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Instructional Segments

Fundamentals of Ujjayi Breathing

Fran Slavich provides guidance and instruction on the foundational techniques of correct ujjayi breathing (victorious stretching of the breath) in the Ashtanga Yoga system.


Vinyasa Fundamentals

Fran Slavich of Ride the Breath provides guidance and instruction on the proper application of vinyasa (breath synchronized movement) within the Ashtanga Yoga system.



Video Overviews

Primary Series

Brief description and overview of the primary series (1st series) of Ashtanga Yoga.


Moon Series

Brief description and overview of the Vinyasa Krama Moon Sequence (Chandra) developed by Matthew Sweeney.


Lion Series

Brief description and overview of the Vinyasa Krama Lion Sequence (Simha) developed by Matthew Sweeney.


Intermediate Series

Brief description and overview of the intermediate series (2nd series) of Ashtanga Yoga.



Demonstrations

Astavakrasana from Handstand

Fran Slavich demonstrating Astavakrasana of the Ashtanga Yoga advanced A series (3rd series) via entry from handstand.


Drop Backs

Fran Slavich demonstrating proper and controlled backbending drop backs.


Lion Lunge Sequence

Fran Slavich demonstrating a segment of advanced lunges from the Vinyasa Krama Lion (Simha) sequence developed by Matthew Sweeney.


Moon Back Bending

Fran Slavich demonstrating a backbending sequence from the Vinyasa Krama Moon (Chandra) sequence developed by Matthew Sweeney.


Tic Tacs and Variations

Fran Slavich demonstrating advanced tic tacs from the Ashtanga Yoga backbending sequence.


Viranchyasana A

Fran Slavich demonstrating Viranchyasana A from the advanced A series (3rd series) of Ashtanga Yoga.


Viparita Shalabasana

Fran Slavich demonstrating Viparita Shalabasana from the advanced A series (3rd series) of Ashtanga Yoga.