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Vinyasa Yoga

Vinyasa is a style of yoga characterized by stringing postures together so that you move from one to another, seamlessly, using breath. Commonly referred to as “flow” yoga, it is sometimes confused with “power yoga“. Vinyasa classes offer a variety of postures and no two classes are ever alike. Core benefits are:

  • Strengthens and tones
  • Increases flexibility
  • Burns calories and increases cardio
  • Improves mood and better sleep

Yin Yoga

Yin Yoga is a slow-paced style of yoga as exercise, incorporating principles of traditional Chinese medicine, with asanas (postures) that are held for longer periods of time than in other styles.  Yin yoga stretches and targets both the deep connective tissues between the muscles, and the fascia throughout the body. The core benefits are:

  • Calms and balances the mind and body
  • Reduces stress and anxiety
  • Increases flexibility
  • Releases fascia and improves joint mobility

Yoga Sculpt

Yoga Sculpt is a high-intensity, dynamic yoga practice that incorporates resistance interval training and cardiovascular exercise into traditional yoga sequences. combining Vinyasa flow, resistance training, and cardio  to give you a more challenging yoga experience. The key benefits are:

  • Builds muscle and strength
  • Increases bone density and prevents injury
  • Increases sweat and releases toxins
  • Regulates blood sugar and boosts mood

Hatha Yoga

Hatha yoga is one of the most popular styles of yoga today. The practice dates back to at least 1200 A.D. In Sanskrit, the word “hatha” means “sun” (ha) and “moon” (ta), while “yoga” comes from the word “yug,” meaning “union.”  It includes the practice of yoga postures and breathing exercises which help bring peace to the mind and body, preparing the body for deeper spiritual practices such as meditation. The core benefits are: 

  • Awakening the Kundalini
  • Increases strength of muscles around the spine
  • Harmonious mind and body
  •  Improves heart health

Restorative Yoga

Restorative yoga allows us to relearn the art of relaxation while developing the skills and abilities to self-soothe. It enhances our healing capacity through helping us regulate the stress response and re-balance the nervous system. By helping us learn to relax, restorative yoga can also reduce the production of stress hormones (cortisol and adrenaline), improve the function of our immune system, reduce muscle tension, help with insomnia. Some of the key benefits are:

  • Release tension in the mind and body
  • Replenish the body systems for self healing
  • Promote mental and physical well being through the art of proper relaxation 

Pilates

Pilates is a form of exercise which concentrates on strengthening the body with an emphasis on core strength. Similar to Yoga, Pilates concentrates on posture, balance and flexibility. In Pilates the chance of injury is much lower than with other more strenuous forms of exercise. Pilates also focuses on the mind-body connection. While doing the various exercises your mind needs to be constantly aware of your breathing and the way your body moves. Key benefits are:

  • Improves strength and muscle tone
  • Increases flexibility and range of motion
  • Improves posture and a lean appearance