You Matter Challenge

You Matter Challenge

14 Episodes

Citizen Yoga's mission is to improve mental health and prevent suicide through personal growth and transformation. Every year, we host a 14-day yoga challenge called You Matter to help you connect and prioritize your mental health during the holiday season.

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You Matter Challenge
  • Pre-Recorded Live Yinyasa with Kacee

    Episode 1

  • Vinyasa + HIIT with Paul

    Episode 2

    Move stagnant energy and build stamina in Paul Witherspoon’s 20-minute HIIT + Vinyasa.

    Class Format: Vinyasa
    Suggested Props: Tennis Shoes
    Sweat Level: 💦💦
    Mental Focus: Progress over perfection

    Playlist: here

  • Coffee + Philosophy: The Ideal Self

    Episode 3

  • 30 Minute Restorative Yoga with Cindy

    Episode 4

    This class is all about surrender. You will practice long holds in several heart opening postures. Using props, these postures will open up tight, tense areas leaving you feeling restored.

    Props Needed: 2 blocks, a blanket and a bolster

    Recommended Playlist: Click Here

  • Loving Kindness Meditation with Caitie

    Episode 5

    This meditation is meant to cultivate feelings of love, kindness, and warmth towards yourself and others. Take 15 minutes to show yourself some love.

    You'll want a blanket or a bolster to sit on.

  • Blend: Overcoming Perfectionism with Kacee

    Episode 6

    Find a wall and prepare to dive inwards as Kacee guides you in an exploration of our tendencies and expectations towards perfectionism.

    Class Format: Blend
    Suggested Props: Wall, 2 blocks, 1 strap, 1 blanket
    Sweat Level: 💦 __ __ __
    Pivotal Pose: N/A
    Physical Focus: Quads, hamstrings
    Mental Focus...

  • Clarity: Hips + Twists Slow Burn with Ann

    Episode 7

    Through the series of twisting, standing poses, and seated hip openers, Ann will push you to sit in the discomfort to build strength and resilience.

    Class is centered on Saucha, the niyama of cleanliness and clarity.

  • Prop-Free Vinyasa with Kacee

    Episode 8

    Kacee offers a quick vinyasa without props for those on the go and need some quick movement in their day.

  • Heart Flow with Dayle

    Episode 9

    The 4th Chakra (Anahata) governs our ability to love ourselves and others. Moving into the expansive space of the heart, Dayle's 34-minute flow explores variations in classic postures to open your body and spirit to compassion, love, and connection.

    Class Format: Blend
    Suggested Props: 2 blocks,...

  • Moving Energy with Katonah Yoga

    Episode 10

    Join Kacee for this recorded livestream Katonah Yoga class from July 8, 2022. This short, vibrant format opens with invigorating pranayama exercises and makes a great lunchtime pick-me-up.

    Class Format: Katonah Yoga
    Sweat: 💦💦
    Suggested Props: blanket, 2-4 blocks, optional strap
    Pose Preview: Anj...

  • Flow for Body Awareness + Appreciation with Ann

    Episode 11

    Learn to embrace yourself as you are in Ann’s 45-minute Blend for Body Awareness and Appreciation with an additional meditation offered at the end.

    Class Format: Blend
    Suggested Props: 2 blocks and a strap
    Sweat Level: 💦 💦 💦
    Mental Focus: Appreciating yourself as you are

  • Heart Opening Breathwork + Gentle Movement with Casey

    Episode 12

    Open the channels of love with this simple flow and breathwork meditation to release energetic blockages in the heart. All you will need for this class is a mat.

  • Blend for Perseverance with Paul

    Episode 13

    Pushing through intensity, discomfort, and setbacks is challenging on and off the mat. Deepen your reserve of willpower as Paul motivates you to embody the personal value of perseverance in this 41-minute Blend.

    Class Format: Blend
    Suggested Props: 2 blocks
    Sweat Level: 💦💦💦
    Pose Preview: Low Lu...

  • Journaling + Restorative Yoga for Joy with Casey

    Episode 14

    Cultivate greater joy with Casey as you set aside 45-minutes of your day to move through physical and reflective journaling exercises.