Gentle Yoga will teach some basic asanas, as well as introduce breathwork and relaxation techniques. Shoulders, hips and spines will be targeted as areas to open through slow, deep practice. This class is specifically designed for those individuals who want to bring movement and flexibility to their bodies in a balanced way.
Gentle Strength & Balance is for those who want to build strength in a gentle way, using basic standing postures and working on proper alignment. Standing balance postures will be heavily focused on in order to build more strength and increase balance. Gentle core strengthening and twisting will take place, as well, often from the standing position. Some floor work will be done, with comfortable options given to transition from standing down to the floor, but the majority of class will be in standing poses.This class will be designed specifically for those looking to increase strength and balance in a lighter and gentler practice!
Vinyasa Yoga teaches basic strengthening and toning postures (asanas) put together in a sequence that flows, (vinyasa) while observing your breath. This class is great for all levels, both laying out the foundations for beginners to yoga, and strengthening or maintaining an existing practice, without the intensity of a Power class.
Improve strength, focus, balance, flexibility and relaxation. Each class will provide instruction on how to link movement to breath, and focus on safe alignment to set up each pose.
Hatha Yoga Hatha is a term that describes most modern Yoga practices. Ha means sun and Tha means moon, and like the sun and moon, Hatha describes a practice of awakening opposite patterns of the body and mind. This class typically begins with a few sun salutations and then focuses on basic alignment principles in standing, seated and inverted poses. Intended for beginners or those interested in refining their practice and improving their posture.
Yin/Yang Yoga starts with an invigorating warm up that is paired with long deep poses in the second part of class. The beginning of class prepares the body to access deeper into our muscles through poses that we hold for longer durations. The class ends with 10-15 minutes of guided relaxation.
Chair Yoga is a great class for those who have less mobility or less range of motion, because it utilizes a chair and other props to support many poses. This class is suitable for many levels because you can individualize your practice and bring more or less intensity to each pose as it suits you.
Rest and renewal is essential for living well. This class offers space to deeply relax and counter the stress and business of our modern lives. Using props like bolsters, blankets, and the wall, we use gentle, long-held yoga poses and breathing exercises to practice the art of being still in body and mind.
Power Vinyasa Yoga is a high intensity class that will give you a new way to get in your resistance work. Yoga makes a perfect companion for athletes and fitness enthusiasts. Yoga can help you develop better a breathing technique while it improves your balance, flexibility, core strength, and endurance.
SUNDAY YOGA The 'style' of yoga may vary from teacher to teacher, from week to week. The basic framework for class will be vinyasa, but we're opening up Sundays to be a day for teachers and students to work with different forms of yoga.You may expect to find some yin, yoga at the wall, yoga with a chair, restorative poses, and more on Sunday mornings. As always, we cater to the ability of students who come to class, so we can create a safe environment with room to have fun and try different things!
Yoga Nidra is yogic sleep. You are guided through a relaxation technique starting with body awareness, and methodically working through sensation and imagery. The practice is excellent for those who are in need of deep relaxation and rest, as it is said to be as lasting as 3-4 hours of sleep. Aside from relaxation, the practice can eventually lead to deep inner work on a subconscious level of healing and wellness.
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