Adult Yoga Classes
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Increase range of motion and flexibility with this introduction to traditional Iyengar style yoga. Poses will be modified based on the ability of each student. Breathing exercises and restorative postures will help relieve stress. No previous experience required.
Basic to Intermediate Yoga
Incorporating yoga postures, relaxation techniques, and breathing exercises will help you increase muscular strength and flexibility, and to balance the body and calm the mind. Various props such as blocks, bolsters, blankets, and straps are routinely used. An understanding and familiarity with basic yoga movements is helpful but not required.
Dynamically align your body with your breath before the rest of the day unfolds. Heart-centered yoga is for those who wish to take their practice to the next level. Have fun while strengthening your body and improving flexibility.
Yoga with a fitness focus! This class conditions the body by building muscle strength, increasing flexibility and improving stamina. Yoga poses strengthen the core, improve posture and relieve stress. Not a traditional yoga class. All fitness levels welcome.
Relax and release tension mindfully during pregnancy. Help improve your balance, circulation, and strengthen your muscles to help your body adapt to the wonderful changes that are taking place. This class will provide restful and restorative poses where you can find peace and harmony. No previous experience required. A physician's clearance is recommended.
Renew and relax with this restorative style yoga class. Gain flexibility, improve balance, and increase range of motion through yoga postures, modified for your personal needs and abilities. Learn coping skills for our stressful world with breathing exercises, restorative poses, and relaxation techniques. No previous yoga experience required.
Silver Sneakers® Yoga
Yoga will move your whole body through a series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity.
A balanced combination of vinyasa flowing and longer holding poses. Classes incorporate progressive sequences focusing on alignment that gently builds to a more rhythmic pace. Body and mind come together in this centering and invigorating flow. During class, students are encouraged to explore all the benefits of each posture within the boundaries and framework of their own individual expressions. Classes are set to music and open to all levels.