Alanna Kaivalya, the founder of The Kaivalya Yoga Method, is an artistic, and inspiring teacher of yoga. Listed as Yoga Journals top 21 Yoga Teachers Under 40 (March, 2008), Alanna teaches all over the globe and is known for her spot on adjustments, live music and deep philosophical teachings. In addition to making her classes available through live podcasts and videos, she has produced her own album (Shine), writes regularly for Huffington Post, and wrote the book Myths of the Asanas (Mandala Press) which is becoming a go to for yoga teachers and students alike. If you enjoy the deep practice of yoga and direct experience with the heart, Alanna's teachings will uplift your spirit. For more information about Alanna, visit her site, alannak.com, fan her on Facebook or follow her on Twitter and YouTube.
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This easy and empowering, real-life, and comprehensive course is taught by Alanna Kaivalya , voted one of America’s favorite yoga instructors under the age of 40 by Yoga Journal Magazine , and an expert in making the timeless, enriching power of yoga accessible to the modern day practitioner.
The online yoga classes have been developed to teach you, in only 7 days, how to live the yoga lifestyle you’ve been dreaming of to help maintain a healthy body, a clear mind, and an uplifted spirit. This innovative method of teaching shows you exactly how to incorporate yoga into your everyday life by giving you a 7 day primer that you can continue to follow every week, or simply follow Alanna’s week-long guidance to take your yoga practice to the next level and feel empowered, invigorated and enlightened!
Yoga’s health benefits are well recognized by the global community and Alanna makes the yoga practice simple, easy to follow and accessible so you can understand exactly how to live like a yogi- both on and off the mat.
As a bonus to the video portion of the program, you receive lectures on yoga philosophy to help you get started on a path of mental clarity, and a comprehensive course guide that will continue to be a valued resource anytime - long after your first 7 days leading a complete yoga lifestyle!
What is a Complete Yoga Lifestyle?
1 Body - Yoga promises personal transformation and health. To fulfill this promise as a yogi, you start each day by doing your practice. A yoga practice can be as short as 5 minutes or as long as 90. The key is consistency. This course shows you exactly how to craft and create your yoga routine to become a natural part of your life - just like brushing your teeth.
2 Mind - Alanna offers you insight not only into the health-restoring benefits of yoga, but also into the mind-clearing benefits of the yoga philosophy by keeping it real, practical and down to earth. Yoga philosophy is an easy lens to look through and change your perspective on life. Alanna shares with you simple, uncomplicated ways to do this and make life look a little brighter.
3 Spirit - Unfettered by dogma or doctrine, Alanna’s modern day wisdom illuminates the power of the yoga practice to bring complete well-being, beginning with the transformation of the body and the clearing of the mind, but also by giving insights as to how to live with a free and open heart. It’s simple, and it starts with our intention, our focus on our breath and using our yoga practice to affect more than just what happens on our mat. Her lectures will show you creative ways to let your yoga practice change you...and your world.</p>
Welcome to the Liberate Your Practice course! This introductory video gives an overview of the program.
Daily notes to outline your 7 day course to creating your complete yoga lifestyle! In here you'll find detailed instructions outlining each day, and hints and tips to keep your progress moving toward your goal.
Quick instructions to get started on your first day toward creating your yoga lifestyle!
This lecture unlocks the key to building a safe home practice. Learn the tricks and techniques of how to safely and effectively sequence a home yoga practice. With just a few simple hints you can sequence the right kind of practice for you on any given day, no matter whether you're a beginner or intermediate practitioner and no matter where you are in the world!
Quick instructions for your second day toward creating your complete yoga lifestyle.
Use this 6 minute warm-up to boost your energy and feel awesome throughout the day! This short series can be situated at the beginning of a longer practice, or done on it's own in lieu of a coffee break throughout the day.
Cool down after your practice with this simple sequence to ease the hips.
Shavasana is an essential piece to any practice. Give your body time to rest, relax and rejuvenate.
Tadasana is the most basic asana in the yoga repetoire. Learn how the alignment of Tadasana unlocks every other pose we know!
Ever wonder how, if yoga is supposedly 5,000 years old, it showed up here and now in the west? This video lecture gives you all the important details of yoga through the ages including important dates, figures and insights so you can understand the history of this life-changing practice!
Quick insructions for your third day to a complete yoga lifestyle.
This simple sun salutation is easy for beginners, or if you're looking for a lighter way to ease into your standing poses.
This series of asanas is designed to strengthen the legs and enhance balance. It is an elegant series of some of our most favorite yoga postures.
The sage poses help to challenge the core, open the shoulders and lengthen the spine.
Unlock the power of props in this video tutorial on the best ways to use blankets, blocks, straps and bolsters in your practice.
The very first aphorism of yoga's quintessential text tells us that yoga is all around us, and it's easy to see if we know how to look for it.
Get started with these instructions on your fourth day toward a complete yoga lifestyle.
Classical Sun Salutation A series from the Ashtanga Vinyasa system.
This standing pose series focuses on strength and balance and helps to open the hips.
This backbend series strengthens the spine and opens the shoulders.
Shoulderstand is the queen of all asanas and has enormous benefits for overall health and well-being.
As the "queen of all postures," Shoulderstand has the power and potential to balance the body's energetic and physiological systems. This tutorial gives you insight as to how to safely do shoulderstand and gain the benefits of this extraordinary pose.
Get started on day five of your complete yoga lifestyle with these simple instructions.
Classical sun salutation B series from the Ashtanga Vinyasa system.
This series is a more challenging version of the Crescent Series - it includes standing splits pose.
This backbending series helps to open the hip flexors and upper spine.
Headstand is a quintessential pose and has tremendous benefits for overall well-being.
Finish the practice with this simple sequence to release and neutralize the whole spine.
Learn how to do headstand safely and adjust for every level of ability in this tutorial.
Almost done! Here's some simple steps for your sixth day of your complete yoga lifestyle.
Twists are an essential part of any practice and this standing series features great twists to energize your spine.
These balance poses cultivate strength and flexibility.
This backbending series is a complete opening of the front of the body, especially the hips and the heart.
The Birds at the Gate series focuses on opening the hips and side of the body.
Everyone wants to be happy. This yoga sutra gives us a simple recipe for how to be happy in any given situation!
Here's your quick guide to you last day of creating your complete yoga lifestyle. Congratulations!
This warm up series focuses on loosening the hips.
These balance poses help to generate focus and steadiness.
This forward bending sequence focuses on strengthening the core.
All of us who enjoy an asana practice are taking part in the eight-limbed path outlined by Patanjali in the Yoga Sutra. Learn all eight parts of this comprehensive method and understand why each limb is a part of a whole and complete practice that can be applied in a real-world way to your life.
Alanna is incredibly knowledgeable in the history of Yoga. I liked her simple but profound skills in teaching. I am a certified teacher with 27 yrs. of practicing yoga...and I loved learning from Alanna, every teacher and student would benefit from her class. Thank you for the time, your talents and gifts in sharing with me.
Good videos, lectures and workbook. You won't be disappointed.
Great course really enjoyed it. Plenty of ideas for future and I can keep coming back to the sessions thanks
Im enjoying the abiily to learn a series of sequentual poses that will help me with my desire to learn how to sequence a workout for myself and friends. Namaste Ada