The word hatha (lit force, sun) symbolizes a system of physical techniques integrating body, mind, and spirit through physical practice of asana (physical posture, movement) with breath work (pranayama) guided by experienced yoga teacher. Our Hatha Yoga classes offer students (beginner to advanced) the chance to experience a blend of alignment-based asanas and breath work. Focus cultivation of deeper awareness of how rejuvenating and healing yoga can be!
This class is open to intermediate and advanced yoga practitioners. Vinyasa means to place with purpose. This flowful yoga practice emphasizes breath-synchronized with movement. This yoga is intended to generate heat within enhancing a purification effect on the body and calming to the mind. Experience the your water like state in this fluidly tranquil practice.
Kundalini Yoga has been called the yoga of awareness. It is presented in the form of ‘kriyas’; a kriya is a sequence of postures (asanas), physical exercises, breath work (pranayamas), meditations and mantra that has a specialized effect on the mind, body and spirit. There are literally thousands of kriyas in Kundalini Yoga and each one is a whole unto itself, a perfect jewel that acts to create a particular flow. Kundalini is a Sanskrit term that represents the evolutionary power that resides in every human being, and its awakening releases the spiritual and creative potential that is our individual and collective birthright.
If your new to kettle bells going Jessica Mott for an Intro Class. The goal of this class is learn how to use kettlebells to increase strength, endurance and flexibility to recover from chronic and acute overuse injuries, and learn a safe way to train yourself. Jessica will show you how to properly use the kettle bells safely and effectively. Kettlebells will help you eliminate or minimize post-workout soreness and fatigue. This is a great class for anyone with a "bad" knee, shoulder, hip, back-- anything that keeps you from feeling your best.
Meditation is open to everyone. Meditation is not religion. You are not expected to sit still for an hour. You may sit on the floor, lie on the ground, or we can provide you with a chair. The following description provides a detailed description of the style of medication class offered.
This class uses meditations from the Kundalini Yoga tradition to safely and gently balance your nervous system creating a calm stillness of mind. Unlike a traditional Kundalini Yoga class, where there is a larger amount of class time practicing exercise kriyas, this class spends a longer amount time in meditation and less exercising. There are literally thousands of meditations from this Raj yogic tradition to draw on. According to research, practicing meditation for extended periods of time can bring about positive changes in the brain and awareness by rewiring neural pathways after 45 to 50 minutes of practice. This class explores extended meditation times that are needed to experience enhanced brain function. Different meditations will be taught each class which might include: mantra mediation, guided imagery, elements of mindfulness, ect. Beginners to practicing mediators will benefit from this class. Class will begin with a small amount of yogic exercise and a nice amount of pranayama breathing practices to oxygenate the brain, and wake up the body for mediation. After the meditation there will be deep relaxation using vibrational sound therapy to deepen the effect and balancing your body’s energy systems further. Philip will be play 2 to 4 large crystal singing bowls followed by some time bathing in the healing vibrations of his 32in Paiste symphonic gong.
We have vaying degrees of heated classes. They range from 80-100 degrees Farenheit. Some classes such as Vinyasa HEAT or HOT 26 are between 90-100 F. Classes such as WARM & Shanti and Ebb and Flow are approximately 80-85 F.