A enriched practice with mindful breathing, flowing movements and a calm mind and relax the body. Ease into the postures with gentle stretching linked with breath with modifications for the beginner or seasoned yogi. Basic postures are held to build strength in the body, focus and steadiness in the mind. Glide through the movements with ease through transitional flows for blood circulation and creative stimulation. A class for full embodiment of mind, body and spirit that will keep you inspired to stay on track and a desire to keep returning to the mat.
Settle in for a serene flowing practice with low lighting and candles. Open to all levels, this well-rounded class blends pranayama (breathing techniques) and basic asana (postures), with variations available for the seasoned yogi. Class finishes with restorative postures and Yoga Nidra (guided meditation) to release the tensions that lie deep within the physical and energetic bodies. Visualizations and mantra encourage students to relax the active mind, embrace the inward journey and eventually arrive in a space of inner stillness, a place of peace, balance, pure joy and love. Mats, bolsters and blankets are provided.
Mid-day yoga for the Toyota employees and building a wellness practice into their busy schedule. In 45 minutes there is a lot that can be accomplished when choreographed with thought. Breath work, basic postures and corpse pose is all you really need to feel refreshed and focused to carry you through the rest of the day into the weekend. Corporation's accross the country are seeing the benefits of providing healthy practices for their employees. Proven track records of better work performance, less sick days, team building and overall lifted morale, just to name a few.