Classes

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The Yoga room is warm (cool in Summer), carpeted, and comfortable.

Students to bring their own yoga mats, and the yoga room has plenty of Yoga props such as bolsters and blocks.

Classes are small in size, and supportive!

Everybody and every body is welcome in all classes! And NO, you are never too inflexible for Yoga. YES! – New students are most welcome to join.


To register for all classes, please submit a  YOGA REGISTRATION FORM 


Class types are:

* Hatha Yoga *

* Hatha with Yoga Nidra *

There is also the option of booking private lessons tailored to your individual needs and aims.

For information on private lessons, please read more here.

For group classes, read on for times, fees, dates and class descriptions.


Term 4 of 2017

Monday 9.25am Hatha Yoga class (9 weeks // $171)  –  PLACES AVAILABLE

Oct 9, 16, 23, 30 / Nov 13, 20, 27 / Dec 4, 11
(no class on Nov 6)

Monday 7.40pm Hatha Yoga class (9 weeks // $171)  –  FULLY BOOKED

Oct 9, 16, 23, 30 / Nov 13, 20, 27 / Dec 4, 11
(no class on Nov 6)

Tuesday 10.50am Yoga Nidra class (9 weeks // $171) – PLACES AVAILABLE

Oct 10, 17, 24, 31 / Nov 14, 21, 28 / Dec 5, 12
(no class on Nov 7 – public holiday)

Tuesday 7.40pm Hatha Yoga class (9 weeks // $171)  –  PLACES AVAILABLE

Oct 10, 17, 24, 31 / Nov 14, 21, 28 / Dec 5, 12
(no class on Nov 7 – public holiday)

Thursday 9.25am Hatha Yoga class (9 weeks // $171)  –  PLACES AVAILABLE

Oct 12, 19, 26 / Nov 2, 16, 23, 30 / Dec 7, 14
(no class on Nov 9)

Friday 9.25am Yoga Nidra class (8 weeks // $152)  – FULLY BOOKED 

Oct 13, 20, 27 / Nov 17, 24 / Dec 1, 8, 15
(no class on Nov 3 and Nov 10)


Payment

Bookings are required to be paid in advance in order to reserve a place. Details how to pay are forwarded to you by email, upon offer of a place.

Two class discount

Would you like to attend two weekly classes? I offer a 10% discount on the total when booking two weekly classes for the full term. 

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Class descriptions

HATHA YOGA

Hatha means Sun (Ha-) and Moon (Tha). Hatha yoga includes Asana (the physical yoga postures) as well as many other Yogic practices including Pranayma (Yogic breathing), Mudra (gestures), Yoga Nidra (guided relaxation), and Meditation practices.

With regards to the physical yoga postures and practices, the class is a combination of both gentle warming practices as well as challenging practices which are suitable for the experience level within the class. Many options are also provided for individuals.

Classes are breath-centred and encourage mindfulness and present moment awareness.

YOGA NIDRA CLASS (HATHA with YOGA NIDRA)

This class is designed with gentleness, restoration, relaxation and mindfulness in mind. Yoga Nidra is an ancient Yogic practice, which translates as ‘Yogic Sleep’.

We practice Hatha Yoga to begin class, then a guided deep relaxation practice lying in Shavasana (supine) for 30 minutes, and finishing with Meditation.

There are many options to assist those with injuries or medical conditions. For example the relaxation practice can be done sitting rather than lying down, or the seated meditation practice can be done lying down. Also the Hatha practice can be modified for the individual needs of the student. There are Yoga bolsters and other props that can be used to assist each student to be comfortable.

If you are learning to meditate or wish to deepen your meditation practice, this class is ideal for you, as the Yoga Nidra (relaxation) practice is deeply relaxing for the body and has a flow-on effect to bring quiet to the mind and emotions.

It’s also a perfect class for people experiencing stress, tension, or anxiety, and those wishing to learn techniques to calm body and mind.

This class can also help people recovering from illness or injury, as relaxing the body and quieting thoughts and emotions can greatly assist the healing process.


Frequently asked Questions

Here are answers to many frequently asked questions about booking for classes.


 

Karen’s Class Etiquette & Guidelines

* Bring along your yoga mat and a blanket. You may also wish to bring a water bottle.

* You may arrive 10 minutes before class if you wish. Please be respectful and maintain the quiet space.

* Yoga practice is best with an empty stomach. It’s best to not eat for 1 hour prior; you may need longer.

* I endeavour to create a comfortable, secure space for students to practice yoga. If you have any concerns regarding this, please talk to me

Terms & Conditions

* TURN OFF mobile phones before class.

* Arrive by the start time of your class.

* If you have any medical concerns, injuries, or if you are pregnant, inform Karen prior to class.

* Advise Karen (text message is preferred) if you are unable to attend a class.

* Payments for Yoga classes are non-refundable.

* Payments for Yoga classes are not transferable to a future date.

* For group classes, commitment is for the term. If you miss a class, you have the opportunity to attend a makeup class during the same term, subject to availability in the class.

*All makeup classes are to be organised through the private facebook group – Yogi’s Hub.

*Karen holds the right to cancel or reschedule any classes, sessions, or events due to illness or other urgent situations. Karen will notify students of the rescheduled date.

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