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!

Align YogaKate Covello
These classes are inspired by Iyengar Yoga, where alignment provides the foundation for a strong physical practice. Create stability and strength in your poses, and resiliency and balance in your mind will follow.

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.

Classical Hatha Yoga – Jahliele Paquin

 

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!

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.   

Himalayan Yoga 4 Week Series* – Sari Valensky 
This 8 hour workshop will introduce students to the discipline of Himalayan Yoga – an inward practice of self-knowing.Expand your perspective to view yoga as a transformative way of life – Learn simple tools to cultivate a calm focused mind and peaceful heart. Appropriate for all skill levels. Runs Sunday evenings in June.

Kundalini Yoga – Leslie Gray / Kate Covello
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.

Restorative Yoga – Elissa Boyd McGee
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!

Sip and Savasana Beer Yoga* – Elissa Boyd McGee
Come and Flow with us through a series of Yoga Postures as we 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.

Spring Renew – Dawna Marriott, Natasha McCagg, Brittany Herriot, Sari Valensky, Jahliele Paquin 
Welcome spring by joining us each weekday morning at 7:00 a.m. from May 6 to June 14 for a 45-minute flow style yoga class to get your day started right!

Sunny Start – Dawna Marriott, Brittany Herriot, Sari Valensky
Get a sunny start to your day by joining us every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning at 7:00 a.m. from July 16 to August 22 for a 45-minute flow style yoga class.

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.

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