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Nia is a fun, low- or no-impact aerobic workout combining simple dance moves, martial arts and healing arts. No prior experience needed. Nia is user-friendly for everyone at any fitness level - whether you are a high-energy athlete or if you just need to get moving. Reap the benefits: cardio conditioning, stress relief, joint mobility, increased strength and energy.

Vinyasa means “breath-synchronized movement,” so in this yoga class the teacher will instruct you to move from one pose to the next on an inhale or an exhale. The poses run together and become like a dance of a flow. A familiarity with yoga is helpful.

Kundalini Yoga incorporates physical movement, breathwork, mantra, and intention-setting to co-create with the vital life forces and is a dynamic, powerful tool for radiant wellness. No experience is needed as all classes are suitable for first-time yogis.

Yoga for EveryBody is a class for everyone and everybody – all ages, sizes & shapes. This Hatha-inspired class will allow a newcomer to yoga, as well as the experienced practitioner, to discover where the poses can go and beyond. A familiarity with the poses is helpful but not necessary.

Pilates Classic Pilates mat class with modifications for suited for every body. Pilates exercises are performed on the mat using the deep muscles of the "core" with a mind body focus utilizing the breath. The benefits include increased strength, flexibility, balance, and mental clarity.

Yoga and Nia work your body from the inside out, strengthening and improving your being almost imperceptibly as your practice deepens. Pilates can dramatically improve progress in your yoga and Nia practices by strengthening core, balance, coordination and mind-body connection in an efficient and highly effective manner. Pilates for Movement is designed specifically to compliment your practice and create strength and stability that will support your Nia and Yoga practices.

Capoeira is a martial art hidden within a graceful dance. The principles of this classl are Responsibility, Respect, Liberation, and Safety. Prepare yourself for personal inner and outer transformation as you learn to love and embrace this artform.

Hoop Dance Yoga Burn as many calories as aerobics or running - and have twice as much fun! Hoop Dance Yoga is an exhilarating total-body, low-impact workout guaranteed to shake up your fitness routine. Creative, fluid moves reshape your waist, build power in your core, and get your heart pumping. And as you spin the hoop around, you'll feel the joy of movement just like when you were a kid. This class explores the connection between the sacred circle and yoga as a way to increase balance, coordination and flexibility, correct poor posture, unites the breath with movement, cleanses your body of fat and toxins, and leave you feeling alive, creative and de-stressed. We use weighted hoops. Please bring your own hoop; weighted hoops will also be available for purchase at your class.

 

Yoga for Kids

yoga classes for kids
Spring 2013
4/8-6/14

10 classes prepaid $90
10 classes first week of class $95
DropIn $10/class

Fee is per child; parent is free!

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YogaKids® & Itsy Bitsy Yoga®
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YogaKids® & Itsy Bitsy Yoga®

Yoga: Baby and Me
This baby and mom yoga class is a time to bond with your
baby while learning yoga postures. This is an ideal post-partum workout. Bring
your infant 2 months to 1 year (no walkers please).

Itsy Bitsy Toddler Yoga (1-3 year olds with a parent or caregiver)
A fun-loving, supportive, and active yoga practice filled with dozens of Itsy Bitsy Yoga poses just
for tots. Itsy Bitsy Yoga continues to build the parent/child bond, helps our tots feel
happier and more confident in their moving bodies, and encourages their creative
spirit. Experience the shared joy when Tots move into yoga poses on their own!

Family Yoga: Parent and Child 3 - 9 year olds
This class will feature a variety of musical movements, yoga postures, and yoga
games. Participants will develop strength, balance, coordination, focus and concentration.

YogaKids 3 - 7 & 6 - 9 year olds
Children will gain strength, concentration, focus, balance,
body awareness, self-esteem, and more while having a great time! YogaKids
® is a nationally-known yoga program that teaches anatomy, math, ecology, and
earth elements through yoga postures and games.

Hoop Dance Yoga for Kids & Teens 6 - 17 year olds
A colorful mix of hooping, dance, play, movement and yoga designed to support physical fitness, encourage ecstatic expression and nurture self-esteem. All classes allow students the opportunity to share what they have learned through dance, play, performance and hoop games. This unique fun fitness program enhances total body awareness, hand–eye coordination, increased flexibility and core strength. Spatial awareness, locomotors and fine motor skills, group participation, creativity and self-expression are just some of the many benefits of hoop dance with children.

YogaTWEENS for 9-13 year olds
Focused specifically for young people ages 9 - 13 years. This course integrates many forms of yoga to help participants improve their body image and posture, learn to release stress, improve concentration, and gain body awareness. We create a safe environment for the young to come and grow in their lives.