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Spa Gentle Yoga - Pamper yourself - a gentle slow flow of yoga poses designed to relive stress and tension, to stretch out stiffness and create a calm mindful state of body and spirit. Class ends with a long guided relaxation and yoga massage of feet, hands and head. Enjoy a tranquil spa environment of soft lighting, soothing music and aromatherapy.

Spa Yoga™ Slow Flow- A little more strengthening than gentle yoga but less than a Vinyasa great for everyone.

Slow Flow - Slow Flow with chairs for folks that have a hard time getting up and down.

Vinyasa - Integrates rhythmic breathing with conscious movement. You will increase strength and flexibility and by uniting body and breath, learning to move with absolute awareness and becoming a meditation in motion. Offering modifications and adjustments to welcome the new student and challenge more seasoned yogis. Intro class breaks down postures and stops to answer question. Moving slowing through- standing, balance, seated, inversions and all other aspects of a Vinyasa class.

Intro to Vinyasa - Breaks down postures and stops to answer question. Moving slowing through - standing, balance, seated, inversions and all other aspects of a Vinyasa class.

Spa Vinyasa - A free-style Vinyasa class with all the extras - aromatherapy, yoga massage and long relaxation.

Japa Yoga - Japa in Sanskrit means repetition in this case, of poses. Like the game of telephone from childhood. In each class we start with a few poses then keep adding new ones. Each new pose is held to get the alignment and the feeling of the posture, then moving one breath one movement through the old ones. As the sequence gets longer your breath and movement become a dance of meditation. Some classes will be more body specific i.e. hips, shoulders, lower back or all over strength, balance, always different and fun

Men's Yoga - Vinyasa for Men Yoga - This series of powerful standing and seated postures which are designed to build strength and flexibility in the entire body, we will also focus on opening up the common tight spots for men, hips, hamstrings, shoulders and lower back. Using the flow of Vinyasa which links breath to movement we will build strength in the body and focus and stillness in the mind. Classes are small and welcoming. Attention is given to each individual.

Ashtanga Yoga - Aahtanga (Primary Series) involves synchronizing the breath with a progressive series of postures. This process produces intense internal heat and a purifying sweat that detoxifies muscles and organs. The result is improved circulation, a light and strong body and a calm mind.

Ashtanga –Short Form -All the Sun salutations, the standing fundamental postures then it changes up every week-seated , back bends inversions with enough time to workshop what every you need. A great class to start or fine tune your practice.

Couples Vinyasa -In Couples Vinyasa you link your body, breath and mind with your partner as you move through a series of poses that have been adjusted specifically for couples. In Couples Vinyasa, you can go deeper into postures with the support of your partner. As the two of you move and breathe in synchronization it becomes almost like a yoga dance. Couples Vinyasa flows like a traditional Vinyasa class and most of the postures will be familiar to students who have taken Vinyasa, Ashtanga or Japa™. Sometimes the partners are moving in unison, doing the same postures at the same time. Sometimes they are doing different postures while adding support or extra challenge for their partner. By linking bodies, minds and breaths couples can also find new and deeper bonds they may not have previously experienced. One student said it well when he said, “Couples Vinyasa is a perfect metaphor for relationships. You quickly see that you each rely on each other for support. It helps you to remain present with your partner. You have to be there for them and they have to be there for you. It is beautiful.” No prior yoga experience is necessary, but is helpful.

Slow Flow-We will flow through sequences at a slower pace than you will find at most Vinyasa classes. Poses will be held longer so there is time to find proper alignment and sink-in, instead of rushing from pose to pose.The class will conclude with grounding restorative poses and a guided relaxation.  Some yoga experience is nice, but not necessary.

Quiet Mind-This is the perfect class to wind down with.  Mellow music will help you relax as you sink deeply into poses and surrender to gravity. Yin, Hatha and Restorative yoga poses will be brought together in this class with the goal of providing stress relief, relaxation and deep stretching. If you enjoy settling into a pose and being quiet for a while, this is a great class for you!  Poses are practiced on the ground and all levels of yoga practitioners are welcome.


Drop in or Single class $16.00
Pass of 5 classes $65.00
Pass of 8 classes $100.00
Monthly unlimited pass $140.00

Notes for classes: A few things you should keep in mind to make the most of your practice and time at the studio:

  • Bare feet only on the wood floor -take your shoes off when you come in
  • Yoga is a time for you, to turn off the outside world. We ask that you turn your cell phone off.
  • Arrive a few minutes early to get settled in. if you arrive late and the door is locked the instructor will let you in at the earliest possible time. Find your place quietly. Take care of any paper work or payments after class.
  • Wear clothes that are comfortable to move in. Avoid pant that button or zip and t-shirts that are too loose.
  • Yoga is done best on a just right stomach not hungry to distract you or full so you don-t want or can-t move.
  • Some classes use essential oils and or incense let the instructor know if you have any sensitivity to them
  • Instructors may use physical adjustments in addition to verbal - if you are not comfortable with a physical adjustment let the instructor know. Never let an adjustment take you farther than feels good. Listen to your body.

 

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