The 10:30 Level II class will not meet Saturday, October 14 due to the workshop with Dean Lerner. The studio will be closed for Thanksgiving Break Monday, Nov. 20 - Sunday, Nov. 26.
Level II & III
(with a Restorative component)
Pregnant women are welcome to attend regular classes if they have attended Iyengar classes regularly. If you are pregnant and new to Iyengar yoga, a beginning class is recommended. Modifications will be made as needed.
For beginning students. You will be introduced to the fundamentals of Iyengar yoga, with emphasis being given to standing poses, basic seated poses and twists. Students will be introduced to Sarvangasana (shoulder balance) and restorative poses.
For students who have completed at least six months of beginning Iyengar classes and have a good understanding of the material presented in Level I. We will explore more subtle aspects of the poses introduced in previous levels and begin new inversions such as Sirsasana (head balance).
For students who have been taking Level II Iyengar yoga classes for some time and would like a deeper study of the asanas. Students should have a regular practice of Sirsasana, Sarvangasana, Adho Mukha Vrksasana and Urdhva Dhanurasana or know any adaptations that they may need for these asanas.
Students who want to increase their flexibility and strength but have physical limitations due to an injury or illness or other special challenges will benefit from this class. Students will be guided through a practice using various supports at a pace that is safe and effective to meet each student's needs and abilities. Each class will incorporate active as well as restorative asanas to help reduce stress and increase mobility and balance.
“The pains which are yet to come can be and are to be avoided” (Yoga Sutra II:16)
The yoga community is blessed by the work that Dr. Geeta Iyengar has done for women’s health. Yoga can both create and reserve energy to maintain emotional, physical and mental stability during all the changes that take place within us. We learn to respect and honor the natural rhythms of our embodiment.
During these special classes for women, Geraldine will begin to shed light on topics such as yoga for menstruation, pre menopause, menopause, breast health, aging and finding balance within our lives.
Who should attend: Mothers, daughters, sisters, aunts, nieces, friends, all faiths! All ages are welcome.
Information for Students
Session length: Sessions last from 10 to 15 weeks, depending on the season and holidays.
Make-up policy: Missed classes may be made up at any time during the current session. You may make up in advance of an anticipated absence. You do not have to call first; go to any appropriate level class.
Clothing: Wear leggings or shorts, and tank or t-shirt. We do yoga in barefeet. It is important that your teacher be able to see the alignment of your body, particularly knees and spine. So don't wear clothing that is too baggy.
Eating: Don't eat a heavy meal up to 3 or 4 hours before class. A light snack an hour or so before class is ok. It is best to do yoga on an empty stomach.
*Please inform Becky of any special medical conditions