Iyengar Yoga Level 1 Drop-in: Deepens the foundation of Iyengar Yoga standing poses as well as continued development of the seated poses, twists, balancing postures, shoulder stand and deep relaxation. The benefits include increased mobility, stability and strength. Yoga philosophy is introduced. These classes are suitable for all beginning students in Iyengar Yoga. Minimum of 6 months regular attendance is recommended before moving to Level 1/2.
Iyenagar Yoga Level 1/2 Drop-In: This class offers dedicated students finer instruction aimed at gaining further clarity of Iyengar Yoga. Standing poses, seated poses, twists, balancing postures, shoulder stand and the practice of deep relaxation/pranayama. This class also begins the exploration into the arm and shoulder work necessary to perform Salamba Sirsasana – Headstand.
Iyengar Yoga 50+: The Iyengar tradition of yoga can be adapted for all fitness levels. It creates strength, increased range of movement and stability. Students must be able to carry their own props and to get up and down from the floor.
Gentle Therapeutic Yoga: This class will help you unwind from old stress responses and old habitual patterning we can tend to create. These exercises help to remind your brain to keep your body flexible and free from discomfort and pain after shock, injury or overuse. The exercises are very simple and very effective when in pain. It works on releasing areas of holding by re-patterning your movement and releasing, as well as integrating the mind body so the body moves more intelligently, working deeply with the nervous system. You are invited to explore your own ability and learn to slow down, bringing your focus and attention within to find freedom throughout your body.
All Levels Drop-In (Tracey Pike): in this class you have the opportunity to challenge yourself, or just be kind to yourself. While you breathe deeply and effortlessly we transition from posture to posture in a mindful, fulfilling way. This class will leave you feeling relaxed, refreshed, energized and ready for your day. This class is an excellent complement to your weekly practice & great for all beginners.
Chair Yoga: This class series is designed to serve the yogi’s that wishes to improve their cardiovascular and physical strength as well as flexibility, all while seated and assisted by a chair. All practitioners are welcome no matter their physical ability! You may have an injury or limitation, or you may just want to explore new ideas while seated. You will be guaranteed to increase your heart rate as well as inner strength, all while exploring the yoga philosophies of mind, body and spirit awareness.
Philosophy: Active participation in the discovery of the ancient wisdom of Yoga and its application to practice and daily life. Open to all students.
Yin Yoga: aims to improve fascial tissue health throughout the body targeting 13 different meridians. The practice of Yin consists of a series of longer held postures where the muscles are fully supported by blocks and bolsters to promote relaxation of the muscle and allow the yin postures to work deep into the fascial tissues stimulating cellular recovery through applying a passive stress. The majority of Yin postures are performed on the floor (vs standing). All levels welcome.
Qigong: Our 90 minute Qigong Healing Workout involves a 75 minute standing exercise practice, followed by a 15 minute meditation. The practice can be done sitting in a chair for those with reduced mobility. The exercises are simple, gentle and easy to learn and are suitable for all levels of fitness, coordination and ability. There is no previous experience required.
Qigong Flow: For those who have experienced the regular drop-in classes in order to learn the techniques and intentions and are ready to flow through the Qigong movements and exercises with a minimal amount of talking and instruction.
To view the details of any CLASS, click they course link in the schedule. This will take you to our online store, where by purchasing a course, you register yourself in it. To view the details of our drop in classes, click here.
|8:00 am – 9:15 am||Yin Yoga – Shauna (DROP-IN)|
|8:30 am – 9:45 am||Gentle Therapeutic Yoga – Tracey (DROP-IN)||Gentle Flow Yoga – Tracey (DROP-IN)|
|9:30 am – 10:45 am||Level 1 Iyengar Yoga- Teresa (DROP-IN)||Level 1 Iyengar Yoga – Teresa (DROP-IN)||Level 1 Iyengar Yoga – Crystal (DROP-IN)|
|10:00 am – 11:15 am||Chair Yoga & Fitness Fusion – Tracey (DROP-IN)||Level 1 Iyengar Yoga – Crystal (DROP-IN)|
|10:30 am – 11:45 am||50+ Iyengar Yoga – Crystal (DROP-IN)|
|11:30 am – 1:00 pm||Introduction to Yoga -Teresa (CLASS SERIES Feb 20 – Mar 20 Pre-Registration)|
|1:00 pm – 2:00 pm||Chair Yoga & Fitness Fusion – Tracey (DROP-IN)|
|2:30 pm – 4:00 pm||Yoga Philosophy – Crystal (Karma Class – By Donation To Bear Smart BC Program)|
|4:30 pm – 6:00 pm||Level 1/2 Iyengar Yoga – Crystal (DROP-IN)|
|5:00 pm – 6:30 pm||Qigong- Leanne(DROP-IN)|
|6:30 pm – 7:45 pm||Level 1 Iyengar Yoga-Crystal (DROP-IN)||Introduction to Yoga – Crystal (CLASS SERIES Feb 27 – Mar 27 Pre-Registration)||Level 1 Iyengar Yoga – Teresa (DROP-IN)|