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Hatha yoga is simply the physical practice of yoga. These well rounded classes will include seated and standing poses and an emphasis on the breath.
Michael Fahey is heavily influenced by the teachings of BKS Iyengar, who is considered "the founder of modern yoga." These classes focus on improving postural alignment while practicing a variety of specific poses. It's a great way to counteract "computer hunch," bow-leggedness, flat arches and many other unhealthy postural habits created by our normal daily activities. Each student is offered individualized attention, so students of all ages and experience levels -- even those with physical limitations -- can gain more stlength, flexibility, and better postural habits.
Meditation yoga is a hatha yoga practice with an added emphasis on enhancing your moment-by-moment awareness. Classes will explore using specific meditation techniques during and between the postures
"vi" to place, "nyasa" in a special way. Vinyasa is a fluid style of yoga where the breath, the asana, and the movement between asanas are all connected. Class ends with deep stretching and relaxation. Modifications and props are demonstrated and are available to accomodate a variety of practitioners. Students should have some yoga experience.
Slow Flow will include the familiar sequence of centering, warm up, standing, balance, back-bend, twist and core poses. Emphasis is on utilizing breath with each movement to allow for an energetic flow. This class will proceed at a gentler pace than our other Vinyasa classes.
Gentle Yoga makes the benefits of yoga accessible to anyone who can get down and up from the floor under their own power. The class includes standing, seated and lying postures precisely sequenced and aligned to release tension in the muscles that attach to the spine. Experienced yogis as well as students with various physical limitations enjoy the deep relaxation and increased flexibility that result. The class proceeds at a slower, gentler pace than our other "All Levels" classes.
T'ai Chi Ch'uan is an ancient Chinese slow motion exercise for health, self-defense, mental accomplishment and spiritual development. The sequence of postures follows the body’s own natural movement patterns. A “round” of the Yang Style Long Form exercises every muscle group in the body for both strength and flexibility. It provides the benefits of calisthenics, but in a pleasant and relaxed way. Calm deep breathing increases oxygen intake, producing aerobic benefits without unduly stressful workouts, resulting in an energized, well-functioning body which is the basis for good health. Performing the solo form along with the traditional weapons of T’ai Chi will yield a full body workout. Each posture also has a practical application for self-defense. While most martial arts depend upon developing superior strength and speed, T’ai Chi’s mastery relies on learning how to use the whole body as one unit and complete understanding of body movement. T’ai Chi also uses Taoist meditation techniques to promote the development of the inner self and spirit of vitality. By learning and practicing the complete set of T’ai-Chi Ch’uan you will enjoy good health, a strong mind, and confidence in your ability for your whole life.
First Fridays at 6pm we will explore meditative techniques, which will include supine, standing, and seated meditations with Buddhist, chigung and yogic influences. There will be an emphasis on the practical application of meditation in your daily life. This workshop will be structured, but friendly and accessible for both beginning and experienced meditators. A quiet room with teas will also be available.