Growing up with a yoga teacher as her mother, Ashleigh began her exploration of yoga at an early age, dedicated to the pursuit of healing a lifelong spine condition. Now, living a pain free and spiritually empowered life, Ashleigh is dedicated to sharing the healing power of yoga with the world.
This class will teach you the foundational techniques you need to know to establish, build and advance your balancing poses. Learn proper foot alignment, how to engage the legs and hips in and find strength and freedom in your back. Props: chair, block
This class breaks down the basics and essentials for Warrior 1, 2 and 3 poses as well as alternative variations of each. Learn exercises to help open parts of the body that may be limiting your ability in these poses. Props: Towel/blanket, 1-2 blocks
Learn the basics for safe and effective twists. Twists are great for restoring mobility to the spine, bringing healthy blood flow to the organs and creating balance in the whole body. Props: Towel/blanket.
Explore how to safely and effectively practice three of the most common yoga postures: downward dog, cobra and standing forward fold. Learn how to perform these poses with healthy alignment so you can avoid injury and increase strength and flexibility.
Learn powerful tools to loosen the tight areas around the neck and shoulders that can cause restricted movement, headaches and fatigue. These practices can be used again and again to release stress and tension in order to find freedom and space.
An all around great practice for when you want to move the body, enliven your breath and let stress melt away. Slow, strong movements linked with long deep breaths will meet you in whatever state you are in and help bring you to a place of centered calm.
Activate, tone and sculpt your legs, glutes and abs in this strength based yoga class using light weights. Expect repetition, long holds and plyometrics (jumps) to strengthen and shape your body. Props: kettlebell, ankle weights, resistance band.
Find some relief whether you have been sitting at a desk or standing on your feet all morning. This sequence will reverse the effects of habitual work postures so you can you digest lunch and return to work energized and alert.
Wind down at the end of the day in order to move towards relaxation and eventually sleep. Use this sequence to help unwind the body and calm the mind and relieve any excess tension before heading to bed. Props: chair, bolster.