Yoga Class Descriptions

*YOGA FOR BEGINNERS/INTERMEDIATE  An all levels yoga with meditation in a quiet, nice setting at Waterville Valley Town Square.  

This class builds strength, balance and sensory awareness. We will refines standing postures, twists, long holds and exploring our edge.  You’ll explore your practice at your level with focus. Helen classes are all based in healing mind and body with intuition, safety and respect for common conditions.  Enjoy the soft music that is designed to be used with breath out in nature.  Please bring mat and water.  Blocks and straps will be available but a limited number of mats will be available. Wednesdays, 9:00-10:15, Thursdays, 8:45-10:00, and Fridays, 9:00-10:15.  WMAC program pass accepted.  

MODERATE FLOW YOGA is for students who are steady and comfortable in the standing poses, but are new to the Iyengar method, and are healthy, fit and without injury. Great for beginners, experienced beginners and intermediate. This class refines the Yoga asanas and introduces deeper backbends.  Moderate Flow class is every Saturday and Sunday, WMAC, 9:00 – 10:15.

OPEN HIPS, OPEN HEART YOGA is for experienced beginners with common limitations and feelings of stiffness?  Have you you ever wondered what props is right for you and what variation to use? Then OPEN HIPS, OPEN HEART YOGA is for you and it’s especially good for late Winter afternoon after a day on the trail.   You’ll learn how to adjust postures according to your body so you can improve your balance,  tone your muscles and relieve stiffness.  At the end, we’ll do a guided mindfulness meditation and you’ll receive skilled touch to enhance your practice and relaxation. Open Hips class is every Tuesday and Thursday, WVRD, 4:30 – 5:45.  

Any physical exercise done with breath awareness becomes yoga; anything done without the breath is just a physical practice.
~Rajan Narayaran