An hour of play and practice; a fun, active, mixed-level flow class. Beginners welcomed.
ALL LEVELS/ALL LEVELS FLOW
An ongoing exploration of the practice of yoga. The 90 minute format allows the student to more deeply explore a variety of postures and how to do postures correctly in a manner that is safe and supportive. Enjoy the energizing and healing effects of a well-rounded class. The Flow style of class will include more sequences that flow postures together.
Explore more intermediate and advanced variations of yoga poses and yoga sequences and the subtleties of healthy form/alignment in postures. Cultivate a wise practice. Dig-in to your curiosity. For experienced and curious yogis.
FLOW & RESTORE
Begin class w/ a slow and moderately active posture practice suitable for all levels including beginners. Mid-way through class, you will be transitioned into a supportive restorative practice. The moving practice prepares the body for deep rest and renewal.
Yin yoga is a slow-paced and gentle style of yoga with poses held for a longer period of time. This meditative practice complements more active practices by targeting the connective tissues (joints, ligaments, fascia) and improving the flow of subtle energy. Great for all levels and stages of practice.
Bring balance to the body by relaxing and revitalizing in supported postures that allow you to fully let go and relax. This class is great for all ages and levels of yoga. Calm your mind and renew your body with this healing practice.
YOGA FOR BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS
These all levels yoga classes are designed specifically for those who have been diagnosed and treated for breast cancer. The focus is on stretching and strengthening with special attention to areas affected by treatment for breast cancer. Classes are taught by Darcy Cooke, physician assistant in breast cancer care and certified yoga instructor.
For the experienced student seeking to deepen their understanding of asana. Come prepared to compassionately practice. This class is held monthly; see website for dates.
A class designed for dedicated and experienced practitioners who are adept at yoga and who are over 50. It is intended to help experienced yogis keep their practice strong and vital. A full range of poses as well as advanced poses are practiced. The class is physically and spiritually inspiring, has a strong therapeutic focus, and aims to foster community among our 50+ yogis. Sue Chappel and Pamela Heater co-teach this class.
Introduce yourself to healthy alignment and yoga poses at a pace that allows you to safely build your practice and strength. This class series is designed to allow time for you to ask questions so that this practice can specifically meet your needs and address concerns. Repeat this series until you feel confident enough to explore other class offerings. Take this series alongside the ongoing 60 minute Fundamentals class on Thursdays and see the yoga set-in to your body and life!
BACK CARE YOGA
Learn how yoga can help you gain both stability and freedom of movement in the spine. This specialty class will focus on ways to decompress the spine, unload the discs, reduce or alleviate pain, restore healthy neutral curves, and nourish and release strained areas of the back, including the sacrum and SI joints, lumbar, thoracic and the neck. With informed use of props, a slow pace, and personalized attention, you may be surprised what is possible!
YOGA FOR SCOLIOSIS
With an emphasis on body and breath awareness, you can use this series to know how to effectively modify your postures in other group classes and to develop your own yoga sequence that is most beneficial to your particular curvature. Learn how yoga can help you lengthen, strengthen and de-rotate your spine. Improve your posture and reduce pain. This series is helpful for a fused spine.
YOGA FOR STRENGTH
This 6 week series with Marisol will give you the tools to experience a noticeable change in your physical strength and mental focus. Yoga for Strength is about cultivating a calm and balanced mind through a precise practice that strengthens key muscle groups. By developing a strong body and mind, your practice will become safer allowing you to access more poses.
In kids yoga classes children experience grounding, strengthening and calming in an atmosphere that is engaging and fun. By the end of the class your child will feel grounded, centered and connected to self, to others and to the wonders of nature. Classes are taught by Linda Brody, who also teaches 1st-3rd grades and children’s and family yoga classes at Little Earth School in Santa Fe, where she has taught since 1993. Linda holds a 95-hour Yoga Alliance-recognized specialty certification in Children’s Yoga and a 50-hour certification in Therapeutic Yoga for Children from Global Family Yoga™ and has completed training for teaching yoga to toddlers. Class size is limited to 9; pre-registration is strongly recommended. (Note: There is a drop-in adult class that runs simultaneously with the kid’s class; get your yoga on too!)
PRIVATE YOGA SESSIONS
Individualized instruction as an introduction to yoga, for advancing in a personal practice or for addressing therapeutic needs. Semi-private and private classes are also available. > Make an Appointment
- Check in at the desk before going into the classroom.
- Arrive in time to be on your mat prior to class start time. If you arrive after the start of the class, wait until the centering or chant is over before going into the classroom.
- Wear clothes in which you can comfortably move.
- Yoga is done in the bare feet.
- Please be free of all fragrances.
- Turn off cell phones and pagers during class time.
- Take valuables into the studio with you.
- Yoga mats are provided for new students only. Continuing students are to have their own yoga mat. Mats are available for purchase at the studio.