Class Descriptions

_DSC2284 (2)Amador Yoga offers a variety of classes for all ages and fitness levels.

Adult Classes

Ashtanga: Led Primary Series: Ashtanga is a traditional vinyasa style practice involving a series of set poses performed in the same order, focused on breath, drishti and bandhas. This class will focus on the Primary Series which will be instructor led. The practice will challenge you and help you take your personal yoga practice to a deeper level. Recommended for intermediate to advanced students, though no prior experience with Ashtanga is necessary. Class Length: 90 minutes

Ashtanga Impov:  This class will begin with traditional sun As and sun Bs to warm up the body and we will then explore a variety of postures and sequences from First and Second series in a fun and supportive environment. The class will be informal and impromptu based on students specific needs and requests. All levels are welcome but some level of athletic or yoga background is recommended. Class length: 60 minutes

Foundations: An Intro to Yoga: This class highlights proper breathing techniques, the basic yoga poses in the flow sequence, and demonstration of proper alignment in each pose. This class is offered once a month and is a great intro for those new to yoga or Vinyasa flow style or seasoned yogis looking to reground their yoga practice. Class length: 60 minutes

Heated Flow: This class focuses on building strength, stamina and flexibility. The room is heated to around 90 degrees to assist in opening the body and the flow incorporates a different theme each week to align with the current season. Appropriate for intermediate to advanced students. Class length: 60 minutes

Kundalini Yoga: This practice is said to be the yoga of awareness. It is a practice that combines breath, mudra, eye-focus, mantra, body locks, and postures to balance the glandular system, strengthen the nervous system, expand lung capacity, and purify the blood. The practice will uplift your spirit and give you an experience of your soul.  All levels are welcome. Class length: 60 minutes

Power Flow: This class follows Vinyasa flow style, moves quickly and is meant to challenge you throughout the power sequence. Students leave class feeling energized and grounded. This class is appropriate for intermediate to advanced students. Class length: 60 minutes

Slow Flow: This class is a slow paced Vinyasa flow style and is great for all levels. Modifications are demonstrated as needed based on each individual student’s needs. You will leave class feeling refreshed and grounded. Class length: 60 minutes

Yin Yoga: This is a slow paced, highly relaxing style of yoga where each pose is held for 2-5 minutes in order to target the deep connective tissue. This style of yoga is great for all levels and those looking to deepen stretches and increase flexibility. Class length: 60 minutes

Kids Classes

Yogi Kids: This class is geared towards school aged children from kindergarten through elementary age. The class will introduce asanas (yoga poses) and yoga inspired games in a supportive and relaxing setting. Yoga helps children to increase their flexibility and strength and teaches them ways to manage stress and think in a positive mind set which will have lifetime benefits. Class length: 45 minutes