Ayurveda, or the science of life, is an effective and intuitive way to balance the body. Learn to harmonize your body type with the season and weather using ancient yoga and breathing techniques. All levels welcome.
Bliss your body, mind and spirit with this powerful yet centering Vinyasa Flow class. Strengthen yourself while still finding joy, focus, and awareness. Vinyasa blends power and grace integrated with breath. All levels welcome.
Join us for this yoga class for all shapes, sizes and ages. No matter what your skill level, this class will cultivate awareness in your body, mind and spirit. Fun, nourishing and playful yet profound and strengthening.
This vinyasa practice is suitable for the beginner student as well as the more advanced. The slower pace allows time to feel and truly experience the pose physically and mentally before flowing into the next sequence.
Jan offers many modifications to make the pose easier or more challenging based on your needs. This non-competitive, non judgemental practice will leave you refreshed and wrapped in peace.
Kundalini Yoga uses movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax and heal your mind and body, allowing the spirit to flow freely by opening the pathways of the mind and body to invoke feelings of well-being and happiness. A typical Kundalini Yoga class starts and ends with beautiful and ancient chants to open and calm the heart, proceeding into a carefully planned sequence of postures, movements, breathwork and meditation. Kundalini Yoga is open to all levels.
7:15 to 8:30pm
Yoga for Healing 12:15 - 1:30p
Yoga for Healing 12:15 - 1:30p
Restorative Yoga 9:30 - 11:00a
The Iyengar methods use of various props facilitates finding the “essence” of each pose allowing the practice of Yoga to be applicable to all, no matter one’s limitations.
The attention to alignment/ skeleton/ bones and the use of our musculature to maintain that alignment in any given pose builds and develops strength and flexibility over time.
Tuesdays 7:15 - 8:30pm
BELLY DANCE - BACK TO THE CENTER WITH MAHISHA DOSS
A class taught by Master Mahisha Doss focusing on the basic movements of an ancient art form designed for those new to belly dance and for the advanced dancer to polish the foundation of their dance.
Saturdays 9:15 - 10:45am
Learn how to reduce joint pain and muscle tension with self-treatment techniques that rehydrate your connective tissue and rebalance your nervous system in this unique group class. This technique will make your body feel better and keep you active and pain-free for a lifetime.
Erase pain and tension in your feet, hands, low back, and neck brought on by everyday stress, overuse, and age. This simple self-treatment can make your whole body feel better and provide relief from neck and low back pain, arthritis, bunions, plantar fasciitis, and carpal tunnel syndrome.
Peggy Berg is professor emerita of dance at Colorado College (retired in 2011 after 31 years of full-time teaching) and is now devoting herself solely to teaching Iyengar yoga. She began her in-depth study of yoga in 1997 and regularly works with this country’s most renowned yoga teachers. In 2005, she lived for two months in Pune, India, studying directly with the Iyengar family, and received her second level of Iyengar certification in 2010. Iyengar yoga is known for its precise attention to alignment and rigorous physical and mental discipline. It has been the “gold standard” for teachers of yoga throughout the world with Iyengar yoga centers established in almost every nation and an extensive library of writings on the subject. Peggy uses her skill to customize poses for students with special challenges and is especially happy to work with persons who are beyond college age.
3:15 - 4:30pm
Born in the famous city of Kashi on the banks of river Ganges Sudhanshu Semwal has been a Professor of Computer Science, at the UCCS for last twenty-five years. Some fifteen years ago, Sudhanshu tried yoga to alleviate the accumulated back pain from years of grueling tennis matches and time spent hunched over a computer screen. The innumerable benefits of yoga soon began to percolate into every aspect of his life. Sudhanshu began to find a deepened sense of inner peace and happiness through meditative practice. Deepak Chopra’s message of infinite possibilities and connectedness of all living beings led him to the wonders of holistic health. Sudhanshu’s mantra has become: yoga provides infinite possibilities and is a generous source for healing, deep happiness and peace. He is enjoying every step of his invigorating yoga journey, and wants to share his knowledge,discovery, excitement, and benefits of yoga.
11:00am - 12:00pm
We have been drawn together by the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh. We enjoy sitting together with the intention of increasing peace in ourselves and in the world around us.
All levels of practitioners are welcome to join us. Please arrive a few minutes early to get settled. Cushions & mats or chairs are provided. Our format includes a brief welcome followed by 20 minutes of guided meditation & 10 minutes of walking meditation. We have another 20 minutes of sitting followed by 20 minutes of dharma discussion.
THURDAYS - 7:15 to 8:30pm starting June 6th
A fusion of yoga and dance with a focus on cultivating an awareness of the body and self-expression through movement. All levels are welcome. Come and allow yourself to take the time to find a connection to both yourself and a community of others who feel drawn to express themselves through movement.