Challenge Pose: Hanumanasana

May 8th, 2018 by

Maintain a neutral pelvis, and quiet your mind as you move step by step into Hanumanasana.

READ: Challenge Pose: Hanumanasana

Decoding Yoga Sutra 1.12

December 13th, 2017 by

Sutra 1.12 introduces two essential elements of yogic philosophy: effort and non-attachment. When practiced together, they can serve as a spiritual and practical roadmap for navigating almost every aspect of life with greater equanimity.

READ: Decoding Yoga Sutra 1.12: Embrace the Value of Practice and Non-Attachment

Natasha’s Sequencing 101 Course With Yoga Journal

Natasha joins with Yoga Journal’s Aim Healthy U to present her six-week online learning course, Sequencing 101:Unlock The Power Of Every Pose. The course includes basic sequencing theory and guidelines, effective strategies and practices for sequencing toward peak poses and instruction for teachers on optimizing their teaching. You may join at any time

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In this two-part course, Natasha will systematically explore the alignment and anatomy that will allow you to practice and teach Backbending and Forward Bending with confidence and ease.

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Natasha’s Interview With Gloss NY

Each morning for the last 3 years, we have woken up and done our yoga practice through the instruction of the incredible Natasha Rizopoulos. We reached out to her and asked if, in the middle of her insane schedule and quest to teach the world to take breaths and go through a natural progression of movements, she would mind talking to us about what makes her go. (more…)

300 Hour Teacher Training

2018 Twelve weekend intensives
(Friday 7:30-9:30pm, Sat & Sun 1:30-7:30pm):

Jan 26-28 • Feb 23-25 • March 30-Apr 1
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Oct 26-28 • Nov 9-11 • Dec 7-9

This ground-breaking program offers the following unique components:

Twelve Professional Weekend Immersions—Watch your teaching evolve as America’s finest teachers steep you in the in-depth study of alignment and anatomy, sequencing and structure, history and philosophy, subtle body and pranayama, the art of delivery and creativity, and the business of building a professional teaching career.

Mini Trainings And Specializations— Leave ready to teach themed and specialty classes or offer captivating workshops. The training includes ten mini-trainings: Therapeutic Yoga, Pre/postnatal Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Ayurveda, Kids & Teens, Inversion Expertise, as well as Ashtanga, Iyengar and yoga traditions from around the world.

Teaching In Live Classrooms And The Wider Community—A highlight of the Professional Program is the individualized and detailed feedback provided by senior teachers Natasha Rizopoulos and Director Justine Cohen in small group and live classroom settings task manager app. Further experience comes through the Karma Yoga unit which places trainees in different teaching environments in the wider community and has proven to be one of the most beloved modules of the training.

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Master Class: Flight Club

March 10th, 2012 by

Move forward with balance and skill to fly fearlessly in Eka Pada Galavasana.

Read: Master Class: Flight Club (Yoga Journal – June 2011)

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The Benefits of Sadhana

I want to share with you an interview I did with Integral Yoga Magazine, in which I discuss the benefits of a regular practice of Yoga and how obstacles to a consistent practice of Yoga can be overcome, allowing us to still the mind and develop a relationship with the Self. This interview was originally published in Integral Yoga Magazine’s Fall 2011 issue, and is reprinted with their permission. 
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Take Flight – Arm Balances & Core Integrity

Core stability is an essential part of a healthy asana practice. But what is the Core and how do we strengthen it? In this online yoga video, learn how to bring intelligence and tone to the muscles that support your torso and pelvis. And then see how this work translates into stability throughout your practice – especially in arm balances. (60 mins.)

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Finding the Sukha in Upward Bow

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Wring It Out – The Joy of Twisting

Twists are some of the most energetically exhilarating poses in yoga. In addition, they teach the crucial relationship between a steady base and a mobile torso that can have such transformative effects throughout your asana practice. Get ready to awaken your spine in a practice that will leave you feeling alert, spacious and detoxified. (61:00)

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Align Your Flow® Series


Six videos, ranging from 22 minutes to 1 hour, and from a gentle practice to a vigorous practice.

Gentle Wake Up – This 20-minute sequence will prepare you for the day with gentle Sun Salute variations and poses to energize you as you stretch and tone. (23:31)

End of Day Stretch – A calming and restorative 20-minute practice to lengthen and relax tired muscles, and bring you back into balance after the day’s activities. (22:05)

Gentle Detox Flow – This 40-minute Twisting practice will bring your spine into balance and gently massage you from the inside out. (40:10)

Arm Balance Flow – Learn the fundamental actions and intentions that will open the door to a variety of arm balances in this rigorous 1-hour vinyasa practice. (56:40)

Hip Opening Flow – This 1-hour practice explores the range of motion in your hips so you can experience freedom and ease in all directions. (1:01:45)

Heart Opening Flow – This uplifting 1-hour sequence will teach you the essentials of backbending while freeing your upper back and leaving you alert, focused and spacious. (1:00:41)

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Intermediate/Advanced Flow Series

Three 1-hr practices designed for the intermediate/advanced student.

Arm Balance Flow – Learn the fundamental actions and intentions that will open the door to a variety of arm balances in this rigorous 1-hour vinyasa practice. (56:40)

Hip Opening Flow – This 1-hour practice explores the range of motion in your hips so you can experience freedom and ease in all directions. (1:01:45)

Heart Opening Flow – This uplifting 1-hour sequence will teach you the essentials of backbending while freeing your upper back and leaving you alert, focused and spacious. (1:00:41)

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Opening Series

Two 1 hour videos, designed for the intermediate/advanced student.

Hip Opening Flow – This 1-hour practice explores the range of motion in your hips so you can experience freedom and ease in all directions. (1:01:45)

Heart Opening Flow – This uplifting 1-hour sequence will teach you the essentials of backbending while freeing your upper back and leaving you alert, focused and spacious. (1:00:41)

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Gentle Wake Up


This 20-minute sequence will prepare you for the day with gentle Sun Salute variations and poses to energize you as you stretch and tone. (23:31)

Appropriate for beginners.

$5.99

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End of Day Stretch

A calming and restorative 20-minute practice to lengthen and relax tired muscles, and bring you back into balance after the day’s activities. (22:05)

Appropriate for beginners.

$5.99

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Gentle Detox Flow

This 40-minute Twisting practice will bring your spine into balance and gently massage you from the inside out.  (40:10)

Appropriate for beginners and intermediate students.

$7.99

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Arm Balance Flow

Learn the fundamental actions and intentions that will open the door to a variety of arm balances in this rigorous 1-hour vinyasa practice.  (56:40)

For intermediate and advanced students.

Price: $9.99

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Hip Opening Flow


This 1-hour practice explores the range of motion in your hips so you can experience freedom and ease in all directions. (1:01:45)

For intermediate and advanced students.

$9.99

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Heart Opening Flow

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This uplifting 1-hour sequence will teach you the essentials of backbending while freeing your upper back and leaving you alert, focused and spacious. (1:00:41)

For intermediate and advanced students.

Price: $9.99

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Gentle Series

Three videos, ranging from 22 minutes to 40 minutes, appropriate for beginners.

Gentle Wake Up – This 20-minute sequence will prepare you for the day with gentle Sun Salute variations and poses to energize you as you stretch and tone. (23:31)

End of Day Stretch – A calming and restorative 20-minute practice to lengthen and relax tired muscles, and bring you back into balance after the day’s activities. (22:05)

Gentle Detox Flow – This 40-minute Twisting practice will bring your spine into balance and gently massage you from the inside out. (40:10)

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Day & Night Series

A beautiful way to begin and end your day, appropriate for beginners.

Gentle Wake Up – This 20-minute sequence will prepare you for the day with gentle Sun Salute variations and poses to energize you as you stretch and tone. (23:31)

End of Day Stretch – A calming and restorative 20-minute practice to lengthen and relax tired muscles, and bring you back into balance after the day’s activities. (22:05)

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Master Class: Paradise Found

March 1st, 2011 by

Find the balance of strength and flexibility that’s right for you and you’ll blossom into Bird of Paradise.

Read: Master Class: Bird of Paradise (Yoga Journal – February 2011)

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