Breathing and Stretching...ahhh! In this class, we will explore the vast world of dynamic and passive "floor" postures and mindful breath-work (pranayama). This class will have limited flows and standing postures if any. The focus is on poses close to the earth along with guided breath-work (pranayama). This class is a nice complement to more intense forms of practice. A comforting relief and mini-holistic retreat for your mind, body, and soul. Ultimately, you will leave feeling rejuvenated and refreshed. This practice offers to move stuck energy and draw awareness from the mind to the heart and body. This class is accessible to all. (Low intensity)
This is a slower paced class focusing on the foundational postures. Instructors will break down poses and hold them longer, ensuring sound body position. Variations and modifications are offered so advanced students can still find benefit. We will try to get out of the mind and into the body with this calming class. Students can expect to find stress-relief while gently stretching and strengthening the body. The emphasis is on building awareness of the breath and body. Asanas are practiced at a slower pace with attention to alignment and detail. This meditative practice will gently wake the body as it stills the mind. Recommended for all levels looking for a soothing, relaxing, mindfulness experience and especially those newer to yoga or working with special concerns or injuries. (Low intensity)
Have you heard about all the great benefits of yoga, but you are not sure where to begin? Flexibility, strength and relaxation- yoga can provide all of these wonderful things while learning to perform a series of basic poses, breathing techniques and sequences. No experience necessary, all levels welcome. Last Saturday of each month and also available online anytime.
This class is a combination of gentle styles of yoga offered with the intention of letting go of stress while simultaneously rejuvenating the body and mind. Props are used to comfortably hold supported poses for an extended period of time. The supported poses offer deep passive stretching using bolsters, blankets, blocks, and straps. The goal is releasing and restoring the body and mind. The student will hold poses for longer duration with the support of props to rest, relax, and restore the body. Relax, unwind, and reset the body and mind. Experience pranayama (breath work), adhara asana (supported poses) and meditation to stimulate and rejuvenate the parasympathetic nervous system, allowing stress to evaporate. This truly is a class for everyone. (Low intensity)
An all-levels vinyasa flow sequences with relaxing, restorative poses and longer held poses linking breath with movement. The instructors will offer variations and modifications and the use of props. All levels welcome!
All Levels Flow
Everyone's welcome! Instructors will offer variations and modifications, so everyone can practice at their own level. The All-Level Flow is designed to accommodate beginners thru advanced students. Classes can be vigorous, yet accessible, utilizing fluid transitions from pose to pose. This class warms you up with a series of Sun Salutations, and continues to build strength and balance through mostly standing postures. This style of class synchronizes breath with movement to create some internal heat, thereby purifying the body while calming the mind. It increases endurance and allows you to test the edge of your balance and flexibility. Students can expect some movement along with flexibility. Modifications are offered in a way that accommodates the beginner yet challenges the advanced. (Low to Medium intensity)
Students will move through a variety of asanas timing breath to movement. Each thoughtfully created sequence will vary from teacher to teacher. You will move through dynamic standing and balancing postures. The class will take you from your seat to your feet and back to your seat with charisma and style. Come strengthen your body while engaging your mind. Students can expect to sweat by building heat in the body through breath work and movement. This class is an invigorating practice for body, mind, and soul. The class is a higher-intensity yoga flow. Movement and sequencing designed to increase endurance, strength, and breath. (High intensity)
Yoga nidra translates to yoga sleep. While resting in savasana or another comfortable reclined position of your choice, you will be gently guided through intention setting, breath awareness, body scan, and emotional awareness intended to induce a meditative state of consciousness and completely relax the body. Studies indicate this practice can ease insomnia, decrease anxiety, increase focus and transform negative habits and thoughts. 20 minutes of Yoga Nidra can feel like four hours of restful sleep to the body and mind. (Low intensity)
Baby & Me Yoga
Baby & Me Yoga is a gentle and restorative yoga program offered to moms and babies. The class is designed to help moms bond with their baby, reintroduce exercise into their routine, reduce stress, improve sleep patterns, heal from childbirth and connect with other moms. Low intensity.
Kids Yoga 2.5
Kids Club 2.5 is for kids 2 to 5 years old. The club is full of activities and exercises designed for older kids. They get the chance to be active, learn about musical rhythms, learn how to create a multitude of crafts and begin a practice of Yoga and mindfulness. This class prepares the students for the adult Yoga and Dance classes. It also shows them how to create crafts. Wear comfortable clothes and bring your mat or use one of ours.
Kids Yoga 6.11
Kids Club 6.11 is for kids 6 to 11 years old. The club is full of activities and exercises designed for older kids. They get the chance to be active, learn about musical rhythms, learn how to create a multitude of crafts and begin a practice of Yoga and mindfulness. This class prepares the students for the adult Yoga and Dance classes. It also shows them how to create crafts. Wear comfortable clothes and bring your mat or use one of ours.
Prenatal Yoga differs from regular yoga classes by offering targeted movements and alignments specific to pregnancy. It helps reduce some of the discomforts of pregnancy. It can be effective in preparation for birth. The class focuses on the physical, emotional, and mental changes of the body during pregnancy. Students should expect movements, breath-work, and meditation techniques to help tone muscles, release fascia and “make space” in the body while reducing stress. Prenatal yoga may help the discomforts of pregnancy including: round ligament pain, SI joint discomfort, lower backache, fatigue, soreness of the hands and wrists, swollen fingers and ankles, and tightness of the chest and ribs. Low intensity.
Meditation is a practice in which an individual uses a technique – such as mindfulness, or focusing the mind on a particular object, thought, or activity – to train attention and awareness, and achieve a mentally clear and emotionally calm and stable state.
Family yoga is very special; it is a rare opportunity for both parents and children to observe and learn from each other and a great way to bridge the huge age difference between them.
In Family Yoga we are connecting with each other, we share, we work together and we learn from each other. It can get loud and crazy and then peaceful and quiet. There is dancing, yoga journeys and so much more!