Suitable for beginners. These classes introduce movement with breath (vinyasa) through simple sun salutations, basic standing poses, seated forward bends and twists, hip and shoulder stretches, and restorative poses for relaxation.
Ashtanga For Beginners
Introduces students to the basic ashtanga principles and foundations. You will be guided, step-by-step, in a clear manner to the essentials of ashtanaga practice. This class is suitable for the absolute beginner, and for those making the transition from other yoga disciplines.
Yoga For Men
This class focuses on flexibility in the hips and shoulders. Sun salutations and standing poses are introduced. All levels welcome.
Ashtanga Yoga is a dynamic and vigorous form of yoga developed by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois of Mysore, India. Breath and movement are linked producing a cleansing internal heat. In this class, we will explore sun salutations, standing poses, poses from the primary series, which re-align and detoxify the body, some backbends to open the heart, and some arm balances and inversions are introduced. Be prepared to sweat. Experience with yoga is highly recommended, but adventurous beginners are welcome.
MOVEMENT LABS & EMBODIMENT STUDIES
These sessions can draw on a variety of approaches to the body and movement including yoga and contemporary dance. Available by appointment. For more information or to schedule a class contact Cristina Lella at email@example.com or 705-825-0225.
Ballet barre-based exercises mostly for the feet and legs, but also for the spine and arms. Develops strength, poise and adaptability. This class is a movement lab.