An hour of play and practice; a fun, active, mixed-level flow class. Beginners welcomed. $8 cash/$10 cc; students $6/$8 cc.
An ongoing exploration into the practice of yoga. Ideal for the student newer to yoga and for continuing yoga students.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. This class is great for those experiencing aches and pains in the body, and back health will be addressed many times throughout the series. 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, Wednesdays (5:45 pm). Please pre-register. If you are experiencing moderate to severe pain, we recommend that you setup a private yoga session.
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
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.
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.
- 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.