Class Descriptions

*Some classes are pre-registered. Please email us at cssnwt@gmail.com
Note: Not all classes are offered at all times – please email us if you are interested in a class but don’t see it on our Current Schedule.

Adaptive Yoga – Christa Domchek
These classes are for those who are recovering from an injury, have a disability or require assistance. Using chairs, you will learn about yoga philosophy, participate in warm up and breathing exercises, and gently move your body to relieve stress, relax, be energized and heal!

Classical Hatha Yoga – Brittany Herriot
Asana: steady, comfortable, posture. Traditionally, Hatha yoga is comprised of a warm up and a series of asanas ranging from standing, on the back, on the belly, and sitting. The aim is on breath and movement as we explore and expand the practice of asanas.

Dancing for BirthTM* – Johanna Tiemessen
This prenatal series is an empowering, educational opportunity to feel more energized during your pregnancy and learn natural coping techniques for labour, which support a safer, easier birth, and increased confidence.

Family Yoga* Heather Chang
Based on the principles of Radiant Child Yoga, children ages 2-5/6-9 and their ‘adults’ explore movement, breath, stillness and relaxation all through story-telling, song and visualization. Get ready to have fun, be creative, be silly, and to connect to your inner child!

Flow YogaAnne-Marie Guedon
Expect to flow from posture to posture, moving in diverse ways to maintain strength and range of motion and promote stability and flexibility. This active practice is built around learning to tune in to what is being felt so that the practice can be customized to individual needs.

Full Moon Meditation and Healing Gong*Maureen Tonge
Practiced in the tradition of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi BhajanTM, we gather together on the Sunday evening closest to the full moon and meditate on the transformative, healing power of the full moon using mantra (repeated vocal sound vibration) and seal our practice with the healing gong.

Infant Yoga*Christine Lewandowski-Shannon
A daytime class that is playful, fun and designed especially for your baby! Infants 4-12 months will have the opportunity to bond with their caregivers, move their bodies to music, build physical strength, develop range of motion and socialize in a welcoming environment.

Kundalini Yoga for Stress Relief – Maureen Tonge
A powerful, accessible style of yoga, Kundalini allows you to challenge yourself to become the best version of you! Through an uplifting blend of physical and spiritual practices, you will move and stretch, use sound, incorporate breathing techniques, meditate and relax.

Mindful Movement and Meditation – Maureen Tonge
Become more aware of your body, state of mind and emotions during this lunch-time class. Through movement linked to breath, you will be guided to observe sensations in the whole body, while suspending judgment. Well-suited to all.

NiaJohanna Tiemessen
Nia combines concepts from Martial Arts, Dance Arts and Healing Arts, together with soulful music and awareness of movement into each class. You will be guided in form and principal, but encouraged to listen to your own body and find freedom in the joy of movement.

Pilates – Leslie Gray
A low impact workout that focuses on core stability, flexibility and strength of stabilizing muscles. It will help tone and lengthen and bring your awareness into the body through breath work and focused movements.

Restorative Yoga and Healing Gong Bliss* – Christine Lewandowski-Shannon
An instrument that has been used for thousands of years, the Gong introduces the science of sound vibration to shift and move energetic blockages in the body. Combined with a Restorative Yoga practice, you will leave this class feeling blissful!

Sip and Savasana Beer Yoga* Brittany Herriot
Come and flow through a series of yoga postures to explore the joyful motions of our bodies and the tasty sensations of fresh local craft beer. Beer Yoga invites us to smile, open up, feel grounded, relaxed and uninhibited, all while savouring the flavours of a cold fizzy one.

Stretch and Strengthen Yoga – Dawna Marriott
This all-levels lunch-time Hatha yoga class focuses on creating length and strength through dynamic movement and static poses, giving you the opportunity to build flexibility, strength, and stamina, plus connect with your breath and inner self.

Yin Yoga – Dawna Marriott
A slow-paced style of yoga, poses are held for longer periods of time. Stress is applied to the connective tissues, with aim of increasing circulation and improving flexibility. A meditative approach to yoga, Yin also cultivates inner silence and calmness.

Yin Yang Yoga – Dawna Marriott
This class gives students the range of poses needed to create balance for the mind, body and spirit – deep, introspective yin poses that target connective tissue and expand flexibility, plus energizing and uplifting yang flows that encourage strength and stamina.

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