Need to wake and energize the body to start the day? This is it! This practice is geared to ease your mind to start your busy day. This is a slow flow class to wake the muscles with long holds to energize the body. Class starts with meditation and pranayama to awaken the mind and body. A great practice to ground your frame of mind for the day.
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 Flow.
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!
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.
Yin Yoga and Myofascial Release
The class will start with Yin Yoga, holding poses passively for 3 -5 minutes to target your connective tissue and end with working on the same targeted tissue with myofascial balls to hydrate the connective tissue and increase circulations to the meridian lines. It is recommended for anyone who has vigorous activities, athlete, physical rehabilitation and stress.
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.