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Summer Schedule
**Studio Closes August 18th to September 10th**
 
Our schedule thins out as summer arrives
Stay tuned for Outdoor classes & Stand Up Paddleboard yoga!
 
Tuesdays
9:30am Yogasana *Last class July 30th
Joyful Yoga Teacher Training *Early Bird Pricing now in effect
 
Wednesdays
6pm Beginners
 
Thursdays
12pm Yoga for Mental Health
1:30pm Chair Yoga @ Millbrook Seniors Center *Ends July 30th
 
Fridays
9:30am Flow *Ends July 30th
 
Saturdays
*Shortts Lake Yoga starts in July 9:30am
 
 
 
Special Workshops
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Joyful Yoga Class Descriptions
 
Beginners Yoga - Absolute beginners start here to learn the fundamentals of yoga. These classes tend to move slowly and
are full of detailed instruction. Come as you are and leave feeling nourished, relaxed and focused. Discover what yoga really
has to offer in this class that is designed for those new to yoga. Intro/ Level 1.
 
Flow Yoga - This class will leave you feeling vibrant and energized. The flowing series of postures will create harmony, grace
and balance on all levels of breath, body and mind. This class can be both calming and invigorating. Find your personal edge
and work with exactly where you are at the moment. Deep and delicious. Level 1- 2
Pre-Natal Yoga - Come, bond with the other moms & take time to replenish & relax. This class will give you tools to assist
with pregnancy, labour & parenting by using the breath, body awareness and strengthening your intuition. You will create a
strong bond with yourself & your baby. Intro/Level 1.
 
Yoga for Mental Health - Learn how to increase your self-awareness, self-esteem and ability to cope through yoga. You will
learn effective tools that can be practiced anywhere to regain control and happiness. This class will focus on standing and
balance postures, with lots of twists. This is also a great choice for those with high blood pressure or glaucoma, as we never
have the head lower than the heart. Level 1-2.
Weekend Warrior - Diane will start your Saturday morning off just right to get you going for the weekend. This class will
leave you with the strength and softness of a warrior giving you room to explore & re-charge.
 
Yogasana - A Hatha  yoga  based  practice  that revolves around  the physical postures of asanas (yoga poses).   
Nurture yourself physically,  mentally and emotionally  through various  series of stretching, asanas (yoga poses), breathwork,
and relaxation.    
In this class we will be looking at exploring many poses, with emphasis on proper alignment.  This style of practice will allow
you to learn and deepen into the poses, while maintaining the integrity  and benefits the poses offer to your body, mind and
practice.  Poses will be held for a few breaths, allowing you to breathe into and deepen the posture.      
A calming,  gently paced class that will allow you  to gradually build strength, increase  flexibility,  and reduce the effects of
everyday  stress.       
Gentle assists and the occasional use  of props (wall,  straps, cushions, blocks, etc) will effectively and safely allow your body
to  relax and deepen  into your postures.  While gently advancing your practice.    
 
An example of this  class  would be,  warm up and centering, exploring various postures, a  series of moving through postures
“riding” the breath,  balance postures, release postures,  relaxation.  Each week we will examine postures that target
different body zones on a rotating, or requested basis.   For example, one week, hip openers,  next week shoulders, and so
on.  This being said, you  will be working your entire body every session.
Gentle Flow - This 90 minute class begins with gentle breath work (Pranayama) which builds into gentle movements warming
the entire body. Breaking down poses (asanas) while focusing on technique with any necessary modifications to suit your
practice. This is a very gentle and empowering style of flow class- You will leave feeling refreshed and limber!
 
Yin Yoga - This class uses gentle and long held postures which target the deep connective tissues of the body. The postures
are led with a compassion, modifications and acceptance, but are often quite challenging due to the length of time they are
held. Yin yoga is a perfect balance to the more active styles of yoga and allows for slow and safe openings within the body,
mind and heart. Open to all levels.
 
Mom 'n Babe Yoga - This class is a sweet, supportive place to connect with you breath, babe & other new mamas.  We build
strength & patience through our breath & community.  Breast feeding friendly & often accompanied by gurgles & gassy babies!
 
Detox Yoga - This detox yoga class is an upbeat energetic flow class that focuses on poses designed to detoxify the body
while restoring life energy or prana. This class consists of many twists, folds, and other poses with a focus on the breath, that
help to massage the internal organs, boost digestion, and drain lymphatic fluid, resulting in a release of toxins from the body
and an overall sense of wellbeing.
 
Move & Meditate - This class will be led by Laura and inspiried by who shows up! A blend a gentle, fluid movement, calming
stretches, meditation & breathing excersises. Laura has a wealth of experience to draw from- Her passions are dance & yoga
for depression.
 
 
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