A non-vinyasa based asana practice focused on connecting the body and mind with the purpose of increasing awareness and stability. Poses are generally held for a longer periods of time. Some pranayama, chanting and meditation may be included. Suitable for students with some yoga experience looking to have an invigorating experience.
This class is calling for anyone who would like to cultivate peace of mind and heighten their spiritual awareness through the mental exercise of meditation. The first half of class students will be led through a gentle movement and pranayama practice to prepare the body for stillness. Learn the basic principals of meditation and a variety of techniques to sustain your mental focus. Each class will include 15-20 minutes of silence to allow space to practice these principals. Healing sound bath instruments will be used such as singing bowls, tuning forks, chimes, and gongs. Appropriate for those with limited mobility.
A dynamic practice focused on moving the body along with the breath. The experience in this class is one of fluidity and motion. Poses are generally held for short periods of time and emphasis on the rhythm of the breath is encouraged with the purpose of aligning and focusing the mind. Some pranayama, chanting and meditation may be included.Suitable for students with some yoga experience looking to have an invigorating and dynamic experience.
This specialised class focuses on strengthening the core muscles and improving the internal support and stability of the body. Abdominal postures and breathing techniques are incorporated into the class to strengthen the connection between the upper and the lower body. Some chanting and meditation may be included.
A healing practice focused on realigning and stretching the connective tissues of the body. Students will experience long held deep stretches with the purpose of connecting with the rhythm of the breath and cultivating a meditative mind. Some pranayama, chanting and meditation may be included.
Suitable for anyone looking to stretch their bodies with little physical effort.
A deeply relaxing healing practice focused on stimulating the parasympathetic system with the purpose of calming the body and the mind. In this class, props such as belts, bolsters, blocks, chairs and blankets are used with the purpose of supporting the body while exerting minimal physical effort in the asanas. Some pranayama, chanting and meditation may be included.
Suitable for anyone seeking to alleviate the strains of a busy and stressful lifestyle.
Also known as yogic sleep, Yoga Nidra is a state of conscious deep sleep that brings about relaxation, clarity and tranquillity. During this class, students are guided through specific instructions to focus on different body parts and to relax them, while in a state of conscious sleep. The method is simple yet profound and it revitalises the entire system. Some preparatory asanas may be included.
Suitable for students seeking to relax and reset the body and mind.
An asana practice that blends strengthening and softening elements with the purpose of balancing the body. Students will experience both, an invigorating practice combined with long held deep stretches to cultivate a focused and meditative mind. Some pranayama, chanting and meditation may be included.
Suitable for beginners and students with some yoga experience looking to balance their strength and flexibility.
Experience an intermediate classic hatha sequence created by Swami Sivananda Saraswati. Preparatory poses and variations of each posture may change from week to week, but this class will always include 12 set asanas that follow a precise order to engage, strengthen, and balance the entire body. These asanas include: headstand, shoulder stand, plough, fish, sitting forward bend, cobra, locust, bow, half spinal twist, crow, standing forward bend, and triangle. A minimum of one year yoga experience is highly recommended. Not suitable for expecting mothers or students who cannot safely practice inversions.
An asana practice that explores the poses (asanas) through clear and intelligent alignment, building strength and ultimately creating a thorough understanding of each pose. Some pranayama, chanting and meditation may be included.
Suitable for beginner students with or without yoga experience looking to have an invigorating physical and mental practice.
This class is designed to meet the needs of pregnant women and allow them to connect with their babies and their bodies during this special period in their lives. Specific postures are performed with the purpose of connecting with the pelvic floor area, strengthening specific areas of the core and nourishing their bodies as a whole. A sense of community is encouraged by practicing along other women and sharing the experience of pregnancy. Some pranayama, chanting and meditation may be included.
Permission from a physician is recommended for this class.
A non-vinyasa based set sequence practiced in a heated room focused on increasing the flexibility of the spine. 26 postures are practiced in this sequence with no upper body weight-bearing. This class includes asana and pranayama.
The heat adds to the physical effort required to do the postures and aids to condition the body. This class is suitable for students with physical endurance. No inversions are taught in this class. Current Room temperature: 80-90 °F.