Yoga 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.



CORE AND BALANCE BASICS

TAUGHT BY STACY LEBRUN

Monday’s 5:30-6:45 pm (2nd and 4th Monday of every month) $20 per class

This class incorporates basic yoga poses with a focus on core awareness and balance basics. Stacy loves to teach people how to use their bodies with strength and help give confidence and trust in their capabilities.

ABOUT THE TEACHER:

Stacy tries to live a life rooted in love and gratitude and yoga has played an impactful role doing so. From meditation, gentle movements in a restorative practice, creating space in Yin, gaining flexibility in Vinyasa to feeling powerful in Heat, yoga rounds out so many aspects of our everyday lives and seasons of change. Stacy feels blessed to share her love of yoga and its benefits as a guide in students personal yoga journeys.

 

ACUYOGA

TAUGHT BY TARA CAMERON

Monday’s 5:30-6:45 pm (1st and 3rd Monday of every month) $25 per class

During this class you will articulate your body and breath in unison to create awareness and integrate intention. You will gently flow and settle into nourishing poses while receiving guided meditation, aromatherapy, and loving hands-on adjustments. You will be led into a comfy and supportive shavasana, where you can peacefully drift into a state pure bliss and openness.

During your supported shavasana- you will receive a gentle acupuncture or acupressure treatment facilitated by Tara Cameron, furthering the experience of Qi flow.

Combining these modalities is such powerful medicine.
*all levels welcome.
*option to receive acupressure if preferred.

ABOUT THE TEACHER:

Tara Cameron is a licensed East Asian Medical practitioner. She is trained in acupuncture, herbal medicine, nutrition, qi gong, bodywork, and meditation. She completed her doctorate in acupuncture and herbal medicine at Seattle Institute of East Asian Medicine. She has always dreamed of bringing affordable care to the community.

 

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AERIAL YOGA

TAUGHT BY SHOSHANNA OSTERFELD

Monday’s 10:00-11:15 am and 7:00-8:15 pm ($25 per class)

Aerial Yoga combines Yoga asanas, and strengthening exercises in a soft flexible yoga swing. The swing provides traction and compression resulting in better alignment, and flexibility. Students may practice at a beginning or intermediate level. No experience necessary.

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.

 

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.

 

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.

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MINDFULNESS AND MEDITATION

TAUGHT BY LINETTE BIXBY

Tuesdays (First Tuesday of the each month) 6:45-7:30 pm. Drop-in’s welcome. ($15 per session)

This class focus on being present and giving the student tools to meditate and cultivate a practice of mindfulness. Open to adults and kids!

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GONG SOUND IMMERSION

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 1/17/19 to 3/21/19
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

 

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ALL LEVELS VINYASA

TAUGHT BY YVETTE SANCHEZ

Saturdays 9:00-10:15 am ($20 per class)

Yvette aspires to create an environment of healing through an artful blend of asanas, breathe centered practice, mantra, mudra and sometimes even some storytelling, all while providing a sensitive touch during adjustments.

“My mission is to inspire my students to become more compassionate towards themselves and others by stirring in them a curiosity about how the emotional, mental and physical are interconnected, and how yoga can create ripples of positive change in their mind, body and spirit...bringing them back to their true nature of contentment and joy.”

Building upon a background of physical therapy and massage, Yvette was introduced to yoga by her sister. Originally trained in Los Angeles she continues to study and train in the Seattle area.

Yvette has been teaching yoga since 2000.

In her spare time she loves reading, salsa dancing and watching her two children play soccer and dance, but most of all playing outdoors with her family

 

GENTLE SUNDAY NIGHT YOGA

TAUGHT BY CHLOE HORNING

Sundays 6:30-7:45 pm ($20 per class)

Sunday evenings are the perfect time to take a moment to re-center and restore. In this class, we will move through some active postures, then slow down to stretch and cool the body after an active weekend. Additionally, we will work through some breathing and restorative exercises to help us ground and center ourselves for the week ahead.

ABOUT THE TEACHER:

Chloe Horning is certified at the 200 level and registered with Yoga Alliance. She has a lifelong relationship with yoga, which she began practicing as a girl scout. Chloe is a professional librarian and self-professed 'yoga nerd' who believes in approaching yoga with curiosity, inclusivity, and joy.

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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!