PRACTICE | Foundations of Weighted Yoga with Kate Potter

PRACTICE | Foundations of Weighted Yoga with Kate Potter

Explore and revisit Kate Potter’s graceful and timeless classes, incorporating weights as you practice and discovering a new form of aligned strength. Let the added weight become part of each movement, creating a powerful and balanced flow from pose to pose and exploring how your body moves with curiosity and confidence.

Suggested equipment: a pair of dumbbells, bolster.
Time: TBC.

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PRACTICE | Foundations of Weighted Yoga with Kate Potter
  • Align

    The Align practice blends strengthening and balancing poses to create stability throughout the body. This sequence creates equilibrium between both sides of your body, combining poses such as Forward Fold, Warrior One, Monkey, Hamstring Stretch, and Needle Pose, then recentering for a standing Br...

  • Rise

    Rise combines powerful standing poses with calming breath and deep stretches, using a single weight to add strength and depth to each movement. This slow and methodical sequence creates space and flexibility across the entire body, focussing on the hips, hamstrings, and calves, while intentionall...

  • Ground

    In this grounding practice, Kate will guide you through gentle and invigorating floor poses, using two weights to increase your core strength and alignment, and expand your balance. This slow and intentional sequence will focus on your back and core flexibility from the ground up. Return to the B...

  • Extend

    The Extend practice will activate and energize your entire body as you move with intention through sequences of standing poses. Focus on lengthening all points of the body. As you flow through the movements and gain confidence, challenge your strength and balance by adding a single weight to each...

  • Strength

    In the Introduction to Strength, Kate will prepare you to practice strong and balanced standing poses in a graceful and creative flow. This video will prepare you for the coming class and guide you through any challenging sequences or new techniques. Take your time as Kate guides you through each...

  • Restore

    In this Restore practice with Kate, explore restorative poses with the addition of two weights to add depth and balance, ground your body throughout the sequence, and rejuvenate your muscles and joints. Gain confidence in the flow of this class and then add weight from there, practicing Kate’s un...

  • Weighted Warm Up with Kate Potter

    Incorporating a Warm Up into your yoga practice prepares your body for the upcoming class and allows you to step onto your mat with ease and control. The Foundations of Weighted Yoga Warm Up includes well known poses such as Cat/Cow, Upward Facing Dog, Pigeon, Child’s Pose, Downward Facing Dog, a...

  • Extended Cool Down with Kate Potter

    This full body Extended Cool Down will include Bridge, Reclined Butterfly, Reclined Hamstring, Supine Twist, and an extended Savasana rest pose. Follow along with Kate as she uses a single weight to add a fresh stretch and depth to familiar restorative poses. Focus on deep breathing to loosen up ...

  • Weighted Cool Down with Kate Potter

    Incorporating a Cool Down practice transitions your body into a state of rest following your movement practice. In this sequence, Kate guides you through restorative poses such as a Bridge, Reclined Butterfly, Reclined Hamstring, Supine Twist, and Savasana. Position your weights intentionally in ...

  • Mornings with Kate Potter

    Join Kate Potter in a refreshing 5-minute morning practice to wake up your body and your mind. You’ll practice various floor movements such as Child’s Pose, Plank, Sphinx, Supine Twist, and Downward Dog while using a single weight to engage your muscles and ground each pose of this intentional f...

  • Middays with Kate Potter

    In this 6-minute movement practice, Kate guides you through several movements to refresh your body and loosen up your muscles and joints. Using a single weight, move through each standing posture to lengthen and create stability in your body before finishing with a deep crouch pose. Move intentio...

  • Evenings with Kate Potter

    Move with Kate through this 5-minute evening practice to soften and restore your muscles and your mind at the end of your day. This floor practice will use one weight to deepen each pose, allowing you to feel calm and grounded. Breath intentionally through each movement, starting from your back a...

  • Zoom Stretches with Kate Potter

    This 5-minute practice with Kate Potter is designed to relieve and restore your body with movement between long periods of time seated and working at a computer. From your chair, using a weight or your fists, start by moving slowly through modified seated poses such as Cat-Cow, Warrior, Forward ...

  • Foundations-of-Weighted-Yoga-Program-Guide.pdf

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