Yoga

With or without prior yoga experience, you are welcome to join us at Blue Sky. Our intention is to help you find the quiet equanimity and the inner wisdom that is the promise of yoga. Our approach to yoga at Blue Sky is a contemplative practice encouraging the creating of spaces in mind and body that allow for increased focus and developed awareness, increased capacity for movement, personal exploration and transformation!

Studio-Yoga

If you want… You should try…
A strengthening practice… YPS (Yoga, Pilates, Sculpt) or Vinyasa
A flowing practice… Slow Flow Vinyasa
An introduction to the philosophy and postures… Hatha Yoga Basics
A challenge… YPS (Yoga, Pilates, Sculpt) or Vinyasa
A focus on stretching and lengthening… Gentle Stretch
If you want… You should try…
To build strength and relax while pregnant… Prenatal Yoga
To relax and de-stress… Restorative or Yoga Nidra or Yoga for Relief of Stress & Anxiety
A slower practice, focused on relaxing and healing… Gentle Yoga
To save money and help others… Community Karma classes

Vinyasa

In a Vinyasa class, you are encouraged to tap into your own inner knowing, rather than being dependent upon guidance from external authorities. It is an interplay of body, mind, and energy as you become more aware of the flow of prana, or life force, through your being. The smooth, rhythmic flow of prana can be disturbed greatly by thoughts and emotions, thereby affecting the vitality of the physical body. In this style of yoga, you are encouraged to build strong awareness of your prana and how the mind and emotions influence this life force. This class includes mantras, mudras, postures, breathing techniques, movement explorations, deep relaxation, and meditation. By fully experiencing and compassionately observing your physical, mental, and emotional state, blockages begin to dissolve, energy is freed, and healing can happen on all levels. Check Schedule →

 

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Gentle Yoga

Whether yoga is new to you or you have been into yoga for a long time or somewhere in between,  it is very important to take some time in your life for you. Slow down, breathe, and be present. Allow yourself to take a break after a busy day. If this is a challenge for you, or you are perhaps experiencing joint sensitivity, overall stiffness due to lack of activity, chronic pain, or other physical limitations, Gentle Yoga can support you in your journey back to health. We will focus on relaxing the mind and body, increasing flexibility through warm-ups and a mixed series of stretches and postures. You will be guided by the breath, observing “the way things are” without judgment or expectations. This class calms and gently encourages the body to “let go” for that relaxing EASE into the evening that you are looking for. De-stress from the world around you and end on a meditative note that is a perfect way to end the night! Check Schedule →

Restorative Yoga

Restorative yoga is designed to promote deep relaxation.  Students practice restorative poses on the floor supported by blankets and bolsters in a warm, quiet environment. The nurturing poses calm the central nervous system, allowing the body to soften and open passively, balancing energy levels. The restorative session soothes the body, mind, and spirit. Some restorative classes may offer reiki or singing bowl sound therapy. Check Schedule →

Gentle Stretch

Begin your day relaxed, invigorated, and refreshed!  We will awaken the body through tranquil, mindful, and gentle stretching, then build strength and stamina through simple energetic warm-ups.  We will be moving the breath through the body in a mixed series of easy and energizing postures. The yoga postures and breathing techniques will be introduced in a fun, compassionate, stress-free, non-competitive, and supportive environment. All levels are welcome. Check Schedule →

YPS (Yoga, Pilates, Sculpt Fusion)

End your day relaxed, invigorated, and refreshed! We will visit the 4 corners of our mats throughout the course of this class, beginning with mindful stretching, then building strength and stamina. We will be moving the breath through the body in a mixed series of energizing postures. The yoga postures and breathing techniques will be introduced in a supportive environment that also encourages growth and development of your practice. Some vinyasa experience suggested. Check Schedule →

Slow Flow Vinyasa

A slower paced vinyasa practice with deep holds in postures to help build strength in the body as well as release tight muscles in order to purify the body and mind. Slow flow allows each student to flow through a series of moderately challenging poses while paying close attention and focusing on the breath. It is suggested to have some vinyasa experience.  Check Schedule →

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Prenatal Yoga

Your experience of being pregnant and giving birth will involve great physical and emotional changes, and knowing how to adapt yoga techniques to breathe, move, and relax during this time can not only benefit you during this time, but also in your future of motherhood and life in general!  A regular yoga practice allows you to consciously focus on different areas of your body, increase and exercise your lungs, and train the mind to center and relax, which are all very helpful during labor and childbirth.

Your center of gravity will change and shift throughout your pregnancy, and balance will be enhanced with the practice of the asanas (postures). Yoga offers many tools for grounding and alignment, which enables you to connect with the changes in your balance and your life, allowing and you to make modifications and adaptations whenever necessary.

Yoga benefits your posture and increases back and shoulder strength. Good yogic posture allows the chest to open and the lungs to be used to their full capacity, creating the optimum space for the baby and mom’s organs.

Yoga provides the tools for non-judgmental awareness, focus, deep relaxation, and meditation. It helps you to cultivate a general feeling of wellbeing, calmness, and a relaxed state. Prenatal yoga helps you to create that bond – that connection to your baby – before he or she arrives! We will focus on: Vocal Toning, Pelvic Floor Toning, Abdominal Toning, Visualization, Meditation, and Pranayama…breath work.

More Info Check Schedule →

 

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Yoga Nidra

Yoga Nidra is a highly relaxed and deep state of meditation that progresses through the many stages or layers of the mind which promotes healing and union. Practiced in a warm, cozy and supported reclined position, students will be guided 45-50 min. gently through the various layers of being (physical, emotional, mental, wisdom and light). It is a journey through stillness and mindfulness in order to gain a greater sense of clarity, calmness, and serenity. In this deep sleep meditation, your conscious mind will gently guide you through thought patterns, emotions, images, and sensations that can sometimes bring you to a higher form of understanding oneself and can bring relief and lasting healing to many chronic and acute physical, mental, and emotional conditions. Check Schedule →

Yoga for Relief of Stress & Anxiety

This relaxing, balanced class was specifically created to ease, nurture, and harmonize the body, mind, and emotions in a safe, caring, compassionate place. Deep, calming, conscious breathing and mindful awareness are encouraged as students move gently through easy stretching, very simple flowing asana, as well as some restorative poses. Check Schedule →

Hatha Yoga Basics

Everyone is a beginning yogi at some point, and this class is the perfect non-competitive environment to begin to learn the asana practice (postures). We will also practice some pranayama (breathing exercises) and meditation, all while finding good alignment and learning to keep ourselves safe in a yoga class. Hatha is the yoga of balance, ultimately bringing peace to the body, mind, and soul. Check Schedule →

Community Karma Class

We believe that yoga should be available to everyone, and community karma classes are a great way to meet fellow yogis in your area. They’re also a great way to try yoga or a teacher without a huge commitment. All levels are welcome. A portion of your reduced price will be donated to a featured charity. Helping you, helping others, helping the world! :) Check Schedule →

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