yoga class descriptions
Finding a yoga class that is right level, style and taught by the right teacher for you is critical to a successful yoga practice. We encourage you to try several different teachers to find the right fit. Our New Student Special makes it easy, allowing you to attend three classes for only $30!
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.
Intermediate: regular practice for at least two years or approval of teacher.
Gentle Yoga class is a series of pleasant, mild movements to cultivate flexibility 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.
Hatha Yoga The traditional use of the term Hatha Yoga refers to the practice of physical postures (asana) and breath control (pranayama) by the medieval 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.
Restorative Yoga In restorative yoga, props are used for support the body so that you can hold poses for longer, allowing you to open your body through passive stretching. It's a relaxing style of practice that leaves you feeling open and refreshed.
Sunday 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. Presented in 6-10 week series, each with a different theme. Come get a taste of the transformative effects of these ancient practices for yourself. Everyone welcome, no experience required. Read more...
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.
Yoga for Everyone 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.
Yoga for 50+
As the body changes, so does our yoga. Basic, foundational yoga postures and practices to help keep us lithe and balanced in our bodies and our lives. These practices support the philosophy of “live, grow and become older with awareness and appreciation.”