About Our Classes

Flow & Stretch     STRETCH, STRENGTH, AGILITY

Recharge your resilience in this combo class of energy in motion and stretch in stillness. Start with a flow of poses for strength, stamina, agility. Ease into therapeutic stretch where we settle with poses held long enough to be savoured.

Suggested Props: bolster & 2 blocks (or creatively sourced bed pillow and rolled bath towels)

Restorative    RENEWAL, RECOVERY, LOVING-KINDNESS, MEDITATION

Surrender all doing and find maximum ease and support with floor-based poses using props to customize your pose. Poses are held for a leisurely duration. Guided breathwork, visualization and mindfulness techniques are sprinkled throughout. Calm your nervous system. This is your antidote to life’s agitation, anxiety, sensory overload and multitasking.

Suggested Props: bolster & 2 blocks (or creatively sourced bed pillow and rolled bath towels)

Yin    DEEP SUPPORTED STRETCH, MINDFULNESS

Yin is deep stretch class that uses mindfulness techniques to help you safely explore your therapeutic stretch. Floor-based poses, creative use of props minimize muscular effort and support long-held positions of stretch. Improve or restore range of motion which is so critical to optimal well-being.

Props Required: bolster (or creatively-sourced: bed or couch pillow, 2 rolled bath

towels, blanket), 2 blocks, blanket 

Chair Yoga   FUNCTIONAL MOBILITY, BREATH, BODY AWARENESS

Therapeutic chair yoga is accessible to many, from seniors to workers of long hours at desk or driving. Most poses are done seated in the chair. This beneficial practice Improves range of motion, balance, flexibility.

Prop Required: chair (no arms, no wheels), example: dining room chair.

iRest Yoga Nidra   ACCESSIBLE, MEDITATION, TRAUMA-SENSITIVE

iRest Yoga Nidra is often called “yogic sleep”. It helps withdraw the mind from its storylines to access a state between wakefulness and dream. This guided meditation is based on ancient yogic practices, informed by psychology, validated by neuroscience, and implemented by the military for treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Suggested Props: bolster & 2 blocks (or creatively sourced bed pillow and rolled bath towels)

Ashtanga/Vinyasa Beat   MOVING MEDITATION, BREATH FOCUS

This is a yoga flow as traditional sequencing of Ashtanga, or as Vinyasa, its creative cousin. Poses link together to be moved by the breath-based rhythm of soft resonant drum beat. Some experience with Ashtanga recommended. 

Suggested Props: 2 blocks, strap (or belt, necktie, etc), blanket (or large towel)

Micro-Dose for Well-being (30 minute)    EASY MEDITATION

A micro-practice to explore various ways to anchor into a calm state of well-being while surfing the waves of life. This guided meditation draws from ancient & simple yogic techniques such as breathwork, body-sensing, sensory awareness, and perspective shifts from the wisdom of poets.

Suggested Props: bolster & 2 blocks (or creatively sourced bed pillow and rolled bath towels)