Classical, led Ashtanga primary series. This foundational Primary Series is also known as Yoga Chikitsa, which translates to “yoga therapy.” This is a series of 51 postures that is practiced sequentially following sun salutations, or Surya Namaskar A & B. With dedicated, consistent practice, this series purges toxicities and prepares the body for a deeper practice, both mental and physical. A vigorous and athletic practice, but all levels are welcome and invited!
Awaken Wild Flow
Experience a unique combination of movement, breath, and sound that is connective, grounding, and revitalizing. Come infused with intention; this practice meets you where you are to help alchemize tension into truth and presence into possibility. When we become aware of our authentic nature, we move through that which impedes our growth and we learn how to stand strong in our authenticity. All are welcome to ‘level up’ here.
Yoga targets more than just the physical body. Our Chakras live within the subtle body and are responsible for elements in our consciousness such as stability, satisfaction, activation, love, expression, intuition, and enlightenment. The intention of this class is to target specific chakra centers and work toward removing blockages within them using physical asana, pranayama, meditation, and mantra. This multidimensional class will leave you overflowing with awareness and harmony. Muladhara Chakra: The first Chakra within the energetic body, located at the very base of the body in the pelvic floor. Mula means “root” and dhara means “support” or “base,” so this chakra represents the foundational aspect of our consciousness. The Earth element rules this chakra and allows us to ground down and connect to that which we build upon. When we work with this chakra, we clear out fear and build support, stability, and confidence. Svadhisthana Chakra: The second Chakra within the energetic body, located at the reproductive organs. The word Svadhisthana translates to “one’s own seat” so this chakra represents the space within ourselves that we call home. The Water element rules this chakra and allows us to explore creativity and creation. When we work with this chakra, we clear out feelings of guilt and shame and build curiosity, inviting the pleasures of life in. Manipura Chakra: The third Chakra within the energetic body, located at the navel. The word Mani means “jewel” and Pura means “to fill with/full of” so this chakra represents the space within the body that is filled with the glistening, powerful luster that is our Agni – the digestive fire of the body. The Fire element rules this chakra and allows us to digest and metabolize all things that we take in – food, emotion, information, etc. When we work with this chakra, we build our Agni and replace sluggishness, indecisiveness, and lethargy with the power of activation and initiative. Anahata Chakra: The fourth Chakra within the energetic body, located within the heart space. The word anahata translates to “unstruck,” reminding us that underneath emotion and broken hearts lies the pure, untouched spirit of Love. The Air element rules this chakra and allows us to have compassion and acceptance to others and ourselves. When we work with this chakra, we clear out ignorance and feelings of grief, inviting understanding and forgiveness into our relationships. Vishuddha Chakra: The fifth Chakra within the energetic body, located in the throat. The word Vishuddhi translates to “purity” so this chakra represents the clear, translucent space through which communication happens. The Ether element rules this chakra and allows us to explore proper expression of our wants, needs, and thoughts. When we work with this chakra, we break through the confusion and discomfort of confrontation and assertion, and cultivate authentic connections with others. Ajna Chakra: The sixth Chakra within the energetic body, located at the third eye. The word Ajna translates to “beyond wisdom” so this chakra represents the inherent, deeper knowledge that guides us. There is no element that rules this chakra because it is extremely spiritual in nature, asking us to set down sense perception and cognitive thought, and rely on the deeper wisdom that continues on after we’ve left our physical forms. When we work with this chakra, we explore Trust as a guiding practice, honoring the Ego by setting it aside and allowing our nature as Spirit to shine through.
A fun, integrative sequence that moves the body in new directions. Each class will incorporate postures, stretches, and movements that help you work toward the more challenging asana that is the focus of the day. Dynamic flow asks the practitioner to release old patterns and reimagine their physical practice as pure expression. This class offers opportunities for creative movement that challenges boundaries while keeping awareness within our limits. Play with your practice!
This class is a meditative space for an exploration and journey of self through presence. We are delighted to have a selection of skilled teachers guiding us through different meditations here; Kundalini Yoga, seated meditation, grounding through movement, and more will be explored as this class unfolds and we see what emerges.
A practice in cultivating balance. We begin by warming up with movement synchronized with breath to engage awareness and build strength. Then we slow down and settle into deeply restorative postures that release stress and tension as they quiet the body and mind.
A shorter version of the 90 minute Primary Series. Gentle Ashtanga is perfect for the yogi just discovering Ashtanga or for those who need a break from the full primary series practice. This class focuses on breath and alignment within the foundational postures of the Ashtanga series and will leave you feeling grounded and rejuvenated.
When you connect to within, you never have to go without. Find presence within the body as you stretch, breath, heat up, and connect to your heart space. With heart-opening postures and meditations that ground your energy in the heart center this class will help you strengthen your connection to that boundless space of abundance that dwells within us all. Bring an open mind and you’ll leave with an open heart.
Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan combines kriyas, meditation, pranayama and mantra. Kundalini Yoga is sometimes called breath yoga. Unlike Bikram or Ashtanga Yoga that are very physical in nature and utilize a sequence of postures, Kundalini is an active form of meditation. We will take you through a series of specific breathing exercises, mantras (chanting), mudras (hand movements), and eye focus all designed to heal your mind, spirit, and body. It is referred to as the yoga of awareness and mother of all yoga because it includes all yoga within it. Kundalini is the flow of energy and consciousness that exists within each of us and enables us to merge our individual consciousness with the universal consciousness. Kundalini Yoga allows our fullest potential to flower and has the power to unleash and unlock barriers within ourselves that no longer serve us. *We have bolsters to sit on and some blankets at the studio, but if you have a meditation cushion or a blanket that you love, please feel free to bring them to use!
Kalaripayattu is an ancient martial art form that is from the southern state of Kerala, India. It is the oldest form of martial art known to mankind and is said to have its origins in the Gods. Sweat, stabilize, and focus in this unique class that reaches for more than just the physical. Learn and practice ancient movements that connect you to your deepest roots, and understand the energetic aspects of the body how it relates to others and the Earth.
Increase awareness in your body and mind. This class shifts your perspective to that which stabilizes and builds strength in the total system. Flow through a series of grounding postures that warm and invigorate the body, while activating the core for maximum balance. Take the strength you build here with you off the mat; allow it to support you as you move through life.
A beautiful place to start your yoga practice and to deepen it. With a Hatha yoga lineage, the intention of this class is to help you find union between the body and spirit through breath, balance, and awareness. This class is slowly paced with a strong emphasis on building solid foundations in mindfulness and steadiness. Learn the breakdown of essential postures all while strengthening the body and softening the mind.
Yin yoga works deeply into the body’s connective tissues; it targets our ligaments, tendons, and the fascia networks of the body. With a series of long-held, supported postures we gently stretch the body’s relatively stiff, connective tissues. When we do this the body responds by making them a little longer and little stronger. The length of time we hold these postures also has a profound effect on our minds. Yin provides us space to reclaim the balance between body and mind as we settle in and explore our physical sensations while observing the thoughts and feelings that arise throughout the process. It is here that we can find a sense of openness and ease with all that we are.