Our yoga classes are designed for all levels. Our smaller class sizes allow for more individualized attention than you might find from a larger studio. We not only focus on the physical postures, but also breathwork and meditation facilitating a complete practice.
Basic Yoga is a classical Hatha Yoga class. Accessible to everyone regardless of experience or ability. We will learn proper alignment, modifications and the importance of the breath, which all are foundations for a safe, fun practice.
Hatha yoga is a balanced combination of sustained yoga poses with attention to basic alignment and therapeutic principals. Mindfulness; observing the breath and body are an integral part of this class. Hatha Yoga provides a great stretch and strengthens the body. Emphasis is placed on CORE (Consciousness Organized in Relation to Energy) strength, flexibility and balance as well as concentration and breath control.
Introduction to Meditation
There are many benefits to meditation but getting started can be intimidating. In this class, we will explore different techniques to assist you on your meditation journey. Each class will include a prayer, yogic exercise, pranayama (control of breath), Aum chanting, and a guided meditation.
Kundalini Yoga is an uplifting blend of spiritual and physical practices. Kundalini Yoga incorporates movement, dynamic breathing techniques, meditation, and the chanting of mantras, such as Sat Nam, meaning “truth is my identity.” The goal is to build physical vitality and increase consciousness.
Power yoga is a fitness-focused yoga practice with roots in Ashtanga style of Yoga. Each class is uniquely designed by the instructor, linking students’ breath to the poses. Through consistent practice, one can expect to increase their stamina, strength, flexibility, & reduce stress.
Restorative Yoga is a form of yoga with passive restorative poses and postures to open the body, quiet the mind and move you into a deep sense of relaxation.
Subtly Strong Yoga
Slow yoga practice encourages mindful movement and greater self-awareness while building strength and resilience. Detailed attention is given to safe alignment, transitions and stability. Connecting movement with breath at a slower more intentional pace creates awareness of the subtle shifts and sensations in the body. Props are encouraged. “Nothing good ever happens in a hurry.”
Therapeutic Yoga is a particularly effective practice for those recovering from, or living with, injury or illness. Therapeutic Yoga combines restorative yoga (supported postures), gentle yoga, breathwork, hands-on healing, and guided meditation techniques in such a way that it is an excellent choice for those who need something gentle yet effective for bringing the body into balance and reducing stress. Therapeutic Yoga is a deeply meditative experience – it provides the opportunity to step away from the busyness of the outside world and access the deeper wisdom that resides within us.
Meditation on Twin Hearts
Know yourself through meditation and experience inner peace and bliss! Meditation on Twin Hearts is a guided meditation blessing the Earth with loving kindness, peace and good will. In return, we reap the amazing benefits. Benefits -Reduces Stress; Increases Love & Compassion; Improves Health; Expands mental clarity, Enhances Spirituality, Improves Relationships. Meditation on Twin Hearts is practiced worldwide by people of different nationalities and religious backgrounds. The base of the meditation is the Prayer of Saint Francis, ” Make me an Instrument of thy peace.” Meditation on Twin Hearts can be done by a group as a form of world service. The effectiveness of the blessings is magnified many times more as a group meditating*
Yoga nidra (also known as yogic sleep) is a powerful technique for controlling your body’s relaxation response. Yoga nidra can be as restorative as sleep, while you remain fully conscious. Giving your mind and body an extra window of deep relaxation offers powerful benefits! 1 hour of Yoga nidra is the equivalent of 4 hours of sleep.