Yoga Classes at Creative Wellness
Whether you are an advanced practitioner or just beginning your yoga journey we have a class that is right for you. Check out our class descriptions below and click on any class title to access our full class schedule.
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All levels is a hatha class appropriate for all levels. After centering the mind and warming up the body we will move mindfully through a traditional hatha yoga sequence: sun salutations, standing and balancing poses, forward folds, backbends, twists and inversions. With three primary goals: Physical Vibrancy, Emotional Balance and Metal Clarity, this class will serve as a foundation for the discovery of deep peace and true personal power that lies beneath the activity of the mind. All levels welcome.
Gentle yoga is a slow-paced, relaxing form of yoga. It provides a beautiful way to softly wake the body up and stretch yourself out. Gentle yoga because of its innate gentle nature, is perfect for those who cannot meet the demands of a physically straining exercise due to age, recovery from injuries or surgery. This practice combines physical postures (asanas) with guidance of an experienced teacher, breathing techniques (pranayama) and deep relaxation to help soften muscles and calm the mind. Studies have proven beneficial for many health concerns, including pain, reducing the heart rate and blood pressure, as well as relieving anxiety and depression. This class is geared toward the student who wishes to move at a slower pace.
Traditional Energy Balancing Asana Sequence. Allowing you to connect with your true Self through a series of longer held postures, pranayama and relaxation.
Heated Vinyasa is a sequenced class which utilizes the heating quality of a specific pranayama techniques as well as vinyasa style movement. This class enables practitioners to let go of external focus connecting the mind to movement and the breath. Using the natural heating element of fire to help warm the external body, practitioners can dive deeper into their being to ignite their internal fire or “agni”. Our Fire Flow class will leave you feeling strong, energized, cleansed and centered.
Restorative Yoga is a slow paced and stress-relieving practice. Restorative encompasses long held, static stresses of the deep connective tissues allowing them to be remodeled and the poses typically are supported by a prop usually 5 minutes or more allowing deep relation. Pull these together and you a blissful experience. Restorative Yoga gives us permission to rest, permission to slow down and pause from everyday "busy-ness". Shavasana is the foundation and will enhance deep rest.
Vinyasa All Levels - Appropriate for beginners and those who have a regular Vinyasa practice. We will explore the foundations of Vinyasa yoga, focusing on breath and alignment while incorporating more complex movements and sequences. Modifications will be offered and encouraged.
Private Individual Yoga Instruction
Individual classes are available with certain instructors. Currently we offer these with Richard Jason Bruke, Spencer Jones, and Allison Higgins, . Please contact the individual instructor to learn more and schedule your session.
Registration for classes and workshops are all handled through the MindBody system so when you click on any button to "View Schedule" or “Sign Up” you will be taken to the MindBody site to register. If you do not already have an account with MindBody for Creative Wellness you may be asked to select us as the studio you are seeking and asked to create an account. You will then be able to purchase class passes, enroll and pay for workshops, book sessions with our independent providers, even purchase gift certificates. You will also receive appointment and class confirmations, reminders, and receipts this way. If you are a fan of doing things on the go you can download the MindBody app for your phone or tablet from your appropriate app store. We encourage you to utilize this online system but should you have any trouble registering for a class or need more information please call the studio at 716-714-9347. We look forward to seeing you soon and Namaste!