Bit-O-Honey (45 min): Liberate the Whole Chest, Express the Whole Breath

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Schuyler Grant

I used to think that yoga was something my parents did to embarrass me in front of my friends in junior high. But 20 years ago, recovering from a back injury, I began practicing asana and discovered something I h...
(Suggested props: 2 blocks, blanket, bolster or pillow & strap or straplike object)

One of my favorite practices is side body opening, add in opening the front and back of the chest for a 360 degree experience and you'll be in breath heaven!  We wrap up the asana with 3 pigeon variations and then it's luxuriating in the breath for the rest of class. Bon appetit!

(Int) Sometime you have a hankering for something small and just sweet enough. Schuyler brings you a nibble of the classic Honey Flow.  Half of class is slow but steady Kula style progressive flow (note bien: this is a chaturanga free zone).  The second half is longer holds with resonance breathing, wrapped up with pranayama, Yoga Nidra, or guided meditation. 
Not a particularly nutritious class - but highly addictive!  (We suggest that you have plenty of props at the ready. Couch cushions and blankets from your bed will do - but it might also be time to invest in a full set of proper yoga props! You can also cue up an eye pillow, lavender oil and someone to rub your feet in Savasana.)