A * Soothing and Calming
** Foundation Building
*** Active – All Levels
**** It’s a workout!
All * and * * classes are appropriate for new practitioners.
Heart-centered class emphasizing aerobic capacity and a heart-ceneterd focus of courage and compassion. Synchronizes breath with progressive series of movements and postures resulting in improved circulation, a strong body, and a calm mind.
Chi Gung** to ***
In Chinese Qi means energy and Gong means to work. Qi Gong is the art of drawing in and circulating energy throughout your body to reclaim physical and mental harmony, balance, and health. This class connects you with heaven and earth, and deeply nourishes your body and heart by incorporating gentle natural movement, mudras, breathing, and sound. Suitable for all levels, no prior experience required.
Deep Practice – All Levels ** to ***
Full spectrum all-levels class that includes pranayama, asana, alignment, philosophy and meditation. Appropriate for teachers as well as non-teachers, includes yoga philosophy.
Healing Emphasis Yoga (HEY) (all levels). Each class will have a special Healing Focus. More info.
HEY – Core Strength and Stretch ** to ***
Strong practice using basic yoga poses enhanced to focus on core muscle strengthening and deep-muscle stretching. Relieves deeply held stress in back and psoas muscles. Modifications make the class appropriate for all (available to beginners who have the intention of strengthening the core). Incorporates yoga/healing philosophy. 75 min. Suitable for strong beginners: Gentle to Moderate intensity.
HEY – Psoas Release Yoga Therapy ** to ***
A set sequence of poses designed to compassionately challenge the muscles and joints to release held physical tension while accessing the more subtle roots of past holding. Class will conclude with Psoas Release stretch and healing tremors. The source of many knots and dis-ease can be traceable or accompanied by fear rooted in the past. The physical and energetic release of fear, guilt and judgment can be stored in the psoas and when released, can bring healing throughout the whole body from head to toe, Neck to the sacroilliac joint and psoas. A good workout accessible to all levels.
HEY Healing from the Inside Out * to **
Cultivate a clear mind, a calm heart, and a free body by blending therapeutic Yoga techniques with Chinese medical principles. When our prana (life force) is overactice or underperforming in one or several areas of our body, we may develop tension, discomfort, or pain. Learn to use breath and meditative movement to balance the organ meridians (prana currents) and gently release tension throughout the body.
HEY: Cleanse & Renew ** to ****
Series of postures done in a warm (not hot) room specifically designed to heal joints and detoxify digestive system while promoting lymphatic drainage and a healthy immune system. Sequence includes practices to release old energy states and revitalize body mind and soul with conscious inspired intention. All levels, good workout. 60 minutes with optional longer Savasana.
Inner Vision HOT ***
Accessible postures practiced in a 90+ degree room for detoxification, cardio endurance and increased flexibility. A strong workout due to the heat. Music and variety of poses/sequencing in classes determined by teacher. All levels welcome.
Inner Vision HOT Vinyasa *** to **** Vinyasa Yoga Practiced in a heated room. Good workout, accessible, yet challenging. 75 min
KIDS Yoga! (All levels welcome)
Emphasis is on fun and experiencing wisdom through movement, breath and imagination! Ages 5-12.
Kundalini * to *** Kundalini Yoga, the yoga of awareness teaches one to hear their Sat Nam, the truth of their identify and that is the Soul. This is achieved by draining the swamp of the unconsious and this is done through moving the body and breath as one in asana, meditation and chanting the Naam. Naam is the vibration of the Divine and chanting It changes the mind, nervous system and expands the energetic field known as the aura.
Level 1 **
Fundamental Postures to reinforce foundation and focus. Everyone welcome, appropriate for all levels.
Level 1/Flow **
Fundamental Postures to reinforce foundation and focus, combined with a gentle vinyasa flow teaching the basics of movement with breath. Everyone welcome, appropriate for all levels.
Level 1-2 ***
Fundamental postures in an uptempo class with an emphasis on strength, alignment and stamina. All levels; strong beginner.
L 1-2 Energize ***
Same as our Level 1-2 class with a bit brisker pace and full-length savasana.
A sensory-based movement practice that draws from martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. It empowers people of all shapes and sizes by connecting the body, mind, emotions and spirit. Classes are taken barefoot to soul-stirring music.
Basic and intermediate postures building into a strong sequence linked with the breath; aerobic and challenging. Emphasis on inversions and balancing asanas . For fit or more experienced students.
Power Hour *** to ****
Uptempo, energizing and fun class with supporting music and ending relaxation. All Levels. 65 minutes.
Pre-natal Yoga and Baby-n-Me (Any level welcome)
Gentle strengthening exercises to tone and relax mom’s body in preparation for childbirth. Provides a unique bonding time with your baby to connect through asanas, relaxation techniques and breath control. Prenatal yoga classes include yin, yin-relax, relax, and gentle and are available throughout the week. Be sure to mention that you are pregnant and mention how far along you are in your pregnancy to your instructor. For a listing of appropriate pre-natal yoga class days and times, click here.
Private and semi-private yoga lessons
Work with an experienced and knowledgeable Teacher to help you establish a home practice, work with physical challenges or injuries, deepen the therapeutic effects of your practice,and grow in physical or spiritual elements of your practice.
Active class – a graceful fusion of body and breath to cultivate strength, improve cardiorespiratory health and improve range of motion.
Yin /Restorative *
Deeply nurturing series of yin (low, slow stretches) and restorative poses and meditation. Helps to open and soothe the body. All are welcome. Peaceful and calming.
Yin * to **
Deeply held postures (3-5 minute stretches) with a meditative focus to release back, hips, shoulders and legs. The profound depth of poses develops stillness and reduces stiffness. Can be very rewarding for those with stiffness or chronic pain, develops focus and stillness.
Yin/Yang Flow ***
An active class complimented by graceful, deep stretching to promote the discovery of stillness in action.
Specialty classes offered occasionally:
Ashtanga Improv/Lvl 3 ***** (offered on special occasions)
Advanced flow for teachers & experienced students – 1 hr, 55 min. One year minimum yoga practice suggested.