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 listed below and 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!

Ayurvedic Rebalancing Yoga – Christa Domchek
Each week, students will learn new grounding poses and habits based on the principals of Ayurveda to find their centre and calm the chaos of the fall season spinning around them.

ConfiDANCE – Stephanie Calberry
ConfiDANCE is a high energy class that is perfect for anyone that wants to learn the basics of dance while getting a great aerobic workout. This drop in class is perfect for beginner dancers with no experience, advanced dancers, and everyone in between. Dancers will learn the basics of Hip-Hop, Jazz, and Burlesque dance during this fun, high energy, confidence boosting class.

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.

Foundations of Strength Training* – Anne-Marie Guedon
A safe and encouraging place for beginners of all ages and genders to build comfort and confidence around some of the fundamental movements of bodyweight training such as push-ups, sit-ups and squats. Sessions will be structured to focus in on some key movements and the exercises will then be integrated into a short circuit training session to practice the skills and build strength. Emphasis will be placed on better understanding the modifications and variations available to gradually build strength and learn to work with any injuries or limitations. Light weights may be added to build comfort with using equipment. Also appropriate for those who have some experience with body weight training but would like to review some of the basics of alignments and technique.

Heartfelt Hatha – Heather Chang
A mix of meditation, breathwork and asana to leave you feeling empowered, energized, connected, radiant and serene. This 60 minute class starts with a short meditation and breathwork, moving into a warm-up followed by a series of lying, seated and standing postures. End with a sweet Savasana.

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.

Intro to Taiko Drumming* – Nancy Mullick
In this class, you’ll learn about taiko drumming – a style of ensemble drumming that originates from Japan and has been shared all over the world. A mix of music and martial arts, this physically engaging and high energy activity is a full workout for body, mind and soul.

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 Anne-Marie Guedon
Pilates emphasizes your body’s core — the abdomen, obliques, lower back, inner and outer thigh, pelvic floor and glutes. Pilates emphasizes correct form and subtle movements to focus attention on underused muscles. Through many exercise variations and progressions, Pilates teaches you to think about how you use your muscles so you use them better in daily life and for other physical activities. Suitable for all levels since progressions will be offered. Class will focus on simple exercises to develop awareness and strength.

Restorative Yoga 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!

Traditional Hatha Yoga – Heather Chang
Asana – comfortable steady pose. Challenge your physical body and self-belief with this Traditional 90-minute Hatha Yoga sequence. A mix of breathwork and postures that range from laying to standing, repeated each week to allow you to see your progress. Friendly for beginners to advanced practitioners.

Yoga Tune Up®Anne-Marie Guedon
Yoga Tune Up® is a built around the three P’s – Pain, Posture and Performance. It helps address pain, improve posture and enhance performance through exercises for mobility, self massage with YTU therapy balls and yoga postures. By helping you to identify and target your “body blind spots”; areas that are most overused, underused, or misused, YTU helps to heals damaged muscle, increases strength and establishes healthy movement patterns to help you live better in your body.

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