The basics and fundamentals of yoga poses are introduced. Learn the process of proper alignment in the poses, breathing techniques, the use of props in your practice and build confidence in your yoga postures. These classes are designed for both students with no experience as well as the seasoned practitioner. We suggest that all students also attend class at a studio to receive hands on guidance from certified teachers.
These more challenging classes continue to build on poses that are the fundamentals of yoga requiring a bit more strength, flexibility, and balance. These classes assume some yoga knowledge and experience. They continue to show modifications and use of props ensuring more difficult postures and sequences are practiced safely and effectively.
Building on the foundation of proper alignment, poses are linked together with the breath while building strength, stamina and flexibility. Classes generally have a flow and rhythm to encourage the evolution of one's practice as moving meditation. They are more vigorous and challenging to help engender mind/body vitality. Level 2 classes start to introduce more advanced poses to help take your practice to a new level.
2/3 classes assume that students are familiar with intermediate yoga postures and are designed to enhance your intermediate practice. Poses may be held longer, the classes explore advanced poses are physically demanding and incorporate challenging sequences and variations. Classes are designed to push your practice towards learning more difficult poses and or test your stamina. The pace of these classes is faster, you will allow you to go deeper.
For advanced yogis that need no demonstration of poses, these classes will be mostly advanced poses and have a vigorous pace. Take these classes only if you have many years of serious yoga study with an excellent degree of yoga knowledge, stamina and flexibility. Level 3 classes are great for self-directed students looking for the highest degree of difficulty.