Embodi Flow Yoga: Breath-centered slow deliberate movement that invites you to embody the dance between power and ease, moving and stillness, rooting and rising. You will be invited to truly inhabit your body and find precise alignment from your internal experience of bones, muscles, vital organs and the steady thread of the breath. Start where you are and open to the possibilities. You will be encouraged to go at your own pace. Modifications for both beginners and more intermediate students will be given.more
Dive into the richness of yourself and emerge refreshed. This meditative class draws from the wisdom of several yoga traditions, Traditional Chinese Medicine and somatic movement therapies. Together we will explore a combination of long held poses, relaxation breathing techniques, guided visualisation and mindful movement. Lots of modifications are given and individual attention is paid to each student. For those new to yoga or those working with chronic or temporary health issues this class can provide useful tools and an excellent environment for your healing and enhancing your yoga experience.more
Chair Yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced using a chair for support. Chair Yoga is for everyone, including beginners. In addition to improved flexibility and strength, Chair Yoga participants can also enjoy other health benefits, including improved muscle tone, better breathing habits, reduction of stress, better sleep, and a sense of well-being. No matter what age you are or what condition you are in, you can experience the health benefits of yoga.more
Slow down and refresh yourself. Reduce pain and stiffness while improving focus, coordination, range of motion and mental/emotional well being. In this class you will discover the power of gentleness; working smarter not harder as you increase vitality and positive frame of mind.
Come enjoy this class blending new and ancient wisdom from the Feldenkrais Method of Somatic Education and Medical Qigong. This is appropriate for all levels of fitness. Modifications can be made for people working with physical challenges.more
Ayurveda vinyasa focuses on seasonally appropriate practices that incorporates the principles of Ayurveda and vinyasa flow. Enjoy breathwork, movement, and meditation for a complete traditional yoga practice.
The Winter Session is suitable for all levels and will focus on balance, strength, warmth and fortification. We will build muscle and grow strong to gain immunity during these cold months.
This is a great introduction to yoga class and perfect for beginners. Instruction for this class is tailored to your personal needs, limitations and desires.
Nicole has been practicing yoga for over 20 years and has been teaching for 13. She specializes in yoga for stress and anxiety reduction as well as alignment based practices that assist in the healing process.more
Tai Chi Chuan or Tai Chi as commonly known is a practice of meditation in movement and as one of my teachers said – Tai Chi must improve health, must look beautiful, and be a martial art teaching self-defense.
Tai Chi is a gentle exercise not strenuous at all, and the benefits are documented and include increasing balance, flexibility, muscle strength, as well as memory and mental alertness. This exercise is performed as low impact in slow motion and requires only yourself to be present in the moment.
Tai Chi is practiced all over the world and has many styles and teachers. My background is over 20 years studying mainly the Yang Family Style and have studied with Pat Rice in Winchester, VA and my master is Yang Jun 6th generation Yang Family.
My favorite saying from the Tai Chi Classics is “Power comes from the root, the root is in the feet, power is generated by the legs, directed by the waist and manifested in the hands and fingers.”
Classes on the 49 Posture Demonstration Form begin at White Flower on Sunday January 7th at 7 PM. For more information...more