Kula Flow: Falling (Back) in Love with Down Dog - and All Her Puppies

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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: strap & 2 blocks)
Adho Mukha Svanasana. The project of a life time. Endlessly fascinating, frustrating and fulfilling, downward facing dog is the ultimate full body posture. Mastery may elude us, but competence will color your understanding of the rest of your practice. We also bark up the inversion tree.

(Intermediate/advanced). 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.