This class covers the foundations of yin or yang yoga poses and alignment while receiving a gentle practice. In yoga we are interested in how we go into and come out of the pose, not how deep we go into the pose, making this your own practice. It is a process of connecting breath, body and mind while developing strength, flexibility and balance.
Gentle to Moderate Yoga
This Gentle to Moderate practise is done with the intention of waking up the muscles and joints through breath and movement, self-massage techniques to relieve physical and mental tension to energizing your mind and body in preparation for your day ahead. This class offers flow movements with some longer held poses, some therapeutics, and yin yoga mixed in as well followed by a restorative mediation making this a well-balanced class your body will appreciate
Deep Stretch Yin
Yin yoga originates from the ancient traditions of yoga & Chinese medicine. This practice emphasizes deep, grounded, passive stretches held for longer periods of time, traditionally three to five minutes. Yin is practiced with the muscles relaxed, instead focusing on the connective tissues (ligaments, tendons, joints, and fascia) of the hips, pelvis and spine and energetic meridians of the body. It is a very meditative practice, as we find a comfortable edge, become still and observe the responses of the mind and body. Great for increasing flexibility! The deep stretching Yin yoga is a perfect complement to the dynamic and muscular (yang) styles of yoga.
Gentle-Moderate Yin/Yang & Restorative
Gentle stretches to flowing back to the basic yoga poses in combination with the breath, or restorative poses your body will appreciate, softly stretching and strengthening the muscles of the shoulders, low back, sacrum and hips, plus the entire body.
The restorative poses your body will begin to appreciate, allowing the body, and mind to relax, restore and rejuvenate. Knowing there is no competition, each class becomes unique with a creative flare, Suggestions of modifications for the poses, makes the class for everyone and any body, while practicing in a supervised environment, while having fun.