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CLASS DESCRIPTIONS BELOW
DEEP STRETCH AND RELAX ~ YIN ~ WITH INGRID JAEGER
A meditative practice which is rooted in the theory of Traditional Chinese Medicine, this class uses postures to target the deep connective tissues and muscle fascia throughout the body. Poses are held for longer periods of time which helps to increase range of motion for the muscles, build space and strength in the joints, and release deeply held tension in the body. The class ends with restorative poses that will leave you feeling more balanced. All levels welcome, limited to 25.
DEEP STRETCH AND RELAX ~ YIN ~ WITH OLIVIA RIDDIFORD
This class uses postures to target the deep connective tissues and muscle fascia throughout the body. Poses are held for longer periods of time which helps to increase range of motion for the muscles, build space and strength in the joints, and release deeply held tension in the body. The class ends with restorative poses that will leave you feeling more balanced. All levels welcome.
DEEP STRETCH AND RELAX ~ WITH MELISSA LORUSSO
This class will focus on deep stretching, releasing and starting to gently wake up some of those chronically tight area’s in your body. While yoga can be a type of strength training, this class will focus on deeper stretching working with the connective tissue (fascia). Great for people who have been injured, have had surgeries or are actively working to heal their bodies. No yoga experience necessary. Heated 75 F Limited to 18
DEEP STRETCH AND RELAX WITH FLOW ~ WITH NIISA MORTON
Target chronically tight areas of the body with deep stretches that help relax the body and the mind; then move thru a slow flow of standing and balance poses that help bring fluidity and space to those same areas. The class ends with restorative poses that will leave you feeling more calm and grounded. All levels welcome. Heated 75 F Limited to 18, pre registration suggested.
FUNCTIONAL YOGA FLOW ~ WITH INGRID JAEGER
Build strength, stamina, flexibility and greater mind-body awareness as you move through a range of creatively and purposefully sequenced postures with intelligent alignment cues. In this moderately-paced class, postures are explored with modifications and options for all levels.
GENTLE YOGA FOR EVERY BODY ~ WITH ELAINE CODY
A slow paced, gentle yoga class that integrates therapeutically oriented principles of alignment. This class will include stretching, strengthening and balance poses along with breath work and meditation. Modifcations and hands on assists are given as needed. Taught by physical therapist Elaine Cody.
HEATED VINYASA FLOW ~ WITH SARA HUBBARD
This heated Vinyasa class will guide you through an integrative and mindful sequence of poses leading with the breath. Every class offers a unique series of postures that will build strength, flexibility and balance. Instruction will be given while flowing from one posture to the next, and gentle assists and modifications will be offered as needed. This class is suitable for beginner students familiar with the basic poses and more experienced students looking to find their edge. Classes are taught in 80 F.
KRIPALU YOGA ~ WITH DIANE MACKENZIE
This moderately paced class focuses on strengthening the body by sustaining postures and developing mental focus through guidance in meditation and conscious breathing practices. Kripalu Yoga connects the mind, body and spirit in a compassionate and non judgmental way. It is often described as “meditation in motion”.
KUNDALINI YOGA AND MEDITATION ~ WITH MELISSA LORUSSO
Kundalini Yoga and Meditation
This energizing class includes a specific set of postures, breathwork and meditation. We will work on raising as well as grounding our energy. Kundalini yoga has profound and subtle effects on all the systems in our body, including the endocrine and nervous systems, which can then help balance our emotional and physical bodies. In a world that can sometimes throw us off balance it is reassuring to have some tools and techniques to help us regain our footing. That is what Kundalini Yoga is a system that helps us navigate life. This class is for all levels (modifications will always be offered)
MODERATE VINYASA FLOW ~ WITH INGRID JAEGER
A Vinyasa Style yoga class combining movement and breath with a strong emphasis on alignment. This class will challenge each student to safely stretch and strengthen the body while bringing a sense of calm and well-being to the mind. Poses are held slightly longer to create a strong connection with the breath. Modifications and hands on adjustments are given as needed. Moderate level of intensity and NO HEAT.
MODERATE VINYASA FLOW ~ WITH MELISSA LORUSSO
A vinyasa style yoga class that infuses elements of Forrest Yoga, meaning longer holds to offer you a different perspective from which to explore breath, energy, and alignment. Melissa’s teaching style lends lots of cues for alignment. Pranayama techniques (breathing techniques) and meditation practices will be weaved into the class as well. This class is suitable for beginners that are familiar with basic poses, modifications are offered. This class will be taught in a warm room (about 76 degrees).
RESTORATIVE YOGA ~ WITH TRICIA GEBBIE AND DIANE MACKENZIE
This restorative yoga class will nourish the body and mind by allowing you to unwind from a busy weekend and prepare for the week ahead. Breathing deeply and sustaining poses allows your nervous system to rest and reset with this slow flow restorative class. This Restorative class may also include Reiki healing and facial massage to enhance grounding, restoring and centering experience.
ROOT TO RISE ~ SLOW FLOW ~ WITH OLIVIA RIDDIFORD
Starting from the ground up, this slow flow class will lay the well-intentioned foundation for a strength building asana practice. Every pose will grow from the foundation, allowing you to turn inward and open up to a sense of calm and clarity. (we don’t want to say what they will experience as that is so individual) The key to this flow is to build a wise, stable, supportive structure while allowing for peace and focus. All levels welcome.
SLOW VINYASA FLOW ~ WITH MICHELE NETTO
This class will provide yogis of all levels the opportunity to explore the connection between breath, movement and meditation. Variations and modifications will be provided so that each person can practice in a way that best fits him or her. The room will be warm, but not hot.
STRUCTURAL VINYASA ~ WITH NICOLE JOURNALIST
Structural Vinyasa is a class framed to be accessible to students of various levels of practice. Built on the foundation of classical yoga this class incorporates sequences aimed at developing the dynamic relationship between breath and movement, and posture. Room is moderately heated.
SUPPORTED CHAIR YOGA ~ SUSAN MADDIGAN
Come explore the many benefits of yoga and experience how it can improve your posture, mobility, balance, strength, flexibility, mood, sleep and quality of life. Using the tools we have at hand – our breath, focus and mindfulness and props such as the wall, a chair and blocks, one can individualize a yoga practice to suit your needs on any given day. Chair yoga can be beneficial for those living with illnesses such as Parkinson’s Disease, Cancer and Muscular Dystrophy and for those recovering from injuries including knee, foot, hips, shoulder and neck. Learn ways to modify and to challenge your yoga practice and enjoy yoga’s physical, mental and emotional effects.
VINYASA FLOW ~ WITH SARA HUBBARD
This Vinyasa class will guide you through an integrative and mindful sequence of poses leading with the breath. Every class offers a unique series of postures that will build strength, flexibility and balance. Instruction will be given while flowing from one posture to the next, and gentle assists and modifications will be offered as needed. This class is suitable for beginner students familiar with the basic poses and more experienced students looking to find their edge.
YOGA SCULPT ~ WITH OLIVIA RIDDIFORD
Yoga Sculpt incorporates free weights into a Vinyasa flow sequence for an added challenge. With the addition of hand weights, you will build lean muscle and push yourself in new ways! With some cardio moves thrown in and upbeat music, this powerful workout will get your blood and sweat flowing. While moving through traditional yoga poses with 2 or 3 pound weights (believe me, you will not want heavier than this!), the class will focus on building strength and endurance, increasing self-confidence and awareness while keeping the self balanced.