ADVANCED FLOW classes are for experienced students with a faster pace sequence of postures and more challenging poses such as arm balances and inversions. Prior yoga experience required. Classes are 75 minutes.
BEGINNER FLOW In this all levels class, students will learn the fundamentals of proper alignment in a flow class. Students will practice finding the link between breath and movement while working towards building the energy of a more vigorous flow yoga class. Beginner friendly. Classes are 75 minutes.
CANDLELIGHT YOGA classes incorporate a sequence of mindful moving postures that focus on flexibility and relaxation. This meditative practice includes emphasis on the breath and moving with intention. Beginner friendly. Classes are 75 minutes.
FLOW classes are a sequence of continuous moving postures that stretch and strengthen the body. There is an emphasis on breathing to promote deep relaxation that will restore and re-energize the body. Prior yoga experience is recommended. Classes are 75 minutes.
GENTLE YOGA classes incorporate slow and mindful movements that relax the body and calm the mind. Wonderful practice for beginners and seniors. Classes are 75 minutes.
HEATED YOGA classes will warm, stretch, strengthen, and detoxify the body with a heated studio at 80 degrees. Prior yoga experience is recommended. Classes are 60 and 75 minutes depending on the day. Classes are offered when weather turns consistently chilly (Oct/Nov) and runs through to the end of April. flyer
INTRODUCTION TO YOGA is a four week session that provides a solid foundation in the essential yoga poses. Each session builds on the previous week’s class. Registration is required. Registration page
LITTLE YOGIS classes are a natural way for children to exercise, relax, and focus the mind-body connection through postures, breathing exercises, and relaxation. For ages 3 – 6. Classes are 60 minutes. Please Sign-up on our website class schedule to attend and to ensure that class is being held. Walk-ins welcome. flyer
MEDITATION class focuses on the basic principles of calming the mind, heart and body. The class explores different types of meditation practices and includes some restorative poses to help relax the mind. No experience necessary and all levels are welcome. Beginner friendly. Classes are 75 minutes.
MEDITATION & YOGA classes offer breath-centric movement and stretches paired with breathing and meditation. An emphasis is placed on feeling and sensing the body, moving in a way that is respectful of your experience and cultivating an inner friendliness. The class begins with a restorative pose and breath practice. Movement is then introduced, followed by a 10-15 minute meditation. All classes end with a period of final rest. No experience is necessary and all levels are welcome. However, it is helpful to be comfortable on your hands and knees and be able to move easily in your body. No music is played and some physical assists are offered. Beginner friendly. Classes are 75 minutes.
MINDBODY WELLNESS classes are 90-minute sessions that include a brief teaching segment and a yoga, breathing and mindfulness practice that will integrate many themes taught in the MindBody Wellness series: Becoming Friends with Yourself, Mindfulness and Yoga for Anxiety and Your Mid and Body on Stress series. This class is offered once every 4-6 weeks. No music is played and some physical assists are offered.
MINDBODY YOGA classes offer opportunities to move through breath-centric movements and stretches that emphasize strength and flexibility. Focus is placed on feeling and sensing the body, moving in a way that is respectful of your experience and cultivating an inner friendliness. The class begins with a breathing practice and a grounding restorative pose, transitions into movement and ends in a final rest and brief meditation. All levels welcome. However, it is helpful to be comfortable on your hands and knees and to move easily in your body. No music is played and some physical assists are offered. Beginner friendly. Classes are 75 minutes.•
MINDFULNESS AND YOGA AFTER SCHOOL CLUB Explore a practice of mindfulness and yoga through breathing techniques, movement, creative arts, visualization, and relaxation. This class will help children reduce stress, understand emotions, and bring ease and comfort in their mind and bodies. Encouraging a community of kind kids who care about one another and the world around them is at the heart of the practice. Ages 7 & up. Please Sign-up on our website class schedule to attend and to ensure that class is being held. Walk-ins welcome. flyer
MINDFUL YOGA classes focus on symmetry and alignment, using props – such as straps, blankets, and blocks – to achieve postures. These classes bring balance, strength and calmness to mind and body. All levels welcome. Beginner friendly. Classes are 75 minutes. (Saturday, 9am Mindful Yoga classes held at Center for Psychological Services located at 10735 S. Cicero Ave, Oak Lawn, IL 60453)
MINDFUL YOGA W/ YOGA TUNE UP® THERAPY BALLS classes focus on symmetry and alignment, using props. Yoga Tune Up® is a fitness therapy format built around the three P’s – Pain, Posture and Performance. It helps eradicate pain, improve posture and enhance performance through a unique blend of Corrective Exercise, Self Massage and Yoga. YTU heals damaged muscle, increases strength and establishes healthy movement patterns to help you live better in your body. These classes bring balance, strength and calmness to mind and body. Beginner friendly. Classes are 75 minutes.
PRENATAL YOGA helps to maintain strength and flexibility and also enhances connection to the mind and body with concentration on the breath and relaxation. Click here for a listing of pregnancy-friendly classes.
RESTORATIVE classes incorporate slow and mindful movements. It involves the use of props to allow the body to feel totally supported, allowing the body to relax and release. This is a slow, meditative and calm practice. Beginner friendly. Classes are 75 minutes.
RESTORATIVE YIN classes incorporate slow and mindful movements that targets the connective tissues of the body and encourages greater mobility and health of the joints in our hips and spine. While the postures are held longer than in a traditional yoga class, the emphasis is on comfort and stability. This class provides time for mindful awareness and deep relaxation. Beginner friendly. Classes are 75 minutes.
SLOW FLOW classes integrate mindful moving sequences that focus on alignment, breath and strength. All levels welcome. Classes are 75 minutes.
YOGA TO EASE STRESS & ANXIETY IN MOTHERS WITH YOUNG CHILDREN Class will focus on Asana, Pranayama, and Meditation to find relaxation in the mind and body. All levels welcome! Class dates: March 19 and April 2. Free community class.