Most of our classes are open to all levels and will vary individually as each student mindfully explores their own body. Our instructors are here to guide and assist you as you find your teacher within.
Body Temple Yoga™
Body Temple Yoga™ is a practice developed by Ambika Daniella Cotreau. It is Hatha Yoga infused with detailed alignment instruction and a strong emphasis on opening the Heart. It includes conscious fluid movements, breath awareness, chanting, hands-on adjustments and demonstrations of poses with clear explanations. Ambika Daniella's detailed alignment is used in a very unique and powerful way and as a means to access the Heart and deeper parts of your being. She shares the connection between the spiritual, universal and physical aspects of the practice and how each teaching directly translates back to life. She invites deep self reflection and Heart Consciousness into each practice so that you leave with tools to take with you when you leave the classroom.
Body Temple Restorative Yoga™
This is a sequenced Restorative Yoga practiced centered around Heart Opening. During the practice, Ambika Daniella shares Heart Wisdom with current astrological influences that invite each student deeper into contemplation within their own practice and life. This class is deeply restorative and includes live singing at the end. Come ready to restore, rejuvenate, release and be inspired.
Gentle Body Temple™
This is a gentler form of the well known Body Temple Yoga™ practice. It is Alignment based, Hatha yoga practiced on the floor with seated forward folds, deep hip-openers, seated twists and restorative backbends. All classes include Heart Conscious teachings and hands on adjustments. It is great for all levels, beginners and those with injuries. Each class ends with live singing/vocal toning and Harmonium playing by Ambika Daniella. Expect to walk out of class deeply nourished in body and heart.
Focuses on building proper alignment and breathing techniques. Great for those who are new to yoga or advanced students who would like to slow down or soften their practice. If you are new to yoga and would like more information, please click here.
Happy Hour Yoga
As the perfect after work "cocktail" of shoulder openers and hip stretches, Happy Hour Yoga provides relief for our work-crazed bodies and minds. This fun Vinyasa class features upbeat music that is often performed live by local musicians. Enjoy a refreshment and mingle after class. Come and let go of all of your inhibitions and meet other fun people in the community. Open to all levels.
A more traditional style that focuses on proper alignment, breath connection and focus with mindfulness. The basic yoga postures are combined with regulated breath and performed in a systematic and accessible manner. This class will help reduce stress, increase energy, stretch and strengthen the muscles and encourage you to breathe more freely and fully.
Hatha, loosely translated as “ha” meaning “sun” and “tha” meaning “moon,” refers to the balance of masculine aspects—active, hot, sun—and feminine aspects—receptive, cool, moon—within all of us. Hatha yoga is a path toward creating balance and uniting opposites. This breath-driven hatha flow practice will energise and relax the body, quieten and focus the mind, and illuminate the passions of the soul.
Kundalini, "the yoga of awareness," opens your heart, builds strength and releases the energy located at the base of your spine. Kundalini Yoga helps to balance the energy systems in the body, including the brain, the glandular and nervous systems. It varies from practice to practice, and is different then more widely known forms of yoga. All classes will begin with an opening mantra and finish with a deep meditation, while focusing on breath techniques, mudras (hand positions) and relaxation throughout class.
Utilizes breathe and dynamic movement to emphasize mind, body, and spirit connection in a Vinyasa style class. You'll find yourself challenged, yet swept away in the relaxed nature of mindful movement. Winds down with a long savasana and meditation. Open to all levels.
This unique class blends Pilates principals with High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) to help you loose weight and boost your metabolism while having a low impact on your joints. With stretching, strength training and cardio, this class has everything you need to get results and feel amazing.
This practice is designed to restore the nervous system and help release deeply held tensions from the body and mind. We use props to support the postures, while gently stretching and strengthening the body. This class is appropriate for students of all levels.
Slow Flow & Meditation
This gentle, steady flowing class combines breath with movement and meditation. Beginning with Pranayama (breath work), students are then guided into a Slow Flow Vinyasa practice that will prepare the body to end with a guided meditation and Savasana.
Open to all levels. Transition one breath at a time as you learn to synchronize movement of body with rhythm of breath. Based on the devotion and discovery of Sun Salutations, this continuously moving flow links posture and breath to mind-body awareness leaving you feeling revitalized, refreshed, and restored.
This class is designed to teach the fundamentals of vinyasa yoga in a supportive environment. A great class for those new to Vinyasa style yoga, students will experience linking breathe and movement, and focus on proper alignment for each asana.
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