Class Descriptions

All Levels with Rhonda, Sundays, 5:00 – 6:30 pm – This is a hatha yoga class open to all levels of experience. Postures (asanas) and stretches are taught in combination with the breath to develop flexibility and relaxation. A variety of styles are used,  sometimes focusing on a specific series of postures, other times following a flow of movements. Attention is given to proper alignment of the body in an effort to help the student find greater balance, strength, flexibility, calmness, and above all, self-awareness.

Vinyasa Yoga with Tammy, Sundays 10:00-11:30 am – Vinyasa is a flowing yoga style, moving and fun, that unites breath with movement. Includes some physically challenging postures taught in stages — modifications will be presented for newer practitioners, and more experienced yogis can explore more difficult variations.

Mindfulness Yoga with Bev, Mondays 5:30 – 7:00 pm – Bev’s Monday night class is accessible for all students of all levels. She encourages a movement practice that strengthens both body and mind. She teaches alignment principles while integrating mindfulness and deepening awareness. Classes promote balance, flexibility, and strength using a variety of postures.

Wake Up to Hatha Yoga with Swarupa, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30 – 7:30 am – This Anusara-style class is for those of you who are newer to Hatha yoga and for level 1 students, who want to start your day with a gentle openness and alignment that will enhance your day-to-day experience. It’s a tangible and practical way to invite healthy living into your work life and safety and flexibility to your recreational life. Over the course of six weeks you will have the tools to open and refresh your body when you need to: at work, home, or play. All body shapes and sizes welcome. Pre-registration is required for this class by contacting Swarupa at swarupatita@gmail.com or call 723-3283

Tune in and Flow with Jenny, Tuesdays 5:30-7:00pm – Enjoy a playful and rigorous practice that explores the connection between the breath and repetitive therapeutic movements, creative asana practice, and focused core work. You will challenge your body (and mind) in new ways and bring awareness to weak links in our systems in order to foster healing and rejuvenation. Previous yoga experience helpful, but not necessary.

Gentle Resilience Yoga with Carol, Wednesdays 5:30 to 7:00 pm – Join us for a rejuvenating combination of yoga postures refined by alignment, breath work and relaxation. Build a greater capacity for vitality as you increase strength, flexibility and balance. Perfect for those wanting a slower paced class with an emphasis on awareness. Call Carol at 209-9297 for questions, or to arrange private sessions.

Noon Hour Yoga with varying RFY teachers, Thursdays, 12:10-12:55 pm – This 45-minute lunch hour class offers deep stretching and movement for the middle of the day. Each day varies, combining seated postures, vinyasa flows and standing poses. It will be a quick and rejuvenating class, ideally before eating. All levels are welcome, cost for this class is $10.

Forrest Yoga with Lindsey, Thursdays, 5:30 – 7:00 pm – **Forrest Yoga will be on hiatus June-August 2018, resuming September** The Forrest Yoga method gets you connecting to your core – getting strong and centered. We use heat, deep breathing, and vigorous sequences to move out toxins while the long holds in the pose progressions help you flush, oxygenate, and rejuvenate every cell. The classes are a series of carefully constructed asanas and vinyasa designed to build strength and endurance, strip numbness from your core, help you breathe and move in ways that release emotional shielding, and prevent and heal injury.

Seasonal Yoga Flow and Glow, Thursdays in the Summer (June-Aug) 5:30 – 7:00pm – Taught by a variety of Rainforest Yoga teachers and appropriate for all levels. This varying class will leave you feeling rejuvenated physically and mentally for those long summer nights. Classes will range from intelligent asanas, to rich restorative, or intense strengthening sequences, all while encouraging students to be mindful along the way.

Restorative Series with Swarupa, Fridays (except 1st Friday), 5:30 – 7:00 pm – Restorative yoga incorporates passively held postures (with the help of blankets and bolsters), gentle movement, visualization, and meditation. Chronically stressed muscles can effortlessly elongate and open. Allowing your mind to follow meditative guidance, settling in to the the present moment, can restore the natural balance of your mind, body and spirit. A regular practice in relaxation allows one to breathe easier, sleep better, think more clearly, and respond more rationally to the stresses of daily life. All are welcome. Call Swarupa at 723-3283 or swarupatita@gmail.com to reserve your space. Registration is limited to 10 people.

First Friday Community Yoga Tasting with Special Guest Teachers, 5:15 – 6:15 pm – Whoo hoo!  A free yoga class!  Open to all levels including those new to yoga; held on the first Friday of each month.  Please see our schedule page.

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