Cocoa Plum Yoga
This class is designed to help women find comfort during pregnancy, connect to other mom-to-be, and prepare for labor and birth. Every class includes warm-up, flows, stretches, breath and meditation. The pregnant woman becomes aware of and listens to her own body learning how to give herself the physical, emotional and mental care throughout her pregnancy and motherhood.
Start the class off with heating up your body through Hatha, holding hardy poses to strengthen and stretch your body. Then transition into Yin to cool and quiet your body through meditative relaxing poses. The instructor’s words are encouraging for both continuing and beginning students.
A ‘Yoga 101’ class for students taking those first tentative steps into a new area. The postures are presented in an easy to follow, accessible manner to build Strength, increase Flexibility, enhance Joint Stability and improve Posture and Balance.
Practice yin style poses: deep stretches held over a longer period of time in a relaxed way. Yin Yoga is great for increasing your range of motion, detoxifying the body, and improving the health of your connective tissues.
A Hatha inspired class where breath and meditation start off the class. Moving into warm-up then poses. Poses include standing, sitting, and laying. I encourage you to go to your edge finding the right expression of the pose for your body. Some classes may include corework and/or Sun Salutations.
Taste the sweetness of the simple, gentle self-care of yoga. Come experience for yourself a class especially designed for the bigger woman or man. Walking out of class you will experience a refreshed feeling from giving yourself the gift of stretch and movement.For all the poses, you will be given instructions on how to move, use props, and slide your body flesh out of the way so that the poses feel pleasant and safe. It's a time to be yourself and just breathe. Beginners are welcome.
Restorative yoga offers poses that revitalize and balance your body. With the help of props your body can completely relax into each pose. A still body encourages a still mind.