Yoga Basics (beginner, low intensity): Recommended for newbies! Learn foundational yoga postures practiced in a yoga-asana (posture) sequence. A wonderful class for those new to yoga and recommended to more experienced yogis who want to enhance their body awareness and start fresh with a beginner’s mind. With five different class formats, each practice includes a variety of postures and a different posture theme. Enjoy a relaxing atmosphere with soothing music, hands on assists and enhancements in the poses and movements for any body.
Yin-Restorative Yoga (beginner, low intensity/all levels): A more relaxed yoga practice consisting of floor postures held for three to five minutes. A Yin practice emphasizes the connective tissues of the hips, thighs, pelvis and lower spine. Our yin yoga classes also include restorative poses and often Reiki healing or Acupressure to enhance the practice.
Vinyasa Yoga (low-medium intensity/all levels): vi – order; nyasa – to place, placement: the conscious order and placement of the body with three main components: intention + breath + movement/flow. This class is an introduction to vinyasa. Wonderful for those new to flowing from one pose to the next. Sun salutations, inversions, forward bends, back bends, twists and standing postures among other positions will be practiced in this peaceflow.
Vinyasa Yoga (medium-high intensity): A more physically challenging vinyasa practice with a balanced stream of postures that build empowerment and strength. An energetic and active practice that encourages balance, concentration, meditation and relaxation through continual movement…get into the peaceflow.
Align to PeaceFlow (medium intensity/all levels): When the body, mind & spirit are aligned we are able to come more fully into a place of connection, oneness and wholeness. The goal of all yoga practices is yoga – union; the realization of the interconnectedness of all beings and things, bliss, oneness, enlightenment. To assist us with moving closer to yoga, we can begin by aligning our bodies, followed by movement and flow. Recommended for the beginner yogi, advanced yogi and everyone in between.
AcroYoga (high intensity): This class fuses together the practice of vinyasa flow on an individual level with acrobatic partner movements that create mutually beneficial, symbiotic relationships with others, taking one deeper into postures and even soaring into the air. Learn how to work safely in partners – supporting, balancing, lifting, and understanding bone stacking and weight distribution. Have fun and get uplifted! No partner needed, come as you are.
Yoga Nidra // I’m Just Here for the Savasana (beginner, low intensity): Is your favorite part of a yoga-asana class the final relaxation, otherwise known as corpse pose or savasana? Then Yoga Nidra is for YOU! Enjoy a de-stress and revitalization. The practice of Yoga Nidra offers a way of developing mental, physical, and emotional relaxation in order to create an environment within ourselves in which positive change may occur. The class starts with some light stretching to prepare the body to lie on the back in a comfortable position while being guided through a deeply meditative experience. You will leave feeling renewed, rejuvenated, and at peace.
Visual Yoga (beginner, low intensity): This class invites all students, Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or Hearing, to deepen their yoga practice through the use of instruction in American Sign Language (ASL) and visual cues. It is taught with very few vocal cues, and primarily uses ASL and gestures. Explore different postures and enjoy a quiet practice suitable for all levels, including beginners.
Chair Yoga (beginner, low intensity): A more gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting in a chair or standing using a chair for support. Slow and steady, yoga props support the body to lengthen the spine, open the hips, and customize the poses to suit individual needs. Wonderful for those new to yoga or looking for a less demanding class, have physical limitations, or are recovering from injury.