A hatha class focused on finding alignment between mind, heart, and body, and connecting to inner peace. Class uses active yoga in the form of strong hatha, therapeutics, flow, and restorative to create a well-rounded, ever-changing and expanding sequence. Focus on alignment builds strength in the healthiest way possible. Good for all levels. Good for active yogis and yoginis going through minor injuries.
A yoga class that leads you through the warmups and fundamental postures of the Ashtanga sequences. This class is a fun opportunity to explore more challenging poses from any of the first 3 Ashtanga sequences established by Sri Pattabhi Jois. Come on in to learn more about the Ashtanga practice as it is broken down and led in an effort to help you understand your practice better! Mixed levels.
Ashtanga Led Primary is a led, flowing practice that includes vinyasas and connecting breath to movement, while balancing strength and flexibility in a fun, invigorating atmosphere. The Ashtanga Primary Series is a pre-established sequence developed by Pattabhi Jois. Basic understanding of yoga required.
New students are taught individually small amounts of a set sequence (Ashtanga Primary Series) that increases over time, depending on how frequently the student attends the class and the capacity of the student (based on strength, flexibility, focus, and stamina). When practiced consistently, the poses reveal strength, purification, and alignment in the body, breath, and mind. Once the portion of the sequence given has been memorized, new postures are introduced and added to the sequence. A teacher is present to offer guidance, assistance, modifications, and to answer questions. Mysore is a simple, effective, ancient method of learning yoga. As a beginner, you can expect to be in class for 20-30 minutes. As you advance, your practice will increase to 1-1.5 hours. All Levels. ***NEW STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE: During weekday morning Mysore, please arrive at 9:30am***
Class will move through basic yoga postures giving Sanskrit names in an effort to introduce students to yoga terminology. This class is great for beginners, and for students who are familiar with yoga and want to take a closer look at alignment and breathing within poses they may have done many times before. Beginners are encouraged to take this class.
Focused on the basic alignment of the pose while working towards more fun and interesting poses. All Levels.
How do you, in this very busy world, give yourself space to find a quiet mind? In this class we will practice three different yoga modalities that will serve you in dropping out of your mind and into your body. Breath work, Asana and Meditation are the three elements that we will play with. These three areas of yoga lead the individual to a greater sense of well-being and strength in body, mind and spirit. Use this class to refresh or begin working with these modalities in your daily practice for happiness and deep connection to self and others. Basic knowledge of yoga suggested.
A cross between Ashtanga and Iyengar, where we'll center ourselves, and make ourselves present in the room, followed by flowing through sun salutations, connecting breath with movement. Then we'll look at some individual poses and hold them, finding stillness, and we'll end with some cooling postures and a meditative, relaxing savasana (corpse pose.) Level 2 (some knowledge of yoga suggested since class is in the candlelight)
$10 community cash class. Hatha 1-2 uses a sequence of basic postures that take you on a journey through the body. You will learn names, benefits, and alignment techniques for each pose. Each movement will follow a breath, giving students a point of focus to swiftly move through the practice. 1-2 = Beginner to Intermediate basic movement.
Experienced and dedicated yogis look no further! E.J. will take you through a unique and methodical sequence as she practices alongside in this workshop style class. It’s challenging, it’s thorough, and it’s fun. Recommended for open-minded students with a strong yoga foundation and who are eager for a new challenge. *Not advised for beginners*
Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan® is considered the most transformative of all yoga traditions because it combines physical exercise with breathwork, meditation and mantra. This ancient system of yoga works on your muscular, glandular and nervous systems, leaving you with increased flexibility, energy, strength and a sense of well-being. You will notice steady, sustainable progress in your healing and personal growth. Each class consists of a tune in, a warmup, breath exercises, physical movement, a meditation, and a relaxation period where the effects of the exercises can be integrated. The physical and mental discipline experienced in class will cultivate a flexible and strong mind, making you radiant, peaceful and confident so you can meet life’s challenges and stresses with grace and ease. Kundalini Yoga is for everyone, regardless of body type, gender, ethnicity, religion, age or fitness level. ALL ARE WELCOME!
*Special Event: SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18 • 4:30-5:45pm. Christian and Brandee take you on a sound journey using Quartz Crystal Singing Bowls and Modular Synthesis that will lead you into a deeper state of conscious awareness that brings to light the blessings we appreciate each day. // A sound bath is used as a meditative healing technique, using the vibrations from sound to "communicate" with the vibrations of each individual's body and mind to shake out discomfort and tension. $25 HERE: https://squareup.com/market/siesta-yoga/item/chakra-sound-bath
A Special Workshop-style class taught by Mackie! Tuesday 11/20, 6:30-8pm // JOIN MACKIE FOR A FULL MOON PRACTICE + RESTORATIVE YOGA + YOGA NIDRA // Some of the benefits you may access: • a good night’s sleep • decimation of stress • a sense of ease • increased body awareness • improved mental clarity • a little fun // $25 / $20 PRE-REGISTER: https://squareup.com/store/siesta-yoga/item/rest-reboot
Saturday, November 10 • 6-7:30pm with Sally Hayes and Terry de Castro // Come relax and restore while we fill the room with the healing vibrations of Tibetan singing bowls and shimmery guitar textures. We will offer a sequence of restorative postures which you can follow, or simply relax and enjoy the dreamy soundscape. // $30 / $25 pre-register @ https://squareup.com/store/siesta-yoga/item/restorative-sound-healing-with-terry-sally
Class will consist of breathing exercises along with passive, relaxed, supported poses that create space for deep meditation. Restorative Yoga is meant to activate the Rest & Digest reaction in the body by igniting the parasympathetic nervous system in a supportive, easeful environment. All Levels.
The room is open to practitioners who have a set sequence that they are able to complete on their own. Please note: a teacher will not be present.
This class is based on intentional movement and graceful flow sequences. Be prepared to work, but don’t be daunted: all people at any level are welcome. Each class is themed based on a body part, pose, or sequence. Breath work and spirituality will be involved in the class, but a majority of the practice will be centered on the physical body. All Levels.
A mostly Vinyasa Flow style of class that explores the link between mindful body movement and breath to safely explore postures through creative sequences. Cultivate strength, flexibility and connection to self in this multidimensional practice. All Levels.
Led by Billy • 2-part Backbend Exploration Series • Sundays, November 11 + 18 • 1:30-3:30pm // Through correct practice and non-attachment, backbending postures have the potential to unlock a vast reservoir of prana (life current), improving the flow of cerebro-spinal fluid, breathing efficiency, mental clarity, and increasing our compassion for ourselves and others. // In this workshop we’ll:• Learn the anatomical principles of backbends • Address the patterns of compensation, which often lead to injury in backbends • Discuss how to intelligently approach deeper, more “advanced” backbends • Experience the subtle dynamics of the latent physical, psychological, and spiritual potential that backbends can awaken within you! // *** Stick around Nov 18 for Modular Sound Bath: Gratitude at 4:30pm. Only $15 for workshop attendees! // $30 each / $50 for both sessions @ https://tinyurl.com/viryabackbends
Traditionally practiced in the morning when the muscles are cold, Yin yoga is a beautiful practice suitable for students of any level. We will hold postures for anywhere from 3 to 5 minutes as we discover stillness, increase flexibility and calm our minds. Primarily a sendetary practice, Yin poses focus on stretching the connective tissue and fascia while encouraging your body to open and release. Balance your active Yang practice with morning Yin and tap into your innner peace. See you with the sun rise! All Levels
This class warms you up with a series of Sun Salutations, and continues to build strength and balance through mostly standing postures. This style of class synchronizes breath with movement to create internal heat, thereby purifying the body while calming the mind. It also increases endurance and will test the edge of your balance and flexibility. This style of class is appropriate if you are already physically active, comfortable with the basic yoga postures, and appreciate a healthy sweat. All Levels.
YogaHOUR is a fun, accessible, affordable and expertly-taught flow class that offers clear specific alignment instructions for each pose in order to promote safety. It is designed to be both difficult and doable and to offer students access to greater strength, flexibility and overall confidence. Come early. Bring a mat and a towel. Cash only please. $5. All Levels.