Ashtanga literally means 8 limbs: defined by Patanjali in his yogic text, the Yoga Sutras, as Yama (ethical disciplines,) Niyama (self observation,) Asana (Posture,) Pranayama, (breath regulation,) Pratyahara (sense withdrawal,) Dharana (concentration,) Dhyana (meditation) and Samadhi (State of total peace.) This is Led format class that student will become familiar with the Primary Series: sequence starts with Surya Namaska. (Sun salutations) and standing postures to build inner heat and strength. Practice will move on to a set of forward bends and hip openers. Not appropriate for absolute beginners.
A mild flow practice with some rest in between poses allowing some balance between activity and rest. Some foundations and essentials are worked and reviewed, such as allighnments, preparations, details of postures philosophy, etc. The practitioner will have more security and lightness in the practice.
Vinyasa Flow is a style of yoga which means "put in a special way" linking movement to breath and creating fluid of practice. In this class, it passes from one asana (posture) to the other through the breathing rhythm. Asana, (Poses) Pranayama, (breath regulation) Mudras, (gestures) Bandhas, (contractions) Kryas, (Purifications) Mantras, (Chants) and a little of the philosophy of yoga are some of the tools in the intense practice.
Meditation is one of the main aspects of Yoga. They are not separate: Yoga is meditation. In this class you are going to explore a level 1 asana (Pose) that has many benefits before meditation: it allows you to slip into meditation effortlessly: the body and mind will be in a much more comfortable shape to dive deep into the self. We practice many kinds of meditations though they might seem different, most of them are in essence, the same.
Restorative yoga is the passive style of yoga meant to delve deep into the connective tissue of your joints, to find the deep recesses in your body and mind. It is introspective, quiet and has therapy effects, scientifically proven, in the nervous system as well as build your immunity with this wonderful relaxing practice. Through the use of props, the body is held restfully and comfortably. The posture allows for the let go of the need to act or think. Each posture is held (anywhere from 2-5 minutes) and through passive postures, will take you, the practitioner on a physical and mental journey of discovery. It is an effective way to bring balance to over stimulated nerves and to ease chronic tension. Stress and toxins are eased out of the tissues of the body and mind allowing our natural state of physical harmony to arise.
Our pre-designed interval class uses no equipment, so it is very feasible and easy to learn. From warm up to cool down, the workout is fun and easy to follow! We have researched and tested and designed a near "perfect" class that is yours for the taking.
A total body strength training class utilizing dumbbells to improve strength and tone muscle. Find motivation in working out to fun, energizing music in a class setting.
This class combines body weight exercises, light resistance training and isometric movements with a bunch of ballet style to tone and strengthen the body while improving posture and flexibility
A great blend of circuit training, functional fitness, and cardio endurance with spinning and use of suspension training (TRX). Get ready to sweat and have fun!
Full body strength training class that challenges all major muscle groups. This class offers exercise utilizing the barbell system to increase muscle strength and indurence. All levels welcome.
This class includes a full body strength trainign workout, designed specifically for those new to exercise, active older adults or those rehabbing from injury. Weights, bands, and balls will be utilized to help gain strength, balance and range of motion.
This class provides continuous aerobic activity using the step bench, This class is designed for both beginners and those with experience.
This class provides continuous aerobic activity using the step bench, This class is designed for both begenners and those with experience,
This core focused class strengthens and restores the whole body, through movements challenging your cardio endurence, stability and flexibility.