Establishing Core Strength I

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Instructor David Procyshyn
Average: 4.7 (147 votes)
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This class is meant to be a part of a series that you can see in our program Establish Your Core Stability and Strength and on our Yoga for Beginners page. After you have learned how to breathe and engage your core and stretch your body while your core is engaged, now David teaches you how to strengthen your core. Core strength will not only make you stronger and protect your spine, it will make you feel taller and lighter in your everyday life.

Equipment: Block
Style: Hatha Yoga, Yoga for Strength, Yoga for Back Care


Thank you for ...
EmBe 2 months ago

Thank you for the good instruction for this class. I feel it is a good idea to watch the video beforehand, especially when watching the class on a smaller screen (iPod, etc.) placed on the floor. The background music is so appropriate, and thanks for the information about it at the end.

Excellent! The instruction ...
lisaanne999 2 months ago

Excellent! The instruction is so clear and helpful.

thank you
clothwright 2 months ago

this class was quite difficult for me but much needed as I have a history of lower back pain and I know increasing my core strength is a part of the solution. Thank you for your clear explanations.

An excellent class ...
bronwynhegarty 2 months ago

An excellent class with the right amount of challenge and good to try some new poses. Thank you David.

I can see ...
Jimbob 2 months ago

I can see changes already in this challenge. Today I found dandasana much easier (not exactly easy) than in the first few classes. As always I really appreciate the precise instruction. It not only helps in practicing the postures but engenders a sense of trust. Thanks.

I thought that ...
shyone 2 months ago

I thought that I had reasonable core strength, however this class forced me to do complete it slowly with lots of focus which was great, I really liked it.

Loopedlife 3 months ago

I have been searching to understand where my deep hip pain comes from, where in my body, what muscles are involved. This class focuses so acutely on the the core of this pain I feel a deep sense of completeness and hope that this group of classes may relieve me of this constant unease. I feel elated... Thanks.