Honey Flow: Holiday Hips ‘n’ Sides

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Kevin Bigger

e-ryt 500 yoga teacher and teacher trainer based in brooklyn, ny.  i started practicing yoga up in boston in my late teens, immediately after a period of massive (less than healthy) weight loss, and just before...
(suggested props: two blocks, a blanket, and a bolster or large pillow)

After Thanksgiving, we all might might feel a bit sluggish; this class embraces that sloth-like energy as we start slow and stay close to the ground to work with the hips and create space in the waist. When we do stand up, the poses are all meant to make space in your abdomen as you continue to digest your holiday meal.

(Int) The most delicious (and stealthily challenging) of Kula classes. A one hour serving of sticky, sweaty Kula Flow, lathered with 20 minutes of yin yoga (deep, intense stretching) and a 15 minute restorative asana topping. YUM. We know that no one needs a little deep chill out more than NYC yogis, but most of us are too type A to take a true restorative class. So – this is the Kula solution. As one student put it: "You kick our ass for an hour and then kiss it for another 30 minutes.” (Sanskrit translation please)?