Designed for those new to yoga, this class offers a physical challenge while still being very approachable. It will introduce yoga poses and the vinyasa flow at a slower pace and with a more gentle style. However, it is not necessary to take a beginner class first when visiting the studio.
This class offers something for everyone. The smooth transitions of vinyasa flow along with longer holds designed to build strength and stamina. Options for more advanced poses will be given, however, all students are encouraged to honor their body's needs and take breaks if necessary. Class ends with deep stretches and relaxation to balance both body and mind.
A physically challenging class that incorporates smooth transitions between postures (vinyasa flow) and longer holds designed to build strength and stamina. The duration of holds and tempo of the class may vary slightly, however this class is approachable for most. Rest breaks may be incorporated, but students are always encouraged to honor their body's needs and modify poses if necessary. Class ends with deep stretches and relaxation to balance both body and mind.
This class is similar to a Level 1 class with an added level of intensity either in the form of a faster tempo or longer holds. Options for inversions and arm-balances may be given, but students are always encouraged to participate at their level of comfort. Class ends with deep stretches and relaxation.
A physically strenuous class incorporating both long holds and a faster pace. Options for arm-balances and inversions may be given, however, students are still encouraged to modify poses and take breaks if needed. It is recommended that new students take 5-10 Level 1 or Level 1-2 classes before coming to this class. Class ends with deep stretches and relaxation.
Restore & Rejuvenate
A fusion of long, slow, and deep stretches (yin yoga) and restorative yoga poses designed to promote rest & relaxation. Students are encouraged to use props to support themselves in poses and breath work is incorporated. These classes have a gentle and slow approach and are great for anyone of any fitness level. Restore and Rejuvenate classes will help slow the body and calm the mind while improving flexibility and releasing both physical and mental tension.
Doctors are increasingly citing stress as a major contributing factor to most illnesses. Even though meditation should not be considered a cure in and of itself, research has shown it to be beneficial for a wide range of health problems. As stress is greatly eliminated through meditation, our minds and bodies begin to function with maximum effectiveness, creating health, vitality, and happiness. In this class students will experience guided meditations that will allow them to discover what meditation has to offer. This class is appropriate for both new and experienced students.
Pre/Post Natal Yoga
Students will practice ways to breathe and move their bodies that are safe and effective for women at all stages of pregnancy and thereafter. Each class will open with a check-in to build community and discuss any physical changes or limitations. Class will be tailored to students' needs, focusing on movements and postures that alleviate some common ailments and discomforts of pregnancy, while allowing postpartum students to work on rebuilding core strength and opening the upper body. Babies are welcome to join in on this class. Feel free to bring a blanket from home to place over studio blankets where babies can rest/play/interact. Feeding and caring for babies during class is welcomed. Come and join in a safe atmosphere where you can meet other moms, strengthen your body, maintain flexibility and make space and time in your life to take care of yourself.