Stretch, strengthen and relax the body in this nurturing practice. Gentle and deliberate movement, pranayama (yogic breathing), guided relaxation, and supported pose(s) combine to increase flexibility, balance, centeredness and well-being. For any level student who wants a healing class. Ideal on high-stress or lower-energy days.
Reinvigorate the body by doing poses that tone & lengthen the muscles, increase circulation to the organs, and center the mind as well. Each session improves your posture and creates more confidence, which breeds self-powerment. After a dynamic warm-up sequence and targeted poses, you’ll finish with 15 to 20 minutes of longer, restorative stretches. Each class is designed to rebalance the body & mind. Sessions closes with pranayama breathing techniques and a tranquil self-appreciation mantra.
This gentle yoga practice makes yoga accessible to everyone with support of a chair. You’ll practice postures that focus on lengthening/toning the muscles while improving your posture and circulation. This style is prefect for those whom have difficulty standing, limited mobility or severe aches and pains. If you suffer from symptoms such as hypertension (high blood pressure), anxiety, chronic fatigue syndrome, arthritis, vertigo (medical), multiple sclerosis, carpal tunnel syndrome, clinical depression, or chronic pain, this class is for you! No yoga mat required.
The basics to energizing and revitalizing your body. Build a strong foundation for a life long, successful practice in this introductory session that will lead you to a path of nurturing your mind, body and spirit and sculpting long lean muscles along the way. This class breaks downs the precise actions in the postures to help teach correct alignment, concentration and building body awareness. A series of poses is then used to familiarize students with basic yoga sequences and maximize the output of each pose.
In Sanskrit, the word "Vinyasa" means "breath and movement working together. Vinyasa is sometimes known as "flow yoga" because its practice consists of a series of poses that move quickly and smoothly from one to the next. Usually in a vinyasa style class, the pace is quick as you flow from pose to pose and link the breath with the movement. However, in this class the poses are explained in detail and at a slower pace to promote posture refinement and a better connection with one's movement. Learn to build a strong foundation for your yoga practice in this basics class.