Arm Balance Power Flow

Intermediate II

This 20-minute power yoga class from Fiji McAlpine challenges your strength and focus with arm balances, and your endurance with a strong vinyasa flow. If you're looking for an intense workout, but don't have time for a full-length class, this is the video for you. Have fun!

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sng4ever
March 25, 2020
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Fiji provides a wonderful power flow for the shoulders with two arm balances that are challenging. Fiji guides you through the poses; warming up the shoulders beforehand. You are able to stay at various levels within each pose which is nice and I plan to use this practice to continue my yoga journey into shoulder poses. You won't be disappointed.

Taralum
January 28, 2019
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I always love your classes Fiji! I was just wondering if I can't (at all) jump back with conviction out of crow pose, is there a point in continuing to try or should I focus on strengthening first?

Fiji McAlpine
January 29, 2019
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Hi Tara,

Great question. Often there is a mental block around these types of transitions, hitting the same wall over and over can just build frustration and make the reluctance stronger! Have you tried just pushing one leg back then the other? This is often a great first step. The other option is to touch the toes down then hop as lightly as you can to chaturanga. Hope this helps!

Emoir
November 26, 2017
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I just love your classes Fiji! This one was short enough to fit in any time and just the right amount of challenge. You make anything seem possible.Thank you!!

nurseyogi
February 26, 2017
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I was looking for a short practice that enabled me to build some heat and work on upper body strength. This class was perfect! Thanks again, Fiji!

PsycheBreach
May 26, 2016
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besides having the coolest name i have ever seen, your classes are balanced and captivating. Thank you so much Fiji!!!

danielle_coquoz
March 29, 2016
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It's nice to have a quick video that gets your heart rate up and challenges you even when you are strapped for time!

GKMiles7
February 9, 2016
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I love this flow. It pushes me and opens my tight upper body, all at the same time. Thanks for the encouragement Fiji!

Yogini Luna
October 16, 2015
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I've been doing a daily short practice, since it's hard to fit a lot of yoga into a school schedule, and though my upper body has gotten stronger I hadn't incorporated arm balances yet, mostly because I was intimidated. This practice is the perfect class to challenge me with poses I've never been able to do before. Fiji's careful instructions on form helped so much. Thanks for this awesome class!