Welcome to Prema Shanti Yoga Studio Offerings
Prema Shanti Yoga offers classes to students of yoga practice that wish to begin and/or maintain a regular practice that is progressive and integrative. We believe that commitment is essential to establishing a regular consistent yoga practice and recieve the full benefits of YOGA.
Note: Not all classes are held, but all levels and specialties are available for private sessions.
Level 1- Beginner: designed for new students and those who wish to explore a gentle practice learn basic principles of yoga postures, pranayama, relaxation, meditation and philosophy/psychology.
Level 1/2- Advanced/ Beginner Vinyasa: designed for beginner students who wish to deepen and expand there practice- Exploring some gentle flow practice, deeper pranayama and meditation.
Level 2- Moderate/Intermediate Vinyasa: designed for students who have yoga experience and wish to explore a flow practice (Kripalu/Vinyasa), deeper Pranayama(breathwork), Bandhas(Energy Locks), Relaxation/Meditation- prereq.Level one or 6months exp required.
Level2/3-Intermediate/Advanced Vinyasa: designed for experienced yoga students who have an experiential yoga practice with knowledge of basic postures and pranayama, studying for at least 2 years who wish to deepen their practice. The learning at this level will focus on cultivating more awareness and concentration in the mind and body through Vinyasa, Pranayama, Bandhas and Meditation. Must have instructorsí permission to register and attend. This is not an exercise class. Come with an open mind and heart to learn and awaken to your true self.
Supported Wall Yoga: Mixed Level Practice- The practice is composed of a complete yoga class with most postures held with the support of the wall, excellent practice for beginners and any student who is willing to exprience yoga in a deep supported way, while building confidence and ease.
Yogalates/Postnatal: The wonderful marriage of yoga and Pilates designed for those who wish to maintain the benefits of yoga with the essential core work of Pilates. A complimentary practice for postnatal momís to regain core strength and flexibility, revitalize body and mind for your new journey with baby. (This is not a mommy and me yoga class) Open level
Restorative Yoga: Is a gentle, meditative practice using supported asanas and simple yoga props, slow deep breathing to enable the practitioner to completely relax, revitalize and restore energy. The complete relaxation response allows for the release of deeply held tensions while strengthening the immune system. It encourages a state of being rather than doing, therefore beneficial for all yoga students needing a more gentle yoga experience, students healing from injury, those looking to balance an active practice and lifestyle. Fantastic for anyone wishing to experience a sense of well being and rejuvenation resulting from deep rest and relaxation.
Prepare for Conscious Joyful Birthing- You are invited to experience a gentle yoga class in a supportive environment and community with other women. Our tools will be breathwork, vocal toning, abdominal and pelvic toning, warm-ups, postures, supported restorative postures and birthing postures, relaxation, meditation and visualization. Learn to cultivate a calm mind, and confidence, develop coordination, strength and flexibility, and connect with your baby in preparation for the birthing process with ease and joy. The classes provide an opportunity to develop greater vitality and awareness of your body that is a home for two, as well as to deepen your relationship with your baby.
Private Yoga: Private sessions for Adults and Kids are offered to those students who wish to start or deepen their practice, students who wish to work one-on-one, have individual needs that require personal attention, or regular class times donít fit into their schedule.
Thai Yoga: Is an ancient and sacred healing art with deep roots in yogic and Buddhist practices. As a uniquely diverse and powerful healing modality it provides a deeply rejuvenating and transformational experience both or the recipient and the practitioner. Various yoga and meditation techniques make Thai Yoga a graceful and holistic form of applies hands on therapy that emphasizes alignment principles, mindful presence, safety, individual needs, and balance of the human energy body. It is done on futon mat with the client dressed in comfortable clothing that allows full movement of the entire body leaving the student completely recharged, balanced and inspired.
Kids Yoga: When children do yoga, they integrate and restore the whole mind-body system. They override the stress response. They become clear for learning and develop both mental and physical focus, strength, balance and flexibility. The sessions are filled with yoga poses, breathing exercises, games and time-in (relaxation and recharge). Postures integrate, sooth and energize the body and mind by releasing tension, activating coordination and awareness and stimulating circulation. Breathing exercises calm and balance the nervous system to increase well-being and intellectual receptivity. Games that are fun explore physical challenges in a non-competitive way enhancing fitness, skills, teamwork and creative thinking. Time-in gives children the opportunity to create deeper connection with their inner being, integrate and process there learning.
Yoga practice is beneficial with consistent practice and integration. Each level of yoga practice is designed to deepen your understanding and experience of self and yoga.
Do you have the patience to wait till your mud settles and the water is clear?
Can you remain unmoving till the right action arises by itself?
Tao Te Ching