Deep even 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 who wants work hard and challenge more seasoned yogis.
Vigorous sun salutation, standing and balancing postures warm and strengthen the body. Twists, folds and backbends bring you to arm balances and inversions. In the end, you will rest with a calm body and mind. Strength and flexibility at the same time.
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. This is one of the most physical styles of yoga, combining strength, breath and spirit. Led in the traditional style
Class covers all aspects of the Ashtanga, Vinyasa methodology with detailed posture instruction& hands on adjustments. A great class to ask questions. There will be led instruction and working on self-led practice (Mysore)
Practice Some Pause. Slow down, simplify and find some refreshment, steadiness and ease in your yoga practice routine with Yin Yoga. Yin style yoga is a great compliment to an active lifestyle and an athletic or fiery yoga practice. Using familiar yoga poses, simpler sequences and lots of time to inhabit the pose, Yin Yoga can be a solid “chill out “practice. Reflection, intention and simple breath work included, where Less can be More for relaxed awareness. Props can be handy, but not necessary. Balance out your go-go-go or sit-sit-sit, with slow-slow-slow.
Pamper your “self” Relax as you move thru pose designed to relive stress and tension, to stretch out stiffness and create a calm mindful state of body and spirit. Class ends with a guided mediation and massage of feet, hands and head. Enjoy a tranquil spa environment of soft lighting, soothing music and aromatherapy.
Opening, grounding and alignment. Moving through reclining, seated, standing and balancing postures to ground, open and align. Starting and finish class with connecting to breath to relax the body and clear the mind. Between moving the body to increase flexibility and find new strength and balance. Class is a relaxed slightly playful atmosphere where all are welcome to find their best self where body, breath and mind are relaxed and grounded. A great style of Yoga for everyday or to mix into a more vigorous style when you just want to slow down.
This class is not on schedule new time TBA in Fall 2020r seasoned yogis using the strength, you already have to do the hard work coxing out flexibility, and maybe new strength. Learn to use breath to help movement flow smoothly from posture to posture, from standing and balance to seated and reclining postures, even getting upside down sometimes! In this class, special attention to opening the hamstring, hips and shoulders- all the areas that sports and life take their toll on.
This class is not on schedule new time TBA in Fall 2020