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.
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.
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.)
SLOW MELLOW FLOW
A slow mellow flow that will offer you ease of mind, body and spirit. A practice centered around letting go, holding on, ease and good effort. You will be guided with opportunities to listen to your own inner wisdom and move in a way that nourishes your soul. (No props necessary but highly recommend a beach towel or blanket and blocks if available for a deeper experience.)
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)
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.
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.