Yoga is the union of the Body, Mind, and Spirit
Although yoga has been practiced for thousands of years, it has never been more popular than it is today. It allows the individual's mind to zero into one's breath and focus on creating a flow through the different asanas, building strength, agility, balance, and flexibility. All the attributes of a body aging well.
Restorative Yoga offers the time to restore, replenish, and rejuvenate your body, mind, and spirit. Restorative Yoga is a therapeutic style using props to support the body in Yoga poses and encouraging deep relaxation. The class consists of gentle warm ups, passive poses held for a longer duration, Yoga nidra (yogic sleep), and meditation. Music and aromatherapy is used to enhance the experience, provoking a total sense of letting go. During this practice, our nervous system shifts to relieve the effects of negative stress encountered during daily life. Appropriate for all levels.
Aroma Flow Yoga
Aroma Flow Like Yoga, essential oils are thousands of years old. Early yogis prized these oils 'Attars' for their ability to calm the mind and enhance meditation. When paired with Yoga, pure-grade essential oils can enhance and deepen your practice.
Class will begin with a short centering exercise. From there, you will be lead through a sequence of asanas with gentle pauses for essential oil applications, concluding the session with blissful relaxation and meditation.
Vinyasa Flow Yoga
Vinyasa Yoga A Vinyasa - meaning to move - Yoga class is a traditional class that links the Yoga postures (asanas) to breath, and breath to motion. The Yoga postures are designed to enhance flexibility and improve cardiovascular endurance while strengthening and toning one's body. This class will be invigorating as well as a greatly relaxing experience.
Teen/Tween Yoga is Providence Health and Fitness' amazing new program aimed to introduce teens (ages 13-16) and tweens (ages 9-13) to the powerful benefits of practicing Yoga. This 5,000 year old tradition is advantageous to both the body and mind and can help young people improve many facets of their lives. With regular practice, Yoga will help the young teen or tween improve concentration, reduce stress, increase overall body strength and tone, improve body image, self awareness, and self confidence, and is great for the young athlete.
Teen and Tween Yoga sessions are offered in six-week blocks throughout the year. Please contact us to see when our next session is beginning.
Yoga 101 Learn the basics of Yoga or come as an advanced practitioner. Nadia leads this Vinyasa Yoga class with a gradual progression or step-by-step approach that systematically and appropriately takes a student from one point and safely lands them at the next. She incorporates breathing techniques or the union of breath and movement in the flow of sequence. This class is appropriate for all levels.
Hatha Yoga Flow
Hatha Yoga Flow is a traditional Yoga class focusing on holding the poses (asanas). The poses are held anywhere from five to ten breaths. Holding the poses for this length of time greatly increases flexibility and strength while enhancing overall posture. This class is taught in a non-competitive environment and is designed to encourage each student to know and appreciate their own body through Yoga. Using breathwork and Yoga postures (with modifications as needed), the goal of each class is to gently strengthen and increase flexibility in the body while exploring the connections between mind, body, and spirit. Each class will include reclining, seated, standing, and kneeling poses. You will walk away from this class with a relaxed, healthy body and a sense of well being. Learn yoga in class, take it off the mat, and bring it into all aspects of your life.
Power Core Yoga
Power Core This highly-strengthening Yoga class combines the use of light weights, ab and core work, and balance while holding the asanas with added breathwork. Once the asanas are held, the challenge is released and a flow of movement is added to enhance the benefits of strengthening the poses. This class can be modified and varied to meet all levels of yoga practices. Come and allow the mind to focus and accept the challenges as you see your body adapt to the challenges.