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|This advanced asana practice gives students an opportunity to reach beyond level 2 classes. Students will explore a deeper asana experience and work towards more demanding postures. Previous level 2 yoga experience and solid understanding of asana is a must!|
|The classical form of power yoga as taught in its traditional sequence. Combines power and flexibility with movement, bandhas and breath to produce an energetic and detoxifying practice. Shortened Primary and Finishing sequences.|
|The classical form of power yoga as taught in its traditional sequence. Combines power and flexibility with movement, bandhas and breath to produce an energetic and detoxifying practice. Ashtanga 2 completes the Primary and Finishing sequences. Students must have previous Ashtanga or Power Yoga experience.|
|Students interested in traditional Ashtanga Yoga but are worried about the sequence being too challenging - this class is for you! You will be guided through the complete basic level practice, allowing you to build a strong foundation for further advanced Ashtanga practice. Students already familiar with Ashtanga practice are also welcome - gain valuable insight into your own practice and develop it further.|
|Beginners' Workshop: Basic Asana|
|Learn the basic foundation and key principle alignment of the asana in the following categories: Standing, Seated and Twist, Forward Bends, Backbends, Arm Balances, Inversions. Once grounded with the principle, you’ll be able to practise with safe alignment and correct techniques.|
|Core & Twist|
|Focus on the core work. Strengthen your abs and back.
At the same time through twisting stretch your spine and release your upper body.
It is suitable for everyone.
|Core Flow Yoga|
|A creative, flowing, vigorous style of yoga with an emphasis on core work.|
|An extra gentle yoga class suitable for beginners, people with limited mobility, those nursing minor injury or pain, or anyone who wants to relax and enjoy a straightforward, undemanding class.|
|Gentle Therapeutic Yoga|
|This class focuses on the student's physical issues and limitations, and finding gentler therapeutic ways to address these issues through Yoga Asana (postures) and Vinyasa (step-by-step movement with breath approach). The goal of any yoga is to bring balance and alignment back into the body by lengthening and stretching the tight or overly tense muscles and strengthen the weaker muscles. Because everyone's body is different, various issues and limitations will be addressed accordingly.|
|An all-level freestyle flow yoga class set to music. Ethereal, pulsing music infuses the practice to ignite joyful and energetic movement. It is an invitation to feel the depth of stillness in motion. Good for moving stagnant energy and revitalising body & mind!! The class begins with a gentle flow and is followed by more dynamic movements. The practice completes with relaxing, deep stretching postures and savasana.|
|A basic class that combines the fundamentals of yoga – physical poses and breath. A slow and steady practice to strengthen the body and ease the mind. Ideal for beginners|
|Hatha 1 - Niguma's Chakra Series|
|Lady Niguma is a woman yogi from India who lived a thousand years ago. She taught a special kind of yoga which removes the stress and trouble of modern working life at the same time that it keeps us young and fit.
Geshe Michael Roach introduced her yoga and how it works to our teachers through the Lady Niguma Yoga Series Teacher Training in order to spread her knowledge and bring the benefits of this practice to our students
|Intermediate level class. Building on the basic postures introduced in Hatha 1. Excellent conditioning for the body, breath and mind. A regular Hatha 1 practice is recommended prior to attending this class. Not for beginners.|
|A mixed level Hatha practice. The Mixed-Level class is for any student who has prior yoga experience.
|This class combines the energy work of Kundalini yoga with the healing power of simple hatha yoga postures. Mantra, meditation and breathwork are also part of this class, which is great for beginners!|
|The in-class temperature may be as high as 41ºC. In this hot and steamy environment, students perform a set sequence of static poses designed to strengthen & stretch the body, providing deep healing from the inside out. Ideal for beginners.|
|A standard Hatha class taught in a heated room. Excellent conditioning for the body, breath, and mind.|
|Hot Vinyasa 1|
|This is a Vinyasa class taught in a heated room. The heat will provide for a detoxifying sweat while you flow through a dynamic sequence of postures following your breath. Yoga experience and knowledge of basic postures is recommended.|
|This class blends the elements of Hot, Hatha, & Yin yoga, adding heat to the traditional Yin/Yang class to further facilitate deep healing. The class begins with basic asana to promote circulation (prana/energy), then shifts to deep, long, holding poses to affect the connective tissues of the body, and cultivate a peaceful and meditative mind. Ideal for all levels.|
|Hot Yoga Therapy|
|Yoga-chikitsa (Sanskrit) or Yoga therapy is a wonderful tool, with which you can take a look inside yourself – then reach out for help and correct all the flaws that you see.
Yoga therapy is that facet of the ancient science of Yoga that focuses on health and wellness for all levels of students.
Since all asanas will be sitting and lying-down postures, students won’t get tired and can sweat out toxins in the moderately hot temperature.
|Kick-start your beginning practice & the new year by strengthening your foundation. The Intro Series cover 30 classical yoga poses that are essential in your practice. Learn the right approach to the pose and its variations for deeper opening. This class is sequenced to lift your spirits. Pranayama and Deep relaxation included.|
|Jivamukti: "Jiva" - individual soul; "Mukti" - liberation. The word Jivamukti is derived from the Sanskrit word Jivanmuktih ("liberation while living"). Jivamukti is a yoga method established by David Life and Sharon Gannon that aspires to greater peace, unity, environmental awareness and karma consciousness. Ahimsa, one of the five tenets of Jivamukti, encourages all to avoid harm and violence; it ultimately manifests the sacred notion of oneness in all beings. A Jivamukti yoga class is a physically vigorous and intellectually stimulating practice that combines chanting, asanas, breathing exercises, music, meditation, and devotional study through simple scriptural readings.|
|This class is based on Hatha Yoga and four weeks comprise one cycle. Weekly themes include standing poses, sitting poses, backward bend, sun salutations and inverted poses. Ideal for beginners. |
|KIRTAN: Yoga for the Heart|
|Kirtan is a Bhakti Yoga practice of chanting Sanskrit mantras with music. Mantras carry sound vibrations that have a powerful healing effect on all levels of our being. Chanting Kirtan is like an active, effortless meditation that helps you dissolve thoughts, getting you out of your thinking mind and into the feeling heart space. Wonderful for stress release, mental relaxation, creating peace and calm within, cultivating joy and bliss - and enjoying a rather different kind of fun night out! All welcome!|
|Laughter Yoga (LY) is an interesting and unique concept, bringing laughter to everyone. This class instils fun and joy by initiating laughter exercises with childlike playfulness, so laughter becomes real and contagious. As we laugh from the belly, it activates the diaphragm & lungs. In LY deep breathing happens naturally, which brings more oxygen to the brain and other parts of the body, and strengthens the immune system. It releases stress to bring on relaxation. Get healthy, feel more energetic, burn calories and be happy with Laughter Yoga! Ideal for anyone who wants to laugh and enjoy life.|
|Yoga dance kaoshiiki originated from ancient India and nurtures both body and mind. It helps to enhance the functioning of your heart, lungs, and the digestive and nervous systems. It also improves your spine's flexibility and helps to prevent and cure female diseases. Kaoshiiki is related to kosa, which means "aspects of the mind".
Explore your heart and mind. Inspire your spirit, stayed focus and cultivate peace & calmness of mind - all possible with moving meditation. |
|The traditional method by which Ashtanga Yoga is taught in Mysore, South India. Students are individually and gradually taught the Primary Series of Ashtanga until they are able to practice the sequence from memory. When Primary Series is complete, Intermediate Series then follows. Class is open to anyone interested in learning this method. Students may arrive anytime within the first hour of the class.|
|With a partner, you can learn how to practice postures in a whole new way! Join this class and have fun learning about your own practice by helping someone else with theirs! Partner Yoga is fun and designed for students with at least one year's experience. Class will include backbends, inversions, and balancing poses. Bring a friend... or meet one in class!|
|Patanjali Yoga 1|
|This class is dedicated to our master of Yoga, Maharshi Patanjali. All the postures are based on Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra, and will help to improve flexibility and endurance. You will practise Forward Bending, Backward Bending, Balancing, Stretching and Twisting in each category of asanas, and also includes Sun Salutation. Suitable for all levels. |
|Patanjali Yoga 2|
|This follow-on class to Patanjali Yoga 1 provides a deeper exploration of backward, forward, balancing, stretching and twisting postures to further strengthen the body, increase endurance and enhance flexibility. Sun Salutation is included.|
|A powerful and energising class that incorporate Sun Salutations and challenging poses to elevate the heart rate and create strength in the body. Knowledge of basic postures and some experience in yoga is recommended|
|An intermediate level sequence of power yoga postures. This class introduces deeper postures, balancing postures, and inverted poses. A regular Power 1 practice is recommended prior to attending this class. Not for beginners.|
|Pranayama and Meditation|
|This special class introduces students to the deeper practices of pranayama (breath control) and meditation. Open to all yogis - all levels.|
|This class is designed to meet the needs of pregnancy and new beginnings of motherhood. Come strengthen and relax your body, ease your mind and connect with your baby in a safe and supportive environment. Feel inspired and nourished in a community of women sharing the experience of pregnancy and birth.|
|A deeply relaxing practice using yoga props such as belts, blocks, blankets, bolsters and chairs. Students can achieve the form of the yoga pose without exerting much muscular strength, which helps to soothe the nervous system. Ideal for alleviating the strains of a busy and stressful lifestyle.
|Rocket Yoga, also known as ‘’The Rocket’’, is a style of yoga developed by Larry Schultz in San Francisco during the 1980’s. Rocket Yoga is rooted in the Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga practice of yoga.|
Rocket Yoga is a dynamic and faster paced flow of yoga. It’s considered the mother of all modern Power Yoga.
Larry Schultz named it The Rocket as this practice ‘gets you there faster’. Rocket Yoga, popularized by the yoga community in San Francisco, has taken a large following nationally and internationally with over 100 teacher trainings in this style of yoga since its inception. Rocket Yoga has attracted a wide following including: Willem Dafoe, Madonna, Sting, The Grateful Dead, and Christie Turlington
|Roots of Yoga|
|Roots of Yoga is a monthly workshop aimed to build a solid foundation of practice, and expand the scope of yoga.
These workshops cover a mix of topics, sometimes going deeper into specific areas of yoga or introducing new yogic concepts that are outside of the regular schedule.
Open to all yogis - all levels.
|An intermediate level class that explores classical yoga postures such as handstand, headstand, locust and scorpion, and focuses on the techniques to perfom the asanas and their benefits. Playing with tension and relaxation, active and passive, yin and yang, the practitioner learns how to liberate the spine, and balance his or her practice. At the end of the session, the body is lighter and the mind totally refreshed.|
|A gentle class, ideal for beginners, that focuses on sun salutations, the 12 basic Shivananda postures and a final deep relaxation. The basic asanas in the Shivananda sequence are traditional postures that have been practised for centuries. Relaxation or yoga nidra is an essential part of this style. It allows the body and the mind to release unnecessary tensions and to integrate the benefits of the physical practice. At the end of the session, you feel re-charged and inspired.|
|The special workshop is a mix of topics, sometimes going deeper into specific areas of yoga or introducing new yogic concepts that are outside of the scope of the regular schedule.|
|Themed Class for Arm Balances|
|Special Class for Arm Balances! This class helps students to explore and improve their arm balance poses. The class introduces alignment and techniques for a variety of arm balance poses from straight arm, to bend arms, and forearms.|
|Themed Class for Backbends|
|This themed class helps students to explore and improve their back bending poses. The class introduces alignment and techniques for a variety of backbends from simple to more advanced.|
|Themed Class for Hip Opening|
|This themed class helps students to explore and improve their hip opening. The class introduces alignment and techniques for save and effective hip opening, from simple to more advanced.|
|Themed Class for Inversions|
|Turn your world upside down! This themed class helps students to explore and improve their inverted poses. The class will focus on alignment and techniques for shoulder-stand, headstand, forearm balance, and handstand. |
|Themed Class for Shoulder & Chest Opening|
|This themed class will explore a variety of techniques for strengthening and opening the muscles around the chest and shoulders.|
|Universal Yoga |
|The Universal style of yoga (USY) is based on the knowledge of the human structure and universal rules of modifications of this structure. According to the traditional idea of yoga, a human being consists of seven bodies, called shells or maya koshas. These shells, or forms, are called organic, power, psychic, mental, spiritual, causal and absence of form -- or Formlessness. The goal of the USY is to achieve harmony and balance within each shell, between the shells, and between the human being and the outer world. To develop and refine these shells, USY uses a diversity of practical exercises. One may practise the exercises pertaining to each shell separately; however, to speed up the process, USY combines various elements of different exercises that create a simultaneous impact on several shells.|
|Universal Yoga 2|
|An intermediate/advanced level class of Universal Yoga postures. This class introduces deeper postures, inversions, full multi-directional sequencing, along with pranayam and mantra meditation. A regular UY-1 practice is recommended prior to attending this class. Not for beginners. |
|Universal Yoga Mix|
|An mixed level class of Universal Yoga postures. This class introduces deeper postures, inversions, full multi-directional sequencing, along with pranayam and mantra meditation. Not for beginners.|
|Turn your world upside down! This workshop-based class helps students to explore and improve their inverted poses. The class will focus on alignment and techniques for headstand, handstand, forearmstand and shoulderstand. A regular Level 2 practice is recommended prior to attending this class. Not for beginners.|
|Vinyasa translates as flow with breath. There are several traditions that loosely fit into the vinyasa category. Postures are linked in a flow and provide some aerobic components while improving strength and coordination. Yoga experience and knowledge of basic postures is recommended.|
|In this class we will ride a pulsing current of energetic and playful yoga postures sequenced together creatively to help us move into the rhythm of our breath and our bodies. Not for beginners.|
|A mixed level Vinyasa practice. The Mixed-Level class is for any student who has prior yoga experience.|
|Warm and Relaxing Stretch|
|Relax and pamper your tight and tired muscles in a mildly heated room. Postures are held for a longer period of time to create deeper opening of our bodies safely. Suitable for all levels.|
|Exploring the body's subtle energies with long, deep stretching that focuses on the connective tissues of the body, and cultivates a peaceful and meditative mind.|
Ideal for all levels.
|Yin & Pranayama|
|This class cultivates the foundation for a seated practice. It combines some basic breath-work to centre the mind with very meditative yin poses to fuel the subtle energy flow. Students will be able to feel the poses on an energy level and benefit from the deep relaxation of the practice. All levels are welcome.|
|This class blends the elements of yin & hatha yoga. The class begins with basic asana to promote circulation (prana/energy), then shifts to deep, long, holding poses to affect the connective tissues of the body, and cultivate a peaceful and meditative mind. Ideal for all levels.|
|Most of us suffer from problems of asymmetry and imbalance. The irregularity and imbalance creates a lot of strees and strain on our body. At times, it also leads to injury, pain or just simply discomfort. Yoga Balance helps you to create symmetry throughout the body by training you to be strong, flexible and balanced. It also finds equilibrium between the urge to push, control and be assertive with the impulse to yield, submit and be passive. Includes asana practice, concentration and meditation technique. Suitable for beginners.|
|An introduction to the fundamentals of yoga with explanation of the postures combined with correct breathing techniques. Class is conducted in a relaxed environment where students are encouraged to ask questions after class. Ideal for beginners.|
|Psychic sleep – deep relaxation is the core focus of this session. Stretch out, release tension and stress from the body-mind complex. Ideal for beginners.|
|Yoga on the Wall|
|Asanas are practised next to the wall with props such as blocks, a rope and a pillow. By using the wall as resistance, we can learn how to use our muscular energy correctly and adjust our posture alignment accordingly. This class is great for anyone who wants to improve their flexibility and strength with good alignment. All levels.|
|Yoga Sutras Disscussion|
|Sri K. Pattabhi Jois was famous for saying that it's 99% practice and 1% theory – “Practice, Practice, and all is coming". But that one per cent theory is also important. There are 8 limbs to this Hatha yoga practice also known as Raja or Royal yoga. In this class we will discuss in depth each sutra of the four chapters of the yoga sutras of Patanjali, as well as some basic Sanskrit chanting and meditation. We will also compare and contrast the eight limbs of yoga as taught by Patanjali and the eight-fold noble path taught by the Buddha.|
|A class that emphasises relaxation using breath work and poses, helping to heal the injured and the tired body. Ideal for practitioners returning after an injury. |