Ashtanga is a breath movement system which is an ancient practice that increases health, well-being, and inner peace. Ashtanga (Level 1-3) covers the first half of the Primary Series. Ashtanga (Level 2-3) covers the full Primary Series. It is a faster, more rigorous class. Ashtanga is a scientific system of postures that are linked together through the breath to calm the mind and strengthen the body. For experienced practitioners and athletic beginners.
This free class is an all levels Yoga class. Come experience this class and meet the community!
Bring a mat if you have one. We charge $2 for mat rental, if you do not have your own.
The studio has a right to turn away participants if they are more than 10 minutes late.
Dynamic Aroma Flow
This class provides all the physiological benefits of exercise, soothes the nervous system and mind from over-stimulation, and helps practitioners access true peace and insight. The asana portion of the class is conducted m mindfully, and infused with dharmic guidance such as stopping and looking deeply into the nature of the body, observing the miracle of breathing, while enjoying the benefits of essential oils and hand on adjustments from the teacher. We will flow, sweat, breathe, and surrender.
This class focuses on more creative sequencing and transitions, cultivating the feeling of grace, strength, and fluidity of a dancer. With emphasis on balancing flexibility, strength and breath to achieve deeper levels within the body, mind, and spirit. Playful and challenging. Bring out your inner dancer!
The pillars of Forrest are Breath, Strength, Integrity and Spirit. The mission is to create in each of us a sense of freedom, a connection to our spirit and the courage to walk our truth. This challenging and empowering practice works longer in poses, emphasizing breath connection, core strength, awareness, and joy.
Combines the primary use of breath awarenss and sensation.
This class offers options for the experienced beginner as well as the seasoned practitioner. Through repetition of the basic poses, you will able to build more complex poses. During asana practice, several variations or options are presented to allow each student to feel challenged, physically and mentally. You are led through a sequence of poses combining yang and yin energies using a blend of asana styles.
Mysore is the traditional method of teaching as established by Ashtanga's founder, Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. Following Ashtanga's Primary Series, Mysore is distinct in practicing in silence, at your own pace. You will receive extra individual attention from the teacher and the supportive energy of a group working toward the same goals but are free to follow the rhythm of your breath.
This class is appropriate for women in all stages of pregnancy and focuses on relaxation and strengthening the body. No prior knowledge of yoga is needed.
A class made to create complete relaxation of the mind and body by holding passive, supported poses for an extended length, allowing for deep muscle relaxation and calmness of mind.
Restorative with Lights
Restorative yoga is a practice that is all about slowing down and opening your body through passive stretching. During the long holds of restorative yoga, however, your muscles are allowed to relax deeply. It's a unique feeling because props, rather than your muscles, are used to support your body. This class also incorporates use of a light projector that makes calming color patterns on the ceiling when the lights are dimmed.
Restorative with Reiki
This is a gentle, therapeutic style of Yoga that uses props to support the body to deepen the benefits of the poses. It is a soothing and nurturing practice that promotes the effects of conscious relaxation. This class also uses Reiki, an ancient Japanese method of healing that uses energy to balance the body and mind.
Scoliosis & Back Care Yoga
This class will have a sequence with an aim to properly load and elongate the spine. The teacher will help you personalize your practice with prop adjustment appropriate for your body and back.
TGIF Flow & Glow
Come unwind from the week and kick start your weekend with this part Vinyasa/part deep-long-stretches class. Each of Shannon's classes are thoughtfully sequenced and creatively themed (often with one of her many unique playlists) to help guide you in different aspects of the practice. In this 75 minute class, you can expect a sweetly guided opening meditation followed by 30-40 minutes of moderate/energetic Vinyasa flow and then some long deep stretches and a wonderfully relaxing and restorative savasana. Shannon leads this class with a a call to all to have a little fun, to listen in to what your body is needing, to connect, to recharge and then to kick back and bask in the radiance of your divine light!
This flowing Hatha yoga class is open to students of all levels. Using an eclectic blend of asana styles, this flowing class gives you a new and different experience each time you practice. Come to feel, breathe, move and touch the truth in your heart!
Yoga Basics is a class for those new to yoga, but ,also, offers teachings for experienced yogi. Emphasis is placed on asana (posture), mechanics, breath and energy work. This class is sensitive to those who have bodies that may need a little TLC. It is an all size friendly class.
Yoga Flow + Reiki
Flow through this beginner/intermediate level Vinyasa class, then relax into an extended savasana with relaxing adjustments and Reiki. Reiki is a Japanese energy healing technique that can help to balance the mind, body and spirit utilizing hovering hand positions that direct healing energy. 200 RYT and Reiki Master Teacher Alyson Lyon leads this class that will leave you feeling more open, centered and calm.
Using an eclectic blend of asana styles, this flowing class gives you a new and different experience each time you practice. The class will end with an extended savasana that includes crystal bowls and Yoga Nidra meditation. Come to feel, breathe, move and touch the truth in your heart!