Class Descriptions

Certified Iyengar Instruction

 

Class Descriptions

Level 1 – Challenging and rewarding, Level 1 classes teach the foundation and the basic poses to build confidence, alignment and poise. These classes focus on classical standing poses, seated poses, preparation for inversions, and relaxation poses. You will build the strength, stamina, flexibility and concentration required to safely advance to Level 2 .

Level 2  – These Classes are for students with a  more consistent  yoga practice. Level 1 poses are taught, but teaching instructions are more refined. Deeper forward and backward extensions are intriduced  as well as twists and inversions.

Level 2/3  – These Classes build upon the fundamental postures taught in Level 2 classes and Level 3 postures are introduced. Students are expected to have physical stamina and a regular practice of all asana groups including the inversions. 

Level 3 –  Students must have a well-established practice of Iyengar Yoga to attend these classes. This includes a clear understanding of basic principles and an independent practice of all asana groups including the inverted postures. More advanced inversions and backward extensions are practiced and taught.

Back Care Series This 8 week series is for those experiencing all types of back issues and postural problems

In this class you will learn ways to lengthen your spine and move out of habitual movement patterns that are causing you to experience pain,basic actions and prop adjustments appropriate to your back injury/chronic condition, and Yogic coping mechanisms for dealing with the mental and emotional effects of chronic pain and the means to achieve and sustain a balanced state of mind.

Restorative Yoga  –  Relax, rejuvenate and renew in supported positions with gentle attention directed toward the breath and calming the mind, body and spirit. Props are utilized, allowing access for all ages, body types, and levels of conditioning.