What you'll get:
This course includes a 30 minute yoga class to help you develop flexibility, core strength, and stress relief. Learn to focus and breathe in classical yoga poses that help you look at yoga in a new way. This class teaches you the key alignment techniques to be aware of for a safe practice, without distracting from the flow of the class.
You also get access to 4 short how-to videos focusing on the alignment of each pose to do back to back or when you have only a few minutes in your day. Those poses are:
Some of the poses this 30 minute video will cover are:
The 30 minute class starts with warm up poses, goes through sun salutations, a cool down and ends with shavasana (relaxation). It focuses on core strengthening, and exercising key muscles that are the source of discomfort. Ending with relaxation allows the body a few minutes to absorb the practice and let the mind settle to continue daily activities with ease and focus. It incorporates muscle strengthening poses for your core, back and legs.
This course also includes a short how-to video for a kids' yoga pose so you can do this with your kids, or just to add some fun play into your life.
Who is your teacher?
Jessica Walsh is a certified 200 hour yoga teacher through the Himalayan Institute. She has been studying yoga since she was 16. She holds yoga classes for kids and adults locally, private sessions, and recently started producing videos to share her teaching with the world.
Please consult your doctor before starting this practice to learn any limitations you might have.
This class is designed for beginner to intermediate students, making sure to be aware of your own abilities and limitations. It will take the intermediate student to the next level by bringing awareness to alignment and practice, and is a great foundation class for anyone new to yoga, with awareness of their abilities.
Disclaimer: The techniques and suggestions presented in this video are not intended to substitute for proper medical advice. Consult your physician before beginning any new exercise program. Jessica Walsh and Udemy assumes no responsibility for injuries suffered while practicing these techniques. If you are elderly or have any chronic or recurring conditions such as high blood pressure, neck or back pain, arthritis, or heart disease, seek your physician’s advice before practicing to determine necessary precautions.
This video guides you step by step through Warrior 1 pose.
This video guides you step by step through Dancer pose.
This video guides you step by step through Tree pose.
Jessica Walsh is a certified 200 hour yoga teacher through The Himalayan Institute. She studied yoga and dance at Penn State University. Her teachings are based on the Iyengar style and focus on proper alignment. Jessica attends the Yoga Journal Conference, Wanderlust, Bhaktifest and other festivals annually to study with internationally known teachers. Some of which are Marsha Wenig, Bryan Kest and Judith Hanson Lasater. She is the founder of YogiDance, a kids yoga program. Her newest project, Downdog Update is a youtube channel all about yoga!