Hatha Yoga is a term used to define the “Postures” or physical aspect of yoga. The physical practice or “Asana” of hatha yoga was designed to open the energy channels of the body in pursuit of cleansing the body and focusing the mind.
VINYASA AND FLOW CLASSES
Vinyasa is the art of flowing from pose to pose linking your breath to movement. Sometimes called Power Yoga this dynamic practice builds upper body strength, flexibility and stamina. Classes may include inversions. This class can be rigorous. Attend the appropriate level.
Students new to this method are encouraged to attend Vinyasa Basics, Alignment flow, Yoga Tune Up or level 1-2 classes for a detailed foundation of proper alignment, breath and body mechanics.
Learn the fundamentals of a popular method that turns the static into a dynamic flow that fuses breath and movement. Emphasis includes bio-mechanics and the principle of Ujaii or “Conqueror’s” breath a technique of breathing that fuels this dynamic practice. Suitable for all levels
VINYASA Level 2 -3
This class can be rigorous. Attend the appropriate level.
A challenging high energy Vinyasa practice. Room is heated to help wring out the body as you detox. A fun class that lifts your spirits. New students strongly encouraged to complete at least 10 yoga classes before attending.
Kent Bond has designed a vinyasa class to address the specifics of form and alignment while emphasizing the natural bio-mechanics of the human body. Each eclectic class is challenging while dedicated to addressing the needs of the individual student and the group as a collective. Some Yoga experience suggested.
This class is devoted to awakening and integrating the core abdominal element in all of us. Emphasis on toning and strengthening all 4 principle categories of the muscles which make up the abdominal core, rectus, transversus and the two obliques. Flow through a balanced posture sequence while improving your overall yoga practice. Core Flow will enhance the grace of any other movement-art based system. Great for Athletes. Some experience of Yoga suggested.
GENTLE- DE-STRESS AND UNWIND
Gentle yoga pays special attention to the structural nature of yoga poses so your body can re-align itself to the healthy patterns inherent within. Build strength confidence and grace. Bolsters, blocks and other props can be used to develop support, comfort and natural alignment. Great for beginners as well as any student interested in going deeper at a slower pace.
YTU©; YOGA TUNE UP
YTU© is an integrated system derived from classical yoga and physical therapy rehabilitation techniques. Yoga Tune Up© will expand your flexibility and improve your strength. Innovative sequencing regenerates and heals muscle tissues while toning and stretching. This class is challenging but accessible to all levels. Yoga Tune-Up© complements and supports your stronger yoga practice as well as other athletic routines.
Correcting asymmetries and muscle weakness to heal and strengthen is the focus of this class. Adapted yoga poses aim to improve structural alignment, flexibility and tone muscles. Breath work and Meditation are practiced to enhance health and well-being. Difficulty is adjusted to suit the individual needs and abilities of those attending. Join us to learn how to heal and strengthen yourself.