Introduction to Power Yoga Video
Introduction to Power Yoga

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Introduction to Power Yoga

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A power yoga workshop/practice with Nico Luce that delves into Yogic philosophy and the origins of power yoga. Philosophically we’ll explore the Koshas (layers) that surround the essence of our being and how to access them. The physical practice will focus on creating a strong foundation, flowing with the breath, focusing the mind, feeling from within and finding ease in the pose.

Great for those interested in learning about the origins of this practice, yogic philosophy and how to modify poses or use the block as a prop.


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ruggleslisa26, posted on June 8, 2016

Thank you thank you thank you

lisa_inuk, posted on December 16, 2015

Just Beautiful. Thank you. x

AnitaEMc2, posted on July 22, 2015

Thank you Nico! I didn't know what power yoga was (was thinking it some crazy fast paced practice with unattainable poses that would lead to frustration) but because I like your style gave it a try. It was beautiful. My entire self, body and mind are feeling great. Shavasna was one I never experienced. Usually it takes me several moments to settle in but today it was if I was slightly floating above the floor. Could barely feel it was beneath me. Going to work at keeping the feeling with me all day. Namaste

nicoluce, posted on July 23, 2015

Thank you for sharing you experience here, @ANITAEMC2.
I love to hear how that practice made you feel light, you made my day.
All the best,

yoga4all, posted on October 14, 2014

Awesome - love the integration of the kosha philosophy. The easygoing supportive nature of Nico as he leads us into hard poses like handstand and crow!

eringolden, posted on September 14, 2014

thank you for helping me heal from breast cancer!

nicoluce, posted on August 12, 2014

@porousvision I'm going to let MYO to get back to you on the music, unfortunately I don't know the name nor the artist. Cheers, n

porousvision, posted on August 11, 2014

Nico -- is it Out of Stillness by Gopal Shankar Misra ?

porousvision, posted on August 11, 2014

May i know the music please? I know it but can't place it. Thankyou for your thoughtful work, most sweet.

nicoluce, posted on July 4, 2014

@sabri67 Thank you for your feedback. Be well, nico

sabri67, posted on July 2, 2014

Fantastic class, I loved your nice soft guiding voice and the challenging poses together. thank you Nico!

nicoluce, posted on December 11, 2013

@alejandra24 What a nice comment Alejandra. I'm happy to hear you both practice together. Technology in this case helps stay connected. Much love!

alejandra24, posted on December 10, 2013

My daughter and I practice everyday Yoga!! taking your classes make us happy and be more connected. your video is like taking classes with you at YYoga .

nicoluce, posted on October 7, 2013

@bessfergusson Practicing together is the best, isn't it? We do that everyday with my wife after droping the kids of at school. In Yoga we find space for out relationship to grow.
Be well,

bessfergusson, posted on October 6, 2013

Thank you Nico. My husband and I love all your classes especially this one. It's helped both of us get back into Yoga. Take care, Bess

Cat1313, posted on October 6, 2013

Wonderful practice Nico....!!!! (",")!!!

Cat1313, posted on September 10, 2013

Good Morning powee flow

nicoluce, posted on September 6, 2013

@smhayes78 Our practice is useful only if it helps us deal with life's daily challenges. I've been there with the toddlers too, the good news is that they always outgrow that face. Remember to take deep breaths. All the best, nico

smhayes78, posted on September 5, 2013

Great practice! Perfect way to push myself, then wind down after an evening of dealing with a tantrum-taking toddler. Just what I needed to check in and relax before bed. Thanks!

mandyvarona, posted on July 30, 2013

Oh my god, I love this class. Your accent is lovely :) Thank you.

nicoluce, posted on July 26, 2013

@chapuddy Hi Chappudy,
Thank you for your feedback, we'll definitely look at adding to the description of the video a note regarding prerequisites, level of challenge and difficulty.
Power yoga is perhaps the most physically demanding form of yoga. Since it derives from the Ashtanga Vinyasa linage it focuses on developing strength and stamina as well as flexibility. This type of practice requires prior familiarity with transitions, basic knowledge of poses and proper join stability. We could compare it to "Intro to Marathon Running", not really suitable for someone who is just beginning to jog.
Nevertheless please don't be discouraged, with time and dedication your practice will develop and one day you'll look back at it to be surprised at how far you have gone.
Wish you all the best in this journey.
Sincerely, Nico Luce

chapuddy, posted on July 25, 2013

To say that this is for all levels is very deceiving. As someone relatively new to yoga, I was really excited to try this, and am disappointed that there wasn't much guidance on moving from pose to pose, and no mentions of any good modifications. That would be fine for someone who knows what they're doing - but not for an "introduction" video, I expect more guidance. I'm sorry, I hope I can appreciate this more sometime when I'm further along in my practice, because I enjoy a challenge.. just not when I'm expecting an introduction.

dwp31, posted on June 9, 2013

Great video. I wanted to start with this one as I am getting back into yoga after a surgery, which I have been cleared to do so. There were a few arm balance poses that were difficult, yet I modified. I really enjoy your classes Nico, very thoughtful.

nicoluce, posted on April 18, 2013

@tamsynp thanks for the feedback. Makes me happy to hear you enjoyed it!

tamsynp, posted on April 17, 2013

Hi, fantastic yoga practice. Thank you. Really enjoyed the pace and the visualisations and the reminders about the koshas.

freerangepiglings, posted on April 4, 2013

Fast and energising. Buzzy.

kjeltikat, posted on March 3, 2013

This is my absolute favourite practice that I have come across on myyogaonline. There is something about it that touches on perfection. The clear instruction and gentle voice, the pace, the flow, the embedded philosophy, the encouragement. It's beautiful! Thank you Nico!

iamtk, posted on March 3, 2013

All levels? A bit too much for my level. However, it was simple enough to modify and still really enjoyable. Gives me a goal for the future!

Lupi, posted on January 4, 2013

Thanks for this practice, I really i enjoyed although sometimes it was too much for me.
Anyway I'm always waiting for your practices because I feel very confident with your explanations

Regards from Spain

yogapal, posted on December 12, 2012

17 minutes into it on 12/12/12 feeling stronger.

floating-drumbeat, posted on December 10, 2012

Well, I am an advanced beginner ... and have been for many years. "All Levels" must refer to all levels of experience. And that's cool. This old lady is going to take a chance on this one. I study videos with David Magone on here and Baptiste power vinyasa video downloads with Dave Farmar and other similar things ...

mrenkow, posted on November 9, 2012

I loved this, but I'm intermediate level, so all levels might not be accurate.

annacreasy, posted on November 2, 2012

@crock1979 We sorry to hear that you're having streaming issues. We suggest that you take a look at some of your video settings. Please check your email for full instructions. Namaste, Anna

courtneyramirez1979, posted on November 1, 2012

i'm having problems with the longer videos, if it's more than 20 mins it plays to about 7 mins and then restarts. I just joined yesterday and this has happened to me twice on 2 different videos. Any suggestions on what I can do to view the entire video?

AmyOBarYoga, posted on October 25, 2012

You know, a lot of times with power yoga I've felt that the spiritual nurturing, or just the yogic teachings of wisdom, were lacking and so it became my least favorite type of flow. This practice feeds the soul and challenges the body beautifully. I super enjoyed the integrated yogic philosophy. Peace, ~~ Amy

stinaz, posted on October 23, 2012

Great great great class! All levels?! Hardly. Sun salutations moving through warrior lunges and revolved half moon. Donkey kicks and practicing proper control jumping, even into handstand (all levels?). Then onto crow and side crow (all levels?). Followed by some awesome interesting floor work with hip and hamstring stretches, inc my favourite legs wide type of stretches. Slow and steady and a good workout while focusing on calm, breath and moving to your practice. Really fun.

branflakes1991, posted on October 18, 2012

Loved this practice! Was experiencing some blockages and this practice reminded me the beauty of letting go. Thanks so much. Namaste

Ankhara, posted on October 10, 2012

Really enoyed this! It's challenging as an introduction however! Beautifully narrated.

lotus1, posted on October 9, 2012

Wonderful practice! You give me something to reach towards..

sskova, posted on October 9, 2012

Wonderful! Thank you Nico. I've been away from yoga for a few months and this practice thoroughly said "welcome back"!

nicoluce, posted on October 8, 2012

So happy to hear you are enjoying this class!

giricoccola, posted on October 8, 2012

Feeling so much stronger, focused and more mindful!

livingtolearn, posted on October 8, 2012

practices that incorporate the physical body with the mental body is what yoga is all about. This practice did a beautiful job of accomplishing that. Simply amazing. Thank you

michelemcg, posted on October 8, 2012

A wonderful progression. I appreciate your verbiage throughout; a mixture of instruction, education and encouragement. Thank you for reminding me that this is *my* time.

mariliamello, posted on October 8, 2012

I feel great after this class at 5 am!!! Thank you Nico!

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