Yoga sitting poses Virginia

February 1, 2018
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Office hours are Mon. through Thu:
9:00 am - 1:00 pm - Fri: 10:00 am - noon.

C = Cancelled Class


Time Class Instructor
10:00 AM-11:30 AM Yoga 1 Pat Pao
Yoga 1-2 Mary Rubard
Yoga 2 Doug Keller
Kelly Kessler
12:15 PM-1:45 PM So You Think You're Not Flexible?* - C Carol Ann Sonnenfeld
So You Think You're Not Flexible?*
5:45 PM-7:15 PM Erin Scherger
7:30 PM-9:00 PM Gentle Yoga 1 Kelly Kessler


Yoga 3
Yoga and Mindful Eating* Amy Fuller
12:00 PM-1:00 PM Yoga Techniques Susan Van Nuys
Gentle Yoga 2
Yoga 2-3
Doug Keller
Erin Scherger
Angelika Stadel
Susan Van Nuys
Introductory Yoga Short Course*


Pilates Mat* Heide Zufall
Yoga Spectrum
12:00 PM-1:30 PM Angelika Stadel
Carol Ann Sonnenfeld
Pat Taylor
Vinyasa Flow 2
Patt Wattanasupt
Vinyasa Flow 1
Shawn Nabors
Yoga 1-2 - C


Cheryl Washington
Kelly Cleveland
10:00 AM-11:45 AM Yoga 4
4:30 PM-5:30 PM Kids Yoga (ages 6-12)
Prenatal Yoga 1* - C
Prenatal Yoga 2*
7:30 PM-9:15 PM


Yin Yoga


9:00 AM-10:30 AM Mad Skills for Graceful Aging*
10:45 AM-12:15 PM Pat Taylor
Angelika Stadel
Janet Kim


10:45 AM-12:30 PM
12:30 PM-2:00 PM Vinyasa Flow 1 - C Brandi Bryden
4:00 PM-5:30 PM Teens Yoga (ages 13-17)

Please do not attend class if you have a contagious condition. HAYC has a flexible make-up policy and we will welcome you back when you have recovered.

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is the introductory class for students who are new to yoga. This class focuses on poses to stretch and strengthen the legs, back, and shoulders. Emphasis is given to the basic alignment of the standing poses

is designed for those who prefer a class less vigorous than Yoga 1. It includes gentle stretches and breathing as well as simple movements designed to systematically increase the range of motion of every major joint and increase energy. This class is ideal for students with chronic symptoms such as muscle/joint pain, stiffness, weakness, or fatigue.

is a continuation of Gentle Yoga 1, emphasizing the refinement of Gentle Yoga 1 poses and introducing the basic principles of alignment. This class will focus on strengthening the body and adapting poses to protect injured or weak joints. New breathing and relaxation techniques will be introduced as well. This class is more strenuous than Gentle Yoga 1 and students must complete at least two sessions of Gentle Yoga 1 before taking Gentle Yoga 2.

YOGA 1-2
is a continuation class for Yoga 1. The emphasis of this course is on refining and building endurance in Yoga 1 and Yoga 2 standing poses. The basic principles of alignment are presented. This class is suitable for students who have practiced other styles of yoga, but it is not suitable for those who have never studied yoga before.

focuses on refining the standing poses and learning basic sitting postures, simple back bending poses, and the shoulder stand using the principles of alignment. It is recommended that students complete both Yoga 1 and Yoga 1-2 before taking Yoga 2.

YOGA 2-3
is a combination class. It begins with Yoga 2 poses and moves gradually into Yoga 3 poses, particularly strengthening poses for the upper body in preparation for the headstand and handstand. The headstand is the major pose learned in this course. Students should complete at least three sessions of Yoga 2 and be comfortable in Chaturanga and Up Dog before taking Yoga 2-3.

continues with refinements to poses studied in Yoga 1 and 2 and introduces the forearm balance and full arm balance (handstand). Additional back bend poses are also included. It is recommended that students complete at least three sessions of Yoga 2 and one session of Yoga 2-3 before taking Yoga 3.

is for students who are capable of holding a free-standing headstand, can do a full arm balance (hand-stand) alone at the wall, and who can push up into Urdhva Dhanurasana (Upward Facing Bow Pose) with straight arms. Regular practice is expected. Permission of the instructor is required.

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