Awaken to Moving Mindfully: This class is a one hour class designed for all students who want a drop in class for $5. We start seated and begin with breathing, (building prana) then warm up our core spine, gently moving into a standing series of sun salutations, standing poses and finally back to the floor for heart openers and gentle backbends. Finished with a Sivasana. A concise class that benefits everyone.
Vinyasa Flow: Vinyasa yoga, is movement synchronized to the breath. The name encompasses a broad range of yoga classes. The style is sometimes also called flow yoga, because of the smooth way that the poses run together and become like a dance. The breath becomes an important component because the teacher will instruct you to move from one pose to the next on an inhale or an exhale.
Mixed-Level follows the foundation of vinyasa practice, with emphasis on safe alignment and breath to help us flow from posture to posture. Mixed level classes are accessible for students new to yoga or those coming back from injuries, as well as students with steady yoga practices who want to work towards the edge of their balance, endurance, strength, and flexibility. (Open to all levels.)
Hatha is a general category that includes most yoga styles. It is an old system that includes the practice of asanas (yoga postures) and pranayama (breathing exercises), which help bring peace to the mind and body, preparing the body for deeper spiritual practices such as meditation.Hatha yoga is the practice of uniting solar and lunar energies within the body. Hatha means “sun” (ha) and “moon” (tha). This class will focus on alignment through traditional asana and pranayama as a means to yoke the mind and body together. Open to all levels.
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.
Your journey through pregnancy is the perfect time to experience the benefits of yoga. This is a gentle class offered to moms-to-be whether they have practiced yoga before or not! The experience is one to move and stretch your body (muscles, ligaments and all) safely to keep you and your growing baby feeling healthy and active during your pregnancy. Poses will be appropriate and there will be much focus on relaxation and breathing, practices which benefit during pregnancy, through labor and beyond. Significance of Postnatal Yoga. Postnatal yoga offers lot of benefits to mothers after childbirth. ... Postnatal yoga is an excellent way to help your body in the recovery after childbirth. Practicing yoga asanas, Pranayama and meditation will support healing and will also help relax and tone your body.
BABYWEARING YOGA CLASS
Babywearing yoga is a great solution for older babies who can’t sit still as well as for teensy tiny babies who want to be close to mom all the time. But babywearing yoga does have a few limitations—you can’t do Down Dogs or Up Dogs while babywearing for obvious reasons. But don’t let that stop you! You can still have a good stretch and flow synchronized with your breath. Babywearing yoga is also a fun way to bond with your little one whether she’s crawling and into everything or a newborn who just wants more mama time. Daddy's are welcomed also.
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 minod.
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.