Class Descriptions

Unless otherwise noted, studio rooms are kept at approx. 71 – 75°

Slow Flow (Beginner-Friendly… but not just for beginners!)
This slow flow vinyasa class will ease beginning Yogis into the structure of a flow class.  Focus on breath and alignment, breaking down poses and providing adjustments to help students translate verbal cues to muscle memory.  Props and modifications will be used, allowing each student to find the right version of a pose for their body.   “Demystify” and practice flow, preparing students to enter an All Levels flow class with confidence!  This class is also ideal for any Yogi wanting to hone their alignment or just enjoy a slow flow, as well… not just for Beginners!

All Levels Vinyasa
In an All Levels Vinyasa class, the focus is on linking asana (poses) with movement and breath.  You will build heat with Vinyasa (flow) to warm and prepare the body for building strength, balance, and flexibility.  Modifications will be offered so that all levels of practitioners are welcome!

Power Flow
Our most energetic Flow class. Warms the body, awakens the spirit, gets the heart beating, helps build full-body strength, and allows the muscles to stretch. Plenty of flow and opportunities to try more advanced poses if you wish. Sweat, breathe, find your edge. Accessible for most levels with self-modification – guide your own practice to intensify or moderate.

Flow & Restore
Build strength, increase flexibility and soothe your nerves.  This all-levels class is the perfect combo of exercise, stretch and relaxation. With options for beginner to advanced students, this class encourages you to listen to your body and make the choices that best support you in a friendly and non-competitive environment.   It begins with a 15 minute centering and warm up, 30 minutes of a moderate paced vinyasa sequence, and finishes with 30 minutes of yin style stretches (longer holds in relaxed poses) and savasana.

Vinyasa Flow
In this Fluid Yoga® Vinyasa Flow class, we will dynamically link the flowing nature of the breath with mindful, continual movement and creative sequencing. This heat-building vinyasa flow will not only increase strength and flexibility, but also train the mind to be more content and relaxed throughout the most difficult challenges on and off the mat. Using the classical elements as inspiration, we will become grounded and refine our balance with the earth, explore flowing movement and grace in the manner of water, ignite fire within our bodies through core strengthening and detoxification, and empower the air flowing within us through breath control and mind training. All classes end with a guided savasana, to embrace our space element and rejuvenate the spirit. The ultimate goal is for students to leave class feeling peaceful, powerful and full of bliss. Come prepared with an open mind and mindful approach. These classes are ALL LEVELS.

SPA Yoga®
SPA Yoga® is a slow-flow, floor-based, whole-body sensory experience based on Fluid Yoga sequencing. In this all levels class Lia will guide you through a mindful practice engaging all of the senses. Starting with Pranayama, and then moving through postures that progressively open the body and focus the mind. Gently building heat, and offering gentle assists throughout class, we will prepare for longer holds and deeper stretches on the floor. Class will end with an extended guided savasana, as you immerse yourself in newly recovered space in both body and mind. With candlelight, soothing music, and the element of touch, be prepared to feel like you just stepped out of the SPA!

HEALing Yoga®
HEALing Yoga® is a slow flow vinyasa; a mindful class with an emphasis on alignment and self-awareness. Using the principles of Fluid Yoga, students will be guided with language to allow themselves to heal. HEALing Yoga allows one to be aware and hear what their body is signaling, be able to interpret these signals mindfully, be willing to change and approach oneself with loving-kindness. HEALing Yoga is an accessible practice for beginners, or students working with an injury.

Gentle Yoga
Experience harmony and balance through this mindful practice designed to reduce stress, release tension and promote relaxation. Emphasis on self-awareness, breath, and honoring the body. No Yoga experience is required. Ideal for beginners, and/or those with injuries.

Yin Yoga
Unlike active yang yoga, which targets the muscles of the body, the primary intention of Yin yoga is to focus on the dense connective tissues of the body. Yin yoga is believed to help hydrate these connective tissues, assist in removing toxins from the body, prevent the shortening of the tissues around the joints, allow mobility in the joints, and maintain our spinal structure. During these Yin classes, we will bring our bodies into postures to experience moderate levels of sensation, relax the muscles of our intended target area, and remain relatively still in the postures for longer holds.

Yin Flow
Yin Flow combines the dynamic nature of flow yoga with the contemplative nature of Yin Yoga to balance energy in the body and mind. This practice offers both active flow of Vinyasa Yoga and the longer holds of Yin Yoga. Warm up muscles with movement, fine-tune awareness with longer holds, and learn breathwork and meditation techniques. Suitable for all, including those new to yoga, and those interested in a meditative practice.

Hatha Yoga
This class includes yoga poses, breathing practices and meditation/ mindfulness techniques. The class has a strong focus on safe and proper alignment, and breath and body awareness. We work toward strength, steadiness, flexibility, balance, concentration and calming of the mind.  The slower pace of the class with longer holds in poses (compared to flow or Vinyasa classes) allows for attention to detail. Modifications are offered as needed, and the use of props is welcomed. This class is open to all levels and abilities.

Restorative Yoga
Restorative yoga is a practice of slowing down and opening the body through passive stretching, gentle assists and quiet breath.  Using blankets, bolsters and blocks to assist in longer holds, restorative yoga gives you a sense of peace and calm in an otherwise busy world.  This gentle, therapeutic flow provides students the space and encouragement they need to slow down and allow the breath to support the body. Give your body the safe space and downtime it needs to calm the nervous system and find a sense of peace in stillness.

Restorative Yoga w/ Yoga Nidra
Restorative Yoga with Yoga Nidra combines two deeply relaxing practices in a 1-hour class that will help you release physical and mental stress, and allow you to access tranquility and ease. Class will begin with a short flow to loosen the body and release any pent up energy before coming to find stillness. Restorative poses are low-sensation poses that are held for 5-15 minutes to gradually open the body while prompting the parasympathetic nervous system to initiate healing. Unlike Yin, these poses do not include intense stretching. The class will end with 20+ minutes of Yoga Nidra while you lay in a resting pose of your choice. Yoga Nidra is loosely translated to “yoga sleep” in Sanskrit, and it aims to find the place between waking and sleeping in order to access the ingrained patterns of our brain. You’ll be gently guided through relaxation techniques to find what it means to be truly at ease! This class is accessible to all levels of flexibility and strength, modifications are highly encouraged in each pose to ensure maximum comfort.

Prenatal Yoga
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Whether you are a regular yoga practitioner or trying it for the first time, prenatal yoga is a beautiful way to connect with yourself, your health and your baby at any stage of your pregnancy. Build strength, confidence and peace as you ease common discomforts of pregnancy and prepare yourself for childbirth through dynamic flows, restorative poses and deep breathing.

Chair Yoga
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Class includes breathing techniques to quiet busy minds, guided mediation, joint freeing, core integration, balance and poses suitable for all body types comfortable moving from a chair. Options to stand made available during the class.

Yoga Nidra
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Yoga Nidra or Yoga Sleep is one of the deepest and most profound meditations one can experience. As you are guided into a deep but conscious relaxation you are able to access and release samskaras (innate tendencies, impressions created by previous actions or thought). Traditionally, Yoga Nidra was used to reach enlightenment.

Roll With It: Myofascial Release
A self-maintenance practice that complements your Yoga practice!
This class was designed to explore our myofascial system. Our bodies have a covering of connective tissue called fascia. This fascia wraps and connects the muscles, organs, nerves, and blood vessels.  Restrictive movement, sedentary lifestyle, injuries/disease and/or stress on the body can be demonstrated in the fascia and underlying muscles.  This empowering therapeutic practice can alleviate chronic pain and help establish better postural balance, release deep muscle tension, aid in lymphatic drainage, raise tissue oxygen levels and release endorphins, increase joint range of motion. In this 60-minute class, students will learn how to use therapeutic balls, blocks, props and functional movements to release tight fascia, increase blood flow, and circulation to the soft tissues. We will also break up trigger points that individually cause restrictions, and discomfort.  The outcome is similar to the effect of a deep tissue massage. The goal is to soften and lengthen the fascia, and break down scar tissue or adhesions leaving you feeling lighter, energized and more fluid. The exercises for these sessions are practiced on the floor seated, lying on the back, and the belly. We welcome all Students from a wide variety of backgrounds, ages and degrees of flexibility. From beginner level to more experienced, we hope you leave the class inspired to continue the practice on your own!

Moving Meditation & Mindfulness
This 60 minute class is a blend of meditation, pranayama (breath work) and gentle yoga movement to relax the body and settle the mind. We will be using body movement and breath awareness to create energy and space for exploring self-care modalities, with the purpose of strengthening mind, body and spirit connection. Experience a practice that can expand your potential for calm and clarity in stressful situations. Appropriate for all levels of meditation and yoga students.

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