We divide classes by style of yoga and level of difficulty. Try different teachers and discover what works best for you.
For the ambitious, seeking maximum strengthening & flexibility of the mind and the body by moving through a smooth sequence of poses. Armbalances and inversions can be expected in classes such as these. Intense deep breathing and utmost concentration of movement and your body. Deep relaxation at the end as well. You'll leave sweaty, centered, and energized.
Well-balanced, even & steady-paced, in modern yoga times, the most popular exercise intensity. Poses follow each other in a continuous sequence, often used with a dynamic transition pulled from the traditional sun salutation, called vinyasa. Strengthens the core of the body, holding the poses challenges large muscle groups. You will leave refreshed, stretched and strengthened.
These styles correspond to classical hatha yoga, aimed at the acquisition of joint flexibility and muscle stretching. The classes focus on concentration and a long, but comfortable stay in poses. There’s time for the involvement of internal muscles and improvement of proper techniques. You'll leave the class feeling rested and relaxed.
Ancestral. The forerunner of all postural yoga (focused on the form of the body), from medieval India. Modern forms tend to be gentle. The essence of yoga is to learn to perceive even the most subtle vibration and energy and work with them. But to be able to direct our mind inside and perceive the energy you need to cleanse your physical body, clear the channels and get rid of the different blocks that we have created through our lifestyle. Cleaning the body will lead to a general release – even on the psychical level.
Precise and popular. Focuses on alignment and holding poses. Method of physical and breathing exercises developed by B.K.S. Iyengar from traditional yoga teachings and for decades considered the most complete and the most consistent concept of the yoga exercise. Uses blocks, straps, and blankets to improve positioning and avoid injury. Instructors are studying for at least two years to achieve the certificate (vs. a minimum of just weeks required to be certified in other yoga styles). Especially suitable for beginners and for gymnasts, who for various reasons are unable to dominate the technique of Yoga without help.
Ashtanga on steroids. It has many variations. Power yoga is a newer, adapted style and quite often, people confuse it with classical yoga. It is a dynamic style of yoga that can be looked at as an easier version of ashtanga. For power yoga more than other styles, it depends on the teacher. Power yoga is often taught by people who only have extended their scope from aerobics and pilates and do not have the knowledge of classical yoga. All our teachers, however, do have the yoga background and power yoga is a good exercise for all who need more movement and dynamic for their practice.
Less is more. Correct movement starts from the correct setting of supports, when this is achieved, the spine may release. Therapeutic Yoga will help you sense the problems and prevent them, it will help you to create optimum conditions needed in the body to prevent psychosomatic diseases and allow self-healing. It focuses on the breath and its alignment with the movement, it is suitable even for beginners, and benefits such things as backache and hip pain. Lessons are dedicated to the specific needs of individuals.
The basis is to find the correct posture based on kinesiology, this attention to detail is principle in all asanas. During classes you can expect spinal exercises, various types of compensatory exercises and longer holds in individual poses with an emphasis on precision. Shorter more dynamic passages might be included. Classes are suitable for beginners who think they do not have sufficient flexibility or experience.
Vinyasa (flow) brings together various sequence of yoga postures that strengthen and stretch, tighten and release, relax and revitalize. It is a dynamic form of hatha yoga based on a wilfull linking of breath to movement. It cultivates the inner and outer strength, works with energy and attention, expands the vitality and supports the natural intelligence of the body in a fluid motion following the breath. At the same time it leaves room for spontaneous, intuitive movement.