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Opening Sequence of Namaste

Opening sequence for Namaste: The Five Elements

Kate Potter's Introduction to Fire Fan Sequence on the Namaste: The Five Elements DVD.

The Breath Body Link of Fire is a moving meditation aimed at heating the body and strengthening the core. Try it out next time you are feeling cold and drained and let us know if you can feel the subtle shift in your energy level!

The Breath Body Link of Water is soothing, clearing, and cleaning. Feel your body creating the movement of a wave -- a rhythmic, soothing, and cleaning gesture. As you lift your hands in om mudra the wave crests. As you pull back into centre the wave rolls back out to sea, taking with it your fears and blocks. Let go of everything, allowing the breath to wash over you, clearing the rough edges of life. Finding the flow of the ocean in your breath.

Kate Potter gives detailed instructions on how to do the crane arm balance.

This is an excerpt from our latest DVD - Namaste: The Five Elements

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The Exalted Warrior sequence is a standing series focused on moving through various warrior and triangle poses. This is a basic standing series with beginner / intermediate level of difficulty.

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Learn Sun-Moon to balance the energy of right and left sides of the body. This also provides an excellent hamstring and hip flexor stretch. Sun-Moon is a beginner / intermediate standing sequence.

Learn Sun-Moon to balance the energy of right and left sides of the body. This also provides an excellent hamstring and hip flexor stretch. Sun-Moon is a beginner / intermediate standing sequence.

Gate Opening is a graceful flow using both strength and balance. In this sequence we increase upper body strength and flexibility of the shoulders. Gate Opening is an intermediate level of difficulty.

Dancing Sun stimulates energy flow throughout the entire body and is a beautiful presentation of some the classic standing poses. Dancing Sun combines beginner and intermediate poses.

Half Moon is a challenging sequence with a combination of warrior poses and half moon balancing. Working with balance poses increases overall coordination and strength while informing physical grace.

Earth series begins kneeling and continues with floor poses that are both gentle and invigorating. This series builds core strength and spinal flexibility and is a slow gentle sequence that provides a moment for us to restore balance and turn our focus inward for awhile.

Feel your energy blossoming in this graceful flow of movement. Lotus begins as a standing series and moves gracefully through seated postures returning again to the standing Lotus and completion of the cycle. The sequence offers both an introspective journey through the mind and barometer for gauging ho the body responds to each pose.

Water Light concentrates on increasing flexibility of the legs, back and shoulders. With it's calming and energizing aspects, Water Light will have you moving and thinking more fluidly in no time!

This challenging sequence requires concentration, physical strength and balance. Explore all the angles of your body and mind. It's all experimental now. There are no right outcomes, only logical ones.

Head to Knee is the perfect yoga practice for distance runners. This sequence helps to relieve tension in the hips and calves and hamstrings. Standing poses are woven together with calming breath and deep stretches to help you let go of your deepest tensions.

The Crane series is one of the most challenging Namaste sequences. Both the standing and arm balances are to be practiced and learned slowly. You will find your strengths and your weaknesses, and learn how to strengthen and compensate for them.

Riding the Wind is a very dynamic series that once learned is exhilarating and grounding at the same time. Riding the Wind will inspire you to take a flight of fancy, test your wings and find in yourself the capacity to soar!

The Sunbird Sequence wakes up the spine, and energizes the limbs. Have faith in your own abilities as you rise through this practice. Sunbird provides a moment to open the heart with no further expectation than to expand our own capacities.

This posture sequence stimulates flow of energy from the core to the limbs, and moves through classic standing postures in an easy, gentle manner. Bring comfort and steadiness to your whole body with even breath while exploring the ideas of openness and balance.

Although the Triangle sequence is not easy to do perfectly, it is one, which will give great benefit to those who give it an honest effort. The emphasis is on lengthening the spine, as the hamstrings are stretched, and strengthening the knees while the hips are loosened.

The Warrior series encourages confidence, and relieves sluggishness. Harness the confidence of the warrior, and become what you think!

Moving with grace through this flow will encourage flexibility while strengthening the legs, shoulders and abdominal muscles. Intermediate students will find this one both challenging and encouraging.

The Seated Twist Sequence has a slower pace of moving which is excellent for deep, full breathing and a workout for the lungs. This is a floor sequence featuring hip openers, and spinal rolling. A terrific energizer for all levels.

This standing sequence starts with easy poses, and then follows with two difficult balances and returns to ease. The challenge is to keep the integrity of the breath throughout. Strength, flexibility, and grace all feature in this intermediate workout.

The Swan Sequence was a cast favorite, with the rhythm and grace of its namesake. The postures flow together with elegance and include all the spinal curves of Cat and Swan rolling, to the deep hip flexor stretches of Pigeon, and One Legged Down Dog. All levels must try.

The side arm balances in this sequence make it an advanced practice, although with an easy modification, everyone is a welcome student. The pace is steady, and the postures stay close to the floor with plenty of hip openers and leg stretches for all levels of experience.

Core strength as well as shoulder and leg flexibility are increased with the practice of this sequence. The dynamic interplay between Sunbird Bow, and One Legged Down Dog gives boldness to the phrase, and welcomes all attempts. For strong players only.

This sequence starts standing and moves to the floor to take us through the variations of Sage Pose and the Sitting Head to Knee. The spine, the shoulders, and the hips are all deeply stretched. Caution to beginners. This is an intermediate/advanced practice.

Although the arm balance may pose a challenge, the fun is giving it a try. This flow of movements uses balances, twists and side bends to tone the waistline and increase flexibility in the back and hips. All levels with care.

This sequence was created for all of the advanced yogis to test their strength, balance, and good humor. In fact, all the joints are strengthened by this sequence and it is a rigorous workout for all the muscles. Have a good time with it.