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Class Descriptions
listed alphabetically

ASHTANGA INSPIRED
A powerful practice with plenty of sun salutes and variations on the primary series.  Athletic, fast-paced class, best suited to students with some level of fitness and/or yoga experience.

BEGINNER’S YOGA
Yoga for every BODY. No experience necessary, each class will be suited to beginners, but those with experience are welcome, too. Learn breathing techniques, stretch and strengthen the body and quiet the mind. Give yoga a chance to change your life. Be sure to review the “Preparing for Class” link that is on our schedule page, or call/email with questions.

BHAKTI FLOW
“Bhakti” means devotion and in this class we will honor many aspects of the 8-Limb Path including chanting, mudras, pranayama, gentle asana and meditation. Each month we will work with a new chant and mudra along with gentle yin and yang asana coordinating movement and breathe to open the body’s energetic pathways thus creating peace in the mind and tranquility in the body. Each class will end with a guided meditation. All levels welcome!

CANDLELIGHT YOGA
A gentle, flowing class for yogis of all ages and abilities. Great class for beginners. Ease into your work week with this soothing practice in our beautiful, candlelit studio. Occasionally includes restorative yoga poses, and yoga nidra.

HATHA FLOW
A challenging class that awakens the body/mind connection and brings awareness to how we breathe, this is a flowing style of yoga practice incorporating sun salutes, forward bends, backbends, and inversions that focus on aligning body and mind through the rhythmic movement of the breath.  This class focuses on moving toward a state of surrender to the moment and each pose, increasing flexibility of mind and body, and creating a state of renewed vitality and health.

HATHA YOGA
Hatha Yoga classes include poses (asan) and breathing techniques (pranayama). Classes are more of a workshop format, with a specific emphasis in each class. For more information, see our About Hatha Yoga page.

HATHA YOGA, LEVEL 1 & LEVEL 2
Classes that indicate Level 1 are geared for beginners or people with a little yoga experience. Also a great class for someone looking for a little less intensity.

The Level 2 class has little more intensity. Focus on building strength and increasing endurance in the poses. This class will also introduce more advanced postures. Some yoga experience suggested.

LEARN TO MEDITATE
A half-hour class that is free for unlimited class packs or just $5 to drop in.  Learn how to quiet the mind with the techniques of concentration and meditation.  Perfect for beginners or experienced meditators. 

POWER YOGA (VINYASA)
Power Yoga is an athletic, vinyasa (unbroken sequence) class. In these classes the postures are all connected with movement; one pose naturally “flows” into the next. We begin with centering, warm-ups, then move into a more active practice. We wrap up with cooling, calming postures, and end with a deep relaxation. Poses flow quickly from one to the other, so a knowledge of basic yoga poses is required.

WARM FLOW
This Level 1-2 class will be in a warm room (around 80 degrees) with lots of sun salutations and variations on the basics set to grooving music.  Emphasis on standing poses and core work.  Simple inversions only.  Class easily adapted to be less or more intense, depending on what your body needs.  All levels welcome.

WARM VINYASA FLOW
A dynamic, flowing class that challenges the breath and mind to work together, creating self-awareness and peace of mind. This class is in a heated, 80-degree room with focus on Ashtanga and Hatha sequences...and extended savasana (final relaxation)!  All levels welcome, poses will be modified or advanced based on your level of yoga practice.

WARM YIN FLOW
This class combines an active and dynamic warm up with an organic floor based Yin based practice in a room heated to 80-85 degrees. The dynamic warm up opens up all the major muscle groups so that it is more easeful for  the body to maintain longer holds and dive deeper into a peaceful state of release.  Yin Flow emphasizes core and transitional movement awareness, intense breath work, and how to engage the mind/body connection to restore and renew the entire being. Options are given so that all levels of students can customize their practice.

YIN/YANG
This class is designed to combine passive and active asanas with pranayama to assist the student in deepening their practice. We will begin with active poses and sun salutations to create heat. Then move into deep Yin poses, using long, passive holds to work to stretch the connective tissues (joints) of the body. Yang poses are the opposite but complimentary of Yin poses. Rather than holding poses for several minutes, you are moving and flowing through the poses to create heat and strengthen the muscles.Class open to all levels.

YOGA FOR TRIATHLETES
Straight up yoga that will help you to become more focused and flexible. No chanting or woowoo; just an athletic but mindful class that targets tight spots like hips, hamstrings and shoulders. There will be plenty of work to build arm and core strength, as well as breathing exercises and mindfulness practices. No yoga experience required.

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