A mentally and physically healing class. Yang style and the Nam Hoa Longevity tree form are offered. The Longevity Tree form is about the development and use of chi (life force energy). The basis of the practice is balancing and harmonizing the three energies: ourselves, the earth and the cosmos.
Gentle Movement & Meditation
The meditation techniques and guided visualizations presented in this class can help alleviate stress, anxiety, depression, and insomnia. In addition, these practices may boost energy as well as improve focus and a sense of well-being. This class explores various philosophies and practices of meditation from around the world. In particular, we delve into the teachings from the ancient Vedic text, the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, which describes the eight spokes of the wheel of Raja Yoga (Royal Yoga): Yama & Niyama (moral and ethical precepts), Asana (postures), Pranayama (breathing practices), Pratyahara (interiorization of consciousness), Dharana (concentration), Dhyana (meditation), and Samadhi (harmonized awareness).
Gentle Yoga Flow
A rewarding medley of Hatha and Vinyasa yoga with sun salutations aplenty. Come stretch your body, work on your strength and balance and leave with a feeling of ease, joy and replenishment. This class is excellent for newcomers and experienced yogis.
Roller Work & Yoga
This class utilizes foam rollers for self-myofascial (connective tissue) release and is guaranteed to make you feel as zen as the ocean, breaking up those tight, restricted and sore muscles. Restore healthy fascia and leave that tension behind!