Mama, teacher and author, Elena has been teaching yoga and meditation since 1998. Known for bringing a resonant, relevant voice that speaks directly to your heart, Elena offers classes and retreats globally. Her groundbreaking book Art of Attention has been translated into six languages, and her second book Practice You is now a bestseller, being incorporated into teaching curricula worldwide for all ages. Her Practice You Podcast has been well and widely received, and her most recent book, Being You, was released in early 2021.
Steady your attention and release unhelpful thoughts in this grounding flow that guides you to turn inward. Find mind-body relaxation through Forward Fold variations, Crescent to Runner’s Stretch, Warrior III, Half Frog, Pigeons, and Figure Four. This class previously aired on March 20, 2023.
Alternate from strong flow to steady observation throughout this sequence to create a container within yourself that can hold both strength and tenderness. Work on building the exhale to start, then flow through Moon Salutes, Chair holds, Cross-Referenced Sun Salutations, Standing Forward Fold, and Squat variations. This class previously aired on March 18, 2023.
This thorough Hatha practice asks you to focus on more that one area to develop a steady mind that can hold awareness, difficulty, and even healthy conflict. Experience power, restfulness, and patience in this sequence. Peak poses include Extended Side Angle, Chair, supine backbends, Revolved Lunge, Dwi Pada Dandasana (Upward Facing Staff Pose), and Figure Four. This class previously aired on March 13, 2023.