- Dantayama Yoga
How many times have you or someone you know attended a somewhat slower, gentler yoga class…sometimes even billed as a restorative yoga class and yet come away feeling even tighter or more aware of the discomfort that you were hoping to relieve? There is a logical, physiological explanation for this phenomenon…a non-supported pose forces the body to tense muscles. MOST people already have more than enough tight muscles…and by putting more strain on these tight muscles, they will resist…tight muscles are weak muscles. We have come to inaccurately access the difference between a contracted or a stretched muscle. When muscles are contracted, they are in a state of resistance. The sensation of resistance … Read More
- Basic Hatha & Foam Rollers
Hatha Basics: A blend of gentle asana infused with the benefits of using the foam rollers to melt away the tension in the connective tissue. The MELT Method® (MELT®) is a simple self-treatment that reduces chronic pain and helps you stay healthy, youthful, and active for a lifetime. Just 10 minutes of MELT three times a week is all you need to begin reducing the effects of accumulated tension and stress caused by daily living. New research has revealed the missing link to pain-free living: a balanced nervous system and healthy connective tissue. These two components work together to provide your body support and optimal mind-body communication. MELT directly addresses … Read More
- Yoga Basics
In this beginners yoga class, you will be introduced to the proper alignment of yoga asana (postures), as well as breathing techniques. You will be able to grow and expand upon by also learning to incorporate breath to movement to prepare you for more vigorous asana classes if you choose. This is a great class to set up the foundations of yoga, challenge the body, and mind. This class is also always welcome to advanced practitioners who just want to get grounded and come back to the basics that we all need to be reminded of here and there. Be prepared to reap the benefits of yoga, and find your … Read More
- Basic Anusara Elements Yoga
Anusara Yoga is a Hatha based yoga system based on Non Dual Tantric Philosophy. Expect class to open with a spirit or heart centered theme and chanting to add sound vibrations into our bodies. We will move through sequencing based upon the Universal Principles of Alignment to arrive safely at a peak pose and advance together as a community in our practice. The Anusara yoga method is designed to serve students at any level of experience, age, gender, race, or religion. The Universal Principles of Alignment are therapeutic and students with special therapeutic needs may find relief and healing with Anusara yoga. The intention is for every student to leave … Read More
- Roll & Restore (Restorative yoga and foam rollers)
ROLL & RESTORE – Mondays 6:00pm – 7:15pm. This practice combines foam rolling and gentle restorative yoga to stimulate pressure receptors beneath your skin, and to loosen up tight muscles. When coupled with restorative yoga, you also get the benefit of increasing your range of motion and turning inward to relax and connect with your Inner Self.
- Kundalini Yoga & Meditation
This class gives you experiences of pranayam (breathing), kriya (movement), relaxation, and meditation that empower you to grow more meditative, spirit-driven, and joyful. Each class challenges you to reflect on your destiny. You will learn techniques that nurture the spiritual warrior in you. These practices help you build grace and grit to serve and uplift your world. Your greatness is affirmed, and you will nurture your devotion to your consciousness.
- Awaken (Restorative Yoga)
AWAKEN – Mondays 7:30pm – 8:45pm. Awaken is a gentle restorative yoga practice that allows you to escape from the fast-paced activities of your day, and come back to center. This practice requires no muscular contraction. Props will be used to help you deepen into relaxation and create space to welcome you back to your natural feeling of self-worth and compassion.
- Focus Yoga
Focus yoga focuses on relieving stress and tension that may be caused by many factors due to our hectic lifestyle in the 21st century. It challenges practitioners to let go of the outside world and just be present, worrying only about the now. It allows them time to reconnect with and FOCUS on themselves. Class will be geared towards stretching and restoring while bringing awareness to the body with the foundation of Hatha yoga. Guided meditation in every session will help practitioners bring awareness back into their body while relaxing the mind, body, and spirit. Our body is our sanctuary, so we should treat it with love and respect.
- Restorative Yoga
This restorative/gentle class encourages the practitioner to let go of the fluctuations of the mind and find solace within their body and breath. The postures focus on releasing, stretching, and strengthening the hip and shoulder areas of the body often overused and stressed in this culture. Specific breathing techniques allow for the mind to step out of ruminations and into a state of nourishment and relaxation. Props are used within class and an extended savasana with sound bath is offered.
- Kundalini Yoga
Kundalini Yoga has been a hugely positive influence in my life, and I want to give thanks and share these blessings. I have personally grown in many ways and connected with all sorts of amazing people, I would have never known if not for our love of practicing this yoga. For me the beauty resides in the actual practice, and through this we have an experience. Each experience, each class, each breathe is different. Some are difficult, some are graceful, and its all part of the journey. Its hard to explain how I feel, but I always feel better after I am done with my practice, and for me its … Read More
- Yoga 4 Kids
**Please use TAB a top of the page to SIGN UP for this class. It is NOT included with any of the payment options for the regularly scheduled classes** Kids love yoga as much as adults! And the benefits are just as broad. Playful poses, silly stretches and gregarious games make kids’ yoga wonderfully fun in the Motion & Me tradition.Yoga builds focus, emotional strength, flexibility, stress relief, self-love, compassion and so much more. Our classes include deep-breathing and mindfulness practice tailored specifically for young children.
- Pilates Mat
Our Pilates Mat classes are open level to all students and are based on Joseph Pilates’s classical Mat exercise routine incorporating breathing, control, centering, concentration, movement, and precision. Mat Pilates is a low impact exercise regime that will help alleviate chronic aches, pains and injuries while lengthening the spine and increasing flexibility and range of movement. Engage your “Powerhouse” throughout the class in order to increase core strength and stability, and learn to implement proper body positioning in your day-to-day life (including a “tall, straight” spine, ribcage and shoulder placement, and pelvic alignment). All exercises can be modified for injuries.
At P.B Yoga and Healing Arts we offer such a wide variety of yoga classes that you are bound to find a class and teacher that suits you. You can find the full list of our classes with accompanying description, below.
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