CLASS DESCRIPTIONS


ASHTANGA MYSORE Mysore means one-on-one instruction within an inspired group of other self-motivated yoga practitioners. This individualized method is unique within the Ashtanga tradition. It fosters self-confidence and forms an everlasting foundation for the journey into yoga’s greater depths. Beginners are more than just welcome to join at 6am. Mysore is a really good way to learn because it is slow and gradual. Most effective to work patiently and methodically ideally committing 3-6 days per week. You are also welcome to email the instructor directly at ashtangayoga@gmail.com, as well as coming anytime to observe and meet David in person. www.ashtangayogapractice.com All levels. 45-90 min. 80°
ASHTANGA YOGA PRIMARY SERIES (cikitsā vibhāga) enumerated in the traditional style. Prior yoga experience recommended; this class is intended for those with a regular weekly Ashtanga practice. (Please note: Class begins promptly at 6:45am. If you are late, do not enter until the door opens at 7:00am.) Level 2. 105 min. 80°
GENTLE YOGA Is open to all levels of practice and abilities and is especially great for students searching for the therapeutic benefits of yoga. If you are dealing with specific health conditions, injuries or simply would like to take it slow, this class is designed for you. You will be given tools to increase flexibility, range of motion and manage chronic pain. Our gentle flow style encourages a softer, well-supported and highly individualized approach using tools such as body awareness, breathwork and meditation; helping you to restore health and balance and find a greater sense of well-being. All levels. 60 min. 75°
FOUNDATIONS 1 An ideal class for students that are new to yoga and for experienced students that want a truly focused practice.  This class allows time to assimilate the name and principles for each posture (asana). There are more static holds and deeper cuing in this format so students can better understand each posture, why they are doing it, and how to refine their own alignment. This class is taught in layers to make it both challenging as well as accessible. Foundations 1 is incredibly beneficial for the newer student or for a more experienced student to revisit their practice. All levels. 60 min. 75°
HEATED FLOW Fun, high energy flow. Increase stamina, build strength and specifically target core muscles with the detoxifying benefits of practice in a heated room. This total body work-out will improve your performance in other athletics and overall well-being. All levels. 60 min. 90°
HEATED FLOW 75min Heated Flow class with an extra 15 minutes. All levels. 75 min. 90°
IYENGAR Based on the teachings of B.K.S. Iyengar, this style focuses on classic postures with a deep awareness of correct alignment and precise actions in the body. Appropriate for anyone regardless of age, degree of health or perceived limitations, while advanced students will also benefit from this refined practice. All levels. 75 min. 75°
RESTORATIVE De-stress and practice self-care with supported postures increase circulation to the organs and calm the entire body. Pranayama breathing techniques may be used to bring synergy to the central nervous system, revitalize and re-balance. Guided meditation may gently revitalize and reconnect within. All levels. 60 min. 75°
VINYASA 1/2 Vinyasa means to flow or ‘place with intention.’ This practice links breath with movement in a flowing sequence. Designed to improve balance, flexibility, strength, endurance and establish mind, body connection for overall well-being. Ideal for students ready to elevate their practice, increase endurance, and delve into the more challenging aspects of yoga asana (postures) Level 1-2. 60 min. 80°
VINYASA 2 This vigorous style of Vinyasa is designed for yogis ready to deepen their practice with attention to specific alignment details and challenge their edge with creative sequences, inversions and arm balances. Level 2. 75 min. 80°
VINYASA 2/3 This style of class is designed for the experienced student. Practice begins with Pranayama (breath work) and transitions into deep movement flow of Sun Salutations and asanas (postures). There is specific attention to alignment details. Students will gain a deeper awareness of your yoga practice and how asanas (postures) connect with prana (breath) working together to benefit your body, mind and soul.  Level 2-3. 90 min. 80°
YIN YANG Class is designed to balance in the space between the body and the mind. Yang is an active flow to build heat and burn energy. Yin is restorative practice relaxing the physical body through deep tissue stretches and letting go of mental chatter. All levels. 75 min. 80°