Class Descriptions & Registered Classes

 

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Regularly scheduled community classes are open to drop ins.

Scroll down to bottom of page for info and registration;

“Intro to Yoga”

Follow this symbol * for classes recommended for newbies and beginners to yoga

General guidelines for studio practice:

Each of our classes are generally taught “from the ground up”, allowing for the most gentle approach first and building on it from there. We design the studio schedule with the daily practitioner in mind, giving options for different styles of practice on each day to support you on your journey.

ALL of our regularly scheduled classes ARE OPEN TO DROP INS.

UBER Gentle is very slow moving and very gentle, Gentle is very gentle, Practical is the next step up with some more challenges along the way, Practical 2Flow and Practically Deep offer more of an edge for those looking for it and Power Flow is a very strong practices based on Sun Salutations. Restorative is simply that…

*Gentle Yoga: Very suitable for beginners and beyond. A very gentle, fairly traditional class featuring elements of Hatha yoga (breath, postures, relaxation) tailored to your needs. Great for seniors.

*Yoga Basics: A very suitable class for beginners and beyond. Just a little step up from Gentle Yoga with more focus on building in postural work, balance and gentle strength building.

*(UBER) Gentle Yoga: Very gentle and restorative in nature, this very slow moving class is focused on subtle movement, joint mobility and breath work for decompressing the nervous system. Suitable for all levels of practice, a particularly easy class for new practitioners, those healing from illness or injury or just in need of some super gentle movement.

*Restorative Yoga: Suitable for beginners and beyond. Only a few postures per class. Calm your nervous system, de-stress, decompress. Restorative for mind, body & spirit.

* Supported (Chair Yoga): This class modifies basic postures in a gentle & practical class while supported by the assistance of walls and chairs. Focusing on practical applications of stretch, strength building and postural stability, this is a great class for beginners, dealing with injuries, health or mobility concerns and the seasoned practitioner looking to shift their practice.

Practical Yoga:  Accessible for most levels of experience. Focus is on postures (asana), breath technique (pranayam), relaxation and the personal experience of yoga practice. A great class for taking an already existing practice deeper. More challenging than Gentle yoga, but not as fast flowing as Power yoga.

Practical 2:  Accessible for most levels of experience. A great challenge for those with more experience on their mat. An adaptation of our most popular studio class “Practical Yoga”, this one offers some more challenging postural work and deeper practices for the more experienced practitioner. Vinyasa inspired (breath inspired movement).

Practically Deep:  Accessible for most levels of experience.  This class is particularly suited to people who wish to increase strength, flexibility and focus. Particular attention is given to increasing flexibility of the hips, hamstrings and hip flexors – and to building strength in the core, lower and upper body. Yin inspired practice.

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Power : A fun fusion of our Power Vinyasa flow yoga classes. A strong class. We build up internal heat, strength and a little sweat. Focus is on strength and flexibility.

Prime Time Power: This NOT your typical yoga class! A functional strength training class geared to ALL who need more functional strength. This class focuses on isolation, mobilization and activation of key muscle groups and utilizing your body weight and resistance to get strong and stay strong. A great compliment to ANY movement program and an amazing way to up your game in your yoga practice.

Yang Yin: . Fusing gentle flow and yin postures, this is a well rounded class. Creates internal heat in the body, builds strength, increases flexibility while synchronizing breath work to fire up the entire practice. Infused with a sense of play! A medium intensity class.

yin & tonic: Find stillness and greater depth by holding poses longer in a yin sequence. A complex practice of long, passively held poses is deeply nourishing and has a myriad of benefits for any practitioner. Physically it enhances the natural range of motion in joints. Energetically yin enhances the flow of PRANA ( life force energy) in the tissues around the joints where energy often stagnates. Ultimately this style of practice supports organs, immune system and emotional well being.

See Registered Class info below…

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Intro to Yoga-Evening Edition

A 6 weeks Series Designed to guide you from the ground up!

Wednesdays, 7:30-8:30pm, April 15-May 20, 2020

***Complete your registration by Monday, April 6 and receive a BONUS! 40 day UNLIMITED access pass for all regularly scheduled classes.***applicable only for first time attendees

Brand new to yoga or wanting to refresh on some of the basics? This one’s for you! A progressive 6 week intro to yoga, working from the ground up. You’ll learn basic postural and breath work, how to modify for your own particular needs, and how to structure your practice to enhance your physical, psychological, and spiritual well being. Start where you are, with what you have, and do what you can!

Your investment: $108 +HST ($122.04)
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Register by PayPal or please reserve your place by sending e-mail to thetwistedfish@gmail.com
*If you miss a class in this registered session, you can make it up during the next one (April evening classes) or substitute for a class on our regular schedule. (Up to 2 classes only.)

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Deepening Your Personal Practice

with christie

Tuesdays 7:30pm- March 24- April 14

4 weeks series

With over 20 years experience on the mat as a yoga practitioner and teaching movement based studies christie will lead you through this educational and enlightening workshop series.

For the more experienced yogi or yogi newer to the practice wanting a deeper understanding of the finer details of the practice and how to begin to incorporate them into your own home or studio practice.

This series goes beyond basic asana, (physical postures) and takes you for an exploration of some of the deeper elements of yoga including an introduction to Pranayama ( breath and energetic work), Mudra (gestures) and Bandha (energetic locks).

Workshop classes will include a short lecture segment introducing the concepts and a conceptualized practice on your mat to pull it all together.

Please email the studio to reserve your space, registration is complete upon full payment.
Limited space available to keep class size intimate.

Your investment ; $ 100 + tax ($113)
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    * Private Classes with christie delahunt

Please email thetwistedfish@gmail.com to book your Private class or Thai Yoga Massage session.

New to yoga? Have specific needs due to pain, injury, or illness? Can’t make it to regularly-scheduled classes? Training for a sporting event and in need of some one-on-one? A private class may be the answer.

Private classes are a wonderful way to learn yoga under the guidance of an experienced teacher who can modify postures for your specific needs in a serene and private setting.

Yoga can be therapeutically helpful with health and wellness concerns. Programs designed for your situation can include postural work, guided relaxation and imagery, as well as therapeutic techniques for reducing pain and managing stress.

Available by appointment. $70 +HST ($79.10) per hour or pre-book 5 one-hour sessions for $325 +HST ($367.25). 

(Semi Private- Up to 3 people! Regular private rates apply plus $50 for each additional person)

Group or Corporate Sessions: $226 BASE RATE ($200 +HST), depending on location & other specifics.

Please email thetwistedfish@gmail.com to book your Private class or Thai Yoga Massage session.

Thai Yoga Massage

As a thai yoga massage practitioner, Christie will tailor your massage session to your needs. Thai Yoga massage is much like an assisted yoga practice. A fully clothed massage that caters to your individual needs. A great compliment to an existing yoga practice or a wonderfully relaxing full body treatment that can be incorporated into your therapeutic regime.

Available by appointment. $75 for a 1-hour massage, $105 for 1.5 hours, $125 for 2 hours (plus HST).

Please email thetwistedfish@gmail.com to book your Private class or Thai Yoga Massage session.

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