Learn more about Yoga
Yoga is an ancient practice which today is as popular as ever! Yoga involves a combination of movement and breathing to create a sense of calm and relaxation while improving fitness and flexibility. Yoga is suitable for men and women. You can start at six weeks old or aged 88 it doesn’t matter!
This class is designed for those seeking either a gentle practice or for beginners.
This is a class designed to gently stretch the body. Likely to be suitable for anyone with a non-acute knee or back injury seeking to build their flexibility and strength in a gentle way.
This is a vigorous type of yoga undertaken in a studio heated to +30 degrees Celsius. The practice is generally either a strong flow of yoga poses/asanas, or poses/asanas held for several breaths, designed to create heat within the body. The reported benefits include weight loss, relaxation of muscles, increased flexibility and improved sleep. This type of yoga is not recommended for people with blood conditions or heat intolerance.
This is a flowing style of yoga undertaken in a studio heated to 24 – 28 degrees Celsius. The practice enables students to enjoy some of the benefits of hot yoga such as increased metabolism, muscle length and flexibility without the intensity of a hot environment.
Restorative Yin Yoga
Yin yoga is a slow-paced style of yoga with poses that are held for longer periods of time from two to five minutes. Yin yoga poses apply moderate stress to the tendons, fascia, and ligaments in the body to create the benefits of increased circulation in the joints and improved flexibility. A more meditative approach to yoga, yin aims to slow the mind down.
This is gentle hatha yoga designed for mums to be. The practice is focused on preparation for the birth, breathing, visualisation and relaxation. This class is also a way for expectant moms to meet new mom friends!
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This is a 90 minutes Dharma Class with live music. Dharma Yoga includes Pranayama, Asana and a Short Yoga Nidra (deep meditation)
This is an Open Mixed Level Dharma Yoga Practice. We welcome new students, as well as those with a regular practice.
It is mostly asana (Yoga Postures), and includes subtle breathing practices to calm the mind (Pranayama) and a short final meditation.
VInyasa is the Sanskrit Word for “flow” and these classes are known for their fluid, movement-intensive practices. Sandstone Yoga Flow classes flow smoothly, transitioning from pose to pose, with intensity building at a pace suitable for all students. This class is particularly suitable for students who dislike predictability and routine and want to build their physical capabilities.
Ashtanga is a vigorous system of yoga developed by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. A set of increasingly challenging poses link the breath with dynamic movement. It builds strength and flexibility in the body as well as a meditative and calm focus in the mind. Ashtanga classes in a studio environment are best delivered over 75 minutes.
Gokul Yoga is a traditional system of Hatha Yoga as taught by Mahayogi Jani Jantinen. The class includes a Vinyasa style Asana, Pranayama, Meditation, Philosophy, Chanting & Mantra.
Hatha yoga is the combination of energizing and dynamic yoga postures (representated by the sun) with relaxing and meditative yoga postures (represented by the moon) which results in body balance. The body derives maximum benefit from this combination and clams down body, mind and spirit prepares it for meditation.
The term Vinyasa in sanskrit means “to place in a certain way”. Vinyasa yoga refers to set of different poses performed in a particular sequence. Vinyasa is a style of yoga that coordinates flow of breath and body movements from one posture to another.
Forrest Yoga is renowned as an intensely physical and internally focused practice that emphasizes how to carry a transformative experience off the mat and into daily life. The practice challenges students to access their whole being and to use Forrest Yoga as a path to finding and then cleansing the emotional and mental blocks that dictate and limit their lives. Students cultivate an acute awareness of their own practice and life process, creating a unique and powerful opportunity for them to make practical life decisions based on their own experiences.
Forrest Yoga does not require strength or flexibility; it only requires a willingness to learn how to feel authentically and respond honestly. The practice is founded on four pillars — Breath, Strength, Integrity and Spirit.