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Level 2/3
30 min

Power of the Heart with Backbends

Vinyasa Flow | By Sianna Sherman on Aug 19 2012
Progressive backbends exploring symmetrical and asymmetrical variations to tap into the power of the heart and free up contracted energies. Blanket support for supta virasana may be needed.


Progressive backbends exploring symmetrical and asymmetrical variations to tap into the power of the heart and free up contracted energies. Blanket support for supta virasana may be needed.


  • Hilu E     Oct 2nd, 2014
    Yum <3
  • Vicky Stephens     Feb 27th, 2014
    Wonderful, thank you!
  • celestina swanson     Jan 29th, 2014
    30 mins of heart opening bliss, gets better with repitition!
  • Karina Sauro     Oct 24th, 2013
    Delicious Backbend practice!! Pranam to you!!
  • Cristina Rivera     Oct 23rd, 2013
    Powerful! New favorite.
  • Vindhya Veerula     Oct 16th, 2013
    WOW Sianna - I was dead tired rolling out of bed this morning...and still tired thru the first 10 min, but loved the early backbends right away! I feel extremely energized without any caffeine ! THANK YOU :)
  • isabel sheridan     Sep 27th, 2013
    Thankyou so much I cannot wait to see you in Italy !!! Such amazing heart energy after this practise my family will benefit untold!!
  • celestina swanson     Aug 4th, 2013
    Thank you from a mother of three who practices during nap time. Could we have some 45 min practices also!
  • Leigh Ann Ablah     Jul 4th, 2013
    Many thanks! Love variation of lagu...great prep for me for 2nd series/ashtanga!
  • Huda Mussa     Jun 25th, 2013
    Best 30 minutes backbend class. It was so effective and my body felt so good.
  • Jackie Christensen     May 2nd, 2013
    Thank you! This class always makes me feel amazing and energetic.
  • Kim Kirschbaum     Apr 16th, 2013
    Thank you for such a creative practice on heart openers! Loved the message - I could envision your words. Namaste.
  • lena dolter     Apr 11th, 2013
    That felt delicious! What a nice 30 minute practice. I loved the one legged extension behind, it really opened up my hip flexor. Thank you.
  • Ariela Summit     Feb 14th, 2013
    Backbends for Valentine's Day! Thanks, Sianna
  • Christine Stiff     Nov 7th, 2012
  • Isabella Allard     Oct 29th, 2012
    What an exceptional practice* I absolutely love your divine expression of self* Thank you for offering such a beautiful space of remembrance. Such a sacred space to explore the totality of ourselves and embrace all forms in which it arises. Thank you for helping me 'tap into' the fullness of my heart* Love to YOU! XOXO
  • Alyson Raskin     Oct 24th, 2012
    Thank you so much Sianna- this heart-opening sequence has been part of my daily practice for a while.
  • simone weit     Oct 4th, 2012
    I am so grateful for yogaglo and the ability to connect online. I feel nostalgic post-teacher training! A request... more 60min 2/3 practices please! I would love to drop in deeper, but usually can only manage 60min for asana. Oceans of Love, SimoneStar
  • Svetlana Winslow     Sep 21st, 2012
    Love it and will be coming back for more. Thank you.
  • Amanda Vella     Sep 10th, 2012
    Exquisite. Think I've found my new fave teacher! Thank you.
  • Monique Baron     Sep 1st, 2012
    loved this creative sequencing for the heart. heart you.
  • Sarah Higgins     Aug 28th, 2012
    Loved the om mani padme hum chant. Thank you so much.
  • Erik B. Jørgensen     Aug 28th, 2012
    Thank you Sianna. Perfekt clas's, love The short ones after weight training. Miss your second clas in Copenhagen, Was just return from expediton
  • Dolores Kent     Aug 25th, 2012
    just perfect! Thank you Sianna!!
  • R G     Aug 25th, 2012
    Loved it. Some back stretches I never tried before. This took ten years off my spine. Lovely.
  • Victor Caceres     Aug 25th, 2012
    Excellent routine.
  • Eliot Acuña     Aug 24th, 2012
    Thank you Sianna!
  • Laurie Crassweller     Aug 24th, 2012
    Beautiful. Thank you. Namaste
  • Ronni Hendel     Aug 24th, 2012
    What a beautiful 30 minute class. I'm amazed at how powerful and energizing it was. Thank you Sianna!These shorter practices are such a gift for the times when 90 minutes isn't an option.
  • Y Pays     Aug 21st, 2012
    What a treasure! In 30 minutes I am refreshed, rejuvenated and refueled!
    Thank you for the gift. Now I will sit in meditation and have energy.
  • Dede Longley     Aug 21st, 2012
    I had missed my regular practice and found this wonderful short class. It was just what I needed.I could hear my spine aligning. Thank you Sianna. I will take a longer class of yours next time. Any recommendations?
    Dede Longley
  • Michelle Whelan     Aug 21st, 2012
    Amazing. You never fail to introduce me to a new posture, or a familiar posture in a completely new way. Thank you!
  • yogagal      Aug 20th, 2012
    Thank you for doing another 30 min. LOVE starting with a chant. Perfect for heart opening.
  • Clare Mackey     Aug 19th, 2012
    Awesome, love it! Thank you for another beautiful 30 min practise, you are a friend to all of us time poor mothers. x
  • Jimena Mendieta     Aug 19th, 2012
    Loved to start my datpy with this sequence
    • Jimena Mendieta     Aug 19th, 2012