This cooling class makes you feel all warm and fuzzy inside. Deep and restful, Restorative yoga is designed to help each student release tension, stretch muscles, calm down, and detoxify from overstimulation in a fast-paced world. Using props, blankets, and bolsters, yoga postures and breathing exercises are sequenced to open your body slowly without resistance. This class is complemented by breath techniques for the poses to support an easy feeling in your mind and body.
You can expect to clear and quiet your mind, become more relaxed, in your body, and feeling peaceful and easy. You can let go here, distress, and revitalize all parts of yourself. Physical, emotional, and spiritual bodies are all welcome 😉 Trauma-sensitive approach.
Breathwork, the breakthrough mental and physical trending practice that’s right at the top of our nose, offers a multitude of benefits for physical and mental well-being. By practicing controlled breathing exercises, individuals can experience stress reduction, improved mental clarity, and enhanced emotional regulation. Breathwork also boosts energy levels, promotes better sleep, strengthens the immune system, and reduces physical tension. Additionally, it improves respiratory function, leading to increased lung capacity and oxygen circulation. Overall, breathwork provides a sense of lightness and freedom, contributing to an overall feeling of well-being.
In Chakra Yoga, we will highlight a chakra center or do a multiple-chakra focused class using physical postures (all levels yoga asana), breath sets, mudras (hand positions for focus), mantras (affirmations), chant, to harmonize the physical body with the spiritual body. Hands-on adjustments will be offered as well as mentorship in grasping the practice techniques and philosophy of the subtle/energetic body-your electromagnetic field.
30 minutes of Hatha Yoga and 30 Minutes of Yoga Nidra.
In Hatha Yoga, you will explore postures (asanas), breathing exercises, and energy balance (pranayama). Instruction includes pose alignment, relaxation techniques, concentration, and meditation. Yoga Nidra is a guided meditation practice to induce the alpha brain state or deep daydream state. Yoga Nidra has been shown to reduce tension and anxiety and restore the physical, emotional, and mental body. The state of Nidra is often said to be equivalent to four times as much deep, restorative sleep.
Recent studies at Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts General Hospital’s Depression and Clinical Research Program demonstrated that the changed brain activity in subjects who have learned to meditate hold steady even when they’re not meditating. Based on 19,000 meditation studies reviewed by Johns Hopkins University, meditation can help ease psychological stresses like anxiety, depression, and pain.
Join us in mindful meditation and visualization training that is fun and accessible for the busiest of minds. Learn to enjoy the internal journey of meditation. Classes will be instructional, experiential, and offer tools and techniques to weave the mindfulness into your daily living.
Classes will offer a variety of meditation formats and include:
Deep and restful, Restorative yoga is designed to help each student release tension, stretch muscles, calm down, and detoxify from over stimulation in a fast-paced world. Using props, blankets, and bolsters, yoga postures and breathing exercises are sequenced to open your body slowly without resistance. Just let it go!
In the Sound Bath and Deep Relaxation class, you will rest and experience therapeutic sound to bring you to a vibrational harmony-your natural state. Your fast-moving conscious mind will surrender to slower brain waves and the parasympathetic nervous system will restore the body to your natural state-regular organ function; easy breathing; calm body.
Receive the vibrational bath of Koshi Chimes; Gongs (Vibrational sounds of Neptune and the Moon); Handmade Himalayan Singing Bowls; Ocean Drum; Crystal Bowls tuned to the Chakras; Rainstick; Crystal Pyramids; Bells; and Tingsha and other instruments.
A 55 minute, small group stretch session with (9) students and (3) stretch professionals for assisted stretch for better overall health, mobility and fitness.
Stretching is an important component of your exercise and wellness plan and needs to be done correctly (alignment), consistently and throughout the body in order to:
We have made this easy! Often stretching gets left out of an exercise or wellness plan and students are stumped on the best ways to stretch for the highest benefits. In teams of 3 with one stretch professional, you will be guided through the stretch sequence and be given hands-on stretching assistance for proper alignment and deepening of the stretch.
The session is focused on the areas critical for mobility in the lower extremities: calves, hamstrings, hip flexors and quadriceps. In addition, we will stretch shoulders, neck, and lower back. The session will also include guided breathing, instruction on stretching technique with mind-body awareness and savasana or guided non-sleep, deep rest.
Yin Yoga is a cooling practice that moves at a slower pace, A typical class has 6-8 postures supported by props and held for a long period of time.
Pairing this practice with an aspect of aromatherapy can further improve your mood and decrease the stress that builds up daily. Aromatic blends used in class for relaxation have a base of lavender, mint, or eucalyptus. In today’s world, it’s important to give ourselves permission to slow down and “smell the flowers” so to speak. Yin Yoga and Aromatherapy class will allow you to do just that.
Designed to surprise you! 50% of fitness is in stretching and restoration of the body. Class includes both active repetitive movements and deep stretching to gain greater mobility leading to more STRENGTH. Feel alive and open after breathing sets and yes, you can meditate through guided meditation training. It’s delicious!
It’s yoga lunchtime with shoulder, neck and back flowing sequences. Through a series of invigorating stretches and movements, breath, and savasana time for the eyes, you will release tension and restore mobility and be ready to tackle the day’s challenges.
Popular class style that elevates your mood and increases fitness. Yoga postures and conscious breathing will be sequenced in fluid sets. Build strength, balance, and flexibility. Creative core sequences and breathwork are structured in bursts.
A seamless combination of vinyasa (flow) yoga designed to prepare the body for the second half of class, restorative yoga.
Learn yoga postures, breathing exercises and awareness techniques through flowing sequences. A “vinyasa” set is a flowing sequence that directs students to experience the “now” (present moment) through:
Deep and restful, Thrive blissful Restorative Yoga is designed to help each student release tension, stretch muscles, calm down and detoxify from overstimulation in a fast paced world. Using props, blankets and bolsters, yoga postures and breathing exercises are sequenced to open your body slowly without resistance. Energy constrictions and emotional malaise or tension will melt away and you will feel more present and recognize your inner strength.
Enjoy practicing yoga with great respect and care for yourself. Gentle yoga is suitable for seniors, any student recovering from injury or seeking to be easy with their body while still gaining the benefits of yoga.
Learn the benefits of yoga and practice to improve strength, flexibility, balance and range of motion. Through fun sequences and detailed instruction yoga aides can prevent osteoporosis, decrease stress, and improve memory and brain health. Class includes yoga postures, breathwork and meditation using props and modifications are offered as needed.
Chairs are available if getting up and down off of the floor is challenging.
Suitable for beginners and advanced students. Experience yoga practice as a game-changer in your health and well being. Reacquaint yourself with the sensations of your vitality. Gain compassion for the body and learn breathing to de-stress and revitalize. Classes are more than postures. Classes are mini yoga-trainings stimulating the intellect, inspiring presence through meditation, sound healing, yoga philosophy, and themes for living a better life.
Hatha yoga stretches, postures and pranayama sequenced and modified for individual students that attend the class —great opportunity to get personal attention (non-touch) and expand your experiential understanding of yoga. Enjoy a deep savasana as the sweet sound vibration of a short sound bath of crystal bowls surround you.
Yoga practice sequenced for all trimesters of pregnancy and fitness levels. Asana (postures), breathing sequences and calming techniques will help expectant mothers prepare for labor and new motherhood. Gain strength, stretch, and de-stress will bonding with other Momma’s-to-be. Prenatal Yoga sequences are modified to be safe for both mother and baby and are a fun way to stay fit and feel healthy during pregnancy and beyond. Our team of instructors are specifically trained in Prenatal Yoga and practiced yoga during their own pregnancies.
The reason you do yoga – feel vibrant and invincible!
Move through a series of postures and breathing techniques designed to support, strengthen, and increase flexibility in the muscles that support the spine. You will feel energized through crafty and original approaches to moving the body. Ideal for experienced students who seek a practice that is technically focused and physically challenging. Spine Alive practice will lead to mastery in the most advanced postures in yoga. Modifications will be offered to students of all levels.
Adding weights to your practice is like adding a layer of chocolate sauce to your favorite ice cream. In Yoga for Weights we’ll add light to moderate weights to yoga poses in sequences and sets that challenge your practice. This is a strength training class with a mindful, sensory perspective – slow, with your breath, to feel every movement. Warm up and cool down with somatic practices that prepare the body through gentle repetitive movements and help us tune in to internal sensations, prepare the body and cool to finish. You’ll leave feeling strong and energized.
This class will help you:
Weights will be provided.
Popular class style that elevates your mood and increases fitness. Yoga postures and conscious breathing will be sequenced in fluid sets. Build strength, balance, and flexibility. Find your joy of yoga by feeling amazing!
A typical sequence includes, deep breathing exercise, a series of standing postures such as the half-moon pose, eagle pose, and dancer pose, floor postures such as the spine twist, cobra pose, and locust pose and always savasana.
Let’s heat things up. This invigorating flow yoga class is practiced in a heated room (85 degrees) and set to a faster pace. Expect to sweat through unique flowing sequences and learn to stay self-aware and calm in the midst of challenge. Thrive Hot Flow classes encourage fitness, strength & flexibility through precise alignment and postures practiced with breathing synchronicity.