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This sequence by Clara Roberts-Oss was created to calm anxiety, relieve tension and create a strong sense of groundedness. In Ayurveda, Yoga's sister science, we are comprised of three elements known as the doshas;. Vata means air;. When Vata is out of balance in the body/mind, you may feel flightly, have a hard time focusing, and may suffer from anxiety.

Vata is the first in a series of videos that explores the three doshas: Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. Clara offers many stages for each pose, always be aware of your limits and choose the modification that is most suitable for you.


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yogasam, posted on September 19, 2016

Feeling grounded and hips feel juicy! Thank you!

prsrox, posted on April 1, 2016

Liked the brief session but found the word "booty" to be a bit unprofessional.

frannath4, posted on March 31, 2016

What a perfect short and very sweet practice.

KristenL@Gaia, posted on March 31, 2016


Thank you for commenting and sharing your feedback! We're so glad you enjoyed the practice. You can add this video to your playlist to practice again anytime.

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Hiboumama, posted on September 26, 2015

So great. I'll be coming back to this a lot. Thank you Clara.

malinda.kopec, posted on May 9, 2015

Clara, you are quickly becoming a fave of mine on gaiam! This particular practice is so perfect for either am or pm or even if you have the time to spare in the middle of the day...the transitioning is so perfect and it's very soothing yet strong....Namaste!

Vasaart, posted on March 23, 2015

When I'm not following a guide or I decide to surf through my playlist, I always know I can count on Clara.

meganva, posted on February 2, 2015

This was a very relaxing class, perfect for before bed.

I wonder sometimes why wonderful videos like this get labelled as vinyasa, instead of hatha, or even yin, due to its slow pace and longer holds. I often search for these slower classes for the evening, yet never find them when I look for "PM Practice" or "Sleep and Relaxation". It would be nice if classes were more thoroughly labelled! Thank you :)

veda, posted on April 1, 2016

Since the transformation from MyYogaOnline to Gaia, that is one of the areas I would like to see fine tuned, also, there is very little in the way of AM, PM practices, yet, so many fall into those areas and you end up searching and searching. There was once labels that would break it down into areas of particulars, such as, "Migraines," and "Restorative" yoga is a big one that I miss, that label is totally gone now and I have found the search does not do a good job for these type of needs. I love Gaia, don't get me wrong, I just agree that there could be so much better labeling and placing more videos in other areas, also! :)

tzachary, posted on January 30, 2015

This was so what I needed tonight....sigh

B-health, posted on January 14, 2015

I feel so relaxed, muscle tension relieved and full of your lovely calmness. thank you for your teaching.

yogapazzo, posted on September 21, 2014

Love it! Great hip openers! This would be great to do as an add on after a run.

sunnie55, posted on July 31, 2014

perfect end to a very stressful day

diamondgirl, posted on July 31, 2014

This class has been my daily go-to for the last few weeks. The most wonderful things have been happening, and this sequence is keeping me grounded and steady so I don't fly away from TOO much happiness!

SunnyYogi, posted on July 25, 2014

I keep coming back to this practice when I'm feeling anxious and unmotivated. I always come away feeling grounded and peaceful. Thank you so so much, Clara. This practice is perfect.

JaimeMYO, posted on June 20, 2014

@diamondgirl So happy it helped you! Clara is amazing. Now you are rebalanced and ready to take on the weekend! Have a beautiful day. -Jaime and the MyYoga Team

diamondgirl, posted on June 20, 2014

PS: Also loved the different stages for each pose; made it very accessible to me.

diamondgirl, posted on June 20, 2014

Feeling anxious and with only 20 minutes to spare, this was the PERFECT class this morning! Wonderful sequence, perfect pace. Loved everything about it. Thank you!

jodibxt, posted on June 20, 2014

Soooo wonderful

winnieb20678, posted on May 28, 2014

Challenging yet serene.

diamondgirl, posted on February 2, 2014

Wonderful to do in front of a nice fire on a rainy evening. Thank you!

linstead88, posted on January 13, 2014

so relaxing :)

phenixnm, posted on January 11, 2014

Why can't I watch the videos on my phone after I download them?

GenevieveParis, posted on November 2, 2013

Great for the beginning of this busy day....

neenaht, posted on July 20, 2013

Amazing! Thank You and Blessings!

kQueenW, posted on July 18, 2013

Thank You So Much. Im Relieved!

jryane, posted on May 2, 2013

Wow- this was so grounding and lovely. I feel renewed and reconnected to home base. Thank you!

houseofseven, posted on April 17, 2013

just what I needed, thank you so much:)

mbodner, posted on April 17, 2013

Loved it Clara... just what I needed!

KatiaYoga, posted on April 8, 2013

I loved this gentle practice this morning. Lovely!

carduzzi, posted on April 3, 2013

Easy and slow moving. Enjoyed!

carduzzi, posted on April 3, 2013

Easy slow moving. Enjoyed!

carduzzi, posted on April 3, 2013

Easy slow moving. Enjoyed!

veda, posted on March 31, 2013

Adding this to my favorites, thank you for your wonderful practice, once again!

clararobertsoss, posted on March 4, 2013

@sleepyenglishtea, i would recommend putting a foam block or towel under your heels to elevate your heels. It should take the pressure out of the ankles. Also, the more you do the squats, the ankles should get stronger and hurt less. Clara

sleepyenglishtea, posted on March 2, 2013

Loved this video. I am new to yoga and found this one great, the only thing I had trouble with was my ankles started hurting when we did the deep squat. Any one have any suggestions for this? What should I focus on with alignment/ muscle engagement to prevent this. Thanks so much!

Raschakra, posted on February 22, 2013

I love all these dosha flows. Makes AM practice fun, energizing and ground. Thank you!

konstknuten, posted on February 20, 2013

thank you clara ! I could rest my mind , suffering from my anxiety and restless soul <3 Therése

taizack, posted on February 20, 2013

i really did not want to do a yoga practice when i got up this morning, but i am so glad now that i did thank you .

cforand, posted on February 18, 2013

just what I needed, thx !

kjcatlin72, posted on February 14, 2013

sooo delicious - 1 hour before school pickup....:-) Love the standing breath flow.Thank you!

houseofseven, posted on February 13, 2013

lovely thank you Clara:)

montlake, posted on February 6, 2013

I just did Meghan Currie's Honey practice, and I felt like I needed some slow stretching to complete the practice. This was a perfect add on to it. Really gentle and sweet. Nice lower pack strech.

mrenkow, posted on February 1, 2013

Good morning stretch. Thank you!

cadmium, posted on January 24, 2013

just what I needed- a lovely chill practice! Thanks!

ElizaRogers, posted on January 14, 2013

Hi @Cinnimin,
Thanks for pointing out that the twist to the left was skipped. We have gone and fixed this inconsistency, so hopefully we won't leave anyone feeling unbalanced!
Eliza and the MYO team.

kateeosh, posted on January 12, 2013

great practice, and great for anxiety relief. thank you!

veda, posted on January 10, 2013

I could do this every morning, thank you!

UtopiasdeBolsillo, posted on January 9, 2013

Great short sequence to do before go to sleep :)

ilovelucii, posted on January 9, 2013

Perfect for Vata - Really grounding sequence. Love it!

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