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Big Bear Hugs

Intermediate III
(72 Reviews)

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Satisfy your inner growl with balances, twists, hip openers, and work towards eagle leg side crow in this intermediate vinyasa flow practice with Crista. Hug it out and let it all in.

This can either be done as a stand-alone class or as Day 6 of Cultivate Your Inner Teacher 14-Day Intermediate Yoga Challenge.

Big Bear Hugs Playlist (to be played with the class)

Click on the playlist below and press play when the class begin

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Note: You will need a subscription for access to Apple Music, and for music to play ad-free on Spotify and YouTube Music. You will also need to adjust the volume to your preference.


  • None


  • Arms/Hands
  • Balance
  • Core Strength
  • Flexibility
  • Hips
  • Legs and Feet
  • Neck/Shoulders
  • Twists


  • Vinyasa/Power Yoga
March 18, 2024

The bear hugs were a pleasure and the side crow a teetering half second miracle:) Your voice is divine, thank you, Krista.

July 7, 2023

It would be nice to expand this class more. Perhaps to an one hour session? Thank you very much, Crista, you always inspire me.

April 13, 2023

Crista, this class is comforting and playful. Such a pleasure moving with you and feeling the grounding support of your presence. I loved the shoulder stretches and creative flow. thank you

Virginia Rego
March 5, 2023

I was prepared, thanks to others' comments! The peak poses were beyond me, at this moment, but I flowed through.

Sometimes I laughed as felt like I was playing twister, but the movements felt good despite my clumsiness.

I have yet to use a playlist in DYWM as prefer quiet, or the sounds of the birds or ocean waves, but appreciate the option if wanted. Thank you!

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