A little more alignment, a little less flow! Based on Anusara alignment principles, this practice will explore the shape of each pose as well as the action to bring your asana to life! More hands-on assists will be offered in these classes.
Yin Yoga is a gentle form of yoga that emphasizes joint health, stretching and calming the mind/nerves.
On a physical level we take a posture and remain in that posture for 3 to 5 minutes allowing for the gentle release of the connective tissues of the body. As the connective tissues release, they provide greater flow of blood, oxygen and fluid to our joints. On a mind body level we practice dropping out of our heads and into our hearts, breathing in and out of our hearts, allowing ourselves to notice, just notice the experience. We use silent mantra to calm the mind and nerves. Welcoming the relaxation and allowing the yoga to do the work.
Sivananda Yoga follows the 5 fold paths – proper breathing, proper exercise, proper diet, proper relaxation & most importantly meditation with positive thinking. Total duration of class is approx 75 minutes and follows a sequence of 12 basic postures; variations change from class to class seeing the level of energy, age group attending and mood of class etc. Morning classes tend to be more dynamic, energizing the students for the
This class introduces you to or strengthens your knowledge of the Sun Salutation sequence. Typically, each pose moves from one breath to the next. Other poses will be explored within this "flow". Suitable for all levels.
This is a general yoga class suitable for all levels (from beginner to advanced) incorporating strengthening, stretching and balancing components as well as cultivating a connection to the breath.
The practise of yoga can enhance flexibility, balance, resilience, agility, and
stamina, and it also can develop stillness of the mind and the ability to focus.
The Sanskrit word yoga means to join or to unite. As we engage with yoga, we
can create a growing sense of unity of body, mind, intellect, emotions, and spirit.
The Basics of Yoga
These classes designed for the beginner practitioner in mind. An excellent class for the most even the most hesitant! They will guide you with ease through the fundamentals of strengthening, finding balance, and safe stretching. Been practicing for a while already? The slower pace and attention to detail will benefit you too!
Yoga & Meditation
This one-hour class incorporates various yoga techniques including breathing exercises, asanas and concludes with a meditation practice. The three-part sequence allows you to connect to all your senses, turn your awareness inwards and, over time, gain a deeper connection and understanding about yourself and the people around you.
Learn to live lighter with Leone!
From the tips of the toes to the top of the head including all the bits, the layers and the levels in between mindful movement, breathing practice, and meditation blend to cultivate awareness of the self and improve the mind-body, body-mind connection. Come join her for mindful movement on the mat.