DYNAMIC HATHA YOGA.
Suitable for all levels including complete beginners. A strong but accessible physical practice with the intention of creating a moving meditation through focus on the breath. Classes combine detailed work on static postures to develop correct alignment, breath control and inner awareness with more flowing asana sequences for a cardio vascular workout. Practice closes with deep relaxation and meditation leaving you with an increased sense of calm. Classes are approached with a lightness and good humour which invites you to explore, play and grow.
Breathing is the only means of supplying our bodies and its various organs with oxygen which is vital for our survival. You will learn proper breathing and also practice breathing techniques in this class. Simple yoga movements are introduced as well as concepts of mindfulness concepts. Pranayama is one of the five parts of yoga.
iREST YOGA NIDRA
A yoga of self inquiry exploring our true nature. Finding deep relaxation as you find the endless connection to spaciousness and equanimity and peace of mind.
Described as “dynamic sleep,” the Yoga Nidra practice allows the body to deeply relax while the mind stays inwardly alert. ... Yoga Nidra guides practitioners into the “hypnagogic state”—the threshold between alpha and theta waves—the knife's edge where the body “sleeps” while the mind is lucid. Both meditation and yoga nidra help activate the relaxation response and improve the functioning of your nervous system and endocrine system, which affects your hormones. Both meditation and yoga nidra help cells regenerate and repair, and both help decrease anxiety and improve your mood.
A form of yoga that seeks to achieve physical, mental and emotional relaxation with the aid of props. The use of props makes it easier for you to maintain balance while you are stimulating and relaxing your body.