A-Lion Yourself with Ryan Leier Video
A-Lion Yourself with Ryan Leier

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A-Lion Yourself with Ryan Leier

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Ryan Leier thinks that the body is the prop of the soul! Having just returned from India where he spent two months with the yoga master BKS Iyengar, Ryan will help you use his new knowledge to help you refine your practice through use of breath and being present in your practice.

The focus in this class is on proper body alignment. Make the unknown, known. Great for beginners and those wanting more instruction in proper alignment.

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Lisa339, posted on July 3, 2015

While I find myself looking for athletic maneuvers there are times where I lose the foundation. Wondering if there is a way to work on this I was pleasantly surprised to find this. Gave me some patience to re-look at how I can stay rooted.

mkmagee, posted on June 18, 2015

I am so happy to see an Iyengar style video. I do love all the old Patricia Walden ones, but it's nice to see a new one. It seems the majority of videos are vinyasa flows and I prefer an alignment class where you hold the pose for a few breaths. There are not nearly enough of them (Or they are really hard to find)

KatheHudson, posted on February 24, 2015

Just what I needed, calm grounding, to return me to my foundation. Mahalo Ryan.

nora.allen, posted on January 12, 2015

the poses took on a deeper and more beautiful meaning by breaking them down; it also helped me with mindfulness. thank you!

HeatherinArles, posted on December 2, 2014

This was an excellent reminder and I am so happy to have discovered your teaching style...which also made me realize how much I miss an Iyengar practice! It is amazing how grounded I feel after so short a class - thank you...

Suzibowles, posted on October 30, 2014

Just great thankyou really enjoyed the foundations.

iamjennyt, posted on July 16, 2014

EXCELLENT video. I didn't realize how much I was missing out of these poses until I watched this. Thank you!

ternahead, posted on June 21, 2014

thank you for breaking the standing poses down. Very useful.

thayara, posted on March 24, 2014

Great practice!! Thanks :)

Natstar22, posted on March 19, 2014

This fallen arch practitioner listened to her intuition today and found you. Ive never heard anyone say they can be built up - thank you! ...and thank you for the numerous other pieces I learnt from you today. Love how you practice - gentle - Namaste :)))))

RubyDiamond, posted on February 13, 2014

Great to hear the in-depth explanation of the poses. It's always nice to feel the pose as much as it fills you. Thank you Ryan.

pietjane, posted on November 10, 2013

Love that you had the opportunity to be with Iyengar! Listened to your talk of your experience with him....lovely....also followd the session and appreciated the simple cues for proper alignment thank you and do more Iyengar yoga....

blaane, posted on August 7, 2013

This was a really great instruction video, Ryan. Thank you so much!

Sarah8_2, posted on July 16, 2013

If there is one thing I know I can expect from taking the time to click on one of your videos its that I'm going to be enlightened as well as inspired. You always bring this to whatever you offer MYO in manner that is unique to your personality. Thank you, this video did everything to fulfill!!! Though yoga has been a part of my lifestyle for a few years, it was welcoming to come back to the basics and the Iyengar teachings style. Namaste!

Linenlotus, posted on July 11, 2013

I understand yoga better now. I will practice yoga daily.

biensurbear, posted on June 23, 2013

thanks for this workshop, Ryan! Super informative & positive. A great pace, too.

jessie0, posted on May 22, 2013

I wish I lived closer so I could join in your studio classes. Not only do I feel physically better but you never fail to make me smile! Thank you! I adore your videos, call me greedy but I'd like more videos please ;)

ryanleier, posted on April 30, 2013

@lilly140 i love that! Thanks for watching!

lilly140, posted on April 18, 2013

Thank you this was really great and important for me

ryanleier, posted on March 13, 2013

@Suserra @Tappin1 @LAV @mrenkow @Jayamaa @parttimemodel
Hey Y'all I love the positive feedback. I'm stoked that you like the Iyengar stuff. Keep practicing y'all! @LAV see you in Calgary next month I hope. OM

parttimemodel, posted on March 8, 2013

so cool to know this stuff, since many of us start by dropping into yoga classes and never going back to learn the foundations. you are so organized Mr Lion

Jayamaa, posted on March 5, 2013

Hurray!! Iyengar style standing poses! Have been wanting these on MYO for the longest time. More Ryan the Lion and more Iyengar!

mrenkow, posted on March 5, 2013

Great knowledge for any level yogi. Thank you!

LAV, posted on March 4, 2013

I can see that your time in Pune with the Iyengar family was powerful for you; I'm very jealous! Thanks for sharing their teachings on line! Namaste, Yogatopia Calgary.

tappin1, posted on March 4, 2013

Ryan thank you again for your knowledge and
Sharing, you are a favorite here on this site.

Suserra, posted on March 4, 2013

Wooohhhhouuuu! More! Love it! Thank you!!! :)

kasbahjes, posted on June 26, 2014

Nice pants.

promadf, posted on June 14, 2014

I liked this class a lot. The foundations within the poses are in many classes for beginners
rarely mentioned. Please more classes like this one. Thanks!

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