To keep vinyasa classes flowing, I cannot always say all the things I want to say about a pose in class. So I have created these tutorials to offer you more guidance on some specific topics that may be relevant to your learning. The more we educate ourselves, the safer and easier the practice will become. Please take a few moments to view them and try out the techniques offered in the tutorial.
You may also enjoy viewing these Vinyasa Sequences to guide you through a flowing practice with less instruction.
Beginners might like to follow the Beginners Course which is comprised of 10 videos of full-length classes.
In this video I go into more detail about a variety of variations for Vasisthasana (Side Arm Plank ), one of my favourite postures. Hopefully there’s something here for everyone that will allow them to practice this pose and to develop strength and mastery.
Wrist Position in Chaturanga Dandasana
One key to practising yoga for the long-term is to look after your joints. In this quick 3-minute video I offer you some suggestions on how to keep your wrists in good alignment for this frequently done pose.
This article and video will guide you through the three transitions that I recommend to my students when we are doing a typical vinyasa flow transition from one side to the other.
Adho Mukha Svanasana with Props
This 4-page article and its video will give you a brief tutorial on how I use props to modify Downward Facing Dog for some students. I believe these modifications can be beneficial to everyone so that they can experience the pose in a new way.
Mastering Chaturanga Dandasana
In this video I present suggestions the ideal form of this tricky pose as well as suggestions for modifications that you can make as well as ways to build strength to make the pose more accessible to you.
Yoga Blankets: Folding & Uses
This video explains the variety of uses for yoga blankets in a yoga class and how beneficial they can be to making your practice more comfortable.