Moving through a combination of conscious breathing and a series of poses, this class will build strength, promote flexibility (in body and mind), corrects the body’s alignment, and create a sense of well-being. This is a perfect style for all, from beginners to athletes looking to supplement and balance their daily workouts, to the seasoned practitioner to deepen body awareness. Iyengar taught us to emphasize precise alignment in each pose, so the use of supports such as blocks, straps, blankets, and bolsters will be instructed. Most important is that you listen to your body and take this time to deepen your connection to yourself.
Hatha Yoga Mornings, AM classes are a little more lively, sun salutations, functional and dynamic movement to get you moving smoothly throughout your day.
Hatha Yoga Evenings, PM Classes will help ease the stress and tension built up throughout your day. This is your wind-down class to let the day go and get a good night's sleep.
Rise and Shine Yoga
This class is a perfect way to start your day designed to wake up your body, mind, and soul. Accessible for all. Sun Salutations, Dynamic movement, Agni Sara (abdominal squeeze, stimulates digestion and our fire within) and breath work to get you up and get you out the door feeling amazing.
Restorative yoga is an ideal balance to hectic and stressful modern lifestyles. Perfect for when you feel Stressed, weak, or fatigued from your daily life. With its roots in Iyengar yoga, he developed a practice that allows students to practice without any strain or pain. It is also designed to restore the nervous system and help release deeply held tensions from the body and the mind. You can practice the poses when not feeling so great and while injured.The use of props to support the postures, while gently stretching, relieving, and reviving the body. Restorative yoga is appropriate for all levels of practice, and a must for keeping balance in our high paced society. Accessible for all.
All our classes are designed for all levels of practice. But we understand that many times there is still some apprehension to walking into your first yoga class, so we are offering a beginners yoga class that will walk you through some of the fundamentals of Hatha Yoga and give you some background on the philosophy of yoga.
Balanced Living is a class to learn and discuss Ayurveda, Yoga Philosophy, Meditation, Cooking, Breathwork, stress reduction, better sleep, and much more. Each week we will explore different topics and tools that we can use to create a balanced life like, how to get to sleep and stay asleep, menopause relief, how to make chai, ghee, what is meditation, the eight limbs of yoga just to name a few.
A calming yoga class structured around rejuvenating and healing the body. Asanas are practiced at a slower pace with attention to alignment, stretching, and strengthen all areas of the body, while releasing stress and tension from joints and muscles. Great for all levels looking for a soothing, relaxing class. Wonderful for those newer to yoga or working with special concerns or injuries. Accessible for all.
During the first half of this class, we will Move through and hold poses to calm the mind and body. Moving into the second half we will move through a Yoga Nidra practice. What is Yoga Nidra? Yoga Nidra is a powerful meditation and relaxation practice that is intended to induce total physical, mental, and emotional relaxation. You deserve this!
Yoga nidra, or yogic sleep, is a powerful meditation and relaxation practice that is intended to induce total physical, mental, and emotional relaxation. It is one of the easiest yoga practices to maintain. Resting comfortably in savasana, this systematic meditation takes you through the five layers of self, leaving you with a sense of wholeness. The benefits of yoga nidra are, anybody can do it. It’s an easy way to reduce stress. You cannot do it incorrectly.Accessible for All
Yoga for Joints and Glands
This is a practice that will help you maintain supple joints and a greater sense of well-being. This class is perfect for people suffering from arthritis, or chronic stiffness in the body, it will also condition your body to move to more demanding asanas. Great class for blood flow and circulation. This class was taught by Swami Rama the founder of The Himalayan Institute.