Rest and Renew Yoga
A gentle yoga class with emphasis on restorative, yin, and gentle yoga poses, Dhyana (relaxation) and Pranayama (breathing). We will explore Pawanmuktasana as a warmup, learn different Pranayama breathing techniques and use a little Feldenkrais. A perfect way to end the week
Therapeutic Adaptive Yoga
This a gentle adapted yoga class is suitable for all students no matter their ability. adaptive yoga techniques for individual students or students in group settings who have neurological health conditions. severe arthritis, balance problems or other movement issues. Founded on the Integrative Yoga Therapy model of whole person wellness, this program includes This class is done in chairs and/or using props. We will not be getting on the floor. It is suitable for everyone. Emphasis will be on breathing, relaxation and correct stretching.
A Hatha Yoga class in the Warm Pool! The class will be based on the system of Yoga developed by B.K.S. Iyengar that emphasis correct alignment and on Yoga Afloat™. Ai Chi will be used as at the beginning of class to prepare the body, mind and breath.
The emphasis will be on breathing (Pranayama) and correct and safe alignment. You will use different types of props to adapt the poses to the water and learn your correct alignment for each pose. You will learn different flows (Vinyasa) to link the poses together. We will also learn some Yang Family Style Tai Chi. You will cool down and relax with Ai Chi at the end of class.
You will learn correct and safe alignment that suits you, for each yoga posture (Asana). You will learn to incorporate several Asana into a flow (Vinyasa). You will be introduced to breath regulation and breathing techniques (Pranayama) and you will learn to use Pranayama to guide each Asana. With the breath work your ability to concentrate (Dharana) will increase. Increased Dharana will lead to an ability to relax (Dhyana) and will enable you to quiet “the thought waves of your mind” (Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras’).
There will be Pranayama (breath work) and Dhyana (relaxation) incorporated into each class.
A very gentle Hatha Yoga class based on the system of Yoga developed by B.K.S. Iyengar that emphasis correct alignment. Qi Gong for Health will be used as at the beginning of class to prepare the body, mind and breath.
This Class is be suitable for all levels of students. We use props to enable all students to accomplish the poses in the best alignment for them. .