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Yoga Class Description

Instead of just stretching a muscle, this online yoga class is designed to begin releasing the Psoas muscle, using certain rotations of the legs and special attention to whether or not the muscle is being strained or there is a release there. A blanket or towel is necessary for this class and two blocks are recommended. Lots of front body openers and crescent lunges will be practiced. (56 mins.)

Level: 2 Style: Vinyasa Flow Yoga Focus: Athletes Yoga, Hip Opening Yoga  

Suggested Yoga Props

towel or blanket and two blocks

Comments & Reviews

Average Rating:


Beth G

Lovely! Very specific. I am high as a kite, got to love all that hip and psoas releasing. Thank you, will be repeating often! Rejuvenating. xo

Carol H

Mostly standard vinyasa - I was hoping for something more distinctive in terms of psoas work.



Heather Lilleston

Originally from northern California, Heather Lilleston has been living and teaching yoga in New York City since 2003. She completed the Jivamukti teacher training with Sharon Gannon and David Life while finishing her BA at New York University, and completed her 800-hour advanced certification in 2008. She continued her training in 2010, exploring a more Iyengar based approach with Rodney Yee and Colleen Saidman Yee at The Yoga Shanti 300-hour teacher training, which she now assists as a mentor. Heather has trained and mentored numerous new teachers at Pure Yoga and The Shala and has been a contributing member of their respective Teacher Training Programs. She currently teaches at Yoga Vida where she is the Yoga Director, as well as Yoga Shanti in Sag Harbor and NYC, and Love Yoga in Montauk. She is the Co-Founder of Yoga For Bad People, a company focused on leading retreats worldwide. Her yoga classes integrate creative Vinyasa sequences with meditation, chanting, and spiritual philosophy. She is known for her sweetness, passion, and authenticity.

Classes By Heather Lilleston

Comments & Reviews

Average Rating:


Beth G

Lovely! Very specific. I am high as a kite, got to love all that hip and psoas releasing. Thank you, will be repeating often! Rejuvenating. xo

Carol H

Mostly standard vinyasa - I was hoping for something more distinctive in terms of psoas work.