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Chair Yoga

This class is designed to address the needs and desires of students who would like to enjoy the benefits of yoga without getting down to the floor. Practice will focus on sitting and standing poses, with an emphasis on core strength, flexibility, and balance. Limited to 12 students and taught by a Physical Therapist with a specialty in rehabilitation and aging populations....

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parsvakonasana

Level 5

Our most advanced class. A wide variety of poses are taught at a more intense pace, with more challenging sequences. Student should be injury free, have several years if yoga experience and be ready for all poses. Many poses are held for an extended period of time. Julie prefers to know the student for a term before they come to Level 5, so there are no surprises and she knows they are ready for the challenge. This is a two hour class....

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Julie teaching

Level 4

Refining and deepening poses. Holding poses longer. Inversions, backbends and sitting forward bends are all practiced....

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Level 3-4

Refining work on standing and balance poses. Begin practicing inversions; shoulder stand and handstand, both at the wall. Preparation for head stand and forearm balance. Arm balances such as Bakasana introduced....

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Rachel adjust

Level 3

Complete range of standing poses, including standing balance poses. Begin preparation for inversions, but no actual inversions practiced. Gentle forward and back bends. Deeper work on flexibility....

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Athletes 3

These classes are specifically designed to complement athletic training, especially running and cycling. These classes focus on stretching, joint alignment and upper body strength. These classes are faster moving then regular level classes and work on stamina. DeeAnn’s level 2 class is equivalent to Athlete’s 1-2....

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Level 2

A wider variety of standing poses are practiced. More work on standing balance. More basic strength and flexibility. Poses are held longer. Gentle back bends are introduced. Good review for those who have had some previous yoga experience....

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Level 1

No previous experience. You must be able to get up and down off the floor; it’s ok to use a chair. We will do poses supine, prone sitting and standing. Balance is introduced. The classes are very gentle. Questions are encouraged. Establishes basic yoga principles and body awareness....

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