Barre and Barre Fusion
Based off of a dancers work out, Barre Fusion is a combination of yoga and barre. Class will begin with breathing techniques and gentle warm-ups. An endurance building series interweaving yoga and barre will be the foundation of the class. Exercises are aimed at lengthening, strengthening and toning muscle. Class ends with a cool down and relaxation. All-levels welcome.
Beginner Basics Yoga
Whether you are a beginner or simply need to begin again, you will learn basic yogic postures in a comfortable and relaxed environment, designed to set the foundation of your yoga practice. Come learn to link movement with breath, as you are guided through standing and seated postures, inversions, twists, balancing poses and gentle back bends. Gain self-confidence and a deeper understanding of the benefits and joys of yoga.
100% of proceeds go direct to FROM THE HEART, a Tolland-based outreach program, helping your local neighbors in need. Recipients include children in the foster care system who may need some extras such as a pillow or an Easter basket, Senior Citizens, Soldiers and those quietly needing extra help during a difficult time.
Community Meditation is offered every Tuesday, 10-10:30 am, with Carissa, Upper Studio, $5 cash donation.
You will be guided through a variety of yoga asanas (poses), designed to reduce stress, gently open the body, and enhance well-being. This class builds awareness of body and breath through movement, stretching, and restorative poses. It is perfect for beginners or experienced students seeking a slower pace.
Hot Hatha Sculpt
In this class, yoga meets resistance training. This 60- minute vinyasa yoga-based experience adds hand weights to the flow to build long, lean muscles, deepen flexibility and increase your metabolic capacity. This class is set to an upbeat play-list, is conducted in a heated environment, and is suitable for all levels of yogis. Most of all: it’s guaranteed to make you sweat!
Kids Yoga (ages 7-12)
Drop off your 7-12 year old for a 45 minute class with Vicky! They will learn and practice the breath, focus, inner calm all while bending, balancing and twisting in various yoga postures! Parents are welcome to wait in our waiting room, water and tea offered for free. Classes to begin in October: 2X per month, Saturdays, 10:30-11:15 am, Upper Studio, $10 per class.
LivFree For All Yoga – heated – Invigorating flow
An all-levels vinyasa flow class in a heated room that will get your body moving while your mind does its thing. Modifications and variations are offered to satisfy both beginner and advanced Yogis so let’s turn up the music, create some joy and build our community. Your pace…your practice…your YOGA.
LivFreePowerUP! Yoga – heated
Vinyasa yoga with heart and soul. The room is heated, the music is fun and the energy is infectious! It’s an energetic flow that is absolutely accessible to all levels. Come prepared to be challenged and you will leave feeling alive. Come practice with Cathy and find your yoga… your mat… your practice… your YOU!
Come stretch, strengthen, balance and breathe! End your week and start your weekend taking care of YOU.
All skill levels welcome. Offered Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays at Noon-1 pm.
There will be enough detail for the beginner, as well as room for challenge for the experienced yogi. The class will focus on alignment and breath and guide us through movement and flow of the practice. Come enjoy stretching and strengthening, as well as the balance between effort and ease.
POP Pilates is not your average mat Pilates class! Classic Pilates movements are choreographed to pop music to make this a fun and effective workout for all levels, beginner to advanced. This total body, equipment-free workout will sculpt a rock solid core and a lean dancer’s body like nothing else can. Come sweat to your favorite songs and leave class feeling energized!
This gentler class is about stretching and relaxing into the practice that prepares the students for the week ahead. Let your Sunday evening be one of unwinding and gentle renewal. The practice utilizes a combination of gentle asana flows, yin holdings and restorative poses with wonderful props to bring the student a deep stretch in a very relaxed meditative state. Give yourself this 75 minutes to start the week with an inner calm.
Rise & Shine! Yoga
All levels yoga offers a variety of asanas (postures) with modifications offered for all skill levels. Beginners through experienced students will feel welcome and challenged while enjoying the benefits of yoga, which include: increased strength, flexibility, balance, circulation and mental focus.
Stretch & Strengthen Yoga
Are you ready to take your yoga practice to the next level? Susan will offer a variety of traditional yoga postures and safely guide you as you grow in your practice. Class will include meditation, breath work, static and dynamic postures, balance poses and inversions, all to stretch your muscles, increase your joint range of motion and strengthen your core. Modifications and variations will be offered to meet your needs.
In this 75-minute class, you will be guided to link each movement to your breath, creating a fluid sequence that will leave you feeling energized and centered. Your breath will act as an anchor to your movement, as you transition from one pose to the next. Expect variety; warm-up stretches, some sun salutations, balancing, standing poses and perhaps an inversion. You can be certain of flow between poses as well as long, static holds. You will leave with a deeper connection to your mind, body and spirit. Modifications will be provided. All levels welcome. Wednesday evening class and Friday morning class is in a heated room, all other Vinyasa Flow classes will be at room temperature.
Yoga Foundations (Live Free)
A slower paced vinyasa flow class that pays special attention to alignment and yoga principles, Yoga Foundations is full of spirit and energy with the pace and support for yogis who are still learning about their practice. No experience is necessary, simply the willingness to grow your yoga practice! Room will be at room temperature.