Class Descriptions

Hatha yoga

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

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.

Happy Hips

This is the class for all things hips and low back. We will stretch and strengthen our hips and core. class is accessible for everyone, and is a fan favorite!

Yin Yang Yoga

Take our great hatha classes and add some long holds on some of the poses. Mindful dynamic movement then settling into a posture for 3 to 5 minutes. long holds are floor postures and will be fully supported. Class is accessible for everyone! 

Gentle Yoga

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.

Yoga for Neck and Shoulders

This class will help release stress and tension in the shoulders and neck. The focus will be on the upper torso working from the neck to the thoracic region. Great for chronic headache sufferers. Class is accessible for everyone. 

Yoga Nidra

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.