yoga class descriptions
Finding the right teacher, level and style of yoga is critical to a successful yoga practice. We encourage you to try several different teachers to find the right fit for you. Our New Student Special makes it easy, allowing you to attend three classes for only $25!
Intro: No yoga experience.
Level 1: less than one year of yoga experience.
Level 2: one to two years experience.
Level 3: more than two years of yoga experience.
Beginning Yoga establishes the building blocks of yoga practice. Basic principles of alignment and a standard repertoire of poses are introduced with an emphasis on the foundational work of standing poses and the development of the legs. Simple body and breath awareness is cultivated.
Gentle Yoga class is a series of pleasant, mild movements to culitvate flexibilty and strength. Postures are primarily performed reclined or seated, and frequently incorporate the use of props. A wonderful option for beginning students, those recovering from illness or surgery, and people with physical limitations or disabilities.
The traditional use of the term Hatha Yoga refers to the practice of physical postures (asana) and breath control (pranayama) by the medeival yogis of India. The term has popularly come to be used to refer to a physical yoga practice that doesn't belong to any one stylistic school.
Iyengar Yoga was developed by BKS Iyengar. It cultivates proper bodily structure and meditative awareness through the execution of precise alignment in static poses. The use of yoga props (such as blocks and bolsters) to help students of all levels experience proper alignment is a hallmark of Iyengar Yoga.
Pre-natal Yoga Enjoy yoga catered to your prenatal needs: Connection with others in a
sharing circle, asana focus on hip-openers, back release, leg stretches, strength building postures, pelvic floor excercises, restoratives,breath awareness and guided meditation.
Sound Sadhana: Yoga Chant. the Sound Sadhana (sadhana, sanskrit for spiritual practice) explores the many ways sound and chant are used within the yoga tradition, from ecstatic kirtan to vedic chanting, mantric meditation, tantric bija mantras, naada yoga, Indian classical music, sanskrit pronunciation and meaning, and more. Each class is different. Come get a taste of the transformative effects of these ancient practices for yourself. Everyone welcome, no experience required.
Shadow Yoga is a dynamic and evolving style of Hatha Yoga that draws from the preparatory principles common to Hatha Yoga and the self-cultivating arts (martial and dance). This powerful practice integrates dynamic stance work and warrior forms in round and spiral movements to bring flexibility and strength, while clearing blockages (or shadows) from the free flow of life energy.
Vinyasa (Flow Yoga) refers to a flowing, dynamic sequence of yoga poses linked through conscious awareness of the breath. Vinyasa practice cultivates physical vitality and bodily awareness through a rhythmic, dynamic practice. There are several styles of vinyasa yoga, including Pattachi Jois' Ashtanga Yoga and T.K.V. Deskichar's Viniyoga.