This practice was created to add the healing and toning qualities of yoga to your life. Class starts with guided warm up stretches, theiinto simple sitting and standing poses to loosen joints, promote good posture and balance.
Breathing exercises and relaxation promote calmness between poses and at the conclusion of practice. Class ends with a deep relaxation and meditation to bring a sense of well-being to the body and peace to the mind.
Dharma Yoga is a graceful, yet challenging form of yoga based on Sri Dharma Mittra’s fifty years of practice of classical yoga. The practice is appropriate for students of all levels, from beginner to lifelong practitioners and accessible to so many because it meets each student where they are and according to their condition. As students move through the different series, they are encouraged to go deeper and experience the practice in a meditative and spiritual way..
Dharma Yoga has roots in all nine forms of yoga, including Hatha, Raja, Karma, Kriya, Bhakti, Japa, Laya and Jnana, as well as a focus on the Eight Limbs of Yoga (Patanjali’s Ashtanga Yoga) with great emphasis placed on Yama and Niyama. In essence, Dharma Yoga is a system of classical Hatha-Raja Yoga. A devotional practice that emphasizes good health, a clear mind and a kind heart. The method weaves together many teachings in order to bring all students closer to the goal of Self-realization.
Starts with the breath important to find ur center ground down into the mat – then start stretching warming up the body twisting starting to build heat. Manipulate your spine “U r only as young as your spine is flexible “ standing poses start to flow – moving flowing holding breathing with balance – challenging the body focusing the mind in the poses Winding down to the mat start to relax the back and feel the benefits of your practice by increasing flexibility with your vends and folds . Then the final Om and we conclude .
Reconnect with your best self in a class that offers modifications for all levels from beginner to advanced. Soothe away tensions by focusing on your breath and the purity of the present moment. Take a journey through a progressively challenging practice that develops flexibility, strength, and balance all the while invigorating body, mind, and spirit. Wind down with a delicious restorative relaxation. Walk away completely renewed.
A gentle early morning rise and shine class that incrementally stretches and strengthens the body. Focuses on the awareness of breath, classical yoga poses gradually building from slow to moderate intensity, including attention to alignment & detail. Perfect for every level student and for those who wish to practice with a focus on connecting the mind, body and spirit together in a nurturing way.
This class will rejuvenate you, relieving the conscious mind of impurities and anxiety. Yoga Nidra brings the mind & body into a deep relaxation where healing can take place. This class is done lying down on your back (bolsters, socks and blankets provided). During the class you will fall into a dreamless state, where a meditative state of consciousness can occur. This amazing class will rejuvenate and distress you.
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