Jason Crandell is a natural teacher and author with more than 15 years of experience. His accessible, grounded classes integrate the best elements of power yoga, anatomical precision and mindfulness teachings. With a \"knack for teaching subtle body movements in a way that everyone can understand\" (Yoga Journal), Jason's articulate, down-to-earth teaching will educate and empower you.
Named \"one of the teachers shaping the future of yoga\" by Yoga Journal, Jason has been one of the most in-demand teachers at conferences around the world for over a decade. Considered a \"teachers-teacher\", Jason has taught on countless teacher-training faculties, leads trainings globally, and regularly presents teacher-training content at esteemed conferences.
Jason is a contributing editor for Yoga Journal Magazine where he has published over 25 articles. His critical-thinking skills will support you on your path of practice, teaching and self-inquiry.
Jason's primary teacher is Rodney Yee, who was kind enough to say, \"Jason is taking the art of teaching yoga to its next level.\"
In this accessible, yet demanding practice, Jason counts down his ten strongest postures for new students, explaining proper alignment and introducing techniques that make them safe and beneficial. These ten essential poses will strengthen your entire body and prepare you for a dynamic, balanced practice for years to come.
Unwind tension in your outer hips and back with a steady, energizing flow. Begin with seated twists and rotated boat pose, flow through sun salutations, then twist it out with revolved chair, a fresh take on revolved triangle, and a bound and rotated pigeon pose. Close with a bound wide-legged twist and savasana or meditation. This class was previously recorded on September 24, 2020.
This simple breathing practice can help calm your nerves, ground your body, and relax your mind. Begin with a moment of guided relaxation followed by breathwork that uses lengthened exhalations to achieve a deep sense of comfort and calm.