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Pre-registered and Drop-in Yoga Classes for you!

Yoga Space    148 Ossington Ave. (south of Dundas)   (416) 516-9940

Drop-in classes:

Hatha Yoga   |   Mondays @ 7:30 - 9:00 p.m.

Hatha Yoga   |   Wednesdays @ 9:30 - 10:50 a.m.

Hatha Yoga   |   Fridays @ 9:30 - 10:50 a.m.   

Single class $20, 5 class pass for $90, 10 class pass for $160, 20 class pass for $280 (prices subject to HST)

Promotion for new students! 30 days of yoga for $49. Activates on date of purchase.

Class Description:

Hatha Yoga is a slow moving practice that encourages mindful embodiment. Postures are held long enough to feel the subtle dynamic affect of the breath and the small changes, shifts, and adjustments happening in your body. It is a practice of exploration and discovery through movement and stillness, where you can let go of ambition and insecurities in order to nurture a state of presence and self-inquiry. You’ll be pleasantly surprised how engaging it is to move slowly.

Pre-registered classes:

Introduction to Hatha Yoga  |   Mondays @ 6:00 - 7:20 p.m.

4 weeks  |  $80 plus HST or $40 plus HST for YogaSpace members

Upcoming Sessions for 2018:

 Jan 29, Feb 5, 12, 19

 April 9, 16, 23, 30

 June 11, 18, 25, July 9 - skipping July 2

 October 22, 29, Nov 5, 12

   

Yoga is a vast system of techniques and disciplines that help us learn about ourselves through our body, breath, and mind.

 

Hatha is a broad term that includes all of the physical aspects of the yoga practice, including yoga postures (asanas), and breath control (pranayama). All types of yoga, such as Ashtanga, Vinyasa and Iyengar yoga, are styles of Hatha yoga.

The word Hatha derives from two roots: ha means ‘sun’, and tha means ‘moon’. The main goal of the Hatha Yoga practice is to regulate and balance these two energies – positive and negative, active and passive - through careful observation and regulation of the breath alongside the practice of precise physical postures.

The term Hatha yoga is generally used to describe a more static, gentle practice, where the postures are taught at a slower pace. This helps distinguish it from Vinyasa Yoga where you move from pose to pose in sync with the breath in a more dynamic style of practice.

This gentle introductory workshop will familiarize students with all the fundamental elements of Hatha yoga. Students will learn about and experience:

  • The many types of asanas practiced in yoga classes
  • Alignment principles necessary for a safe practice and injury prevention
  • How to get into and out of the postures comfortably and safely
  • The function of the postures and what you should be feeling in them
  • How to bring attention to the breath
  • How to modify the poses for injuries and individual bodies
  • How to use various props to increase the benefits of the poses

As well, participants will be introduced to Restorative yoga, a deeply relaxing and nourishing style of Hatha yoga that incorporates the use of props for support in the poses so we may hold poses for longer periods of time and focus on calming the nervous system.

Please call Yoga Space at (416) 516-9940 for more information or to register.