Chaturanga free

Flow to your heart’s content without encountering a single chaturanga. If sore wrists and shoulders are holding you back from your practice, or you just need a break from this ever-present pose, this collection of classes will offer some relief while still providing the movement you crave.

Created by Glo
12 classes • 322 mins

Yoga

Level 2 15 mins

Flow and sweat to your heart's content - all without chatturanga or pressure on the wrists. Features a creative, heat building standing pose sequence. Find balance in your body and finish up with hip openers to ground you. A great practice to do in the morning when time is tight or for a quick pick me up when you are on the go.

Yoga

Level 1-2 45 mins

If your wrists are bothering you for any reason, this class will allow you to move without putting any weight on your hands. We'll cut out the chatarungas and down dogs and move through a balanced sequence consisting of mostly standing, balancing, and twisting postures. Props Suggested: Two blocks.

Yoga

Level 1-2 15 mins

A great practice that offers a little twist on the traditional sun salutation while still maintaining many of the key elements without chaturanga. A great alternative for those who many not have this pose in their repertoire or are working with shoulder challenges that are specific to chaturanga.

Yoga

Level 2 15 mins

All students can practice yoga, no matter what the circumstances! Here, we are going to explore a short introductory ashtanga yoga practice that you can do when you do not want to put pressure on your wrists. Utilizing the foundation of Breath, Bandhas and Vinyasa, we will work systematically to build heat and get you moving!

Yoga

Level 1-2 30 mins

On those days when your wrists are simply not cooperating, this practice will keep you off them while opening your shoulders and chest to help them feel better. You'll begin with upper body stretches at the wall, then move to standing for warrior variations and lunges with your block. Come back down for bridge and a twist before taking a final rest in savasana. Props Needed: A block, a strap, a blanket, and wall space.

Yoga

Level 2 30 mins

Wind down your day with a stretchy, feel-good sequence to release any stagnant energy and let go of whatever the day may have thrown at you. Ease yourself into a restful evening by finishing the class with a supported backbend, a mild twist, and pranayama. Your body and mind will thank you. Props Needed: A block.

Yoga

Level 2 15 mins

Want to flow without chaturanga? Then this short practice is for you. Ripple through sweet standing pose combinations with grace. Get grounded.

Yoga

Level 2-3 30 mins

Bring freedom to every part of your body through a broad spectrum of poses. Learn how to create stability in order to gain more flexibility and range of motion in your practice. Discover the meaning of the word "svatantrya" and how a respect for your own innate freedom helps you advocate for others, making the world a kinder place. And as a bonus - do it all without a single chaturanga!

Yoga

Level 2 30 mins

Ever have days where you want to flow, but you certainly don't want to be aggressive about it? Well, this class is for you! No chaturangas (you're welcome) with plenty of lunge postures that build with each round until you have a steady, soothing flow geared towards opening your front body. Work your quads, hamstrings and hips with grounding postures like goddess, then walk away feeling stronger and more balanced.

Yoga

Level 2 15 mins

A Quick and Strong Practice to Take it Easy on the Shoulders - A basic and introductory Ashtanga Yoga practice you can do when you need to rest your shoulders a bit... or make them stronger and more stable.

Yoga

Level 1-2 30 mins

Want to give your shoulders and wrists a break? Get ready to break a sweat without doing a single plank or downward dog. Explore a circular flow that calls for balance and stability while utilizing all sides of your mat. Heat up with a continuous flow, gliding in and out of warriors, low lunges and standing balances as your legs and arms are put to work! You'll forget all about chaturanga during this well-rounded class. Props Suggested: A block.

Yoga

Level 2 45 mins

With minimal time on your hands, navigate through a somewhat unusual practice inspired by the way kids move. Begin with your hands on the ground, and eventually find the remainder of the practice using only your legs, hips and core body. Practice transitions like navasana to ardha navasana to camel pose, and open with pigeon before cooling down with happy baby and supta gomukhasana. Rest in savasana to complete your practice.

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