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UNITED YOGA Schedule
Style of Yoga that we teachAll of our classes are inspired by the Iyengar and Ashtanga yoga traditions. Classes run on a 5-week cycle, emphasizing one of 5 themes per week.
What is Iyengar-inspired Yoga?
Iyengar-inspired yoga is an approach to teaching classical yoga poses through a deep awareness of correct alignment and precise action. This not only refines the poses, but it also trains the mind to remain alert and focused. Props such as wall ropes, chairs, bolsters, blocks, and straps are often used to understand the poses better through external support and feedback.
What is Ashtanga-inspired Yoga?
Ashtanga-inspired Yoga is an ancient and traditional system of hatha yoga, unique in that it is composed of a precisely designed sequence of postures. Each pose is linked to the next through synchronized breath movements called Vinyasa. This powerful and vigorous practice purifies and realigns the body, cultivating a feeling of inner peace.
Week 1: Standing pose emphasis
Week 2: Backbend emphasis
Week 3: Twist emphasis
Week 4: Forward bend emphasis
Week 5: Inversion and Restorative emphasis
*** Once the 5 week cycle is done, we then start over so we make sure that students touch on poses from each category to attain a much deeper and balanced practice.***
Class descriptionsBasics and Beyond: In these classes you will be taught the fundamental poses practiced at the studio. These classes will help you bring precision to your new or existing yoga practice. Appropriate for newcomers and students who want to learn poses from the ground up. these classes get you ready for all other classes offered in the studio. A must if you are new with us!
Refine and Deepen: In these classes you never really know what you will be taught until you get to class. The teacher may decide to teach in a Vinyasa format with lots of repetitions with minimal props or teach a long hold supported/restorative practice that can either be challenging or relaxing in nature while using many different props such as ropes, chairs, bolsters, blocks, and straps. This class is great for students who want to deepen their practice and refine their skills, while paying attention to finer alignment details.
Vinyasa Flow: These classes are dynamic, fun and challenging classes taught in a fast-paced way with a continued emphasis on precise alignment. These classes are for students who already have a steady and well-rounded practice that are ready to move and work hard with safety and intelligence.
Ropes and Restoratives: In these classes you will work on the Yoga Wall, get into chairs and work with lots of props. These classes are for students who want to strengthen, stabilize, stretch and restore with the help of our wonderful yoga wall and props. The teacher may decide to do more work on the wall one week and then may do more restoratives on another week or often combine both in each class.