Claudine believes that anything is possible. Her intention is to create an inclusive environment where students can move freely, feel good, have fun and experience the infinitude of possibilities within themselves. She believes that above all, humor is an essential ingredient in yoga and that laughter is the best core exercise there is. Claudine's humble guidance points her students towards the wisdom and strength they already possess. Her teaching style is influenced from Kripalu, Iyengar, Forrest, Vinyasa and AcroYoga as well as fitness and pilates. Claudine is also a certified holistic health counselor through the Institute of Integrative Nutrition. Her personal mission in life is to live a life of purpose, fueled by love, truth and courage.
Make time to create more internal space. Settle into a few shapes that will help you feel more grounded and calm. Use props to help you relax even more in poses like double pigeon and saddle pose where you recline back for a wonderful front body opening. This practice is great to do at the end of the day or anytime you need to connect with yourself. Take savasana on your own if you wish. Props Needed: A block, a blanket and a bolster.
This sweet and restorative practice addresses your hips and lower back. In just a short amount of time, practice a few postures that work together to encourage release and spaciousness. Poses are held for the perfect amount of time so that you can develop your breath, allow your body to soften and let go of any sensations you happen to experience. Props Needed: Two blocks, a blanket and a bolster.
Focus on feeling your breath flowing through you like a wave. Feel yourself soften and surrender as you find tranquility and release in a series of cozy postures like supported bound angle pose and a delicious supported savasana. Envelope yourself in a brief but potent practice that will ripple through the rest of your day, and enjoy your newfound sense of calm. Great to do before bed for a wonderful transition from day to night. Props Needed: A blanket, a bolster and a block.