Class Descriptions

 

 

Yoga for Every-body

75 minutes: $15 drop-in
 
 
 

The teaching style for this class is adapted for those in attendance.  When beginners are present the detail of instruction is more pronounced, allowing new students to easily follow class.  Typically, this is a moderately paced class which emphasizes focused breathing an a mindful awareness of your body.  This emphasis makes these classes a joyful, meditative exploration of yourself in the present moment. Students find this class to be very relaxing and revitalizing.

Yoga for Seniors

60 minutes: $8 drop-in

Yoga for Seniors is a very gentle series designed for adults in their 60’s, 70’s and 80’s who want to improve their activity levels and build strength, balance, mobility and range of motion in their joints and spine. The class will include breath work, meditation, gentle stretching, a balancing sequence and relaxation.

In addition to the physical health benefits, attending yoga classes is a wonderful way of building one’s social network and studies have shown the yoga aids in reducing symptoms of stress, depression and fatigue.

Yoga Nidra

60 minutes: $15 drop-in

Yoga Nidra is a state of consciousness between waking and sleeping, similar to the "going-to- sleep" stage.  It is a state in which the body is completely relaxed, and the student or practitioner becomes systematically and increasingly aware of their inner world by following a set of verbal instructions.  This state of consciousness (yoga nidra) is different from meditation in which concentration on a single focus is intended and encouraged by the teacher.

KidsYoga

60 minutes: $8

Kids Yoga is a form of yoga that is designed specifically for children. It includes poses to increase strength, flexibility and coordination. Classes are intended to be fun and may include age-appropriate games, animal sounds and creative names for poses.

The benefits for children are similar to those for adults. Emotional benefits include greater optimism and a less reactive nature. Mental benefits include increased focus, concentration and improvements in the quality of sleep, have been reported.

Academic performance has been noted to improve along with confidence in physical abilities. Yoga is used for treatment of children with special needs. Yoga is used to aid conventional medical treatment.

 

Sacred Sound Meditation

60 minutes: $15 drop-in
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Sacred Sound Meditation is rooted in Nada Yoga Nidra or "union trough sound."  It is the ancient spiritual art and science of inner transformation through sound and tone.  Each session involves shavasana (lying down meditation) accompanied by the sound of Himalayan bowls.  As we shift awareness to the song of the bowls, we enter into meditation, and our entire being begins to purify and harmonize by the sound vibrations.

 

Individual Yoga Therapy

90 Minutes: $90

Yoga Therapy uses a custom-tailored approach to improving your body awareness and movement skills. Combining problem-solving, guided-discovery, and exploratory methods, this practice inevitably leads to a stronger connection between the mind and body, creating a more natural and graceful experience of movement and interaction with other people.