Yoga is a way of moving into stillness. It helps you learn to be centered in action, so that you always have the clearest perspective on what's happening around you. We have a variety of yoga classes available, so read the blurbs below and choose the class that best suits your needs.
Yoga brings deep relaxation and because the postures work deeply into muscular tissue, habitual tension is released.
Through movement and breath Yoga brings clarity and mindfulness allowing space to develop in our minds so we can live with contentment and without judgement.
Our classes are based on the continuous practice and teachings of classical Yoga. Using intense yet non-strenuous exercises that are designed to twist, stretch and gain control of the body using a blend of vinyasa (flowing) poses.
Pranayama (breathing) is incorporated into all the movements so a fantastic feeling of inner calm is felt.
All classes are classical in nature with a meditative and flowing manner. Personal instruction is given. All props and mats are included. Namaste and see you on the mat.
Increases Flexibility & Strength in Joints, Calming, Meditative
Yin is a slower paced style of yoga where postures, or asanas, are held for longer periods of time. Yin poses apply moderate stress to the connective tissues of the body - the tendons, the fascia and ligaments in order to increase circulation in the joints, strengthen tissues and improve flexibility.
A more meditative approach to yoga, yin aims at cultivating awareness of inner silence.
Energising, Strengthening & Centring
Vinyasa Flow is a little faster paced than Yin. Poses are strung together to make a sequence and movements are led by the breath. Vinyasa yoga increases strength, endurance and flexibility, whilst also reducing levels of stress.
Core Restore classes offer a space to work with the body’s bio-intelligent feedback systems, aiming to gently restore and enhance our natural movement patterns.
The classes are designed to improve one’s sense of proprioception in the body – a felt sense of the body in space to assist with coordination, balance, and set the foundation for strength building. We aim to address structural imbalances that contribute to back pain, ineffectual breathing, and habitual movement patterns. Since the Psoas is not a palpable muscle that can be easily felt, we learn interesting and functional ways to improve mobility in this deepest core muscle.
The healthy functioning of the Psoas is a key determinant of the optimal position of the pelvis and overall stability of the spine. We explore a variety of Yoga poses, functional and developmental movements to hydrate, release, balance, lengthen and strengthen our deep core. We also use simple tools such as balls, rollers, and towels to release tension within the fascia of the body.
Restore. Rebalance. Feel moved.
Stillness, Lengthening, gentle, unwind
If you are looking for a perfect way to unwind, try Restorative Yoga.
Restorative Yoga offers a blissful practice that assists the nervous system to restore balance. Although we hold the shape of the pose for long periods of time, the physical body is completely supported by a variety of props to ensure that maximum relaxation is attained. T
It is different to Yin or Vinyasa Yoga in that there is little focus on deep stretch and positive tension within the joints as this would be counterproductive to its intention and purpose.
The quiet space provides an opportunity to listen to internal communication that our bodies have to offer. It is a unique practice designed to induce a feeling of deep relaxation and renewal. It is appropriate for all levels, inclusive of beginners.
Restore. Rest. Feel renewed.