Traditional asana (postures) are held in accurate alignment. Emphasis is placed on core strength, flexibility, balance, concentration, and breath control. Based on physical postures, deep breathing, mindfulness, and listening to the body.
A dynamic system of practicing asana, linking breath to movement. Builds heat, endurance, flexibility, strength and concentration. Sequencing is often built around sun salutations.
Yin yoga is a deeply meditative practice where postures are held for an extended period of time. Yin Yoga is a quiet and gentle practice, suitable for all levels of practitioner. Postures are all practiced on the floor while relaxing the muscles and remaining in each pose for 3 to 5 minutes. The practice of surrendering into the poses supports the release of tension from the core of the body, while also calming the nervous system. Yin Yoga also targets the body’s connective tissue, addressing the mobility and health of our joints in the hips, pelvis and spine. Yin is also a time to cultivate mindful awareness and to integrate teachings related to the inner aspects of the yogic path.
Restoratives are meditative poses in which the body is supported with props and held for extended periods of time. Both soothing and regenerating, restorative poses help bring balance to our demanding daily lives.
A challenging form of Hatha Yoga taught in a vinyasa style, which incorporates chanting of Sanskrit mantra and weaves spiritual teachings from source texts into the physical instruction of the asana.
A class designed for beginners or those desiring to work at a slow pace. This is the place to build a strong foundation and understanding of the practice of Hatha Yoga, gain a greater sense of inner awareness and self-confidence, and develop more flexibility, strength, balance and clarity.
Combine basic Chinese principles with a flowing sequence of postures. Based on relaxation and awareness, this mind-body martial arts practice reduces stress while increasing overall body awareness through movement, coordination and proper alignment. It helps to improve the flow of “qi” or life force in the human body and restore internal harmony. You will find it a perfect complement to your yoga practice. Flow into well-being and rejuvenation.