Classes

 

CLASSES WE OFFER

Yoga Bliss was founded as a Vinyasa Flow studio but we offer a wide range of classes and different types of yoga. We also offer Tai Chi & Pilates. Check out what we offer and find your bliss in your own unique way.

 

*Note: Temperature for non-heated classes are set for 76 degrees. Temperature for heated classes are set for 85 degrees or higher.


Yoga Fundamentals “The Beginner Class”
–  Alignment-based Yoga. Props are used to assist students in aligning their bodies properly in postures. This class is great for both beginners and intermediate students alike. It’s always good to get back to the basics.

Beginner Vinyasa Flow – For students who are new to yoga or have had minimal practice. These classes follow a basic flow of postures.

Hatha Yoga- A general category that includes most yoga styles. It is an old system that includes the practice of asanas (yoga postures) and pranayama (breathing exercises), which help bring peace to the mind and body, preparing the body for deeper spiritual practices such as meditation. Hatha is also broken down as ‘ha’ meaning ‘sun’ and ‘tha’ meaning ‘moon’. This refers to the balance of the masculine – sun, hot, active – and the feminine – moon, cool, receptive – within all of us. Hatha yoga is a path toward creating balance and uniting opposites. In our physical bodies we develop a balance of strength and flexibility – something that is much needed with our current day lifestyles. We also learn to balance our effort and surrender in each pose.

Warm Vinyasa Flow – Warm classes are heated up to 80 degrees and hotter. As a tip please drink as much water as you can before or after class and please refrain from eating two hours prior. These classes explore inversions, arm balances, and other advanced postures; however, modifications are always offered.  Level 2+

Open Level Vinyasa – For students who are new to yoga or have had minimal practice AND for students who have experience and are interested in advancing their practice. These classes follow a basic flow of postures while incorporating more challenging postures, including inversions and arm balances; however,  modifications are always offered.

Chair Yoga- Chair yoga is a general term for practices that modify yoga poses so that they can be done while seated in a chair. These modifications make yoga accessible to people who cannot stand or lack the mobility to move easily from standing to seated to supine positions.

Restorative Yoga – Restorative yoga helps us learn to relax and rest deeply and completely. Props such as bolsters, blankets, blocks, straps, and pillows are utilized to support the body in the postures to help reach a deeper sense of relaxation. Restorative classes are great for beginner and advanced practitioners.

Kundalini Yoga – Kundalini yoga is the Yoga of awareness. Each class is a unique experience, blending asana (postures), pranayama (breath), mantra (sacred sound) and meditation in unique proportions. Classes are accompanied by the deeply healing sound vibration of live gong. Each class is an opportunity to transform one’s awareness, go deeply within and live your truth. Come join us and celebrate our authentic wisdom and one-ness

Prenatal – Yoga during pregnancy supports a natural process of change in the body and can help women maintain strength, develop body awareness, and open to the healing potential of gestation and birth.

Pilates – Pilates is a system of exercising that strengthens the whole body using a wide variety of exercises. It focuses on centering, concentration, control, precision, breath, and flow. If you are interested in toning your core, this class is for you

Yoga Nidra- Yoga Nidra is a state of consciousness between waking and sleeping, like the “going-to-sleep” stage. It is a state in which the body is completely relaxed, and the practitioner becomes systematically and increasingly aware of the inner world by following a set of verbal instructions. Yoga Nidra is great for those who struggle with PTSD and high anxiety.

Tai Chi is a Chinese exercise that uses slow, smooth body movements to achieve relaxation and stability of both the body and mind. Different styles practiced at Yoga Bliss include: Tai Chi for arthritis, Tai Chi for Energy, Sun 73, Yang Style and Yang 24.

26 Postures-Exercises systematically moving fresh, oxygenated blood to one hundred percent of your body, to each organ and fiber, restoring all systems to healthy working order, just as nature intended. Proper weight, muscle tone, vibrant good health, and a sense of well being will automatically follow. Designed to scientifically warm and stretch muscles, ligaments and tendons, in the order in which they should be stretched.

TUSCALOOSA DANCE TRIBE No  shoes, No talking, No dance training, No choreography, No judgment! This is our once a month donation based, come as you are, DANCE LIKE NO ONE IS WATCHING, event with the sole purpose of providing a space to move our bodies in a positive, alcohol-free community of fellow humans.

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