Dynamic and Creative Sequencing
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Creative Sequencing Lesson 1: Creative and Dynamic Sequencing
The MasterClass took place on June 3rd. Here you will find the slide presentation and a recording on the live class.You now will have access to the Monthly Invite Only Master Class. It takes place the first Thursday of every month. Keep an eye on your email for the invite link.
Creative Sequencing Lesson 2: How to Create Dynamic & Accessible Yoga Sequences
All bodies—regardless of size, age or ability—have movement in them. And every body deserves to experience the joyful movement of yoga. In this lesson, we will explore the idea of:Vinyasa as a way to add movement to the bodyHow movement can soothe the body, especially when mobility might be limitedVinyasa as a series of flowing postures or as dynamic movement within a poseHow to structure a class using a template to enhance the student experienceHow the body is never the problem in a yoga pose
Creative Sequencing Lesson 3: Meeting Students Where They Are
Focus on what your students can do rather than what they can't do.In this lesson, we will explore the idea of:Working with bodies that are different than our own.The power of language to foster connection and community.Supporting students in the creation of their own narratives.Creating a brave space for student exploration and growth.
Creative Sequencing Lesson 1: Sequencing a Class on the Floor
Remind your students that they are their own best yoga teachers.In this lesson, we will explore the idea of:Creating a 60-minute floor-based class.How to break a class into segments to make planning easier.Brainstorming poses and linking them together by shape or movement.
Creative Sequencing Lesson 2: Sequencing a Class on the Mat
Your sequencing can be different from traditional.In this lesson, we will explore the idea of:Creating a 60-minute themed class with intuitive transitions.Brainstorming poses that support the class theme and work well together.Working out a sequence on the mat to make sure it feels good in our bodies.
Creative Sequencing Lesson 3: Mat-Based Transitions
Be playful. Transitions add variety and texture to a class.In this lesson, we will explore the idea of:Moving from pose to pose in an intuitive and accessible way.Cueing students to move from kneeling to standingGoing from Down Dog to Lunge (aka: the dreaded "step through").How a simple flow can change based on how poses are strung together
Creative Sequencing Lesson 4: Hands-Free Vinyasa
People love the option of not putting weight in their hands.In this lesson, we will explore the idea of:Moving in an embodied way and adapting poses as a result.How poses link together within planes of movement.Creating a hands-free, accessible vinyasa sequence.
Creative Sequencing Lesson 1: Sequencing in a Chair For Low Mobility
A little bit of movement can have a lot of impact.In this lesson, we will explore:How a fully-seated yoga practice differs from other class types.How yoga poses can be adapted for a seated practice.Creating an intuitive and fun fully-seated yoga sequence.
Creative Sequencing Lesson 2: Sequencing in a Chair For More Mobility
Challenge your idea of chair yoga as passive. Chair yoga can be dynamic.In this lesson, we will explore the idea of:Chair yoga as an active practice.How a chair can be used as a prop as well as for a seat in chair yoga.Exploring the possibilities of an active chair yoga practice.
Creative Sequencing Lesson 3: Accessible Sequencing at the Wall
Let your imagination go wild.In this lesson, we will explore the idea of:How a wall can be used to support and anchor a practice.Exploring the possibilities of doing yoga poses at the wall.Teaching a vinyasa flow class at the wall.
Creative Sequencing Lesson 4: Advanced Sequencing at the Wall
Get ready to fly.In this lesson, we will explore the idea of:How a wall can be used to support advanced postures.Building upper body strength to safely do arm balances.Incorporating arm balances into a sequence in a safe way.
Creative Sequencing Lesson 5: Sequencing a HIIT Yoga Class
Yoga is more than asana practice.In this lesson, we will explore the idea of:Postural yoga is constantly evolving and why that's okay.How a modern postural yoga shapes can combine with traditional conditioning exercises.Sequencing a flow for cardiovascular fitness.
Creative Sequencing Dial it Up/Down
Dial It Up, Dial It Down Sequence TemplateEasily adapt sequences for whoever comes to class. Every yoga class is a mixed levels class whether you want it to be or not.Teaching to a mixed levels class doesn’t have to be hard. Learn how to make every sequence you teach accessible to a variety of abilities and experience levels quickly and easily using this template.
Creative Sequencing Dynamic Sequencing Workbook
Download it hereDownloadable Companion WorkbookReference tool jam-packed with sequencing goodness.Get 48 pages of Dianne’s notes, sequences, and the worksheets used in the course in an easy to download workbook.Save time taking notes now and easily refer back to specific lessons or sequences anytime the creative urge strikes!
DIANNE BONDY is a celebrated yoga teacher, social justice activist, and leading voice of the Yoga for All movement. Her inclusive view of yoga asana and philosophy inspires and empowers thousands of followers around the world--regardless of their shape, size, ethnicity, or level of ability.