Become aware of breath as you connect it with movement, bringing yourself to the present moment. Moving through rounds of sun salutations as you flow from one pose to the next. We will increase our body temperature and pace of movement, while we ebb and flow with our breath before cooling down and ending in a well-deserved savasana.
Fusion Vinyasa Flow
Treat yourself to this Fusion Vinyasa Flow class by combining light hand weights into the yoga poses and flows. With grace, challenge yourself and watch your practice grow as you gain strength, balance, flexibility, and the increased awareness of your pranayama (breath work). Variations and modifications will be given throughout the class so that all students can find their level of challenge and comfort. This class is a true blend of balance, strength, flexibility, grace, and spirituality. Class will end with a soothing Shavasana deep relaxation.
Feel Good Flow & Meditation
This practice is a gentle and nurturing style of yoga that prioritizes relaxation, stress reduction, and overall well-being. This practice includes slow and fluid movements to rejuvenate and cultivate a sense of inner peace. You will unwind, release tension and quiet your mind. This is a therapeutic yoga experience that helps to uplift the spirit and enhance the overall sense of tranquility and balance.
Gentle Flow Yoga is geared specifically for those new to yoga or those who are interested in a gentle practice. This class incorporates simple flowing sequences to warm up the body, as well as slower paced movements focusing on alignment, strength, balance, and flexibility.
Warm Morning Buzz
This class will perk you up just like a warm cup of coffee. Suitable for all levels, this warming vinyasa class focuses on connecting breath to movement. You will strengthen and align your body, while creating space for greater flexibility.
Candlelight Restorative Bliss
This candlelight class is all about self-care. Maximum relaxation with minimum effort is the goal. Poses (asanas) are held for 5-7 minutes to allow your body to completely release any stress or tightness being held. You are encouraged to focus on your breath and still your mind as your central nervous system down regulates into pure BLISS. During your final savasana, waves of sound will cascade over your already relaxed body. Props will be provided for your comfort.
Deep Stretch & Relaxation
This 60 minute class provides deep stretching to release stress or tension that is trapped in your body. The poses (asanas) are held for 3-5 minutes. The longer poses are held, the more benefits you receive. After creating space in your body, it is time to relax. Holding restorative asanas for 5-7 minutes allows your body to completely release and your mind to unwind. This is your time and it is all about your comfort. Essential oils are included in this offering, as well as any props you may need. All you need to bring is YOU!
Rise & Shine Vinyasa
The sunrise brings energy to the body and rejuvenates the the nervous system. Wake up your body with stretches, sun salutations and the flow of the morning. "Kicking off the day" with a yoga class gets the neurons firing, endorphins flowing, and brings your attention to the here and now. Embrace the sunrise and feel your body mind awaken. This class will have you ready to take on the day happy and refreshed
Refreshing Meditation with Sound Bath
This class begins with gentle, slow movements to get your body warmed up. Once warmed up, you are encouraged to find a comfortable position, sitting or lying down. A breath practice will be introduced, followed by a guided meditation to "get you out of your head." Finally, a sound bath, including crystal singing bowls, chimes, and a rain stick will restore your body, mind, and soul. This class offers a wonderful opportunity to refresh yourself.
Restorative + Meditation + Tea
In this practice you will start with a very slow and soft restorative yoga session followed by meditation. This class will take you from feeling restless to feeling calm and serene. Come to this practice with an open heart and mind to come and experience self-care. Essential oils and warm clothes are incorporated in this practice. A cup of calming warm tea is offered after class.
Hatha Soul Flow
This class is a soulful experience that has a diverse series of postures at a lively pace designed to challenge and elevate your body, mind and soul. You will leave your practice centered, focused and relaxed. This class is suitable for beginners and seasoned yogis.
Restorative Healing Yoga
This class is about slowing down and opening your body through passive stretching. During the long holds of restorative yoga your muscles are allowed to relax deeply with the use of props, like bolsters, blocks, and blankets to help support your body. This class is healing and soothing to the soul. You will leave this class feeling calm and relaxed.
Morning Movement & Inspiration
This class incorporates simple flowing sequences to warm up the body, as well as slower paced movements
focusing on alignment, strength, balance, and flexibility. By starting your day with yoga, you can relieve tension from the body, focus the mind, and go into your day with more positivity.
Outdoor Gentle Yoga at the Commons
Grab your mat and meet us for an outdoor yoga class at the New Lenox Village Commons. This class is a gentle style of Vinyasa, and includes flow, balance, strength and breathing techniques. With the power of fresh air, this class will enhance your body's production of healthy white blood cells which, in turn, boosts boosts your immune system. Fresh air encourages us to breathe deeply and that extra oxygen helps our brains function better and more clearly. Being outside in nature nourishes the soul and improves our mood