Akasha

Physical Focus | standing balance
Energetic Focus | embodying space element
Pilgrimage Pose |  hasta padangusthasana, vasisthasana
Class Length | 60-75 min

Opening Wave

standing prana mudra > twist + reach arms to T 
utkatasana < > prana mudra rising  x 3
yoga mudra uttanasana <> yoga mudra utkatasana
BV to DD

Warming Wave

3 rounds Dancing Warrior w/ hamstring opening
anjaney | crescent | vira 1 w/ prana mudra 
ardha hanuman | parsvottanasana variation | parsvottanasana

Core Cultivation

utkatasana > lower to seat
waterwheel > slow bicycles progress from bent knees to straight legs

Evolution Wave 1

tree ea side
BV to DD
1LDD (right) (open hip)
vira 2 legs
trikonasana <> parsvakonasana w/ hasta vinyasa
ardha chandrasana B
vira 2
1LDD (or DD) > open right
vasisthasana > step foot in front
rhythmic hasta vinyasa
DD
1LDD (left) side 2

Evolution Wave 2

padangusthasana w/ leg lifts ea side
BV to DD
1LDD (open hip w/ straight leg)
crescent > same hand to knee
opp arm reaches backbend
twisting pulsation
hold high lunge twist (option for clasp)
PACB
standing splits step or hop switch
parivrtta hasta padangusthasana
standing splits
1LDD
side 2

Peak Wave

hasta padangusthasana (right leg)
standing pigeon
vira 3
lunge > hop switch
1LDD
open right
vasisthasana
leg lifts > optional clasp
1LDD
crescent lunge
crane
hasta padangusthasana
side 2

Closing Wave

ball pose 
dandasana
janu sirsasana twist > parighasana w/ quad stretch > upavistha konasana  > side 2
legs up the wall > halasana > supported sarvangasana > savasana 

Vayu

Physical Focus | heart opening, backbending
Energetic Focus | embodying air element
Pilgrimage Pose |  natarajasana
Class Length | 60-75 min

Opening Wave

sukhasana > hands  to knees > heart opener
shoulder mandala: yoga mudra to left side > gomukhasana arms > side bend > neck stretch
side 2
seated malasana shoulder stretch

Core Cultivation

cow > core plank alternating

Warming Wave

sun C (right): urdhva hasta > back of heart stretch
uttanasana
anajaneyasana > hridaya vinyasa
BV to  DD 
1LDD (right) <> sunbird chaturanga x 3 > lunge (side 2)
uttanasana
urdhva hastasana
sun C (left:) standing backbend
uttanasana
anjaneyasana > lizard > quad stretch pulse
BV to DD 
1LDD (left) <> sunbird chaturanga x 3 > lunge (side 2)
uttanasana

Wave 1

BV to DD
1LDD < > CCP x 3
fallen triangle
upavistha konasana (fold to each side)
dandasana to back of mat
side 1: lower to back > setu bandhasana x 3 side 2: lower to back > urdhva dhanurasana x 3
neutralize spine
side 1: in/out curls side 2: slow bicycles
supported side plank, right foot steps in front
1LDD (right)
crescent lunge
garudasana backbending pulsation
lunge > ardha hanumanasana
BV to DD

Peak Wave

1LDD (right)  < > open core plank x 3 > wild thing > 1LDD
vira 1 > twisting pulsation
keep opp hand to thigh > parivrtta trikonasana
1/2 bound trikonasana
ardha chandrasana B > keep bind
vira 2
star
skandasana > 1/2 virasana/1/2 samakona
ustrasana w/ parighasana legs
side 2
lunge > standing splits
natarajasana
standing cat/cow
side 2

Closing Wave

uttanasana at back of mat
strap around left ankle
DD
1/2 pigeon w/ straight back leg backbend + strap assist
side 2

Savasana

Agni

Physical Focus | twisting, core cultivation
Energetic Focus | embodying fire element
Pilgrimage Pose |  parsva bakasana, eka pada malasana, adho mukha vrksasana
Class Length | 60-75 min

Opening

seated > twist ea side 
breath of fire 
upward table <> reverse chaturanga 
malasana > tadasana

Warming Namaskar

Surya Namaskar A x 3 w/ handstand hops progression (lifts > bent knees > straight legs)
Introduce Agni Vinyasa:  utkatasana > 1/2 chair > crane > vira 3 > crescent > leaning lunge > crane > 1/2 chair > side 2, repeat x 3

Core Cultivation

lower to seat, seated prayer twist 
agni mudra > parsva navasana pulsation
side 2

Evolution Wave 1

utkatasana > release left arm down, half moon A, side 2
utkatasana > half chair > crane (right) > vira 3 > crescent > leaning lunge
1LDD > cross core plank open > 1LDD > open core plank open > 1LDD
lunge  > vira 1 > shiva mudra
bend + straighten front knee , lift + lower mudra
release opp arm to front knee, twisting pulsation
hold,  same arm to back thigh
1LDD > SS > core plank pulsation
eka pada malasana
heron pose, bend bottom knee
vira 3 > crane > half chair
crane (left) > side 2
end in utkatasana
b/w sides: prayer twist ea side

Evolution Wave 2

utkatasana > shiva mudra > half moon A > side 2
utkatasana > half chair > crane (right) > vira 3 > crescent > leaning lunge
1LDD > cross core plank > fallen triangle > 1LDD > open core plank > wild thing
lunge > vira 2 > shiva mudra
parsva vira 2 <> parsvakonasana
reverse trikonasana > trikonasana
vira 2
1LDD > SS > core plank pulsation
eka pada malasana
cradle > agni stambasana > ardha matsyendrasana
vira 3 > crane > half chair
crane (left) > side 2
end in utkatasana
b/w sides: parsva bakasana ea side 

Inversion Wave

handstand w/ wall, kick ups then hops

Closing Wave

DD > pigeon twist toward foot > DD > side 2

Savasana


Jala

Physical Focus | Fluid Movement, hip opening
Energetic Focus | embodying water element
Pilgrimage Pose |  salamba sirsasana
Class Length | 60-75 min

Opening Wave

sukhasana > wave the spine
DD > slow walk through water to top of mat
urdhva hastasana
yoga mudra > uttanasana
BV w/ sahaja cobra to DD

Mandala (right side)

1LDD (right) > cross core plank > 1LDD > open core plank
lunge > supported twist > parsvakonasana
sahaja skandasana
lunge > supported twist > parsvakonasana
1LDD (left) > cross core plank > 1LDD > open core plank
scorpion chaturanga > BV to DD
DD > anahatasana
1LDD (right)  > cross core plank > open left arm > 1LDD > open core plank > open right arm
lunge > supported twist > lift > reverse
lunge > parsvakonasana > reverse vira > vira 2
star
vira 2 > reverse vira > parsvakonasana > lunge
supported twist > lift > reverse > lunge
1LDD (right)  > cross core plank > open left arm > 1LDD > open core plank > open right arm
scorpion chaturanga > BV to DD
DD > dolphin w/ sirsasana B hands

Mandala (left)

1LDD (left) > cross core plank > open + extend bot leg > 1LDD > open core plank > open + extend top leg
lunge > supported twist > PACB > standing crane > parivrtta padangusthasana > supported twist
parsvakonasana > vira 2 > trikonasana
prasarita padottanasana > goddess > side body opening
vira 2 > trikonasana > parsvakonasana
lunge > supported twist > PACB > standing crane > parivrtta padangusthasana > supported twist
1LDD (right) > cross core plank > open + extend bot leg > 1LDD > open core plank > open + extend top leg
scorpion chaturanga > BV to DD
DD > lower to belly > dhanurasana
1LDD (left) cross core plank > fallen triangle > 1LDD open core plank > wild thing
lunge > supported twist
parsvakonasana > ardha chandrasana B > chandra chapasana
vira 2 > baddha parsvakonasana > vira 2
star > forearms down w/ salamba sirsasana hands > star
vira 2 > baddha parsvakonasana > vira 2
parsvakonasana > ardha chandrasana B > chandra chapasana
lunge > supported twist > lunge
1LDD (left) cross core plank > fallen triangle > 1LDD open core plank > wild thing
scorpion chaturanga > BV to DD
DD > dolphin lifting alternate legs 

Inversion Wave

forearm stand to salamba sirsasana 

Closing Wave

4 leaf clover
lift hips
pigeon
janu sirsasana ea side > pigeon
4 leaf clover lift hips
savasana




Bhumi

Physical Focus | hip/Shoulder Opening, Grounding
Energetic Focus | embodying earth element
Pilgrimage Pose | grounding for sirsasana B
Class Length | 60-75 min

Opening Wave

belly down, key of the shoulder opener
gecko w/ sphinx arms
dhanurasana w/o bind
balasana
DD > hands to feet > padangusthasana

Warming Namaskar

utkatasana w/ yoga mudra >  BV > vira 1 + humble warrior
utkatasana reach forward belly to thighs > uttanasana > BV > vira 1 (same action from utkatasana) > parsvottanasana
utkatasana > prayer twist ea side > BV > high lunge twist

Evolution Wave 1: Sun C (right)

urdhva hasta > arms to T > thumbs back
anjali mudra to base of skull
open elbows > side bend
uttanasana > standing splits (right)
anjaneyasana > sirsasana B hands
ardha hanumanasana
lizard
forearm plank
dolphin
knees down
ustrasana core cultivation
DD > vasi right
1LDD (right) > open hipanjaneyasana > sirsasana B hands
ardha hanumanasana
lizard
malasana (reach arms forward)
uttanasana > ascent

Evolution Wave 2: Sun C (left)

urdhva hasta > arms to T > thumbs back
hands to low spine, standing backbend
uttanasana
standing splits (left)
anjaneyasana w/ hands to low back
ardha hanumanasana > optional splits
lizard
forearm plank
dolphin > alternate leg lifts
knees down
ustrasana w/ garudasana arms or ustrasana
DD > vasi left
1LDD (left) > open hip
anjaneyasana w/ hands to low back
ardha hanumanasana > optional splits
lizard
malasana twist > bakasana
uttanasana > ascent

Backbending Wave

turn to face wall, uttanasana > slide to belly > dhanurasana > balasana

Inversion Wave

forearm stand w/ sirsa B hands, practice lowering head

Closing Wave

DD > 1LDD > pigeon 
baddha konasana
pigeon > 1LDD > DD 
balasana > savasana