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 forseeable future, however opening it up to the general public as a gentle yoga class. For a pure Prenatal Yoga class, check out our Thursday nights at 7pm offering 🙂

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4 pm YOGA FOR RUNNERS & CYCLISTS (begins July 2nd) 

Runners, cyclists,  active bodies of all abilities/distances/paces are welcome to this hour long practice to stretch, strengthen and rejuvenate.  We will focus on stretching legs,  opening hips and releasing the spine.  We’ll work on balance, core strength and building strength in the low back and ankles.  This will not be a cardio workout (we get plenty of that in our interval & hill training!), but a relaxing release with mindful breathing.  If time,  we’ll finish class with a brief meditation to improve our focus and our inner strength on those long solo runs/rides.

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MONDAY

6:00 pm POWER VINYASA * NEW CLASS!

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 * NEW CLASS!

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

6:00 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.”

7:30 pm – AERIEL YOGA *Intro to Aerial Yoga Workshop required unless you’ve practiced aerial before

PLEASE NOTE – no class July 4th or July 11th (Beth’s Birthday!)

Register for our first intro workshop here – only 8 spots available!

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.

Unless you have practiced Aerial Yoga elsewhere, you are required to attend a pre-requisite Introduction to Aerial Yoga Workshop before attending a drop-in class.

*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! 

 

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WEDNESDAY

7 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!

10 am SLOW VINYASA FLOW

Begin your day with a luxurious, awakening mid-morning 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.

12 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 losely 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.

6:00 pm POWER VINYASA * NEW CLASS! Begins June 14th 

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.

7:30 pm – RECOVERY YOGA 

This class creates a reflective, safe-space for those in recovery to restore a healthy connection to self. Loving and compassionate self-care is vital to any health recovery journey, and we will take time to explore positive intentions, affirmations and gratitude through a restorative yoga sequence. Recovery is defined as ‘a return to a normal state of health, mind or strength’.  This class is inclusive, encompassing recovery from addictions, disordered eating, emotional or psychological distress, chronic illnesses, self-harm, and trauma of any sorts.  Body positive & welcoming.  Healing is our rooted intention!

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 losely 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 pm Prenatal Yoga – new class!

La Loba Prenatal Yoga: La Loba is the essence of she who is fierce and untamable, she who is steady and wise. In this prenatal movement class, La Loba teaches us to focus on pregnancy as a catalyst for pleasure and embodiment. We aim to follow our intuition as we learn to trust our body’s sacred knowledge. By entering this liminal, radical space, we are able to stay grounded in our whole selves as we prepare to birth and mother the new life within. Look forward to gaining:
  • Strength, flexibility, and a suppleness to all muscles especially those in the hips and pelvic floor.
  • Guidance and practice integrating your sexual health into pregnancy and parenthood.
  • Knowlege and skills to work with your body during labor, birth, and the postpartum period.
  • Increased trust in your own process.
  • Connection to other expecting moms including your instructor who is pregnant with her second child!

***Mamas with all levels of yoga experience and in all phases of pregnancy are welcome!

**Please bring a water bottle and a journal.

Friday 

10:00 am – YOGA TONE begins July 7th

Improve muscle tone and flexibility with this fast but efficient feel-good yoga flow. With a focus on total-body strengthening, balance and flexibility, this class will make room for change, both mentally and physically. You will use  the  “Power Yoga” sequence to boost metabolism and build lean muscle mass  while mixing in cardio and strength-training moves like squats, lunges and planks all set to an “inspired ” playlists!  You will sweat and most of all have fun! Modifications always encouraged. We recommend you bring a  mat, towel, water bottle. Some yoga experience preferred but not necessary.

 

12pm SLOW VINYASA FLOW 

Luxurious, awakening mid-morning 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.

PLANT BASED YOGA & VEGAN POTLUCK – EVERY THIRD FRIDAY – 6 PM / POTLUCK 7 PM

Vegans & compassionate beings unite (all are welcome – being vegan is NOT a requirement)!  In this class we will explore a lighthearted,  energetic flowing 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

8:30am – FREE/DONATION COMMUNITY YOGA AT MIDTOWN FARMERS MARKET – EVERY OTHER SATURDAY 

6/17,  7/1,  7/15,  7/29,  8/12,  8/26,  9/9,  9/23,  10/7,  10/21

Join us every other Saturday at Midtown Farmers Market,  just 5 or so blocks from the studio for community yoga!  We’ll be outside (weather permitting) amongst the food trucks,  delicious smells,  flowers and local vendors.  Rotating instructors in different styles.  Free (donations appreciated but not necessary!) and beginners are always welcome!  2225 E Lake Street. http://midtownfarmersmarket.org/

10:30 am – KUNDALINI RISING – UNLOCKING THE CREATIVE SPIRIT 

A special class combining free flow writing exercises, Kundalini yoga and meditation to unlock your creative potential.  The creative flow can be blocked by any number of challenges.  In this class we will be using yoga to move the energy through the body and mind, release blocks and open up our full creative expression.  Whether you are an artist or just interested in creative living this class can be a step towards cultivating a more creative life.  Bring your own notebook or journal and pen. All levels are welcome.

1 pm – YOGA BASICS w/ rotating instructors

New to yoga?  Been on and off to a few classes throughout your life and need a tune up?  Recovering from injury or want to support a friend who is new to yoga?  This class is for you!  Ever week we will cover basics:  foundation,  breathing,  alignment.  We will focus on breaking down certain postures,  learn some of the sanskrit names,  incorporate meditation and breath work from time to time.  Sometimes there will be guest teachers sharing their different yoga styles & philosophies so that you can experience something different every week and get more of a perspective on “what a yogi looks like.”  Dress in clothes you can breathe and move in!  This will be one of the most non-intimidating yoga classes you can find 🙂