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Keep Moving: Stay Balanced
This class assists the older adult in maintaining overall body strength and keep moving. While anyone of any age is welcome to attend, the class will focus on asanas that will help develop and maintain the larger muscle groups of the body that are important to mobility and balance–so important to us older folks. The CDC reports that falls are the leading cause of injury and injury deaths in adults 65+. In fact, one out of four older adults will fall each year in the US making falls a major public health issue that this class addresses.
Gentle Yoga takes a slower approach to the posture (asana) flow. We take time in postures to relax and learn to feel the poses in our own bodies. We balance strengthening with stretching to gain overall balance within the physical body. This class offers a soothing relaxation period to de-stress and let the body release toxins (i.e. physical, emotional, psychological). Gentle Vinyasa is open to All Levels and is a good place for newbies to begin. Gentle Vinyasa is also good for those who are recovering from injury or disease.
This Power Flow Class links dynamic movement and yoga postures to the breath. This more vigourous practice will focus on building strength, flexibility, and energy while finding flow in a mindful way. This class is suited for all levels of practitioners.
A more gentle style of yoga incorporating both standing and seated poses with the chair. Using both the chair and props such as blocks and straps, it will allow for those in class to feel more stable and comfortable to allow their muscles to relax in the pose which will allow for a more deeper, inward relaxation. While building your strength and balance, you can enjoy benefits of this class including strengthening of your core muscles and reduced stress and anxiety. 1 hour class.
Lunch Hour Express Shred
Yoga+ Weight Training + High Intensity Interval Training = a wonderful blend of all the benefits into one workout: Endurance, Strength AND Flexbility, as well as, Breath Awareness & Control, Body/Mind Awareness & Focus. Ultimately finding balance of pushing to your edge yet honoring your body.
The class includes"tabata style" interval training and strength training utilizing various weights and props and quick bursts of dynamic movements, working the Type II muscle fibers or fast-twitch muscle. Guaranteed to build muscular strength and endurance.
After pushing through intervals, we begin to cool down closing with light stretching & a cool down. Beautifully weaving traditional exercise with yoga.
Please bring water and towel.
Accessible to All Levels.
This is an Ashtanga half-primary based class. We focus on feeling over how it looks.
Warm Mindful Movement
Yep that's right $5! This is a Vinyasa Flow class is taught in a gently heated warm 80-85 degres F room to ensure muscles warm up to encourage mobility and range of motion, as well as, increasing purification through breath and sweat.
This class centers around mindfulness or focused attention. We connect our movement with our breath. We begin each class with a variety of opening mindfulness meditation, tuning into the body and breath, followed by a warm up with a variety of Sun Salutations. We flow slowly through various sequencing and cool down and finish with a closing mindfulness meditation, including essential oils and singing bowls, ultimately leaving you focused, grounded & revitalized. You will gain many wonderful benefits including: increased endurance, stamina, strength, and flexibility.
This class is open to all levels.