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Class Descriptions

 

 

 

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Level 0

Classes are therapeutic in nature and are accessible to everyone, regardless of ability and injury status. If you have serious physical limitations, please seek a doctor’s guidance before starting an exercise program.

 

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Level 1

Classes are accessible to those new to yoga and people wanting to practice at a slow and thoughtful pace.

 

 

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Level All

Classes are for continuing students and offer both beginner and more advanced variations of the yoga poses and exercises.

 

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Level 2

 

Classes are more challenging. You will be introduced to advanced postures, inversions, and arm balances.












Chair Yoga


Meditation


Prenatal

Yoga for Recovery

Yin Yoga

 Community Yoga

Gentle Yoga


Breathe and Relax


Core Balance


Flow Yoga

 

Hatha Yoga


Pilates

Power Flow

Teen Yoga


Roll and Release


Detox Flow

Flow Yoga

 

 


levelall2_copyBreathe and Relax, Level 1


"It's like getting a massage, I'm so relaxed afterward." In this restorative yoga class we breath and move through simple poses supported by bolsters, blankets and other props in a soothing environment. Resting deeply, we quiet the mind and enhance our body’s natural capacity to heal. This class is appropriate for all bodies. 



 level0Chair Yoga, Level 0

Chair Yoga provides the benefits of yoga to all bodies and is well suited to those with medical or physical limitations. Yoga poses are adapted so that all bodies can benefit from the strengthening, flexibility, balance and grace that yoga develops. Much of the practice is done while seated in a folding chair. You do not need to be able to get yourself to the floor or to stand for extended periods of time to practice. Yoga’s breathing and gentle movement help ease pain, maintain comfort, decrease stress and improve overall health throughout life.  All are welcome.
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level1Community Yoga by Apprentice Teachers $7, Level 1

Community Yoga is Yoga for everyone!  A yoga practice of posture, breathing, and relaxation that improves overall health and well being.  Rotating teachers, often from the Live Well Studio teacher training program.  $7, no one turned away for lack of funds. Back to the top. 



levelall2_copyCore Balance, Level all

Core Balance will help you connect deeply to your inner strength. You'll fire up your core as you flow through strengthening sequences that build heat from within by connecting breath to movement. Core Balance combines elements of yoga, pilates, functional fitness and resistance stretching. Stabilizing and strengthening the entire core will lead to a balanced, healthier, happier you with less pain and fewer injuries! This class offers modification for all levels. Postpartum mammas should consider taking mamalates before beginning this class.


level2Detox Flow, Level 2

This 75 minute sequence is designed to stimulate, cleanse, and nourish the body and mind. Breath and postures focus on stimulating the core. We will lengthen, strengthen, and twist! This class is a dynamic flow that will leave you feeling renewed and refreshed.




levelall2_copyFlow Yoga, Level All & Level 2

 

Flow yoga synchronizes movement with breath as yoga postures flow from one to the next. The all levels class moves as a flowing practice.  Students learn new poses through experience and guidance while in the midst of ‘a practice’. Class may include inversions and arm balances along with sun salutes, standing poses, back bends, forward bends, meditation and relaxation. Meditation and savasana bound the practice. In Level 2 classes advanced asana is taught and incorporated into the flow.
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level1Gentle Yoga, Level 1

Gentle Yoga practiced at a gentle pace with deep awareness. Gentle Yoga increases flexibility, strength, balance, and endurance while reducing pain, decreasing stress, and improving overall health. This class will teach poses and body awareness with adaptations, modifications and the use of props. Gentle Yoga is appropriate for those new to yoga, those wishing to practice at a slower place, and those with injuries and movement limitations. Students should be able to independently get from the standing to the floor and back. Meditation and savasana bound the practice.
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levelall2_copyHatha Yoga, Level All

Hatha yoga is the physical practice of yoga.  This class encompasses yoga poses, breathwork, meditation, and relaxation.  A variety of forms are used, including flowing yoga poses, static work where poses are held and alignment highlighted, restorative poses, gentle inversions, self-massage techniques and more.  Use of props is encouraged and all levels from beginner to intermediate practitioners will benefit from this practice.



level0Meditation, Level 0

Meditation presents experiments in contemplative practice to awaken the mind, soothe the soul, and enliven the heart. $5 drop-in. Included in membership. No one turned away for lack of funds. 




levelall2_copyPilates, Level All

Pilates is an exercise form that focuses on developing core strength, flexibility and grace. This class is mix of standing and floor exercises and is cued with options for beginning to advanced level students.  Back to the top.


levelall2_copyPower Flow, Level All

Power Flow channels your inner warrior in this powerful sunrise class. Designed to expand your awareness, build strength, and transform your practice. Power Flow focuses on building a strong foundation and clear alignment to help you build towards more advance asana in other LiveWell Classes. Changes weekly with sessions targeting specific areas of the body and one week of total body tune up each month. Students can jump in at any time, this class is all levels with no advanced yoga experience required as well as no advanced asana practiced in class. Whether you are looking to build strength, cross train or simply have a powerful morning, Power Flow will fuel your inner fire and give you the energy to start your day off right.


level0Prenatal Yoga, Level 0

Prenatal yoga is a practice for women to prepare the body, mind, and spirit for the transformative journeys of pregnancy, childbirth, and motherhood. Using a carefully chosen set of poses, we support your changing body and develop the strength and openness needed for giving birth. We develop the breath and mindfulness skills which are essential to childbirth and motherhood. Back to the top.
 


levelall2_copyRoll and Release, Level All

Roll and Release is a self-massage class. Your body is a beautiful weaving of connective tissue, fascia, in which the muscles, bones and organs are suspended in a graceful balance. Patterns of day-to-day life, injuries, habits and repetitive use deforms the connective tissue resulting in stress and discomfort that can make you susceptible to injuries and chronic pain. Using foam rollers and small balls we will massage and release the connective tissue allowing more ease and comfort in the body. We compliment our practice with breathing exercises and guided meditation to help the body completely de-stress.


levelall2_copyTeen Yoga, Level All

Yoga just for teens. Stretch, move, wiggle, strengthen and then free and relax your body. It's fun and it's good for you too. All teens welcome. Free Class.


level0Yoga for Recovery, Level 0

Yoga for Recovery is focused on helping those who are recovering from substance abuse and addiction. This class teaches meditation, breathing practices, yoga poses and movement in a nurturing environment. We work with the philosophical tools of both Hatha Yoga and the 12 Steps. Hatha Yoga helps us clear the smoky mirror of the mind so that we can begin to be our true and best selves. The 12 Steps give us tools to build a better life. Yoga for Recovery is a Live Well Studio Community Class. Suggested donation is $5, but no one is turned away for lack of funds. 

 

 

level1Yin Yoga, Level 1

Yin Yoga is a practice of cultivating a relationship to ease, rest, and release of tension. There is an emphasis on floor postures, supported postures, and long holds. It is an ideal complement to more muscular “yang” forms of yoga.  Pranayama and meditation complement the yin yoga practice.
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