Class Descriptions

Please note: all yoga classes are offered in various levels and taught by a variety of teachers. Please see check Online Scheduler for details.

Flow

In this Vinyasa Flow class you will synchronize breath with movement. Students will focus on linking conscious breath with a mindful flow. In a Vinyasa class, students awaken their strength, energy, and flexibility in a fun atmosphere.

Heated Flow*

A similar class to Flow but in a heated room. Develop skills of concentration and patience that help focus the mind as you deepen your strength, poses and practice while sweating out wastes and toxins.  approx class temp: ~85-92 degrees.  (Level 1/2 Heated Flow: ~85 degrees)

Power Flow

A fitness-based approach to Vinyasa style flow. Students will focus on linking conscious breath with a vigorous and mindful flow. In a power yoga class, students will build strength, flexibility and concentration while cleansing the body and calming the mind. You can expect a great cardiovascular and strength building workout combined with breath work.

Hot Power Flow**

Similar class as Power Flow, but in a heated room.  Bring a towel and water!  All levels are welcome (unless otherwise noted), but some yoga experience is suggestedapprox class temp: ~92+ degrees.

Warm Candlelight Flow***

In this slow flowing class, students will synchronize breath with movement in a heated room, no more than 80 degrees. This is a great class for those who want the benefits of the warm room without the speed and intensity that often comes with a vinyasa or hot power yoga class.It is also a great class if you are looking to settle your nervous system or get a really good night’s sleep.In this class, you will open and stretch your muscles with slow movement, careful alignment, and conscious breath work.It won’t be easy or lazy, just slow, thoughtful, and grounding. This class is not intended for beginner yogis, or students with injuries.

Brand New to Yoga

Never practiced yoga? If you want a gentle way to learn more about yoga, this class is for you!  A basic style of yoga, where you learn to properly use your body and breath through asana (postures) and meditation. Focus is placed on posture and basic poses that are used commonly in all levels of yoga practice. This class is offered at a slower pace and with extra explanation.  You’ll have an opportunity to ask questions to ensure you have a fulfilling experience. A great class for an apprehensive student.

Beginner Flow / Flow Fundamentals

In a safe and relaxing atmosphere, students will learn the benefits of yoga, incorporating basic yoga asana, proper yogic breathing, and relaxation techniques that suit the benefits of you!  This is an excellent introduction for new students and also great for the experienced student looking to fine tune their practice.  If you want a gentle way to learn more about yoga, this class is for you!

Gentle Flow

This class is designed for beginners through intermediate students.In Gentle Flow, you’ll be guided through postures in a Vinyasa style, beginning with the basic poses, but allowing for more challenging poses based on your practice level.Props are encouraged to allow the body to fully achieve each pose comfortably.This is a great class for students looking for a more gentle experience, those who are new to yoga or those who need a change of pace, yet still have the option to take it to the next level.Also the perfect class for students with injuries or limitations.

Rooted In Bliss Meditation

In this meditation class, you will be guided to consciously pay attention to thoughts, feelings, and expectations, allowing for clarity of purpose and self-transformation. Part discussion and part meditation practice, we’ll explore themes such as joy, peace, love, health, abundance, and prosperity. This experience will allow you to leave the grind behind and embody a present state of mind as you embark on the month ahead! No experience necessary. All are welcome. (50 minutes- every 1st Sunday of the month)

Restorative Yoga

Calm your mind and relax your body with soothing Restorative Yoga.  Restorative Yoga poses require no muscular exertion; each pose is held for several minutes and deeply supported by props – blankets, bolsters, and blocks. Students leave feeling nourished, well rested, and refreshed. No yoga experience is needed and all levels are welcome. (50 minutes- every 2nd Sunday of the month)

Community Flow

We believe in making yoga accessible to all by offering consciously affordable classes often.  Weekly Community Flow classes (classes at a discounted rate), are open to anyone and we welcome students of all ages, body types, ability, and experience.  We also participate in worthy charities and organizations and frequently offer cause-related donation based classes as well.  Please see check our Online Scheduler for details.

 

*Heated class ranges from ~85-92 degrees

**Hot Power class ~92+ degrees

***Warm Slow Flow ~80 degrees

 

Class Levels

Brand New To Yoga and Beginner Flow:

Not sure where to start?  Brand New to Yoga or Beginner Flow is probably right for you.  See these class descriptions above for more info.  Visit: our teachers to find a personal description of what to expect in your next class.

Level 1/2:

These classes are designed to introduce new and continuing students to the foundations of alignment, breathwork, primary poses, sequences and variations.  Level 1/2 is intended for the student who has practiced yoga before, and is good for the student who wants to build on their yoga practice.  If you are brand new to yoga, we recommend starting with the Brand New to Yoga and/or Beginner Flow class, but this is not required and there is no previous experience needed to enjoy level 1/2 class.  Visit: our teachers to find a personal description of what to expect in your next class.

Mixed Level:

These classes are open to all levels of practice.  Your instructor will give you options and modifications throughout the class.  More complex poses may be introduced for advanced students, while beginners can work at their own level and work towards what’s next!  If you are brand new to yoga, we recommend starting with the Brand New to Yoga and/or a Beginner Flow class, but this is not required and there is no previous experience needed to enjoy a mixed level class.  Visit: our teachers to find a personal description of what to expect in your next class.

Level 2/3:

Level 2/3 classes are designed for intermediate to advanced practitioners.  We recommend that you have a solid practice and understanding of intermediate yoga postures and breathing techniques.  These classes are exciting, challenging and great for those who are ready to take it to the next level.

 

Confused about what class is right for you? We can help!

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12106 Wilkins Ave, North Bethesda, MD 20852   301.881.3330

If your schedule does not fit with ours – call us at the studio. We can arrange for private yoga sessions for you alone, with your friends, at home, at the studio or at your work.

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