We teach effective alignment concepts inspired by the Anusara Principles of Alignment and informed by ongoing study of current biomechanics and somatic research.

 

Primary Ongoing Classes

“The flexibility in the instruction allows for more than one level. I never feel weird doing only the first stage of a pose. All the instructors are experts and bring different aspects of yoga to the front.” Student Tia J

 
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Essentials

A class for beginners or for those who want a skilled foundation in yoga through the Anusara Principles of Alignment. Emphasis is on developing strength, resiliency and stamina of the physical body through a respectful and intelligent flowing practice that slowly builds to a pinnacle pose.

 
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All Levels

This mixed level class will be tailored to meet the needs of the students who attend. All levels are welcome!

 
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Deepening

Stronger class that refines basic asanas, and introduces deeper poses, with special emphasis on gaining confidence in inversions, arm balances, and backbends. Deeper integration of the Principles of Alignment.

 
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Expansion

This practice explores more challenging backbends, balance poses, and arm balances. At least two years of asana experience requested.


Specialty Ongoing Classes

Gentle

For those with minor injuries, seniors, or anyone looking for serenity and rejuvenation of body and mind. Benefit from the healing aspects of yoga in this gently paced, integrated movement class.

Pure Stretch

An all levels class which warms quickly and then slows down to deeply stretch various muscle groups surrounding the hips, quads, hamstrings, neck and shoulders. Slow down (10-15 deep breaths in each pose supported by props), prevent injury, increase joint mobility, receive supportive and feel good hands on adjustments as you improve your flexibility to complement running, hiking, biking, swimming, and any and all movement activities. No yoga experience necessary.

Yoga Lunch Hour

This one hour all-levels class is designed to help you reset your body and mind in the middle of your busy day. Appropriate for all levels of experience, this well-balanced class will challenge, inspire and recharge you. Bring your co-workers and throw down a yoga mat for Yoga Lunch Hour and return to work feeling centered and ready to take on the rest of the day!

Back Care & Core Strength

Rediscover your potential for pain-free time in your daily activities. Using breath and movement, you will gain greater access to your range of spinal motion, create overall stability, and cultivate core strength.

Prenatal Yoga

Cultivate a sense of ease, strength and grace with which to meet the challenges of pregnancy, labor, and new motherhood. Appropriate for all stages of pregnancy; postpartum mothers and pre-crawling babies also welcome.

Friday Night Refresh

This all levels class is designed to help you transition from the “busy-ness” of the work week to the slower, more relaxed pace of the weekend. Each class will begin with a slow, yet strong asana practice that emphasizes the breath as a way to warm up, unwind and leave the efforts of a long week behind. The class will then move to Restorative poses and meditation to put the body and mind at ease, so that you can begin your weekend feeling refreshed and ready for whatever comes next.

Yoga & Deep Tissue Hybrid

This hybrid class incorporates yoga for both strength and relaxation, basic breath work, and Yoga Tune Up®  practices and tools, targeted for deep tissue and fascial release and relief. Appropriate for newer students, those who need options to modify their practice, as well as longtime students who enjoy a methodical, balanced practice designed to offer access to deeper fascial planes that regular asana does not address. Pre-registration highly recommended; class size is limited.

Restorative Yoga

Restorative yoga is a receptive practice focused on calming the body's nervous system. Completely supported by props, your body is passive and relaxed throughout, allowing you to release into subtle postur (usually 3-5 per class). You will explore the energetic union of breath, body, and mind during long-held, passive asana. No yoga experience is required; simply come with the willingness to be still and present with yourself. Please dress in layers, and bring an eye cover and socks. 

Candlelight Restorative
with Healing Touch

This class is a deep, luxurious dive into stillness, allowing you to access your own inner healing potential. Focused on deep rest of both body and mind, Restorative yoga is a receptive practice in which your body is passive throughout the experience, completely supported by props, allowing you to release into subtle postures. Postures are held anywhere from 10-30 minutes to soothe your nervous system. You will explore the energetic union of breath and long-held passive asana. Gentle massage, Reiki, and guided meditation will facilitate a deeper experience of release and relaxation. No yoga experience is necessary; simply come with the willingness to be still and present with yourself. Please dress in layers, and bring an eye cover and socks. Pre-registration highly recommended; class normally fills and has a waitlist.

Morning Qi Gong

The gentle flowing practice of Qi Gong is a kind of moving meditation that enhances our awareness of the energy in our body and in the world around us. Each class will start with stretches and movements that are similar to yoga postures. The aim of this warm up is to clear tension from the body and release stagnant energy while freeing the joints and increasing overall strength and flexibility. This will prepare us for the flowing movements that support the circulation of fresh energy in the body and soothe the nervous system. Class may include work with healing sounds and acupressure points. Every class will end with flowing sequences and guided meditation. Practice Qi Gong to enhance vitality, relieve stress, increase flexibility and power, cultivate mental clarity and calm.