Power Yoga Principles

This class is taught by:

Kate Doran

Certified Baptiste Power Vinyasa Teacher, RYT500
Kate started practicing yoga in 1998 to balance out the physical stress of her running habit and the mental stress of working in the software industry. During the years since, she has turned a weekend hobby into her vocation. With more than 1,000 hours of teacher training under her belt, Kate brings a breadth of experience to her teaching.
Primary Training:
Baron Baptiste - Level 1, Level 2, Level 3, GREAT Assisting Program, Art of Assisting, BADASS Master of Teaching Program, 2009-2015
Mark White - Teacher Certification Program - 200 Hours 2009
David Swenson Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training - 40 Hours, 2008
Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute Mysore, India, 2008
Silver Age Yoga Certification, 2007
Asheville Yoga Center - 200 Hours, 2006 
This class is intended for students who are new to yoga as well as those hoping to learn more about finding their best alignment in each of the poses. Each class will provide a complete yoga session, with additional emphasis on the "poses of the week." Although the class is intended to provide a progressive learning experience over eight weeks, new students may join at any time.
Week 1 - Introduction and Sun Salutations
Ujjayi Pranayama (Victorious Breath)
Mountain Pose
Forward Fold/Half Lift
High Plank Pose
Cobra Pose
Downward Facing Dog
Introduction to Sun Salutations

Week 2 - Standing Poses
The Om
Chair Pose
Warrior 1
Crescent Lunge
Side Angle Pose
Warrior 2
Triangle Pose

Week 3 - Forward Bends 

Wide Leg Forward Bend
Pyramid Pose
Seated Forward Folds

Week 4 - Twists & Balancing Poses

Twisting Crescent Lunge
Twisting Chair
Eagle Pose
Airplane Pose
Half Moon
Tree Pose

Week 5 - Hip Openers

Hero Pose
Lizard Pose
Pigeon Pose
Figure 4
Square Lotus

Week 6 - Core Strength Poses & Upward Facing Dog

Uddiyana Bandha
Chaturanga Dandasana (Low Plank)
Side Plank
Upward Facing Dog
Crow Pose
Boat Pose
Dolphin Pose (Headstand Preparation)

Week 7 - Back Bends

King Dancer
Locust Pose
Bow Pose
Back Bend (Full Wheel)

Week 8 - Vinyasa Flow!

Putting it all Together!
+Fish Pose

Upcoming classes:

  • Sat Jan 19 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Kate Doran
  • Sat Jan 26 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Kate Doran
  • Sat Feb 02 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Kate Doran
  • Sat Feb 09 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Kate Doran
  • Sat Feb 16 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Kate Doran
  • Sat Feb 23 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Kate Doran