The creator of SmartFLOW Yoga, Annie is an international Yoga teacher based in Northern California. Known as a "teacher's teacher" she has created a well-respected system of Yoga practice and Teaching methodology. Annie's playful personality and focused intelligence bring depth, clarity and exuberance to her classes. A committed student, Annie continues to bring her passion and curiosity, love of anatomy, evolutionary movement, meditation and classical philosophy into her teachings.Annie is the author of SmartFLOW Yoga, a complete set of practice DVDs produced by Udaya, and Yoga for Total Back Care, a DVD produced by Yoga Journal, and several SmartFLOW manuals. She contributes regularly to Yoga Journal. An influential Teacher Trainer since 2003, Annie leads 200/500 trainings and workshops globally. SmartFLOW Yoga is a modern approach with an anatomically sound foundation and inspired, creative sequencing, which is rooted in deep respect for the lineages of Integral, Iyengar and Ashtanga Yoga. Annie is committed to mindfulness, which inevitably leads to spiritual development and light-heartedness. SmartFLOW Yoga guides you to know your true Self. With the knowledge of the true Self comes compassion, peace and appreciation for all life.
This energizing Vinyasa class moves through a flow that leads to quick breathing paired with movement to invigorate your mind and body. Flow through Sun Salutations that progress from Triangle and supported Headstand into Revolved Triangle and Revolved Headstand. Complete your practice with Bridge and Legs Up The Wall. This class was previously aired on September 21, 2021. Props Required: 1 strap, 1 block, and blanket.
Rest and reset in this gentle flow of fully supported restorative poses. Focus on creating space in your chest and hip flexors through long holds in Babbling Brook, Bridge, Reclining Hero, and Legs-up-the Wall Pose. Finish feeling refreshed in mind and body. Props Required: 1 bolster, 1 strap, 2 blankets, 2 blocks, and a wall.
This breathwork class aims to strengthen your concentration through using your breath to find your center. Practice Sama Vritti (or box breathing) using a pause between lengthened inhales and exhales to heighten your awareness to the breath’s transitions thus finding balance. This class was previously aired on September 16, 2021.