Classes

Each class incorporates basic yoga postures and body alignment principles suited for beginner and intermediate students. Classes are safe and explore strengths and weaknesses in the poses and how to best work them into a fun challenging practice.

 

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AERIAL YOGA PLAY

TAUGHT BY SHOSHANNA OSTERFELD

Monday's 10:00-11:30 am and 7:15-8:45 pm ($35 per class)

Aerial Yoga Play is a series of postures or asanas preformed in a supportive AYRX yoga swing. Some postures are grounded and some are hanging and playful. All postures are therapeutic and opening. The swing provides suspension and compression resulting in better alignment and flexibility. The AYRX swings were designed to heal the body.

Aerial Yoga Play is similar to Aerial Yoga and TRX with influences from pilates, dance traditional yoga postures and acrobatics. Each class can accommodate beginner and intermediate level Aerial students. The evening class will include several more advanced AYP Asanas. An AerialYogaRx Swing, yoga mat, water and towels are provided.

The class is designed for beginning and intermediate students.

ABOUT THE TEACHER:

Shoshanna began her yoga practice at age 16. She connected with Hatha Yoga as she was motivated by body form and movement through her dance training. She has studied Kundalini Yoga, Bikram Yoga, and Vinyasa yoga at various times in her 47 years. "Attaining a meditative state through movement has been the continuous current leading me to brighter, better places." Shoshanna fell in love with aerial yoga during her first class. It's aerodynamic movements and asanas involving traction and compression were exciting and playful. Shoshanna is certified in Aerial Yoga Play. She is currently completing advanced certification training for Aerial Yoga Regenerative Therapeutix and Techniques. Shoshanna has a BA in Psychology from the University of Washington. She has worked in the fitness field with special needs clients and owned a Northwest Art Gallery and boutique. “Sharing strength and knowledge through Aerial Yoga is my Joy."

 

YIN YOGA 

TAUGHT BY DENISE KARREN

Monday’s 5:45-6:45 pm. $20 drop in and class packages offered $160 for 10 classes.

In Yin Yoga, the poses are held anywhere 3-5 minutes. This stimulates the fascia in the body. Over time doing Yin Yoga will allow your joints to become lubricated as our body releases a natural hyaluronic acid throughout the body which is very beneficial to the body and joints. We use props such as blocks, blankets and bolsters to support the body as it slowly releases.

ABOUT THE TEACHER:

Denise Karren has been doing all types of yoga for over 15 years and is a certified instructor for Yin and Prenatel yoga. She enjoys teaching people to recognize the wisdom and need to slow down and take time for one's self. She finds this to be an essential ingredient to experiencing joy and gratitude in our everyday lives. She works with all different types of bodies in yoga.

 

PRENATAL YOGA 

TAUGHT BY DENISE KARREN

Coming in September!

The Prenatal series will be supporting each trimester during your pregnancey. Gentle, calm loving practice. Nurturing for mom and baby.

Classes are 1 hour, which allows you to take time for yourself, reward your body and being good to YOU.

Denise’s passion is to teach with kindness love and gratitude.

 

EARLY MORNING YOGA (All Levels)

Taught by Dylan Noebels

Tuesday and Thursday 6-7am Drop in $20. 10 class pass/monthly pass available

Wake up to meditation, breath work and an alignment based yoga flow class so you can go the rest of the day relaxed, energized and centered. Requirements are the ability to wake up early in the morning, the desire to do yoga, and a sense of humor.

ABOUT THE TEACHER:

Underneath Dylan's casual demeanor lies a deep respect for the tradition of yoga. "Having experienced first hand the myriad wonderful physical/mental/emotional benefits a safe strong practice provides, I get great pleasure from sharing what I have learned to anyone who is curious." His style is safe, slow, methodical, challenging and fun. Find out more about Dylan at www.A-1yoga.com

 

LEVEL 1 BEGINNING YOGA CLASS

TAUGHT BY MARIN

Tuesdays 9:30-10:45 am, Wednesdays 5:30-6:45 pm, Thursdays 9:30-10:45 am. ($20 per class)

Suitable for beginners and those desiring to focus on the basics.

 

LEVEL 2 YOGA CLASS

TAUGHT BY MARIN

Fridays 9:30-10:45 am ($20 per class)

Basics plus more strengthening postures and a little faster paced focusing on the core. Inversions using the wall as a support will be explored.

 

ALL LEVELS HATHA YOGA

TAUGHT BY DYLAN NOEBELS

Saturday 8-9:15 am Drop in $20. 10 class/monthly pass available.

This alignment based class will build strength and flexibility by paying specific attention to how every joint and muscle acts to create each posture. Time is taken to understand the mechanics involved and squeeze more juice out of each pose, perfect for either learning yoga or refining what you already know. As always, a sense of humor is the only prerequisite.

 

SOUND BATH

TAUGHT BY SARA HARVEY YAO

Every other Tuesday each month 6:45-7:45 pm ($20 per session. Educators and Kids ages 12 or younger are free!) Please check schedule to assure dates.

The use of sound frequency and vibration is scientifically proven to help reduce stress, anxiety, and even physical ailments. Participants of sound baths consistently report feeling less stressed, more centered and able to access a deeper sense of clarity. Treat yourself to a nourishing event where you do very little, yet receive so much!

ABOUT THE TEACHER:

In addition to leading transformative Sound Bath experiences, Sara Harvey Yao founded Yao Consulting Company. The company’s primary mission being to expand the consciousness of leaders and their teams. She has helped thousands of leaders around the globe lead more powerfully within companies ranging from midsize to Fortune 100. Sara and the Yao Consulting team blazes a pathway for leaders to expand their capabilities and have more meaningful impact both professionally and personally.

 

TAUGHT BY ROGER

The Third Tuesday of each month 6:45-8:00 pm ($20 per session)

Experience the ancient therapeutic sound of the mighty gong that your body, mind and spirit will really appreciate! It can open pathways to relax, quiet your mind, balance energy, meditate, release emotional tension, have a spiritual experience, feel better, or just fall asleep. Simply lie back and let the transformative sound of the gong meet you where you are and take you where you need to go!

Please register and bring whatever you need to be comfortable (blanket, pillow, etc.) for lying or sitting on the floor. Studio yoga mats are available, as well as a chair if desired.

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BEGINNING T’AI CHI CHUAN

TAUGHT BY APPRENTICE TEACHERS CHRIS ADAMS AND ALISON ODELL

Thursdays 6:30-7:30 pm. Starting again in September 2019 
Cost: $150 1st time around, 2nd time $100

The class will be taught on the first 3rd of the form as taught by Grand Master Cheng Man-Ch’ing to the founding members of the T’ai Chi Foundation. The practice is beneficial for balance, calm, presence, well-being, moving with awareness, and welcomes all levels of fitness. Learning the first 3rd in a community of support, can be a complete daily practice.

Contact Chris for registration/questions at cadamstree@gmail.com

 

Yoga Classes ~ Flexibility and Strength Training

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The term “flexibility” is one of the first things we think about when discussing yoga.

If you have an interest in strength training, join our Level 2 intermediate level yoga classes with physical yoga poses that involve balancing flexibility with strength.

Those who are concerned with strength training understand the importance of maintaining healthy joints and ligaments. While there are types of yoga with many additional attributes, incorporating physical yoga that includes bodyweight-bearing poses can build strength and flexibility.

These are additional types of classes offered at our studio:

  • Gentle yoga – light intensity stretching postures, relaxation and stress reduction
  • Level 1 level – Suitable for beginners and those desiring to focus on the basics

We encourage you to consider yoga as a perfect class to support your fitness goals for building strength and flexibility. Call Namasté Yoga Studio today to learn how to incorporate gentle yoga, our intermediate yoga level for maximizing your fitness goals.

 

Gentle Yoga Classes ~ Relaxation with Slow Poses & Stretches

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If you have a stressful lifestyle, or are experiencing post-traumatic symptoms, you may want to join our gentle yoga classes to experience its remarkable ability to reduce stress and trauma.

These are a few benefits of practicing gentle or restorative yoga:

  • Opens the body in a gentle way
  • Provides relaxation with slow poses and stretches
  • Calms a restless mind
  • Reduces pain
  • Increases flexibility and strengthens your body

Movement is slow and linked with breath. Each position is gradually entered, safely moving in and out of each slow pose, and then finding a holding position. This allows fluid entry into postures to protect and nurture your muscles, joints and connective tissue.

Our yoga studio is open to many levels including gentle or restorative yoga, yoga for beginners, intermediate level 2 classes. Call us today!