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Yoga for Beginners: Our Yoga for Beginners is a class for learning the fundamental aspects of the yoga practice. With over 900 poses in the yoga practices, it can be daunting to know where and how to begin. Our Yoga for Beginners breaks down the poses to include in each class a focus on 2 to 3 basic standing postures with an associated balance pose and complementary floorwork to accompany it, and varying breathing techniques. This is a great class for starting your yoga journey.

Foundations: Our Foundations class is a practice of the poses, focusing on the foundational aspects of each pose and overall alignment, both physically and energetically. The goal of the class is to help you find your comfortable seat in each posture. The class is not a flowing or vinyasa based practice, but is sequenced with complementary standing and floor poses. Classes include movement, deep stretch, as well as restorative aspects. Suitable for everyone.

Samdhaana Vinyasa Flow: A vinyasa yoga practice is a practice of fluidic movement between postures, guided by and linked through breath. The class is best suited for those having a basic knowledge of the asana practice or poses. A great precursor to this is our Foundations Class.

Samdhaana Power Vinyasa: Samdhaana Power Vinyasa is a more vigorous class, linking stronger poses and stronger sequences. The class is designed to carry the intermediate to advanced practitioner through a series of poses and sequences that allow for peak postures to be taken, when desired. It is a practice designed for strengthening the body, both internally and externally. There is both strong movement and states of stillness in this practice, as it incorporates the mimicking of floor to standing poses, and standing to floor poses to enhance and strengthen a desired peak pose or source of energy. This class is best suited for those with a basic knowledge of the poses and a vinyasa practice. A great precursor to this class is Samdhaana Vinyasa Flow.

Renew and Restore: Our Renew and Restore Yoga class is made up of restorative and deep stretch postures using props, blankets, straps and sandbags. The practice is done staying close to the earth and incorporates varying breathing techniques and light meditation. This class is a great complement to some of our more active forms of the yoga practice and for those who participate in more active forms of exercise such as running or cycling. No prior yoga experience is necessary.

Gentle Yoga: Gentle Yoga combines yoga postures, breath work and some light meditation. It is a softer, slower paced class using props such as blankets, bolsters, straps and chairs. Poses may be approached in gradual steps giving time to focus on the breath and alignment. The class is designed to softly awaken and stretch out the body so that the practice feels good. No prior yoga experience is required. A great class for beginners.

Yoga for Men: Each class will focus on 2 to 3 basic standing postures done in a sequence to support strength and core stability, accompanied by an associated balance pose. Class will continue with complementary floor work for passive stretching to help lengthen and stretch the muscles. Class will also include varying breath techniques to help calm the nervous system and reduce stress. A perfect class to start your yoga journey with and help support other active forms of movement.

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