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Medical Qigong

Pronounced “Chee Gong.” This class combines standing, seated, and moving gentle Chinese energy exercises and breathing techniques to promote overall well being. Suitable for all fitness levels. If you have questions about this class you can contact the instructor directly: Mike Burgasser 513-324-4654, itsyogamike@earthlink.net.

Yoga for New Beginners

Yoga for New Beginners

A gradual introduction to the practices of yoga in a comfortable small class setting.  Learn how to get the most out of your yoga practice.  In this class you will learn proper technique and alignment for yoga postures, as well as, powerful breathing techniques to influence your mental and emotional state. This class is aContinue Reading

Subtle Body Yoga

Subtle Body Yoga

In this class, we will focus on increasing flexibility and energy, reducing stress, and will develop skills to encourage a yogic lifestyle. We will take time to experience the more subtle aspects of yoga including bandhas (energy locks), pranayama (control of life-force energy using breath), pratyahara (sensory withdrawal), meditation (prolonged concentration), and mindfulness practices. ThisContinue Reading

Yoga for 50+

Yoga for 50+

This is a moderate class designed for mature learners, but you do not have to be over 50 to take this class. Most classes are a combination of qigong (gentle Chinese energy exercises as a pre-warmup), a slow flow of standing postures, and a seated stretching practice. The focus is on flexibility, strength, balance andContinue Reading

Ashtanga 2

Ashtanga 2

Expand your practice with sequences based on the 1st, 2nd & 3rd Ashtanga Series. Develop your energy while purifying your nervous system. Use energy locks to store prana and establish a firm foundation of foot, body, hand and eye alignment. For the Beginner/Intermediate to Advanced Levels.

Align and Refine

Align and Refine

Hatha yoga focusing on the alignment and form of individual postures makes yoga practice more efficient and helps prevents injuries. An excellent compliment to any yoga style or for rehabilitation after injury. For All Levels!  This class meets on Mondays at 7:30pm.

Community Yoga

Community Yoga

A donation class taught by new or student teachers based on the principles of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga. Practice basic principals of breath, bandhas, drishti, and vinyasa using key standing and seated postures from the modified Primary Series. Suitable for active beginners. ( $5.00 Suggested Donation)

Yin Yoga

Yin Yoga

A soft meditative form of stretching and inner reflection that is a wonderful compiment to active yoga styles. Yin Yoga uses long passive holds to lengthen deep connective tissues, change neural-muscular patterns and increases flexibility. For All Levels.

Core Power Yoga

Core Power Yoga

Core Power Yoga is a vigorous yoga practice that physically and mentally challenges you to connect to an inner power. It includes vinyasa power yoga poses and variations of muscle-toning moves that enhances body awareness and develop supple strength with an emphasis on strengthening abs, back, hips and pelvis. Previous Yoga or Pilates Experience Recommended

Ashtanga

Ashtanga

A dynamic practice based on the Primary Series developed by Pattabhi Jois. It develops endurance, strength, and flexibility; all the while burning toxins and reducing stress. Creates a firm foundation to build an Ashtanga practice. For Reasonably Fit Beginners.