Sandpoint Hot Yoga

Class Descriptions

Below are brief descriptions of our current class offerings.  All classes are suitable for beginners, we work with all levels and abilities.  It is very important to alert the instructor of particular concerns and/or conditions you are working with so we can best guide you and/or recommend an appropriate class.  

Bikram 

Vinyasa

A powerful, energetic form of yoga where students are taught to connect movement with breath.  A combination of standing and seated postures.  This class focuses on building strength while leaning how to move with fluidity through their breath.  Suitable for all levels and abilities.

WARM FLOW - Same as above in a less-than-hot room!
Traditional Bikram series of 26 postures and 2 breathing exercises practiced in a hot room.  Don't let the heat scare you away, the practice is suitable for all abilities (especially beginners), ages, and conditions/injuries. Postures are static with a pause in between, half standing, half on the floor, to work all of your body inside and out.

BIKRAM EXPRESS - Same as above in a 60 min condensed practice

Fusion

Fusion classes blend styles and sequences from the main yoga traditions.  This class blends the Bikram series with some Vinyasa flow.  As with all classes, this class is suitable for beginners and all abilities.  This class has a Bikram base and a great introduction to the Vinyasa practice...the best of both worlds!

Yin

A gentler form of yoga in which postures are typically held longer ...a challenging yet relaxing class that allows you to fully experience a posture, aligning the physical and mental by practicing stillness or gentle movement.  This class is not hot (but it is heated to a warm temperature) and especially beneficial for those who are looking for a introduction to yoga, the heat, or are working through a particularly challenging physical/mental/emotional issue. 

Intro to Yoga

Bikram based introduction to heated yoga that emphasizes the foundations of the physical practice (i.e. alignment, balance, breathing techniques, & tapping into your flexibility.)  Class style will vary a little and may include yoga philosophy, breaking Bikram & Vinyasa postures into manageable pieces, meditation and generally getting used to practicing in a heated environment & why this is beneficial.  Class is geared toward beginners & first time yoga students, but all levels will benefit.

Forrest

Forrest yoga is based on the teachings of Anna Forrest, traditionally holding postures for a little longer, and emphasizes abdominal work and breath.  The style stresses connecting to one's feelings in order to work through physical and emotional trauma.  Suitable for all levels and abilities.

Pilates

This class provides you the instruction and tools you need to strengthen your core, improve your flexibility, balance & posture.  Combining mat Pilates essential principles & moves with challenging accessories (foam rollers, rings, balls) to help tone your body, shape your legs, strengthen your core.  It is essential to learn the basics of proper alignment & movement in order to gain maximum benefits & strength so be prepared to start with the basics and work your way up with consistent practice.  Performed in a warm room.  

Kids

Offering Kids Yoga for ages 3-13 (some exceptions apply, please ask us if your child does not fall into this age range & would like to attend.) Please ask us about sessions, times, & registration.  If we have a current session going, your child is welcome to drop-in to try a class.  
It's never too early to introduce the benefits of yoga to children.   They will learn techniques for breathing, stretching & body awareness, posture, acceptance and....having fun!

Kundalini

In this introduction to Kundalini Yoga we will tune the body, mind and spirit for the returning sun and spring. Class will be focused on deep healing of the self thru meditation, breath, physical movement, mantra and relaxation.
Kundalini Yoga is fun, powerful and effective. It challenges students physically to help them find the strength of their spirit and the courage to listen to their heart.
All levels are welcome. No previous yoga experience is necessary. With Certified Kundalini Yoga Instructor – Mindy Jones.
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