CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

HOT POWER

Our hot power/vinyasa flow classes are challenging and powerful and will teach you to move with your breath.  You will find a combination of sun salutations, deep opening postures, strong standing poses, and challenging arm balances.  This class is designed for experienced yogis, however all walks of life are absolutely welcome. Don’t run for the hills if you are newer to yoga, just remember to take breaks and pace your bad self!  We DO recommend you take a non-heated, warm, or Virgins class (or maybe two) before attending any of our Hot Power classes. And please, bring water….you WILL sweat.  The temperature is set at 90-92 degrees, 40% humidity.

Hot Power class names on our schedule include: Sunday Bloody Sunday, Hot Power Express, RISE UP!, Some Like It Hot, and Nama-SLAY Saturday

WARM POWER

Warm Power classes are equally as challenging and energizing as Hot Power, just performend at a slightly lower base temperature.  Expect to move, flow, smile, and sweat!  The thermostat is set at 80-83 degrees, 40% humidity

Warm Power classes on our schedule include: Slow Your Roll (poses are held longer than in a traditional flow class), Warm Power Nooner, and Saturday Morning Fever.

YOGA VIRGINS

Our Yoga Virgins classes are designed for those newer to the practice and those who want to strengthen their foundation, technique.  Focus will be on alignment of foundational postures, as well as building core strength and stability/grounding in each pose.  Classes are Non-heated.

Virgins classes include: Yoga Virgins Flow & Restore (see Restorative Yoga below for description of this component), and Yoga FUNdamentals

WARM SEQUENCE

This Bikram-inspired class consists of 26 individual poses and 2 pranayama (breathing) exercises performed in a specific sequence that does not change.  Sequence lovers take this class to strengthen and lengthen their bodies, and the warm temperature, set at 85 degrees, allows one to go deeper into the postures and to release toxins.  Each posture has a specific purpose and benefit to the body, as does each breathing exercise.  

YIN

Yin is a style of yoga that targets the deep connective tissues of the body.  It is the perfect compliment to our Yang style of yoga (Power, Vinyasa flow).  Yin is a very passive approach where you perform the majority of the poses seated or laying down.  As the body unravels and releases stress, circulation increases and energy ignites!  The poses are held for roughly 3-5 minutes to target connective tissues, fascia, and ligaments with the aim of lubricating and protecting our joints.  Students of every level are heavily encouraged to participate. (Non-heated)  

Yin class names on our schedule include: Are YIN to Stretchin’?, Candlelight Yin, YIN(g)-a-Long

YOGALATES

Yogalates is a refreshing combination of calisthenics, yoga, and Pilates.  The movements in this class are designed to work the lymphatic system as well as the internal organs of the body in combination with the skeletal and muscular structure of the entire physique. Non-heated.

Candlelight Yogalates & Yin is offered Wednesday evenings.

RESTORATIVE YOGA

Restorative yoga is a practice that is all about slowing down and opening your body through passive (as opposed active) stretching.  During the long holds of restorative yoga, your muscles are allowed to relax fully and deeply.  This relaxing practice offers a unique feeling because props, rather than your muscles, are used to support your body. Restorative classes are very mellow, making them a good complement to the more active practices on our schedule, and an excellent antidote to stress.  Non-heated.

Classes on our schedule that incorporate restorative yoga include: Candlelight Flow & Restore, and Yoga Virgins Flow & Restore

TEEN YOGA

Why should grown ups have all the fun??  Challenging, dynamic, and playful sequencing for teens that will lead to greater self-awareness, focus, and empowerment. Teens will develop strength, flexibility, and balance. Perfect for teen athletes and for those who need to de-stress from the pressures of daily life! Come ready to sweat AND to laugh!  Our GET RIPPED Teen Power Hour class is designed for Grades 8-12.  Non-heated. 

 

KIDS YOGA

Our kids yoga classes will be presented as a special series throughout the year.  This series is designed for young yogis ages 6-11, and provides a great way for your child to unwind after a long school day.  In a non-competitive and nurturing environment, your child will practice different yoga poses and sequences, play fun and challenging yoga-style games, learn simple partner poses, and learn skills & techniques for self-calming and stress relief.  Themes such as peace, respect, gratitude & acceptance will be introduced.  This class provides a fun-filled way for kids to cultivate self-esteem and body awareness.  

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