Saturday, October 31, 2015
Anusara Yoga SPOOKtacular Halloween Class
Anusara Yoga SPOOKtacular Halloween Class Plan + Theme + Sequence
Halloween is a time of courage! Where spooky things often jump out at us, our heart quicken and we feel alive! What can be even more scary then a haunted house or a scary movie is unveiling the masks we wear on a daily basis. These daily masks we wear to protect ourself let's us feel safe. Taking off our masks, being vulnerable, authentic and honest takes courage, connects us to our heart and let's us feel alive! Alive and real. It's scary but a quote I love is "magic happens outside of our comfort zone". While everyone else is dressing up for Halloween in todays yoga class let's dress down. Let's push ourself outside our comfort zone, take off our masks and unveil the magic and beauty of our hearts.
Theme: Magic happens outside our comfort zone
Heart quality: courage
Apex: drop backs
UPA: Open To Grace (opening ourself up to something bigger then our comfort zone.) Muscle Energy (drawing into ourself to find courage and stability) Shoulder Loop (courageously opening out heart)
Tadasana half moon stretch
Lunge with side stretch
Lunge bend and straighten back leg 3x- Anjaneyasana with side stretch
Upright EPRK prep
Prone pec stretch
Anjaneyasana twist with quad stretch
Lunge twist - high runners lunge twist
Goddess- prasarita padottanasan hands clasp behind back
Rev warrior - parsvakonasana
Lunge eagle arms- eagle- standing backbend
Dolphin hands turned out on wall
Quad stretch at wall
Ustrasana against wall
Danurasana - side- side
Setu bandha sarvangasana
Urdhva danurasana 2x
Drop backs with partner
AMS with partner
Supta symmetrical root femurs
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