Yoga

Forrest Yoga

Yoga and Beyond is only studio offers Forrest Yoga in Calgary and west Canada.

Forrest Yoga uses intense pose sequences, compassionately taught, to develop skills in awakening each of the senses. It teaches you to bring aliveness, using breath, into every cell of your body, igniting your passion for living. You will sweat, gain strength, release tension, and breathe much better after experiencing a Forrest inspired Yoga class. Warm, but not hot, 85-90 degrees ALL LEVELS. Let’s build your Strength, Stability & Flexibility through “Forrest Yoga”.

Healing Yin 

Yoga and beyond special offers HEALING YIN

Healing Yin Yoga is a gentle, therapeutic style of yoga that is focused on the connective tissue of the hips, pelvis, hamstrings , Neck , shoulders and  lower spine. Since the connective tissue respond best to gentle stress over a long period of time. it has became yoga and beyond the most popular classes.
deliberate and meditative class focusing on lengthening the body’s deep connective tissue. Postures are held for extended periods to encourage deep releases.all Levels !! It is suitable for pregnant women and excellent for beginners.

Aerial Yoga

Using soft hammocks suspended from the ceiling, aerial yoga classes literally take your yoga practice off the mat. Aerial yoga allows you to move into asanas that are challenging on the ground allow a safe way to decompress the spine. Another benefit of aerial yoga is that it is really fun to do!

Beyond- Flow (vinyasa Flow)

Vinyasa Flow The term “vinyasa” is a Sanskrit word used to define the sequence in the sun salutation series of… chaturanga, up dog, down dog, all linked to breath Vinyasa Power , energetic, flowing classes synchronizing breath with movement. Build strength, flexibility, and concentration. Cleanse the body and calm the mind. Vinyasa flow classes do not follow a set sequence of postures. Each class is unique and will vary from teacher to teacher. You can always expect a great cardiovascular and strength building workout combined with breath work (pranayama). Most Vinyasa Flow classes are modeled on the Ashtanga style of yoga. The term Vinyasa Power Flow was created by teachers looking to make Ashtanga yoga more accessible. These classes are appropriate for active beginners through to advanced students. Modified versions of more challenging postures will always be given. Be sure to work at your own pace, and take breaks whenever you feel the need. Come and be inspired! This sequence builds upper body strength and heat in the body, while stretching the legs and relaxing the spine.Vinyasa can also be found in classical Hatha classes where this sequence is used as a warm-up. Heat is created in Vinyasa Power Flow classes through challenging work not by adjusting the thermostat as in a Bikram or Hot yoga classes. The Bikram series is limited to 26 postures where in beyond yoga Vinyasa Power Flow classes we will explore a wider variety of poses.

Beyond -Hot Flow

Hot Yoga is dynamic and challenging, and all our teachers bring their own flair and knowledge to their classes. Hot flow yoga sequences draw on traditional postures that encourage a strong and efficient body that regenerates daily for vitality.

Hot Core Yoga

This class will challenge your bodies deepest stabilizing muscles to make you stronger on and off your mat.

Beyond- Flow (Mild)

Mild Flow will guide students through sets of linked poses, focusing on the mindful, rhythmic movement of body and breath. However, unlike Vinyasa and Hot Flow classes, this class will move at a somewhat slower pace while exploring poses that require less exertion and less impact on the hands and wrists. Beginners will have a chance to gently and steadily build strength and flexibility, while more experienced students will be able to refine their practice, cultivating concentration and attention to detail.

Beyond -Flow Foundation(Hatha)

Foundation Yoga basis Hatha yoga , It is a system founded in postures, breath control, and meditation. Our Hatha Yoga classes are multi-level, with options given for beginners to advanced.

Strength and Soul

Strength & Soul Yoga is a full-body workout that challenges your core strength, and stamina. This practice will relieve stress, dramatically elevate self-esteem, and improve your life and physique. This superb selection of postures is designed for the confident beginner to the advanced practitioner,including all body types – flexibility not required. Kim’s goal as a teacher is to challenge you to let go of using your external strength and instead focus on breathing and the flow of movement to find your true power, which is in your mind & spirit. “To me yoga is not so much about WHAT you do but HOW you do it.” Kim Wiebe has been practicing yoga for over 16 years and has been teaching for over 12 years. She developed her unique, distinctive style of yoga, Strength & Soul Yoga, in 2004. Over the years, this style, an amazing workout for the body, mind and spirit, has made her a well-known, popular teacher

Beyond -Flow (+Yin/ Hips)

The first portion of the class will be focused on building energy within the body through stretching and strengthening poses. The latter part of the class will have more focus on longer holds in a gentle manner which accesses the deep connective tissue. This class will challenge and energize you with an isolation towards your hamstrings.Come build your strength and balance. Open Hips and lengthen those hamstrings – invigorating your body, mind and spirit!
The instructor will build a class which is suitable for all levels. Beginners and advanced yogi’s welcome to enjoy a class which results in you feeling relaxed and calm.Special it is a great class for beginners

 Beyond-Flow (+Yin)

This class offers a challenging flowing asana practice that is balanced with a calming restorative practice. The perfect start to a new week! This class will be taught as an all levels class where beginners will safely learn the basics, while more experienced students can take the postures to new and deeper levels.This class offers a challenging flowing asana practice that is balanced with a calming Yin/restorative practice! Yin/Restorative Yoga targets the connective tissues, such as the ligaments, bones, and even the joints of the body that normally are not exercised very much in a more active style of asana practice.Yin /restorative Yoga generally targets the connective tissues of the hips, pelvis, and lower spine.This class will be taught as an all levels class where beginners will safely learn the basics, while more experienced students can take the postures to new and deeper levels.

Beyond-Restorative

Renew. Rejuvenate. Restore… with this hour and 15 min class that combines restorative yoga postures, pranayama breathing exercises and guided imagery all designed to release stress, promote deep healing, and take the students deep within and beyond the known. Take this journey with David P Stark, and at the end of class have a feeling of being renewed, refreshed and restored.

Kundalini

Open to all levels. A dynamic, powerful, and effective form of yoga that produces quick results. Benefits include weight control, relief from stress and insomnia, enhanced creativity, lymphatic cleansing, liver detoxification, balancing the heart and mind, and developing will-power. Kundalini yoga stimulates the nervous system, glandular system and the immune system and opens the spirit to deep levels of connection. Each class includes a specific yoga postures set, relaxation and meditation, often involving a mantra or breath work.”