Yoga meets You where You are.
(Beginner – Adv. Beginner)
Geared toward the beginner, but also great for students with more experience looking to further develop basic postures. These classes provide extra instruction within slow-paced sequences, allowing you to build a strong foundation while reaping the benefits of any Yoga practice.
Hatha 1 – 2 (New)
(Adv. Beginner – Intermediate)
Hatha is the foundation to which all physical forms of yoga derive. Hatha 1-2 sequences are arranged to work all parts of the body while exploring full ranges of motion to each pose. Within an even pace, you will bend, balance and hold each pose to bring you to full body awareness. Suitable for all levels with a recommendation that the Beginner to yoga explore Yoga 101 first.
Hatha & Flow 1 – 2
(Adv. Beginner to Intermediate)
A paced Yoga flow, good for those familiar with yoga postures. This class is a great introduction to traditional vinyasa (one breath, one movement style). Sequences offer arm balancing, standing poses, forward bends, backbends, and twists. Ideal for advanced beginner through intermediate levels. Working with detailed alignment cues, you can find your Self in a pose.
Hatha & Flow 2 – 3 (New)
(Intermediate – Advanced)
A vigorous paced Hatha Vinyasa flow, good for those familiar with yoga postures and have strong body awareness. This class is a great marriage to Hatha & Flow 1-2. Sequences explore and deepen your flexibility in combination with arm balancing, inversions and back-bends. Ideal for the advanced beginner through intermediate level practitioner.
Good Morning Yoga
(1 Hour Class)
This class is for the early risers, the early commuters and all of you wanting to get your day off to a great start! We’ll bend some, sweat some, twist some & balance some! You’ll build strength, flexibility and concentration to wake your body and get your energy flowing for the day!
Core Connection is a great partnering to any level of yoga or fitness, or for anyone looking to strengthen their core. These sequences are yoga-inspired pilates on a mat and are geared to strengthen and tone your tummy/core/center/Solar Plexus! A strong core creates a strong body and a supported spine!
Take it easy with this gentle, deep stretching, grounding flow. Class begins with breath control exercises (pranayama). You are then lead into small movements to bring focus into your body. The sequences are composed of mostly ground work and are held to gain a deeper awareness of the stretch, while maximizing that sweet feeling of each posture. Sweet Spot is a great way to increase your flexibility and build a greater understanding of the encompassing pose. It’s like getting a deep massage for the body and mind! If you are completely new to yoga, we suggest taking Yoga 101 first.
It’s simply said! It’s a simple stretch!! Stretching is an important part of life not just for the fitness-hearted. Stretching can improve range of motion, increase circulation, and create a calm mind. This class is great for the 9 to 5-ers, the weight lifter, the cardio fitness junkie, and those who might be intimidated by what yoga means. If you are in need of a good stretch, this class is for you!
(Adv. Beginner – Advanced)
Vinyasa yoga translates as connected movement (one breath, one movement). An energetic, multilevel practice that creates a cleansing body heat, builds strength, and improves stamina and focus. Dynamic movement is threaded into an intelligent flow sequence, offering a wide range of stamina-challenging poses. Flow to discover and explore your “breath movement” while you strengthen your balance and find your center.
Traditional Vinyasa 2 – 3 (New)
(Adv. Beginner – Advanced)
A strong and vigorous flow that unfolds your hidden potential, bringing you to the next level in your practice. This class includes breath-work, connection to the core as well as advanced backbends, twists, forward folds, arm balances and preparations for and to inversions. Prepare to sweat and work through your physical and mental limitations. Prepare to evolve in your practice.
Shakti Flow (Women Only)
Created with our hips in mind!! Beginning with pranayama (breath control exercises), we will work through 1 to 5 traditional Moon Salutations. Leaving us in a blissful state to take the much-needed time for our Goddess self to connect with our breath, as well as capture the moment in peaceful silence.
This class supports the expectant mother in her pregnancy journey. Whether she is new to yoga or already has an existing practice, this class offers safe pose variations that the mom-to-be can use in other yoga classes.
Having a prenatal yoga practice helps to build stamina and can make you feel more comfortable in your changing body. Some of what you learn in these classes can be valuable tools in labor and delivery.
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Demand Dependent (4 Mom minimum):
Baby & Me
Baby & Me is a fun mixed level core focused Yoga Flow. Supportive to the postpartum mom, but ideal for any caregiver looking to get in shape while in infant company. This class is interactive, stimulating and bonding time. Get out of the house and come enjoy Baby Community. Bring your own baby toys (B.Y.O.B.T)!
(All Levels – Also Great for Prenatal)
Belly Dancing is one of the most beautiful exciting and sensual forms of self expression. In this class you will learn foot patterns, hip movement, arm placement, travel steps, turns and balancing steps. These culturally rooted dances benefit hip and digestive health all while stimulating you on a cardio level.
Join Teacher, Meela in Raqs Sharqui or dance of the East with movements from Northern and Southern Egypt, Tunisia and Turkey. She will either prepare you for your next dance party, stage performance or help you feel more graceful in your everyday movements. Over the course of this ongoing class you will also explore the usage veil and cymbals (zills).
Meela has danced, performed, taught and lectured throughout NYC and the US as well as internationally the art of Bellydance for parties, community events, festivals and stage for over three decades with various troupes and as a soloist. Her cultural background also informs her teaching as her family’s roots are in Southern Egypt and Ethiopia and Afro-Native American. She is also a Brazilian/Orisha Dance teacher and Yoga Instructor. She is happy to join the family of Owls Head Yoga Studio and eager to create a dynamic community of Wellness and Healing to all students.