Yoga

 FORREST YOGA
  • Skillful sequences, compassionately taught to develop skills in awakening each of the senses
  • Brings aliveness to the body, through breath – into every cell of the body
  • Ignites a passion for living
  • You will sweat, gain strength, release tension
  • ALL LEVELS; Warm (not hot) Studio – 85 – 90 degrees
  • Yoga and Beyond is the only studio in Calgary that offers Forrest Yoga Learn more: https://www.forrestyoga.com
HEALING YIN

(note:the format of this healing is different from the others)

  • Gentle, therapeutic style of yoga that focuses on the connective tissue of the hips, pelvis, hamstrings, neck, shoulders and lower spine
  • Thoughtful and meditative nature to the classes – focusing on lengthening tissues within the body
  • Postures are held for extended periods to encourage deep releases
  • ALL LEVELS; suitable for pregnant women and beginners
  • Yoga and Beyond’s most popular classes
AERIAL YOGA
  • Using soft hammocks suspended from ceiling, this class will literally take your yoga practice off your mat
  • This style of yoga allows you to move into asanas that are challenging on the ground but being suspended allows for a safe way to decompress the spine
  • Tons of fun and low impact
  • ALL LEVELS
BEYOND FLOW (VINYASA FLOW) 
  • Vinyasa is the sequence of postures all linked to breath that are powerful, energetic and flowing
  • Build strength, flexibility and concentration
  • Cleanse the body and calm the mind
  • Each class is unique and will vary from teacher to teacher
  • ALL LEVELS; beginners through to advanced students
HOT CLASSES 
BEYOND FLOW (Level 2-3 HOT)
  • Dynamic and challenging with a focus on traditional yoga postures
  • All teachers bring their own flair and knowledge to each class
  • Postures encourage a strong and efficient body that regenerates daily for vitality
  • ALL LEVELS
BEYOND FLOW (Level 1-2 HOT)
  • Designed specifically for beginner students, this style will guide you through sets of linked postures, moving at a slower pace, while exploring postures that require less exception and impact with the same benefits
  • Less impact will be felt specifically on hands and wrists
  • This style really allows students to gently and steadily build strength and flexibility; even though its beginning this class also gives experienced students the opportunity to refine their practice, cultivating concentration and attention to detail
  • ALL LEVELS
 BEYOND RESTORATIVE
  • Renew. Rejuvenate. Restore
  • 60-75 minute class combines restorative yoga postures, pranayama breathing and guided imagery
  • Designed to release stress, promote deep healing and take students deep within and beyond the known
  • ALL LEVELS
Class Levels Defined
Level 1 – Beginner

Level 1 classes are designed for those who have had no previous exposure to yoga, but are eager to learn and start experiencing the amazing benefits of a yoga practice. The beginner student needs slow-paced direction and a great level of detail so they can become familiar with basic yoga poses and use of the breath.

Level 2 – Experienced Beginner

Level 2 classes are designed for those who have had some exposure to yoga, including an introduction to basic yoga poses and proper alignment. The experienced beginner student would like to explore their practice and begin to become more familiar with poses and use of the breath.

Level 3 – Intermediate

Level 3 classes are designed for those who have a good understanding of the basic yoga postures, and have begun to explore a wider variety of poses and styles. The intermediate student understands the relationship between breath and movement.

Level 4 – Advanced-Intermediate

Level 4 classes are designed for more experienced yogis with a very solid understanding of basic yoga postures who are comfortable performing more advanced poses. The advanced-intermediate student practices yoga regularly and has begun to master connection of breath with movement.

All Levels

Come as you are! All Levels classes are suitable for beginners, masters and everyone in between. These classes offer modifications so that you can customize your class to fit your specific needs and level of expertise.