Kula Flow: Freshen Up Those Feet! With Pada (& Hasta) Variations

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Nikki Vilella

After moving to Tribeca twenty years ago, I stumbled upon a premie Kula on the way to the train. I went, was hands down hooked by the first hip opener, and the rest is history. I started teaching at Kula in 2005 ...
(Suggested props: 2 blocks and 1 blanket)

Your hands and your feet are often your first points of contact. This class will challenge your foundational connections and develop a deeper relationship to how we connect with the earth. You will explore side angles, side planks, foot refreshers, handstand variations, and a belly backbend. Class closes with an inverted plank and seated outer hip openers.

(Int/Adv) Kula Flow is vinyasa (or flow) style yoga with an emphasis on creativity and alignment. Classes are inventive and thoughtful sequences of sun salutations, standing & seated postures, back bending, and inversions—guided by a steady breath to tone and calm the mind. Most teachers also use bandha work to open and strengthen the inner body. (Classes differ in tone and vigor depending on the teacher, so if you have special needs/interests please contact [email protected]) For students with a regular yoga practice.