CHOOSE YOUR LEVEL OF INTENSITY: FROM SWEATY POWER FLOW (heated and unheated)TO RESTORATIVE YIN TO SIMPLE MEDITATION. COME IN.
Yoga Styles and Class Descriptions
POWER FLOW VINYASA
This dynamic and energizing practice integrates a flowing series of postures to create internal heat as you increase strength, flexibility, balance and endurance. Emphasis on linking movement with breath, awareness, alignment and fun! Inspired by a variety of different yoga styles including Ashtanga and Power Yoga, our Power Flow Vinyasa will take you through a vigorous and detoxifying sequence emphasizing conscious breath and fluid movement to strengthen the body and calm the mind. Best for those who are comfortable with basic yoga postures and looking for a strong, healthy sweat. Classes are offered heated and unheated as well as open level through intermediate options.
Prepare to move, sweat and be challenged with a vigorous and meditative practice. Build strength and focus; unite body, mind, and breath with this Ashtanga-inspired Vinyasa Yoga class that draws from the primary series with some added FLOW. Includes back bends and inversions. Ashtanga is a powerful sequence that builds heat and strength. This is a vigorous style of yoga that weaves breath and movement through a sequential order of asana(postures)that is meticulously followed. Each posture is a preparation for the next, developing the strength and balance required to move further. A Vinyasa style practice great for beginners and advanced yogis.
HOT 60/90 and HOT FLOW (Oak Park Location)
Hot Yoga performed with temperatures to 95-105 degrees and 40% humidity. Classes may be traditional 26 poses plus 2 breathing exercises or a vinyasa style flow(a dynamic and challenging practice linking breath to movement). Hot yoga increases your circulation and has a relaxing effect on your muscles. Students should refrain from eating a full meal at least 2 hours prior to practice and come well hydrated!
beginners & BASICS
An Intro to Yoga Series ideal for beginners and those wanting to reconnect with the basics of their practice. This slower paced introduction to the fundamentals of yoga will help you gain the confidence, strength and flexibility needed to try more advanced classes. Explore basic standing and seated postures, learn proper breathing techniques, correct alignment and relaxation methods. Sign up online anytime. Bring the entire body and mind into balance! All levels welcome.
YIN- ZEN & Chill
This class will open your heart, energize your body and leave you fully relaxed. Yin yoga is a passive style of yoga meant to delve deep into the connective tissue of your joints, to find the deep recesses in your body and your mind. Commonly known for the length of time each posture is held (anywhere from 2-5 minutes) Yin yoga is a restorative practice that, through passive postures, will take you on a physical and mental journey of discovery.