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
BeginnersThis 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.
Ashtanga
Work up a sweat and build stamina
Intermediate to advancedIn this physically demanding practice, students flow through a series of fixed poses, with every movement linked by the breath. In ashtanga classes you will move non-stop from pose to pose, so students should already have attended a foundational yoga practice before joining.
Gyrokinesis®
Stimulate your nervous system and increase your range of motion
All levels
including beginners
The Gyrokinesis Method is a movement method that addresses the entire body, opening energy pathways, stimulating the nervous system, increasing range of motion, and creating functional strength through rhythmic, flowing movement sequences. It is an original and unique method, which coordinates movement, breath and mental focus.
Hatha Levels 1-2
Strength, flexability, and balance
L1: Beginner-intermediate
L2: Advanced
The name Hatha refers to any yoga that teaches the physical postures. Hatha classes are a slow and gentle mix of physical poses, breathing and meditation practices. Hatha level 1 is recommended for beginners and Hatha level 2 for the more experienced.
Kundalini
Find physical vitality and increased consciousness
All levels
including beginners
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.
MeditationAll levels
including beginners
The benefits of meditation range from reducing stress, to increasing attention span and deepening self-awareness. The teacher will guide you through your practice, which can be especially beneficial for those who have trouble meditation on their own. In this class you will have the opportunity to explore different meditation techniques.
Mindful Movement
Bring awareness to your body
All levels including beginnersThis 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.
Mindfulness
Learn to be in the present
All levels including beginnersMindfulness is the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing without being overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around us. From breath and bodily sensations , from emotions to thoughts, Mindfulness Meditation helps us put some space between ourselves and our reactions. Mindfulness can greatly improve our quality of life, including our mental health and our relationship with ourselves and others.
Pilates
Increase muscle strength and tone
All levels
including beginners
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.
Pranayama
Learn the power of breathing
All levels
including beginners
Master your breathe and your emotional world. The basis for all deep breathing practices originates in the science of Yoga, specifically the branch of yoga known as Pranayama. The word pranayama is derived from two Sanskrit words: prana (life force) and yama (control). By controlling the breath, you can influence every aspect of your life.
PrenatalFor pregnant womenFor 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.
Restorative Tantra
Restore a peaceful dialogue with yourself
All levels
including beginners
Restorative Tantra extends meditation to the whole body through mindful asanas and through the harmonisation of our three dosas (constitutions). Both the sequences on the floor and the standing ones (called the three dosas balancing series) are like medicine for our whole being and can help treat anxiety, depression and fears from the inside out.
Restorative yoga
Release tension and restore energry
All levels
including beginners
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
Vinyasa Levels 1-2
Work up a sweat and build stamina
L1: Intermediate
L2: Advanced
In these classes, poses are linked together in a non-stop sequence and supported by consistent breath. Vinyasa classes can be fast or slow and include a range of poses from easy to challenging. Intermediate practitioners should start with Vinyasa Level 1, while the ones with a regular practice are welcome to attend Level 2. Vinyasa level 3 offers a fast paced flow, where you will be challenged in strength, arm-balances and inversions, and is suitable for you who are familiar with the names of the asanas
Yin
Increase flexibility while exploring the meditative benefits of Yoga
All levels
including beginners
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.
108 Sun Salutations
Increase endurance and stamina
Intermediate to advancedIn 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.
Yoga Nidra
Connect with yourself with this relaxing meditation
All levels
including beginners
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.

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