Defuse negative emotions

Left to simmer unchecked, negative emotions like anger or anxiety can quickly spiral out of control. While yoga and meditation can’t cure these emotions, they can help you acknowledge how you’re feeling, develop an awareness of your triggers, and find comfort to weather the storm.

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13 classes • 276 mins

Yoga

Level 1 20 mins

Help relieve anxiety and bring fragmented energy back to a grounded and calm place. Move through a sequence of poses designed to help you feel grounded in your body and clear in your mind. Includes hip openers, hamstring stretches and the reminder that you are okay. Props Needed: A block and a strap.

Meditation

10 mins

Practice shifting self-criticism to compassion, kindness, and acceptance. Rather than trying to get rid of your thoughts, simply notice your attitude toward yourself, then consider how you could show yourself more compassion in this moment.

Meditation

5 mins

There are times when we may be tempted to stuff our feelings under our internal energetic rug. But leaning into our emotions can be a powerful and effective part of the healing process. Use this short meditation any time you need permission to simply feel what you feel.

Meditation

10 mins

Create a momentary oasis of calm in the midst of turbulent emotions. This meditation will help you imagine your thoughts and emotions as weather moving across the sky. Storms come and go on their own, as do our thoughts. Rather than try to stop them, we just need to find a place where we are not affected by them.

Meditation

5 mins

Hit the reset button on your mind by focusing on what's positive. Strengthening the muscle of turning toward positivity will help you move through life feeling more fulfilled.

Yoga

Level 1 15 mins

This pranayama tutorial highlights viloma pranayama with a focus on your exhale. A user-friendly and portable practice, it's a perfect way to reduce anxiety in the moment, either in your office or in your bed. Great for insomnia as well or if you are traveling and between time zones. Props Suggested: A blanket, a bolster or pillow, eye pillow or towel.

Yoga

Level 2 45 mins

Manage your physical and mental discomfort by bringing your focus to your body with this practice. Move through this flow to anchor your attention to the present moment and mitigate your mind's tendency to spin out of control. Practice a sequence of sun salutations, standing postures, twists and an inversion, moving with intentional transitional movements between the postures. Maintain steady breathing throughout and allow your mind to reframe back to a balanced state. Props Suggested: A block.

Yoga

Level 1 60 mins

Release fear and anxiety and find a place of peace with this soothing sequence. Reach a state of calm through awareness of thought patterns, breathwork and movement. Begin with restorative poses, using props to support you. Then, slowly move through several standing and seated poses, stretching and loosening up your legs, hips, back and shoulders. Finish with a relaxing savasana. Props Needed: Two bolsters, a blanket and a chair.

Yoga

Level 1-2 60 mins

A better mood starts with recognizing your current state and realizing that you're always advancing, even when you're feeling low. Start with sun salutations and variations, then move with strength, stability, and intention through lower body stretches and gentle twists. Advancement is not performing complex poses, it's when you remember not to compare or judge.

Meditation

10 mins

When you need to decompress from a stressful event, this meditation will help you breathe your way to peace. You'll gradually expand your inhalations and exhalations, breathing into areas of tension and making space between what happened and the present moment.

Meditation

10 mins

For those times when you're struggling to do your best, or you feel like you're not living up to your own expectations, this is a reminder to give yourself a break. Use this meditation any time you're feeling a little overwhelmed or like the pressure you're under is getting to be too much.

Meditation

10 mins

When you find yourself feeling angry or frustrated, this meditation can hep you transmute that emotion into something for the greater good of yourself and the world.

Meditation

15 mins

Don't just suppress uncomfortable emotions; learn to transmute them into peaceful action. This meditation will help you feel into anger, fear, or stress, then empower you to release it. Props Suggested: One or two blankets.

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