Classes Offered

Free Welcome Sessions

At a free Welcome session, you can expect:

  • Get to know Ada
  • A technology check
  • Zoom rules and class etiquette
  • Discussion of the types of classes
  • Discussion and demo of yoga props
  • Tour of Website
  • Answers to your questions

Welcome to my studio!

Chair Yoga

This one-hour class uses a chair as a prop for most postures. It is for students who are uncomfortable moving to the floor, as well as for students who are interested in a gentle practice from a different perspective.

Most classes will include:

  • Opening/Centering using guided awareness and pranayama (breathwork)
  • Gentle warm-ups and asanas (yoga postures) guided by the breath
    • Seated and/or standing
    • Working on strength, stability, flexibility and balance
  • Relaxation
  • Closing by sharing the sound of OM or chanting
chair yoga

Physically, you will rejuvenate muscles, repair connective tissue, improve joint function and balance. Additionally, your relaxation will give your body and mind time to integrate the results of your practice.

Recommended Props:

  • Straight back Chair (No Wheels)
  • Yoga mat to place under chair or non-sliding surface under chair
  • 2 Yoga Blocks
  • Yoga Strap
  • Blanket(s)
  • Bolster

Gentle Yoga

This one-hour class uses slow warm ups, gentle asana (postures) guided by the breath (pranayama) and deep relaxation. It is for students interested in learning to relax and feel good in their body. During the class, the student will move from seated or lying on the mat to standing and back to the mat.

Most classes will include:

  • Opening/Centering using guided awareness and pranayama (breathwork)
  • Gentle warm-ups and asanas (yoga postures) guided by the breath
    • Mat work that is lying down, seated and/or standing
    • Working on strength, stability, flexibility and balance
  • Relaxation
  • Closing by sharing the sound of OM or chanting
gentle yoga

You will rejuvenate muscles, repair connective tissue, strengthen bones, improve joint function and balance. Modifications are offered and use of props is encouraged making the practice accessible.

 

Recommended Props:

  • Yoga Mat
  • 2 Yoga Blocks
  • Yoga Strap
  • Blanket(s)
  • Bolster
  • Straight back Chair (No Wheels)

Yoga Breathwork (Pranayama)

Offered as either –

  1. Workshop which will run for 6 weeks, with one, one-hour class session per week.  To sign-up, log out of your account and then select “Workshops” payment option.
  2. One-hour class

No prior experience is needed for the workshop.

The workshop is for students who are interested in learning yoga breathwork (pranayama) techniques. 

The class is for students have prior experience and are interested in practicing yoga breathwork(pranayama)  techniques.

Participants should wear comfortable clothing. Practice can be seated in a chair or sitting/laying on the floor.

Most classes will include:

  • Centering
  • Warm-Ups
  • Practice of Breathing Techniques
  • Relaxation
  • Q&A Discussion

 

The Workshop sessions will include :

  • Review of material presented in prior session
  • Answer Questions
  • Slow warm ups
  • Instruction and practice of yoga breathwork (pranayama) techniques
  • Short relaxation
Breathwork - 1

Participants will learn Breathwork/Pranayama techniques that will:

  • Oxygenate the body and increase lung capacity
  • Reduce anxiety, stress and insomnia
  • Improve focus and self-awareness
  • Tone and balance the nervous system

Recommended Props:

  • Straight back Chair (No Wheels or Arms) or Yoga Mat; as preferred by student for sitting.
  • Yoga blanket, cushion or blocks to assist in finding a comfortable seated position
  • Pen and notebook for taking notes and for journaling
  • Tissues
  • Water

Restorative Yoga

This one-hour class is a gentle form of yoga that invites the student to create greater balance in their life. 

The mind is invited to slow down with the use of breathwork (pranayama), hand postures (mudra) and repeating words to yourself (mantra).  This practice is perfect for those looking for a deeper relaxation, healing from injury/illness or relief from daily stress. 

The student will need to be able to move to a reclining position (on back or on belly) on the floor or other firm surface. 

Most classes will include:

  • Centering with breathwork
  • Instruction on placement of Props
  • Warm-ups
  • Postures
  • Relaxation 

This practice is perfect for those looking for a deeper relaxation, healing from injury/illness or relief from daily stress. 

 

Recommended Props:

  • Yoga mat
  • Blankets 2 or 3
  • Bolster (1 or 2)
  • 2 Yoga Blocks
  • Yoga Strap

Yoga Nidra

This one-hour practice is about being present and aware.  It is a guided meditation in which the student sits or lies down in a comfortable position, closes their eyes and is guided into layers of relaxed awareness. 

Anyone can practice.

Most classes will include:

  • Introduction with some background
  • Setting an Intention
  • Meditation
  • Closing
  • Q&A and Community Time 

A few of the reported benefits are lower stress, being less reactive, greater happiness and better sleep. 

Recommended Props:

  • Yoga Mat or Straight Back Chair (No Wheels or Arms)
  • Blanket to cover your torso because body temperature falls as we become still. 
  • Any props you prefer that enable you to find a comfortable position.

Meditation

This one-hour class will practice meditation techniques.  It is for students interested in learning about meditation and establishing a regular practice.  Students should wear comfortable clothing and can sit in a chair or on the floor. 

Most classes will include:

  • Welcoming
  • Timed period of meditation
  • Reading
  • Discussion

As you establish a consistent practice, you will become more intentional and less reactive.  Additional, you will become more relaxed, find improved sleep and a stronger feeling of well-being.

Recommended Props:

  • Yoga Mat or Straight Backed Chair 
  • Journal
  • Water
  • Any additional props that help you find a comfortable position such as a blanket for warmth, or something to place under your feet.