class descriptions

The levels are broad definitions. You are always welcome to transfer to a different class during the session. Students work at their own ability level in all classes.  Yoga Focus is a safe, noncompetitive environment for the study and practice of yoga. Wear comfortable clothing. Bare feet are necessary. Please do not wear perfume or scented hygiene products. Injuries and illnesses must be discussed with your teacher prior to class. All props are provided. Please contact us with any questions.

restorative:

This NEW class is open to all students. Yoga postures will be taught using a variety of yoga props to fully support the body during longer holds in each pose. The practice of restorative poses and breath awareness can decrease stress, facilitate deep relaxation, and quiet the mind.

Gentle:

A slower paced class with a variety of classical yoga poses taught in a supported, modified way, using yoga props as necessary. Seated, standing, and restorative postures are included in each class.

Prenatal and Postnatal:

Classes for pregnant and postpartum women experienced or new to yoga. For prenatal students, a variety of classical yoga poses will be taught to help with comfort, balance, strength and stress in preparation for the birth experience. In the combined Prenatal/Postnatal class (babies welcome) specific yoga poses will be taught to support changes both before and after birth.

Level 1:

A beginning level class for students new to yoga or new to this approach. Level 1 can be repeated.

Level 1-2:

Level 1-2 is a mixed level class of continuing and new students. Basic sitting, standing, twisting, and forward bending poses will be taught with an emphasis on strength, alignment, and range of movement.

Level 2 and Level 2/3:

A class for more experienced students with a working familiarity of basic poses. Emphasis will be on increasing endurance and refining individual corrections. All types of poses will be taught including inversions and backbends.

Drop In:

Drop ins are welcome in any class that is not full. Full classes will be noted on the schedule page. Drop ins are always available in the Prenatal and Postnatal classes.