Classes

Yoga Class Descriptions

ASANA CLASSES: Iyengar Yoga

Level 1

Foundational poses are systematically and safely taught to build mobility, strength, and flexibility. Suitable for beginners and students wishing to focus on basic postures and principles of Iyengar Yoga.

Level 1,2

Suitable for students who have Iyengar Yoga experience wishing to expand the number of poses learned and further develop inverted postures.

Level 2,3

Students will develop a deeper understanding of postures and strengthen the practice of inverted poses and backbends. Elements of the intermediate poses will be explored.

Level 3

For ongoing students working with all categories of poses on a regular basis who have a personal practice.

All Levels (Level 1-3)

Students are guided to work safely and appropriately at their current level.

Deepen Your Practice Level 2,3

Deepen your experience with a longer practice session for Level 2,3 students.

PRANAYAMA CLASSES: Iyengar Yoga

The study of yogic breath. Pranayama is introduced in all levels of classes. A minimum of 6 months of Asana to prepare the body is recommended before beginning Pranayama.

Pranayama Level 1

Open to any student who attends Iyengar Yoga classes and want to develop a Pranayama practice.

Pranayama Level 2

For students who have at least 1 year of Pranayama practice in the Iyengar Tradition.

MODIFIED ASANA CLASSES: Iyengar Yoga

Modified classes are suitable for those who are recuperating from illness, surgery, or injury or who have bodies that need to move carefully. Students must be able to carry their own props and to get up and down from the floor.

Modified Level 1,2

Aging Gracefully 1,2: A Level 1,2 class for those 60+

Modified All Levels

Gentle: A slower paced class for those working with chronic conditions or injuries. This class may be suitable for those not used to physical exercise.

Restorative Yoga

Invite deep relaxation and mental peace into your week in this one-hour class.  Beginners welcome.

ADDITIONAL CLASSES

Chair Yoga

Level 1 Chair Yoga includes some standing to develop balance.

Level 2 Chair Yoga includes work on the floor and standing, using the chair as a prop for balance and alignment.

To register for Chair Yoga contact Sheila at smcrampton@gmail.com or call 250-668-7725. Chair Yoga Classes are $80 for an 8-week session.

Family Yoga

For families with at least one adult and vaccinated school-aged child. Classes are designed to help connect and nurture family members through fun and relaxation. Be prepared to play! Bring a yoga mat and a blanket.

To register for Family Yoga contact Karen at Karenjames@shaw.ca. Family Yoga costs $10.00 for each adult and $5.00 for each child.

Wise Woman Years – All Levels

Mitigate the effects of changing hormone levels experienced with menopause and improve your quality of life. Learn sequences of poses and breath work that will address common conditions to help you welcome this phase of life with grace and wisdom.