Citizen On-Demand is a digital movement and well-being studio offering the best of Citizen Yoga to students all over the world. With hundreds of alignment-based yoga classes, guided yoga and mental health series, and motivating challenges, students have the opportunity to improve their overall well-being on their own time, at their own pace, and at their own place.
Luke has a "no-frills" approach to yoga. He believes that what you focus on expands and is fascinated by the intersection of where modern-day science meets with what the yoga traditions teach about breath, body, and consciousness. His offerings are light-hearted, informative, challenging, and fun.
Connect with Luke!
- Follow Luke on Instagram @lukesasek - Listen to his playlists on Spotify - Take an in-studio or online live class with Luke, his schedule can be found here
Viloma pranayama is a 3-part breath that goes against the natural rhythm of our breath to calm nerves and introduce a sense of lightness. Follow along as Luke teaches guide you through a Viloma pranayama practice for managing change and transitions.
Box breath, or Sama Vrtti pranayama, is a simple and calming breathing technique you can practice any time you need to calm your nerves. Follow along as Luke teaches you how to re-center with this measured breath.
Class Format: Meditation + Pranayama
Suggested Props: 1 bolster or pillow
Alternate nostril breathing, or nadi shodhana pranayama, is a simple breathing technique that cleanses energy channels (nadis) throughout the body. Follow along as Luke teaches you how to bring balance into your body by breathing through one nostril at a time.
Slow Burn: Practice for Emotional Stability with Luke
A handful of poses are held for a prolonged period of time in an effort to balance energy between the head and the heart. This class features supportive, grounding postures meant to build congruity between breath, body, and mind.
Props Needed: a block, bolster, 2-3 blankets, chair
Open the shoulders with a sequence designed to increase mobility. Learn how to use gravity and the support of the wall to safely and effectively extend the range of motion in your upper back and shoulders over time.
This series helps stretch and lengthen the psoas muscles as well as increase hip movement and function. Engage and mobilize your spine, priming it to move in all directions as you open your hips and deeply twist.
Slow Burn: Lengthen + Open your Quadriceps with Luke
This sequence focuses on making space for stretching out the quadriceps. You'll feel a deep sensation of opening and lengthening in the front of the thighs and learn how to confidently find a healthy edge in each pose.