heart-opening

Heart Opening

Journey Series

Heart Opening

Lengthen your spine and strengthen the muscles in your low back. This series of strengthening backbends will encourage you to keep your body long and low to the floor. Backbends can be extremely healing to the body if done correctly with good alignment, awareness and a willingness to open the heart center. Recommended props: 1 blanket

Continue the Journey

Journey Series

Day 1
Lengthen and Strengthen
10

Min

1

Level

Lengthen your spine and strengthen the muscles in your low back. This series of strengthening backbends will encourage you to keep your body long and low to the floor. Backbends can be extremely healing to the body if done correctly with good alignment, awareness and a willingness to open the heart center. Recommended props: 1 blanket

Day 2
Yoga for Stress Relief
23

Min

1

Level

Release and reduce stress with this class that focuses on the shoulders - an area of the body where we tend to get tense. Recommended props: 2 blocks, 1 blanket, 1 strap

Day 3
20 Minute Detox
21

Min

1

Level

Twist and sweat the toxins out with this quick detoxifying flow.

Day 4
Beginner's Balance
17

Min

1

Level

Improve your physical balance and deepen your mental focus. Recommended props: 1 blanket, 1 strap

Day 5
Shoulder Flow
30

Min

1

Level

Building shoulder strength and flexibility takes time, but this short beginner practice will help you get there. Recommended props: 2 blocks, 1 strap

Day 6
Twists & Backbends
30

Min

1

Level

Warm up the spine with plenty of twists so you can get into dhanurasana, or bow pose, in this advanced beginners class. Recommended props: 2 blocks, 1 blanket, 1 strap

Day 7
Steady Flow
35

Min

1

Level

Take your time in this well rounded flow class aimed at helping you connect to your breath. Recommended props: 2 blocks, 1 blanket

Day 8
Beginner's Daily Practice
31

Min

1

Level

Take a little bit of time every day for this foundational practice aimed at giving you a well rounded flow in a short period of time. Recommended props: 2 blocks, 1 strap

Day 9
Free Your Spine
49

Min

1

Level

Free your spine through backbends and twists in this flowing beginner yoga sequence. Recommended props: 2 blocks, 1 blanket, 1 strap

Day 10
Refresh Yourself
40

Min

1

Level

Treat yourself to a pick me up in this refreshing practice aimed at leaving you restored. Recommend props: 1 strap

Day 11
Sweet Release
49

Min

1

Level

This practice is all about keeping it simple with a combination of gentle movements followed by some delicious restorative postures. Once you begin to hold postures, be sure your body is comfortable and warm. Resist the temptation to chase after a stretch and give yourself permission to let go. Remember less is more when it comes to restorative yoga. Release yourself into sweet surrender. Recommended props: 1 block, 1 bolster, 2 blankets

Day 12
Tune Into Yourself
46

Min

1

Level

Tune into yourself with this well-rounded practice that’s perfect for beginners, but also great for anyone who wants to get back to basics. Recommended props: 1 blanket

Day 13
Rooted and Radiant
60

Min

2

Level

Begin with a 5-minute meditation, and then move through a series of standing poses for strength and stability while you simultaneously open the psoas, side body, chest and shoulders. Mindful pauses throughout help you experience a deeper sense of presence as well as a fuller more effortless breath. End with a short relaxation and finish feeling more rooted and radiant.

Recommended props: 2 blocks

Day 14
Simple, Not Easy
59

Min

1

Level

Simple poses do not necessarily mean easy poses. This beginner flow yoga class is great for those who are new to yoga, or more advanced students who want to get back to the basics. Recommended props: 2 blocks, 1 blanket, 1 strap

Day 1
Flowing Heart
21

Min

2

Level

21

Min

2

Level

Warm up your spine, stretch your front body, strengthen the muscles that extend your spine, and wake up your abs in this short backbend flow.

Day 2
Cardio Flow
23

Min

2

Level

Move quickly, work up a sweat and get your heart rate up with this intermediate flow!

Day 3
Authentic Self
30

Min

2

Level

Shed the stress of day-to-day life, and access your most authentic self with this thoughtful sequence. Recommended props: 1 block, 1 strap

Day 4
Heart Core Flow
29

Min

2

Level

Open your chest, strengthen your back muscles and wake yourself up! Recommended props: 1 block

Day 5
30 Minute Vinyasa Flow
34

Min

2

Level

Strengthen and come alive with this thirty minute flow class. Recommended props: 1 block

Day 6
Time to Move
32

Min

2

Level

Get your blood flowing with this practice aimed at keeping your moving through the poses. Recommended props: 1 blanket

Day 7
30 Minute Well Balanced Flow
32

Min

2

Level

Get a full body workout in this invigorating vinyasa flow. Recommended props: 2 blocks, 1 strap

Day 8
Heart Healing Flow
48

Min

2

Level

Bring awareness, compassion and flow to your heart, which can get unconsciously closed down by sadness and grief. Check out Mia's Chakras Journey Series. Recommended props: 2 blocks

Day 9
Open Hips, Open Heart
48

Min

2

Level

Focus on your heart and hips in this class filled with backbends and hip openers. Recommended props: 2 blocks, 1 blanket

Day 10
Full Body Burn
47

Min

2

Level

Hit all the key muscles and get a cardio boost in this strong flowing practice. Recommended props: 1 block

Day 11
Anahata Chakra Flow
60

Min

2

Level

Focus on opening the heart to connect to the fourth chakra, which is represented by the color green and linked to the quality and power of love in our life. Then, check out Mia's Vishuddha Chakra video. Recommended props: 2 blocks, 1 bolster

Day 12
Power Yoga
42

Min

2

Level

42

Min

2

Level

This strong power yoga class focuses on building strength in the upper body, particularly the arms, shoulders and chest.

Day 13
60 Minute Well Balanced Flow
57

Min

2

Level

Practice a full class and feel all the physical and mental benefits a flow class has to offer. Recommended props: 1 block

Day 14
Well Rounded Shoulder and Heart Opening Sequence
74

Min

2

Level

Open your heart and shoulders with this well rounded practice. Recommended props: 2 blocks, 1 strap

Day 1
30 Minute Vinyasa Flow
34

Min

2

Level

Strengthen and come alive with this thirty minute flow class. Recommended props: 1 block

Day 2
Quick Challenging Flow
35

Min

3

Level

Break and sweat and have some fun in this challenging sequence. Recommended props: 1 block

Day 3
Cardio Burn
27

Min

3

Level

Get your heart rate up with nonstop movement in this fun and challenging yoga cardio workout.

Day 4
Hip and Heart Flow
41

Min

3

Level

Open your hips and your heart with this flow class. Recommended props: 2 blocks, 1 blanket

Day 5
Morning Power Flow
37

Min

3

Level

Move fast and build heat with lots of vinyasas in this sweaty flow.

Day 6
Empower Yourself
42

Min

3

Level

Enjoy this advanced class that focuses on core strengthening and shoulder opening. Recommended props: 1 strap, 1 blanket

Day 7
Twist, Cardio, Core Combo
38

Min

3

Level

May I please have the twist, cardio, core combo? Get your heart rate up, gain inner strength, and remove toxins with this challenging yoga sequence. Be sure to also try our yoga for detox journey series.

Day 8
Fast Flow
56

Min

3

Level

56

Min

3

Level

Chock full of standing poses, sun salutes, arm balances and core! This is Jesse's signature 90 minute class condensed into one hour.

Day 9
I'll Bend Over Backwards For You
59

Min

3

Level

This long sweaty flow sequence peaks with standing twisting poses and leads up to a bunch of yummy backbends. Recommended props: 1 block

Day 10
Powerful Flow
57

Min

3

Level

This sweaty, hard class gives you a little bit of everything. Recommended props: 1 block

Day 11
Taming the Pigeon
81

Min

3

Level

Warm up and educate all of the areas of the body you need to get into the very challenging pose, king pigeon. Recommended props: 2 blocks, 1 strap

Day 12
Flow to Urdhva Dhanurasana
68

Min

3

Level

Work towards urdhva dhanurasana with this strong class. If practiced regularly, you’ll surely see and feel your progress with this challenging backbend! Recommended props: 2 blocks, 2 blankets

Day 13
Around the World
80

Min

3

Level

Work the right and left sides of the body evenly with a different take on familiar postures in this fun and challenging flow class.

Day 14
Spine Tonic Flow
69

Min

3

Level

Stimulate your mood as you twist and backbend your way through this practice that is sure to lift your spirits and build plenty of heat. And be sure to check out Spine Tonic Flow Part 2. Recommended props: 1 block