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Open up your hamstrings in this level 2 vinyasa flow class! You'll begin your practice with a slow flow sequence that will gently open the backs of the legs, then you will move through the same sequence one breath per movement. Hold several high lunges to strengthen the legs, while continuing to open up the hamstrings in between lunges. You'll practice 4 Sun Salutation As, emphasizing the length in the backs of the knees in downward facing dog each time, and then flow through 2 rounds of Sun Salutation Bs. Throughout the practice you will practice holding poses such as triangle pose (trikonasana), pyramid pose (parsvottanasana), and revolved triangle pose (parivrtta trikonasana) to deepen the stretch in the hamstrings. This online yoga class will close with lizard pose, pigeon pose, pachimottanasana and a long savasana. Have 2 blocks available. (61 mins.)
Goldie Oren is a popular yoga teacher in New York City. She has combined her background as a former professional ballerina with yoga to form her characteristic high-energy Vinyasa flow classes. She teaches at numerous locations in the City, including exhale spa, Reebok Sports Club NY, Sports Club LA, SLT Yoga, and David Barton Gym. She also works individually with private clients in their homes. Goldie earned a B.A. from Johns Hopkins University, majoring in Writing and recently is the author of a new two-part book series titled "Anatomy of Fitness: Yoga." She has also demonstrated her beautiful yoga practice through modeling in numerous yoga books, including: "Anatomy of Yoga: An Instructor's Guide To Improving Your Poses," and "Healthy Back Anatomy." RateYourBurn.com says, "Her class will physically challenge you and, if taken often enough, has the ability to mold your body into a leaner, fitter, stronger, and more flexible you!" For more information about Goldie, please visit her website www.goldieyoga.org.