Learning the Ropes 1
To be announced
Learning the Ropes 2
Saturday, April 4, 1:00 – 3:00 pm
$45 if received one week before class
$50 after that date
Experience yoga postures with the support of our yoga rope wall. The wall ropes provide support, traction, balance and leverage in a full range of poses. Learning the Ropes workshops are open to students who have completed at least one 8-week session of Iyengar Yoga classes.
Saturdays, 1:00-3:30 pm
$40 paid by one week before workshop, $45 after that date
Building Bone Density through Yoga with Karen Allgire
Yoga can help build bone density, especially through the“closed chain” weight bearing that yoga poses utilize. Learn how to keep your bones strong by bearing your own weight in yoga postures.
Twists: Tone, Cleanse and Balance with Amy Runnels
Twists bring tone to the abdominal organs and mobility to the spine. Experience the healthy “wringing and rinsing” effect of twists on both the body and the mind.
Easy Necks and Shoulders with Karen Allgire
Greater comfort and flexibility are available for your neck and shoulders. Learn adapted yoga postures and prop uses that help mobilize and balance the upper body. This workshop will help you release chronic tension from these areas and discover new possibilities for ease and freedom.
Sequences for Home Practice with Karen Allgire
The heart of the yoga journey lies in the development of a personal yoga practice. Learn yoga sequences of various lengths that you can do on your own. Handouts will be included to guide your regular practice at home.
The Pelvic Floor: A Workshop for Women with Colleen Clark
Too many women deal with the embarrassment and annoyance of “leaking.” Learn to strengthen the pelvic floor with delicate and sensitive actions – exercises that are the opposite of “Kegels.” You’ll be amazed at how effective they are!
Befriending Shoulder Balance with Julie Tamarkin
Salamba Sarvangasana is the Queen of the Poses, a pose that brings many benefits to the body, breath and mind. Learn how to prepare the body for shoulder balance, as well as multiple prop variations, and alternative poses for when shoulder balance is not an option.
11:30 am–12:30 pm
March 7, 14, 21, 28, April 11, 25
May 2, 16, 23, 30, June 6, June 20
June 27, July 11, 18, 25, August 1, August 8
$75 for 6-class series, $15 for drop-ins
This gentle yoga class is designed for those who wish to move at a moderate pace. Whether you are new to yoga or getting back into shape after time off, this class will provide progressive learning of postures with a gentle approach, using a chair and other props for support.
This class is for students of all ages and conditions – yoga is for everyone!
Make up policy: Missed Gentle Chair Yoga classes can be made up in any Level 1 class. Classes must be made up by one week after the last class of a 6-week series.