Yoga Class Descriptions

Etiquette

  • Bring a yoga mat. Mats are also available to borrow, but please wipe down the mat with provided cleaner after use.

  • Masks are optional for vaccinated students, required for unvaccinated students.

  • Arrive 5-10 minutes before class, if possible. The studio doors will open 15 minutes prior to the class start time.

  • Wear comfortable clothing, tie your hair back if long, and be prepared to work barefoot.

  • Children aged 10 and over are welcome to participate in Mindful/Gentle Yoga and Restorative classes if they are able to practice in a manner that is respectful of others.

 

Gentle Yoga

An easy-paced class with an emphasis on gentle movement, sweet stretches, breathing and relaxation. Each class begins with a meditation. Poses are done carefully and slowly, and attention is held inside the body. This class is best for students who seek a quiet, relaxing yoga practice with an emphasis on mindfulness. Also excellent for beginners, those who have physical limitations, or are recovering from illness or injury. Beginner friendly.

R&B Slow Flow Yoga 

In this practice you will be guided through each asana slowly and mindfully while listening to the sounds of R&B music. Even the transitions between the poses become like a graceful dance. This slow, deliberate practice will build a stronger body while filling you with a sense of freedom as you flow your way into a blissful state. This is an inclusive class, all skill levels are welcome. Beginner friendly.

Restorative Yoga and Sound

A gentle practice incorporating the use of props (bolsters, blankets, and

blocks) which allow the body to feel supported and relaxed. Restorative

yoga helps reduce stress by calming the nervous system and relieves

tension in the body. All postures are done on the floor and are held for

longer durations with an emphasis on support and comfort. Relaxing

breath techniques are added for total relaxation. Alchemy crystal

bowls, chimes and Tibetan bowls may be played as you relax,

rejuvenate and unwind.  Beginner friendly.

Yoga Flow

Breathe, focus, move, stretch, and balance. This practice consists of postures designed to synchronize breath with movement. The class moves at a smoothly flowing, moderately rigorous pace with attention

to proper alignment, introducing students to postures essential for strength, flexibility and balance. Modifications are provided to accommodate beginner students. This class assists in bringing the

mind into a state of balance and stillness. There may also be opportunities to safely explore more challenging poses such as arm balances and inversions.

Replenish and Flow Yoga

This mixed levels vinyasa practice is designed to cultivate

strength and stamina while using the power tools of breath,

movement and discipline. We will move mindfully with our breath

allowing the body, mind, spirit to shift and replenish. This practice

will help you to stay curious, to feel how your energy is shifting and to

invite a full replenish to the body!

Restorative Yoga and Reiki Healing 

This class is offered occasionally as a workshop.  A gentle practice that will gracefully guide you into gentle, restorative postures that will be held for minutes at a time using the support of blankets, bolsters and blocks as well as hands on reiki healing (optional), crystals and oils. This introspective practice will allow the body to move towards deep healing and greater alignment in order to alleviate the effects of chronic stress, muscle tension & pain, and induce natural states of altered consciousness by inducing the relaxation response. Beginner friendly.

Beginner Yoga

Perfect for beginning yoga students as well as students of all-levels looking to refresh the central importance of the physical practice. This class will teach individuals the basic fundamentals of Vinyasa yoga, which places the body with intention and purpose. Students will learn yogic breathing, how to connect breath to movement through aligning the body, building strength, and how to find clarity in the mind, leading to relaxation and stress relief.  If you are looking for a basic understanding of poses, want a slower paced class, or if you need to take a break from more vigorous styles of yoga - this could be your class!  Students need to be able to get up and down from the floor. Beginner friendly and all-levels welcome. 

Yin Yoga

An all-levels practice consisting of postures supported by the use of props meant for your body and mind to relax deeper using breath, stillness and gravity. Yin yoga is a practice of rest and restore that can complement your regular yoga practice or other fitness modalities. Practicing few poses with sustained hold times, Yin yoga allows for the slow and deep release of myofascial tissue, ligaments, tendons and gentle compression of bones and joints. It’s a wonderful practice for all levels. Beginners and experienced yogis will benefit from the mindfully designed movements, students with limited mobility and pregnant students are welcome. Accessible for all body types. Whether you are new to yoga, in search of something more grounding, enjoy running or biking, or you sit or stand a lot for work, you will find balance and relief from tightness and tension. Beginner friendly.

Sunrise Yoga

In the yogic discipline, the morning is considered as a “divine time”

and when an individual's spiritual energy is at its peak. Sunrise yoga

brings your body more energy and nourishes you with a positive

attitude to fully prepare for the challenges of the day ahead. This

flow class is great for All Levels.

Guided Meditation

This class is a mental training practice that teaches you to slow down

racing thoughts, let go of negativity and calm both your mind and body.

Each week will focus on a different form of meditation providing you with various tools for dealing with stress, anxiety and negative states of mind. Beginner friendly

Core and Restore Yoga

Mixed levels, vinyasa flow practice with the intention to tone and strengthen the whole core, followed by restorative postures. The first half of class builds heat through strong postures, dynamic flows and deep core work. The second half will cool the fire with calming pranayama (breathing), long held stretches and restorative postures. This practice will leave you simultaneously peaceful and renewed. All Levels. 

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