Extend and twist to nurture without demanding the muscles to bear the intensity of power found in these “passive” postures.
Born and raised in southern California, Temitope began practicing yoga asana in earnest after a series of revelatory life experiences. Coming from a football strength training background, yoga practice shed light on new ways of nurturing long term strength, balance and flexibility. Temitope relies on the breath/prana/qi/ase to guide his life, practice and classes.
Breath & sweat is in the air. We become aware of and revel in the surrounding element of air within. Finding fiery breath at key pose
Invoke firm gentleness, like a mother lion carrying her cub. Compassionate strength comes from our intention to spill into the movements.
Entering postures with respect for what is there by checking into our body before movement. Emphasis on individual readiness and variatio
Tuning in with serpentine movement we rely on the core muscles around the spine to guide our movements.
Resting the thinking mind on an open heart gives our intellect a loving basis. This practice opens the heart and lenghtens the spine in a
In ode to the sacred fractal geometry of nature (pregnancy, Self-Realization, etc.) we explore flowing within flows.
A 60-minute power flow with a focus on nuanced breakdown of poses and transitions between them. Moving strong and slow.
A basic power flow with an emphasis on strength, balance. Instead of spending 15-20 minutes on a single machine to work out only one o
We spend a good amount of time with our breath because its the basis of life. Its the first and last thing you will ever do. The differen