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Monthly Themes

Over 108 poses and variations taught in the course of 12 months.  Consistency plus variety.

Gradual, cumulative learning process.  Move through your whole body systematically; experience rapid self-improvement. Support for weaving yoga into your life.

Theme Descriptions

 

January 2022

Daily Practice

This theme focuses on the poses that make the biggest difference in your life, in the shortest amount of time. Each week gives you a new home practice that you can incorporate into your lifestyle.

 

February  2022

Neck & Shoulders

Get an immediate improvement in your neck and shoulders.  Tangible results keep you coming back for a whole month of healing.  Reconnect your head and heart and experience inner healing.  Svaroopa® yoga's process of "lifting and lightening" your whole spine reaches through your neck and head for a release that is more than physical.

 

March  2022

Balance & Inversions

Discover your effortless point of balance and steadiness and feel how your mind becomes wonderfully peaceful.  Once you’ve developed this ability upright, you'll learn how to apply balancing upside down.  

 

April  2022

Seated Poses & Twists

This theme is often nicknamed “Bliss Yoga,” because its slow paced and meditative.  The deep twists unravel tension in the layers of muscles wrapped around your spine, and the seated poses become deliciously comfortable. The result is deep meditation. 

May 2022

Lower Spinal Release

Lower spinal release poses are amazingly easy and provide incredibly powerful, lasting physical changes.  Discover the root of the deeper inner dimension that fuels your life.

 

June 2022

Abdominals

Use your abdominal muscles in a "yogic" way.  As your core opens, you will discover new strength in your abs, arms and legs. This strength works together with your deep openings to enable you to do activities with less strain, less pain, and less effort.  Discover ease in strength.

 

July 2022

Backbends

Apply your newfound abdominal abilities to the most challenging of yoga’s poses — backbends.  Develop your ability to move the parts of your spine that are still stiff, through working with your abdominals and arms, in well-aligned, well-propped, and well-assisted yoga poses.  You are likely to grow ½” or more in this series!  You'll be amazed!

 

August 2022

Classical Poses

Learn an accessible way to do classical yoga poses (the ones you see in yoga books and videos). We customize the pose to your readiness, while moving you beyond where you think you can go.  Get the fullest benefit from yoga and have a lot of fun with this theme. 

 

September 2022

Forward Bends

Forward Bends provide a profound feeling of surrender, serenity & letting go, accompanied by bliss.  Discover the surrender in the midst of the effort, not only in yoga class, but in your whole life.

 

October 2022

Heart Openers

Enjoy spinal release that starts at your tailbone and progresses upward to open your heart. Liberate your breathing and you'll notice how your neck releases naturally.  Even your jaw and sinuses get great benefit!  

 

November 2022

Standing Poses

Stand up to move through the world without adding tensions to your body. As you learn how to stand without tension, you discover more stamina. 

December 2022

Vinyasa

Linking a series of poses together in a continuous movement with breath.  In the vinyasa theme, you’ll be moving.  When you can stay open while moving through poses, you become able to remain open during life’s many changes.