An unhurried approach to Yoga, Appropriate for all levels of students, including beginners! This class is slow moving and non-demanding on the body. Restorative Yoga is gentle, therapeutic and relaxing.
Ashtanga is a system of yoga transmitted to the modern world by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois (1915-2009). This method of yoga involves synchronizing the breath with a progressive series of postures—a process producing intense internal heat and a profuse, purifying sweat that detoxifies muscles and organs. The result is improved circulation, a light and strong body, and a calm mind. Intermediate to Advanced
This class is more about healing than challenging the body, with an emphasis on the back and areas connected to the spine. A gentle class aimed at developing core strength while stretching the neck, shoulders, hips and spine. Props are used as needed and individuals are encouraged to move within their range of motion. The class goal is to create a balanced of motion throughout the body.
Slow Flow Vinyasa
Vinyasa means movement with breath! A slow but rigorous practice that clams the mind and body and at the same time give you a sweat! Slow Flow Vinyasa allows beginners to create their own synchronized dance, while learning poses and how to move, breathe, and stretch between poses. All levels welcome!
Core Yoga Vinyasa is an intermediate level class that focuses on core building techniques while building a strong and stable center. Our focus is strength, flexibility, and endurance while providing balance. Come join the fun!
Power Yoga is an advance level class for people who want to take an athletic and cardiovascular approach towards Yoga. Ashtanga Yoga is the grandfather of Power Yoga. In Power Yoga we keep the series of poses in the Vinyasa while the instructor has the flexibility to add more challenging asanas (including arm balances, headstand, and forearm stand).
Hot Yoga refers to yoga performed under hot and humid conditions. The heat in the room which is at a warm 94 degrees, is to increase an individual’s flexibility in the poses, its to replicate the heat and humidity of India where yoga originated.
Things to before you take on a hot yoga class include, drink plenty of the day of class, do not eat a meal before class, bring a towel, and don’t sweat it!
All Levels Welcome!
Vinyasa Yoga is a flowing, dynamic sequence of poses that is one of the most popular styles of yoga in the United States.Also sometimes called “Vinyasa Flow Yoga,” this type of practice involves synchronizing the breath with a continuous flow of postures.
The teacher will make up their own fun vinyasa flow most of the time. All levels welcome!
Chakra Healing yoga
This Chakra Healing yoga class will utilize the bodies own mechanisms for healing. The one hour class will balance and unblock the bodies seven chakras (energy centers) to restore emotional, physical, and spiritual wellness. Aligning the body using poses, mudras, breathing techniques, sankalpas (intention) and guided meditation for a deeper body/mind connection. One hour and all levels welcome!
Vin Yin Yoga
This fusion of Vinyasa Flow and Yin Yoga offers movement to improve strength and balance while staying connected with ones breath. The practice transitions to poses that improve energy flow in the body with deep stretches to help release connective tissue and improve circulation.
Fascia Focused Yoga
Fascia Focused Yoga is a practice designed to help you lift more, run farther and go longer in your workouts knowing that the investment on the mat will repay dividends off the mat. This practice challenges you to hold postures longer, and more comfortably by bringing the floor up to meet your body through the use of props and bolsters. As a passive practice, Yoga for Athletes involves variations of seated and supine poses typically held for 3 to 5 minutes, accessing deeper layers of fascia. Expect the emphasis of stretching the connective tissue around the joints (mainly the knees, pelvis sacrum, and spine).
Vinyasa Flow is a hatha yoga class where breath is matched with movement, flowing from one pose to the next. All classes Kristin teaches are open level classes. She believes in starting from a basic level and finding space in the body to go deeper when ready. Space can be found with breath, props, or both. All classes begin with time to connect to the mat and breath, slowly transitioning to a warm up and sun salutations. A dynamic sequence, that challenges the body and mind safely are followed up with a gentle stretch and cool down. Class finishes with stillness in shavasana. Classes range from 30-90 minutes. Please wear comfortable clothing that allows movement but is not distracting. A yoga mat, bottle of water and small hand towel are also great additions to your practice.
Chakra Yoga is a gentle class that explores the wisdom of the chakras (energy centers). This class uses a variety of traditional yogic practices including asana (poses), pranayama (breath work), vibrational toning, mudras, deep relaxation, and meditation. It is designed to open energetic pathways and bring body, mind, and spirit into balance, while awakening your potential for healing. Chakra Yoga therapeutically revitalizes and deepens your awareness as you take your practice to the next level of understanding.