Mind & Body

In the fast-paced world we live in, making the connection between our physical and psychological health is essential for our overall well being. From Yoga to Pilates, our mind/body classes will help improve your mental awareness and reduce your levels of stress as you develop strength, flexibility, and balance.

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Sunrise Yoga
Start your morning off bright and early in this guided class that will tone, stretch, and strengthen your body. This slower-paced class will focus on discovering how you feel in each pose. You will leave this class with sustainable energy to carry you through your day. It is better than a cup of coffee!

Intro to Yoga
NEW to yoga? Or want a refresher of the postures? Learn fundamental yoga concepts, practices and philosophy in a fun, non-competitive environment. Explore alignment-based poses (asanas), develop body/mind awareness and learn to link breath with movement. Find balance, strength, flexibility and relaxation. Instructors provide hands-on adjustments and offer modifications/variations.
Class is recommended for students with < 1 year of yoga experience.

Yoga Essentials
Empower your personal yoga practice. Connect breath, body & mind in a fun, non-competitive environment. Develop balance, strength, and flexibility with Sun Salutations, alignment-based poses and challenging sequences. Learn to integrate asanas (poses), pranayama (breathwork), meditation/relaxation into your daily life. Instructors provide hands-on adjustments and offer modifications/variations.

Vinyasa Flow Yoga
Vinyasa Flow Yoga is an athletic approach to yoga, which follows the flow of breath through a sequence of interweaving asana’s (poses). The class is based in the Ashtanga and Vinyasa styles of yoga and includes Sun Salutations, balancing and core strengthening postures. This class is a great workout for the entire body, you’ll work up a sweat but leave feeling calm, energized and powerful. It is a vigorous and challenging style of yoga, however it can be adapted to meet each individual’s needs.

Lunch Time Yoga
Make the most of your lunch hour with this exclusive 45 minute yoga class. Enjoy a variety of styles of yoga in this relaxing, energizing and restoring class to help break up your day! Strengthen and stretch your body and mind. Open to all levels.

Pilates
This is a mat Pilates class designed for a variety of fitness levels. A primary principle of Pilates is stabilization of the core, wherein the abdominal muscles are strengthened to properly maintain the spine. This class will focus on lengthening, strengthening and balancing the entire body.


 

About Yoga

The word Yoga means union, It is a 5000 year old practice that is believed to provide inner peace, increased body awareness, strength, flexibility, and other health benefits. There are numerous different styles of yoga. At Klotsche we offer two styles of yoga: Yoga Essentials, which is a gently paced class based in hatha yoga and CorePower Yoga, which is a more vigorously paced class based in asthanga and vinyasa styles of yoga. Students are encouraged to try both classes in order to find one that fits their needs best.

Yoga Links:

www.yogajournal.com
www.yoga.about.com
www.yogafit.com
www.botw.org
www.abc-of-yoga.com

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Classes are not competitive:

A "good" practice is defined as whatever one's body and mind are capable of giving on a specific day. Respect and honor your body by not pushing past your limits of strength and flexibility. Stay present in the process and not obsessed with the outcome. Yoga practice is about letting go of competitiveness with others and yourself.

Physical assisting is part of many Mind & Body classes:

Your instructor may move your body with their hands in order to help you to find the correct alignment. If you feel uncomfortable with being physically assisted in class, please let your instructor know.

Mind/Body classes require registration and a separate fee.