Serenbe Yoga Classes
Gentle yoga classes serve a variety of distinct needs including people with movement limitations, relief from disabilities and chronic conditions e.g., arthritis, back pain, recovery from surgery, injury, great for seniors, women who are pregnant and those seeking stress-reduction or weight management. Great for beginners!
Hatha is a general category that includes most yoga styles. It is an old system that includes the practice of asanas (yoga postures) and pranayama (breathing exercises), which help bring peace to the mind and body, preparing the body for deeper spiritual practices such as meditation.
Hot Power Fusion
How Power Fusion yoga blends powerful elements of Hot Yoga and Power Yoga classes. It encompasses the meditative and detoxifying qualities of Hot Yoga with the intensity of Power Yoga. Practiced in a heated, climate-controlled environment, this class focuses on opening the shoulders, hips and spine as well as strengthening core and upper body. This class is energizing and appeals to anyone who appreciates a healthy sweat. Class is heated (about 100 degrees).
Hot yoga is a vigorous form of yoga performed in a studio that is heated to 105 F. Hot yoga consists of a series of different postures. The postures require lengthy, forceful and well-controlled contractions of all major muscle groups. The demanding nature of the poses and the heat are designed to raise your heart rate and tire your muscles.
PLEASE NOTE: Because of its intensity and potential to cause heat-related illness, hot yoga isn't for everyone. Be sure you check with your doctor before trying hot yoga if you have any health concerns.
Mat Pilates is a series of exercises from within the Pilates Method designed specifically to be performed on a mat. Mat Pilates is done on the floor using an exercise or yoga mat, which employs controlled breathing during body weight resisted movement to build core strength.
Restorative Yoga is a therapeutic style of yoga which utilizes props to make it easier for the body to get into certain poses. Practicing poses using props provides a completely supportive environment for total relaxation. Held for 5 minutes or more, restorative poses include light twists, seated forward folds, and gentle backbends. This type of yoga is great for relaxation.
The word “vinyasa” can be translated as “arranging something in a special way,”. In vinyasa yoga classes, students coordinate movement with breath to flow from one pose to the next. Vinyasa classes are known for their fluid, movement-intensive practices.
Yin yoga was developed to penetrate deep into connective tissue expanding flexibility while invigorating the energy centers of the body (nadis) to release blockages and increase your energy flow. Focusing on static movement, breath work (Pranayama) and meditation to create a profoundly deep and rewarding practice. The primary differences between Yin Yoga and many other forms of yoga is that you are encouraged to NOT use your muscles and passive poses are held for several minutes.