Movement, Breath and Meditation
Looking for a deeper daily yoga experience? Join SCY us for this new class starting on Tuesday and Thursdays 2:00-3:00 pm Starting 1/5/2016. MBM is a class themed for students to experience 3 of the 8-limbs of yoga in an hour. You will partake in a All Levels Vinyasa Flow Asana (physical postures) practice, Pranayama (breathing practice) and Dhyana (meditation). Leaving you in a calm, centered, blissful state.
All Levels Vinyasa Flow
This is a dynamic style of yoga is all about precision amidst movement and ease amidst flow. Here we move from steadily pose to pose in coordination with the breath, gradually building deeper internal warmth as we explore a variety of Sun Salutations, Standing Poses, Core Integration practices, Arm Balances, Backbends, Twists, Forward Bends, Hip Openers and Inversions. Usually set to lively yet soothing background music, these classes offer a vigorous yet sustainable approach to Hatha yoga in which every part of the body is awakened, purified, tonified and brought into greater balance. Put differently, this appraoch integrates the best that Ashtanga Vinaysa and Iyengar have to offer.
Using the breath as the object of meditation, this class explores the intricacies of simple yoga postures and their foundational elements. With longer holds and a moderate pace, this practice is appropriate for all levels. Offered on Wednesday nights 5:45-7:15 pm starting 1/6/2016.
A slower paced, deep exploration into our tension patterns accumulated over the week, this class is a mix of active, flowing sequences and more passive, restorative release. Offered on Friday evenings at 5:45-7:15 pm starting 1/8/2016.
Open to beginners as well as experienced students who want a moderately paced class. Most Level 1 and Level 1-2 classes are taught in the Vinyasa Flow style, offering dynamic movement with and between poses that generates internal warmth and helps the body to more naturally open. These classes focus on the fundamentals of basic poses, offering a well-rounded class emphasizing safe alignment, breathing techniques, and the gradual development of greater flexibility, strength and balance.
These classes are designed for physically fit students who want to develop a deep yoga practice involving deep strength and flexibility. Each classes offers a variety of relatively challenging poses, sequences and breathing techniques. These classes are taught in the Vinyasa Flow style, offering dynamic movement with and between poses that generates internal warmth and helps the body to more naturally open. Comeexpecting poses, sequences and variations that require moderate strength and flexibility.
A vigorous, meditative flowing class with a focus on strength building, mental focus, and postural balance. Minimum of 3 months of steady vinyasa practice recommended. Offered Monday evenings 5:45-7:15 pm starting 1/4/2016.
An intense and lighthearted exploration of advanced postures and transitions, with a strong emphasis on inversions and arm balances. A minimum of one year of steady vinyasa practice is required. Also, a sense of humor. Offered Friday evenings 4:00-5:30 pm starting 1/1/2016.
Looking for an early morning class to wake you up and leave you feeling energized? This is just the class for you. SCY's Power Flow will incorporate a vigorous flow, core work, arm balancing, and fun music. This class is offered on Mondays from 6:15-7:15 am.
Gentle Yoga is a good choice for everyone interested in exploring a less strenuous practice including beginning students and those who might have some physical limitations. Standard postures (asanas) are taught at a relaxed pace with options, modifications and use of props. Emphasis is on safe and effective alignment as well as breath awareness, mindfulness and relaxation. You will build strength, increase flexibility and balance, and enhance your well being.
The title just about says it all, but we’ll add a few more words. This class is all about pure relaxation, completely letting go of tension and stress. Free of standing poses and requiring only as much effort as it takes to occasionally change to a new position designed to more deeply release tension, this class is the perfect way to prepare for the coming week. Offered on Sunday evenings 6:45-8:00 pm.
This quiet, meditative practice focuses on the passive holding of postures for longer periods of time (3 to 5 minutes). Through deep relaxation, we release deeply held tension in the muscles and connective tissue, encouraging the free flow of energy in the body. Longer holds and focused breathing give the bodymind time to slow down and drop into stillness, cultivating a meditative component of practice. This class is a wonderful compliment to a Vinyasa practice, running, cycling or other activities. All levels are welcome.
Meditative Flow 1-2
Start your Sunday blissfully with a vigorous level 1-2 vinyasa flow class, including a guided meditation to create a grounded, radiant presence.
We all come to yoga somewhat uniquely, with different lifestyles, intentions, and conditions. Rather than a one-size-fits-all approach, we offer a wide variety of classes - 0ver 50 classes every week! They vary in length, intensity, and style. Come explore!
Class Pass Policy: Take as long as you wish to use your class pass and free free to share it with whomever you bring with you to class. We do not provide refunds or transfers on Class Passes. Single Drop-In class price $15, available at the studio.