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Virtual Svaroopa Yoga
Wednesdays 6:30 -7:30 pm and Thursdays 11am-12:30pm
Svaroopa® Yoga is a complete system of yoga that quiets the mind and opens the body to its own natural, easy alignment.
Classes begin with Guided Body Awareness and Ujjayi breathing that calms the nervous system and refines awareness of the body.
In Svaroopa® Yoga, asanas carefully prop the body to precisely align the bones and joints. This support allows release of tension in the muscles deeply embedded in the body—the muscles along the spine from the tailbone to the top of the neck. This decompresses the vertebrae and discs, allowing the musculoskeletal system to find its natural alignment. Svaroopa® enlivens neuromuscular function and improves functional strength in everyday life.
Classes end in Savasana, giving the body and mind the opportunity to fully integrate the experience of the practices.
Svaroopa® Yoga is grounded in Kashmiri Shaivism and the idea that our innermost selves hold the divine energy that sparked us into this life. The practices of Svaroopa® Yoga make this inherent divinity and inner peace more accessible.
Virtual Yoga Release with Blocks, Bands, and Balls
Saturdays, 8:30am - 9:45am
Classes will focus on creating musculoskeletal balance through the use of SMR (self myofascial release), creative asana sequencing, and props (e.g. balls, blocks, bands). This practice will release restrictions in the body, stretch short and tight muscles, and tone underactive muscles to increase mobility, flexibility, and stability. Each class is designed to support our everyday movement patterns and will address common problem areas (e.g. Hips, Shoulders, Back, Core).
Virtual Align and Refine
Friday’s 8:00 am-9:15 am
Join us Friday mornings to release the tension from the week and find balance in your day. This gentle and skillfully tailored class is open to all levels and will provide ample time to connect with breath and movement. You’ll address areas in the body that often hold the most tension and explore ways to best relax your tight muscles and busy mind. The last segment of class is devoted to guided meditation.
Ann is a writer, yoga instructor and adventurer. She graduated from North Carolina’s Triad Yoga Institute’s 330-hour teacher training program and in the decade since, regularly attends workshops and certification programs to further enhance her offerings and knowledge. Ann focuses on alignment-based yoga whether that is in a flow class or in therapeutic setting. She has taught and held workshops across the country and is the author of The 21-Day Yoga Challenge: Inspiration for a Lifetime of Good Health.
Realign & Rebalance
A class designed to get you unstuck so you can get back to your life with more focus and strength. We start with slow and gentle floor work and breath work to check in, stretch, and relax the joints and muscles, and end with standing flow sequences designed to invigorate and balance before taking savasana.
A Marin native, Tiffany Baker is a RYT-200 hour and trauma- certified yoga teacher. She has practiced yoga since her mid-twenties, but she turned to it seriously a number of years ago to heal from traumatic midlife events and to find her focus and joy again.
Lynn has been teaching for over ten years now and holds the highest certification with the Yoga Alliance— the ERYT-500, and has completed the 1000 hour teacher training and yoga therapy certification of the American Viniyoga Institute. She is a certified yoga therapist and is a member of IYAT. She is featured in Gary Kraftsow's two DVD series on the back, which was a clinical study funded by the National Institute of Health.
Tues / Thurs, 8am - 9:15am
This Slow Flow class highlites all the beauty of Yoga Asana with a strengthening approach. Justine will empower you to realize your potential through the transformative wisdom of yoga practices.
Mirka co-founded the American Viniyoga Institute (AVI), LLC with Gary Kraftsow in 1999. She has been teaching in the Viniyoga methodology in the tradition of T. Krishnamacharya and TKV Desikachar since 1985. She has helped hundreds of individuals develop and maintain a personal practice and manage challenging personal and therapeutic conditions.
Virtual Slow Flow Yoga
Wednesdays, 9:00am - 10:30am
Each class will begin with a series of gentle warm-up sequences, followed by an alignment oriented slow flow. Classes are designed to create more stability and fluidity. Movements and asana instruction will be tailored to student's needs and requests. Each class will conclude with breath work, calming visualization, and chanting. All levels welcome.
Teresa Owen, E-RYT200, YCEP, C-IAYT, is certified in yoga, yoga therapy and is a Reiki Master. She is trained in the Iyengar style, Forrest Yoga, Vini, and Shadow Yoga.
Teresa’s approach reflects her experience as a longtime competitive athlete, healthcare advocate, group facilitator, wife and mother She aims to keep her classes both accessible and challenging.
Live Virtual Mindful Flow
Monday, 9:30am - 10:45am
Mindful Flow is a gentle, slow-moving hatha yoga class that includes a combination of challenging and less demanding poses. There is an experience of natural flow each pose progresses from dynamic movement to relative stillness. Variations pf poses are offered to help each student find the shape that best serves them. There is a focus on building better nervous system resilience, optimizing brain function, and developing greater emotional harmony. The sequences help build strength, improve balance, and increase mobility, and offer endless opportunities for internal reflection and self awareness.
Lisa Vincent began practicing yoga more than a decade ago and it literally changed her life. She now studies, practices, and teaches gentle, slow, mindful asana, yoga nidra, mindfulness, meditation, and chanting. She is a yogic living mentor, life coach, and Emotional Freedom Techniques(EFT, or "tapping") practitioner. Lisa is Yoga Alliance registered and is certified in more than 500 hours of formal teacher training.
Virtual ViniYoga-inspired Yoga Tools
Mondays, 5:30pm - 6:45pm
Thursdays, 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Ellen found yoga through injury recovery. She was able to heal from a car accident with SMC Yoga Therapy. Now a certified 1000 hr C-IAYT, she brings her experience to the classroom. Bring your aches and pains and expect some good advice and practices to help heal yourself.
Virtual Sunday Yoga Church
Sundays, 10am - 11:15am
Join the Sunday practice with Robin Gueth, owner of the Yoga Garden. Robin brings 40yrs experience to a soulful class of inner exploration. Yoga Therapy is a way of tuning in to help ease injuries and free up the sticky places. All are welcome.