Classes

Yoga Classes

ALL OF OUR YOGA CLASSES ARE DESIGNED TO BE SUITABLE

FOR ALL LEVELS.

New Yogis, Learning Yogis, and Yogis who have been practicing for some time are all welcome to all classes, unless otherwise noted. 

Candlelight Yoga

INDULGE IN THE ULTIMATE YOGA EXPERIENCE COMBINING SOFT MUSIC AND CANDLELIGHT TO SOOTHE THE SOUL AS YOU SLOWLY GLIDE THROUGH VARIOUS YOGA POSTURES. EASE PHYSICAL, EMOTIONAL AND MENTAL TENSION MOVING TOWARD YOUR MOST PEACEFUL VERSION OF SELF. ALL LEVELS WELCOME.

Gentle Yoga

THIS IS A YOGA CLASS WHICH CONCENTRATES ON PHYSICAL HEALTH AND MENTAL WELL-BEING. HATHA YOGA USES BODILY POSTURES (ASANAS), BREATHING TECHNIQUES(PRANAYAMA), AND MEDITATION TECHNIQUES(DYANA) WITH THE GOAL OF BRINGING ABOUT A SOUND, HEALTHY BODY AND A CLEAR, PEACEFUL MIND.

THIS CLASS IS GREAT FOR BEGINNERS, THOSE LOOKING FOR STRESS-RELIEF AND RELAXATION, AND THOSE LOOKING FOR SPECIFIC SUPPORT WITH INJURIES.

Meditation Yoga

MEDITATION YOGA IS A GENTLE YOGA, MEDITATION & BREATH CLASS FOCUSING ON PRANAYAMA BREATHING, AND HOW THE RELATIONSHIP TO OUR BREATH HELPS AND TEACHES US TO CONTROL THE MOVEMENT OF OUR MINDS. THE MORE WE BECOME AWARE OF OUR BREATH, THE MORE WE ARE ABLE TO CALM THE MIND TO ACCESS AND EXPERIENCE THE BLISS OF OUR HEART AND SOUL THROUGH MEDITATION.

Slow Flow

ENJOY MINDFUL MOVEMENT WHILE FOCUSING ON THE BREATH IN THIS SLOW VINIYOGA STYLE CLASS. SLOW DOES NOT MEAN THAT YOU ARE NOT RECEIVING THE NUMEROUS BENEFITS OF YOUR YOGA PRACTICE; QUITE THE CONTRARY, IT MEANS THAT YOU ARE CONCENTRATING ON INTEGRATING THE MANY ELEMENTS OF YOGA, MAKING IT A MEDITATION/MINDFUL PRACTICE AND NOT JUST A WORKOUT. YOU WILL LEAVE THIS CLASS FEELING REFRESHED AND KNOWING THAT YOU PRACTICED AUTHENTIC YOGA.

Slow Flow & Restore

SUPPORT YOUR BODY WITH A SOOTHING, GENTLE PRACTICE THAT FOCUSES ON MOVING SLOWLY INTO BASIC YOGA POSTURES WHILE USING THE BREATH TO CREATE SPACE IN YOUR MIND + BODY. THIS CLASS IS SUITABLE FOR BEGINNERS, WITH LITTLE TO NO EXPERIENCE, OR ANYONE WHO DESIRE TO MOVE EASE-FULLY.AFTER A EVEN-PACED AND VERY MINDFUL MOVEMENT PRACTICE, WE TRANSITION INTO "ACTIVE REST," AND EVENTUALLY INTO MEDITATION.  YOU WILL LEAVE FEELING BALANCED, RESTORED, CALM, AND READY FOR THE REST OF THE DAY!

Trauma Recovery Yoga

THESE T.R.Y. (TRAUMA RECOVERY YOGA) CLASSES ARE OFFERED TO THOSE WHO HAVE EXPERIENCED TRAUMA AT ANY POINT IN THEIR LIFE.

THE T.R.Y. METHOD PROVIDES AN ALL-LEVEL “DO NO HARM” SCIENCE-BASED YOGA PRACTICE WITH FOUR KEY THEMES INCLUDING; EXPERIENCING THE MOMENT (PRESENCE), EXERCISING CHOICE (EMPOWERMENT), TAKING EFFECTIVE ACTION (RESILIENCE), AND CREATING INTERNAL RHYTHMS AND POSITIVE AFFIRMATIONS (MINDFULNESS). THIS METHOD OF PRACTICE EMPHASIZES AN INDIVIDUAL’S CHOICE TO EXPERIENCE YOGA AT THEIR OWN PACE AND COMFORT LEVEL.

THESE CLASSES ARE SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED TO REDUCE STRESS, INCREASE RESILIENCE, AND GIVE INDIVIDUALS THE PERSONAL TOOLS TO ASSIST IN SELF-REGULATION (I.E. GROUNDING, CENTERING, AND BREATH WORK)."

Yoga Flow/Vinyasa

A COMBINATION CLASS THAT INCLUDES LINKED POSTURES TOGETHER WITH THE BREATH. YOU'LL BUILD STRENGTH BY MOVING YOUR BODY TO ENHANCE FLEXIBILITY AND RANGE OF MOTION. THIS CLASS FOCUSES ON STAMINA, STRENGTH, AND FLEXIBILITY. ALL OF THESE ELEMENTS ARE BUILT TOGETHER TO LEAD YOU INTO A MIND-CLEARING SAVASANA MEDITATION.

Flow45

IF YOU HAVE AN HOUR FOR LUNCH, THIS IS THE PERFECT CLASS FOR YOU! OUR TEACHERS ARE EXCELLENT AT FITTING THE NEEDS OF ALL LEVELS OF STUDENTS IN THIS 45 MINUTE CLASS. LEARN HOW TO BREATHE AND MOVE SIMULTANEOUSLY WHICH WILL GIVE YOU THE REFRESHMENT, CLEAR MINDEDNESS, AND PHYSICAL STIMULATION THAT YOU NEED TO TAKE ON THE REST OF YOUR DAY!

Meditate and Restore

A CLASS SUITABLE TO ANYONE SEEKING A SOFTER, RELAXING PRACTICE GEARED TOWARD MEDITATION. THE CLASS WILL THEN TAKE ON A MORE RESTORATIVE NATURE, UTILIZING YOGA PROPS AND RESTORATIVE YOGA POSTURES TO FURTHER OPENING THE BODY IN A PASSIVE AND SOOTHING MANNER, WHILE BEING GUIDED THROUGH THE PRACTICE OF CALMING THE MIND AND SLOWING DOWN THE THOUGHTS FOR MORE CLARITY AND PEACE IN YOUR DAILY LIFE!

Restorative Yoga

RESTORATIVE YOGA IS A PASSIVE PRACTICE THAT RESTS THE BODY AND CALMS THE NERVOUS SYSTEM, MOVING ONE TOWARD A PEACEFUL STATE OF RELAXATION.

BENEFITS:

IMPROVES CIRCULATION AND DIGESTION, BOOSTS IMMUNE SYSTEM, REDUCES BLOOD PRESSURE, CHOLESTEROL LEVELS, ANXIETY, AND CHRONIC PAIN. THIS STYLE OF YOGA ALLOWS THE PRACTITIONER TO GAIN FLEXIBILITY OVER THE DURATION OF THE POSE, TARGET WHERE ONE MIGHT HOLD THEIR TENSION, AND MAKE THE TRANSITION TO A MORE MEDITATIVE PRACTICE. POSES ARE TRADITIONALLY HELD FOR LONGER PERIODS OF TIME WITH THE USE OF PROPS AND GUIDED VISUALIZATION IS USED TO ALLOW THE PRACTITIONER TO TRANSCEND TO A DEEPER LEVEL OF RELAXATION AND AN IMMENSE SENSE OF PEACE. THIS CLASS WONDERFUL FOR BEGINNERS, THOSE WITH INJURIES, AND IF YOU'RE JUST IN NEED OF SOME UNWINDING.

Sun Salutations

THIS CLASS FEATURES SUN SALUTATIONS THAT FLOW INTO OTHER STANDING AND BALANCING POSES. A GREAT START FOR YOUR DAY!

Yin Yoga

SUITABLE FOR ALL LEVELS. YIN YOGA INVITES YOU TO SLOW DOWN AND CREATE SPACE FOR STILLNESS WHILE NOURISHING JOINTS, LIGAMENTS, TENDONS AND FASCIA. YIN IS YOGA AT ITS COOLEST, DEEPEST, QUIETEST, STILLEST MOMENTS. THIS CLASS WILL HAVE YOU ON THE FLOOR MOST OF THE TIME, USING AS MANY PROPS NEEDED TO CREATE AS LITTLE EFFORT WHILE HOLDING POSES. POSES ARE HELD FOR 2-5 MINUTES ALLOWING JOINTS AND FASCIA TO RELEASE. THIS CLASS WILL ALSO COMPLEMENT YOUR OTHER PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES.

Yin/Yang Yoga

FOR A COMPLETELY INTEGRATED PRACTICE, THIS CLASS COMBINES A  COOLING ‘YIN’ ASPECT OF LONG-HELD "DEEP-TISSUE" POSES WITH STRONG, HEATING, ‘YANG’ VINYASA FLOW. YIN POSTURES ARE HELD LONGER (TYPICALLY UP TO 5 MINUTES) TO CULTIVATE A MEDITATIVE MINDSET AND DEEPER PHYSICAL OPENING, WHILE YANG SEQUENCING BRINGS US INTO A PLACE OF BALANCE AND STRENGTH.

Beginner's/Foundations Yoga

FOUNDATIONS YOGA CLASSES ARE WONDERFUL FOR BOTH THE TRUE BEGINNER AND THE EXPERIENCED STUDENT WHO WANTS A SIMPLE AND ACCESSIBLE PRACTICE. IN THIS CLASS, YOU WILL LEARN TO BUILD STRENGTH, MEDITATIVE FOCUS, CONFIDENCE, AND KNOWLEDGE OF YOGA IN A SAFE, SUPPORTIVE, WELL-PACED ENVIRONMENT. LEARN AND PRACTICE THE FUNDAMENTALS WITH INSTRUCTORS SKILLED AT GUIDING POSES AND SHARING MODIFICATIONS THAT WORK FOR ALL SORTS OF BODIES.

Hammock Yoga/Aerial Yoga

Yoga Hammocks - All Levels

IN THIS ALL LEVELS CLASS, YOU'LL CONTINUE TO EXPLORE THE OPPORTUNITIES THAT THE YOGA HAMMOCK CREATES. YOU'LL INCREASE FLEXIBILITY AND ENDURANCE AND IMPROVE POSTURE AS YOU CREATE STABILITY IN INVERSIONS AND BALANCING POSTURES WITH THE SUPPORT OF THE SWING THAT YOU CAN USE WHEN YOU PRACTICE THESE POSTURES IN YOUR TRADITIONAL YOGA CLASSES. THERE ARE NO PRE-REQUISITES TO TAKE THIS CLASS!


YOGA Hammocks -
Fitness & Flexibility

AERIAL FITNESS AND FLEXIBILITY FUSES STRETCHING STYLE EXERCISES, YOGA BASED CORE MOVES, FUN AERIAL HAMMOCK CHALLENGES, STRENGTH TRAINING, BALANCE AND POSTURE WORK, TO HELP CREATE NEW BRAIN BODY CONNECTIONS. THIS IS FOR THOSE LOOKING FOR SOMETHING OUTSIDE OF THE NORMAL GYM WORKOUT TO STAY FIT OR FOR THOSE TO USE IT AS A GREAT BODY CONDITIONING IN ADDITION TO YOUR WEIGHT OR CARDIO WORKOUTS.THERE ARE NO PRE-REQUISITES FOR THIS CLASS. 

Yoga Hammocks - Play

THIS CLASS IS FUN! YOU'LL GET TO COMBINE YOGA POSES AND MOBILITY WITH THE USE OF THE HAMMOCK. YOU'LL INCREASE FLEXIBILITY, ENDURANCE AND IMPROVE POSTURE AS YOU CREATE STABILITY IN INVERSIONS AND BALANCING POSTURES WITH THE SUPPORT OF THE HAMMOCK. 

 

PRE-REQUISITES FOR CLASS: LIFT YOUR LEG TO HIP HEIGHT, HOLD A 10 SECOND PLANK AND TAKEN THREE AERIAL YOGA CLASSES.

THIS CLASS IS NOT RECOMMENDED IF YOU HAVE GLAUCOMA, HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE, OR PREGNANT.

Yoga Hammocks - Kids

YOUR KIDDO WILL LOVE THIS FUN CLASS THAT WE ARE ADDING TO OUR SCHEDULE!

THIS IS A 4-WEEK SERIES AT THE WEST END LIMBER TREE YOGA STUDIO IN SHILOH COMMONS. EACH WEEK IS A PROGRESSIVE CLASS BEGINNING WITH THE FOUNDATIONS OF AERIAL (HAMMOCK) YOGA AND WORK UP TO FUN TRICKS INCLUDING INVERSIONS.THERE ARE NO PRE-REQUISITES FOR THIS CLASS. AGES DIFFER WITH EACH SESSION OFFERED. 

Yoga Hammocks - Mobility

PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED AT LEAST 90 MINUTES BEFORE CLASS OR CANCEL AT LEAST 75 MINUTES

IN THIS ALL LEVELS CLASS, YOU’LL COMBINE MOBILITY WORK FOR INCREASED RANGE OF MOTION IN YOUR JOINTS AND AERIAL YOGA FOR MUSCLES FLEXIBILITY TO KEEP YOU ACTIVE AND MOVING FREELY. YOU WILL WIGGLE, SHIFT AND SWAY THROUGH MOVEMENTS TO IMPROVE BALANCE AND STABILITY. THE HAMMOCK WILL ALSO BE USED FOR INVERSIONS AND OTHER FUN POSES THAT BRINGS THE INNER CHILD OUT TO PLAY. THIS CLASS IS NOT RECOMMENDED IF YOU HAVE GLAUCOMA, HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE, OR ARE PREGNANT.  THERE ARE NO PRE-REQUISITES TO TAKE THIS CLASS. 

Aerial Tricks & Flow -
Level 2

USUALLY OFFERED AS A SERIES, THIS AERIAL CLASS IS BENEFICIAL FOR THOSE FAMILIAR WITH THE FABRICS AND SEEKING A WAY TO STRENGTHEN, TONE, GAIN FLEXIBILITY, AND GET ACCLIMATED WITH OFF THE GROUND POSES AND TRICKS. THIS CLASS IS GOOD FOR AERIAL CONDITIONING

THOSE WHO HAVE HIGH/LOW BLOOD PRESSURE, VERTIGO, A HISTORY OF STROKES, GLAUCOMA OR PREGNANT WOMEN SHOULD CONSULT WITH A DOCTOR BEFORE JOINING THIS CLASS.

PRE-REQUISITES:  ATTENDEES MUST HAVE TAKEN 3 PRIOR AERIAL YOGA CLASSES AND MUST BE COMFORTABLE WITH INVERSIONS.

Pole Fitness/Dance

Pole Dance/Fitness

THIS CLASS IS FOR ALL LEVELS. AS THE MOVES ARE TAUGHT IN A BUILDING BLOCK FORMAT EVERYONE IS STARTED AT LEVEL ONE AND WILL PROGRESS THROUGH THE MOVES BEFORE TESTING TO THE NEXT LEVEL.

BUILD STRENGTH AND FLEXIBILITY WHILE LEARNING THE ART OF POLE DANCE FITNESS. A BEAUTIFUL AND GREAT WORKOUT TO ADD TO YOUR ROUTINE. COME AND LEAVE YOUR WORRIES AT THE DOOR.

SPACE IS LIMITED SO PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED, PLEASE SHOW UP 15 MINUTES BEFORE CLASS AND MAKE SURE YOU WEAR SHORTS! DO NOT PUT ON ANY LOTION THE DAY OF CLASS AND BRING SOCKS. OUR POLES HAVE A WEIGHT LIMIT OF 300 LBS

Pole - Advanced/Upper Level

THIS POLE CLASS IS FOR LEVEL 4 AND UP AND ENABLES THE POLE ENTHUSIAST TO ADVANCE THEIR PRACTICE.

Belly Dance

Belly Dance - All Levels

THIS IS AN ALL LEVELS CLASS. THE BELLY DANCE IS IDENTIFIED BY SWAYING HIPS, UNDULATING TORSO, AND ARTICULATED ISOLATIONS EMPLOYED IN A RANGE OF DYNAMIC AND EMOTIONAL EXPRESSIONS. CHARACTERISTIC MOVEMENTS IN THE DANCE INCLUDE CURVING PATTERNS, UNDULATIONS, LIFTS, LOCKS, AND DROPS.