CLASS DESCRIPTIONS


CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

In the yoga studio, we believe that yoga is about your own journey. All of the yoga classes offered at Eight Limbs are appropriate for all levels. You can make the asana practice as easy or difficult as you want with slight modifications. Our teachers are there to offer guidance and assistance when needed. Drop in's are welcome and encouraged!

The yoga studio provides mats, straps, blocks, bolsters and blankets. You are welcome to use our props and mats. If using a mat, please clean it with the available natural mat spray after use. Hygeine is an important aspect of the yogic lifestyle.

If you are a new student, you can download and print this waiver before your first class!

*If you are pregnant and have never tried yoga, please check with your doctor before attending yoga class.

Yoga insructors reserve the right to restrict an individual's participation in a class based on student assesment to ensure safety.

Yoga Schedule

Basically Beginning: Level 1

All students welcome

An introduction to the fundamentals of yoga. This class works on developing clear and safe alignment in poses. Join in to learn about foundations of yoga in a supportive environment. 

Eclectic Essentials: Level 1+

All students welcome

A class built around an evolving yoga journey using a combination of poses with a focus on basic alignment. Mindfulness, breath, and movement are utilized to provide great stretch and strength components for the body.

 

Go With The Flow - Flow Yoga: Level 2

All students welcome (prior yoga or cardio experience helpful) 

A combination of poses that strengthen the ability to transition from one situation or pose to another. Linking movement and breath, flow yoga allows for the continuance of fluidity, flexibility and strength to your yoga practice.

 

The Restoration Project - Restorative Yoga: Level 1

All students welcome

A gentle and meditative class utilizing various props to support and encourage the body to open and release physical and emotional tightness. To work on body restoration, this class alows the poses to be explored for longer periods of time to counteract the effects of an active life while calming the mind and body of daily stress.

 

Traditional Yin: Level 1

All students welcome

Yin yoga targets the connective tissue such as ligaments, tendons, joint capsules and even the bones of the body. This class will focus on the hips, pelvis and lower spine. Yin is a perfect compliment to the dynamic and muscular styles of yoga that emphasize internal heat and lengthening.

 

Kundalini 

All students welcome 

Kundalini and meditation, as taught by Yogi Bhajan, is a powerful, transformative, and concentrated yoga of breath, mantra, and movement. The KUNDALINI ENERGY is the energy of the soul and when it awakens, it rises up the the spine which elevates the person to their true identity. The playing of the GONG further resonates our old thought forms and old ways of being, cleansing them out of the system. HAPPINESS IS YOUR BIRTHRIGHT! Join us for practice, and discover your inner radiance.

 

Buti Yoga

All students welcome 

This calorie-scorching workout fuses power yoga with cardio-intensive tribal dance + body sculpting primal movement. Created by celebrity trainer Bizzie Gold, Buti Yoga utilizes the Spiral Structure Technique to sculpt + tone the deep abdominal muscles that stabilize and strengthen the body. Instead of linear movements, Gold favors movements that challenge the body along all planes of motion-THE RESULT- long, lean muscle with sexy feminine curves.

 

Jivamukti

All students welcome 

You work at your own pace, following the teachers verbal as well as hands-on-guidance. Asana options will be provided for beginners, intermediate and advanced students. An open class presents classical yoga teachings as relevant to one's life on and off the mat, drawn from Jivamukti's Focus of the Month essay, supported by chanting, breath awareness, flowing vinyasa sequences, alignment exploration, hands-on assistance, deep relaxation with aroma therapy and massage. All open classes include asana, meditation and spiritual teachings in a sequence creatively designed by the teacher. Exuberant, eclectic music plays an integral role ranging from Indian ragas and Beatles to global trance. Inspirational recorded spoken work teachings providing educational and inspirational support. The class is called "Open" because it is open and suitable to all levels. The Jivamukti Yoga method is a proprietary style of yoga created by David Life and Sharon Gannon in 1984. Jivamukti Yoga is one of the nine internationlly recognized styles of Hatha Yoga. Jivamukti is a physical, ethical, and spiritual practice, combining a vigorous Hatha Yoga, Vinyasa-based physical style with adherence to five central tenets: shastra (scripture), bhakti (devotion), ahimsa (non-violence) nada (sound) and dhyana (meditation). Animal rights, veganism, environmentalism and social activism are also emphasized.

 


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