The Beginning: A Very Good Place to Start

The Beginning: A Very Good Place to Start

Fear ye not! These classes are short, sweet, and simple. We've broken up individual poses for you to learn the building blocks of some of the most common poses in the yoga practice.

Leave your questions in the comments and we'll gladly support you as you learn the basics and develop your unique practice!

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The Beginning: A Very Good Place to Start
  • How to Breathe in Yoga

    Learn the fundamentals of Ujjayi (pronounced oo-ji-yee) also known as “victorious breath.”

    This breath will support you to lengthen your breath and warm up your body. Learn to breathe in a way that will support your ability to stay in the yoga poses a bit longer.

    Teacher: Shannon Algeo

  • Downward Dog

    Want to learn the subtle details of downward dog? This thoughtful breakdown will lead you through the basic building blocks and some ways to refine and finesse.

    Think of it like a mini workshop where you’ll learn about rotations, plugging the hands and feet, and unique ways to approach this c...

  • Upward Facing Dog

    Want to learn the subtle details of updog? This thoughtful breakdown will lead you through the basic building blocks and some ways to refine and finesse.

    Think of it like a mini workshop where you’ll learn about distributing the backbend through your whole body, building up to full upward fac...

  • Warrior 1 Pose

    The alignment of this pose is randomly challenging. Learn to properly square your hips and set yourself up for a successful Warrior 1!

  • Warrior 2 Pose

    Learn the basic building blocks and fundamental alignment cues for Warrior 2. Your Warrior 2 will never be the same again!

    Teacher: Shannon Algeo

  • Triangle Pose

    Learn to externally rotate your thigh bones in the hip socket and receive the juicy, spine-lengthening benefits of a properly aligned triangle!

    This is one of Shannon's favorite poses!

    Teacher: Shannon Algeo

  • Standing Forward Bend

    Want to learn the subtle details of a standing forward bend? This thoughtful breakdown will lead you through the basic building blocks and some ways to refine and finesse.

    Think of it like a mini workshop where you’ll learn about articulating yourself in your hip joints. Get into the hang and...

  • Standing Poses

    Want to learn the subtle details of a low lunge and a high lunge? This thoughtful breakdown will lead you through the basic building blocks and some ways to refine and finesse.

    Think of it like a mini workshop where you’ll learn about these two poses that set the stage for all the warrior pos...