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Classes

The yoga classes at Bhava support, motivate and celebrate students to live life fully and completely.  Our highly skilled and approachable teachers guide students with great care, personal attention, and the quiet joy that comes from doing what they love. We offer alignment based and vinyasa flow classes, and welcome students at any level, from beginner to advanced.  So come, get a workout, tap into newfound energy, dissolve a nagging pain, take your practice to the next level, open your heart, find peace and equanimity – all in the support of a warm and inviting community.

Ongoing Class Schedule

Ongoing Classes

Yoga Hour

An hour of play and practice; a fun, active, mixed-level flow class. Beginners welcomed. $8 cash/$10 cc; students $6/$8 cc.

All Levels

An ongoing exploration into the practice of yoga.  Ideal for the student newer to yoga and for continuing yoga students.

Slow Flow

An ongoing exploration into the practice of yoga. This slow-paced class is guided with some emphasis on alignment and will have a sweet balance of strength and restoration.

Intermediate

The foundation created in the All Levels class is expanded upon in a wide variety of poses. Ideal for the experienced yoga student.

Yin Yoga

Yin yoga is a slow-paced, yet often intense, style of yoga with poses held for a longer period of time. This meditative practice complements more active practices by targeting the connective tissues (joints, ligaments, fascia) and improving the flow of subtle energy.

Restorative

Bring balance to the body by relaxing and revitalizing in Restorative poses – all guided by the breath. Calm your mind and renew your body with this beautiful healing practice.

Gentle Yoga

Appropriate for all levels including beginners. This gentle class will guide the student into how to modify postures and use props to support a healthy and safe practice. Calm your mind and heal your body.

Yoga for Breast Cancer Survivors

These all levels yoga classes are designed specifically for those who have been diagnosed and treated for breast cancer. The focus is on stretching and strengthening with special attention to areas affected by treatment for breast cancer. Classes are taught by Darcy Cooke, physician assistant in breast cancer care and certified yoga instructor.

Advanced Practice

Explore the outer limits of your asana practice in a fun, supportive, and inspiring environment. Students must be able to kick up into handstand at the wall, and press up into a full backbend with straight arms on their own.

Wisdom Warriors

A class designed for dedicated and experienced practitioners who are adept at yoga and who are over 50. It is intended to help experienced yogis keep their practice strong and vital. A full range of poses as well as advanced poses are practiced. The class is physically and spiritually inspiring, has a strong therapeutic focus, and aims to foster community among our 50+ yogis.

SERIES CLASSES

Yoga Fundamentals Level 1

Have you been wanting to start yoga but haven’t been able to find a class basic enough for you? This class will introduce you to beginning alignment and yoga postures, all at a pace that will allow you to safely build your practice with ease and much benefit. Join the supportive, warm community at Bhava Yoga Studio and be guided by a highly trained yoga teacher. While this class is gentle in its approach, it will also explore the fundamentals of strength-building. Students are welcomed and encouraged to repeat the fundamentals series classes 1 and 2 until they feel confident enough to explore other class offerings. The class meets for 6-week sessions, Mondays (5:45 pm) or Tuesdays (5:30 pm). Please pre-register.

Yoga Fundamental Level 2

Level 2 Fundamentals will continue to build on the basics learned from Level 1 Fundamentals. The student’s understanding of alignment of safe and strong postures will deepen. Students new to the practice of yoga and more experienced students that are interested in understanding alignment more clearly are good candidates for this series. Students are welcomed and encouraged to repeat the fundamentals series classes 1 and 2 until they feel confident enough to explore other class offerings. The class meets for 6-week sessions, Mondays (5:45 pm) or Tuesdays (5:30 pm). Please pre-register

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Yoga for Strength

This 6 week series with Marisol will give you the tools to experience a noticeable change in your physical strength and mental focus. Yoga for Strength is about cultivating a calm and balanced mind through a precise practice that strengthens key muscle groups. By developing a strong body and mind, your practice will become safer allowing you to access more poses. The class meets every other 6 weeks on Wednesdays 5:45 – 7pm. Please pre-register.

Kids Yoga

In kids yoga classes children experience grounding, strengthening and calming in an atmosphere that is engaging and fun. By the end of the class your child will feel grounded, centered and connected to self, to others and to the wonders of nature. Classes are taught by Linda Brody, who also teaches 1st-3rd grades and children’s and family yoga classes at Little Earth School in Santa Fe, where she has taught since 1993. Linda holds a 95-hour Yoga Alliance-recognized specialty certification in Children’s Yoga and a 50-hour certification in Therapeutic Yoga for Children from Global Family Yoga™ and has completed training for teaching yoga to toddlers. Class size is limited to 9; pre-registration is strongly recommended. (Note: There is a drop-in adult class that runs simultaneously with the kid’s class; get your yoga on too!)

PRIVATE YOGA SESSIONS

Individualized instruction as an introduction to yoga, for advancing in a personal practice or for addressing therapeutic needs. Semi-private and private classes are also available.

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Yoga Etiquette

  • Check in at the desk before going into the classroom.
  • Arrive in time to be on your mat prior to class start time.  If you arrive after the start of the class, wait until the centering or chant is over before going into the classroom.
  • Wear clothes in which you can comfortably move.
  • Yoga is done in the bare feet.
  • Please be free of all fragrances.
  • Turn off cell phones and pagers during class time.
  • Take valuables into the studio with you.
  • Yoga mats are provided for new students only. Continuing students are to have their own yoga mat.  Mats are available for purchase at the studio.

Rates

INTRODUCTORY SPECIAL

5 Classes for $25 $25 expires in 30 days

ONGOING CLASSES

60 Minute Classes
90 Minute Classes
$8 cash/$10 cc | students* $6/$8 cc
$16 | $12 students*
Annual Membership/Unlimited Classes $120/monthly
10 Classes good for 1 year $140
5 Classes good for 1 year $75
65+ Seniors 10% discount
*Students must be full-time with valid ID

6-WEEK SERIES CLASSES

Therapeutic Series
All Other Series
$85
$80

PRIVATE INSTRUCTION

$85/hour with all Bhava Instructors

Refund Policy

Ongoing Class Packages

Ongoing class packages are non–refundable, but are transferable. You can bring a friend to class and we’ll swipe your card twice!

Series Classes

Series classes are non-refundable.  Missed classes can be made up in any other class, but must be made up prior to the end of the series for which you are enrolled. Series classes are non-transferable.

Annual Memberships

Annual memberships are non–refundable and non-transferable. Opt out after first year with two weeks notice prior to next withdrawal. No notice will result in a charge of the regular drop in rate for classes taken since last withdrawal.

Private Sessions and Workshops

24 hr. cancellation policy is in place less a 15% admin fee.

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