Purple Lotus Yoga

Class Descriptions

 

Gentle Hatha

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Gentle Hatha: These relaxation focused classes move slowly through basic poses finishing with guided relaxation.A great class for those who enjoy a slower class, beginners or those with health concerns. A fantastic class for stress reduction.

 

 

Intermediate Hatha

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Intermediate Hatha: In faster paced class we work with Pranayama (breathing techniques), Sun Salutations, intermediate poses, as well as guided relaxation. Some yoga experience suggested.

 

 

 

Athlete’s Yoga

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Athlete’s Yoga: This class focuses on stretching muscles of the legs, lower back release and chest opening to bring balance to over trained muscles. A great class for those who demand a lot from their bodies, beginners or ongoing practitioners of yoga.

 

 

Ashtanga

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Ashtanga: Ahstanga is a set sequence of postures beginning with Sun Salutations and progressing through the Primary Series. Ashtanga develops strength, stamina and flexibility in the practitioner, using a flowing sequence of poses linked by breath. Great for those wanting physical challenge and a faster paced class.

Yang Flow / Yin Stretch

DSC 0450 Class Descriptions  Yang Flow Yin Stretch: This class is a combination of sumptuous, challenging yogic flows (Yang) followed by a rejuevanating series of supported reclined and seated postures that focus on opening the fascial and connective tissues of the body (Yin)  Recommended for students with a passion for yoga adventure and exploration!

 

 

 

Yin Yoga

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Yin Yoga: This is a slower paced class holding floor poses between 1-5min. We relax the muscles; we aim our intention into the joints and the deep tissues wrapping them, not the more superficial tissues of the muscles or skin. A great class for those looking for serious flexibility work and for those interested in contemplation – a bridge to meditation.

 

 

Therapeutic Yoga

Neils class Class Descriptions  Therapeutic Yoga: These gentle, hour-long classes are for anyone with a chronic pain condition. No previous Yoga experience is required. You need to be independently mobile, and prior to starting the class, you need to complete a one-on-one assessment with Neil Pearson (Physiotherapist/Yoga Therapist) 250-486-5056.

 

 

Restorative Yoga

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Restorative Yoga: This slow practice allows the body to fully relax by holding simple postures passively for extended periods of time often with the support of yoga props such as bolsters and blankets. Replenish your batteries!

 

Prenatal

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Prenatal: Try yoga to support a more comfortable pregnancy and help empower and prepare for birth. We practice gentle stretching and strengthening movements for ease and endurance during pregnancy as well as breathing to relax and focus the mind. This class is designed especially for your beautiful pregnant body! No previous yoga experience is necessary.

 

Mom and Baby

Shauna Mom and baby Class Descriptions  Mom and Baby: Rediscover your yoga practice with baby near by! We will respect the recovery that     your body needs while gently toning the pelvic floor and abdominal muscles, stretching the upper back and shoulders, strengthening the lower back, helping reduce fatigue and increase relaxation and, of course, sharing time with other new moms and babies. Move your body in a way that feels good in a place where interruptions are expected and welcome.