VIDEO: October 31 Online Class #10

Yoga for the Heart: we will focus on poses that open the heart, that open the auricles and ventricles, and give the benefits of inverted poses (even if you do not do headstand). Inversions boost the major systems of the body (circulatory, respiratory, nervous and glandular) and give rest to the heart. Many of the…

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VIDEO: October 10 Online Class #9

Today we focus on abdominals. Through supine poses, standing poses and twists we will pay attention to the lower abdomen, specifically the internal and external oblique muscles. These muscles work with the lower spine to build core strength and a healthy back. Work to your own ability and always listen to your back. I hope…

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VIDEO: May 12 Online Class #8

Dear yoga students, today we are taking a gentle approach to forward extensions. In this time of uncertainty and anxiety around the pandemic and social distancing, we are not our usual selves. Everything has taken on a new dimension. After recommendations from Abhijata Sridhar Iyengar, the granddaughter of B.K.S. Iyengar, we are advising students to…

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VIDEO: May 6 Online Class #7

I had a note from a student who has been spending a lot of time on the computer and was finding her neck and shoulders tight. So here is a class focusing on opening the chest, lengthening the front of the body, and extending the spine. As many of us are probably finding ourselves in…

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VIDEO: April 29 Online Class #6

Welcome! Today we are giving our hamstrings and psoas muscles a workout, and at the same time stretching our spines with back extensions. I have given several stages to most poses, so you can take each pose to your level of comfort, or repeat the last pose.I look forward to receiving feedback and am happy…

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VIDEO: April 21 Online Class #5

Welcome to the fifth session from Yoga in Salt Spring. This week the focus is on hip-openers, which one of my students requested. I hope you enjoy the slower pace and the deeper practice. As usual, your feedback is always welcome and I hope your practice nourishes your mind and body.

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VIDEO: April 14 Online Class #3

Welcome to the third online class for Yoga in Salt Spring students and friends. I hope these sequences are encouraging everyone to get on to their mat, and to uplift spirits in this time of uncertainty. Today we are focusing on balance – and, let’s face it, we call need balance in our lives. Between…

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VIDEO: March 31 Online Class #2

Welcome to the 2nd online class from Yoga in Salt Spring by Jayne Lloyd-Jones, Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher. Today we focus on twists to help detoxify the body and reduce feelings of anxiety by opening the chest, shoulders and back. You can pause the class at any time to repeat a pose or hold for…

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VIDEO: March 24 Online Class #1

Certified Iyengar yoga teacher, Jayne Lloyd-Jones, is posting weekly online classes for students of Yoga in Salt Spring, and any other students of yoga who would appreciate a 30-minute sequence. Some are suitable for beginners, some for intermediates. Look out for a new sequence each week. In exchange for the classes I am asking for…

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Summer classes en plein air

For the months of July, August and early September, 2020, please join me for yoga on the lawn. One of my students has kindly offered her lawn and beautiful garden for our classes. Classes will cater to all levels of ability, and be based on simple yoga poses, which can be performed at a basic…

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