Move.

Asana classes

Here at Shambhala we believe that your practice should meet you and your body. This means we have a variety of different levels and different styles that nurture and support your movement practice.


basics level:

Open to beginners as well as to those wanting a slower paced vinyasa class, our Basics class offers an opportunity to reconnect with the fundamentals of alignment and the essentials of flow style yoga.

chair yoga:

Chair Yoga invites you to find mobility in a way that is soft and gentle but also really supportive and beneficial. This practice, with the use of a chair, invites awareness and integrity into the body, specifically the line of the spine. Activating the muscles to better posture and energy flow. This class is perfect for those with injuries in the hips, knees, or ankle joints. 

gentle mat:

This class explores gentle yoga postures, breathing techniques, meditation, and relaxation while seated and/or standing. 

intermediate

In this fun flow, students build confidence as we dive into more challenging postures and refine alignment with a focus on techniques to develop steadiness and ease in the Vinyasa flow.
Best suited for students with basic yoga experience; ready for more inversions, arm balances, chaturanga, students looking for a little more challenge in the asana practice.

hatha flow:

Alignment based, hatha practice mixing elements of Vinyasa flow and pranayama practices. The teacher introduces a variety of postures with plenty of modifications appropriate for all levels and bodies. 

katonah:

Katonah Yoga is a syncretic Hatha yoga practice developed by Nevine Michaan over 40 years. She and her teachers incorporate classical Hatha yoga with Taoist theory, geometry, magic, mythology, metaphor, and imagination — in a practical framework designed to potentiate personal and communal well-being.

iyengar:

Iyengar is a systematic approach to learning how to practice yoga. It focuses on using proper body alignment and a clear mental disposition to promote consciousness.

slow flow & yoga nidra:

Our Slow Flow classes follow a slower, more mellow pace and include Restorative and Yin yoga postures. Yoga nidra is a guided meditation technique practiced in savasana. It's based on the tantric technique called nyasa - which aims to make every single cell in the body conscious.

reiki:

This class is both healing and nourishing. Restorative Yoga uses props to support the body allowing for deep relaxation and rejuvenation. While resting in supported postures students will receive hands-on Reiki healing to help loosen and free blocked energy, increasing our vitality and inner essence.

natal:

Yoga is often quoted as being the most beneficial activity for the pregnant body. It is also a vital tool is the period of postpartum. In this class, you will flow through sequence of poses specifically designed for the pre (and post) natal body in mind. 

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Breathe.

Meditation

Beginner’s seat

Mon, Weds & Fri @ 6pm

Learn the fundamentals of meditation with accessible exercises and guided talks.
Cultivate your seat here and learn techniques to calm the mind. 
Each Class begins with movement to get the body ready to sit and pranayama (breath work) to ease the mind.
 

Open Sit

tues & thurs 1:15pm

Attend this meditation class as a drop in or add it on to your midday asana practice.
This meditation is open to all levels. Class will incorporate light movement and pranayama practices. 

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Connect.

Dance

African Dance

friday 7pm

With live drumming, this class will teach you the fundamentals of traditional African dance with emphasis on an understanding of the accompanying drum rhythms. Classes start with a thorough warm up, followed by a sequence of movement across the floor.

Dance Cardio

monday 7pm

This AfroBeats fusion dance fitness class incorporates a wide array of medium to low-impact aerobic dance to a variety of high-energy rhythms!

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