Welcome back to Yess Yoga but this time in our new studio! We are now offering in person and online classes via Zoom. Once you pre-register for a class, you will receive an email detailing our mask policy for that specific class or get the zoom code if you are taking our virtual class. Check out our schedule to find the “online” or “studio” class options.
For online classes, you can get into class using Zoom codes. Please enter your full name for easy check-in.
Vinyasa is defined as “to move in a special way”, we try to take that definition to heart each time and bring a group of students together by moving through unique sequences. A vinyasa class can be big flowing movement on each breath or slower movements to explore depth
No class is ever the same as the students in the room are never the same. Our main focus for each class are safe alignment and encouraging each student to explore their personal yoga practice. We are thrilled to host amazing yoga classes at Yess Yoga.
This practice goes deep into our bodies and concerns itself with connective tissue, joint health, and the immune system. Yin is great for those who have stress or anxiety, want to increase flexibility, or desire time and space to drop into meditation. It is the practice of going inward into stillness and quietness to see what lies beyond muscle engagement and the busy chatter of the mind. Yin draws from traditional Chinese medicine in its approach to movement and energy, and it involves longer holds of 1-10 minutes. We use props—blankets, bolsters, and blocks—so you can be supported as you release tension. This practice is open to all people.
The best way to describe restorative yoga is sophisticated nap time. This practice facilitates deep total body relaxation that encourages the natural healing processes that happens automatically when you move into deep rest. A restorative yoga sequence typically involves anywhere from three to six poses, supported by props that allow you to completely relax and rest, and the poses are held anywhere from 5 to 20 minutes. Restorative poses include light twists, seated forward folds, gentle backbends and supported inversions.
Sometimes it feels great to move, sweat and breathe, but a mellower vibe is in order. This vinyasa class takes things down a notch, bringing attention to transitions and creating space for final relaxation. Movements in this class will generally reduce the amount of time spent bearing weight on shoulders. Don’t be surprised, though, if the work feels harder at a slower pace. Build body awareness and enjoy a class that provides both ample time to explore the fit of postures and movement at a more meditative pace.
Oftentimes even when we sleep, we don’t get good rest. Our subconscious is still busy at work and we don’t fully allow ourselves to release. Just 15 minutes of deep relaxation is equivalent to 3 hours of sleep. Yoga Nidra is a practice of deep relaxation that brings one into the restful place between the waking state and the sleeping state. Utilizing intention setting, breath awareness, body sensing, and visualization we work through our five koshas (sheaths or layers of the body) to a place of calm. When our lives contain tension, anxiety, worry and fear, this practice operates as an anchor to connect one with their true nature.
The goal of Curvy Yoga is to provide a safe and accessible place for people of all shapes, sizes and abilities to practice yoga in a body positive and supported environment. Using creativity, props, and mindful sequencing to meet students’ unique needs, our intention is to welcome everybody to explore the practice of yoga.