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traditional yogaRecognizing that Hot Yoga is not for everyone, in addition to a comprehensive hot yoga program Yoga Public also offers a number of different styles and classes of traditional yoga. These classes will for the most part be smaller in size and are offered in our main floor boutique studios. The yoga styles offered include a complete Mysore and Ashtanga program, meditation, restorative, yoga on the wall and gentle yoga. All these classes are great for beginners as well as all levels of yogis.

 

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Traditional Styles of Yoga and Meditation

Recognizing that Hot Yoga is not for everyone, in addition to a comprehensive hot yoga program, Yoga Public offers a number of different styles and classes of traditional yoga. These classes will, for the most part, be smaller in size and are offered in our main floor regular temperature studios.


Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga

Students are guided through a portion of the Primary Series. Breath and postures are linked in a continuous flow or vinyasa, which helps develop internal heat and a purifying sweat. A particularly strong and demanding style of yoga, Ashtanga is great if you are looking to challenge your stamina, strength and flexibility.

-Level 1-2


Ashtanga Primary Series

Students are guided through the Full Primary Series. Breath and postures are linked in a continuous flow or vinyasa, which helps develop internal heat and a purifying sweat. A particularly strong and demanding style, Ashtanga is great if you are looking to challenge your stamina, strength and flexibility. It is recommended that students are familiar with Ashtanga Yoga and/or have an adventurous spirit to attend this class.

-Level 3


Mysore Practice

Arrive Mysore practice anytime between 6:00 and 10:15 am. An assisted self practice class in which students are taught the Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga sequence individually with hands-on adjustments and verbal instruction from the instructor. This class is appropriate for all levels of practitioner as you will be taught at precisely your own pace and ability.

-All levels

*For more info on the Mysore Program click here.


Yoga Nidra

Yoga nidra, or yogic sleep, is a guided meditation where the practitioner is led through levels of mental processes to achieve a state of conscious sleep, somewhere between deep sleep and wakefulness. Through yoga nidra we can restore, replenish and recover from our stresses, whether they are physical, mental or emotional, rejuvenating the mind and recharging the body. The entire practice is done in savasana (lying on your back). Absolute stillness is necessary so please wear comfortable and warm clothing.

-All Levels


Restorative Yoga

Restorative classes are an excellent way to balance out the stress of modern life. Students of every level can benefit from a calmer nervous system and the gradual deep opening this class provides. Bring recuperation to your organs, nervous system and consciousness. Long, supported holds soothe the mind and encourage an inward focus. Props can be used to enable a longer respite in the pose and allow for a deeper release. Pranayama breathing techniques may be used. Restorative postures bring a calming end to the day, week or weekend. All levels of students can benefit from this soothing, slow paced class.

-All Levels


Vinyasa Flow

The strength of Vinyasa-style yoga rests in its diversity. Principles of foundation, primary movement and alignment are woven into this moving practice, where fluid transitions and breath link postures in sequences designed to explore various principles or themes. At times, flow sequencing may be suspended to allow for more detailed anatomical exploration in order to deepen one's understanding within the practice.tice, for the ultimate in relaxation, restoration of body, and calmness of mind.

-Level 1-2


Vinyasa Flow 2-3

The Vinyasa Flow Level 2-3 is designed for those ready to explore more challenging poses including inversions, arm balancing and back-bending. Based on elements learned in Level 1-2, this class will focus on understanding how difficult poses can be executed in a safe and effective manner. Students should be familiar and comfortable with Vinyasa Flow Level 1-2 or flow classes before attending.

-Level 2-3


Yoga Fundamentals

Yoga fundamentals is just that - a yoga class that works from the ground up, teaching those basics in alignment, focus and breath that are fundamentally necessary for yoga asana and practice. This class is appropriate for beginners looking to understand what it is they need to do in a yoga class as well as those who have been practicing but are looking for a greater understanding of the underlying principles which can then be applied to move into more complex asana practice. This class will be flowing, active and challenging but will also allow time to stop and examine those actions and ask and answer questions.

-All Levels

Yin Yang Yoga 

Yin Yang is a gentle yoga class with beginner friendly movement to warm the body moving into passive postures held for longer periods of time to allow for deep opening in the connective tissue of the hips, pelvis and spine.

When you feel the need to recharge yourself this class will provide a soothing respite. It is also an excellent choice for students suffering from injuries, strains or illness and is pre-natal friendly. This class is held in our normal temperature studio.

- All levels