Back to the Basics 2019 (9/9-9/30)-6 pm $50.00 limited class size, pre-registration is required. This will allow for a small class size offering individualized attention, feedback, and sequences to take home to help you develop a home practice. If you’re just getting started on your yoga journey, haven’t practiced for a while, have an injury and looking for modification or just find yourself wanting to focus on the foundations of your practice, this yoga class is for you. Back to Basics introduces fundamental postures that allow you to build your practice. We will focus on proper alignment with the use of props beginning with standing postures, and move on to seated poses, and twists. You will learn how to use the breath to link postures together, focusing on a breakdown of Sun Salutation A. Expect to feel stronger, more flexible, and have an increased awareness, both on and off your yoga mat.
Hot Core Fusion-For 75 minutes we will stoke the internal fire with this core centered practice. Increase yourenergy levels, strengthen your digestive health, and get in touch with your core. Through bandhas (energy locks0, deep internal engagements, twisting postures, pranayama and meditation you can get in touch with your true center. Build strength, flexibility and balance for this total body focused class. The studio room is 90 degrees and 75 minute duration. Modificiations will be offered. Experience is recommended.
Chair Yoga -(10/2-11/20) This gentle form of yoga is practiced sitting on a chair or using a chair for support during standing poses. Chair yoga is especially suitable for older adults, people with balance or coordination issues, and those with disabilities. Chair yoga helps increase flexibility, lung capacity, circulation and strength, improves balance, and relieves stress. The class incorporates breathing exercises, stretching, yoga postures, and final relaxation. Drop in anytime for $5
Gentle Yoga OCCOA -(9/30-11/18) Students will blend mind, body, and breath together with slow moderate movement. This class is the next step up after chair yoga and will incorporte props, but will allow you to explore postures more fully. This class will focus on increasing strength, flexibility and balance. Drop in anytime for $5
Gentle Yoga-Take the time to re-charge and re-focus on the basics of your yoga practice. While blending breath with movement in this Hatha style class, the student will realize enhanced flexibility, increased strength, and improved balance. An all experience level class, supports those who are just beginning their yoga practice as well as those yogis looking to slow things down and switch things up!
Hatha Yoga -Improve your overall health and well being as you learn yoga postures designed for all skill levels. Learn, or return to the foundations of yoga postures, by focusing on alignment, technique, and breathing. Allow your body, mind, and breath to come together to restore energy, reduce stress, increase strength, and flexibility. This class incorporates the use of props to aid in comfort and alignment. No yoga experience necessary.
Rock and Flow-Our Rockin’ Vinyasa is yoga with great music and a dynamic mixture of sweat & spirit. This is aflowing class with a link between breath and body and may include inversions and arm balance postures. Every class will have fun, upbeat music to get energized and rock out with! The studio room will be 75 degrees. Some yoga experience is recommended but modification will be offered..
Slow Glow -(Candlelight-warm room) We will warm our bodies with a vinyasa flow, allowing postures to thread together in a sequence of breath led movement. We will end with relaxing stretches focused on lengthening muscles, releasing fascia, and allowing ligaments and tendons to release. This class will take place under the glow of candlelight and in a warm room. This will be the perfect class for evenings, relaxing and preparing your body for sleep.
Yoga Nidra-This 1 hour class is designed to generate mental, physical and emotional relaxation. Some of the many benefits include a reduction in stress, anxiety, insomnia and depression. One hour is equivalent to 3 hours of regular sleep. Please feel free to bring a blanket or any props that may make you comfortable in this reclined guided meditation. Chairs are also available if you choose to enjoy class in a seated position. Tibetan Singing Bowls will complete our practice. Please refrain from wearing perfume or cologne. Class happens quarterly.
If you are new to yoga, we ask that you arrive ten to fifteen minutes before class starts to fill out paperwork, meet the teacher, make him or her aware of any physical limitations, and address any questions or concerns you may have. Late arrivals are disruptive to the class flow and are difficult to teach through.
Arrive prior to the start of the scheduled class. For the safety of students/instructors, once class is in session, the studio will be locked.
Leave your shoes and coat in the reception room.
Please do not bring in personal items into the studio, if you need to bring in your cell phone please silence the ringer.
Check-in at the front desk prior to class.
Inform the teacher of any physical limitations or pregnancy.
Hydrate before class.
Try not to eat prior to class and do not chew gum during class.
Attend class barefoot. This helps so you do not slip on your mat.
Do not leave during final relaxation (savasana). This is disruptive for those who are still and silent. If you need to leave class early inform your teacher to dismiss you before the final relaxation.
If you borrow a mat please clean it and roll back up before you leave.
Please no perfume, cologne, and scented lotion
Leave your ego at the door:)
2 students must be present for class to commence
REMIND TEXT SYSTEM
You will be receiving a text message asking you to opt into our remind text message system. This will alert you to any last minute cancellations only.