Class Descriptions

Class sizes will be limited and you MUST pre-register online. We will NOT be accepting drop-ins. As classes fill, you will have the option to be placed on the waitlist.

All “Hot” classes are now “Warm” until further notice. Restorative Yoga is temporarily on hold.  See schedule HERE!

Flow

HY’s Flow class will strengthen, stretch and relax your entire body. It’s a fantastic class for those new to Yoga or those looking for a slower paced class with longer holds. 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. All Levels.

Flow Fusion

Enjoy a non heated class with flow, yin and restorative poses. Flow Fusion incorporates the strengthening of a flow class, the stretching of a yin class and the relaxation of a restorative class, all perfectly balanced in 60 minutes of bliss! All Levels.

Vinyasa-Free Flow

Explore healthy alignment and the freedom to play within poses. Beginners to more seasoned practitioners will enjoy how this class moves through floor based and standing postures while building strength, endurance, balance and flexibility. This non heated class is offered with some music and the option for zero vinyasa flows. All Levels.

Hot Power Flow & Power Flow

HY’s Hot Power classes build strength, flexibility, concentration and torch calories! You can always expect a great cardiovascular and strength building workout combined with breath work (pranayama). It is taught in a heated room to help cleanse the body and warm the muscles. This is a playful style of Yoga! All Levels.

Rock Steady (Heated with Music)

HY’s Rock Steady is a fun and groovy Hot Flow class to uplifting music! Utilize core-generated alignment to find a whole new world of muscles, actions, energy. Discover how to use your deep core muscles to make quick gains in true power, making all your poses more possible as you keep your body healthy for years of yoga to come. All Levels.

Yin & Warm Yin

HY’s Yin Yoga class is a powerful practice which targets the deep connective tissues of the body (tendons, ligaments and fascia). If it’s a Warm Yin class the room is warmed to encourage a deeper release. Each posture is held for longer periods of time allowing a slow and safe opening of the tissues, leaving the yogi with an overall feeling of spaciousness and peace. A Yin Yoga class is the perfect antidote to stress and a great counter balance to more active styles of Yoga. Although Yin Yoga is a more passive practice it can be quite challenging due to the length of time postures are held. This Yin Yoga class is open to All Levels.

Yin/Yang & Warm Yin/Yang

HY’s Yin/Yang is the perfect balance of strength and flexibility to cultivate a sense of energy and peace. The class begins with a Yang practice (a Vinyasa Flow) to energize and strengthen the body and finishes with a slow and deep practice (Yin postures) to open the body and still the mind. All Levels.

Kundalini, Yoga Nidra and Gong

This class will begin with movement and breathwork drawing from the practices of Kundalini yoga to open and prepare the physical and energetic bodies for deep relaxation. Participants will then be guided through a deeply restorative Yoga Nidra meditation and the sound current of the Gong will be used to enhance your relaxation experience. Please bring any props you may need to be comfortable during your practice, a small pillow or support for your head and a rolled up blanket or bolster for underneath your knees can help with your relaxation during the yoga Nidra experience. All Levels.

Stretch and Strength

This class is an excellent way to add some variety to your yoga practice! As well as giving the fascia, tendons, ligaments, and muscles some much needed stretching; it provides yogis with extensive tools for strengthening the joints. It is also extremely beneficial for participants who have a history of pain, injury, or joint discomfort, hyper mobility, limited mobility or find some poses to be inaccessible in “flow” classes. All Levels.

Hatha

HY’s Hatha Yoga is a simple yet effective class without the Vinyasa sequence between poses. This slower paced class will incorporate dynamic and static stretches, as well as build strength and confidence within your practice. This is a next step up from a beginner class and is very good for past or present medical concerns, injury or illness. Class consists of fewer poses held for an extended period of time.

Restorative

HY’s Restorative Yoga class is a quieting, supportive and deeply nourishing practice. Restorative poses are done by lying passively over props for a prolonged period, to achieve a deep level of relaxation. The slower pace and deep breathing triggers the parasympathetic nervous system which helps to mitigate the effects of the regular fight-or-flight stress response that can be damaging to your physiology and well-being. The overall calming effect on the nervous system sets a deeply relaxing tone for the class that comforts your mind and body down to the cellular level. Through the techniques of a Restorative Yoga practice, you awaken grace, poise, flexibility, balance, strength, and present moment awareness. No prior yoga experience necessary. All Levels.

Intro to Yoga 1 : The Basics

HY’s 4 week program is designed exclusively for new students. You will learn the fundamentals of yoga postures and breathing techniques. Gain insight into the principles of yoga philosophy and cultivate inner body awareness to guide your practice. The supportive environment of this class will provide you with the necessary foundation to develop a safe and rewarding yoga practice. Contact HY at 902.406.9642 to save your spot.

$50/4 weeks – Pre-registration is required.

What’s next: Part 2 Foundations of Flow

Intro to Yoga 2: Foundations of Flow

Intro to Yoga: Foundations in Flow is designed for students who want to take the next step after Intro to Yoga: The Basics and/or for students starting back to yoga. You will learn the fundamentals of yoga postures as you move through sun salutations and bring more movement into the sequence. The supportive environment of this class will provide you with the necessary foundation to develop a safe and rewarding yoga practice. Contact HY at 902.406.9642 to save your spot.

$50/4 weeks – Pre-registration is required.

Prenatal Yoga

HY’s 8 session Prenatal Yoga Program provides a safe and supportive environment to prepare for birth and motherhood. Prenatal yoga class postures are modified to accommodate the changing needs of the expectant mother. Contact HY at 902.406.9642 to save your spot.

Prenatal Yoga Class benefits:

    • Prepares the pelvic muscles, hips and legs for childbirth
    • Helps you process emotions from the increased hormonal activity
    • Brings a greater awareness of the breath, and how to use it during labor to calm yourself
    • Improves circulation, which is important because you are sharing your blood circulation with your baby
    • Keeps the body supple and aligned while it changes to accommodate the life within
    • Most importantly, helps you connect with your unborn child

Mom & Baby

Mom and Baby
HY’s 8 session Mom & Baby Yoga Program is an opportunity to take care of your mind, body and baby post pregnancy. This all levels program is designed to strengthen your core, improve your posture and relax using inspirational yoga postures, breath techniques and meditation. Meet other new moms and create community. Open to mommies 8 weeks post pregnancy and babies 1 month-pre-crawling (or not crawling too far or too fast!) Pre-registration is required. Contact HY at 902.406.9642 to save your spot.

MarDocs Yoga Program

Yoga for Resident Physicians ~ All Levels. Tuesday nights at 7:45pm. Sign in at front desk upon arrival and ask for MarDocs form!

Karma Yoga

HY’s Karma class is an all levels Vinyasa Flow class. This donation based class supports local charities and a different charity is chosen each month. Selfless service in ACTION! $10.00 suggested donation. All Levels.

Community Yoga Classes

HY’s Community Classes are all levels. These classes are open to the public and are pay what you can!

RealRyder® Indoor Cycling

HY Ryde 45 & HY Ryde 60

Burn 20-30% more calories with the side-to-side sway of the bike and protect your hip and knee joints while doing so. Low impact, high cardio…that’s what we’re all about. So come in today to cycle, sweat, and strengthen your way to a better you in this RYDE!

HY 30min Express Cycle

Not much time today? 30 minutes is a great opportunity to get the heart pumping! This 30 minute cycle will get you in your workout with no regrets of missing a great opportunity to sweat it out!

45 RYDE/ 15 TABATA

Enjoy a 45 minute Ryde and 15 minutes of Tabata at the end of class. Tabata is a style of HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training). Must stay for full class if signing up. Please bring a yoga mat.

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