Get ready to play, take flight and feel weightless! Aerial Yoga is a light hearted practice that will leave you hanging (in a good way!) and coming back for more.
Learn how to use the hammock as a prop and enjoy postures where you float suspended in space. The hammock, also known as a "silk" will be used as a unique tool in creating stabilization for standing poses, assisting in deeper stretching and allowing you to access easier inversions.
In addition to offering the same benefits as a regular yoga practice, here are a few more perks of Aerial Yoga:
- Decompression and Alignment of the Spine
- Core Strengthening and Improved Balance
- Upper body Strengthening
- Improves body and spacial awareness
- Increased blood circulation
- Flushes lymphatic system and moves stagnant blood
- Helps ease stress & anxiety
At the end of class you will have the option to do savasana (corpse pose) either in your hammock or on your mat. The aerial hammock has been referred to as womb-like during savasana, leaving you with a feeling of safety, comfort, and peace.
with TARA COLE-KILPPENSTEIN
Gentle Flow is a less strenuous hour long practice consisting of foundational postures, put together in a conscious, "slow flow" giving more time for breath, strengthening and mindful movement. The postures are broken and proper alignment tips and substantial modifications will have a strong presence in this class. This class is warmly heated to 30 C.
This class is suitable for students simply looking for a more “tranquil” practice. All levels welcome - including beginners.
Thursdays @ 8:00PM
Starts September 15th, 2016
There will be no Monday blues here!
Get into the groove of this upbeat class where you're Flowin' to the Beats! Flow yoga is a practice that has a swift pace that will raise your heart beat, your smile and your spirit.
Expect a wide variety of standing, balancing, core, back bending and hip opening postures that are linked through intelligent sequencing that will leave you feeling light.
Yogadown Studios is located in the heart of Olde Towne Okotoks and was established in 2007. Our core value is to have yoga accessible to all walks of life and grow a studio environment that is welcoming, connected and deeply rooted in community.
Classes are taught by a specialized curated team of instructors that have expansive knowledge that fosters health and vitality for your mind, body and spirit.
Enjoy the convenience of drop-in classes, and the richness of specialty programs such as aerial, beginners, therapeutic, kundlaini, kids, youth, yoga nidra and so much more.
REGULAR SHOPPING HOURS
Monday - Thursday 9:00 am - 12:00 PM and 4:30-9:00pm
Fridays 9:00am - 1:00 PM and 6:00-8:00 PM
Saturdays - 9:00am - 12:30pm
Sundays - 9:00am- 12:30pm & 6:30pm-8:30pm
Please see our SCHEDULE HERE. Doors are open 30 minutes prior to all scheduled classes and events.
PLEASE NOTE Class Schedule & Shopping hours may change on Holidays and Stat Holidays.
***These hours are only for when the front door is open where you can chat with our front desk staff, shop our boutique or sign up for classes. We do offer classes outside of the hours listed, please see our schedule for more information.***
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We are located in Olde Towne Okotoks, at 40 "E" Elizabeth Street directly across from the Dit & Dat & Balance Dance studio
PO Box 1409, Okotoks, Alberta, Canada T1S 1B4
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