Yoga Class Planning & Sequencing


Creating an inviting yoga classroom space is crucial for your students’ comfort; just as creating an effective yoga sequence is critical for their safety. Here you’ll find a collection of instructor training resources to guide you through the process of class planning—from practical advice on yoga sequences and asanas, to inventive ideas for yoga themes and playlists. Browse through the articles below to support your class plans and inspire your creativity.

Recent Posts for Sequences & Class Planning

June 13, 2016
summer yoga

The Coolest Summer Yoga Sequence

With cooling yoga poses and pranayama, this yoga sequence helps to cool the body and prevent pitta imbalances like inflammation, acidity, and anger.
June 7, 2016
wheel pose

Urdhva Dhanurasana: Bend It Like It’s Hot

Preparing for backbends doesn’t require a lengthy practice. Try these preparatory poses before you take on Urdhva Dhanurasana.
March 21, 2016
yoga strength

Got Muscle? 5 Yoga Poses for Hard-Core Strength

For those who are looking to build some muscle, earn some yang points, or just balance out their flexibility, here are five yoga poses for total-body strength.
March 2, 2016
yogasmic poses

Yoga and Sex: The New Netflix and Chill

These five yogasmic poses bring awareness to your body and improve the way you connect with yourself and your partner—in yoga and sex.
February 12, 2016
upavistha konasava

The Not-So Secret Ingredients to Conquering Straddle Splits

Make Straddle Split your best friend with these yoga poses to open the hips and release the tension in your thigh muscles.
November 19, 2015
prenatal yoga

Prenatal Yoga: Asana for Mama and Her Happy Baby

Here are six poses and tips to make the most of each trimester as each brings something new to a mom-to-be and to the yoga mat.
November 5, 2015
Eka Pada Koundinyasana

How to Teach Eka Pada Koundinyasana II

Combined with intelligent sequencing, this guide will help you fearlessly lead your students into Eka Pada Koundinyasana II.
September 28, 2015
yoga for digestion

Eat This! Yoga to Improve Your Digestion

For those in need of a digestive boost, yoga delivers.