Yoga Core+Sculpt - Cultivate a calmer mind and build a stronger body with this athletic-style yoga class. This class takes a balanced, mind/body approach to strength training, with strong focus on building core strength. We'll use both the natural weight-bearing benefits of body weight resistance, as well as light (1-5 lb) hand weights to engage muscles deep within the body. Toning both the large and small muscles in your body, this class will help to build stamina, balance and flexibility. The yoga portion of the practice emphasizes alignment, as well as linking breath to movement. The music playlist is often modern and lively. Class runs one hour.
Mellow Flow+Restorative - This Sunday early-evening class is the perfect way to wind down from the weekend and prepare for the new week ahead. We begin with a creative flow yoga sequence, followed by some stretching to release tension in key areas such as the hips, hamstrings and shoulders. We then take some time to slow down the momentum of the mind with guided relaxation techniques such as Yoga Nidra, setting you up for a restful night. This class is appropriate for all levels. Class runs 60-75 minutes.
Yoga for Athletes (Teens and Adults) - This special 6-week series is great for new students and advanced practitioners alike! We highly recommend this class to those who perform a lot of athletic endeavors such as endurance sports and weight training. In this class, we will warm up the body with some core strengthening work, moving into longer-held (2-5 minute) floor poses that place strong focus on stretching the areas surrounding the hips, hamstrings, upper and lower back. Class runs approximately 60 minutes, and ends with a restorative pose for relaxation. Friday afternoons at 3:30pm through 1/19/18. Regular class rates/memberships apply.
Deep Healing+Restorative Yoga -This class is a unique blend of Kundalini inspired and Restorative yoga. Chakras Yoga uses asana (postures), breath work, mantra and meditation to promote balance in the body and clarity in the mind. This restorative practice supports the body with props to encourage deep relaxation. We will play with and learn about the Chakras (energy system) and will use modifications to open the class for all levels of practice. Chakras Yoga classes will explore the powerful energy centers that regulate our emotional and physical self. We will focus on deep healing and clear the blockages that cause illness & emotional upset. This yoga class will explore the subtle energies of the body, bring the mind’s focus inward, and making space for healing, forgiveness and the new. We are excited to bring this class to our students as a special offering on Thursday evenings at our studio, providing the perfect opportunity to experience deep rest and true self-healing.
Power Hour - For those students with an established yoga practice and an understanding of vinyasa (flow) yoga, plan to challenge yourself with an hour of dynamic, strengthening vinyasa flow yoga. The music playlist is often modern and lively. Be prepared to work, sweat and have fun!
Core Flow - Similar to Power Hour, but with additional emphasis on creating core strength and stability.
Balancing Flow Yoga- This energetic class invites you to take some time just for YOU at the end of your work day...to simply breathe, flow and experience your most authentic self! Spend 60 minutes balancing softness and strength, effort and ease, stillness and movement. This class is modified to meet you wherever you are in your practice. Class runs one hour.
Yoga Basics - Through thoughtful, dynamic sequencing, students will learn the basics of a flow yoga practice. This class will explore the principles of body alignment, breathing techniques and the use of props to support and modify postures. Great for beginners, as well as those students who would like to "get back to basics" and fine-tune their foundational yoga postures. Class runs 60-75 minutes.
Mindful Fitness+Yoga - A one-hour fun, athletic flow-style class designed to wake you up and get you going and flowing into the rest of your day. Class runs approximately one hour.
Yin Yoga - Slow down with this quiet practice that targets the deeper connective tissue with the aim of increasing circulation and improving overall flexibility. The practice of yin yoga provides the perfect balance to your active (yang) yoga practices and your busy life. Focusing on long-held floor poses combined with breath work and meditation, yin yoga is helpful in relieving tension in areas such as the hips, pelvis, and low back. Poses are held for anywhere from 3-10 minutes with very little muscular engagement, often supported by props. Yin Yoga is a perfect complement to stronger, more dynamic exercise such as running, walking, hiking, and cycling. This deep practice is gentle, yet intense, helping students not only to open the body, but also to cultivate the ability to observe and stay with sensation. All levels of practitioners are welcome. Class runs 60-75 minutes.
Slow Flow+Stretch - This class focuses on breath work, deep stretching, toning and relaxation. Class may begin with some slower-paced flowing movement such as sun salutation sequences to warm up the body - always with suggestions for modifications and focus on proper alignment. Perfect for those newer to yoga, or those who desire a slower-paced yoga practice in a supportive environment. Stretching and toning sequences are designed to help you to open up areas of tightness in the body, such as hips, legs & shoulders. Set to a background of relaxing music, this class is sure to leave you with a feeling of pure bliss! All levels are welcome and class runs 60-75 minutes.
Gentle Yoga - Deepen your yoga practice with this gentle yoga class. We begin our practice with a focus on the breath to quiet the mind. Slowly we begin to incorporate light movement to awaken and expand the body, followed by a slow sequence of yoga poses designed to gain strength and balance. Class winds down with relaxation to calm and restore the body and mind. All levels of yoga experience are welcome. Class runs 60-75 minutes.
Sunrise Flow - An energizing, moderate flow class designed to prepare the body and mind for the day ahead. Class runs approximately one hour.
Mellow Flow - Ease into your practice with a balance of flowing movement and breath awareness. Moving at a slow and steady pace, this vinyasa class focuses on accessible poses such Sun Salutations (with modifications) and Warrior series to allow for all levels of practitioners to enjoy the experience. This class is perfect for newer students who are looking to try vinyasa (flow) yoga in a slower, supportive and welcoming environment. More experienced students will enjoy the opportunity to honor & work with their own individuality, customizing their practice to work towards their personal objectives. Class runs 60-75 minutes.
Pilates+Yoga Flow - Pilates meets yoga in this unique, fun blend of two complementary disciplines. Pilates mat work will help to strengthen the core while sculpting long, lean muscles. The yoga portion of the class will provide the opportunity to move, breathe, stretch and release tension. You will end your practice feeling strong, balanced and relaxed. Class runs one hour.
Dynamic Flow - A beautifully-sequenced, moderate flow practice linking breath and movement. This class refines the body while increasing strength, flexibility and balance. Class runs one hour.