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Sthira and Sukha: Steadiness and Spaciousness

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Join Jesse Enright as he leads you through a challenging and fun vinyasa based sequence in which you will learn to: "Use your Strength to create your Flexibilty". Great for balancing the muscular body and keen students wishing to better understand and improve their strength, flexibility and the alignment of their yoga postures. Also great for building core strength!!

The great sage Patanjali has a simple approach when describing the qualities of an effective asana practice: "Sthira Sukham Asanam" - "A yoga posture must be both steady and spacious." In order for us to experience the exhilarating freedom of flexibilty (Sukha) we all crave in our yoga practice, we must first build a foundation of stability and strength (Sthira) on which to open. cat-cow-pointer, forward fold, sit-ups, belly-crunches, warrior I,II, III, cobra, plank, push-up, side plank, chair pose, cow face pose, thread-the-kneedle pose, reclining hero's pose, standing half moon, standing splits, reclining spinal twist

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Jesse Enright

Location:  Toronto, CA

Seeking a deeper connection to myself through my physical being, I began actively practicing yoga fifteen years ago. My studies in yoga have included the systems of Sivananda, Ashtanga Vinyasa, Iyengar, Anusara and Vijnana Yoga. It's...