Our studio provides a friendly, compassionate and non-competitive environment to help you explore all the possibilities and benefits of a yoga practice. Yoga is for everyone, but not all classes are for everyone, so please check the descriptions and pick the class appropriate for your level.
YOGA BASICS (STRENGTHEN/STRETCH/RESTORE)
Learn the basic poses and alignment for a healthy yoga practice, connecting movement with breath. Energize, build strength, & create flexibility in body, mind & spirit.
An energetic flow that links yoga postures together with the breath. Class offers a complete spectrum of yoga benefits including increased flexibility, released tension, and strength of mind, body and spirit. A mixed level of postures from EXPERIENCED beginner to advance will be offered.
Open level class inspired by the Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga system linking movement with breath to create a moving meditation. We will begin with a seated meditation to get grounded in body and breath before moving into a series of Sun Salutations. This class will include fundamental standing postures, balance postures and incorporate postures from the primary and intermediate series depending on the students level. We will close with backbends, inversions and a relaxing restorative savasana.
Experienced beginner through advanced.
This 75 minutes class is an abbreviated version of the Primary Series of Ashtanga Yoga. Also referred to as First Series, it is known for its therapeutic benefits of building strength, flexibility and endurance as well as detoxifying and aligning the body. Intermediate through advanced student.
CANDLE LIGHT OPEN FLOW
Wind down your week with this slow moving flow practice. Join us for a breath centered practice beginning with Gentle Sun Salutations to restore our energy from a long day. This class will encompass a wide range of postures to build strength and balance as well as postures for complete release and restore. (knowledge of basic yoga postures and sun salutations recommended.)
A well rounded class beginning with a little bit of core work to create some heat, moving into a moderately paced flow and ending with poses to restore and rejuvenate!
A mixed level of postures from EXPERIENCED beginner to advance will be offered.
A strong vinyasa flow with evolving creative sequencing to build heat, endurance, strength and flexibility. Energetically paced with great music and ending in a well deserved savasana. (EXPERIENCED beginner through advanced)
Nurture yourself in this class which offers a welcoming environment for every body! We will practice at a slower breath-centered pace, feeling ease in movement and lessening pain. This special class includes yoga postures to address and relieve the common discomforts of lower back tension, tight hips, joint aches and more. All levels / Pre/Post Natal.
Hatha Yoga uses postures and stretches in combination with the breath to develop flexibility, strength, and relaxation. This class will build upon yoga basics, combine a flow of movements, proper alignment and breath work, as well as the use of props to assist in going deeper. (Knowledge of basic yoga postures to the advanced student (prenatal/postnatal friendly with yoga experience.)
MINDFUL FLOW AND MEDITATION
This class will integrate a state of mindfulness/meditation into the Flow. We will bring focus and attention to the breath and allow for awareness to seep into the sensations within the body and the observations of the mind. Also, when we slow down we have the opportunity to refine our poses breath by breath, thus deriving meaning and purpose from within. This class will encompass a balanced flow for strength and flexibility ending with a 5 minute savasana. (Knowledge of basic poses and moving through Sun Salutations recommended- Experienced Beginner through Advanced.)
A great way to start your day. We will begin with gentle movement before finding our comfortable seat for meditation. You will be guided into the practice of a mindfulness-awareness meditation by bringing attention to the breath and an awareness of moment to moment experiences. Through a consistent practice we create the foundation and the potential for a deeper mindfulness and awareness in our daily living.
REFINE & EXPLORE
This class will provide you the opportunity to fine tune your practice, help you connect with your body and breath, and explore how it all works together. This class is geared toward the student with a steady practice and will meet you where you are to explore your practice on a deeper level.
Each week we will break down in depth a different set of postures and movements in a workshop style, and then allow time to explore at your pace and level under a teachers guidance. This class will empower you to take the reigns of your breath and pace of your practice while working on shedding old habits that do not serve you, and cultivating healthier ones.
Opportunity for discussion and troubleshooting. Intermediate through advanced student.
STRECH + RESTORE
The first half of the class will stretch through yoga postures to warm up joints and muscles practiced with special attention to breath & alignment. Second half of the class will be restorative using props to calm the nervous system and fully support the body, mind and soul. All levels and no previous yoga experience is required. (prenatal and postnatal friendly)
STRETCH AND RESTORATIVE
Gentle stretch to warm up joints and muscles practiced with special attention to breath leading to restorative yoga.
The ultimate relaxation experience, restorative yoga uses props to naturally open and create the space to deeply rest in positions of comfort while calming the nervous system and fully supporting the body, mind and soul. Let the soothing warmth of candlelight, soft music, and aromatherapy encourage you to unwind by giving yourself permission to do less instead of more. All levels and no previous experience in yoga is required.(prenatal/postnatal friendly)
STRONG BONES/HEALTHY ALIGNMENT
Did you know that in order to strengthen your bones you must put pressure on them?
And did you know that you really can improve your bone health?
This is a lifetime not just an aging issue, and paying attention to our bone strength is crucial.
This class will consist of 12 poses that have been proven to be effective In strengthening bones.
Alignment will be from the Iyengar tradition suitable for all.
Wake Up and Flow! Warm up with Sun Salutations for a deeper connection to breath and body. You will be guided through energetic standing poses, mindful stretches and twists, heart and hip openers; all the essentials you will need in body, mind and soul to flow through your day!
(Knowledge of Sun Salutations and Yoga Basics recommended.)
Yin is the practice of using body weight and gravity in floor based postures to lengthen the connective tissues. Poses are held for several minutes each. This quiet, yet physically and mentally challenging practice increases flexibility and serves as a getaway to deeper meditation.
YOGA FOR ATHLETIC CONDITIONING
Yoga for Athletic Conditioning provides an opportunity for anyone looking to compliment the daily activity in their lives. You need not self-identify as an athlete to join
Yoga for Athletic Conditioning is not athletic yoga; it will compliment the work you do in training. We presume that you've already gotten your workout (and your shower!) in for the day, and we take it slow. Our priority is balance; balance of the body in space, front to back, top to bottom, left to right; and balance between work and rest.
YOGA FOR OSTEOPOROSIS
Yoga for osteoporosis uses the 12 poses found to be statistically significant in helping bones get stronger!
Excellent for beginners or anybody with a regular practice wanting to learn the adjustments and alignment necessary to keeping their body safe and strong. Classes will include simple flow using the 12 poses and incorporating a "sprinkle" of Yin and restorative poses to round out each class.