Class Descriptions

  

Gentle - gentle 

Gentle Yoga includes postures (asana), breath work (pranayama) and some meditation. These postures and practices are intended to nourish and replenish the body, while calming nervous system and mind. Gentle Yoga is a beginner friendly class with modifications offered, but experienced Yoga students will also benefit from slowing down the poses and including gentler, more restorative practices. 

Hatha Vinyasa - all levels 

A flow style Hatha yoga practice with movement from pose to pose, linking breath, body and mind. This practice teaches us how to use our breath and bandhas (energy locks) to move energy and stabilize from the inside out. Yoga postures (asana) and breathing techniques (pranayama) are used to help strengthen and tone the pelvic floor, diaphragm, lungs, heart, and mental functions as well as helps balance the five systems of the body.  All levels are welcome to attend this moderate class, modifications will be given.


Core Flow - moderate/vigorous

Core Flow is a fire practice with emphasis on core strengthening, stoking the internal fire, strengthening digestive health, and increasing your energy levels. Get in touch with the your core and find your true center through, bandhas (energetic locks), deep internal engagements, twisting postures, pranayama and meditation. Some yoga experience is recommended.


Warm Vinyasa - moderate/vigorous

Designed with the same intentions as Vinyasa (see above), this practice offers an opportunity to move, flow and de-stress with heated vinyasa. Vinyasa means to place in a special way and each class is designed with a specific energetic intention and presented with intelligent sequencing and wise progression (Vinyasa Krama). Our experienced teachers are trained and certified to keep your body safe and help you modify poses to your body type and personal needs. Our warm yoga classes are heated to about 80 degrees. Some previous Yoga experience is recommended.


Dynamic Asana (Ashtanga Yoga) - vigorous

This dynamic practice synchronizes the breath with a progressive set series of postures created by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. The primary series realigns the spine, detoxifies the body, and builds flexibility, strength and stamina. Join us in this guided practice, a set series of poses, and work towards improved circulation, a light strong body and a calm mind. Previous Yoga experience is recommended before joining this level 2 class.


 Yoga Basics (8 week series) - New to Yoga page

 This eight week journey, led by Satya Yoga owner, Teresa Van Eyk RYT, teaches the   

 foundations of traditional Yoga practice and is suitable for all adult ages and levels. 

 Together we will:

 • Explore how Yoga works on a physical, mental and emotional level.
 • Learn the biomechanics of breathing and breath techniques for relaxation and   

    balancing the systems of the body.  

 • Learn safe alignment and modifications in classical Yoga asana (poses) and sun   

    salutations.

 • Create healthier habits and find support among like minded community.
 • Practice in an welcoming and nurturing environment, where ALL are welcome to come    

    and experience the JOYS of Yoga.  


 Shake Your Soul

Shake your soul is the experience of dancing from the inside out. In this unique approach to mind body exercise you discover your soul in motion. In addition to all the  traditional benefits of exercise, you experience the added joy of your spirit inspiring you, inspiring your movement, and bringing inspiration to your life. Clarity of mind also increases as your brains motor center, the cerebellum, is in full swing. Neuroscience research points to the power of dance as one of the best ways to create mental clarity and health. $5

   

Guided Healing & Meditation

This guided meditation is offered the first Monday of each month and is especially designed to help you escape from the stress and strains of life and discover an inner world of calm, peace and  joy. During the guided meditation energy healing will be give to each participant by trained energy healers. The circle is led by Nancy O' Donohue, healer member of and licensed trainer for Healing in America, the U.S. branch of England's the healing touch. Established in 1954, the Healing Trust is the largest healing organization in Europe. This healing circle format originated in England where it is used in hospitals and cancer centers to promote deep relaxation and support the body's own self-healing mechanisms. $5 suggested donation.