The yoga methods taught by B.K.S. Iyengar focus on proper alignment and precise technique. Props like chairs and blocks are utilized to build strength, stamina, and flexibility in a pain free way.
Hatha Yoga is a slower-paced yoga that focuses on finding the breath within the poses. Being in each pose longer guides the nervous system into alignment. It is a great practice for beginners.
Vinyasa Yoga is a flowing sequence of asanas that is timed with the breath. For those that like to move, Vinyasa offers a faster pace.
Ashtanga Yoga offers strengthening sequences that can be dynamic and athletic. It can be physically demanding to build endurance.
Prenatal Yoga is a multifaceted approach to exercise that encourages stretching, mental centering, and focused breathing. It is safe for expectant mothers, and has many benefits for pregnant women and their babies. I recommend prenatal yoga at baby showers as a delightful way to celebrate!
Yin Yoga is meant for relaxation and is quite restorative. It offers slow paced sequences focusing on breath and letting go. It's great for relieving anxiety and stress.
Yoga with a barre as a prop - This intense but easy-to-follow class is a total body workout combining yoga and ballet inspired moves to target smaller muscle groups, maintain balance, and open the hips.
Partner Bonding combines the benefits of yoga and pranayama to build grounded, supportive, receptive relationships. It's a wonderful experience for new couples, recently engaged couples and newly weds. It's a great gift for wedding days or celebrating anniversaries. Not just for couples though, friends, siblings, and relatives can also enjoy this bonding time together.
Kundalini Yoga combines mudras and specific breathing techniques with energizing movements to uncoil the energy from the base of the spine to gradually move up to the crown.