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Freedom in the Wings

Intermediate I

With a focus on arm positions, this intermediate practice with Ron will offer yogis the opportunity to explore arm placement in postures as a way to: help maintain balance, increase shoulder mobility, understand more options for modifying postures to create more ease, or challenge!

This can either be done as a stand-alone class, as Day 1 of Cultivate Your Inner Teacher 14-Day Intermediate Yoga Challenge or as Day 12 of the Daily Dose 30-Day Intermediate Yoga Challenge.

Freedom in the Wings Playlist (to be played with the class)

Click on the playlist below and press play when the class begins.

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Purpleme
Purpleme
August 14, 2022
Comment:

Whau, I was smiling myself through this one :-) My body has refused to do a lot of yoga the last many months due to stress and exhaustion, but this class didn't feel like "doing" yoga - it felt like "dancing" yoga :-) I whole new yoga-world just opened up to me - I'm so grateful

OLDGEESER
OLDGEESER
July 7, 2022
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What a goofy, liberating, wonderful, free-flowing class! I loved it and the invitation to accept the imperfect and move through a wonderful series of poses without judgement and with great release. Thank you. (and I found the deep breathing welcoming and an invitation to let go even more fully)

Basia
Basia
May 2, 2022
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Thank you Ron for this creative, inspiring and seamless practice :)

outdooryoga
outdooryoga
April 27, 2022
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Invigorating and expansive! Also smooth and not too strenuous. I loved the transitions in this one. Thank you, Ron!

Jen331
Jen331
April 11, 2022
Fivestar Rating:
5
Comment:

Ron - Thank you for a beautiful flow. Greatly enjoyed the movement balanced with some challenge.

aviola
aviola
April 5, 2022
Fivestar Rating:
5
Comment:

This is the first yoga class which has given me significant relief from my chronic back/leg pain in several years. Thank you so much for this! May you be well.

paulandhiskat
paulandhiskat
March 28, 2022
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Ron you rock! My girlfriend and I love the way you guide us through the class, very creative and fun. Love from us!

Archana
Archana
February 11, 2022
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Love the class and love the idea of music list. Thanks, Ron.

soozyQ
soozyQ
February 6, 2022
Comment:

Thanks Ron. This class was wonderful!

Bethany Abram
Bethany Abram
December 9, 2021
Fivestar Rating:
5
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This was so fun! I love the sounding of the breath through the postures, it really opened up a new realm for my senses. Thank you for an excellent class, Ron!

crepuscule3142
crepuscule3142
November 6, 2021
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Good imaginative class, however I´m not a fan of all the heavy breathing and sighing (male or female). It´s rather distracting.

jaysonlevy
jaysonlevy
October 7, 2021
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Ron's playful approach and joyful embrace of reality, compels me to return to this class again and again.

BlaiddDrwg
BlaiddDrwg
June 13, 2021
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Thank you, this is a wonderful lesson I’ll be sure to repeat!

Francoise
Francoise
April 25, 2021
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I feel you love us all, Ron ! Thnak you !! Namaste :)

AmyJaneRose
AmyJaneRose
February 25, 2021
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beautiful class, I love the flow and the small openings for meeting mind:body sprinkled here and there. thank you for it all

ancoracora
ancoracora
February 1, 2021
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that was very intelligently built! like an invitation to open up and explore further, the best kind of class :) i felt the need to add a half pigeon after the seated twist, it fit so naturally there and opened the hamstrings just that much more..
this instantly became one of my favorite classes :)))

SMZalokar
SMZalokar
January 18, 2021
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This class was a little of everything I needed today: my favorite complementary colors, Wabi Sabi and Qi Gong practice, infinity hips and strong, flexible wings. All gratitude!

Mork
Mork
January 13, 2021
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I love your approach Ron ....thank you.........this is a great class, full of energy and attention, and fun...........

HanneVisser
HanneVisser
January 11, 2021
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Thank you so much for this amazing class. You have such a beautiful and special energy, that made me feel like I could (can) accept myself as I am. Amazing <3

Leahjoojoo
Leahjoojoo
January 3, 2021
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Really love this class, having a focus on the arms for a change yet still feeling like a whole body experience. Thanks Ron

JMacDee
JMacDee
December 30, 2020
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An excellent class with plenty of arm work and balancing. Thank you Ron!

kapkap
kapkap
December 25, 2020
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Thanks, Ron, for another sensation filled class! It is great how you guide us to consider thoughts via movement, as if we are doing and watching dance at the same time. Your gift of bringing out the sensuality of movement is especially appreciated! Anna

kimchi
kimchi
December 13, 2020
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Thank you for this practice - I feel more open and unstuck.

ruth lewis
ruth lewis
December 11, 2020
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Thanks, Ron. I loved the fluidity of the sequence as well as your inspiring and calming surroundings!

Thilo
Thilo
December 7, 2020
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Thank you Ron for this different perspective and your uniqueness. Great class with a feeling of very open shoulders as a consequence. Greetings from Hamburg, Germany.

Melanie Lichtinger
Melanie Lichtinger
December 6, 2020
Comment:

Another awesome class with Ron - in the bright open by the ocean.
Loving the fluidity and presence - so alive and improvisational perfectly 'imperfect'.
What a diversity of poses in just 35 min, and lots of ahhhh moments. Very fulfilling.
Thank you Ron!

MiTy
MiTy
December 2, 2020
Comment:

Thank you for yet another amazing practice, Ron. I’m not sure I can express myself well as I’m struggling to find the right words but you always bring such a beautiful and fun energy into practice. It really helps me not only enjoy my time on the mat with you but also helps me truly be in the moment and focus clearly. Thank you.

Kcaviv
Kcaviv
December 2, 2020
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“Aligning ourselves with what is rather than what we want it to be.” I had to rewind after the practice to hear that again. So beautifully said. Thank you for that gem!

MereYoga4Life
MereYoga4Life
December 2, 2020
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I didn't want this class to end - love Ron's energy and I feel so open and renewed - thank you!

AlohaVera
AlohaVera
December 2, 2020
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Absolutely loved this class. I was afraid that it could be too much for my shoulders, but I enjoyed this and it was perfect . Namaste!

Frederike
Frederike
December 2, 2020
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This was great - exactly what I needed today! Thank you, Ron!

Sue.mcd
Sue.mcd
December 1, 2020
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Great class! Especially loved being transported to my favourite beach

junarock
junarock
December 1, 2020
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I really appreciate Ron’s attention to space and energy, making this a rich, multidimensional practice. The combination of light attitude and deep practice is just delightful, and yup, my shoulders feel very happy afterward.

LaGuiri
LaGuiri
December 1, 2020
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This class is ,pre intense than it seems! I have little shoulder mobility, not for any particular health condition, and I had to skip a pose once and again, but overall I found it accessible. Today my upper back feels sore; the "nice kind" of sore of a good, deep workout. It's on bookmarks :)

mcraib
mcraib
December 1, 2020
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I absolutely LOVED this class! How have I been a subscriber for a year and not have tried one of your classes?! Can’t wait to try more. I struggle with shoulder mobility and knee issues, your basic I’m getting older situation and this class for some reason made me feel years younger. I love Ron’s energy and style and occasional sigh that makes me think Yes, that how I’m feeling, which for some reason made me work harder. A truly enjoyable class, for me anyhoos,

LEH
LEH
November 30, 2020
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Lovely way to end my day, just the right amount of stretch and movement. As someone with a shoulder injury, the pace was perfect for figuring out when I needed to substitute for plank or down dog, and getting there. Thank you! Really looking forward to tomorrow.

nixcary@gmail.com
[email protected]
November 30, 2020
Comment:

Thank you. That was good. Tough for me with herniated disk and sciatica on left side but I did it:) carefully!

janedougan
janedougan
November 30, 2020
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LOVED this ~ I had snow falling outside while I watched the beautiful water behind you! Thank you Ron ~ Namaste

PsychedeliaWolf
PsychedeliaWolf
November 30, 2020
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This was a really great class! I don't usually stretch my arms in that way, but it felt wonderful. Loved the playlist! I was so happy that the first song was by Mickey Hart! That was too cool. Can't wait for day 2!

maesflowers
maesflowers
November 30, 2020
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Thank you, Ron for an uplifting and didactic vinyasa/power yoga session...a wonderful balance of wabi-sabi movement and powerful, instructional poses. Feeling looser and more at ease :).