Class Descriptions

Yoga for Functional Living (Level 1)

In this beginner level class, students will release tight areas of the body through stretches and myofascial release techniques for greater ease in daily living, and work with poses that help restore stability and function.

Mind Body Fitness

This 1 hour class includes movements for strength, stamina, and flexibility, along with mindfulness and awareness techniques for a total mind/body workout.  Leave feeling stronger, more alert and calm.  This class is appropriate if you have had some exercise background.

Yoga for Strength (Level 2)

Tap into your strength with this energizing yoga class. Using the pulse of the music, along with weighted balls, resistance bands, and your own body weight, you will build a strong body, mind, and spirit.

Beginner/Intermediate Yoga (Level 1/2)

This class level is for students who have foundational knowledge and experience from Level 1 classes. These classes focus on refining basic standing postures and breathwork. With an emphasis on building strength and endurance, the pace of these classes may be quicker with less queuing and shorter rest times in between postures. Depending on the style of the teacher, some chanting, philosophy and meditation may be included.

Tai Chi for Health

This class combines gentle mindful movement (consider a moving meditation) designed by the Arthritis Foundation.  Appropriate for all levels, but is great for someone new to tai-chi.  Chairs used in this class.

Restorative Yoga

Restorative yoga is a slow paced class suitable for all levels. We use a variety of props to support the body through a gentle asana sequence. Each pose is held for an extended period of time, which allows the muscles to achieve a deep relaxation. A restorative class is a wonderful compliment for individuals with a rigorous physical practice. This class is also suitable for those looking for a chance to slow down, meditate and relax the mind, body and spirit.

Move-Flow Breathe

This class is designed to get you out of your head and into your body. Join us as we move from the inside out. Liberate your spirit and cultivate your creativity. Class will begin with a warm-up in which we will sharpen our sense of body alignment as we work on flexibility, strength, coordination and grace. We will explore our individual movement motifs and dance choreographed phrases. We conclude with an ending circle. This class is open to all levels of experience.

 

Beginner Yoga (Level 1)

This class level is aimed toward new students or those wishing to focus on the foundational aspects of their practice. Sequences include basic standing postures and basic breath work. Teachers will offer guidance on how to use props such as blankets, bolsters, blocks, and straps to assist in finding and feeling proper alignment. Expect these classes to be guided at a slower pace with more detailed queuing and rest time between postures.

Yoga for Functional Fitness (Level 1)

This class is a therapeutic approach to restoring your body back to the way it was designed to move in the performance of everyday tasks – fluidly – without undue fatigue or pain. This class will incorporate fascial release techniques, “functional” versions of traditional yoga poses, and concepts from the fitness world.

Mindful Flow

This class offers a continuous flow of postures at a mindful pace. Students will build strength in their practice while moving intentionally with their breath and quieting the mind.

Sunday Yoga

All levels class that varies in style based on the specific instructor.

Glow Yoga

This class is held on the first Friday of the month at 7:00 pm. Ideal for ages 12 and up Featuring electronic dance music from current artists. This class focuses on letting go and having fun. The use of glow sticks, glow paint, and strobe lights create an energizing feel good atmosphere that is a space for judgement free self expression. Followed by time to socialize with pizza and refreshments.

 

Candlelit Community All Levels Flow

This class is a quicker paced flow class with some periods of rest/meditation. Variations of poses are offered to suit individual level. More advanced poses are often explored. Mild focus on alignment with a Vinyasa vibe. Fun and quirky music selection varies by class.

Mommy & Me Yoga

This 50 minute class strives to meet the needs of caregivers and their young children. This class is best suited for infants to age three. This class consists of 30 minutes of yoga poses and interactive instruction followed by  free play and socialization. Coffee and tea is offered for parents after the instruction portion of the class. Babies can be worn in a carrier during parts of the class. Toys and props are provided to keep children engaged.

Family Yoga

A family centered yoga class, incorporating traditional yoga poses, introduction to mindfulness, and fun team building style games. This hour long class is perfect for families with kids of all ages who would like to spend time together while exploring yoga concepts. Bring mom, dad, siblings, and even grandparents!

Rise and Flow/Rise and Shine

Join us for an early morning class to start your day off right. This practice is designed to invigorate the mind and body and is appropriate for all levels. Coffee and Tea are offered after class

Level 2-3 

More rigorous flow style class for those looking for a more challenging experience. More advanced poses are often explored while still focusing on safe practices.

2 Responses to Class Descriptions

  1. Carrie Connor says:

    Hi I am very interested in the tween/teen glow yoga as a birthday party for my daughter and her friends. She will be 13. Is this something you do?

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