Styles of Yoga

Classes I offer are taught in stages so there’s something for all practitioners from beginners to  seasoned yogis.

Gentle Core Functional Yoga (GCF Yoga)This class is a melange of the powerful and gentle tensegrity repair series with pilates wisdom and everyday functionality. In other words, taking the best of all traditions and science that I know to create 1 amazing class! Oneness is where GCF leads us…to 1 connected core. Expect to rehydrate your joints and create strength in much needed areas of the body to hold yourself vibrantly

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Hatha: A slower yoga practice giving you ample time to connect to your sparkling cellular structures. Careful postural alignment by moving from within. This practice enhances muscle strength and flexibility.

Therapy Ball Yoga: Using pliable massage balls, we  learn specific techniques to release the body of tension in a physical and emotional level working to harmonize the nervous system.

YHot : A set sequence of slow, held postures practiced in an environment heated to 40 degrees Celsius. Drink lots of water before and after class. Not recommended for pregnant women or children under 13.

Flow: A dynamic and challenging sequence of postures that synchronizes breath with movement in order to build strength, balance, and flexibility. Dance with your breath as you move like water.

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Power: Similar to Flow with more arm balancing offerings. Try advanced poses just for fun knowing that there’s no destination. Living and playing (Lila in sanskrit) so that we don’t take ourselves too seriously.

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Restorative: A relaxing practice that uses props to support the body to fully release into seated and reclining postures.  Brings your body and mind into homeostasis.  All levels welcome.

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Yin: A meditative, slow-paced practice that uses long, deep holds to get into those hard to reach fascial webbings or connective tissues. My classes offer lots of references to the Chinese meridian system.

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Prenatal: It’s never too early and never too late to do yoga. A great opportunity to take some time to nurture you and therefore your bump. Find and love your ever changing body as you breathe, move, and relax. Vocal toning, pelvic floor toning, and abdominal toning will be incorporated into classes to prepare you for your sacred rite of passage into motherhood. All levels welcome.

Kids: We Play-ga, Breath-ga, Fun-ga, over and out Yo-ga! Yoga educates the whole child providing life skills that is transferable to infinite possibilities.  These young souls are my greatest teachers!

Family Yoga: All of the above and more, deeply connect with each other as we do partner poses upside down and inside out.  Time together is the most precious gift.

(Photo credit: Maksikanagasana/dragonfly pose: Jordon Junck 2015. Astravakrasana/eight angled pose: Maria Aldrey 2013)