About Yoga Styles

Iyengar:Its emphasis on precise alignment. This helps students dissolve stubborn physical and psychological blocks. It also helps beginning students gain a good understanding of yoga's poses.Besides poses, a class usually includes a longer relaxation period and, perhaps, some separate breath work.Iyengar yoga practice often uses a lot of props such as blocks, belts, blankets and chairs.  


Ashtanga:This method of yoga involves synchronizing the breath with a progressive series of postures - a process producing intense internal heat and a profuse, purifying sweat that detoxifies muscles and organs. Ashtanga is extremely good for increasing your flexibility and loosening your stiff muscles and joints over a short period of time. No prior yoga experience needed.


Yoga Nidra means Yogic Sleep. It is a state of conscious Deep Sleep. in Yoga Nidra, you leave the Waking state, go past the Dreaming state, and go to Deep Sleep, yet remain awake.Meditation and Yoga Nidra work together, as companion practices, through which you purify the deepest levels of the mind, and expand the conscious state to include what was previously unconscious.


Hatha yoga: Hatha is the synchronization of breath with movement, and in hatha classes postures are linked together in a continuous and challenging flow. Its more than a simple set of physical maneuvers; the flow of the practice with the breath bring together the internal and the external. The practice engages prana, or energy found within the breath, and leaves the practioner feeling energized, centered and more connected with their Higher Self.


Sivananda Yoga, after teachings of Swami Sivananda, Is a forma of hatha yoga in which the training focuses on preserving the health and wellness of the practitioner. Sivananda training revolves around frequent relaxation, and emphasizes full, yogic breathing. The Sivanada philosophies are summarized in 5 principles: Proper Breathing, Exercise, Relaxation, Diet and Positive thinking & Meditation.

Prenatal: The key elements of prenatal yoga, including breathing, yoga postures, stretching, and releasing the  spine will be the focus of this class.  Appropriate for any stage of pregnancy and no prior yoga experience is required.