Gentle & Quiet
NAP - an exploration of Yoga Nidra
You know the moment, just before you fall asleep, laying in your bed, feeling all relaxed and heavy. The “worrylessness” of that drowsy, dreamlike state. Problems, worries, sounds have all become shifted to some quieter place of awareness in your brain. This is the place of Yoga Nidra, like a deep sleep while you are still awake. During a Yoga Nidra practice you are guided into a state of deep relaxation that is somewhere between asleep and awake. Some of the many benefits of the practice include reduced stress and anxiety, improved sleep, heightened concentration and memory, boosted creativity. All experience levels welcome.
Feeling fatigued, stressed or overwhelmed? Restorative Yoga helps to reverse the effects of these conditions by facilitating a state of deep rest through supported postures. It promotes peace and tranquility, increases mental clarity and, improves many of the body's functions like digestion and sleep. All experience levels welcome.
Let go of the Wednesday blahs with a combination of mindful breathing and movement. This slower-paced class encourages the mind and body to take a step back and approach the practice from a quieter perspective. All experience levels welcome.
Infused with soothing Reiki energy, this gentle class will help you transition from weekend activities and prepare you for the coming week. Welcome Monday with a calm and relaxed attitude. All experience levels welcome.
Flow & Strength
This all-levels class is inspired by postures from the Primary Series of Ashtanga Yoga. It will help introduce students to Ashtanga - a rigorous and foundational practice. Each class will guide students through Sun Salutations A & B, with sequenced standing, seated, and closing postures. We will also work to connect the breath with each movement. Modifications and props will be available. All experience levels welcome.
Core is a class that focuses of core strength and stability as a key foundation for your yoga practice. All experience levels welcome.
Designed to get into our hips we will explore standing, balancing and sitting asanas that we hold for a little longer than usual. This class encourages practitioners to stay connected to the breath while developing body awareness. This allows us to feel into the sensations of the body to determine our edge and cultivate an ability to find strength and ease in each pose. All experience levels welcome.
Prana is a class that explores the power of our breath to illuminate internal awareness, intention and vitality. All experience levels welcome.
Rise & Flow
Calling all early birds! Start your morning with a class that will invigorate your body and mind so you can step into your day with ease. All experience levels welcome.
SATTVA classes include a flowing sequence of postures that shift on a monthly basis, reflecting a cycling focus on front body, back body, side body and central strength. The aim is to awaken 360-degrees of sensation and connection to develop full physical awareness, and ignite a conscious relationship to the energetics of the body. Classes conclude with pranayama and meditation. Suitable for intermediate and advanced students.
Perfect for the mid-week, this class is a combination of deep breath and invigorating yoga sequencing balanced with rejuvenating healing practices to carry you through to the weekend.
Stretch & Move
In this class you will be guided through basic Hatha yoga poses and breath work that will enable you to develop an awareness of how your body moves and functions. Beyond the physical benefits, it will also create a sense of ease and wellness in your life. All experience levels welcome.
Hatha is the yoga of balance. This class give us the opportunity to develop body-breath-mind awareness as we explore the body's full range of motion by moving through a variety of postures, breathing and relaxation techniques. All experience levels welcome.
Mobility & Stability
Stability. Flexibility. Mobility. All are important to keep our bodies happy and healthy. Yoga-inspired stretching will lengthen our muscles and improve the range of motion in our joints. Short meditations at the beginning and end of class will give us the added benefit of a soothed nervous system and calm mind. All experience levels welcome.
Neck, Shoulder & Back Release (trauma informed)
Do you experience neck and shoulder pain or tension? Using a gentle balance of strength, flexibility, and breath you will learn helpful stretches and exercises you can perform throughout your day to help release the upper body and improve posture. All experience levels welcome.
Roll & Restore
Rolling or Myofascial Release is a powerful self-healing tool that can assist with relieving muscle tightness while helping to release toxins and promote healthy circulation. Self-myofascial release is known to relieve pain, enhance alignment, improve range of motion and flexibility, and reduce nerve irritation symptoms. After using massage balls to roll out and explore various areas of tension in the body, we will promote muscle release and healing through restorative yoga postures. All experience levels welcome.
Start your weekend with the stress-busting combo of Hatha and Restorative Yoga. Hatha yoga will wake up the muscles and give the body an all-over stretch. A touch of Restorative will ensure that we maintain a calm mind and light heart as we make our way through the day. All experience levels welcome.
Known as the quiet practice, Yin yoga presents an opportunity to slow down our movements, breath and thoughts. Focusing on the joints and connecting tissues, we move through a series of longer-held, passive poses to bring nourishment to the deeper tissues of the body. All experience levels welcome.
Yin After Dark
An extended nourishing Yin class with a focus on meridian and chakra energy. Candles and subtle essential oil diffusion support this quiet practice. All experience levels welcome.