What is Sivananda Yoga?
Sivananda Yoga is pure, classical Hatha Yoga from India. The style has not been modified, or watered down. The teachings have survived intact and are practiced as originally presented in India by Swami Sivananda in 1936. Sivananda Yoga is an international practice, which follows the same format worldwide.
Sivananda Yoga, is a complete healing system, is scientifically designed to help the body maintain a natural healthy state. The practice is intended to tone and strengthen all of the muscle groups of the entire body. The objective of the class is to reduce stress, relax muscles, increase blood-oxygen level, & improve general overall health.
What is a Sivananda Yoga class like?
Sivananda Yoga Open Class begins with a brief period of relaxation, followed by 2 yogic breathing exercises, and several rounds of sun salutation. Sivananda Yoga asana system is practiced in the same order each class with a relaxation pose after every posture. The class concludes with a 15-minute relaxation period. The instructor adds variations to the postures, as the student’s skill level increases.
What to bring?
a small bottle of water
What to wear?
Loose comfortable cotton clothing… for example: T- shirt & scrub pants
eating a meal 2 hours prior to taking class
wearing scented oils, perfumes, cologne, or other scented body-care products to class
We have yoga mats & props on hand for you to use during class