SLOW DOWN

SLOW DOWN 

Our specialized hatha yoga classes include progressive levels of postures, breath work and relaxation. Learn to relax the mind, stretch and strengthen the body while exploring the "inner terrain” of the body/mind connection. Each teacher will draw from their training background to offer a unique hatha yoga experience.

Breathwork*

Breathwork is an intensive form of pranayama yoga designed to release stuck energy and deepen one’s connection to the self. This active breath pattern acts as a "shortcut to healing,” using the breath as a tool to create space in the mind, while allowing you to move through what no longer serves you. Other benefits include enhancing creativity and increasing clarity. The practice will include 25 minutes of active breath, followed by an extended, heart-opening savasana. 

 

*$5-10 sliding scale donations accepted directly to Instructor.

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Gentle+Yoga Nidra

Work the connective tissues of our ligaments, joints and deep fascial networks in this meditative practice focused on deep stretching, breathing and relaxation. Props are used to support the body as postures are held for an extended time allowing for deep stretches that are soft, rather than muscle driven. Class ends with a guided Yoga Nidra savasana “yogic sleep” – a conscious state between wakefulness and sleep. The teacher’s voice leads the shifting of your attention in a practice of letting go, willful emptying that leads to calmness, quietness and clarity. 

Flow+Restore

A grounding class, to both uplift and relax you - begin with a nourishing slow flow leading to a big rejuvenation through restorative yoga postures. A great class for anyone wishing to alleviate stress while restoring one’s health and inner harmony.

Slow Flow 

Slow Flow is a creative, therapeutic flow designed to bring balance to the body and the mind through holding poses and exploring what each pose has to offer you. When we slow down we relax the nervous system, we focus on our breath,
and we become stronger mentally and physically. 

Sunrise Meditation*

Beginning can be the hardest part to practicing mindfulness, but even with the intention to practice, most of us don’t know where to start. If you have ever been curious about learning how to meditate and begin a personal, on-going, mindfulness practice, give this class a try. We will hold the space for you to discover the healing power of mindfulness by learning various meditation and breathing techniques. Uncover the power of the present moment, respond to your life and its stresses with mindful awareness, presence, and compassion. Guided meditation will be offered for 30 minutes, do as much as little as you can. Dress comfortably and find a supportive seat where the spine is upright (prop options: chair, bolster, blanket, blocks or meditation cushion). 

 

*$5-10 sliding scale donations accepted directly to Instructor. 

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Yin+Meditation

Yin yoga provides balance and harmony to an active or busy life. While yang styles of yoga are very popular in our society, our bodies are constantly striving to restore balance, which yin yoga does. It targets the “yin tissues” in the body, the connective tissues—ligaments, bones, and even joints—by holding poses for longer periods of time (3-5 mins). Incredibly conducive to a meditative state, the stillness of the practice teaches the mind and body two valuable lessons: receptivity and acceptance.

 

 

804.359.9642

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3122 W Cary St #220, Richmond, VA 23221