Binghamton Yoga, 311 Exchange Ave, Endicott, NY, 607-725-8389

Class Descriptions

 

New Students

Align & Flow Yoga - A skillfull blend of alignment, attention to breath and life-affirming philosophy. Level 1 classes introduce students to foundational poses and technique and are appropriate for beginning and ongoing students. Level 1-2 classes introduce more challenging poses and alignment technique in a more flowing sequence. Level 2-3 classes introduce intermediate poses in a more vigorous flowing sequence.

Iyengar Yoga - Iyengar Yoga is a progressive practice. Learning to practice safely with the use of props, specific sequencing, and a focus on correct alignment Iyengar Yoga creates a body of knowledge which builds upon itself from class to class and level to level. Level 1 - Standing poses and other basic poses are taught for new students and those new to the Iyengar method. Level 2 - Inversions and a selection of more challenging poses are taught. Level 3 - Very serious students with a home practice which includes Sirsasana (headstand), and Salamba Sarvangasana (shoulderstand).

Release & Renew Yoga - A skillful blend of Svaroopa® style yoga, meditation, relaxation and life-affirming philosophy. The integration of meditation, relaxation and precisely aligned, propped yoga poses to help release the deepest tensions in your spine and your body, leaving you revived and refreshed.

$6 Flow 60 - 60 minutes of Flow Yoga for $6 (cash only please). A well-rounded practice to strengthen and stretch the whole body in a steady flowing sequence. Come to move and sweat while exploring the more playful side of yoga. This class is not appropriate for students with injuries. Newer students welcome. Unlimited and new student passes may be used to attend this class.

$6 Gentle 60 - 60 minutes of Gentle Yoga for $6 (cash only please). A well-rounded practice to strengthen and stretch the whole body through the use of carefully aligned poses and the support of props. This class is particularly well-suited for beginners, seniors, pregnant woman, anyone with physical limitations, or anyone looking for a more relaxed practice. Unlimited and new student passes may be used to attend this class.

AcroYoga Play - Playful introduction to  AcroYoga foundations and therapeutics.  Work will focus on core-strength & stability, building proficiency with basic postures, and partner work.  No partner necessary.  No previous experience expected.  Simply come with an open-mind and a shirt that won’t go up over your head!  Runs on Wednesday evenings only, Feb 12, 2014 – Mar 5, 2014.

Prenatal Yoga - Not currently offered.  Private lessons available.

 

All classes can be attended on a drop-in basis, no registration required.

 

Fill out the New Student Consent Form.

If you are coming to class for the first time, please arrive at least 10 minutes prior to the start of the class.

If you have your own yoga mat, please bring it, otherwise you can borrow one from us. We recommend purchasing your own for cleanliness and so you can practice at home, of course!

Wear comfortable, but snug clothing. Dress in layers if possible.

Please leave your shoes and personal belongings in the waiting area or to the side of the practice space.  Shoes are not permitted in the practice area unless there is a medical reason - and if there is, please bring very clean shoes.

Turn cell phones off or to silent mode during class.

Practice on an empty stomach.

Mention any pre-existing injuries or special conditions you may have to the instructor at the beginning of class.

Abandon the competitive mind set and check your ego at the door. Yoga is not about doing what the person next to you is doing, but rather it is about doing what you can do each time you step on the mat.