Class Descriptions

Dharma 1/2 (Beginner – Intermediate)

This class combines the beginning and intermediate levels of the Dharma Yoga series. Students will practice Dharma Yoga Surya Namaskar Vinyasa (Sun Salutation Flow) and be introduced to Dharma Yoga Shiva Namaskar Vinyasa Levels I & II to warm up the body, bring flexibility to all muscles and joints, and wake-up the nervous system. A gentle yet powerful series of balancing, stretching, back bending, twisting, and mild inversion postures will follow. This practice ends with deep relaxation, breathing exercises, and concentration/meditation to remove impurities and bring a sense of well-being to the body and radiant peace to the mind.

Solar Vinyasa (Hot Yoga-All Levels)
Solar Vinyasa classes combine the best of Vinyasa Flow with heat. Vinyasa= A dynamic style of yoga synchronized with breath and movement. The “solar” connection comes in when we emulate the sun by heating the room between 85-95 degrees in order to allow your body to welcome deeper stretching and detoxification. This is an open class for all levels. Please ensure that you bring a towel and that you are adequately hydrated prior to and during class!

Morning Glory Yoga 1 (Beginner – Intermediate)
For beginners and experienced beginners, Yoga 1 introduces the principles of body alignment and breath awareness in basic yoga postures (asanas). Students will learn to connect breath with movement, how to transition in and out of postures, and safely modify poses through the use of props. Students will experience improved muscle tone and flexibility, increased circulation, better concentration, and a deeper sense of well-being in this active beginner’s class.

Integral Hatha Yoga Level 1 (All Levels)
For students interested in a traditional style Hatha Yoga class, this is the methodology that was originally designed to systematically strengthen and purify the physical body, as well as calm the mind. Healthy energy flow and balance are restored through asana, sound vibration, pranayama (breathing), guided deep relaxation, and meditation. This is a comprehensive, balanced class with a steady flow, relaxation between asanas, and guided instruction throughout. First-time students are welcome.

Rejuvenation Yoga 1/2 (Beginner – Intermediate)
This moderately-paced class builds on knowledge gained in Yoga 1. Refine your understanding of the principles of alignment and deepen your connection with your breath while continuing to build strength, endurance, and flexibility. Students will learn more challenging variations of the basic poses and be introduced to new postures with modifications as appropriate for each individual. This class is suitable for students who have completed at least one session or more of Yoga 1 and those who have prior yoga knowledge.

Evening Vinyasa Flow (Beginner-Intermediate)
A comprehensive Vinyasa flow yoga class that most levels of practitioners find enjoyable. Moderately paced, this class is appropriate for beginners that have an active lifestyle or for those that have some basic yoga background.

Gentle Awakening Yoga (All Levels)
This gentle class is intended for students of all levels who wish to experience a nurturing practice. The basic asanas (postures) are presented at a more relaxed pace in order to allow sufficient time to relax and make appropriate modifications as needed.

Happy Hour Flow (All Levels)
Start your weekend off right! Come join us for a 1-hour playful and invigorating Vinyasa flow-style class and unwind from the cares of your week. Students can look forward to socializing with fellow yogis, lively music, and special themes such as wheatgrass shots!

Dharma Gentle Yoga (All Levels)
This gentle practice is designed to add the healing and toning qualities of yoga into practitioners’ lives. It will start with guided warm-up stretches and transition into simple sitting and standing poses to loosen the joints, promote good posture and balance. Breathing exercises and relaxation bring calmness between poses and at the conclusion of class.

Pretend It’s Not Sunday Vinyasa Flow (All Levels)
Get ready to move your body to the flow of your breath in this Vinyasa Flow class.  An invigorating asana practice will strengthen the body, while the focus of breath control will empty the mind of cluttered thoughts.  Synchronize your mind and body in this class to truly experience the present moment.

Power Flow and Restore
“This class is a combination of effort meets ease!  Students will practice several variations of Namaskars and Vinyasas with sequences that will challenge them physically. They will sweat and detoxify through movement and pranayama exercises.  The class will close with 30-40 minutes of Restorative Yoga using props to provide support and complete relaxation and leave the practitioner balanced and ready for a good night’s sleep.  It is open to all levels, as modifications will be provided”

 

 

Kids Classes

Youthful Yogis (Kids Yoga – Age 12 and under)
This class utilizes weekly themes in order to introduce basic yoga poses, sequences, and principals to children of all ages. Yoga provides vital therapeutic benefits to children, including instilling the wisdom of breathing, playful movement, relaxation techniques, and affirmation in order to foster life-long success. Participants will use their imaginations while learning traditional yoga postures and inventing new ones of their own. Discussions and group exercises that may utilize music, storybooks, games, and props to emphasize empathy, positive thinking, teamwork, and Earth care will be drawn upon in order to create a cooperative environment in which yoga can be explored. Participants may bring their own yoga mats. This class is based on Radiant Child Yoga methodology.

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