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Ashtanga Basics: This class introduces the basics of the Ashtanga Yoga through focus, breath, and movement in a slower paced format. It covers fundamental postures, alignment, and techniques while creating a space to flow through a heat-building sequence. Students are led through an abbreviated Primary Series Sequence with time allotted for explanation and student engagement.
Ashtanga Yoga (Led Half Primary Series): Ashtanga Yoga is a physically demanding practice synchronizing breath with movement through a set series of progressive postures to build strength, flexibility, and stamina. Students are guided as a group through half of the Ashtanga Primary Series.
Ashtanga Yoga (Led Full Primary Series): Ashtanga Yoga is a physically demanding practice synchronizing breath with movement through a set series of progressive postures to build strength, flexibility, and stamina. In this class, students are guided as a group through the full Ashtanga Primary Series.
Core Essentials Pilates: Connect to your center in this one hour Pilates-yoga blend class. Finish a busy day with mental focus and centering while toning your "core" muscles, leaving your body and mind feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. The core muscles include the abdominals, gluteals, lumbar muscles and thighs. Strengthening these muscles gives our body length and reminds us what anatomically correct posture is, allowing us to move through life with vitality and flexibility.
Gentle Yoga: A relaxing class that introduces basic poses in a simple way, with modifications offered, making it accessible to anyone. The class may include standing, seated, and lying down poses. This soothing class increases flexibility and mobility while calming the nervous system through breath awareness and relaxation.
Gentle Yoga + Meditation: A relaxing class that introduces basic poses in a simple way, with modifications offered, making it accessible to anyone. The class may include standing, seated, and lying down poses. This soothing class increases flexibility and mobility while calming the nervous system through a strong focus on breath awareness and relaxation. Various breath work will be introduced. Class concludes with guided and silent meditation. Lovely class option for prenatal women!
Hatha Yoga: A creative blend of yoga styles based on the teacher's background. The class helps to build strength and increase flexibility. For our Hatha Yoga teachers' backgrounds, please visit instructor bios online here.
Hoop Dance (Beginner Level 2 Series): Click here for full details about this class. This class will be geared towards the beginner who is not totally new to hoop dance. It is a great segue from the student who has taken my Intro “Stepping into the Hoop” Series or another Beginner class where the basics (waist hooping in 1st and 2nd current, moving around in the hoop, vertical hand-hooping in both hands and both currents, passes, weaves, lifts and drops) were covered. If you feel you have a decent foundation in those moves, then this is the class for you.
We will begin to explore other areas of the body to hoop on such as the hips, thighs, chest and shoulders and incorporate other off-body moves such as isolations and body rolls.
Bonnie Brown has been practicing this art of Hoop Dance for over 5 years and teaching here in Sarasota for over 3. She is excited to teach this fun form of dance to many more people.
Adult-sized dance hoops will be provided for each class. These are larger, sturdier versions of the traditional “hula hoop.” Eventually you will want your own personal hoop to begin feeling comfortable and familiar with its own unique feel, size and weight. You can purchase a hand-crafted hoop from Bonnie during class or through her site here.
Please note that registration for our Hoop Dance classes are handled directly through the teacher, Bonnie. You may contact her at BonnieB@OutwardSpiral.net.
Kundalini Yoga: Kundalini Yoga is an ancient and powerful practice which works to strengthen the nervous and glandular systems and develop a meditative mind. These classes help to develop not only the strength of the body, but also one’s emotional and spiritual strength. Classes includes gentle warm ups, a yoga set of postures, movements, breathing techniques, and relaxation, followed by meditation utilizing mantra, breath, and often times the healing vibration of the Gong! Kundalini yoga is truly yoga for the mind, body, and spirit! All ages and levels welcome.
Mom and Baby Yoga: This class offers benefits for moms and their babies. In this playful practice, moms rebuild core strength and relieve neck and shoulder tension while bonding with their little ones and create lasting relationships with other moms. It is refreshing to be around others who are going through a similar experience. The class is designed for babies 6 weeks to 3 years but all are welcome.
Prenatal Yoga: Prenatal Yoga supports moms, both physically and emotionally, through a unique and transformative time. By focusing on breath, stamina, core and pelvic floor work, moms learn techniques that help prepare the body for birth and make it more resilient after pregnancy. Each class includes time for meditation and community discussion.
* Please feel free to bring any additional pillow or support item you may want to make this a comforting experience.
Vinyasa Yoga: A vigorous style of yoga, which links breath and movement through a heat-building sequence. Check out our Vinyasa teacher bios here to learn more about each of their own influences and approach on teaching this style!
Yin Yoga: A passive yoga practice that stretches connective tissue in the body. This slower practice provides time to remain in the poses for longer periods of time, increasing flexibility.
*Stimulates the meridians (energy channels) bringing balance to the organs in the body
*Improves flexibility and joint mobility
*Calms and balances the mind and body
*Reduces stress and anxiety
*Works deeply on the connective tissues (fascia, tendons, and ligaments)
*Prepares the practitioner for meditation practice
*Strengthens and tones body and mind
*Improves flexibility and circulation
*Calm the fluctuations of the mind
*Removes the obstacles in the body, allowing prana to flow freely.
This first half of this class will be dedicated to the deep surrender of Yin.* We will then bring that soulful awareness to our flow in the second half. Both components of class will emphasize breath awareness and presence. When these two amazing practices are combined, they complement each other and balance the energy systems in the body.
*Why Yin before Yang? “When we work actively, the pranic flow and circulation are directed into the muscles and superficial connective tissues. By comparison, a long-held passive pose practiced while the muscles are not yet warm allows the energy to reach the deeper tissues of the joints and corresponding pathways of the meridian system. The prana (or life force) stimulates and tones the joints, deep connective tissue, increasing the supply of fluids to them, making them less dense and enabling them to stretch appropriately.”.......Sarah Powers
Level 1: Beginner class designed specifically for students new to yoga. Basic yoga poses and breathing techniques introduced.
Level 1/2: Beginner to intermediate level class builds upon the foundation established in our Level 1 classes. Beginner and intermediate level students welcome.
Level 2: Intermediate level class that refines previously learned poses and introduces new ones, while increasing stamina, strength, and flexibility.
Level 2/3: Intermediate to advanced level class introduces new poses and more challenging sequences.
Level 3: Advanced class designed for dedicated practitioners. Physically demanding class.
Mixed Levels: All levels invited, from beginner student to advanced practitioner. Modifications will be offered to beginner students and more advanced versions will be offered to more seasoned practitioners.
Drop In (always welcome) $14
5/10/15 Class Pass** (accepted in all yoga classes) $50/$100/$150
One-Hour Private** (our space / your space) (+$10 each add'l person) $80/$90
5 One-Hour Privates** (our space / your space) (+$10 each add'l, per class) $375/$425
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