Class Description

Beginner Yoga:

For those brand new to yoga or those who want a slower moving class with emphasis on alignment and form. Each class will take you through the fundamental principles of yoga in an accessible way to build balance, strength, and a strong foundation. We will go over some essential poses, proper alignment and safety, and how to practice and gain a deeper awareness of your body to move around more freely in the studio and in life.

 

Beginner Yoga Flow:

A vinyasa flow class held at a slower pace. Suitable for those newer to yoga or wanting to stay a bit longer in poses. Incorporates foundational yoga postures and teaches you how to breath and move through each one, and feel more comfortable in your yoga practice.

Gentle Yoga:

A class that moves at a more leisurely pace with a strong focus on breathing to encourage more mindful measured movements. While movements are gentle and low-impact, they may include standing and seated postures as well as reclined to help you release tension and fully tune into your body.

Sunrise Flow:

A beginner friendly early morning dynamic flow class to ease you into your day. Start with gentle movements to warm up and awaken your body, and bring in mental clarity as you connect breath and movement. The intensity of the flow will increase gradually helping to increase overall energy, flexibility, and strength. Wake up with the sun and greet the opportunities a new day brings in this well-rounded class.

Lightspace Flow:

A well balanced flow class suited for beginners to more seasoned practitioners with modifications offered and welcomed. Moderately paced and flowing smoothly from one pose to the next to allow for the coordination of movement with breath, and let you get out of your head and focus on your body. Expect to be challenged both mentally and physically.

Yoga for Core Strength:

A more vigorous class with a combination of movements and exercises to awaken the core muscles, which are incorporated into a vinyasa flow.  You will get your heart rate up.  A fun, lighthearted, more challenging class that aims to let you explore your endurance, strength, and ability to be in the moment.

Align and Strengthen:

Suited for pure beginners or those who want a refresher on body alignment in yoga. Movement is slower with an emphasis on learning where to place your feet and hands and which muscles to engage and strengthen. The goal is for you to come into each pose in a way that is both safe for your unique body and best suited for you to build and maintain strength and flexibility.

Align and Flow:

A vinyasa flow class held at a moderate pace. Suitable for those with some experience in yoga who like to flow but prefer a little more detailed instruction. You will move evenly from one pose to another while receiving a limited amount of verbal cues to help you move more comfortably and with strength and grace.  

 

Yoga with Props:

Using a chair, blocks, and yoga straps as an extension of the body, she explore a variety of seats and standing postures to build strength and improve flexibility. An invigorating and energizing practice suited for all levels.

Chair Yoga:

A versatile yoga class using the chair as a support in modifying poses for those with limited mobility to build strength and flexibility. Even more experienced yoga practitioners can benefit as it can provide assists in coming into proper body alignment and bring them deeper into familiar poses.

Breath Balance Core:

Appropriate for pure beginners and beyond. Using the breath as an anchor and yoga poses as tools, we will work on strengthening core muscles with the aim to improve balance and help you move around with more ease. Through the reinforcement of repetition you will slowly build confidence from pose to pose and class to class.

Sunday Stretch (Restorative)

A gentle restorative practice to help alleviate stress and settle the nervous system.  Yoga props such as blocks, bolsters, blankets, and chairs will be used to help you get into each pose comfortably and better gain the benefits that each one offers. Poses are generally held for 10 to 15 minutes to allow the body to open and the mind to settle into stillness. Appropriate for all levels.

Prenatal Yoga

A beautiful way to connect mindfully with yourself, your body, and baby at any stage of your pregnancy. Centered around gentle flow, stretching, and restoration, this practice builds strength, confidence, and peace as your prepare for labor and the birth of your baby.

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