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Put Your Foot Behind Your Head

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If you want to impress people at your next social event, there's no better way than to put your foot behind your head (Eka Pada Sirsasana), or even better, both feet behind your head (Yoganidrasana)! This full-length class teaches you how to move toward that peak pose gradually and safely, warming up and stretching the muscles in the legs, hips and lower back in order to achieve the full pose without risk of getting hurt. Crista's smiles and wonderful guidance is the icing on the cake.

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sng4ever
sng4ever
October 26, 2020
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Great practice. Definitely advanced however intermediates will have fun doing this practice as well.

Don't take yourself too seriously. I love Crista's style. Playful and fun!

liccipranana
liccipranana
October 10, 2020
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I woke up without energy to practice, and I thought to give it a try, because the energy always comes back when I step on the mat... I have to say that it was not a surprise that this class recharged me 100%, Christa is always transmits with her beautiful energy and flowC. I'm ready for my day now, thank you very much Christa!

sarahjwou
sarahjwou
May 9, 2020
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Crista's classes make me smile. This class is challenging, but her lighthearted approaches reminds me that I do yoga because it brings me joy. It also makes me laugh that I just do whatever the instructor says. I was cradling my foot like a baby and brushing my hair with my toes. Why? Because Crista said so! and because it's fun :)

duroc017
duroc017
April 28, 2020
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I was feeling tired and sluggish this morning, but this class woke up me up: mind, body, and spirit. Thank you ever so much Crista and DYWM! :)

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December 26, 2019
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This is one of my all time favourite classes of Christa's. I've come to it again and again. If you are intimidated by the title - don't be! You can choose to go any distance and Christa brings you through nice suite of poses. Love hip openers. So good :)

PeacefulRN
PeacefulRN
June 29, 2019
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The full expression of many of the poses was beyond my ability and flexibility, but I appreciated the lovingly-offered modifications, and I listened to my body's cues. Definitely feel stretched out and rung out from this little adventure - haha! - I could have fallen asleep during savasana. Thank you!

MJC
MJC
February 14, 2018
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Tapped into so much inner joy during this class and I almost got my foot behind my head!!! Thank you so much Crista!

mrswright2015
mrswright2015
July 7, 2017
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Wow! This flow was amazing. I have never done sparkle fingers during triangle pose. Also, doing 3 oms during crow pose was new (and challenging) to me. This is a class I will return to again and again as my practice continues to grow.

mntmadre
mntmadre
April 12, 2017
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I was afraid to try this, thinking it would be too hard. It was great, I felt my hips and legs opening more than ever before. I feel so light and happy right now. Give it a try if you're nervous!!

marcopalla
marcopalla
February 9, 2017
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She has contagious smile! very nice fast vinyasa, some serious hips opener, nice class. I've failed peak pose, dwi pada sirsasana, both feet behind head, a good reason to come back again :-D

chefgirl
chefgirl
December 6, 2016
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This video is perfect for me as I'm working to increase the very limited flexibility in my hips. I love Crista's positive attitude and vibes. More Advanced videos from Crista, please!

LucyHB
LucyHB
November 17, 2016
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I absolutely love Crista's classes, and this is one of my favorites of all of them - so fun, inventive and challenging, and such sweet hip openers as well as some good core and upper arm work. It is thanks to your amazing teachers like Crista that I keep coming to the mat day after day, week after week - I have been using this site for years now and thanks to your fabulous variety of classes I have never once got bored, ad I love the fact that I have progressed from absolute beginner to dedicated and very flexible yogi.. So much gratitude to everybody involved. Thanks for this class Crista, and thanks to the whole team!

Kiratee
Kiratee
October 1, 2016
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So many Vinyasa teachers flow from pose to pose giving no chance for you to actually feel or breathe. Not you, Christa! I love that you give some space to the poses and your pacing is fantastic. Despite there being some pretty challenging poses in this sequence I never felt discouraged or too tired to continue. Thank you - you're a lovely teacher. Thank you to all at DYWM for giving us such high-quality teaching - for free. You rock!! :)

rachorse
rachorse
September 26, 2016
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Demanding but very enjoyable class. Great to have options along the way. Some variations of the poses I hadn't done before so it was great to try them. Thank you!

Shelduck
Shelduck
September 24, 2016
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I'm nowhere near reaching the harder poses in this class, but I really like it. It's lovely that I can be taking an online class thousands of miles from Canada and be laughing in plank pose ("I love yoga, I love yoga, I love yoga."). Thank you!

michr.tarr
michr.tarr
September 2, 2016
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Really love Christa and her loving energy! This class felt great after a long busy week!

cookeesncreem99
cookeesncreem99
August 20, 2016
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I think this is my favorite class I have EVER taken. Maybe it was just my mood today, but it was perfect.

pvetsen
pvetsen
August 17, 2016
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Excellent! More advanced classes from Crista please please!

emhenry
emhenry
August 11, 2016
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Oh my goodness that was amazing! So much fun! I don't think I've ever smiled so much throughout a practice! So great for the hips and lower back and I LOVE Crista's teaching style! What a joy! xx

mcala
mcala
August 10, 2016
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Such a fun class, I love the sound effects!

vinyasaspirit
vinyasaspirit
August 9, 2016
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I love vigorous yoga but with a harmonious dance and you nailed it!

debbieyanuck
debbieyanuck
August 8, 2016
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Christa - your classes are incredible! They are difficult in a fun, challenging way. I'm so happy you posted another long class. I love them!