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

January 13, 2015
safe yoga sequencing

6 Principles for Safe Yoga Sequencing

While sequence variety is generally welcomed, safety should never be sacrificed for inventiveness.
January 13, 2015
yoga themes

Class Preparations: Yoga Themes and Class Openings

Teaching a well-prepared class is a great service to your students—but to prepare takes work.
January 13, 2015
yoga backbends

Class Preparations: Yoga Sequencing for Success  

Learning how to intelligently sequence a class is a vital skill for a yoga teacher.
January 13, 2015
yoga for spine strength

Top 5 Yoga Poses to Strengthen the Spine

Build spinal strength that compliments flexibility with these five backbends.
January 13, 2015
Yoga Poses Holiday Traveling

‘Tis the Sequence: 5 Yoga Poses for Holiday Traveling

Here is an easy yoga sequence to stretch out the main offenders during holiday travel—hips, hamstrings, and shoulders.
January 13, 2015
open heart yoga pose

A Heart-Opening Sequence for the New Year

These five heart-opening yoga poses will expand your physical boundaries to create more opportunity in all areas of your life, including love.