Yoga

MEDITATION AND YOGA
(16 years & over)
A Gentle Yoga practice will warm up our bodies and shift away some of the busyness of the mind. Then we will practice 20-25 minutes of Silent Seated Meditation. Some meditation experience beneficial.
Instructor: Sheron Jutila
#46334 Thursdays, July 12 - August 30, 2:00 - 3:30 pm, Lewis Meeting Room, $96/8

GOOD MORNING YOGA
Leave the class feeling energized yet calm and relaxed. Build body and mind awareness through yoga posture, breathing practice and mediation. Previous yoga experience required. Instructor: Akiko Shima
#45982 Fridays, July 6 - August 24, 9:15 -10:45 am, Lewis Meeting Room, $96/8

YOGA FOR JOINT HEALTH
(55 years & over)
This series of gentle postures focuses on bringing mobility to the joints. This class moves slowly, giving time to explore and modify as we go. The ‘joint releasing series’ can be used alone as a gentle practice or as a warm up for other activities. Instructor: Sheron Jutila
#46331 Tuesdays, July 10 - August 28, 10:30 - 11:45 am, $80/8
#46330 Thursdays, July 12 - August 30, 10:45 am - 12:00 pm, Meeting Room, $80/8

RESTORATIVE YOGA
Explore gentle and supported postures that ease tension, free joints and balance body and mind. This class is not only limited to those recovering from injury or illness or who have limited range of motion. Welcome to all levels and those who prefer a slower practice. Instructor: Helen Pattinson
#45985 Thursdays, July 12 - August 30, 5:15 - 6:45 pm, $96/8

CHAIR YOGA
(55 years & over)
Developed for those who cannot or do not feel comfortable on the floor. Focus is on breathing, body awareness, relaxation, stretching and gentle postures. We finish with a meditation to rejuvenate the body, mind and spirit.
Instructor: Catherine Reid
#46328 Tuesdays, July 10 - August 28, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Native Sons Grand Hall, $99/8

THERAPEUTIC YOGA
A combination of mindful joint movements, somatics, restorative poses and breathing practice will develop greater awareness of specific parts of your body, find relief from pain and understand fully how your body works. Suitable for beginners through advanced practitioners. Instructor: Akiko Shima
#45984 Fridays, July 6 - August 24, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm, Lewis Meeting Room, $96/8

HATHA LEVEL 1
This class will introduce you to the basics of yoga postures and breathing practices. It differs from a Gentle Yoga class in that it assumes that you have a fundamental level of fitness, as well as little or no back pain. This class will help you develop strength and balance as well as flexibility, while giving you tools for stress reduction. No class August 6. Instructor: Catherine Reid
#46332 Mondays, July 9 - August 27, 6:00 - 7:00 pm, Lewis Meeting Room, $63/7

HATHA LEVEL 2
If you’ve been taking classes for at least a year, and/or practicing on your own, consider joining this class. You’ll need to be aware of your breath, and familiar with basic principles of alignment. You feel strong and balanced in standing poses, comfortable in Downward Dog, and you’re ready to take your practice to the next level. No class August 6. Instructor: Catherine Reid
#46333 Mondays, July 9 - August 27, 7:15 - 8:45 pm, Lewis Meeting Room, $84/7

55+ GENTLE YOGA
(55 years & over)
A blend of styles that includes mostly low to the ground poses with a bit of standing. A calming practice with stretching and easy strengthening poses. Suitable for those that are slow in getting up and down from the floor or have limited mobility. No class August 6. Instructor: Sheron Jutila
#46116 Mondays, July 9 - August 27, 10:15 - 11:15 am, Filberg Rotary Hall, $63/7

PRENATAL YOGA
This yoga practice helps you adjust, strengthen and relax your body. It’s a great way to develop connection to your body while preparing for childbirth. Come and meet other expectant moms. All levels are welcome.
Instructor: Akiko Shima
#45981 Wednesdays, July 4 - August 22, 6:30 - 7:45 pm, Lewis Craft Room A, $80/8

55+ HATHA YOGA
(55 years & over)
Gain improved flexibility, balance, strength, posture and a sense of well being. These mixed level classes will incorporate basic poses with options for increased challenge. No class August 6 & 10.
Instructor:
Sheron Jutila
#46117 Mondays, July 9 - August 27, 2:00 - 3:30 pm, Filberg Rotary Hall, $84/7
Fridays, July 13 - August 31, #46118 10:00 - 11:30 am (no am class July 27), $72/6, #46119 2:00 - 3:30 pm,
Native Sons Lower Level, $84/7