Bit-O-Honey (45 min): Tone & Release the Shoulders, Upper Back & Neck

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Schuyler Grant

I used to think that yoga was something my parents did to embarrass me in front of my friends in junior high. But 20 years ago, recovering from a back injury, I began practicing asana and discovered something I h...
(Suggested props: 2 blocks, strap or thin towel, optional bolster & blanket)

Through a blend of slow flow and longer holds we gently strengthen and intelligently stretch the upper torso. We all need this. Regularly.

(Int) Sometime you have a hankering for something small and just sweet enough. Schuyler brings you a nibble of the classic Honey Flow. Half of class is slow but steady Kula style progressive flow (note bien: this is a chaturanga free zone).  The second half is longer Yin style holds, wrapped up with pranayama, Yoga Nidra, or guided meditation. (We suggest that you have plenty of props at the ready. Couch cushions and blankets from your bed will do - but it might also be time to invest in a full set of proper yoga props! You can also cue up an eye pillow, lavender oil and someone to rub your feet in Savasana.)