SONOMA YOGA FEST
OCT. 31ST-NOV. 2ND
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3 DAY PASS: $395
2 DAY PASS: $275
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UPCOMING WORKSHOPS


Yoga For Boomers and Beyond!

with Ruth Bracken

Sunday, September 28th, 1:30-3:30pm


Twist and Shout: Breaking Down Inversions + Twists with Sofi Milani, October 4th, 2-4pm


Voice Magic with Francine Colangelo

Saturday, October 11th, 2:00-5:00pm


Healthy Back, Happy Core with Michael Joseph

3 Part Series Starts 10/12!


        

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Yoga Community
West Plaza Shopping Center
577 5th Street West 
Sonoma, CA 95476
 (707) 935-8600
For general questions, please contact:
info@yogacommunity.net
Asst. Studio and Shop Manager:
Jes@yogacommunity.net
Owner and Manager, Lisa Murray:
Lisa@yogacommunity.net







 



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CLASS LEVELS
Beginner: brand new to yoga, returning to classes
Level 1or 1-2: beginner ready for more challenge
Level 2: experienced 
Level 2-3: experienced ready for more challenge
All Levels: beginners through advanced welcome

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CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

At Yoga Community, we are proud of our diverse teaching faculty and range of classes.  We encourage you to try as many classes as fit into your schedule, and please choose a class level that matches your experience.  If you have any questions about which class is appropriate for you, call us or send us an email for a free consultation with a Yoga Advisor.

ACTIVE SENIOR MAT CLASS $8 (ONLY 64+)

Are you a fit and active senior 64+? You have found your class! This one hour session will address issues unique to a maturing body without making you feel “old”. Enjoy a fun class with your peers and a teacher who is experienced with creating an appropriate class for this age group. Participants should be able to get up and down from the mat without pain.



ASHTANGA / ASHTANGA BLEND
Ashtanga yoga involves synchronizing the breath with movement, creating a dynamic flow. Its progressive series of postures produces a deep internal heat and a purifying sweat that detoxifies muscles and organs.


BEGINNING YOGA
The basics and foundations of yoga for those brand new to yoga, and those wishing to refresh “Beginner’s Mind.” A perfect place to start if you don’t know a thing. When you step into your first Level 1 class, you’ll feel absolutely at ease!


COMMUNITY YOGA / $5 FRIDAY!
Enjoy a wonderful, multi level yoga class at a reduced rate. Our way of giving back to the community who gives so much to us.


FELDENKRAIS: AWARENESS THROUGH MOVEMENT
Feldenkrais retrains the nervous system through gentle, non-competitive movement exploration. Learn to recognize your habits and move in new more efficient ways, reducing limitations. Learn to increase coordination, flexibility, range of motion, balance, breathing and mental function. Feldenkrais helps expand your capacity in yoga or recover from injury, stroke or surgery.


FIRE YOGA
An Ashtanga blend class that builds inner tapas. This method of yoga involves synchronizing the breath with a progressive series of postures—a process producing intense internal heat and a profuse, purifying sweat that detoxifies muscles and organs. The result is improved circulation, a light and strong body, and a calm mind.


FLUID RAJA YOGA
Fluid Raja Yoga is an uninterrupted practice set to music that combines mindful transitions between postures and coordination of breath with movement, which elicits a quieting of the mind and a relaxation response in the nervous system. Participants gauge their responses and make adjustments through verbal cues and awareness of body, breath and thought patterns.


FORREST YOGA
Forrest Yoga helps you connect to your core - getting strong and centered. It uses heat, deep breathing and vigorous sequences to sweat out toxins. The long holds in the pose progressions help you flush, oxygenate and rejuvenate every cell. Room heated to 85 degrees.


GENTLE YOGA AND YOGA NIDRA
Enjoy a slow-paced class that will leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed. Gentle Yoga classes are appropriate for those who are dealing with illness, injury, an aging body or just a low energy day. Appropriate for beginners as well.


HATHA / HATHA FLOW / MORNING HATHA FLOW / SOFT FLOW
Hatha yoga is the most commonly practiced branch of yoga in America, and it is a highly developed system of nearly 200 physical postures, movements and breathing techniques designed to tune the body to its optimal health. A “flow” class simply means that postures are strung together without much interruption or breaks between postures.


IYENGAR YOGA
Created by BKS Iyengar, Iyengar Yoga is a form of hatha yoga known for its use of props and emphasizing three major components: precision, energy, and subtlety. This class is for all levels, modifying for beginners...intensifying for intermediates. “The essence of Yoga is love. Love is the totality; to do whatever you do completely in Mind, Body, and Spirit, with Purity and Beauty” -BKS Iyengar

 
KUNDALINI YOGA
Kundalini Yoga is referred to as the Yoga of Awareness. This technology precisely and consciously combines breath, mudra, eye-focus, mantra, body locks, and postures to balance the glandular system, strengthen the nervous system, expand lung capacity, and purify the blood. It is a dynamic, powerful tool that enables you to experience the clarity and beauty of your soul.


MEDITATION AND SACRED ENERGY FOR JOY

This class covers a number of meditation practices, including chakra meditations, breath awareness, heart meditation, inner emotional awareness, mantra meditations, and mindfulness meditations. Because meditation is a personal practice, each class will focus on teaching one technique, but attendees are welcome to practice any form he or she chooses during the silent meditation periods. Meditation will be followed by sacred energy work designed to increase spiritual energy and joy.


MYSTIC FLOW YOGA

Mystic Flow Yoga is open to all levels. Postures are linked together and flow with emphasis on strength & meditative breathing. Through the breath, music & colorful language you will awaken core energy, your true source. Leave feeling clear headed and having a sense of deep relaxation.


PILATES FOR YOGIS

An ideal class for yogis who want to ease into Pilates. Strengthening torso muscles in the front, sides and back, as well as deep in the pelvis and hips, Pilates requires proper breathing, concentration, precision and control, and will improve and enhance posture and alignment. In this all-level class, modifications and easier versions of exercises are always available. 


POISE WITHIN THE POSE, ALL LEVELS - ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE

Based on the principles of the Alexander Technique, this subtle yet energetically powerful class will teach you how to move in and out of yoga poses. The methods presented will also simply and effectively improve your posture, drastically changing your approach to everything from downward facing dog to carrying your groceries. Finding Poise within the Pose will radically alter your perspective on movement and alignment in yoga and beyond.


PRE-NATAL
Prenatal yoga class incorporates relaxation exercises, breath-work, birth positions, remedies for common discomforts, key pregnancy exercises like squats and kegels, positions to encourage optimal fetal positioning, and much more for mothers and their babies.


RAJA YOGA MEDITATION (FREE), ALL LEVELS

Start your weekend with a short set of exercises that will prepare the body for a traditional seated meditation.  Free to all, beginners welcome.  


RESTORATIVE YOGA

Restorative yoga is a passive practice characterized by deep, long-held postures. The class incorporates practices that promote stress reduction, deep relaxation, immune system support, and improved sleep patterns.


VINYASA CHILL
Begin your day with a warm flowing practice of sun salutations, strength work, standing postures, inversions, floor work and relaxation. Finish with an extended savasana and the option of a few minutes of meditation before you head out into the world refreshed and ready.


YIN YOGA
Yin yoga is a passive practice that targets fascia (connective tissue). It is characterized by deep stretches held for at least two minutes. The basics and foundations of yoga for those brand new to yoga, and those wishing to refresh “Beginner’s Mind.” A perfect place to start if you don’t know a thing. When you step into your first Level 1 class, you’ll feel absolutely at ease!