vinyasa yoga - level 1 (Beginners)
New to yoga? This is a great place to start. This class emphasizes the fundamentals of an asana (posture) practice, safe alignment, building strength, healthy range of movement and breath connection for the beginner. The class is structured so that the body is prepared and warmed up for the standing postures and comprehensive breakdown and step by step instruction is given throughout. Modifications are offered and time spent refining posture work for safety and in order to build strength and clarity of mind in order to progress and establish a stable foundation and a sense of confidence. The sequential manner of the practice (vinyasa krama) helps with clarity of action and focus of mind to cultivate inner stillness. The class concluded with time spent "tuning-in" and "letting go" through Sivasana.
Suitable for men and women of all ages and levels of fitness. Also highly recommended to those returning to practice following a break, illness or injury (first consult with your GP)
Some of the benefits include:
- Reduced stress
- Increased strength
- Improved mental clarity
- Enhanced posture
- Improved muscle tone and flexibility
- Developed sense of balance and harmony
vinyasa yoga - level 2 (progressive/MIXED LEVEL)
This class builds upon the foundations and moves at a more flowing pace. A basic grounding in yoga activities through attendance at Beginners level is required to attend this class as we develop our practice, through more advanced asana, refining poses and alignment, cultivate correct use of breath and breath connected movement.
If you are unsure as to whether you are ready for this class it is recommended that you attend the Vinyasa Yoga - Level 1, Beginners class for a term.
VINYASA YOga - Level 3 (intermediate/advanced)
This is a strong, flowing, heat building class helping students to establish and integrate bandha and pranayama within challenging physical activities. Sequencing and transitioning are featured to cultivate and maintain focus and mental connection throughout.
This class is geared toward students with a minimum of two years yoga practice.