Intro to Core Strength Vinyasa Yoga
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Intro to Core Strength Vinyasa Yoga

A New Approach for a Revolutionary Yoga Practice
4.8 (14 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
88 students enrolled
Created by Melissa Scott
Last updated 6/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Incorporate key principles of Core Strength Vinyasa Yoga into your yoga practice
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Requirements
  • A yoga mat
  • Two yoga blocks or other props for support
  • A blanket or small cushion
Description

This easy-to-follow course introduces basic principles of Core Strength Vinyasa (CSV) Yoga for beginning and experienced yogis. CSV uses cutting-edge anatomy knowledge for a safer, stronger, more efficient yoga practice. New students will learn yoga basics to build flexibility and strength. Experienced yogis will learn new ways to move to get more benefits on the mat. Seven sessions culminate with a 30-minute CSV flow practice you can do any time.

Who is the target audience?
  • Beginning yoga students just starting to explore the practice
  • Experienced students looking for a new understanding of anatomy and asana
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Curriculum For This Course
15 Lectures
02:02:14
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Introduction & Breath
1 Lecture 08:43

An intro to the Core Strength Vinyasa practice and the breath we'll use for our practices.

Preview 08:43
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Warm-Up
2 Lectures 12:27

How and why we warm up the body.

Warm-Up Lecture
02:30

A warm-up practice to get you stronger, centered, and ready to move.

Preview 09:57
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Sun Salutations
2 Lectures 12:33

A brief intro to Sun Salutations and how they differ in Core Strength Vinyasa.

Sun Salutations Lecture
03:44

A Sun Salutation practice with beginner, intermediate, and advanced variations. Stick to the variation that's best for you and your body.

Sun Salutations Yoga Practice
08:49
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Standing Poses, Part 1
2 Lectures 12:22

An introduction to the principles of Standing Poses in Core Strength Vinyasa.

Standing Poses Part 1 Lecture
02:19

A Standing Pose practice based on lunging poses.

Standing Poses Part 1 Yoga Practice
10:03
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Standing Poses, Part 2
2 Lectures 14:15

A continuation of discussion about Standing Poses in Core Strength Vinyasa.

Standing Poses Part 2 Lecture
03:02

A Standing Pose Practice based on Warrior Poses.

Standing Poses Part 2 Yoga Practice
11:13
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Backbends
2 Lectures 14:00

An introduction on how to safely backbend using Core Strength Vinyasa principles.

Backbends Lecture
03:50

A Backbending Practice using Core Strength Vinyasa principles. *Please warm up thoroughly before this practice.

Backbends Yoga Practice
10:10
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Seated & Floor Poses
2 Lectures 15:11

An introduction to the principles of stretching and floor poses in Core Strength Vinyasa.

Seated & Floor Poses Lecture
04:31

A practice of seated and floor poses based on Core Strength Vinyasa principles.

Seated & Floor Poses Yoga Practice
10:40
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Conclusion & Putting It All Together
2 Lectures 32:43

Final thoughts and wrap-up.

Conclusion
02:39

A 30-minute Core Strength Vinyasa practice combining all the elements in this course. Enjoy!

Core Strength Vinyasa Yoga Practice
30:04
About the Instructor
Melissa Scott
4.1 Average rating
49 Reviews
328 Students
3 Courses
Yoga Teacher, Therapist, and Life Coach

Melissa Scott is on a mission to help you recognize your strength, live into your Truth, and have your most authentic life possible.

She's a yoga teacher, counselor, writer, and life coach who believes everyone can be their best self. Her Core Strength Vinyasa classes develop deep core strength and focus on moving from center, both on and off the mat. She combines her knowledge of Western psychology and Eastern philosophy for classes that are creative, challenging, and deeply centering.

A passionate yoga student for over a decade, with a background in dance and martial arts, Melissa uses her knowledge of the mind-body connection, energy dynamics, and deep core anatomy to move past fears to a deeper, more empowered place. In addition to teaching yoga and working with individual clients, she presents regularly on stress management, mind-body psychology, and sacred activism.