Yoga Styles

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Which Yoga is right for you?

There are many different styles of yoga, designed to suit the needs of many individuals. In addition, each teacher offers a unique set of skills. Because of that, you may need to try a few classes before you find the right fit. The class descriptions below will help narrow your choices. If you’re still not sure which to choose, call us or stop by and we’ll help you find the right class!

ClassExperienceDescription
Yoga for beginners
Introduces you to the foundations of yoga

Beginners

DYNAMIC

This gentle class is designed to introduce complete beginners to the practise of yoga, and for the ones who enjoy a gentle practise focused on proper alignment, connecting breathing with movement.

Mindful Movement

Bring awareness to your body

All levels including beginners

DYNAMIC

This class focuses on movement education through exploration and reflection. We will move in yogic and non yogic ways, keeping yourself strong, flexible and open minded about the body and movement experiences. Each week there is a different focus; you can expect education about posture and movement physiology, combined with music.
Kundalini

Find physical vitality and increased consciousness

All levels
including beginners

DYNAMIC

Designed to channel the flow of energy throughout the body and the chakra system, Kundalini looks and feels very different to most other forms of yoga. Kundalini classes including chanting, mantra repetition, pranayama, and repetition of movement.
Restorative yoga
Release tension and restore energy
All levels
including beginners

HEALING

A relaxing and slow-paced practice, where you allow yourself to rest into the poses. Restorative Yoga uses a range of props like bolsters, blankets, and straps to support your body. This practice allows long holds in each pose and is equally a practice for the mind as for the body
Yoga Nidra
Connect with yourself with this relaxing meditation
All levels
including beginners

HEALING

Sometimes known as yogic sleep, Yoga Nidra is a deeply relaxing practice that can be done by anyone, regardless of physical fitness. Students lie in savasana while the teacher leads a meditation that will make you increasingly aware of your inner world while maintaining a sleep-like yet conscious state.
Introduction to Vipassana Meditation All levels
including beginners

HEALING

Vipassana is an old technique, non-religious and non-sectarian, accessible to each and everyone. This method is made to “see things as they really are” through an objective observation of the functioning of the mind-body phenomenon from moment to moment.
Yin
Increase flexibility while exploring the meditative benefits of Yoga
All levels
including beginners

HEALING

Yin is a static practice in which students hold poses for 3 to 5 minutes. This practice targets deep connective tissues (cartilages, tendons, ligaments, fascias) to invite longer-lasting flexibility and spaciousness in the body. Yin Yoga is a style of Yoga where you will explore the quality of quietness and stillness more than any other style.
Pilates 

Increase muscle strength and tone

Pilates for beginners

& Pilates Intermediate to Advanced

DYNAMIC

Pilates is a physical exercise that strengthens the core muscles of your body. Pilates is designed to build strength, improve body-posture, balance and coordination. For beginners we advise to attend a “pilates for beginners” class first.
Slow

Vinyasa Flow 

Flow with awareness

All levels including beginners to Vinyasa style

DYNAMIC

This nourishing class brings the element of time into the practice with longer holds in asanas. The practitioner has time to evaluate how and when a pose should to be modified. The practitioner also has the time to mentally engage with the body, as it moves through a series of poses.
Creative

Vinyasa Flow 

Flow with awareness

All levels including beginners to Vinyasa style

DYNAMIC

A playful yet strong yoga class that integrates opportunity to arrive in the present, to tune in to oneself supported by consistent breath.
Ashtanga 
Strength, flexibility  & balance

Ashtanga all levels

Ashtanga

Intermediate to Advanced

DYNAMIC

Linking breath and movement, students move through the Primary Series that purify, strengthen and give flexibility to the body. Ashtanga is a dynamic and spiritual practice all at once. Start with Ashtanga all levels if you are knew to the practise.
Hatha  
Strength, flexibility & balance
Intermediate to Advanced

DYNAMIC

Postures are practiced to align, strengthen and promote flexibility in the body. Breathing techniques and meditation are also integrated. You can expect an emphasis on simplicity, repetition, and ease of movement.
Vinyasa Intermediate & Vinyasa Advanced

Work up a sweat and build stamina

DYNAMICIn these classes, poses are linked together in a non-stop sequence and supported by consistent breath. If you are new to this yoga style start with Slow Vinyasa Flow, while the ones with a regular practice are welcome to attend Vinyasa Intermediate. Vinyasa advanced offers a fast paced flow, where you will be challenged in strength, arm-balances and inversions.
108 Sun Salutations
Increase endurance and stamina
Intermediate to advanced

DYNAMIC

In this class we will be leading you through a sequence of 108 repetitions of Surya Namaskar. Recommended for Yogis that have mastered the basic Sun Salutations sequence and the more experienced practitioners of Yoga. It is a dynamic, challenging, cleansing and meditative sequence.
Calisthenics
Increase endurance and stamina
Intermediate to advanced

DYNAMIC

Designed to improve strength, flexibility, agility, balance, coordination, and aerobic conditioning-just about every skill you need to be a fit human being.
Animal Flow

Find your inner strength

Intermediate to advanced

DYNAMIC

Designed to be practiced bare hand & foot to increase sensory feedback. The practice was developed specifically
to increase mobility and flexibility by utilizing full ranges of motion in all movement planes.
Prenatal

Connect with your baby and yourself

For expectant mothersFor expectant mothers, Prenatal Yoga can have many benefits, including keeping fit, reducing stress, and improving strength and stability of the muscles used in childbirth. It can also help reduce the nausea, lower back pain, and headaches associated with pregnancy.

Where to Find Us

Located in Pietà by the Msida Yacht Marina at 190 Triq Marina (between BOV bank and the jewelers).

Centrally located a short drive from Ta’ Xbiex (3 min), Msida (4 min), Valletta (5 min), Gzira (6 min), Birkirkara (6 min), Sliema (10 min).

Or come by bus, bus stop Marina (904 / 1057)

Parking

Free parking by the marina side next to La Vela restaurant.