Foundations Classes

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Check out these Yoga Medicine Foundations classes taught by our Registered Therapeutic Specialists to build a strong therapeutic framework for your practice. A great place to start if you’re new to yoga or new to Yoga Medicine and looking to get the most out of your practice. You can stay here as long as you like or when you feel ready for more head over to our full database to search for classes to suit your needs.

Tutorial: Overhead Bind

This foundations tutorial explores the overhead bind, which can be used in one-sid…

Foundations

10 min

Rachel Land

Tutorial: Revolved Triangle

This foundations tutorial outlines revolved triangle pose (also called Parivrtta T…

Foundations

10 min

Rachel Land

Tutorial: Chaturanga Dandasana

This foundations tutorial introduces low push up pose (also called Four Limb Staff…

Foundations

10 min

Rachel Land

Tutorial: 3 Alignment Tips for Backbends

This foundations tutorial introduces three key tips for backbends. Through a combi…

Foundations

10 min

Valerie Knopik

Foundations: Warrior 2 & Side Facing Poses

This mini practice breaks down the alignment of Warrior 2, Extended Side Angle, Re…

Hatha Vinyasa

20 min

Dana Diament

Foundations: Engage Your Hands, Release Your Wrists

If you’re new to Vinyasa or Hatha yoga, bearing weight on your hands can present a…

Hatha Vinyasa

20 min

Rachel Land

Foundations: Healthy Spine Proprioception

New research suggests that lower back issues aren’t just about regulating the mech…

Hatha Vinyasa

30 min

Tiffany Cruikshank

Foundations: Introduction to Meditation

This introduction to meditation is a great place to start if you’re new to meditat…

Meditation

30 min

Dana Diament

Foundations: Core & Neutral Spine

The spine is an incredible structure, made to move in all directions, but many yog…

Hatha Vinyasa

30 min

Rachel Land

Foundations: Introduction to Pranayama

Breath is such an important part of the yoga practice. Learning how to harness the…

Pranayama

30 min

Dana Diament

Foundations: Lower Back Care

This short and sweet class introduces essential concepts for supporting the lower …

Hatha Vinyasa

15 min

Dana Diament

Foundations: Hip Stability

Creating and maintaining stability in the hip is not only crucial to the joints' l…

Hatha Vinyasa

30 min

Jenni Tarma

Foundations: Purposeful Practice

Do you ever wonder if you're doing the poses "the right way?" While many people wa…

Hatha Vinyasa

30 min

Jenni Tarma

Foundations: Transitions

Whether you have lower back discomfort, want to help prevent it or simply want to …

Hatha Vinyasa

30 min

Tiffany Cruikshank

Foundations: Shoulder Stability

This foundations tutorial introduces the basics of shoulder stability in weight be…

Hatha Vinyasa

30 min

Valerie Knopik

Foundations: Intro to Restorative

This foundations tutorial introduces the basics behind the restorative yoga practi…

Restorative

30 min

Valerie Knopik

Foundations: Intro to MFR

Myofascial release can be a powerful addition to yoga practice - especially helpfu…

Myofascial Release

30 min

Rachel Land

Foundations: Intro to Yin

This is a yin class for those new to yin yoga or those curious about the what, why…

Yin Yoga

30 min

Tiffany Cruikshank