Chair Yoga is a gentle yoga form of yoga. You will practice yoga sitting in a chair and standing using the chair as support. Stretch, strengthen and learn breathing techniques to support your mind and body. This class is appropriate for people with injures, health conditions or limitations with getting up or down off the floor. This class is also for students that want to start their week out gently awakening all the joints of the body.
This lively and fun yoga class is for moms and dads with their children ages 3 and older. Families will explore yoga poses and breathing practices together while sharing love with each other and other families in the community. Laughter, verbal and physical interaction and creative play are included. Self-expression is definitely encouraged! This class meets monthly. Please purchase a $15 drop-in pass for one adult and one child. Purchase a $5 Family Yoga – Additional Child pass, on your account, for each additional participant.
Gentle Sensory Yoga
This gentle yoga class, which includes both floor-based postures and standing poses, gives the student a whole body sensory experience. The senses are draw inward through slow movement to open the body’s subtle energy and experience new depths of awareness of our senses. Class ends with an extended guided systematic relaxation to align yourself with the inner wisdom of deep relaxation and to bring balance to the senses. Suitable for all levels, including beginners.
Mindful Flow with Sound Healing Meditation
This class is designed to help you stay connected to the present moment experience throughout your posture practice. When fully present on our mats, we are not just training our body to move into and hold incredibly beneficial poses, we are training our minds to come under our control and be attentive to what we want it to focus on. We are teaching it how to stay fresh and in the flow of what is happening now. When we bring mindfulness into our posture practice, we give ourselves stress relief and calmness to benefit our body-mind-spirit system. Class will end with a 15 min Healing Sound Meditation. With the use of sacred instruments, we will release energetic blockages to induce a state of ease and harmony in the body and mind. Suitable for all levels.
This all-levels, feel-good practice is a great way to break up the day, release tension and stress and let go of your morning. Move slowly and stretch to decompress, increase productivity and improve focus so you can mindfully navigate the rest of your day.
Prenatal Yoga: A Therapeutic Approach
This therapeutic approach to prenatal yoga is designed to help expectant mothers cultivate a focused mind and body awareness, positive intentions and an improved sense of well-being for both mother and baby. Sessions include asana, pranayama, meditation, relaxation and self-care strategies. Classes also support the development of a healthy home practice that can be done safely, simply and daily.
Restorative + Yoga Nidra
Mary Beth guides you through a restorative practice, helping you modify postures in a safe, effective way that strengthens and stretches major muscle groups, stabilizes the joints and restores a range of motion while honoring the needs of your body. Each class ends with a Yoga Nidra meditation to help you enter a profound state of receptive relaxation. All levels welcome.
Slow Flow Vinyasa
Experience a slower pace than a regular vinyasa class. This class allows you to breathe more deeply and increase flexibility, strength and stamina. Experience a blend of poses with modifications to meet your individual needs. Finish with a systematic relaxation. This practice is ideal for the beginner or anyone who just wants to slow down.
Sunday Salutations and Meditation
Invigorate the whole body by practicing a series of 12 poses linking breath and movement with rhythm. Build strength and flexibility in all major muscle groups while activating the solar plexus, bringing you into a meditative state. Each class ends with a short, seated meditation. Explore both the grace and strength of yoga as you honor the light that shines within. Appropriate for all levels.
Learn to build skills into flowing sequences by stringing poses together so that you move from one pose to another seamlessly with a focus on combining breath with movement. We will work to refine postures and move beyond the limitations of the body and mind. Some prior experience is recommended due to class pacing.
Yin classes are a more passive style of practice that focus on relaxation in the body and quieting of the mind. Poses are mainly done on the floor with a longer hold (1-4 mins.) and a slower deeper breath to help facilitate the down regulation of the nervous system. Yin yoga allows us to work the other half, the deeper tissues of our ligaments, joints, deep fascia networks and even our bones. It is a quiet, slow, and introspective practice that is open to most ages and levels.
Yoga and Meditation
This evening meditation class will focus on deep rest and calming the mind. Forward bends and hip openers will help you slow down and tune into your body. Class ends with a deeply relaxing savasana and guided meditation to settle your body and mind and find a softer focus for the end of your day. For maximum experience dim your lights, gather blankets and pillows, turn on ambient music. Suitable for all levels; no previous experience with meditation is required.
Students will work through the basics of proper alignment and breath control – building strength, flexibility and balance. This class moves at a slow pace to build a strong foundation. Perfect for beginners and yogis who wish to develop better alignment. Build on the basics and refine your relationship to your body. Suitable for all levels.
Yoga Core is a class that is designed to work your core by focusing on weight-bearing poses and traditional core work such as crunches. This combination of poses works your muscles in a new way to increase strength and endurance. Practice toward holding poses to realize a complete transformation of your core strength. This practice is equal parts challenging and calming.
This class is a combination of Yoga and Pilates. This blending of techniques focuses on combining mind and body exercise with the benefits of strength, balance and flexibility. Pilates focuses on strengthening the small muscle groups of the body’s core in the back and abs. This practice provides the mental and spiritual practice of yoga while testing the strength and endurance of the whole body. Suitable for all levels, including beginners.
Hatha Yoga – Mixed Level
Focus on classic yoga poses with an emphasis on alignment within the body. Detailed instruction will help you achieve a deeper reflection in asana (poses), build on the basics and refine your relationship to your body. We will provide options for all levels so you always have the choice to remain at one level or move on to the next.