CLASS DESCRIPTION 

Align & Flow

This class is appropriate for all levels. Flowing through postures, but with an emphasis on alignment.  Learn details about specific postures. Simple movements and time -honored techniques. These classes are suitable for those new to yoga, recovering from an injury or interested in the finer harmonic details found in alignment. The posture sequences allow space for students to align, strengthen, and thrive on and off the mat.

Gentle Yoga 

Indicates this class is not vigorous, but slow and soothing, perfect for those wanting a more relaxed and softer practice. Also excellent for beginners, the elderly and pregnant women. Create a healthy body and a peaceful mind in our slowest and gentlest class, perfect for those who enjoy a softer practice or are recovering from injury, illness, or have special physical needs. 

Functional Fitness

Strength training, core training and innovative exercise techniques and tools, these workouts are your pathway to change. This is a low impact class (one foot on the floor at all times). Modifications given for all levels.

Power Yoga

A faster-paced, fun and challenging Vinyasa yoga class, to develop strength, focus and flexibility while having fun. 

Hot 26 Flow
A series of 26 postures taught in a room heated to over 100 degrees. You will detoxify,, improve circulation, metabolism, sweat tons and leave feeling completely blissed out. Please bring your mat, towel and water.

Pilates

Pilates strengthens and tones muscles of the core which improves posture. 

Vinyasa Flow

This class will challenge and energize you with its focus on building strength and concentration. Explore flowing sun salutations and foundation poses which both calm the mind, and invigorate the body.  Vinyasa is also the term used to describe a ​specific ​sequence of poses (Chaturanga to Upward-Facing Downward-Facing Dog​)​ commonly used throughout. 90 minutes (core included and inversions options)

 

Slow Hatha Flow


 A slower-paced (but still challenging) Vinyasa yoga class, with more time to transition and experience postures. 

TGIF! Yoga

Vinyasa flow that will get you moving, interspersed core, stretches and twists. This fun "let your hair down" class will leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated.

Yin Yoga 

The yoga ultimate recovery class. Slow down, stay low to the ground, and open up the major muscle groups, connective tissue around the joints (mainly the knees, pelvis, sacrum, and spine). Poses are typically held for 3 to 5 minutes, accessing deeper layers of fascia. This deep practice is gentle yet intense, helping to release tension and practice staying present. Yin complements the more muscularly strenuous styles of Yoga. 

 

Yoga for Equestrians

The benefits of yoga to the equestrian are plentiful. No matter what your discipline of riding. Yoga will benefit both rider and horse. Want to work on posture? Maybe core strength? Do you need to learn to quiet your mind right before an event? A regular yoga practice can address all of these, as well as many other issues, both physical and mental.

 

Yoga 101/ $5 Community
Yoga 101 is a basic class to allow anybody in ANY body to enjoy the benefits of yoga. This beginner level yoga series is designed for new students looking to start their yoga practice or looking to ease back into your yoga practice.

Yoga for Stress Relief

The class is designed to show participants how yoga postures and breathing help the body to decrease discomfort. Yoga also trains your counter-stress response system called the parasympathetic nervous system. With regular practice, your chronic daytime stress hormone levels drop and your heart rate variability increases, which is measure of your ability to tolerate stress. No Yoga experience necessary. All levels welcome.

Individual Private Sessions
This is an opportunity to have private yoga instruction.  We will evaluate where you are in your practice and provide personalized instruction and refinements.For beginning students, this is an optimal way to learn the basic elements of yoga at your own pace and to get all your questions answered. For those with physical challenges or therapeutic needs, like back pain or shoulder injuries, this private lesson will tailor poses to your body's abilities and teach you how to modify your practice in a group class situation. Email: sarah@aikenyoga.com or call (803)514-8833 for more details. Arranged at a mutually agreeable time.