All our classes are open to all levels, as teachers will provide modifications to poses to cater for different levels of experience. If you have any questions about the classes or the different styles of our teachers please don't hesitate to give us a call. These are adult classes - open to 18 years+). If you are interested in kids yoga please check out our courses which are tailored specifically to children.
Hatha / Sun Hatha / Moon Hatha
Hatha yoga is the practice of asanas (yoga postures) and pranayama (breathing exercises) which help bring peace to the mind and body. These steady hatha classes are led at a comfortable and mindful pace with focus on alignment and breath awareness.
Sun Hatha and Moon Hatha are traditional Tantric Hatha practices. The Moon class will focus on forward folds and twists and be grounding and centring. The Sun Hatha classes are more dynamic than Moon Hatha with asanas that energise and sensitise, focussing on chest opening and inhalation breath.
Hatha - Beginners Drop in Series
This is a series of classes that will run through January - March especially aimed at those who are new to yoga and anyone coming back to their practice, though everyone is welcome to come along. They are drop-in classes (as opposed to a structured course, which we also offer) so you can come along to any or all of the classes as you wish. The practice will be gentle and mindful with time taken for instruction and demonstration as needed.
Note: Beginners are welcome at any of our classes on the timetable, teachers will give modifications for all levels. The presence of a beginners class in no way means you could not come to others but Beginners Hatha classes are a great place to start. :)
These classes begin gently then move into more dynamic flow sequences with a focus on freeing and harmonizing energetic channels in the body. They may include breath techniques (pranayama) and are aimed at balancing the feminine/yin and masculine/yang aspects within us. Wednesday’s class incorporates Chinese Meridian theory, each week the class is based around one of the Chinese Elements - Fire, Water, Metal, Earth, Wood.
Kundalini Yoga (as taught by Yogi Bhajan) is known as the yoga of awareness. It uses postures, sound (mantra), breath, and meditation to heal your mind and body, as well as boosting glandular health. It is a very powerful practice, that gives you instant results, boosting the nervous and immune systems, improving strength and flexibility, and aiding productivity and mental focus. Coupled with beautiful music and deep relaxation, Kundalini Yoga is a blissful experience to get in touch with your inner self.
Slow Flow & Meditation
This practice is a beautiful combination of 30 minutes of slow Hatha flow, 15 mins of gentle yin style floor-based postures and 15 mins of meditation/yoga nidra. After a busy day this is a wonderful way to shrug it off and prepare yourself for a more relaxing end to your evening and a peaceful night's rest.
A slow-paced style of yoga with more passive floor-based poses that are held for longer periods of time; about five minutes or more. The practice targets the connective tissues, such as the ligaments, bones, and even the joints of the body; primarily working the lower part of the body-the hips, pelvis, inner thighs and lower spine. Yin is a great complement to the more dynamic/yang styles of yoga.
A beautifully nurturing class which starts with a gentle asana practice followed by 30-40 minute guided relaxation. Nidra is also known as yogic sleep or sleep with awareness. It is an ancient practice intended to induce full-body relaxation and a deep meditative state of consciousness. Forty-five minutes of yoga nidra is thought to be as restorative as three hours of sleep! Watch the video below to find out more....
Restorative Yoga is a gentle, accessible and profound practice that aims to help you feel more centred in yourself and in your body; aligning the physical and mental by practising stillness or gentle movement for extended periods of time.
Time is spent establishing poses, utilising yoga props to ensure effective positioning and comfort. You will then spend some time in each position to experience the therapeutic effects.
Vinyasa is the synchronisation of breath and movement. This is a more flowing style of yoga, often including sun salutations. Vinyasa is designed to warm the body and build strength and flexibility. Some classes are stronger than others depending on the style of the teacher and the style of vinyasa being taught.
Yoga by Ashram
These are traditional classes yoga classes taught by Ashram Yoga trained teachers. Classes include Asana, pranayama and meditation or yoga Nidra. Yoga Ground classes passes are valid for these classes and all are welcome. It is a very good idea to book ahead to secure your spot for these classes.