Ashtanga Yoga

Class Descriptions

Hatha Flow

Hatha Yoga is a quieter style of yoga. Focus is on alignment and breath, and go deeper into each individual posture, while encouraging lengthening and stretching of the muscles. Restore balance and expand awareness of the body, breath and mind, in this challenging and detailed-oriented physical practice.

 

Vinyasa Flow

Vinyasa Flow (Power Yoga) classes are lively, energetic, flowing classes synchronizing breath with movement. Through practice, students are able to build strength, flexibility, and concentration. Cleanse the body and calm the mind. You can expect a great cardiovascular and strength building workout combined with breath work (pranayama).

 

Mindful Hatha Slow Flow

The body benefits from movement and the mind benefits from stillness. The Mindful Hatha Slow Flow practice links the mind and body through intentional awareness and focused breath movements. 

 

This class begins with a ‘tuning in’ process designed to focus energy, still the mind and create awareness or intention to the moment. This practice of mindful hatha yoga combines a combination of stretch and strengthening movements in a slow moving flow with specific attention to breath and body alignment.

 

Students will take away a sense of well being, both mentally and physically, in this practice and will learn techniques and skills that can be used in everyday life situations.

Slow Flow

Moving slowing and mindfully through the practice while focusing on breath and alignment. Still increasing strength and flexibility through a yoga flow that is paced for all levels.  

Full Body Stretch

This is class is for all levels and compliments your yoga practice or any other exercise activity you are involved in.  You will experience the release of tight muscles, tension and stress from head to toe.  If you are looking to feel relaxed and refreshed, this class is must.

 

Hatha & Restore

A gentle approach is used in this practice to allow yourself to be aware of what your body requires.  Paying attention to breath while practicing restorative stretching and gentle hatha in order to help the body to release tension while calming the mind.  If you are looking for a slower mindful practice to end a busy and perhaps rushed day, then this Hatha & Restore class is for you.

Strengthen and Sculpt

Using light weights in exhilarating sequences that will sculpt the major muscles.  In addition, it will help strengthen and provide balance to the full body. A great compliment to your yoga practice for all levels. 

Pranayama and Stretching

In this class you will begin and end with guided breathing techniques known as pranayama.  Combining these  breathing practices with gentle body stretches brings awareness of the body. Keeping your focus on your breath and body helps to cultivate mindfulness.  If you are looking to relieve muscle tension and improve your sleep quality, then this class is for you. 

Perinatal Yoga

This class supports the physical, mental and emotional changes during and postpartum. Mindful yoga postures for mamas who want to take care of their bodies the smart way throughout the different stages of motherhood.

Sound Bath with Guided Meditation

Take the time to breathe, to relax and to journey inward, as you melt into 30-minutes of guided sound bath meditation.  

 

Each month we will explore different ways of grounding oneself. Explore the gifts you receive from being embraced in a sacred space of relaxation, sound and healing, to rest your mind and restore your body. 

 

The quartz crystal singing bowls that will be played are tuned to the seven main energy centers. The tones and vibrations of the bowls allow for deep shifts and openings to be received through the energetic body.  

 

This class is perfect for any body and is very beneficial for anyone dealing with stress, anxiety, or insomnia. 

 

We recommend wearing comfortable clothing and having a pillow, blanket and ear buds/portable speaker handy for the class.