Class Descriptions

Join Christine Lewis, certified yoga teacher and a member of Canadian Yoga Alliance for Yoga Classes 

Learn how to Improve your mobility and let go of worry and stress.  Each class is unique and designed to restore and enhance your body’s natural rhythm and healing abilities.

Regardless of what class you enrol in, WITH a regular yoga practice you can achieve some noticeable benefits, here are just a few:

  • Improves flexibility, balance, coordination and memory resulting in fewer falls and sharpened memory
  • Stretches and Strengthens muscles, joints and connective tissues resulting in increased bone density, mobility and reduced joint pain
  • Better Sleep, release tension and stress resulting in more energy and wellbeing.
  • Lowers blood sugar, blood pressure, balances nervous system resulting in less medication, more inner calmness and peace.
  • Enlivens the digestive system and organs resulting in better elimination and detoxification
  • Strengthens spine, immune, cardiovascular and respiratory systems resulting in fewer colds, allergies and improved stamina.

 

BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE YOGA SERIES:

Ideal for the experienced practitioner as well as those new to yoga and eager to learn with no major health issues. This class provides Invigorating sequences (vinyasa), calming pranayama, and enlightening meditation.  It sharpens your awareness of the abundance of Wellbeing within you and all around you.

Enrol in this series and You will learn how to:

  • Execute each pose with confidence
  • Restore your energy with simple mindful practices and breathing techniques
  • Utilize key tools for successful alignment
  • Effortlessly transition in vinyasa (flowing sequences)

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Our Chair, Gentle and Restorative Yoga series are offered by appointment only in private or group settings,  Email wenmarbyoga@gmail.com to book or learn more:

 

CHAIR YOGA SERIES:

Ideal for seniors and people with limited mobility and injuries.  Gentle postures performed utilizing chairs and other props. Basic breathing and relaxation techniques introduced.

You will learn how to:

  • Let go of tension and alleviate physical discomfort
  • Breathe utilizing the whole diaphram
  • Stimulate and strengthen the systems of the body
  • Improve your balance and coordination

 

GENTLE YOGA SERIES:

A gentle practice suitable for all levels, ideal if you have chronic health issues. Verbal and visual Posture modification, contraindications and benefits of poses will be provided.  Meditation and Pranayama (breathing) processes explored and practiced to nourish the physical and emotional bodies.  

You will learn how to:

  • Quiet your mind.
  • Breathe and strengthen the nervous system.
  • Execute and modify poses to support your body type utilizing yoga props. 
  • Meditate and utilize guided visualization to achieve wellbeing.

 

RESTORATIVE YOGA SERIES:

A wonderful supportive and rejuvenative practice introducing restorative poses to deeply relax muscles, joints and mind.   Especially benefical to enhance healing.   Each class incorporates gentle and invigorating poses,  blended with reflective and restorative practice utilzing yoga props.

You will learn how to:

  • Quiet your mind 
  • Change your breathing pattern to stimulate and revitalize the systems of the body
  • Revitalize and strengthen joints, muscles, tissues and ligaments of the body.
  • Effectively make modifications to support your unique body by utilizing props to support you