This series is an alternative therapeutic vinyasa krama sequence that is accessible to students of all levels and traditions. This sequence will help you rebalance energetically, psychologically, and physically.
As a softer and gentler asana practice, this yin-yang class provides a balance to the more powerful Ashtanga and Aqua Firma classes. By practicing an alternative sequence regularly, you can decrease the likelihood of strain and overuse injury, and encourage the development of your intuitive faculty within your own yoga practice.
This class emphasizes the opening of the shoulders, upper back, hips, groin, lower spine and abdomen, which will feel awake and alive after moving gently through the postures. It takes pressure off the neck, shoulders and wrists.
This high-intensity indoor class is designed to stabilize the joints and to strengthen the legs, arms & core – specifically the back & side body, Aqua Firma combines the movements of Yoga, Pilates and Functional Training on a stability board.
Build total-body strength and stability in this dynamic and powerful class. Prepare to sweat from the deep muscle burn, get an endorphin high and a centered mind after class. The instability of the balance board prepares you for Aquanimous Yoga as well.
The FOUNDATIONS class will help you gain a deep understanding of the alignment and foundation of each posture. It has a slower pace and has more static holds. The emphasis is breath awareness, standing balance & core awakening.
The Intermediate class has a faster pace and will focus on arm balances.
The Advanced class is where we will introduce inversions.
This class is an active relaxation class where we will relearn how to breathe properly and completely through Breathwork, while stretching the body with Restorative Yoga postures. We will use props like pillows and bolsters to support the body and to facilitate relaxation. We will also recalibrate our nervous system through a guided Yoga Nidra meditation, which will result in an open heart and greater love for self; healing of grief and trauma; and increased joy, happiness, and abundance. It is great for those times when you feel weak, fatigued, or stressed from your daily activities. In addition, you can practice the poses when ill or recovering from illness or injury.
The stillness created in this class also prepares us mentally for Seated Meditation. It crosses the fence between the physical effects of practice and the psychological and energetic.
Deepen self-awareness and introspection, strengthen acceptance and detachment (equanimity). Feel nurtured and safe in this restorative class that is suitable and beneficial for all.
Experience the Ashtanga method as it is taught in Mysore, India. It is the best way to learn Ashtanga Yoga, and the perfect starting point for beginners. Mysore style is based on building a relationship with a teacher. The student will learn the system at his or her own pace with guidance and support.
Rather than being led through the sequence, you will be aided in memorizing the poses over time, cultivating a consistent practice, and practicing independently. New poses will be added gradually. The students class time will vary depending on their pace and the number of postures they have been taught to practice. It is not necessary to stay for the entire scheduled class.
All experience levels practice together creating a dynamic and harmonious classroom community, allowing the teacher to supervise and assist each student when and where they need it. Hallmarks of this style of teaching include hands on assistance, individualized instruction, and silent focus to encourage concentration, inspiration, and perspiration.
Once students learn the basics of the practice in a Mysore style class, they will be invited to the led class. In this class, the teacher will call out the names of the poses in Sanskrit according to the classical vinyasa count. This class helps student work on efficiency in their practice and refine what they have learned in Mysore style classes. If you haven’t finished the sequence of poses, you can observe what is to come. You can also join this class if you have an established Ashtanga Yoga practice. Prior experience is necessary to attend this class.