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Yoga Class Description

Start in virasana with shoulder work with a block as you practice plugging your upper arms into your shoulder sockets and engaging your upper back in preparation for pincha mayurasana (forearm balance). Tiffany will guide you through an alignment-focused class designed to strengthen and open the shoulders and create length in the spine and side body. Experience a strong standing flow in this online yoga class that will end with backbends, core work and seated twists and forward folds. Have two blocks and a strap available. (81 mins.)

Level: 2 Style: Vinyasa Flow Yoga Focus: Alignment-Based Flow Yoga, Arm Balancing + Inversions Yoga  

Suggested Yoga Props

two blocks and a strap

Comments & Reviews

Average Rating:


Emilia S

Excellent class, well structured, very clear instruction and clear focus on alignment. Tiffany works the class up to pincha so well that pincha somehow becomes easier! Loved the class!

Sammie S

Thanks Tiffany - loved it.



Tiffany Russo

Born and bred in Southern California, Tiffany Russo credits yoga for supplying the yin in her life to counter Los Angeles' yang-like energy. She has completed her 500 hr SmartFLOW teacher training certification under the guidance of her teacher and mentor, Annie Carpenter, and is now a senior SmartFLOW teacher. Tiffany currently teaches at Exhale in Venice, CA as well as at the local Equinox gyms. She is now honored to lead SmartFLOW teacher trainings around the country. To learn more about Tiffany, visit her website http://tiffanyrussoyoga.com.

Classes By Tiffany Russo

Comments & Reviews

Average Rating:


Emilia S

Excellent class, well structured, very clear instruction and clear focus on alignment. Tiffany works the class up to pincha so well that pincha somehow becomes easier! Loved the class!

Sammie S

Thanks Tiffany - loved it.