Classes

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We are dedicated to helping people recognize the potential & power of the mind, body & spirit connection. Through intentional teaching, we provide each person with an experience to meet their needs. Classes are designed and adapted for all levels of ability.

 
 

Journey Into Power with Lea

Monday
7:00-8:15 pm

Journey Into Power is designed to integrate the mind-body-spirit connection into each yoga posture. (May 7-June 11)

 

Gentle Yoga with Pat

Tuesday
7:00-8:30 pm

This 90 minute class is a combination of restorative yoga postures, including standing and floor postures. A modified version of power yoga sequences. (7 week session May 1- June 12)

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Power Vinyasa Yoga 75 with Jennifer

TBA

This 75 minute Power Vinyasa yoga class provides a basic sequence that is perfect for all levels of experience.

 

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Intro to Rocket I with James O'Brien

Sun. April 29th 8:30am-10:30am

If you’ve wanted to fly try The Rocket, it will get you there faster! The Rocket is a dynamic practice grounded in the Ashtanga Vinyasa tradition practiced by it’s creator Larry Schultz. Key to this practice is the use of Breath, Bandhas and Drishti to link Spirit, Body and Mind. In this way the physical practice of the asanas becomes an inwardly focussed meditation in Motion. With this focus, self awareness and regular practice we learn that, “You are Stronger than you Think that You are.” - Larry Schultz. The Rocket 1 practice is based primarily on the Ashtanga Primary Series but some Inversion and Arm Balance postures are introduced from the Ashtanga Intermediate Series create a more exciting (FUN!) practice. Strength poses are used as checkpoints to focussed awareness on the Bandhas. The Rocket also differs from traditional Ashtanga Vinyasa in that students are free to attempt all the asanas regardless of their level of practice. Most importantly modifications are not only permitted but encouraged so that students may enjoy the practice start to finish and progress at their own pace over time. Larry Schultz, “The Bad Man” of Ashtanga yoga rebelled against the strict rules regarding progression through the Ashtanga series and want an accessible practice more attuned to Western Minds. But the lineage and traditions of Ashtanga Vinyasa and the 8 Limbs of Yoga are still respected and followed in The Rocket as taught by ‘It’s Yoga’, the school Larry opened in 1989 in San Francisco and know with branch schools around the world. This special 2 hr class will begin with 45 minutes of discussion and attention to Ujjayi Breath, 3 Bandhas - Mula bandha, Uddiyana bandha and Jalandhara bandha, and Drishti. As well some practical safety guidelines will be discussed and well as suggested options for omitting poses or trying options and modifications so the the flow of the class is maintained. Following the theory and practical introduction we will launch into a 75 minute Rocket 1 practice as taught by the It’s Yoga studios. Prepare to focus, and quite possibly to laugh. “Just Breathe and Go with the Flow” The Facilitator for the workshop is freshly returned from Tenerife, Canary Islands where he certified to teach Rocket 1, and the Modified Primary Series with the It’s Yoga trainers including Marie, the widow of the late Larry Schultz.