Intro to Yoga
This 6-week course is for you if you are new to yoga or haven’t practiced in a year. You will be introduced to twelve basic yoga poses and modifications, body awareness, proper breathing, healthy diet, deep relaxation, positive thinking and meditation. (Pre-registration required.)
Traditional hatha yoga done at a slow pace for all levels. This class is less vigorous and is good for those wanting to improve bone strength, balance, flexibility, improved memory and concentration. Choose this class if you are experiencing illness, injury or chronic pain.
Multi-level class is open to all students with a basic knowledge of movement and breath. You will focus on 12 basic postures, taught with modifications when needed, breathing, relaxation, meditation. Short discussions on the 5 points of yoga philosophy.
Full Spectrum Practice Yoga
A class which incorporates the classical yoga practices:
Chanting, Breathing Exercises, Yoga Postures, and concentration/meditation techniques. You will leave feeling relaxed, centered, flexible, and strong in mind, body, spirit. Open to all levels.
In this class you will tap into your innate wisdom and intuition about the birth process. As you journey through pregnancy this practice will allow you to link mind, body, breath and your growing baby. The yoga postures with breath will help strengthen the uterus, pelvic muscles, improve circulation, aid in digestion and overcome many discomforts of pregnancy. Practice in a safe, and open community where you feel free to discuss any issues, from discomforts to concerns, to the wonderful new changes your body and baby are experiencing.
Morning Flow Yoga
This class incorporate a flowing sequence of postures, all the while keeping attention within the body and the breath. If you like to move and get in the flow with your yoga practice, this class is for you. Plenty of movement and maybe even a little sweat!
The essential class for stress reduction. Props provide a completely supported environment for total relaxation. We move the spine, stimulate and soothe the organs and reverse the effects of gravity. A weekly date with rejuvenation.
Recommended for children ages 8 – 12. Yoga helps kids foster creativity, cooperation, and confidence in a safe environment where all children are perfect just the way they are. This class will help your child develop flexibility, focus and coordination for a happy, healthy, and balanced life.
A steady paced beginning-intermediate class emphasizing the alignment points of basic yoga poses. Step by step, this class will help you develop your body awareness and your feeling of confidence in each posture. An element of flow keeps the pace moving right along, but at times, we slow things down to explore alignment points of particular poses.
Don't underestimate the power and benefits of doing yoga in a chair! This gentle form of yoga is practiced sitting in a chair, or standing using a chair for support where you will learn postures, breathing techniques, meditation and ways of relaxation with the aid of a chair. This class is for people who have health issues, difficulty getting up and down off the floor, and other physical limitations. Must be able to stand and walk (with assistance if necessary) several feet.
In this ancient practice of self-inquiry we learn to release identification with all the aspects of ourselves that obscure the realization of our True Nature. Free from past programming and conditioning we can experience a sense of mastery and ease of being even when encountering difficult situations.
Classic meditation class where you will learn various methods, and learn how to set up your own meditation space at home. Minimum of 6 students. Please pre-register.
To be mindful is to be truly alive and at one with yourself, those around you, and the world. In this class you will discover a variety of ways that mindfulness can be applied in our daily lives in order to reduce stress, enhance well-being, and cultivate peace in oneself and peace in the world. We will examine the most recent discoveries in neuroscience and the most essential Buddhist teachings that have helped bring mindfulness to the forefront of modern culture.
Unless our mind is filled with positive thoughts, deep meditation is difficult to attain. When we harbor negative thoughts, our mind becomes agitated and restless, our actions disturbed and unbalanced. Opposite thoughts of cheerfulness, joy and courage heal and soothe. To achieve a life of peace and harmony for ourselves and the world, we must learn the precious art of positive thinking.