Basic Introduction to Hatha Yoga
With over 30 years' experience in teaching yoga to beginners, the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center has developed a highly successful two-part introductory program that addresses all the major needs of newcomers to Yoga.
The program is divided into a series of progressive classes, each of which provides a balanced yoga session that leaves students feeling relaxed and full of energy.
Designed for complete beginners, the program is also appropriate for those with some experience of yoga who are new to this style of practice.
The courses are held in small groups to ensure individual attention; please reserve early to secure a place. The course includes the following:
Introduction to Yoga philosophy
Basic breathing exercises
Guided relaxation techniques
Introduction to the basic sequence of 12 asanas
Courses meet at 1207 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue. Space is limited. Please reserve early.
All Levels Class (Beginners Welcome)
Tuesdays 5:30 –7:00 pm
This 90-minute class, which meets at our teaching annex at 1207 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., follows the basic open-class format but with a gentler and slower approach specially geared to students who are new to Yoga and those who are taking or have taken our Beginner course and do not yet feel ready to join the open...
Gentle and Restorative Yoga Class
Thursdays 5:30 –7:00 pm
Gentle Yoga is excellent for those challenged by physical limitations, injuries, age or inactivity. It is also a soothing class if you just want a restorative class towards the end of a busy week. The class includes instruction in basic yoga postures to enhance range of motion, strength and balance. Poses are adapted and modified so the student can maintain a steady, comfortable posture. The class also includes guided breathing techniques, deep relaxation, and meditation to help cultivate...
Yoga for Men
Saturday, June 24, 2017
1:00 –3:00 pm
In this workshop, Arjuna gives some hints and techniques that can help men get started. This fun workshop is designed with special emphasis on the postures that men have trouble with.
Yoga 1 and Meditation
Monday, July 17 – Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Mondays, Wednesdays 7:15 –8:45 pm
Designed for complete beginners, this program is divided into a series of progressive classes, each of which provides a balanced yoga session that leaves students feeling relaxed and full of energy.