Increase vital energy within the body by expanding the harmonious connection of breath and movement. Uma Yoga Asana sequences will flow according to your individual body’s genetic make up and will help you navigating through any restriction to reduce pain and tension. Our teachings focus on concepts of YIN YOGA , the “hidden” power of lengthening and strengthening muscles to reduce tension and release stagnant energy. We also offer weekly meditation and dynamic dance classes to reduce stress and deeper the body, mind, and spirit connection.
These are donation based classes; pay what you can, when you can. It is more important to us that your practice be consistent and regular to receive the full benefits of therapeutic Movement and Meditation.
*suggested donation between $5- $20
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Yin Yoga Massage
A slow-paced style of yoga as exercise, incorporating principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine, with asanas (postures) that are held for longer periods of time. For beginners, asanas may be held from 45 seconds to two minutes; more advanced practitioners may stay in one asana for five minutes or more. We will be doing mostly 45 sec to 2 minutes (no worries!). This is a restorative practice that offers a deeper stretch for our bodies.
Yin Yoga Massage
A dynamic class to build awareness of your self healing capabilities. Yin Yoga Massage teaches self-care practices that focus on improving range of motion, eliminating pain, and downregulating the nervous system. We use the healing tools of therapy balls for myofascial release and yin yoga postures to promote deep relaxation for the body and mind.
A gentle class focused on various styles of meditation to open up the body and build awareness of the mind. Breath-work, gentle movement, and restorative guidance into stillness will help one find a deeper sense of presence. Classes will offer a variety of Guided Meditations, QiGong, Sound Therapies (Tibetan Bowls) and Yoga Nidra's to help you relax, restore and realign durning your mid-week flow.
Uma Dance Therapy
One hour of rhythmic movement, dancing to the beat of your own inner drum. This class is designed to bring you fully into your body, to meet your breath and move and groove to the rhythm of your heart and soul. A semi-guided, dynamic dance hour that challenges one to let go, open up, and move organically. Here we can find alignment and create a healthy space to release stress, move stagnant energy, increase vitality, and restore balance. Join us every Sunday night to fill up with abundance for the week ahead. Feel free to message any song requests in advance so you can shake it out to some of your favorites! All bodies, minds and spirits welcome- NO DANCE EXPERIENCE REQUIRED :)!