Vinyasa Flow, likened to a dynamic dance, is a practice where postures or asanas are connected through the breath for a transformative and balancing effect. Classes builds heat, endurance, flexibility, strength. The creative sequencing found in a vinyasa class is often built around surya namaskar (sun salutations) . Vinyasa as a form is always evolving and classes weave together wisdom teachings, poetry and music that can inspire physical, energetic, mental, intuitive, and pure bliss states of consciousness. Previous yoga experience is necessary.
Yin yoga traditionally incorporates familiar poses from Hatha yoga that are used to cool the body and deepen the breath. These gentle movements set the stage for deeper relaxation with restorative poses. held for three to five minutes, yin yoga allows the body to open up to its depths while leaving you in total relaxation. For beginner to advanced practitioners
Restorative yoga is a gentle, calming, therapeutic kind of yoga that uses props to support the body as it eases into relaxation and balance. Postures are held for three to ten minutes, great for anyone who is injured or recovering from injuries. No previous yoga experience needed.
Therapeutic yoga is a holistic approach to healing by connecting the body, mind and spirit. Yoga therapy can help treat many common ailments including; depression, anxiety, trauma and substance abuse. Therapeutic yoga is for anyone of any age who is looking to make a change in their life, and requires no previous yoga experience. Yoga for better mental health and clarity is not your average yoga class, classes are gentle and nurturing but also challenge the practitioner to enhance their body awareness as well as the internal dialogue of the mind. This is achieved by restorative and relaxing yoga poses, meditation and breath work. Practitioners will come away with a new outlook on how to manage and reduce symptoms, restore inner balance, and mindfulness.
Hatha yoga refers to a set of poses (asanas) designed to align the muscles and bones and open the many energy channels of the body, especially the spine, so that energy can flow freely. Hatha yoga is intended to create a balance of strength and flexibility in the body as well as a balance of effort and surrender in each asana. Hatha yoga requires that one pay special attention to the breath, which helps calm the fluctuations of the mind. This allows the practitioner to become more present in the unfolding of each moment, resulting in more awareness and relaxation