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!

Challenge Yourself Flow Yoga – Jahliele Paquin
An all-levels lunch class that invites you to push your boundaries and challenge yourself. This class will focus on peak postures that will help to expand your yoga practice. The aim is not to master the pose, but to have fun trying something new.

Core Power Yoga – Jahliele Paquin
This all-levels lunch-time class allows you to dig deep to grow a strong core. The practice includes dynamic movement as well as static postures requiring stamina. Also, powerful breath work will help you increase lung capacity and endurance as well as tone your mid-section.

Curvaceous Yoga – Natasha McCagg
The intent behind this class is to provide a safe and comfortable space where all bodies can practice yoga. We will be developing a practice that helps you feel good both in & about your body. This class has been designed to make all bodies feel welcome, safe & included. We will use props including: chairs, bolsters, blocks & blankets to ensure that your body receives the love & support that it needs while practicing yoga.

Dancing for Birth™* – Johanna Tiemessen
This prenatal class 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. Movements incorporate concepts from Belly, African, Latin Dance and more!

Date Night for you & Yoga Fun and Games for the Kiddos* Natasha McCagg
Drop the kids off with us and book yourselves a nigh out on the town! Kids aged 4-11 can come in PJs with blankets and stuffies. We will practice a relaxing Restorative Yoga session, play games, explore self-regulation activities, and have time for arts and crafts. We will finish the night off with a Yoga Nidra (aka yoga sleep). Supper and Snacks are not included. Please bring a water bottle.

Family Yoga* Heather Chang
Based on the principles of Radiant Child Yoga, children ages 2-5 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! 

Focused Foundations – Dawna Marriott
These workshop style drop-in classes will have a concentrated focus each week. We will explore the different aspects of various poses within each category, allowing students to discover tips and trick that will help them in their practice. March 16 – Inversions (examples include headstand, forearm stand, hand stand, shoulder stand). March 30 – Balancing (examples include Warrior III, half moon, crow, dancer). April 6 – Back Bends (examples include camel, wheel, bow, locust). April 13 – Hips (examples include pigeon, lizard, frog, fire log).

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.   

Insanity Live* – Melissa Cyr
Get ready to incinerate fat and calories with the ultimate cardio-conditioning program that is tailored to all fitness levels. You will build strength, improve cardiovascular endurance and stamina, and develop precision and speed without lifting a single weight.

Kids Yoga* Heather Chang and Christine Lewandowski-Shannon
A fun and playful introduction to yoga for kids 6-8. Movement, music, story-telling, songs and crafts will be used to build confidence, learn self-regulation techniques, improve coordination, concentration and focus all while having fun in a safe and welcoming environment.   

Kundalini Yoga for Stress Relief – Maureen Tonge / Leslie Gray
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.

Nia – Johanna 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.

Pound®* – Melissa Cyr
Channel your inner rock star with this full-body cardio jam session of a workout inspired by drumming. Using Ripstix®, lightly weighted exercise drumsticks, torch up to 900 calories per class and tone while rocking out to your favourite music!

Preteen Yoga*Heather Chang
For ages 9-12, this series will explore ways to connect to self, increase self-confidence, and build mental and physical strength. Based on the principles of Radiant Child Yoga, preteens will explore the use of various tools to increase inner and outer awareness.

Reset and Reboot Restorative Yoga – Christine Lewandowski-Shannon
An incredibly gentle yet effective approach to releasing deeply held stress and tension, Restorative Yoga uses props to fully support you in poses designed to heal, restore, and relax. The use of the gong during many of the classes also further enhances your relaxation.

Restorative Mindfulness – Christine Lewandowski-Shannon
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.

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

Spring Hatha Flow – Elissa Boyd McGee
Hatha flow combines postures (asanas) with conscious breathing and focus to develop strength, flexibility and mindfulness. Students can expect to develop body awareness and explore varied postures. All levels are welcome.

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. It also includes a period of mindful meditation and relaxation.

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.

Yoga Foundations*Dawna Marriott 
This series is geared towards beginners and those looking to fine-tune their practice. Students will be given the opportunity to explore various poses plus be introduced to the 8 Limbs of Yoga, learning about the practice of yoga both on and off the mat.

Zumba®* – Melissa Cyr
Take the “work” out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you’ll see why Zumba® classes are often called exercise in disguise. Super effective and super fun!

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