Welcome!

Please note: There are no classes the following dates due to a private Aerial Yoga Teacher Training:
July 26-28 (Thurs-Sat) 9-6
Aug 9-11 (Thurs-Sat) 9:30-6

SUNDAY

10:30 am POWER VINYASA 

60 Minutes of invigorating Vinyasa style yoga for all levels. Linking one breath to one movement, building on safe alignment, we will cultivate  balance, flexibility, patience and strength. Postures will include salutations, balancing, twists, hip and shoulder openers and as well as some core work. A great re set class to get you started for the day or the week. Modifications will be offered and fun will be had all to an inspired playlist.  Baron Baptiste, the founder of this form of yoga, describes this practice as “the perfect blend of sweat and serenity.
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12 pm GENTLE YOGA – PRENATAL FRIENDLY

All-levels gentle yoga class, prenatal & postnatal friendly. We will focus on luxurious stretches, gentle warm ups, stabilizing the low back and hips, chest openers and strength building for the legs. Deep relaxation to follow!

The format for our Sunday noon class will be prenatal friendly for the for-seeable future, however opening it up to the general public as a gentle yoga class.

3:30 pm Barefoot Boxing 

Put on a pair of boxing gloves and get ready for some seriously enjoyable cardio! In each class we will utilize classic boxing punches and combos to knockout calories and stress. Participants will take turns holding mitts to build in some active recovery between our high intensity punching intervals. Core strengthening exercises will also be a part of each class to enhance our punching power. No boxing experience or equipment required, we will provide all you need to become a barefoot pugilist.

4:30pm Runner’s Delight

This 75 minute class is the perfect complement to a Sunday long run and is beneficial for athletes and
non-athletes alike that seek to give their legs some serious TLC. We will begin class by strengthening the
muscles of our legs and core with special emphasis on those of our posterior chain. Next we will spend
time enjoying long holds in postures that stretch our legs, open our hips, and release our spine. Before
final relaxation, self massage and muscle release techniques are applied to our feet. A restorative
Savasana can be done in a number of ways including legs up the wall or with legs supported by bolsters.

6pm Awaken Arrive – begins late August!

This is a series on Mindfulness for coming home to peace, radical acceptance, authenticity, and even healing the soul.

You can expect each session to include a lesson by Kathleen that combines teachings of Mindfulness, psychology, and her own personal experiences. There will be meditation, mantras, and movement (gentle for every body!) to deepen the theme of the session.

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MONDAY

12pm – BARRE 

Barre touches on Endurance, Strength, Flexibility, and Restoration. This total body workout is intense but rewarding, using props to skillfully blend cardio, Pilates, balance work, and strength training into an invigorating hour of fast-paced movement and music. Modifications are offered for all levels of student, and the emphasis is on form over speed.

 

6:00 pm VINYASA 

60 Minutes of invigorating Vinyasa style yoga for all levels. Linking one breath to one movement, building on safe alignment, we will cultivate  balance, flexibility, patience and strength. Postures will include salutations, balancing, twists, hip and shoulder openers and as well as some core work. A great re set class to get you started for the day or the week. Modifications will be offered and fun will be had all to an inspired playlist.  Baron Baptiste, the founder of this form of yoga, describes this practice as “the perfect blend of sweat and serenity.
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7:15 pm – KUNDALINI YOGA & MEDITATION

This offering includes mindful movement, postures, breath work, chanting and meditation. Each class will have a different theme to increase vitality. Exercises may be adapted to all levels. Beginners welcome!

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TUESDAY

10:30 am Hatha / Prenatal Friendly 

A mid-morning refresh (or first thing of the day!) on a positive note with a blend of Hatha & gentle vinyasa easing into joints,  stimulating glands & ending with a brief meditation.  “Practicing in the style that we did at 5am at the ashram in India … it’s slowly invigorating and gets you ready to conquer the world (or a to-do list).” – Chelsea

6pm Hatha / Slow Flow

Slowly,  mindfully move through classic Hatha postures for this early evening class.  The philosophy for this offering is “the only perfect pose is the one that fits your own body. Yoga offers an opportunity to explore what the body can do rather than what it can’t. It creates the space to explore what we carry, who we are and how we relate to the universe.”

7:45pm CANDLELIGHT RESTORATIVE AERIAL YOGA – No previous experience required

Join us Tuesday evenings for a candlelight aerial yoga offering with no previous aerial experience required.  Rejuvenate with gentle, restorative postures incorporating the aerial silk.  Heart opening backbends,  relaxing inversions,  and a long savasana in a hammock.  Only 6 spaces available,  pre-registration for this weekly offering is recommended!

In this class we use an aerial hammock to practice Unnata® Aerial Yoga. Unnata® is sanskrit for ‘Elevated’, because we use the aerial hammock to access a deeper awareness of each posture, find support to strengthen our poses, and of course invert in the silks. The fabric hammock is a prop intended to assist with muscle and fascia release, strengthening, and body alignment. There is a natural playfulness to aerial yoga, and fun is encouraged.

*If you have a spinal condition, injury, or medical issues that prevent you from inverting (glaucoma, heart condition, etc) or backbending, or are pregnant, please obtain your doctor’s permission.

Beth is also available for private events (birthday parties, bachelorettes,  etc!).  Contact us to inquire about times and rates,  We have spaces for 8 to practice aerial (if parties are larger than 8,  participants just have to kindly take turns!)   Contact us here to inquire! 

WEDNESDAY

6 am – KUNDALINI MORNING PRACTICE 

Start your day with an invigorating morning practice that includes mindful movement, postures, breath work, chanting and meditation. Each class will have a different theme to increase vitality. Exercises may be adapted to all levels. Beginners welcome!

6pm – BARRE 

Barre touches on Endurance, Strength, Flexibility, and Restoration. This total body workout is intense but rewarding, using props to skillfully blend cardio, Pilates, balance work, and strength training into an invigorating hour of fast-paced movement and music. Modifications are offered for all levels of student, and the emphasis is on form over speed.

7:30pm Buti 

What is Buti? Many have referred to it as their “soulmate workout”. Buti is an ancient Indian Marathi word meaning, “something that has been hidden or covered”. Originally stemming from the ancient practices of Ayurvedic medicine, it has mindfully been chosen as the word to describe this physical practice.
Buti incorporates the best parts of all exercises to give you the best workout; a combination of HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training), tribal dance, Vinyasa yoga, and plyometrics – all done to upbeat music!
But, it’s much more than the physical side. The movements and the music are what you choose to make of it, and as you continue this practice you will find that you may change how you view yourself and the world around you. This practice is much more than shaking our [buti]es to good beats, though it will give you a great butt! More so, it is about uncovering the badass goddess we all embody, and supporting one another in that soulful transformation.

8:45pm Candlelight Yin

Spend long,  slow,  luxurious moments staying in postures to breathe space into joints and ligaments.  Working with the breath to  increase flexibility and calm the mind surrounded by candlelight and a soothing playlist.

THURSDAY

12pm – SLOW VINYASA FLOW 

Luxurious, awakening mid-day slow flow. This class is great for those new to yoga as well as anyone looking for a gently-paced Vinyasa flow. Come ready to enjoy meditation, breath work, and a series of sun-salutation, twists, and lengthening stretches intended to awaken the body, mind, and spirit.

5:30 pm – VINIYOGA 

A low intensity flowing practice,  linking breath to movement,  with emphasis on stabilizing the low back & sacral area,  working with breath to move into and out of postures.  Great for beginners and adaptable for those with injury.

Viniyoga loosely means  “proper application and adaptation” in accordance with the individual. Each day we are different,  every body in every yoga class is different.  How can we work with our bodies and optimize our breaths to find the most effective form and function in every posture?  In our drop in classes,  this means the asana practice (postures/movement) will be a low intensity,  flowing practice that builds stability in the low back/sacral area,  links breath and movement,  offers modifications with props and/or alignment to suit your body – not to try and fit your body into something that doesn’t work.  This class is an opportunity to build strength gently,  deepen awareness to the breath and start exactly where you are.

7:00 pm – YIN YOGA TUNE UP

All level yoga flow – Yin style.  Less postures and more time in each gives every body a chance to “tune up” connective tissues,  joints and energies.  Great for athletes,  busy people,  the stressed,  the fidgety and the curious.  All levels welcome (many postures can be converted into a restorative version as needed).  Inspired in part by Sarah Powers Insight Yoga “interweaving the insights and practices of Yoga, Buddhism, Taoism, and Transpersonal Psychology into an integral practice.”

FRIDAY 

12pm – SLOW VINYASA FLOW 

Luxurious, awakening mid-day slow flow. This class is great for those new to yoga as well as anyone looking for a gently-paced Vinyasa flow. Come ready to enjoy meditation, breath work, and a series of sun-salutation, twists, and lengthening stretches intended to awaken the body, mind, and spirit.

6pm – 2nd Fridays beginning in August –  PLANT BASED YOGA + Vegan Potluck (7pm) 

Compassionate beings unite (all are welcome – being vegan is NOT a requirement)!  In this class we will explore a lighthearted,  gentle flow + Yin practice to stretch out,  find balance and build community.  We will begin our practice with a common intention: to reduce suffering in all beings and increase compassion.  After our physical practice we will do a powerful, compassionate, heart-centered meditation technique to send healing and goodwill to ourselves,  our neighbors,  our world and possibly even to our enemies. After class we’ll share in plant-based refreshments (both provided by Imbue Yoga and potluck style if you want to bring something to share).   

Please bring plate, cup & utensils (Imbue will also provide some) and a dish to share if you’d like!  Come for just the yoga,  the potluck,  or both!
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SATURDAY

8:30 am Off-site Community Yoga at Midtown Farmer’s Market

Every 1st + 3rd Saturday morning 8:30-9:30am Free / By Donation  – 2225 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55407

Luxurious, awakening mid-morning Hatha. This class is great for those new to yoga as well as anyone looking for a gently-paced practice.

9am Kundalini Yoga and Meditation 

This offering includes mindful movement, postures, breath work, chanting and meditation. Each class will have a different theme to increase vitality. Exercises may be adapted to all levels. Beginners welcome!

Our main Friday morning instructor Angad Bani feels that Kundalini Yoga is deeply healing on a physical, spiritual, and energetic level and feels called to share this healing we can all find in ourselves through Kundalini Yoga. Her classes are for all levels and can be taken by anyone without any experience of yoga.

10:30am Yoga for People of Color 

Together students work with the natural breath through yoga and meditation.  On the mat, we shed our minority status and find compassion in self-expression and exploration beyond perceived limitations.  We create room for healing through togetherness, belonging and community – to simply be with the body and the breath; Finding what lives within us to flourish beyond our practice.

This is a safe space for the PoC community and we thank everyone for supporting our shared empowerment through a healing space.  Hate is unwelcome and will not thrive here in our community.

Sliding Scale $7-15

1 pm Yoga Basics 

Are you new to yoga,  find it intimidating,  or feel like you need a little more foundation laid before checking out a drop in class?  In this Saturday series,  we offer ground-level introductions to numerous different styles of yoga with a rotating cast of instructors.  This class is meant to be beginner friendly and classes may have a theme revolving around alignment,  breathwork,  meditation,  technique in flow (vinyasa),  and even yoga philosophy.  We look forward to meeting you and are especially honored to work with beginners.