Sun Salutation

Sun Salutation is a sequence of poses that each flow into one another, originally called “Surya Namaskara” in sanskrit.

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Traditionally, sun salutations begin the Ashtanga Yoga practice, and are often incorporated into other class styles as well. It is a key part of any flow style class, or can be practiced on its own.

In our videos at The House of Yoga, you can watch the sun salutation sequence and familiarise yourself with the breath and movement. This is often very helpful and important before jumping straight into an Ashtanga or Vinyasa class. There are different variations of sun salutations (often know as sun salutation a, b, or c). And each variations is at a different level of difficulty.

TeacherErica Jago StyleVinyasa Yoga
LevelAll levels Duration33 mins

Stabilize & Ground

A vinyasa flow class focused on grounding. With this practice, you will become more present and establish a strong connection to the Earth. The focus is on hip openers, standing postures and forward folds.
TeacherGovinda Kai StyleAshtanga Yoga
LevelAll levels Duration42 mins


An asana practice that includes a sequence of dynamic yoga postures, taken from the Ashtanga Yoga Method. This is a compact and invigorating practice, suitable for all levels.
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TeacherKatiza Satya StyleVinyasa Yoga
LevelAll levels Duration57 mins


An active vinyasa flow practice that is a great way to begin your day; awakening your body and allowing your energy to flow through you in a harmonious way. You will focus a lot on connecting to your inner ground, developing an intimate sense of grounding and stability.
TeacherEddie Stern StyleTalk
LevelAll levels Duration12 mins

The Deeper Aspect of Yoga

What does yoga mean, really? Eddie Stern shares his view on enlightenment, modern-day yoga teachers, Pattabhi Jois, and getting to know yourself a little deeper.
TeacherTenzin Wangyal Rinpoche StyleMeditation
LevelAll levels Duration17 mins

Three Doors Meditation

A guided meditation on the body, speech, and mind, rooted in the Tibetan Bon Buddhist tradition. This practice helps to cultivate awareness, inner silence, and warmth. 
TeacherTory Hyndman StyleTalk
LevelAll levels Duration3 mins

Out of balance? Feeling depleted

In this talk the kapha dosha, (one of the 3 primary constitutions in the Ayurvedic system) is explained. The two elements in kapha dosha are earth and water. In this talk, you will begin to understand the qualities (within yourself or others) that reflect these elements.

Sun Salutation

The benefits of sun salutation are many. A few of the highlights are that it improves the circulation of the blood throughout the body, increases the heart rate building fitness, and builds strength in various parts of the body. It aids the digestive system by the alternate stretching and compression of the abdominal organs, and is a good sequence to create warmth at the start or during your practice. 

The breath is a very important part of this sequence, and the movement from one pose to the next is always done in conjunction with either an inhale or an exhale.

The sun is the giver of all life. Without the sun, life cannot exist. Thus, when we do this sequence of postures, we are symbolically acknowledging the sun’s presence as the giver of life and vitality.