Classes

Fall Schedule

Day Time Class Teacher
Sunday 8:30 am Iyengar Yoga All Levels Shari Goldin
  10:00 am Anusara-Inpsired (Level 2/3) Andrea Fotopolous
  3:15-4:15 pm Yoga for Stiff Guys and Gals Rob Phillips
  4:30-5:30 pm Vinyasa Yoga Rob Phillips
  5:45 pm Yin Yoga Rob Phillips
Monday 8:00 am Hatha Yoga Danielle Speakman
  9:30 am Alignment Flow Yoga Jennifer Miles
  11:00 am Yoga to Promote Health & Resilience (55+) Jennifer Miles
  12:30-1:30 pm Hatha Yoga Sabine Skinner-Baur
  2:00 pm Iyengar Ropes Mary Wixted
  4:00 pm Iyengar All Levels Mary Wixted
  5:45 pm Alignment Flow Vito Politano
  6:00 pm Yoga for Back Care Lindsay Gibson Sept 8-29th. Registration Required
  7:30 pm Yoga Wall Ropes Vito Politano
Tuesday 8:00 am Hatha Yoga Sabine Skinner-Baur
  9:30 am Alignment Flow Yoga Solange Voss
  10:00 am Yoga & Pilates: New Frontiers Lindsay Gibson (Registration required. Limited to 4)
  11:00 am Foundations Solange Voss Sept 16-Oct 21th. Registration Required
  12:30 am-1:30 pm Vinyasa Yoga Jane Henderson
  3:30 pm Children's Yoga (4-7yrs) Tara Rachel Jones Sept 23-Dec 16th
  4:30 pm Children's Yoga (7-11yrs) Tara Rachel Jones Sept 23-Dec 16th
  5:45 pm Hatha Yoga Lindsay Gibson
  7:30 pm Alignment Flow Yoga Jennifer Miles
Wednesday 8:00 am Hatha Yoga Lindsay Gibson
  9:30 am Hatha Yoga Sabine Skinner Baur
  11:00 am Yoga to Promote Health & Resilience (55+) Sabine Skinner Baur
  12:30-1:30 pm Hatha Flow Beate Francis
  3:30 pm Teen's Yoga Jennifer Miles September 10-December 17th
  5:45 pm Vinyasa Yoga Karolina Barwinski
  5:45pm Prenatal/Postpartum Sally McAlpin & Lindsay Gibson Starts September 10th
  7:30 pm Alignment Flow Jennifer Miles
Thursday 8:00 am Hatha Yoga Sabine Skinner-Baur
  9:30 am Alignment Flow Solange Voss
  12:30-1:30 pm Alignment Flow Rob Phillips
  4:00 pm Yoga Wall Ropes Lindsay Gibson Registration suggested. Space limited to 8
  5:45 pm Electic Vinyasa Dan Boyne
  6:00 pm Foundations: Yoga Basics Lindsay Gibson Sept 18-Oct 23rd. Registration Required
  7:30 pm Alignment Flow Yoga Karolina Barwinski
Friday 8:00 am Hatha Yoga Lindsay Gibson
  9:30 am Vinyasa Yoga Jane Henderson
  11:00 am Yoga to Promote Health & Resilience (55+) Lindsay Gibson
  12:30-1:30 pm Vinyasa Yoga Karolina Barwinski
  4:30-5:30 pm Alignment Flow Yoga Rob Phillips
  5:45 pm Yin Yoga Rob Phillips
Saturday 9:30 am Vinyasa Yoga Karolina Barwinski
  11:30 am Hatha Yoga Lindsay Gibson
  4:30 pm Alignment Flow Yoga Kristina Clemons
  6:00 pm Restorative Yoga Kristina Clemons

All classes are 75-90 minutes.

Drop-ins: We welcome drop-ins~ $17. Students/Seniors~ $15. Ropes Classes~ $18

We offer 5 and 10 class cards which are valid for 6 months. Class cards are nontransferable.

Unlimited monthly passes available!!

We offer student and senior discounts.

Refund Policy: All fees are non-refundable.

Class Cancellations: Call the studio or look on line for cancellations due to inclement weather.

 

Glossary

Alignment Flow

This class, aimed at building strength in body and mind, carefully strikes a balance between flowing Vinyasa movements and the longer holds of classical Hatha. Poses are linked to breath to facilitate opening and release with a strong emphasis on alignment. Students will practice moving the body thoughtfully and consciously through the flow of poses.

Anusara Yoga

Frequently called "flowing with grace," Anusara Yoga is an integrated approach to Hatha Yoga in which the human spirit blends with the science of biomechanics. Anusara Yoga is grounded in a deep understanding of body alignment and an essential appreciation and respect for each student's abilities and limitations.

Flower Bud's Yoga (classes for ages 4-6)

A gentle Hatha based class for children ages 4-6. The children will learn to move with grace and increase strength and flexibility in a fun and playful environment.These classes are a structured rhythm woven together through story, song and verse. The exploration of asana is aligned with awareness of evolutionary movement and observation of the child's nature movements in free and imaginative play. Single child drop-in $14; parent/child drop-in $22; single child 10 week session $130; parent/child 10 week session $200.

Flower Children's Yoga (classes for ages 7-11)

These classes present a consistent series of postures and yoga games to increase flexibility. This class will also foster concentration by practicing meditation games. Curiosity and imagination will be promoted by both listening to multicultural stories and creating one's own yoga stories and poses. Single child drop-in $14; parent/child drop-in $22; single child 10 week session $130; parent/child 10 week session $200.

Hatha Yoga

These Iyengar-influenced classes work on correct form in a broad assort- ment of Hatha yoga poses as well as introduce breath (pranayama) and relaxation techniques. This is the most common form of yoga practiced in the United States. It combines posture, sequences of postures, and breath control to bring the body into proper alignment and to gracefully open the heart, spine, and soul. By connecting the mind, body, and breath, the student begins an inward journey and is, consequently, personally trans- formed. Ideal for beginners or those who want a moderately paced class.

Hatha-Flow

A mindful practice with familiar hatha yoga poses and breath shaped into various flowing sequences that will spread awareness and love into your body and mind. All levels.

Prajna Yoga is a system-less system. No two classes are ever the same. The idea is to be sensitive to the practitioner, the time of day, the seasons and other phenomena for guidance in practice. The specific style of a Prajna yoga class is dynamic yogic study, compassionate self-inquiry, and mindful "slow core" practice. In class we practice classical yoga poses, both active and restorative, sensory awareness training, chanting and meditation. No specific style or predictable format will be offered, classes will vary each week. There is a philosophical theme from the wisdom teachings woven thru the class and in this way all aspects of body, mind and spirit are exercised, relaxed and inspired.

Iyengar Yoga

Yoga is for everyone. No one is too old or too stiff, too fat or thin or tired. A Certified Iyengar Yoga teacher can guide students of all ages and physical conditions to an experience of yoga, which is safe, accessible and rewarding.

Certified Iyengar Yoga instructors are held to an unusually rigorous standard. Only after years of training and evaluation do they become certified. Iyengar Yoga teachers modify the classic asanas (yoga postures) for individual students with the use of props -- such as blocks, blankets and belts. Props allow for a deeper penetration into the posture, as well as a longer stay.

Iyengar Yoga teachers use their deep-seated knowledge of the asanas to individualize corrections for each student. Students know they are observed and, if necessary, adjusted. Clear demonstrations of the posture. A well-developed eye. Specific teaching points which awaken the body's intelligence -- these are the marks of an Iyengar Yoga teacher.

Students of Iyengar Yoga begin with elementary postures, with an emphasis on the standing asanas (postures). In time, other postures are added, including forward bends and back bends, twists, inversions and restorative poses. Salamba Sarvangasana (Shoulder Balance) is introduced as soon as students are ready because of its many therapeutic benefits. Each class ends with Savasana, corpse pose or deep relaxation. Students learn to rest in a profound way, completely releasing the body while drawing the mind towards the peace within.

As the student progresses, Pranayama (the control of the breath) is introduced.

Teachers devise sequences of poses, which build skill and understanding, from posture to posture, and from class to class. Students are encouraged to develop their own home practice; without one, the study of yoga is incomplete.

Slow Flow Yoga

Slow Flow is a gentle and energizing practice that opens and awakens the body and mind linked by the breath. By slowing down the pace the practitioner can explore the postures in more depth. This class is ideal for students of all levels to slowly and mindfully move through a series.

Teen's Yoga

For teen girls we offer classes that foster personal development in a light hearted and lively group setting. In this hour long Vinyasa style class, we will practice yoga postures, yoga breathing techniques, and restorative postures that aim to build self confidence and strong, fit bodies. Step into our teen classes and experience the supportive power of yoga. This class is a serene oasis in the teen girls busy academic and personal life.

A fusion of vinyasa yoga and bodywork, this unique approach created by Cambridge-based Bo Forbes features frequent isometric stretches, innovative use of props, core body awakening and creative sequencing. Synergizing long holds with a mindful flow of poses seamlessly linked by the breath and extensive alignment instruction, every class is custom-designed around the specific needs and requests of the students. This therapeutic approach to vinyasa yoga is designed to promote neurofascial release and expansion while enhancing students' self-knowledge and body awareness in order to shift long-held patterns of thought and movement.

Yin Yoga

Yin Yoga is a complementary yoga practice to the more dynamic and invigorating yoga styles that are predominant today. In Yin Yoga, floor postures are held passively for several minutes in order to access a safe and positive 'stress' on the deep layers of connective tissue in the body. Physically, Yin Yoga restores and maintains the natural mobility of the joints, primarily between the navel and the knees. Energetically, Yin Yoga opens the body’s meridian system, which enhances the body’s energetic flow and supports emotional equilibrium. And as this practice emphasizes stillness and silence, Yin Yoga prepares both the body and the mind for deeper experiences in meditation. For more info see yinyoga.com

Yoga and Pilates: New Frontiers

This class offers students a rare opportunity to study with master practitioner who will share a new approach to whole body strengthening and conditioning. Elements from Alignment based yoga, Pilates, Gyrotonics and weight conditioning will be incorporated into the flow of the class. Props such as springs, bands and ropes on the yoga wall, large and small exercise balls, weights, and isometric work will be creatively, and carefully, used to promote core development and mindfulness. This class is an exciting introduction to the power of all movement, lead by the breath, to foster growth.

Yoga Wall Ropes

In this class you will learn new ways to work with the rope walls, which will aid in developing your practice further. In the Iyengar method, working on the ropes is called Yoga Kurunta, which translates as 'yoga puppet.' You use the play of the ropes on the body to lengthen the spine and move more deeply into the asanas. They can ground, anchor and let you fly!

Yoga for Back Care

This class will explore the therapeutic aspects of Hatha yoga to remediate and heal chronic back pain. The class will focus on healthy alignment and an understanding of anatomy with a special emphasis on breath and spinal integration. During the class we will also look at how to maintain healthy postures and how to apply this to our daily lives. Each class will end with restorative postures to alleviate any discomfort. These classes are suitable for anyone with lower back pain, scoliosis, kyphosis, lordosis, neck and shoulder discomfort, sciatica, sacroiliac instability, and general back pain.

Yoga to Promote Health and Resilience (55+)

This class incorporates the careful use of a range of props and generous instructor assistance to help with mobility and alignment. In a loving and supportive class atmosphere, all students will be encouraged to gently deepen their yoga practices and to experience the joy of being younger this year.