This class is held in a heated room up to 37 degrees and consists of moving through Asana's (yoga postures) with the breath to move oxygenated blood through the whole body, restoring all systems to healthy working order. Designed to warm and stretch muscles, ligaments and tendons.
Hatha Yoga is a classical practice and forms the basis of many styles of yoga. The classes provide a balance of postures, flows, holds, breathing exercises, meditation and relaxation techniques. The gentle approach and pace, makes this class ideal for beginners and easily adapted to suit every ability. A perfect way to revitalise the body and cultivate inner calm.
Enjoy the feelings of rejuvenation and steadiness that arise from a Restorative practice. Designed to bring the bodies nervous system into a state of rest and engage our innate healing power as you actively nourish and harmonize the body and mind. As the whole body rests and opens with long held poses, the mind can also begin to slow down and come to a place of calm receptivity and presence.
Vinyasa Flow yoga emphasizes the sequential movement between postures, coordinated with and guided by the breath. The Vinyasa practice becomes a moving meditation that creates strength, stability and fluidity in the body and mind. Although this class is quite dynamic and at times challenging, it is suitable for all levels.
This is a class for creating or incorporating an effective and ongoing mindfulness practice in all aspects of your life. Join Sara Smallman, registered mindfulness teacher, and learn tools to help reduce or more effectively manage anxiety, depression and stress and bring more acceptance and joy to your moment to moment experience. With an emphasis on accessibility, chairs, stools and cushions are provided.
TRAUMA SENSITIVE YOGA
The TCTSY methodology has proven to be healing and transformative for survivors of sexual violence and trauma who have had their power taken from them or compromised, as it allows opportunity for participants to empower themselves with connection and autonomy over their own body.