Class Descriptions

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Yoga Fundamentals (formerly “All Levels”)

Yoga Fundamentals is your first step on the path to developing a personal practice. In this class we focus on cultivating present moment awareness, breathing and proper alignment. This 90 minute slow flow vinyasa style class introduces the link between movement and breath. Yoga is a moving meditation appropriate for beginners and students of all levels. All poses can be modified to best suit your needs. We will be learning the names of poses in both English and Sanskrit. We invite you to join us every Saturday at noon!

Ashtanga Flow ($5 Community Class):

This class is for students brand new to Ashtanga as well as more experienced students. It is a choreographed sequence of postures that flow into one another, building strength, unwinding tight joints, and creating loose, flexible muscles. It is a unique combination of dynamic breathing and strong flowing movements, which creates a high-heat, high-energy workout.


Ashtanga Improv:

First and sometimes second series postures of the Ashtanga series. This class will build strength and stamina while purifying the body. Meant for fit students with experience.

Flow (or Level 1):

Sequencing of familiar postures with a gentleness in mind, Intermediate class, using foundational postures that are the building blocks for any yoga practice. All levels welcome.


Flow 2 (or Level 2):

Sequencing through many series of postures with a focus on strong fluid body use. Some yoga experience recommended.


Flow & Nidra:

Nidra is the sanskrit word for sleep. The practice of yoga nidra takes you to the deepest state of mediation and complete body relaxation.

Gently wake up your body and build heat with energizing sequences for 75 minutes. Then, lie on your back and relax as you listen to a 30-minute guided mediation. Recommended to yogis at any level who want to connect their mind, body, and spirit.

Meditation Class: Secret to a Happy Life/Mindfulness of the Body series.

Meditation has been shown by research to reduce anxiety, increase focus and concentration and even reduce systemic inflammation by decreasing the levels of inflammation causing chemicals in out blood. These benefits can be realized in as little 30 hours of practice. This class is taught every Sunday. Students will learn Yijinjing; Dragon Chases The Pearl breathing meditation; Sitting Meditation; Standing Meditation; Walking Meditation; and Laying Meditation.  These weekly classes will help to build and strengthen your self practice.

Yin Therapy:

Take your practice deep and slow, as we start with yin and stretching posses to ease you into the practice and out of your busy day.   Embrace a stillness within you and let the outside world go as you immerse yourself in this  calming and quieting practice. Next, we’ll explore opening and twisting with ease, as we move into gentle vinyasa.  Let your breath be a dance.  Be ready to challenge yourself and connect with the peace within you. This class is a journey with soothing music and inspirational messages each week.  Appropriate for beginners.  All levels welcome.

Yoga Pilates Fusion*:

*Not your traditional yoga class! Vinyasa flow with some Pilates elements mixed in. Feel your muscles grow longer and stronger! You will create shapes with your body you may not be used to. The class will include a warm up, a flow to get the heart rate up, and a cool down to seal in the heat and increase flexibility. The goal is to have you feeling refreshed from having worked hard.

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