Class Description

Class Description

PRE-NATAL YOGA – Help strengthen the uterus and pelvic muscles, improve circulation, aid digestion, exercise the spine and increase overall comfort through pregnancy, labour and beyond. *this class runs when we have enough participants interested. You are welcome to join other Ahimsa classes if you are expecting.

RESTORATIVE – Ideal for injury recovery and/or deep stress. Props, breath & slow movements used to work on physical and emotional healing.

RESTORATIVE/GENTLE – This class is ideal for injury recovery and/or deep stress. Props, breath and slow movements are used to help you to heal, emotionally and physically, at the deepest levels.

GENTLE – Perfect for beginners or those with injuries or deep stress. Breathe, slow down, calm the central nervous system and re-connect with yourself.

GENTLE HATHA FLOW – A series of simple, flowing, circulating movements to free the spine, open the mind and inspire.

MODERATE – (All levels) Begin in deep relaxation, then postures that build on each other to evolve to a challenging crescendo and finally, end in deep relaxation. Work at your own pace. All levels welcome.

* Please note that the Tuesday 10 am Moderate class is 1.75 hr and is a deep class

MODERATE HATHA FLOW – This class will dive deep into all asanas with a non-aggressive approach and moderate pace which allows you to dissolve into a more open, graceful body and relax into a steady mind. Evolve and grow while understanding your bodies adaptations to the deeper layers of asana’s (postures) and pranyama (breathing) practices.

YOGA for ACTIVE SENIORS CLASS – A gentle class geared towards active seniors Where we work to build strength, bone density, increase balance, tone the pelvic floor, and increase flexibility.

We work with functional movement: moving from laying down to sitting, from sitting to standing, and from standing back down to the ground which sustains a level of mobility and adaptability.

Finally we deepen the breath to increase the level of calm within the mind and the nervous system.

Purchase a Seniors 10 pack (for this class only) $95 + HST.

VIGOROUS – Deep stretches and intense postures. Ideal for the experienced yogi and/or those looking for a physical challenge.

YOGA TUNE UP® PAIN RELEASE – This class will help you find more ease in your body for daily life, with the added bonus of increasing access to yoga poses that you already practice or want to practice.
We will release tension in muscles by rolling on therapy balls. You will maintain a healthy range of motion in your joints through simple dynamic stretches, improve alignment and strength with specific yoga poses and soothe your nervous system through conscious relaxation. Each class is organized to address specific areas of tension as requested by the participants.
FRIDAY EVENING MOD/VIGOROUS UNWIND – Using props and postures, let’s dig into our tissue. End your week with a great big exhale, unwinding the stored up tension and making space for a wonderful weekend.
* this class will run with a minimum of 6 people signed up by noon on Friday