Classes are ongoing unless otherwise noted.
OLLI classes - must be a member of UNCW Osher Lifelong Learning Institue to participate.
Drop-ins + Class cards available.
First class is FREE in Gentle, Chair + Prenatal.
Note: Studio closed July 15-19
Mondays 1:30 - 2:30pm
Tuesdays 12:15 - 1:15pm
These classes are appropriate for all levels and offer an opportunity to slow down and focus on mindful movement and a sense of well-being. Gentle floor yoga and supported restorative postures are taught along with movements that build greater strength and balance without creating tension and are back, neck, wrist and knee friendly.
Mindful Chair Yoga
Thursdays 11:00 - 12:00pm
This gentle form of yoga is practiced sitting in a chair and standing, using the chair for support. Classes incorporate breath work, gentle movement, mindfulness and relaxation. Chair yoga is perfect for all levels and abilities, and is easily adaptable to meet your needs. From those with mobility issues to those desiring a more supported practice, chair yoga works with your body to improve strength, flexibility and resilience.
Mondays 6:00 - 7:00pm
These calming and nurturing classes combine gentle and restorative yoga to bring comfort, ease and vitality; endurance exercises to help strengthen body, mind and spirit for the transformative journey of labor. Relaxation & meditation techniques deepen your inner awareness, connection to baby and trust in your body. It is never too early or too late to begin a Prenatal Yoga practice.
A small group class that incorporates exercises on the Reformer as well as some Mat + Tower work. These classes are designed as a full body movement experience to help lengthen, strengthen, create greater balance and flexibility. 5 person maximum. Some Pilates experience is necessary.
Baby + Me Yoga:
Tuesdays 11:00 - 11:45am
July 23-August 12
Babies ages 6-weeks to pre-crawling enjoy yoga while on their backs, tummies, or held in loving arms. Each class is filled with calming and nurturing ways to help support infant development, improve baby’s sleep and digestion and enhance bonding. Baby yoga songs and games encourage a playful, positive atmosphere. Parents are also guided through a gentle/restorative practice that provides the opportunity for rest and rejuvenation.
*Bring a blanket and favorite toy for baby.
YogaNourish: a yoga wellness series
July 31-August 28
Feeling frazzled, frayed, stretched thin? Scattered, ungrounded, or grumpy? Maybe you've been experiencing anxiety, insomnia or difficulty focusing?
This course will focus specifically on practices that help to deeply nourish, replenish and strengthen the nervous system as well as build greater stress resilience.
We will build our NOURISH self care medicine bag by exploring:
Slow Yoga + Subtle Movement
Mindfulness + Breathwork
Relaxation + Meditation
Registration includes access to my online yoga class series: Yoga Love Bites: 10-minute practices for stress reduction.