Class Descriptions

Browse our descriptions below to find a class that supports your journey to greater health and well-being!
Please visit our Class Schedule to see our online class descriptions and new offerings.

General Yoga

At The Park Classes

Park Pop-Up: Outdoor Gentle-Moderate Yoga

Taught at the gentle-moderate level with mainly standing poses, and some poses on the ground. Bring a mat, beach towel, water, hat, and sunglasses.

Down Dog at Wall

Gentle Yoga

A slower-paced yoga practice. These classes are perfect for people recovering from injuries, newcomers to yoga, or those who simply enjoy a gentle practice.

Yoga Class with Open Arms

Moderate/Morning Yoga

Moderate classes explore intermediate level postures and breathwork, including various modifications to simplify or go deeper into the postures. Some yoga background is necessary.

Moderate Plus Yoga

Explore intermediate level postures and breathwork, plus more vigorous options to go deeper into the postures. Yoga background is necessary.

Half Circle Pose in Vigorous Yoga at MSY

Vigorous Yoga

A faster-paced class, vigorous practice includes more advanced postures and variations. Yoga experience required. Not suitable for students with injuries.

All Levels of Yoga at MSY

Yoga Basics

For beginners and ongoing students who want to refine their yoga posture alignment, and dive deeper into breath techniques and meditation. Taught at the easy moderate level.

Restorative Yoga Class at MSY

Restorative Yoga/Yoga Nidra

Release deep-seated stress and renew your body, mind, and spirit in these special yoga classes. Practiced on the floor in postures supported by yoga props. Open to everyone.

Specialty Yoga

Chair Yoga

Chair Yoga

Perfect for Seniors and other students recovering from injuries. The class uses chair support for seated and standing postures.

Active Senior Yoga Class

Active Seniors

A more active class for Seniors that includes both floor and standing postures. Students must be able to get up and down from the floor.

Prenatal Yoga Class at MSY

Prenatal Yoga

This is a great class for preparing yourself and your baby for a healthy pregnancy and delivery. For mothers in their 2nd & 3rd trimesters. No previous yoga experience is necessary.
**Please email Carla to register for Prenatal Yoga.

Yoga For Bone Strength

Yoga for Bone Health

Build increased bone density through the therapeutic use of yoga! Used the concepts of quantity (how much work load is placed on the muscles to activate bone growth) and quality (proper alignment for each student). Harness the power of breathing techniques to sustain yoga poses long enough to initiate bone growth. All poses are adaptable for each individuals needs; however, this class is not suitable for students with acute conditions or acute pain.

More Classes

Chair Pilates at MSY

Chair Pilates

Strengthen your core and improve your balance while toning your whole body. This version of classical Pilates uses a chair and other props to support and deepen the practice. A perfect complement to yoga.

Sculpt for Strength & Balance Class at MSY

Sculpt for Strength & Balance

A whole body fitness program that utilizes balance exercises, weight bearing routines, and low impact movements to help maintain and stimulate bone health in a safe way. Strengthens the whole body and improves balance.

Tai Chi Class at MSY

Tai Chi

Building strength, improving balance, and increasing self-awareness, this ancient internal movement art form is a great complement to yoga practice. Tai Chi classes are progressive and we offer beginning-intermediate levels.

Feldenkrais Class

Feldenkrais Movement

Working in a safe and comfortable range, gentle Feldenkrais movements transform stress patterns in your body and promote: relaxation, less stress, reduced pain, increased mobility, improved balance, and better posture. Benefits also include: increased awareness to alter habits that don’t serve you and a lightness within movement and being.

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