Village Yoga is an alignment based community focused traditional yoga studio dedicated to creating an accepting and encouraging yoga community providing a diverse offering of traditional yoga classes from beginner to advanced Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Yin, and more. Let us help you find your balance.
Vinyasa is a flowing, dynamic sequence of poses that involves synchronizing the breath with a continuous flow of postures. This style of yoga helps to increase muscle strength & flexibility as well as bring your mind to the present.
Yin is a gently practice focusing on stillness and relaxation. This practiced is good for iIncreasing circulation and flexibility, calming and balancing the mind and body, reducing stress and anxiety, and increased joint mobility.
Ashtanga involves synchronizing the breath with a progressive series of postures producing intense internal heat and a purifying sweat that detoxifies muscles and organs. The result is improved circulation, a light and strong body, and a calm mind.
UPCOMING WORKSHOPS & EVENTS
Kids Yoga - 6 Week Series Starting Oct 22ndYoga is, at its core, intentional movement. This can bring peace to your mind, strength to your body and also: it’s really fun! This 6 week course will be intended to safely strengthen young minds and bodies by building each week on poses learned and practicing how to be mindful during those movements. The first few minutes each day will be spent discussing a foundational concept, then the students will move through a warm up, a simple flow, a cool down. At the end of class we’ll play some yoga games! Each week, the instructor will send the students home with a little worksheet to do with their parents so that the learning can continue at home.Series is for children ages 8-12 years old.
6 Week Beginner Series Begins Oct 21
In this 6 week series, Andrew will introduce you to the basics of a yoga practice with modifications made as needed to accommodate your body’s needs. By the end of the series, you will be able to take your new yoga knowledge and begin a home practice, or venture out into the greater yoga community. Andrew strives to provide a safe environment for beginners to feel welcome; all that is required is that you show up ready to try something new, and smile. This series is appropriate for someone with little to no physical or athletic background. You are never too tight, too old, or too weak to begin.
Paint by Yoga Oct 26th
Pinspiration and Village Yoga have paired up to bring you a special event!
We’ll start with a mindful yoga class at our studio then head to our favorite DIY studio, Pinspiration. Here we will continue to hold our intention and discover how it shows up the creative process.
Participants will each mindfully paint a 12 x 12’ wood quote board. Various stencil quotes and symbols are available to use. As always, you can personalize your unique DIY creation at Pinspiration’s free embellishment bar. Ticket includes yoga class and art project.
Space is limited.
Intro to Essential Oils with Dr. Marchman Nov 16th
With things like cancer, infertility, and other health challenges on the rise, there is no time like the present to kick all those nasty harmful chemicals in your everyday products to the curb 👊
It is time to give your body what it deserves: clean products that support rather than hurt your body.
Join us to get a better idea of what is lurking in your cabinets and learn how easy it is to save money AND take care of your body at the same time! 🙌
Invite your mom or bestie to join in on this fun informative class taught by Dr. Kristin Marchman.
Beginner Series Level 2 Oct 16th
In this series, we will dive further into our asana (posture) practice, learning more poses and their benefits, continuing to focus on alignment and build strength and flexibility as well as begin to work more on pranayama (breath), provide an introduction to modern meditation, and more!
The Beginner Series Level 2 is designed for students who have completed our Beginner Series as well as yogis looking to deepen their knowledge and skill of yoga.
$150 for 6 week series
Meets 10/16/ – 11/27 (skip Thanksgiving week) from 11:00 – 12:15p
Chill Yin and Sound Healing Nov 10th
Nurture your body, mind, and soul with sound, breath, and gentle movement in this class led by Village Yoga’s Karen Ziemkowski and accompanied by Sound Healer Dana Rogers. This class combines long holds with the support of props and the healing, resonant sounds of the singing bowls. As the days grow shorter and the nights grow longer, allow yourself to go inward and make space as you experience this unique meditation in (slow) motion and deep sensation in the physical body. Following class, Dana will be available for questions and will discuss sound therapy basics to expand the understanding of this art and science!
Intro to Ashtanga with Julie Stewart Nov 17th
Ashtanga Yoga’s Vinyasa system is a form of Hatha Yoga. Developed and popularized by Sri K Pattabhi Jois. Ashtanga Yoga’s Vinyasa system is sequences of postures that vary in difficulty and benefit. The flow between each posture is an integral part of the practice.
This workshop is an introduction to Ashtanga Yoga. It is open to all levels of experience.
The building blocks of Ashtanga Yoga will be explored through the understanding of the movement of breath, body & gaze. There will be an abbreviated sequence from the Primary Series. The class will end with a guided relaxation.
After attending this workshop you will feel more comfortable to join the Ashtanga classes offered weekly at Village Yoga.
Registration is $40/student
Guided Meditation Date TBD
Meditation is defined as “a practice where an individual uses a technique, such as focusing their mind on a particular object, thought or activity, to achieve a mentally clear and emotionally calm state.” Join Kember for a workshop on how to begin a meditation practice in a modern world with a modern schedule. You will be introduced to, and experience, different meditation modalities and will be left with a guide to continue and grow this ancient practice in your daily life.
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