Class Descriptions

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Regularly scheduled community classes are open to drop ins.

Scroll down for info on registered class sessions.

Registered classes are not open to drop ins.

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

*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.

*(Practically) Gentle Yoga: 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 focussed 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.

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

*NEW! Seniors Stretch: This class has been designed for our active seniors (65+) in need of strength and flexibility conditioning. A gentle approach to yoga incorporating functional movement principles to help build strength, maintain flexibility and improve balance.

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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Free Flow Yoga with Singing Bowls: A fun fusion of our Practical and Vinyasa flow yoga classes. A moderately paced class accessible for most levels of experience. We build up internal heat, strength and a little sweat, then slow it down with yin inspired postures to enhance flexibility and relaxation. The meditative sounds of Tibetan singing bowls guide you into restorative savasana.

Vinyasa Powerflow Yoga: . A Vinyasa-inspired (breath-synchronized movement) 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! Some previous yoga experience is recommended. A high-intensity class.

NEW! yin yoga: 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.

*‘Babes in Bellies’ Prenatal Yoga: Take time to connect with your baby and to take care of yourself. A safe progression of gentle yoga postures. Build strength and heighten awareness. Get relief from some pregnancy-related discomforts. Learn breathing and relaxation techniques that will help you unwind and calmly prepare for labour and delivery. Taught by Jill Finbow.

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Registered classes: Registered classes are back!

For Intro to Yoga and Moms n Babes Postnatal Yoga you may substitute up to 2 classes in your registered session for the next session or for any of our regularly scheduled classes.

Kids yoga classes are always open to drop-ins but must have a minimum of 7 registrants to run the monthly workshop style class.

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Christie teaching one of our first community classes at our beautiful new location 23 Market St. 2015

Intro to Yoga

September 20-October 25, 2017

A 6 week registered class,Wednesday nights, 6-7:15pm

If you are NEW to yoga and not sure where to begin go back to the basics!

Brand new to yoga or wanting to refresh on some of the basics? This one’s for you!  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!

Taught by the teachers of the twisted fish

Your investment: $110.20 ($97.50 +HST)
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Reserve your place by sending e-mail to thetwistedfish AT gmail.com 

If you miss a class in this registered session, you can make it up during the next one or substitute for a class on our regular schedule. (Up to 2 classes only.)

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Moms n’ Babes Postnatal Yoga with Jill Finbow

September 21-October 26,Thursdays at 11am

These classes include 45 minutes of yoga followed by a 30 minute Mom-to-Mom chat (while babies play!). We will move through a safe progression of gentle yoga postures to restore pelvic floor and abdominal strength and to release shoulder tension from cuddling your little one. We will encourage healthy development of your baby through movement and music. We will strengthen our connection as mothers and support each other as we face the challenges and celebrate the joys of parenting.

Open to registrations(save some $ and some time!)

*Please note that this class is best suited for pre-movers, and babies must be at least 6 weeks old to register*

 To register, please contact Jill by emailing mrsj.finbow@yahoo.ca
(please state your name, along with the name of your baby and the age that your baby will be at the first class)

Your investment: $65 + HST ($73.45)
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Drop in cost  $20 (Drop in payment option available in studio only)

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yOgA for KiDs with Sarah (Ages 4-12)

Last Friday of every month! 5:30-7:30pm

Yoga for children helps to boost confidence, build body awareness, strengthen focus and gain acceptance of self and others. In this 2 hour workshop we will learn all elements of yoga through games, partner dynamics, crafts, stories, music and more. Kids will learn how to use breath as a tool for centering as well as explore other basic meditation techniques and restorative yoga. Expect laughter, movement and fun mixed with peace, calm and relaxation.

*Must be a minimum of 7 children registered for classes to run.

Please email the studio to reserve your child’s/children’s space(s). Registration is complete upon full payment. The studio accepts cash, cheque and most major credit cards as well as the PayPal option below.. E transfer is available upon request

Sept.29, Oct. 27, Nov.24, Dec.29

Your investment: $25 +HST ($28.25)
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15 % discount for more than 1 child enrolled.

2 children: $48.05 ( $42.50)
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    * Private Classes with christie delahunt

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.

NEW! Lower rates to keep things accessible and affordable for you!

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

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

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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).

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