All classes start with gentle movement, and breathe work, to warm up the body ready for the practice.
Regular yoga practice builds a strong, toned, supple body. It helps improve fitness, posture, and balance, as well as calming, and focusing the mind.
Yoga props (mats, bolsters, belts, blocks, etc.) are provided for every class, but you are welcome to bring your own.
The General Class will incorporate breathing and mediation techniques, relaxation, and vinyasa sequences. Working on refining, and advancing poses, such as inversions. So whether it’s your very first class, and you’re open to a challenge, or you have tons of experience, these classes allow you to practice at a level that suits you. All yoga poses have options so you can participate fully no matter what your capability. This class challenges you to make it your own, and not to be influenced by those around you. Empowering freedom from your ego, and giving you the ability to listen to your body, and true self.
Gentle Hatha Yoga
Beginners classes are for anyone wanting to start yoga, as well as anyone wanting to improve their technique. The class focus is on yoga pose basics, and body alignment.
It will build your strength and stamina, improve flexibility in a nurturing, and supportive environment.
A self care experience. Develop body awareness, and discover your natural breath. A great class for stress relief, and rejuvenation.
The first class of the month is a yin yoga class. This is a class where poses are held for a longer duration. This targets the deep connective tissues between the muscles and the fascia through out the body.
The last class of the month is a yoga nidra class. This is a deep relaxation class where you enter a state of consciousness between waking and sleeping – a meditative consciousness called samadhi.
Ease and Effort
A semi-active practice. The class progresses at a comfortable pace. It’s perfect for those days you need to slow down. Experience it for yourself.
Pilates helps develop strength, flexibility, muscular endurance, co-ordination, balance, and good posture, through low impact exercises. Its emphasis is on proper postural alignment, core strength, and muscle balance.
A pilates workout really is for anyone at any level, and as its focus is on working the core muscles, it’s only an hour class.
Intro Course (Beginners Yoga)
The Introduction Course teaches beginners the basics of key yoga poses, some of their Sanskrit names, and breathing techniques. You will also learn how to safely stretch your muscles, without causing pain, or discomfort, and how to use breathe to deepen your flexibility, and sense of wellbeing.
This class will give you a solid foundation, and the confidence to move on to any of Yogalane’s regular classes.
Personal Yoga Session (One-To-One)
Always wanted to try yoga, but don’t feel confident, or comfortable, with the thought of being in a room full of students? Maybe you’ve been practicing for a while, and are now ready to go deeper into those yoga poses?
Whether you’re a ‘first time’ beginner, or experienced, a personal yoga session, or sessions, might just be what you’re looking for.
These sessions are the perfect environment to learn the basics of yoga; refine your yoga poses; ensure correct alignment; and strengthen, and tone, specific areas of the body. As with any yoga class, you will also learn how to calm the mind.
If you’d like to practice at home we can also work with you to tailor a home practice sequence to suit you, and your lifestyle.