Detour Spotlight

Detour Spotlight

Detour Spotlight classes highlight specific areas of the body in a way that provides targeted work while also teaching you something about how certain joints/muscles work together to create strength and mobility in your favourite postures and movements. Some classes may spotlight the upper body, lower body, or the infamous “core”, while in others we might take a look at something more specific like the hamstrings, TFL (tensor fascia latae) or TVA (transverse abdominis).

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Detour Spotlight
  • Empujando Límites

    Clase enfocada en el empuje como nuestra capacidad de poner limites y definir nuestro espacio peripersonal a través de la movilidad y fuerza de nuestro cuerpo.

    Class focused on thrust as our ability to set limits and define our peripersonal space through the mobility and strength of our body.

  • Movement Interlude - Spine

    This short, gentle sequence brings awareness to the spine through flexion, extension and rotation. It's the perfect practice to either add to another class, combine with your regular workout or do on its own to start or end the day.

  • Spine Exploration

    Spend 60 minutes flexing, extending and twisting as you build flexibility and resilience in your spine.

  • Hip Flexor Express Tune-Up

    If your hip flexors always feel tight, give this practice a try. Rather than stretch these muscles, we're going to make them work. You'll notice a difference almost immediately and may very well be surprised by the results you can experience in only 30 minutes. Have two blocks on hand for this cl...

  • Twist, Toes and Flow

    In today’s class we work through spinal segmentation and thoracic rotation. We spend time working on our feet in varying positions, focusing on extension and checking in with the movement of each of our toes. We use this foundational work to play with our balance; in some exploratory hinges and f...

  • Extremities Extremities

    The most used parts of our bodies are the ones we tend to neglect. Using simple, uncomplicated exercises, build resilience in these joints to aid your everyday, functional movement.

  • Low Back Fix

    This practice includes movements that address low back stability and mobility. It is what I do when my low back is feeling a bit wonky!

  • Resilient Knees

    Want to take on the world but worried that your knees might be holding you back? This is the class for you. We'll address knee mobility, hamstring strength and quadricep loading to bring activation to all areas around the knee joint. This class is designed with more of a "workshop" feel so if you...

  • Spine Waves

    Gather your resistance band and let's make some waves...in our spines!

    In this 20 minute practice, you'll explore slowly mobilizing your spine in smaller segments, helping to bring clarity to your brain's body map. Spinal articulation may seem somewhat boring at a glance, but it is nutritious mo...

  • 30 Minutes to Move

    Mobilise, strengthen and stretch - when you're short on time but want to add some movement to your day, this is the ideal class!

  • Ease out the 'Desk Vibes'

    Take time out to mobilise your neck, shoulders and wrists and release tension in the upper body. A great sequence for anyone working on a computer or using their upper body continuously.

  • A Quick Hit of 90-90

    This 20-min class focuses on techniques and engagements that will having you feeling the "work" even after you've rolled up your mat. Ideally you already have some exposure to the 90/90 position and know how to best make it work for you. So let's dive in and target the hips, glutes and inner thig...

  • ABSolute Core

    This practice doesn't mess around. Connect to your core and experience muscle fatigue you never knew was possible. Having a block on hand could be helpful for certain movements. Aside from that, just press play and prepare to feel the burn.

  • Hip Quickie

    Enjoy a potent and purposeful mobility practice to target your hips! You may wish to have some extra cushion for your knees, as well as a brick and a small ball for this practice. A rolled up washcloth could be used in place of a ball.

  • Neck Overhaul 2.0

    Some additional options and variety to play with for your neck-focused practice. You can combine this practice with the first one that focused on the neck or you can use this in isolation. Keep the sore neck at bay by making this a regular. No props needed.

  • Movement Fusion: Hips

    Enjoy this mash-up of hip mobility, Detoured yoga asana, resistance stretching, and easeful relaxation. You’ll want 2 sturdy yoga blocks, a towel or blanket for knee padding, a dowel or broomstick, and 1 (optional) dumbbell for this class.

  • Your Ankles Need This

    If you spend a lot of time on your feet, in shoes, or are an avid runner this is the practice you need to have in regular rotation. Explore everything from toe extension to ankle dorsiflexion, moving your feet through both passive and active work. This class ticks all the boxes when it comes to i...

  • Rise and Shine - Upper Body

    Just 45 minutes to wake up, mobilise and move your body! With a focus on upper body, this class is great to release stress and tension in your shoulders.

  • Musculos de la Dignidad

    Con esta practica terminarás sintiendote en conexión con tus musculos de la dignidad (musculos de la espalda), los despertaremos para permitirnos estar en el cuerpo desde una postura presente que nos permita tomar el espacio que merecemos. Vas a necesitar una cobija y una liga de resistencia.

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  • Spinal Rotation Compilation

    A mixture of the more challenging open-chain, and the more "sensational" closed-chain rotations of the spine. Take note of how these twists affect your breathing (and vice versa). No equipment needed for this practice.

  • Move, Mobilise and Control your Core

    Combining spinal flexion, extension and twisting with some core work, let's check out our torso mobility and core control! As always, there's some flowing included. No props required but playlist available
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  • Unpacking 90/90 Mobility

    Let’s unpack 90/90 mobility work and get in touch with some true hip range of motion. Having a block and chair nearby will be helpful.

  • Upper Body Detour Flow

    Detour flow, with emphasis on upper back and shoulders. Have a blanket or bolster on hand as well as one block.

  • Sidebending Soirée

    A fan-favourite class from our original platform that uses mindful repetition to zero-in thoracic mobility. This class will have you feeling good and breathing even better. A cushion or bolster along with a block would be helpful.