GENTLE YOGA/RE™ - Saturday morning fun at 7:30am! A class based upon the kinesiology teachings from the Restorative Exercise Institute™ and is an informative glimpse into the human body as a dynamic structure. All levels of practioners will find this class helpful in applying corect alignment to yoga postures. The exercises are simple and are then applied to yoga poses. Enjoyable and beneficial for everyone, this class is the best choice for anyone with injuries, trouble spots or limitations.
SUPER EASY GENTLE YOGA - This is a mellow class for everyone, and very accommodating to newbies! By donation.
RE™ Head to Toe ~ This class is based on The Restorative Exercise Institute's program for alignment and health.
FLOW STYLE - Variations on sun salutations. A moving yoga class with weight-bearing postures. Moderately vigorous. Instructions given during physical participation.
EASYGOING FLOW - Mild pace and plenty of explanations for newbies. Lots of stretching.
POWER YOGA Level 2- Vigorous, heated and inclusive of optional arm balance sequences. This class features Ashtanga warm-ups followed by 2 challenging sequences. These sequences are repeated 2 -3 times. Not for beginners or those with injuries.
HATHA HOUR FLOW - Flow style yoga with sequences that build toward and prepare for a designated final yoga pose.
ASHTANGA FLOW - Based on the Ashtanga Primary series, this athletic and challenging class moves at a consistent pace and includes inversion poses. Approx' 5 breath per pose. 90minutes. By instructor approval/invitation only. Requests to attend are welcomed.
VINYASA ROCK CLASSICS - Ozzy, Led Zeppelin, & friends will keep you moving. This is a physically challenging class and accomodates all levels of ability. Not for those with injuries or limitations. This class is a combination of technique and fun. Light-hearted, not for those yogis with a "serious yoga frown". Suffering is not allowed in this class.
MINDFULNESS MEDITATION - We call our group Against the Stream 805. We aspire to create and sustain a community of healthy, accountable, and compassionate people from many walks of life. Our practice is inspired and influenced by the wisdom and compassion teachings of all Buddhist traditions. Each week we have a thirty minute guided or silent meditation followed by a short talk on Buddhist philosophy and discussion about our practice. This is an opportunity for meditators of all levels to share their practice with others in a relaxed, open environment. We welcome people from all racial, economic, sexual, social, political, and religious backgrounds and preferences.
ZAZEN MEDITATION - This is an opportunity to expand your practice to include sitting regularly with a group or as an introduction to zazen. The zazen(seated meditation) will be for 30 minutes, starting at 6:10am, every Thursday. Please bring your own zafu, zabuton or cushion as there are no available props. If you are new to zazen please arrive 5 minutes early for an introduction.
HANGOVER YOGA - Same as easygoing flow, but 60 minutes. Get out of bed! No excuses!
Participation in all classes is by teacher & owner Zan Ferris' approval only. The ability to hear and follow directions is pre-requisite, and all levels of fitness can flourish with such cooperation.