Yoga Class Descriptions

Therapeutic Hatha/Movement

Who is this for?

Everyone who has moderate to full mobility

What do we do?

20 minutes of a centering and connecting exercise, followed by explorations of different movements of the joints of the body and building from simple to complex movement patterns, ending with 10 minutes of Savasana (integration through relaxation and release) and brief meditation.

Challenge level:

Moderate

Restorative

Who is this for?

Everyone, especially those with ongoing stress-related symptoms or chronic and ongoing pain

What do we do?

Up to 5 poses per 90 minutes, all fully supported and melted into for 5-20 minutes each. The aim is to allow the Autonomic Nervous System a chance to rebalance.

Challenge level:

Practiced in a state of ease

Gentle/Adaptive

Who is this for?

Everyone, including those with limited mobility, recovering from trauma and/or surgery, or who might have persistent and ongoing pain

What do we do?

**This class is meant to be experienced without causing pain or increasing any existing pain levels**

20 minutes of breath centring, followed by explorations of movements of the joints of the body starting from the top of the head and moving to the feet. This class is taught so that students can be seated in a chair, on a mat, or at some points, in a standing position – there are always options offered!

Challenge level:

Individual circumstances will determine how challenging this class is

Bone Builder

Who is this for?

Anyone who is familiar with how I teach yoga, and is able to move with ease through moderate to full range of motion, and would like to challenge themselves mentally and physically, in order to help build and maintain healthy bone density.

What do we do?

5 minutes of breathing, centring and grounding in a standing position, followed by 30 minutes of yoga-movement that can be intensified by using hand and ankle weights, and ending with 10 minutes of Savasana (integration through relaxation and release) and brief meditation.

Challenge Level:

Moderate to High (depending on weight usage)