Heidi Kristoffer

Creator and producer of Microsoft Bing Fitness Yoga, and creator of CrossFlowX Yoga, Heidi Kristoffer is a yoga instructor known for her happy, light-hearted approach. Heidi’s goal is to make yoga and deliciously healthy eating accessible to everyone.

Rated one of the: Hottest Trainers in America 2014 by Shape.com, most inspiring yoga teachers in the world by DoYouYoga, and most popular instructors in NYC by RateYourBurn, Heidi has been featured on Veria Living TV, interviewed by and featured in Harper's Bazaar, Cosmopolitan Germany, and many other publications. Heidi is also a wellness expert for MindBodyGreen, where she shares her quest to find the most fun efficient ways to move, and the most delicious and nutritious ways to fuel and re-fuel the body, mind and soul.

There is no common English name for dwi pada viparita dandasana, as it translates to "two-legged inverted staff pose"—both the English and the Sanskrit are quite a mouthful! I like to...

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Swap your boring crunches for a more effective (and fun!) workout that will get you the strong, flat midsection you're after. This core yoga routine...

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Fall is a time of transition, and it is easy to feel scattered, unfocused, and all over the place. This yoga routine is meant to diffuse all that chaos. It is full of poses to hone your...

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"Oh, wow, my hips feel so loose today," said no one ever. I have yet to meet anyone who didn't feel tightness in their hips. This yoga flow is designed to slowly and gently ease into...

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Everyone can always use a reset, a reboot, or a detox. This is a yoga routine you can do anytime, anywhere, to literally wring out the toxins from your body, mind, and spirit.

As...

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Arm balances are not reserved for advanced yoga practitioners. Crow pose was one of the first poses I actually got, simply because it never occurred to me that I couldn't do it. So much...

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Have you ever wanted to practice yoga on your own but needed a little motivation? Create your own yoga playlist!

Putting together the right mix is an art form. Match your songs to...

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It’s August, and the heat is rising. Now is the perfect time for donning any sleeveless number you have left in your closet.

This yoga routine will put you through a challenging...

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It's not a headstand, it's not a forearm stand, so what the heck is it? Here at Shape, we are going with "funky forearm stand."

This...

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It's important to feel just right to get the most out of your practicenot full or heavy, but not weak or hungry...

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