Need to wake and energize the body to start the day? This practice is geared to ease your mind to start your busy day. This is a dynamic flow practice; syncing breath, and movement, to stimulate the lymphatic systems and circulations of energy, a great practice to ground your frame of mind for the day. This is an all-levels practice for yogis of all trade.
Hatha (WINTER AND SPRING SCHEDULE)
Recommended for beginners and seasoned yogis, this is a slow pace practice of holding poses for 5 - 10 breaths in each. Similar to Gentle Flow, this practice is focused on alignment in each pose. This is a traditional practice that includes asana and pranayama, preparing the body for meditation.
This is a vigorous and athletic style of yoga practice. This challenging class offers a cardio workout that will build your strength, stability, and stamina. Each class usually focuses on the anatomy and physiology of the body. Prepare to discover muscles you didn’t know you had. We strongly suggest that you have an understanding of the basics of yoga poses in Gentle Yoga.
Power to Yin
A balance of Yin and Yang style of yoga, this practice combines Power Yoga and Yin Yoga. Class starts with a vigorous practice that challenges the endurance, strength, and flexibility of the muscles, and ends with long holds floor poses, targeting the connective tissue to balance the practice. This practice will condition your nervous system, balancing the sympathetic nervous system and parasympathetic nervous system. Occasional myofascial balls will be part of this practice to help ease tensions in the body.
Recommended for beginners, this soothing gentle practice focuses on moving slowly into basic yoga poses while using the breath as a tool to remain present and mindful. The slow pace of this class allows you to enjoy the simple sweetness of each pose. Expect lots of stretching and lengthening with a heavy dose of relaxation to wrap up your practice and leave you feeling great!
A class for all level of practitioner and recommended for beginners, Gentle Yoga is a therapeutic class combining breath practice, mobility, basic yoga asana and myofascia release. Each gentle yoga classes have unique focus to the anatomy. Expect a little bit of gentle flow and MFR (Myofasica Release) balls to stimulate the lymphatic tissue and some pranayama practice to stimulate the Nervous System.
The pace is meditative, emphasizing peace and calm in body and mind. Slow Flow is a creative, therapeutic flow designed to bring balance to the body and the mind through holding poses and exploring what each pose has to offer you. When we slow down we relax the nervous system, focusing on the breath. This class is great for beginners, as well as seasoned practitioners
Vinyasa Flow, a dynamic movement, is a practice where postures or asanas are connected through the breath for a transformative and balancing effect. Classes build heat, endurance, flexibility, strength. The creative sequencing found in a vinyasa class is often built around Surya namaskar (sun salutations). Vinyasa as a form is always evolving and teachers weave together poses and music to energize and inspire practitioners. Previous yoga experience is necessary.
Intro to Ashtanga
Created by Shri K Pattabhi Jois, is a faster pace flow in a set order that is done the same in every practice. This class is the introduction of the Primary Series of the six series of Ashtanga, consisting of Surya Namaskara, basic standing, and seated pose. With a set order of progression, practitioners can focus more on the breath while holding each pose. This set series is recommended for beginners and seasoned yogis.
This is an intermediate class of Ashtanga done in a slightly different series of orders of traditional Ashtanga practice. Rocket Ashtanga is a set series of sun salutation, a mix series of standing poses progressions, additional inversions, which are varied weekly, and occasional arm balances to challenge your practice. This is a practice for all levels of practitioners who like to challenge their stamina, flexibility, and endurance.
Yin yoga is a practice that balances the athletic style of yoga (yang style: Ashtanga, Vinyasa, etc). A slow pace of practice which consists of mostly floor poses, this practice is done by holding each pose from 3-5 minutes. Yin yoga is a practice that incorporates the principles of Tao and Chinese Medicine, which targets the connective tissue like ligaments, joints, and bone, by focusing on the loading and stress of the tissue. This practice is suitable for athletes, anyone with vigorous activities, stress and physical rehabilitation.
Restorative Yoga ( WINTER SCHEDULE)
Recommended for anyone with anxiety, stress, and injuries, this is a quiet practice that targets the nervous systems by using props to support the body in mostly floor poses. This practice usually starts with short meditation and breathwork to help ease the mind and connect to the central nervous system. Poses usually held for 5 - 10 minutes with supported props to allow muscles to relax. A perfect practice to end a day with a calm and relax atmosphere.
Yoga and MFR (SUMMER SCHEDULE)
This is a class which focus on combining Yoga asanas (poses) and Myofascia Release. Class usually starts with either warmups of poses or Myofascia Release. This practice is based on the meridian line of the Traditional Chinese Medicine. Some of the flow and MFR are aimed to stimulate the connective tissue and Lymphatic system. Recommended for athletes and anyone who are in need to find tension release.