Description of Classes

Class Descriptions: 

 Classes are 60 or 75 minutes

ABC/Heated Class.  Instructor, Ruth.  Mondays, 9:00-10:15 am.  Alignment/Balance/Core Control.  This class is designed to improve posture, energy levels, balance, flexibility, and strength.  It has the intention to help you relax the mind, calm mental fluctuations, open the heart, lift your spirit, boost metabolism, and gain a stronger mind/body connection.  This practice will teach the art of patience through breath control and body alignment while you hold more challenging poses.  The session ends with time to relax, rest in the moment, and enjoy the effort you made for yourself.

Gentle Flow/Restorative.  Instructor, Izzy.  Sundays, 9:30-10:30 am.  This class is a slow paced flow focusing on resting the body through gentle movement.  The class will be both vinyasa and restorative by warming up the body and working through asanas (poses), followed by restorative poses for a portion of the class.   Come unwind and let go, deepen the breath and relax. You’ll feel incredible for the rest of the afternoon. The temperature of the room is heated, with an elevated humidity level perfect for detoxing after a long day.  

Heated (Vinyasa) Flow.  Instructors Rotate for the Fridays at 5:30-6:30 pm, with Angie, Bria, Christine, Izzy, Ruth.  Saturdays, 9:30-10:30 am, Christine Mock.     Classes are dedicated to heating up the body from the inside out with the breath and movement, as well as the room temperature set around 86′-95′ F, and the humidity level at 50.5%.  Combining the practice of Vinyasa Flow and Hatha yoga, focusing on proper alignment and synchronizing breath with movement. Your organs, muscles, heart, and skin will love you for stepping into one of these popular classes.  Perfect for sweating and detoxing on a winter evening.  Come in out of the cold, or after a fantastic day on the ski hill and enjoy the benefits of Hot Yoga.  Please bring a water bottle, hand towel, and a yoga mat towel to class.

Hot Fusion. Instructor, Emily.  Mondays, 6:00-7:15 pm.This class has a temperature of 102-105′ F, and the humidity level set at 65%.  The practice involves repeating the same 26 poses in set cycles for this 60 minute class.  Poses are designed to “systematically move fresh, oxygenated blood to 100% of your body, to each organ and fiber.”  The poses include triangle pose, tree pose, eagle pose, and cobra pose among other common hatha yoga poses.  Be sure to drink plenty of water during the class, bring a water bottle, hand towel, and a yoga mat towel to class.

Hot Power Yoga.  Instructor, Ruth.  Fridays, 9:00-10:15 am.  An energizing, challenging and powerful class that will leave you feeling rinsed and revitalized. Expect to move, sweat and leave transformed!  Each class developing from previous classes to graduate to more challenging poses.  The heat set at 101’F and humidity level at 50%.  Recommended for Levels 2 & 3.  

Hot Yoga for the Winter Athlete.  Instructor, Ruth.  Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30 pm.       This class is designed for the winter athlete in you!  Building strength through power yoga poses, gaining flexibility through the hips, back, and shoulders.  Repetition work in specific poses to gain power in the legs, the driving force behind winter sports.  You will be working through a series of breathing techniques to stay warm in the bitter cold.  The performance and endurance physiological adaptations learned in this class fall into two categories of mechanistic improvements; cardiovascular and thermoregulatory.  Thermoregulation is a process that allows your body to maintain its core internal temperature.  “Hyperthermic conditioning optimizes blood flow to the heart, skeletal muscles, skin, and other tissues because it increases plasma volume. This leads to endurance enhancements in your next workout or race when your core body temperature is once again elevated.” – Rhonda Perciavalle Patrick, Ph.D

Hummingbird HIIT/Power Yoga.  Instructor, Ruth.  Mondays at 4:30-5:30 pm.    The first 25 minutes, High Intensity Interval Training.  Followed by, 25 minutes Power Yoga. Ending with 10 minutes Restorative.  The method used is in this class is Ashtanga yoga, an athletic flow combining strength, flexibility, and stamina for a complete practice.  This class is designed to strengthen the core, improve balance and posture, increase coordination, gain flexibility, and reduce stress.  Every exercise is performed with attention to breath, proper form, and efficient movement patterns. The class is dedicated to helping you maintain strength in the lower back, abdominal region, glutes, and hips – all to improve your ability to stabilize your spine.  This core-focused workout includes isometric holds as well as timed repetition, with direction for proper alignment. Ending with a time of relaxation.

Guided Meditation. With Bria.  Tuesdays, 7:45-8:00 pm.  This time offered to those who attended the Heated Vinyasa, Tuesdays 6:30-7:45 pm.  Guided meditation is a process by which one or more participants meditate in response to the guidance provided by a trained practitioner or teacher, either in person or via a written text, sound recording, video, or audiovisual media comprising music or verbal instruction, or a combination of both.  

New Moon Circle.  Instructors, Bria, Christine, and Taryn.  Class falls on the day of the new moon each month from 7:00-8:30 pm.  This class is well loved by all!! The new moon marks the beginning of the lunar cycle.  Energetically it is a time of fresh-starts and rebirths, acting as a sort of astrological reset button. This night includes a short yoga practice, guided meditation, time for setting intentions for the new month, a fire ceremony and celebration.   

Power Hour.  Instructor, Angie.  Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30 am.  This powerful, energetic practice is based on the flow of Baptiste Power Vinyasa Yoga. Attention will be focused on the breath through this vigorous and challenging practice. This “Expanded Flow” format allows you to focus on core strengthening skills needed to deepen your yoga practice.

Restorative Yoga.  Instructor, Izzy.  Thursdays, 6:30-7:30, pm. Instructor, Ruth, first Sunday of each month from 2:00-3:00 pm.  A restful, calming class including breathing, poses supported with blocks, straps, and yoga blankets.  With dedication to increase body awareness, rest, balance through the Chakras, and mindfulness.  Restorative yoga helps to reduce stress and rejuvenate the mind, body, and spirit.  This is a perfect beginning yoga class that is also appropriate for those working with injury, limited mobility, pre-and post-natal, and for those who prefer a softer, gentler approach to yoga.  With guidance through imagery and reflection and the beautiful sounds of the singing bowls or vocals and guitar.

Tibetan Singing Bowls with Tracy Baumann.  1st Sunday of each month 2:00-3:00 pm.  Experience the beauty of the sounds of the Tibetan singing bowls in a sound bath experience during the Restorative classes.  The purpose of the singing bowls is to restore vibratory frequencies of the body, mind, and soul that are out-of-harmony.  The sounds they emit work as a type of energy medicine that has been known to heal pain, depression, and stress disorders.  The healing process works by training the brain waves so as to synchronize with the sounds of the bowl.  In class, you will listen to the sounds, and realize that you feel them just as much as you hear them.  

Warm Vinyasa levels 1 & 2.  Instructor, Emily.  Thursdays, 4:30-5:30 pm.  This class is set at a temperature between 85′-96′ F with a humidity level around 50%.  This class is designed for the flow of movement to be carried out by the keen awareness of the breath.  You will discover the healing art of the breath as we experiment with our postures (asanas), linking breath (pranayama) and movement (vinyasa).  Making a nourishing connection of mind, body, and spirit through each inhalation and exhalation. Ending with time for  relaxation, absorbing the work, and resting the mind.

Yoga Mammas.  Instructor, Jen.  Saturdays 8:15-9:15 am.  This class provides a way to maintain a healthy mind and body both in the pre- and post-natal stages.  This practice focuses on poses for pregnant women, in order to increase strength, mobility and flexibility.  It also helps pregnant women to develop proper breathing and relaxation techniques for easier and more comfortable labor.  This class is also designed to strengthen the pelvic bowl and restore the body, and gently draw strength to the abdominal region, post-natal.

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