Ready to take your yoga practice to the next level? Interested in doing online yoga classes in the comfort of your own space? We’re glad you found us!
At Yoga Holmes, our virtual yoga studio aims to support our students in realizing their highest selves by incorporating invigorating yoga poses, conscious breathing exercises, and promoting mental clarity, all infused with the soulful energy of fun and laughter to help them overcome their challenges with ease.
With a strong foundation in alignment-focused movement, breath awareness, and humor, Yoga Holmes is led by Greg and Susan Holmes, highly experienced ERYT Certified Baptiste Power Vinyasa teachers and Senior Master Instructors at Trufusion studios.
Drawing from over two decades of yoga experience, Greg and Susan inspire students to discover their inner strength, agility, mindfulness, and stress relief through the practice of breath, movement, and focused attention. We offer flexible yoga memberships and subscriptions for everyone — contact us today for more information.
What is advanced yoga?
Advanced yoga goes beyond the basics and challenges practitioners to deepen their physical, mental, and spiritual awareness. Mastering more complex poses, sequences, and transitions takes your yoga practice to a higher level. Advanced yoga requires a strong foundation in basic yoga poses and a deep understanding of alignment, breath, and mindfulness.
What are the benefits of advanced yoga?
Practicing advanced yoga can help increase strength, flexibility, and stamina, as well as improve posture and body awareness. Mentally, it can enhance concentration and focus, helping to reduce stress and anxiety. Emotionally, advanced yoga can cultivate self-confidence, resilience, and self-expression.
Advanced yoga can also deepen your spiritual connection, helping you to connect with your inner self and experience peace and harmony.
Importance of proper preparation before advanced yoga practice
Proper preparation is crucial before diving into advanced yoga practice. It is essential to develop a regular yoga practice and master foundational poses and sequences. Building strength and flexibility gradually over time also helps to prevent injuries and ensure safe practice.
When practicing advanced yoga, understanding proper alignment and modifications for advanced poses is crucial to avoid strain on the body. It is also important to gradually increase the intensity and duration of practice, allowing the body to adapt and progress at its own pace.
Advanced yoga poses and sequences
- Arm balances and inversions like the crow pose, handstand, forearm stand, and shoulder stand which require a strong core, upper body strength, and balance.
- Backbends such as wheel pose, camel pose, and upward-facing bow pose which demand flexibility in the spine and shoulders.
- Twists and binds like sage twist, half lord of the fishes pose, and bound side angle pose require mobility in the spine and hips.
- Advanced yoga poses and sequences like sun salutation variations and Vinyasa flows challenge practitioners to flow smoothly and gracefully between poses, linking breath with movement.
Advanced yoga: safety considerations and precautions
When practicing advanced yoga, it is crucial to understand and respect personal limits, avoiding pushing the body beyond its capabilities. Overexertion and injury can occur if proper precautions are not taken. Listening to the body and modifying poses as necessary is crucial to prevent strain or harm.
Working with qualified yoga instructors who can provide guidance, feedback, and support is highly recommended to ensure safe and effective practice.
Discover the world of advanced yoga with Yoga Holmes
If you’re ready to take your yoga practice to the next level, seek qualified yoga instructors like Greg and Susan Holmes and community support to start embarking on your advanced yoga journey. Join our online yoga classes and become part of our virtual yoga studio, where we can guide you every step of the way.
Our yoga membership offers various advanced yoga classes catering to different levels of experience and flexibility. You can practice at your own pace and in the comfort of your home with the convenience of our online yoga classes.
In addition to the physical benefits of advanced yoga, our classes also incorporate meditation and mindfulness practices to help you cultivate a deeper sense of awareness and inner peace. You will learn to connect your breath with movement, develop mental focus and concentration, and explore yoga’s philosophical and spiritual aspects.
Our holistic approach to advanced yoga goes beyond the physical practice and encourages you to nourish your mind, body, and soul. Contact us today and embark on your advanced yoga journey with confidence and mindfulness!
Join us at any of our many online yoga nidra classes provided on Yoga Holmes TV, or join us for our live classes at one of the Las Vegas, NV TruFusion Studios or at our next Yoga Retreat.