Beginner Level Classes: Gentle Yoga, Mindful Yoga, Synergy, Yoga with Jessi, Holistic Healing Yoga, and Mindful Meditation (see descriptions below).
Intermediate - Advanced Level Classes: All Flow Yoga classes. Synergy and Vin Yin can also be practiced at these levels (see descriptions below).
Flow ~ These classes begin with sun salutations to warm the body as movement is merged with the flow of breath. After the vinyasa (series of poses strung together) warm-up, the practice moves into strengthening poses, balance, core, hip openers, spinal twists and more. These practices use and build more upper body strength than synergy classes. Intermediate level.
Holistic Healing Yoga ~ Unite mind, body, and spirit to restore yourself and counter daily stress. Class begins with Sun and Moon Salutations interspersed with short savasanas to awaken each bodily system and relax the the mind. It is followed by a series of therapeutic stretches, joint freeing movements, and asanas. A mixture of Vinyasa and Hatha, this class is designed for any yogini or yogi seeking a deeper personal practice. Come to your mat mindfully and follow your breath. Leave healed and whole.
Gentle Yoga ~ Restore, relax and enliven with this light, yet thorough practice. Whether you're an experienced yogi wanting to find ease and opening in your practice or a beginner looking for a slow-pace, this class is for you. All levels.
Yoga Mix ~ Enjoy this energetic mix of flow and foundational poses. Building strength in mind , body and soul. Beginning with mindful warm up, moving into a vinyasa based practice, warming the body and merging breath with movement. Incorporating poses for strength and stability. Come to this class prepared to move, learn, have fun and relax the mind.
Yoga with Jessi ~ Explore a gentle approach to modern vinyasa with emphasis on alignment and nuanced fundamental movements. Expect to move at your own pace guided by the length and quality of your own breath.
Restorative ~ In this class, we will move through a series of gentle, completely supported asanas (poses) with the use of lots of props to encourage the body to truly let go. When the body is at rest and the mind becomes calm, students can fully experience the peace within.
Mindful Yoga ~ This class begins with gentle poses to slowly release tension throughout the body and simple breathing and awareness exercises to cultivate an objective understanding of mind stuff. This practice is designed to help bring one closer to one's true self with an attitude of kindness and friendliness. Experience inner peace as you relax and explore a variety of meditation techniques. All levels.
Mindful Flow and Yoga Nidra ~ Class begins with vinyasa flow poses and breath to warm the body in order to embrace relaxation through the method of Yoga Nidra. Yoga Nidra - is a practice of dynamic sleep during which you will be guided to relax consciously. This method offers the opportunity for complete physical, mental and emotional relaxation. It may also help improve memory, increase awareness and inspire creativity through concentration.
Mindful Meditation ~ Strengthen your ability to handle challenging situations and the unpredictable nature of life. As we practice paying attention to the breath with a steadfast focus on the present moment you can move closer to your thoughts, emotions and body. Begin to experience what neuroscientists have discovered and what many yogis have known for years: A regular meditation practice actually changes the structures of the brain that deal with stress. No prior yoga or meditation experience is necessary.
Vin Yin ~ Vin Yin combines a slow flow of alignment based postures linked with breath sequenced to build moderate heat within the body leading into grounded, deepening poses designed to release tension and deepen breath. This is a gentle, mindful based class offered with plenty of props. We will end with a short guided relaxation exercise. Vin flow- links the breath and stretching together in sequences of movements. Yin Yoga - Focused deep stretching and holding postures for longer periods of time to stretch connective tissue.
Synergy ~ A potent blend of poses designed to work every system of the body. Alignment is emphasized, muscles are strengthened and toned, flexibility is increased and breathing and relaxation techniques are integrated throughout the class. The beauty of this practice is that its accessible and beneficial to all levels - beginners as they realign their posture and intermediate through advanced students as they deeply work poses. All levels.
Yoga Happy Hour ~ Join us for an hour of playful movement, music and connection. Come as you are, leave with a smile! All levels welcome.