Find a happier, stronger, softer, version of yourself with our Basic, Gentle Flow, Yin and Vinyasa Yoga.
The translation of Vinyasa is “to carefully place” or “breath synchronized movement” and while we will explore linking our breath to our movement which Vinyasa is usually associated with, we will first focus on breaking down the common poses usually found in this type of class. Our overall focus will be on form, alignment and moving with our breath.
This class focuses on using rhythmic movements to improve core strength and stability, progressing through a blend of classical exercises including modifications to encourage alignment while strengthening the entire body. Use of props and stretching throughout the class may be used to aid in the development of long, toned muscles while creating more space in the body.
This class explores the vinyasa method of asana (physical poses). “Vinyasa” is derived from the Sanskrit term nyasa, which means “to place,” and the prefix vi, “in a special way”. In this gentle paced and instructive class, students have the opportunity develop an understanding of how a vinyasa practice works. Poses in this class are presented in sequence, flowing from one to another cultivating presence by gathering movement and breath together.
Balance your energetic, outwardly-focused Yang world with a quiet, relaxed 60-minute Yin yoga practice. Yin yoga focuses on stretching the deep connective tissue to complement more muscularly strenuous (yang) styles of yoga or any other physical activities. Settle into deep, supported stretches to gain mobility, improve the flow of energy through the body, and explore your ability to live in the present moment. No yoga experience is necessary but you will need to get to and from the floor.
Yoga for Healthy Aging
This class is for anyone of any age who wants to nurture lifelong physical and mental well-being. Learn asana, or postures, that promote strength, flexibility, balance, and agility as well as cardiovascular and brain health. Explore pranayama, or breathing exercises, and mindfulness practices that support equanimity–our ability to weather the ups and downs that accompany every life. No yoga experience is necessary and adaptations to make the practice work for every body will be offered, but students should be in generally good health and able to get on and off the floor.
In this class expect to enjoy both the strengthening aspects of Pilates with the flexibility of Yoga poses in this blended workout to satisfy mind, body and soul. Some prior knowledge of Pilates and Yoga is helpful but not absolutely necessary as you will be guided thoroughly throughout the class.