Classic Level I
Varying sequences of essential basic poses that open the body and focus the mind while exploring the dynamics of breath and energy.
Classic Level II
Building on the foundations of awareness and alignment, this class presents opportunities to explore more advanced postures and variations in a safely guided manner.
A dance between breath and body movement, incorporating sun salutations and essential postures in a fluid, energizing, strengthening experience.
Strength-building, body-heating sequences with occasional explorations of arm balances, and longer holds of posture.
A fluid and meditative practice connecting breath and movement. Pranayama and meditation are integrated to create a pure Mind, Body, Spirit experience.
A slower-paced, therapeutic class that uses props (blocks, straps, blankets and bolsters) and gentle techniques to increase mobility, strength and balance. Special care is given to safely move you in and out of poses. Relaxation and rejuvenation techniques round out each practice. This class is designed to be completely done in a chair, if desired. A perfect fit for those who are pregnant, nursing an injury, have limited mobility or are looking for a gentle, relaxing stretch and tone class.
A luxurious, comforting practice of prop-supported postures to slowly release deeply held tension. Of great benefit to anyone living in the modern world.
A deep, meditative and sensation-filled practice of long-held floor postures to bring flexibility and vitality to the joints and connective tissue.
Yoga therapy refers to the adaptation and application of Yoga techniques and practices to help individuals facing health challenges at any level manage their condition, reduce symptoms, restore balance, increase vitality, and improve attitude. Using the principles of alignment this class will address the issues of shoulders/neck, low back, hamstrings and breath work creating a sense of relaxation and vitality.
Yoga Nidra/Applied Yoga Philosophy
This all-levels class offers 30-40 minutes of yoga nidra (guided deep relaxation meditation) in the context of ancient yogic teachings as they apply directly to everyday life in the modern world. Open discussion, with a different topic each week.
Yoga Nidra/Gong Bath
Soothe your nerves, nourish your immune system, and release deeply held blockages as you bathe in the healing vibrations of two gongs played by gong master Rajpal Kaur. To make this experience even more luxurious, we will begin with yoga nidra, a meditation technique that takes you to the most profound state of conscious relaxation.
Yoga Wall – Basics and Advanced
An Iyengar based system of harnesses, straps, belts, bars and other props. Based on proper anatomic and kinesthetic alignment and accuracy, it promotes a therapeutic yoga practice. Using gravity as a natural tool of resistance, the system allows one to safely deepen asana and access deep core muscles – thus building overall strength, mobility and flexibility. Basics are for all levels of practitioners. Advanced Wall classes access more challenging poses and require prior approval of the instructor
Wall – Spinal Rejuvenation
This class offers traction based therapy to safely rejuvenate the spine. Also included is stretching out of tight leg muscles and core building to help support the spine and alleviate pain. This class will leave you feeling lighter, longer and stronger.
A fun, friendly and safe environment where kids learn to be present while learning yoga posture basics. With an emphasis on alignment, breath work, meditation, interaction and laughter, the students are encouraged to exercise their creative abilities and express their authentic self.