I'm proud of you

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I'm proud of you. Yes you, and you. In the past two weeks I've watched as my global Baptiste Yoga community has pivoted 180ยบ in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic. Studios who have never recorded video, never put any digital content online, teachers who have never made audio recordings of their classes - have all shifted, pivoted, reimagined, reinvented and transformed their brick and mortar spaces into digital spaces where anyone, anywhere can join in from where they are and have the experience of Baptiste Yoga.

As I sit at home, under a Safer At Home order I marvel at the plethora of choice I have for yoga classes via Zoom, Facebook Live, Instagram TV, YouTube Live and the list goes on and on! I've found myself cross referencing studio locations and time zones so that I can make an accurate list of the options I have for who's class I want to take! Even Baron and his son Malachai will be co-leading a fundraising yoga class for the Baptiste Institute Sunday April 4th!

I was thrilled to be able to finally take a class led by Austin Kapetanakis at Real Hot Yoga in Hoboken, NJ. Austin and I were at the same Level 1 & Level 2 Baptiste Programs and were also on team together,  apprenticing the Level 1 Baptiste Program at Menla in 2018. I'd been bugging him to record his class audio as far back as 2016 when he started teaching at 5 Boro Power Yoga. I have plans to take classes with my friends and teachers in Austin, NYC, Cupertino, Santa Barbara, Alberta and Toronto Canada, Boston, Jacksonville, Cleveland and Columbus!!

So many teachers have written about overcoming fears of recording themselves, putting themselves online, having their way of being that the magic is in the room with the people who are there instead of putting it online. Everyone has had their status quo disrupted by forces outside their control and I'm so impressed with how everyone has reacted. Many have created their online virtual yoga offering in less than 48 hours. It is extremely impressive.

Kudos to you for embracing the change, moving with the shift and being up to something bigger than yourself. You have brought Baptiste Yoga to the people who maybe have never done yoga before through free or inexpensive virtual offerings and you continue to keep your local yoga communities alive by connecting through virtual platforms when we are not connecting in person (to slow the Covid-19 contagion)

Thank you. ๐Ÿ™


Here is a link to my home studio - ❤️ All Y'All Yoga in Tampa, FL! ❤️

Yoga In The Time of COVID-19 (online yoga classes)

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Wash your hands, use hand sanitizer, self-isolate during these uncertain times.

Stay connected to your yoga practice with these internet streamed classes.

Online yoga classes available from all over the globe:

200+ classes with me on YouTube (audio)

Video classes with me on YouTube

Baptiste Yoga Classes on YouTube

Power Yoga Canada

Baptiste Yoga

OM Practice - Heart and Grit

B-1 Yoga - Iowa

Yoga Nidra with Carly Columbres

The Hot Room - Hot Yoga Indianapolis

Anjali Power Yoga

Hot Yoga Plus

Baptiste Power Yoga St. Louis

Bright Heart Yoga Studio

True North Yoga

Down Under School of Yoga

Minnesota Power Yoga YOD Videos

Minnesota Power Yoga Yoga and Meditation Videos

Minnesota Power Yoga March 6 2020

Baptiste Power Yoga Colorado Springs

Vibe Yoga Lounge

Baptiste Power Yoga Pittsburgh

Adrienne Smith Power of Your OM 75 min class

Dancing Dogs Yoga (7 days free access)

Heart & Grit Power Yoga

Cleveland Yoga & Cleveland Yoga Little Italy

Sun State Yoga St. Petersburg FL

502 Power Yoga

Practice Yoga Naples

Chelle Swierz

Fran Ciaccio

Big Power Yoga

Half Moon Power Yoga

Flux Power Yoga

Move. Nourish. Heal.

My personal recommendations:

Bethany Lyons - Lyon's Den NYC
Happy Hour M-F 5-6pm EST
Sunday Service 12:00-1:30pm EST
(choose Online Streaming as class type from Den Tribeca to sign up)
All online streaming classes are free to stream, $20 to purchase link to recording, donations are accepted to support Lyon's Den.

Desirae Pierce - Breath and Body Austin TX
4/1 9:15-10:15a EST
4/5 11-12:15p EST

Sami Lea Konczewski - Down Under School of Yoga Boston
4/1 3-4p EST
4/3 3-4p EST
4/5 9:15-10:30a EST

Austin Kapetanakis - Real Hot Yoga Hoboken NJ
3/30 6-7pm EST

Karen Torrone - 5 Boro Power Yoga
3/30 7:30-8:30pm EST
3/31 7:30-8:30pm EST
4/1 6:15-7:00am EST
4/2 11:45-12:30pm EST
4/4 9:45-10:45am EST
4/5 12:15-1:00pm EST

Pam Rader - SHIFT Power Yoga Sylvan Lake, Alberta, Canada
3/31 9-10pm EST
4/2 2-3pm EST
4/3 12-1pm EST
4/4 2-3pm EST

Brandon Compagnone - Baptiste Power Yoga Boston
9:15-10:15am EST M-F
9:!5-10:30am EST Sat/Sun

Lauren Brown - BFREE Yoga Austin TX
3/31 5-6:15 EST

G'Nell Price - Practice Yoga Austin
4/1 7-8pm EST

Jen - Breath and Body Austin TX
4/3 7-8am EST
4/4 8:30-9:30am EST

Wed 4/1 5:30p EST

Mary Lyn Jenkins - Big Fish Power Yoga
4/3 9:15-10:15am EST
4/3 12-1pm EST
4/5 4-5pm EST

Darin Fulks - Give Yoga Columbus, OH
4/4 4-5pm EST