"Yoga on the mat is a sacred laboratory where we can shed our protective exterior and be with ourselves in a deep and healing way."
Jo offers over 15 years of experience in leading Vinyasa Flow classes that are devoted to creating a sacred space in which you can channel energy towards transformative and life affirming means. This is done through intention, dedication, prayer, conscious breath, sound and movements that reflect radical self care in the truth of the moment. Vinyasa is an unhurried exploratory and creative flow that is steeped in the traditions of yoga master Krishnamacharya and the yoga traditions of Iyengar and Ashtanga yoga. With over 20 years of practice and devotion to the healing arts including; meditation, Shiatsu & 5 Element Theory, Energetic Bodywork, Prenatal/Post Natal yoga, Nutrition, Anatomy/Physiology and Core Shamanism; Jo brings into the practice a reverence for the mystery of life and encourages all students to practice with spontaneity by stepping into the unknown.
This steady Vinyasa class focuses on connection, not just with breath to movement but also how to stay connected with your community while practicing at home. Bring your attention to sending and receiving while moving through Dancing Warrior, Half Moon, and Supta Baddha Konasana. This class was previously recorded on July 20, 2021. Props Suggested: 1 blanket.
This mild Vinyasa flow focuses on linking your breath to movement. Begin with a Box Breathing exercise to calm the nervous system, then a slow movement sequence to activate the core followed by warming Sun Salutations. Peak in a back bend and finish in restorative Supta Baddha Konasana, or Reclined Bound Angle Pose with focused breathing. This class was previously streamed on July 19, 2021.
This intermediate Vinyasa practice is a slow flow that merges meditation and constant movement. Focus on syncing your breath to each posture. Peak poses include Standing Splits and Bow Pose. This class was previously recorded on July 7, 2021.