Annelise Lonidier, E-500RYT
Owner of {sacred} thread

With a focus on harnessing strength, over flexibility, my style is for the masses. I believe in functional transitions that are always changing yet consistently tap into core strength. My style is motivational. I pull inspiration from things as varied as the Yoga Sutras and my eternal fondness of Muhammad Ali. I believe in a fluid practice that constantly "moves the cheese" but touches the entire body -- ending in a long, restful savasana.

I have been practicing since 2001 and teaching since 2004. I hold a 500hr certification from Laughing Lotus NYC with a 100HRs of training in yin and energy work. I am also working toward a 300HR with Yoga Medicine. These two programs touch on the opposite spectrums of "what I love about yoga" --- it's innate ability to heal and connect us to our physical body and it's ancient wisdom of what's beyond the physical body.

I practice yoga because it is a saving grace that brings clarity, adjusts my attitude and reminds me every time how strong I can be. I teach in hopes that everyone leaves their mat feeling the same way.

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  • {sacred} Flow All Levels, 50 Mins with Annelise

  • Yin + Restore with Annelise (Live 4.11.21)

    We're working the idea of expansion and contraction...opening up and turning inward - grab pillows blankets, blocks and anything else you have available to you. Music for class -

  • {sacred}sweat with Annelise, 40 minutes (Livestream 4.7)

    What is the fineline between "contentment" and "apathy"? As we pass one year in our pandemic lives there is a wave of apathy that may hit us... whether it's a lack of motivation or a loss of desire to return to the things we used to love...this is natural and also tricky. Today's practice is ab...

  • {sacred} Flow All Levels with Annelise, 50 Mins (Live 4.8)

    Stepping into the weekend or a bit of free time? This practice is about "PRESENCE" and our ability to stand tall & firm in the moment in front of us. We'll work to tone, strengthen our backs and open the front heart, pelvis, and thighs. Grab a strap or towel and two blocks as well as a bolster ...

  • {sacred}sweat with Annelise, 40 mins (Live 3.31.21)

    Grab a strap and head to your mat <3
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  • Sun Salutations with Annelise (45 mins) Live 4.4.21

    We come to yoga for lots of reasons but a big one is often "perspective". This morning's dose of perspective comes courtesy DEVOTION... let everything that doesn't matter fall by the way-side. We'll work into the vulnerable back heart space and toward flying splits. Music for class - https://op...

  • Yin + Restore 40 Mins with Annelise Live 3.28.21

    Today's practice deals with discomfort as a means of growth. We'll work into hips, low back, neck and the rotator cuff before settling into savasana. Grab blankets, pillows, blocks and a device to play soothing music... playlist for class on spotify here:

  • Sun Salutations with Annelise (45 mins) Live 3.28.21

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  • Yin + Restore 40 Minutes with Annelise (Live 3.21)

    Unwind into a night's deep sleep with this restorative & yin practice. We'll twist, fold, and open the hips, hamstrings low back and back heart space. You'll need a yoga bolster or two bed pillows, a yoga blanket or extra large towel (beach towel maybe), bath towel and two blocks. Music for cl...

  • {sacred}sweat with Annelise, 40 Mins (Live 3.24.21)

    A gentle flow with creative movements to work into hamstrings and side body.... have a blanket and two blocks. Music for class -

  • Sun Salutations 45 with Annelise (Live 3.21)

    For today's practice grab two blocks and a strap if you have them. We're working into side body and hidden spaces... music for class -

  • Sun Salutations with Annelise (45 mins) Live 3.14.21

    When we want to take a risk in's important to cultivate a connect to your intuition so that you have ALL the benefit of your OWN INNER WISDOM. This class works to feel sensation in our body as a barometer of our intuition... Grab two blocks and a strap.... Music for class here: https:/...

  • Yin + Restore with Annelise - 45 Mins Live 3.7.21

    Acceptance is the focus of today's practice as we turn inward and combine soft gentle restorative with more intense yin...

  • {sacred}sweat with Annelise, 40 Minutes (Live 3.3.21)

    Stuck in a place of doubt, self-doubt or questioning the circumstances or people around you? Yoga can help. This practice is all about trust....
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  • Yin + Restore 45 Minutes - Live 2.28.21

    Setting boundaries is an art form and today's Yin + Restore practice works into the art of holding your own space. Grab two pillows or a bolster, a blanket, a strap and two blocks (or bathtowels). Music for class here:

  • Sun Salutation with Annelise (Livestream 2.28) 45 Minutes

    Every time we unroll our mat we have an opportunity to create a boundary. Today's practice is dedicated to the "art of boundary making".... We'll work with strong limbs and angular postures (think engaging muscles and opening hamstrings). Music for class:

  • {sacred}sweat with Annelise, 40 minutes (Live 1.24.21)

    With the changing weather and sunshine, we're feeling a bit high! Working with the idea of abundance this practice is fueled by this burst of energy but focuses on 1st chakra to help keep us grounded and steady. If you want to remind yourself of your strength...your steadiness, this practice is...

  • Mindful Hot with Malerie, 45 Mins (Live 2.23.21)

    A steady practice that leans into our ancestory. In this root chakra focused class we'll explore shoulderstand. Grab a blanket and some wall space to practice. Music for class:

  • Yin + Restore with Annelise, 40 Minutes (Live 2.22.21)

    This weekly dose of "self-care" touches on the entire body in 40 minutes all while listening to Motown music (or you're fav playlist or silence!) For class today you'll need a strap, two blankets, a few blocks or bath towels, and two pillows. Music for class:

  • Sun Salutations with Annelise (45 mins) Live 2.21.21

    A salutation practice of abundance...! Over the years I've found the best antidote to fear and scarcity is often to sit with the idea of "abundance" and to see how it's at play in so many areas of our lives. Today's class is dedicated to acknowledging this type of abundance. We're working into...

  • {sacred}sweat with Annelise, 40 minutes (Live 2.17.21)

    Sometimes we just need a little cardio boost. Today's practice goes no where in particular and everywhere in general as we flow to elevate our hearts. Call it inspired movement <3

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  • Yin Flow with Annelise (40 Mins) Live 2.17.21

    In a mid-week slump? This practice is all about our energy. Where it goes, how we tend to it, and the intentional way in which we can use our practice to rejuvenate and awaken. We'll explore heart and hips as we move toward wheel.

    Grab two blocks, a bolster, a blanket and a strap. Wall spa...

  • Yin + Restore with Annelise, 40 minutes (Livestream 2.15.21)

    Rainy Monday's are better with a fine-tuning practice that gets into our nooks & crannies coupled with Motown Music... Take this any day of the week for a 40-minute tune-up for your hips, heart, hamstrings and shoulders.

    Grab a strap or equivalent, two blocks, a few blankets and a pillow. Music ...

  • {sacred} flow All Levels with Annelise (30 Mins, Live 2.12.21)