The creator of SmartFLOW Yoga, Annie is an international Yoga teacher based in Northern California. Known as a "teacher's teacher" she has created a well-respected system of Yoga practice and Teaching methodology. Annie's playful personality and focused intelligence bring depth, clarity and exuberance to her classes. A committed student, Annie continues to bring her passion and curiosity, love of anatomy, evolutionary movement, meditation and classical philosophy into her teachings.Annie is the author of SmartFLOW Yoga, a complete set of practice DVDs produced by Udaya, and Yoga for Total Back Care, a DVD produced by Yoga Journal, and several SmartFLOW manuals. She contributes regularly to Yoga Journal. An influential Teacher Trainer since 2003, Annie leads 200/500 trainings and workshops globally. SmartFLOW Yoga is a modern approach with an anatomically sound foundation and inspired, creative sequencing, which is rooted in deep respect for the lineages of Integral, Iyengar and Ashtanga Yoga. Annie is committed to mindfulness, which inevitably leads to spiritual development and light-heartedness. SmartFLOW Yoga guides you to know your true Self. With the knowledge of the true Self comes compassion, peace and appreciation for all life.
This Hatha class focuses on stability and finding strength in the shoulders. Especially, great for newer yogis, this class utilizes the wall and props to find strength and full range of motion in seated, standing, and prone poses. This class was previously streamed on June 17, 2021. Props Required: a wall, 2 blocks, and a blanket.
This Yin class focuses on finding complete release by softening rather than stretching. Move through a combination of gentle movement and passive holds to release your pelvis, hips, spine, and core. This class was previously streamed on March 25, 2021. Props Suggested: 1 block, 1 strap.
Sink into this grounding meditation to create space for awareness in your body and mind without reactivity. Practice uplifting breathing techniques to help facilitate a “withdrawal of the senses” or Pratyahara. This class was previously streamed on June 3, 2021.