All Levels: A class that accommodates the beginner, intermediate and advanced practitioner. This class encourages students to be mindful and work at their own pace. You will be guided through yoga postures and breath work with options to increase or decrease challenge. We hope that you will walk away with a greater knowledge of the practice of yoga.
All Levels & Meditation: In these class offerings, we’ll incorporate yoga poses to prepare the body for meditation, breathing exercises to deepen your body to breath connection, and seated meditation to cultivate presence of the mind to the moment. Wherever you are in your experience of being embodied, this class will guide you towards mindfulness, compassion, and kindness for yourself and others. Meditation is the heart of yoga.
Beginner: Cultivate strength and flexibility through the practice of foundational yoga poses. Learn to breathe with awareness and move with mindfulness. You do not need to be able to touch your toes, you just need a curiosity of your body and the willingness to quiet your mind and better your spirit.
Foundational Flow: This class is a bridge to help students transition from a basic beginner's class to deeper practice. The practice is broken down slowly, allowing the student to increase their strength and flexibility gradually. Basic postures are reinforced with deep breath and alignment remain at the center.
Gentle: Gentle yoga is a class specifically for anyone wanting to practice yoga at a slower pace, or for those students who are recovering from injuries. Props, including blocks, blankets, belts, the wall and chairs are an integral part of the class. This is a practice to love and embrace our bodies right where they are. No experience necessary
Limber Babies: A yoga class for you and your baby. Connect with your new body, your mind, and your baby through postures that will strengthen, increase flexibility, and well being. In every class we will spend time on shoulders, back, core, and breath connection. This class offers you a safe space to share about your discoveries, your challenges and honors the importance of self-care. Your baby will enjoy being with others and benefit watching your take care of you and in turn taking care of them.(Newborn to 18mos.)
Mat Pilates: This all levels mat-based pilates class will increase your core strength, postural alignment, flexibility, balance and stability in a full body workout based on the exercises and breath work from the essential and intermediate Pilates repertoire. In addition to modifications that can both increase and decrease challenge, we will use bands, weights, and balls to offer variety. Through articulated muscular and imagery rich cuing, you will increase your body awareness and gain a greater understanding of deep core engagement, proper biomechanics and muscular recruitment allowing one to decrease tightness and tension and increase the strength of our “sleepier” muscles. This multi-level mat-based pilates class is sure to offer benefits to all movers whether you’re postpartum, recovering from injury, or an experienced athlete.
Mindful Movement: Mindful Movement is an all-level practice that will offer space for you to explore your unique body through curiosity, play and mindfulness. With the use of props and familiar postures, build the resilience of your body, mind, and breath in this inclusive and accessible practice.
Prenatal: Pregnancy is another journey in life and one that shows us how strong our bodies are and offers a woman the opportunity to nurture, slow down and to consciously welcome a new life. Prenatal yoga offers postures to strengthen, to alleviate discomforts in low back, pelvis, neck and shoulders, and positions that will help in labor too. Prenatal yoga is not just an adaptation of your usual yoga practice, it is a place to connect to your child, to your breath, to other women, and your power to birth with knowledge and confidence.
Slow Flow: In this dynamic practice we will use breath to move mindfully through a flowing sequence of postures (asanas), transitioning with intention, strengthening our ability to be present. Through this slow, focused movement we are able to isolate our effort, creating balance from the inside out. Be ready for a creative and safe sequence. Come with a curious mind, an "I can" attitude and you will leave feeling accomplished and centered.This is an all-levels class, and btw - slow does not mean easy!