Vinyasa is also referred to as flow yoga, is a style of yoga that connects breath and movement, more specifically linking one movement per breath. This movement can be done at a slow, medium or more rigorous pace. We teach a heat-building Vinyasa practice yet our practice space is non-heated.
Levels of Vinyasa:
Our gentle flow session will be guided slowly for practitioners with physical limitations or injuries. The teacher will provide modifications for the poses to keep the body safe. This is also great place to start if you are new to a Vinyasa practice.
Our all levels flow session will be guided in such a way that the practitioners can practice at their own ability level and the teacher will provide modifications for the poses.
Our slow flow session is a fluid practice developing proper alignment and breathing techniques.
Our advanced flow session is a more dynamic practice, linking movement and breath with more intricate sequencing to help build heat, concentration, endurance, strength and flexibility. Advanced asanas, including inversions and arm balances will be offered as well.
Yin yoga is a slow paced style where the postures are held for longer periods of time (five minutes or more per pose is common). By holding postures, practitioners can get to the connective tissues of the body, the tendons, fascia and ligaments, in order to increase circulation in the joints and improve joint mobility and flexibility. This class is a more meditative approach to yoga and all levels are welcome.
The Ashtanga (eight limbed) primary series is the basis for all Vinyasa flow asanas (postures). We offer a modified 1/2 primary series for those individuals looking to explore the original, methodical style of yoga to improve concentration, breathing and to fine-tune their practice. These session are 90 minutes in duration.
Meditation sessions are 15-20 minutes and are guided by one of our instructors. They follow a yoga practice throughout the schedule. Meditation is free with any class purchase. Drop-in practice meditation sessions cost $5 per occurrence (see schedule).
These session are donation-based and much of the proceeds will go to the charity selected by Y12SR participants. Sessions occur every other Sunday at 5pm and will begin again in the Fall, 2019.
We offer one-on-one or semi-private (2 or more practitioners) sessions. These are exceptional sessions for individuals seeking practice in the foundational postures, new to the practice or needing a practice to target a specific area (i.e. hip openers, shoulder flexibility, lumbar region, chair yoga, pre-natal practice, etc.) We also provide private sessions for small groups celebrating a special event (i.e. bridal/wedding parties, showers, birthdays, anniversaries, etc.) Multiple session discounts are available.