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Breathing in I calm my body. Breathing out I smile. Dwelling in the present moment, I know this is a wonderful moment.

Thich Nhat Hanh

Live Stream Yoga Classes

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Restorative Yin Yoga – Live Stream (Mild)
Restorative Yin Yoga uses gentle long held postures practiced with an attitude of compassionate acceptance to awaken the more Yin parts of our physical, emotional and spiritual selves. Yin Yoga is grounding, healing, peaceful and leaves the practitioner feeling rested and filled with peace and love. The practitioner may opt to make the practice as restorative as they like, choosing to use props such as bolsters and blocks, adding support to one’s body during each pose. Poetry will be read during the class. Suitable for all levels. Each class will be recorded and available for viewing for 3 days after class.

Meditation, Pranayama, Yoga Nidra – Live Stream (Mild)
Join Jo for a live stream Meditation and Pranayama followed by Yoga Nidra. Each week  meditation practice will differ from the previous week. We may begin with a Loving Kindness or Japa or Hand Counting or So Hum Meditation, etc. Meditation. Pranayama will always be included. And the second half of the session will be Yoga Nidra, a deeply healing restorative guided meditation. All you have to do is lie down and listen and receive. All levels. No experience necessary.

Beginner Yoga Flow – Live Stream (Medium)
You will learn basic yoga poses and yoga breathing techniques. We will focus on alignment, body mechanics, and breath providing step-by-step instruction. Appropriate for first time practitioners and more experienced as well. Do you play tennis, golf, hike, garden, ski or snowboard? Do you want to gain flexibility and strength to help prevent injury? Or do you simply want to touch your toes again? This class is perfect for men and women who want to ease their way into yoga. Each class will offer a balanced yoga sequence working with attention to proper alignment, learning to synchronize breath with movement, and finding our abilities to authentically express oneself through the ancient tradition of Yoga. No pressure. No judgement. Just practice. No experience necessary. Requirement: Able to get up and down off the floor with relative ease. For ages 13 and older. Each class will be recorded and available for viewing for 3 days after class.

Slow Flow Yoga – Live Stream (Mellow/Medium)
Class opens and closes with restorative and yin poses, and flows through seated and standing poses in the middle of the class. The slow pace of this class allows for emphasis on correct alignment and maintaining balanced even breathing. This style builds strength, stability and postural integrity. Suitable for all levels. Each class will be recorded and available for viewing for 3 days after class.

Flow Yoga – Live Stream (Medium)
Practice sun salutations, moon salutations, standing poses, seated poses, alignment and focused breathing techniques. A range of postures are offered making this class appropriate for experienced practitioners and accessible to less experienced and beginners. Each class will be recorded and available for viewing for 3 days after class.

Power Yoga – Live Stream (Spicy)
Flow through powerful posture sequences while focusing on alignment and mindfulness. This practice is especially appropriate for athletes and those wishing to increase fitness levels. This practice can enhance conditioning, improve cardiovascular health, and may even reduce the likelihood of injury. Some yoga experience is recommended, as we will explore some challenging poses, however modifications will be offered for the less experienced. It is helpful to practice in a warm space , so you can break a sweat. Come hydrated! Each class will be recorded and available for viewing for 3 days after class.

Power Yoga for Core Strengthening – Live Stream (Spicy)
Perform a dynamic series of core-strengthening and standing postures designed specifically to improve core power and function, and to give an invigorating core workout, while providing ample time to cool-down and stretch out with a series of slow-flowing yoga postures. Some yoga experience is recommended, as we will explore some challenging poses, however modifications will be offered for the less experienced. It is helpful to practice in a warm space , so you can break a sweat. Come hydrated! Each class will be recorded and available for viewing for 3 days after class.

High Intensity Interval Training – Live Stream (Spicy)
This High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) Class consists of a 4 minute warm-up, 3 intervals of: 3 minutes of Cardio; 2 minutes of Strength; 1 minute of Abs; and a 3 minute cool-down.

This class is perfect for building cardiovascular capacity and strengthening muscles. It’s up to the participant to pace themselves. The cardio may consist of stepping or jogging in place, jumping jacks, Burpees, the grapevine and lunges. The strength may consist of deadlifts, squats and rows, with or without hand weights. The 1 minute Ab section will consist of reverse crunch, plank, side plank, deadbug, heel taps, bear walk and more. Each class will be recorded and available for viewing for 3 days after class.

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