Founders Park, Nelson, NZ
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YIN/YANG YOGA with Nicola Gill
Classes resume on 19th January 2021
Yin Yang Flow combines the 2 styles of yoga into one practice, to help you achieve a healthy balanced lifestyle. The 2 qualities yin and yang are present in everything, we cannot have one without the other, so for a balanced yoga practice we need to include both aspects.
We cover breathing exercises (Pranayama), yin postures to focus and still the mind and body. Then move into yang postures, finishing with a blissful relaxation and closing meditation.
$14 drop in or $120 (10 card pass valid for 6 months)
PREGNANCY YOGA with Jenny Ward
Classes resume 9th February
Tuesdays 5.30-6.30pm, Wednesdays 5.30-6.30pm.
Open to all pregnant women who are in the 2nd or 3rd trimester.
The course starts out slowly and builds gently each week aiming to enhance your health and support you through the changes that occur during pregnancy.
During the 6 weeks we will focus on increasing strength and reducing tension as well as learning breathing techniques to help feel more confident about labour and birth.
Each class will include breath work, yoga postures and short flowing sequences followed by relaxation.
To register please email firstname.lastname@example.org
GENTLE FLOW with Maya Lefebvre
Drop in, tune in and gently move your body with the tune of the breath. A gentle yoga session will progress at a slow and steady pace. Asanas are primarily floor based with some reclined and sometimes standing poses, keeping the focus of the practice breath centered. Open to all levels.
All enquiries to www.facebook.com/yoga.nelson.nz
YOGA FOR ALL with Emily Whinney
Classes resume 20th January
A Hatha based yoga practise for 'every' 'body'. Whatever your age and stage in life or yoga this class is aimed to keep your spine flexible and your body connected and aligned. A perfect class for those who may be coming back after a break from yoga, starting off or those wanting more awareness in their practise. With emphasis on working with your body where it is right now - feel confident in your body, helping keep it supple and engaged. Emily includes breath & relaxation techniques and with her encouraging, understanding manner will help you feel revived in body, mind and spirit.
Ph: 021 1066150
PILATES with Gabrielle Huygens
Classes resuming 12th February 2021
8 week course (during school term)
Gabrielle is a physiotherapist and has specialised in Pilates based exercises over the past 10 years, including “Clinical Pilates” for rehabilitation from injury as well as training in various types of studio equipment.
This class focuses on specific techniques to make movements safe, effortless and enjoyable. The classes are excellent for people wanting to improve their “ease of movement” and muscle balance, or if recovering from back pain or hip and shoulder injuries. We will cover specific core strengthening of abdominal/gluteal and shoulder girdle muscles, plus mobility/control exercises.’
$96 or causal $15/class. Ph: 027 657 8294.
EVENING FLOW with Maya Lefebvre
This class blends physical postures along with internal alignment awareness to prepare for a restful evening.
A full 75 min session to guide you softly through the practice.
Whatever shape you find yourself into as you come in, physical, mental or emotional, will be your playground to move into and explore beyond your beliefs.
All levels welcome as we mix and match in harmony with the group and the environment.
Casual class drop-in $15, and discounted class passes available.
For more info, contact Maya at www.facebook.com/yoga.nelson.nz
THERAPEUTIC HATHA with Christina Lutz
Thursdays 5.45-7pm beginning 14th January
A combination of breathing exercises, meditation and asana practices that allow you to turn inward, create more balance, equilibrium and tranquility. During each class we will put all our attention on each and every movement, becoming aware of and reconnect with our body and mind.
Each class will move through a series of Surya namaskar to generate alignment before mindfully practicing Asanas to strengthen different body systems, increase energy, flexibility, adaptability and alertness both mentally and physically.
All classes are suitable for Yoga-newbies too.