Classes

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

Yoga for Beginners:
Fundamentals with Mary-
Mary teaches alignment-based Yoga. Props are used to assist students in aligning their bodies properly in postures. This class is great for both beginners on Mondays at 5:30pm and for advanced practioners on Monday at 7pm.
Beginner Vinyasa Flow – For students who are new to yoga or have had minimal practice. These classes follow a basic flow of postures.

Mindful Flow – There will be an emphasis on using the awareness of breath and sensation as a guide to cultivate openness, stability, and strength inside the mind and body. Open to all levels.

All Levels 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.

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.
Gentle postures encourage centering, grounding, balance, and breath.
Vocal toning joins mind with the pulse of the moment to reduce pain and encourage calm.
Meditation cultivates confidence, presence, and relaxation.

Warm Vinyasa Flow - Warm classes are heated up to 80 degrees and hotter. Please bring water and a towel. These classes explore inversions, arm balances, and other advanced postures; however, modifications are always offered.  Level 2+

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.

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 especially toning your core, this class is for you!

Hot Freedom Flow – Inspired by Jonny Kest, this hot vinyasa class unites the breath with movement through innovative sequences and energetic music ranging from the “Golden Oldies” to “Hip Hop”!  The teacher will guide you through a unique series of postures, then turn up the music, and encourage you to flow on your own, following your own breath – hence, freedom flow!  The music is energizing, electric, and exhilarating, and ironically, by turning up the music, it is easier to find that moving meditation (quieting of the mind).  What makes each and every one of us “perfect” is the fact that we are all so different and unique – this class allows you to explore your own journey.  The room is heated between 90-95 degrees to encourage detoxing and assist with flexibility while also providing an additional challenge to the mind-body.  Some yoga experience is suggested but everyone is welcome!

Yin Yoga – Most forms of yoga today are dynamic, active practices designed to work only half of our body, the muscular half, the “yang” tissues. Yin Yoga allows us to work the other half, the deeper “yin” tissues of our ligaments, joints, deep fascial networks, and even our bones. All of our tissues are important and need to be exercised so that we can achieve optimal health and vitality. Yin Yoga is primarily a series of seated postures that are held between 3-5 minutes. It is a deeply relaxing class that requires stillness and ease of mind.

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