Hot Yoga is similar to Bikram yoga, but not limited to a standard set of 26 poses. The room is heated to approximately 90 degrees Fahrenheit, which will allow deeper stretches compared to a "cooler" room. If you like to sweat, this is your class!
Monday 4:30 p.m.
Yin yoga is naturally healing and vital for balanced physical and mental health. Yin focuses on the connective tissues of the body by holding specific postures for around 4 minutes each. Calming and soothing, Yin yoga helps us to regain the balance in our very Yang (busy, moving, changing) lifestyles.
Tuesday 10:30 a.m.
Vinyasa is a dynamic sequence of poses that involves synchronizing the breath with a continuous flow of postures. Each pose is matched with a breath using smooth movement from one pose to the next. Focus is on flexibility and breath and no two classes will be the same, as there is no fixed series of poses. This class is great for those coming out of Yoga Basics who are ready for more of a challenge. All of our Vinyasa classes are heated.
Tuesday & Thursday 6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. (75 mins), Sunday 5 p.m.
Ashtanga is a dynamic and physically demanding practice that synchronizes the breath with every movement to produce internal heat as students move through a set series of postures. This method is a process of purification, heating the body, and eliminating toxins and impurities through sweat. Ashtanga is known as the "Eight Limbs" and can be a fast paced and intense class. All Ashtanga classes are heated.
Mysore is a self-paced class allowing students to receive individual instruction while learning the Ashtanga Yoga practice. All levels are welcome from new beginners to advanced practitioners looking to deepen their understanding of the practice. In the beginning, new students receive more attention. As you become more familiar with the practice, you are allowed more independence, getting adjustments and assistance only when needed.
Ashtanga: Monday 8:30 a.m., Friday 9:15 a.m. (75 mins), 5:45 - 7:15 p.m. (90 mins)
Mysore: Monday 5:45 - 7:45 p.m., Wednesday 5:30 - 7:00 p.m., Sunday 7:30 - 9:30 a.m.
*Intro to Ashtanga Series* 7:15 p.m. Wednesdays in January
Power Flow Yoga
Restorative is a slow-paced class that focuses on a few different poses for the entire class. Restorative calms the nervous system and mind, and allows one to turn inward and focus on a more meditative style of yoga. Restorative offers a balance to our very busy and stressful lifestyles and can often help heal physical and mental symptoms that are stress related. All postures are supported with props such as bolsters and blankets to allow the body to open and release without strain or tension.
Tuesday 7:15 p.m.
Mat Pilates & Barrelates
Mat Pilates is a series of exercises from within the Pilates Method designed specifically to be performed on a mat. This class will use low impact exercises designed to strengthen, lengthen, and tone your entire body while improving flexibility. This 60 minute class will leave you feeling strong both mentally and physically.
Barrelates class is a fusion of Pilates and Barre, blending cardio, strength training, flexibility, balance and core conditioning in a total body workout that targets the hips, glutes, abs, and arms. Plus, a whole lot of fun!
Mat Pilates: Thursday 10:30 a.m.
Barrelates (Barre/Pilates Fusion): Friday 10:45 a.m.
Meditation is a free community led mindfulness sitting for the new and experienced alike. Join Sweet Tea Yogis for guided meditation sessions coupled with talks and community led discussions that can help kick start your week with focus and positivity.
This class is currently off the schedule for December, but will be back January of 2020!
Power Yoga is an energizing & challenging style of yoga that links breath with movement by using intelligent sequencing. Classes include sun salutations, standing postures, and floor work. In all of our Power Flow classes, the room is heated to 90 degrees.
Tuesday 5:30 a.m. (45 mins) & 9:15 a.m., Wednesday 9:15 a.m., Thursday 5:30 a.m. (45 mins) & 9:15 a.m., Saturday 8:30 a.m., Sunday 10:00 a.m. (90 mins)
Group Classes We Offer
Beginner Basics/Gentle Yoga
Beginner Basics is designed for those who are new to yoga or are looking for a more gentle class. This class teaches the fundamentals of yoga, beginning with the asanas (poses) and pranayama (breathing techniques). This class is a great place to start if you have been away from the practice and are looking to revisit the basics.
Gentle Yoga will start with a centering breath. We will flow into movements to warm up our muscles, then create yoga postures allowing for extra time and modifications as needed. We will focus on safe stretching and strengthening and add in elements of balance. Each class will end with a relaxing guided meditation. This class is well suited for anyone new to yoga, coming back after a long period of time, or seeking a little more time to move into postures and stretches.
Gentle Basics: Monday 10:45 a.m., Friday 9:15 a.m.
Beginner Basics: Wednesday 10:30 a.m., 7:30 p.m.
*Beginner Basics 101 Series* Saturdays in January 10:00 a.m.
Warm Yoga Stretch/Foundational Flow
Warm Yoga Stretch invites you to connect deeply to the breath, through gentle vinyasa style movements. After a series of flows, we will allow time for our minds and bodies to come to the deep rest of restorative yoga. This class is appropriate for all levels and the room will be slightly heated to a comfortable 78 degrees.
Foundational Flow is for students who are somewhere between beginner and intermediate. Where you have knowledge of sun salutations, but maybe still working on them. Postures will be held for at least 3-5 Breaths. This class will teach you to connect breath to movement. You can take the vinyasa of your choice, whether it’s plank or half plank, cobra or up dog...All levels welcome! Come ready to breath and flow!
Warm Yoga Stretch: Saturday & Sunday 11:45 a.m.
Foundational Flow: Thursday 7:00 p.m.