Practicing yoga tones your body and refreshes your mind. It improves your immune system, helps lower your stress level, and provides so many more health benefits. Yoga has been around for more than 5,000 years, and we’re still fine-tuning the practice.
HAMSA YOGA offers many different styles of yoga. Even though they’re all based on the same poses, each style has a focus – one style might be focused on improving your flexibility, while another primarily strengthens your core. Try a few different classes to see which style is best for you.
Gentle Yoga/Gentle Flow
Gentle classes are accessible to almost everyone. Class involves breath and movement, easier postures, body awareness, gentle stretching and strengthening, and relaxation.
Whether you have specific physical or emotional challenges, would prefer a slower and more gentle practice, or just want the opportunity to slow down and relax, you will benefit from these classes. These are good classes to get a little extra attention from the instructor.
Hot yoga is a vigorous form of yoga performed in our Hot Room that is heated to 100 F. Be prepared to sweat out toxins and deepen your stretch during this cardiovascular workout. Explore Hatha with all of the added benefits of heat!
Those with heart or blood pressure issues should consult their doctor prior to taking warm/hot classes. Women should not practice Hot Yoga when pregnant.
This class builds full-body strength while linking postures together in a fluid movement synchronized with the breath. This powerful and dynamic class awakens strength, energy, and flexibility and allows beginners and intermediate students to be challenged in the same class.
Suitable for students who have a regular yoga practice and familiarity with the fundamental postures. Room temperature is 85 F.
Stretch + Unwind (Yin)
This class focuses on deep stretching to help relax tired bodies and busy minds. This class is perfect for beginners and those who prefer to focus on the YIN practice. Learn how to use bolsters and blocks to support you while relieving stress & tension and learning how to use the breath to help deepen your experience.
These supported poses also give an opportunity to practice methods for relaxing our minds and letting go of our to-do list. A great way to reset the body and mind to set you on the right path for your day and week.
YIN + Meditate
Prepare yourself for a deeply relaxing and cozy yoga practice to lull you into a state of peacefulness, allowing your mind and body to embrace stillness. Postures are held for several minutes while your body is supported with blankets, bolsters and blocks. This practice is about letting go and unwinding from your day. This class is suitable for all levels.
Move + Meditate
This energetic and upbeat class is the perfect way to get through the mid-week slump! Builds full-body strength while linking postures together in a fluid movement synchronized with the breath.
This powerful and dynamic class awakens strength, energy, and flexibility and allows beginners and intermediate students to be challenged in the same class. Wind down your practice with a guided meditation. *Some yoga experience is a plus.
Relax + Restore
Prepare yourself for a deeply relaxing and cozy yoga practice to lull you into a state of peacefulness, allowing your mind and body to embrace stillness. Postures are held for several minutes while your body is supported with blankets, bolsters and blocks. This practice is about letting go, and unwinding from your day. This class is suitable for all levels.
This slow-flow will combine the tension-releasing movement of yoga, with the soothing, therapeutic properties of aromatherapy. The studio will be infused with an all-natural blend of essential oils, varying from week to week.
A gentle, but juicy flow makes this the perfect way to unwind at the end of your day. This practice is suitable for beginners and experienced practitioners alike.
Be sure to check out our Facebook page each week to see the featured oil blend!
As your body experiences changes associated with pregnancy, yoga can come to be an amazing way to increase bodily awareness while also encouraging a sense of inner peace. Prenatal yoga acts to strengthen muscles in the uterus and pelvis, helps with blood flow and digestion, and contributes to alleviate discomforts associated with pregnancy.
This class encourages the link between mother and baby and is beneficial for anyone at any stage in pregnancy. We welcome women of all levels to join us!
Kids’ yoga can bring a sense of balance to busy little lives with techniques that focus on play, relaxation and inner-fulfillment. During these sessions, kids will shine their marvelous light through a yoga practice that develops balance and focus through yoga postures and breathing techniques, empowering creativity through playful yoga games.
Ashtanga yoga consists of a set series of poses, practiced in the same order each time. The precursor to modern Power Yoga, It is a vigorous and strength building practice, yet also very meditative. It is designed to heal, detoxify and align the body. We practice a modified (shortened) version of the Primary Series, with some occasional exploration of poses from the Intermediate Series.
Not suitable for beginner yogis, however no prior experience with Ashtanga is required.
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