All Levels Yoga
Mixed level Hatha Yoga class. As they are ready, students progress to a more advanced poses, breathing and meditation techniques. This is a systematic method of introducing complete physical, mental and emotional relaxation.
Aaron teaches his class with flowing poses into other poses in a gentle and kind way for your spirit, mind, and body. Your health, happiness, and relaxation is top priority!
Karen teachers her class I take you through different asanas piece by piece at a slow pace reminding you to be mindful of each breath and movement making any adjustments to your needs. Remember: " Our asanas may not be perfect but as long as we are going inside we are practicing yoga," a quote from my teacher Swami Dharmakeerti.
This class is suitable for all levels. We begin with a guided relaxation, moving in a slow flow through basic yoga postures and gentle stretching. We will cover proper alignment, breathing techniques, and relaxation experiences.
Stress Free Yoga
This class is suitable for all levels of practitioners including beginners and First Time Yogis. This class begins with a guided relaxation and continues with a slow flow. Synchronizing breath with movement clears out blocked energy so this class is aimed to lift your spirits and leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed. Awaken your spirit and open your heart with this morning yoga practice.
Donation Based Yoga Class
General yoga class that will help you to relax and reduce stress through gentle stretches and breathing exercises to help you get through the rest of the week. This is a donation based class and is not free. Donation simply means that you give what you can. (60 - 75 min)
This is a flow class for all levels. Detailed instruction of alignment and intelligent sequencing will be given. Synchronizing breath with movement clears out blocked energy so this class is aimed to lift your spirits and leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed.
Gentle Stretch Yoga
For students of all ages who have physical conditions that may limit their ability to participate in strenuous exercise.
Gentle yoga specifically aimed to alleviate depression, anxiety, panic, stress, chronic pain and addictive tendencies. Yoga to overcome trauma, addiction and stress through bilateral movement and intelligent sequencing. This class is truly accessible to everybody. Feel free to either stay seated in a chair or get up and move. No experience necessary. Beginners and advanced students welcome.
Techniques to learn to contact the sources of peace and tranquility that lie within.
This class is based upon Jon Kabat-Zinn's Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Program (MBSR) yoga session. Mindfulness has been shown to reduce stress in the body and mind. We practice working where we are, in each moment. Gentle poses are practiced and focus on the where the awareness is placed moment by moment. Strengthening the awareness is just like strengthening a muscle, we need to practice. Many people have said this class has helped them to reduce stress and to have better sleep.
According to Bihar Yoga, "Surya Namaskara, or salutation to the sun, is an important yogic practice which dates back to the ancient vedic period when the sun was worshipped as a powerful symbol of spiritual consciousness. From its esoteric origins Surya Namaskara has developed into a practice of twelve postures which weave together to generate prana (subtle energy), aiming towards the purification and rejuvenation of the practitioner." This class is suitable for all levels.
Tai Chi is balance... It is a tool for increasing your energy through moving meditation. It promotes good health and well-being. Includes stretching and breathing, relaxation and balancing techniques. Designed for anyone, young or old, in any physical condition, requires no special athletic ability, nor equipment. An excellent way to rehabilitate injuries and relieve discomfort of arthritic-related ailments.
Slow Flow Yoga
Slow flow connects postures with the breath. Moving at a slower pace to build strength, balance and control of the body and the mind.
Yogic Sleep. It is a state of conscious Deep Sleep. In Meditation, you remain in the Waking state of consciousness, and gently focus the mind, while allowing thought patterns, emotions, sensations, and images to arise and go on. However, in Yoga Nidra, you leave the Waking state, go past the Dreaming state, and go to Deep Sleep, yet remain awake. A class consists of gentle yoga asanas followed by a guided Yoga Nidra.
Yoga for Relaxation and Stress Reduction
This class is suitable for all levels but very beneficial for those that are new to yoga or want to relieve stress and anxiety. It is a gentle class that will ease you through asanas (postures) and a guided relaxation at the end.