Description of Yoga Classes

Hatha Yoga – A classic yoga class. We will explore alignment and breath throughout the practice, finding ease, comfort and stability in the poses at your own pace. This gentle class is appropriate for beginners, as well as advanced practitioners.

Prenatal Yoga –  A wonderful way to connect to the beauty of your changing body, your baby and to meet a community of other pregnant women. This class is taught with an emphasis on increasing body and breath awareness, learning pain management, prenatal bonding and relaxation to promote the well-being of you and your baby. Gentle, safe movements and stretches are designed to strengthen, open the body and ease the common discomforts of pregnancy.  Breathing exercises, pelvic floor awareness, visualizations and relaxation techniques help to prepare your body and mind for childbirth with confidence and calmness. No previous yoga experience is necessary.

Mom and Baby Yoga – Come to yoga and spend time with your baby in a fun, relaxed and supportive environment! This is a gentle class that’s builds at your own pace. Release tension, restore strength and support your body’s natural recovery process from pregnancy and childbirth. Embrace your beautiful new mama bodies! Be in the company of other women. Recommended for babies who are 4 weeks til walking. No yoga experience in necessary. Please wait 6 weeks after birthing vaginally or Cesarean to begin your practice. It is always best to consult your medical care professional to see if yoga is right for you at this time.
Therapeutic Yoga – This is a particularly effective practice for those recovering from, or living with, injury or illness. Therapeutic Yoga blends restorative yoga (supported postures), gentle yoga, breathwork, hands-on healing, and guided meditation techniques combined in such a way that it is an excellent choice for those who need something gentle yet effective for bringing the body into balance and reducing stress.
Vinyasa FlowVinyasa cultivates awareness through connecting flowing movement in the body with conscious breathing. There is an active portion of this class designed to build heat and stimulate blood flow to the muscles, tissues and organs followed by cooling poses to activate the parasympathetic nervous system. This combination leaves you feeling strengthening, energized, refreshed and peaceful. Students gain strength and flexibility at their own pace, with safety and alignment a key focus.          

Yin Yang Yoga                                                                                                                This class draws upon the doctrine of the five elements and the principle of yin and yang, and energy meridian lines used in Chinese medicine and acupuncture. Designed to offer the balancing effects of yin (passive) and yang (active) styles of yoga.  This class draws upon the more internal, quiet and longer held postures, balanced with the more active, moving and dynamic or heat producing yoga postures to create a holistic body experience.

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