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Come inside. Relax those shoulders. Open your heart. Explore our divine spines with Clara Roberts-Oss. Every backbend you can think of.


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NCMichael, posted on September 11, 2016

Clara, your dedication to yoga and creativity shine through in this class. Natalie

lilyannacutler, posted on August 27, 2016

I'm in a long term relationship with this class! Clara's instructions and clarity are always great, and I find myself coming back to this particular practice over and over. The best part is, I seem to squeeze more sweet juice out of it every time. Thank you Clara!

larrygoldie, posted on April 22, 2016

a nice slow pace, but so deep, relaxed, thorough for all muscles, and advanced. thanks, Clara.

NCMichael, posted on April 10, 2016

Just a wonderful pace and filled with grace.

gonsalves-k, posted on February 19, 2016

I took two of your classes at YYOGA while visiting my sister in Vancouver and was so happy to find so many of your classes on Gaia. I enjoy your teaching style which I find physically challenging but spiritual and calming. Just want to say thank you!!

tanyaf8, posted on February 15, 2016

Wow, what a Zen practice, the rhythm, the poses, the connection, music all of it is just so amazing! Thank you Clara sooo much with my All Completely Opened Heart! LOVE.

KristenL@Gaia, posted on February 18, 2016

Hi Tanyaf8,

Thank you so much for sharing your practice! I'm so glad you benefited from the practice. You can add this video to your playlist to practice again at any time!


Siouxzenm, posted on February 15, 2016

That was amazing! I am so happy I found you.

seansgirl88, posted on February 9, 2016

that was amazing! my heart is so open right now and by chest open and full! Clara you always rock it out...on every level! namaste<3

valena, posted on February 6, 2016

what a flow thank you so much!!!!

shannonewing, posted on February 5, 2016

Hit all the right areas — physically and emotionally. This one is going in the playlist to be practiced repeatedly fo' sho'!!

Thank you soooo much, Clara!!!

EeeGee, posted on January 30, 2016

Many of these poses were too advanced for me - heck, even camel pose is a challenge for my tender lower back! - but Clara is so adept at suggesting modifications that I was able to enjoy this back bending class. Lovely stretch for my hip flexors and hamstrings, and plenty of opportunities to tune into my body and feel the poses.

NataliaPink, posted on September 3, 2015

MMMMmmmm. So nice. Was very angry and now am very calm. 2nd trimester prenatal angst= gone. Such a wonderful loving treat. Must remember how good this one feels after :) xoxoxo

danibomb, posted on August 11, 2015

I have been practicing with Clara since I joined and I don't know why I shied away from this one. I'm so glad I went with my heart today and flowed. This was such a beautiful, slower paced, heartfelt and challenging practice. Tears of joy and gratitude to Clara and Myyogaonline for sharing this with us.

konstknuten, posted on April 15, 2015

Much better now.



konstknuten, posted on April 8, 2015


Therese <3<3<3<3

HeidiV@Gaia, posted on April 8, 2015

@KONSTKNUTEN - We are sorry for any inconvenience. Someone from our Customer Service department will be in contact with you.

konstknuten, posted on April 7, 2015

this one, my absolute favorite keeps stoping .... why is that,can you fix it?

om shantiiii

surreina, posted on February 6, 2015

Incredibly beautiful vinyasas, gorgeous energy cultivation ... Love love love Clara <3

yoginigoddess, posted on January 23, 2015

I love this practice as it is very challenging but really helps my practice progress since it pushes you through your comfort zone and into new poses I didn't think I could do! Thank you clara!

EliUK, posted on December 28, 2014

Challenging but at such a delicious pace, you can actually feeeeel the beauty of backbends. Thank you Clara!

HeidiV@Gaia, posted on December 10, 2014

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reneea_2, posted on November 18, 2014

extremely frustrating as this is a great practice but in the end I did my own practice rather than this one!

MichalL@Gaia, posted on November 19, 2014

So sorry for the streaming issues. I'm forwarding your comment to our customer service. And bravo for not giving up and doing your own practice!!

konstknuten, posted on November 21, 2014


ssme here.... very frustrating

as this one is my FAVORITE

please check it out


lizis, posted on December 10, 2014

same here. streaming issues very frustrating.

EUNICEA, posted on October 11, 2014

So wonderful I feel terrific now many thanks to Clara xx

cawillms, posted on September 21, 2014

Just so good.

afields, posted on September 18, 2014

love this!

Marinita_2, posted on August 4, 2014

Very nice practice !

beyondideas, posted on August 1, 2014

This was exactly what I needed this morning. Such a lovely practice. A new favorite.

mrsdoos, posted on July 22, 2014

Another gem from Clara! My absolute favorite instructor!!! Keep up the awesome work! :)

haha2x, posted on June 18, 2014

I love the pace of this practice. This is a new favourite. It is just the right kind of challenging. Thank you Clara :-D

coastalstorm25, posted on June 10, 2014

love this practice..just thr right flow for me....Thank you!!

Mindypalmer, posted on April 20, 2014

Whoa! This class made me sweat. Was challenging in parts, but I loved it. Felt very relaxed afterwards. Thanks Clara for another great class!

joyoga15, posted on March 26, 2014

After 9 months of practice, I finally find that I am no longer shying away from 1 hour + classes (I've never even been to a 'real' live practice has been entirely from MYO). I remember attempting this before several months ago, and being unable to get much further than 20 mins in. Today I RELISHED this class - it featured my favourite postures - king pigeon (which I have just recently managed to achieve!), lizard, triangle, half moon - as well as plenty more delicious twists, heart and hip openers.

I am so happy and at peace right now. Thank you Clara for teaching me and being my first true teacher, all the way from Canada to me here in the UK! I will come to this practice time and again.

tata1218, posted on March 25, 2014

Have done this class dozens of times and still adore it. So deep and beautiful and really calming. My favorite before going to sleep. Thank you, Clara!

konstknuten, posted on September 9, 2014

i agree!! so beautiful, and my heart is at peace, full of light and love. I AM FREE!!
Clara .... queen <3<3<3<3

strauss5marija, posted on February 24, 2014


Virginia108, posted on February 14, 2014

well, this class sure kept me busy!!! five stars ;)

Hvaidyanathan, posted on February 13, 2014

Great Lesson! Camel to Wheel is the new trick I learned today. Felt wonderful! Thanks Clara!

jmadden7171, posted on January 11, 2014

thank you Clara...Im not sure why but I feel amazing. I love doing your classes thank you.

vilmasaldate1, posted on January 4, 2014

One of my favourites, thank you Clara...

ShawnaTurner, posted on October 17, 2013

Another amazing class Clara! Thank you. Loving the sweet, slow pace.

tstogner, posted on July 10, 2013

Holy backbends Batman! Thank you for a truly inspiring class. Backbends, balancing and thigh stretching baby. Awwwww yeah.

jamihall, posted on April 23, 2013

Great class! Lots of deep backbends.

yizichen, posted on April 20, 2013

Very challenging! But I guess that's what you get if you don't notice the "advanced" label before jumping in... good inspiration to improve!

juliacar, posted on March 8, 2013

Wonderful class...amazing energy :) Thank you!

NatashaM, posted on February 24, 2013

Excellent. 61 min.

adinapete, posted on January 14, 2013

Hi Clara! Thank you for another amazing practice! Can you tell me, what is the name of the pose where you have one hand and leg on the ground and the opposite hand grabbing the leg behind to make a circle? Seems similar to dancers pose except you are grounded with the fingers and foot of one side while the other side is up in a beautiful loop? Thanks! And BTW you always provide the most supportive ways to enter into poses - greatly appreciated!!

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