This vigorous online yoga class focuses on circulation in the summer months to keep the heart and small intestines healthy, based on Chinese medicine and the meridians of the body. Emphasis is placed on opening the arms and keeping circulation going and the heart pumping with lots of arm variations and shoulder openers, leading into shoulder stand and several other inversions. Sweat and then cool down in this practice. Have a block and blanket available. (51 mins.)
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 ...
The Yoga Vida method connects purposeful movements with conscious breath. Their educational approach improves body awareness and promotes individual choice. Yoga Vida is a studio in New York City that was founded in 2009 by Mike Patton, a Princeton University economics graduate, college ice hockey player, Wall Street broker turned yogi and Hilaria Baldwin, an NYU alumna, former professional dancer, Extra TV correspondent, mother, yoga teacher and wellness expert. Find Vinyasa yoga, Restorative yoga, Prenatal yoga classes and other styles from popular yoga teachers including Nathan Lowry, Kat Schamens, Jessica Willis, Rebecca Hajek, Jen Carter, Kat Fowler, Heather Lilleston, Zander Gladish, Domenic Savino, and Lindsay Hilscher.