Founders Park, Nelson, NZ
YIN/YANG YOGA with Nicola Gill
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
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
YIN YOGA with Kimberley Bortnick
Yin yoga works on the “Yin” or the relatively stiff connective tissue in the body, (tendons, ligament, fascia). This tissue requires time to release/open and responds best to slow, steady stress. Therefore, a Yin class consists of longer held, passive floor poses that involve the lower (Yin) part of the body; hips, sacrum, pelvis, inner thighs and lower spine. Props are used to support/encourage stillness.
Different Yin poses stimulate and remove blockages in the myofacial meridians in the body, balancing internal organs and systems. This all practiced to lovely, calming music.
$13 if paid in advance, $15 drop-in. Cash only
No class on March 22nd.
YOGA FOR ALL with Emily Whinney
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
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
RESTORATIVE YOGA AND ESSENTIAL OILS with Lisa Allan
Starts Thursday 23rd July, 6-7.45pm
8 week course
In this eight weeks of nourishment, we will couple doTERRA essential oils with supported restorative yoga poses. These sessions are beautifully nurturing and invite deep relaxation for our overall health and well-being. Places are limited, book yours by emailing Lisa Allan on email@example.com.
Course cost $128.