Gentle – Gentle Class, created for those who want to slow down. This is a restorative class focusing more on seating, kneeling and lying down postures, with a few gentle standing poses thrown in occasionally. This is a great for all students including those recovering from or enduring different aches, pains & illnesses that everyday life brings. * All skill levels welcome
Meditation, Pranayama, Asana – This is Gentle Class, that also uses the power of Pranayama (Breathing techniques) Short Meditation combined with gentle seated, kneeling and lying down postures that work together to relax and restore the body and mind. *All skill levels welcome
Hatha- Slow Paced class, similar to the gentle but designed for students that would like a little more of a challenge in their gentle practice. This class provides a great introduction to the many different styles of yoga by adding in more standing and balancing postures to the already restorative seated, kneeling and lying down practice. *All skill levels welcome
Yin – Yin works the deeper tissues of the body, ligaments, joints, & even the bones. Yin is simple but that does not mean easy, it is considered a quiet practice allowing you the freedom to free the mind and body of distractions. Yin is a great class to slow down, connect with the calmer side of the mind and body while letting us relax from our busy yang life styles. Asanas (postures) are held for a longer duration of time. *All skill levels welcome
Ashtanga (short form) – Fast flow linking breath to movement with emphasis on holding asana. Ashtanga is based on the 8 limbs of yoga outlined in the Yoga Sutras by Patanjali. The Ashtanga system derived from the teachings of K. Pattabhi Jois. This practice is based on a specialized sequencing of postures that do not change and focused ujjayi pranayama (breathing technique) that work together as a moving meditation *Moderate to Advance
Slow Flow Vinyasa – A slower form of Vinyasa Yoga that concentrates on the marriage of breath and movement. A physically challenging class similar to Ashtanga except the sequencing changes from teacher to teacher. This is a class where the teachers creativity really shines. More advanced postures are introduced and broken down safely to help advance the students physical practice *Moderate to Advanced .
Vinyasa – “Nyasa” which means “to place” and “Vi” “in a special way” or linking Breath and Movement as you transition from one posture to the next to form a continuous flow that works as a moving meditation. This is a physically challenging class often referred to as “Power Yoga” which has become quite popular in the West. Vinyasa is an artful approach to Yoga that allow the practitoner to become more aware of his/her own rhythm. *Advanced
Yoga Sculpt – Yoga postures done in a repetitive manner designed to tone and sculpt the body. Similar to pilates or other strength training classes seen in gym but with a strong Yoga presence.
Open Studio – Feel free to come and go as you please, whether its for 10 minutes or 90 minutes, Asana practice or Meditation. This is a non-lead class built for those wanting to meet up with like minded yogi’s to play & enhance their personal practice, in the presence of a qualified teacher ready to help advise & assist. Regardless if you’re new to a personal practice or have been doing yoga on your own for years, this is a great class for allowing yourself to explore yoga in your own way in a comfortable, safe and relaxing environment.
Karma Yoga Events – There is so much more to Yoga than just practicing Asana (postures) Karma yoga is when you take your practice off the mat and out into the world. Each month we will dedicate to a different charitable cause, this could mean volunteering our time outside of the studio such as food banks or relays to holding fund raising Yoga events to collecting goods for those in need. The possibilities are endless, and with your help we can make a difference. Look for info on Karma yoga at the studio, on the website and on social media *Suggestions welcomed