Yoga

FAMILY YOGA
(7 - 12 years with adult)
Cultivate a sense of fun, play and enrich your connection with your child. Whether you are a mom, dad, aunt, uncle or grandparent, Yoga is beneficial at any age. Join us as we explore new movements and poses, discover relaxation techniques and learn together, in a safe environment! One parent per child recommended. No class November 17. Instructor: Amber Jones
#47077 Saturdays, October 13 - December 15, 9:00 - 10:00 am, Lewis Salish Building, $108/9

GENTLE YOGA
Slowly and gently getting into posture and breathing practice helps enhance the range of motion. Suitable for beginners and those who prefer a gentle practice. No class October 8 & November 12.
Instructor:
Akiko Shima
#46649 Wednesdays, September 5 - December 12, 9:30 - 10:45 am, Lewis Salish Building, $150/15
#46650 Mondays, September 10 - December 10, 9:30 - 10:45 am, Native Sons Lower Level, $120/12

YOGA FOR GUYS
If you’ve done some yoga in the past, and understand the basics of breathing, as well as what it feels like to be aligned in a pose, this class is for you. Enjoy some stress relief, and an increase in flexibility. Challenge yourself a little or a lot with the suggested variations given. Instructor: Catherine Reid
#46941 Wednesdays, September 12 - December 19, 5:00 - 6:15 pm, Lewis Meeting Room, $150/15

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 students. No class October 8 & November 12. Instructor: Akiko Shima
#46946 Mondays, September 10 - December 10, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm, Native Sons Lower Level   $144/12
#46947 Fridays, September 7 - December 14, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm, Lewis Meeting Room, $180/15

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 October 8 & November 12.
Instructor:
Sheron Jutila
Fridays, September 7 - October 26, #46851 10:00 - 11:30 am, #46604 2:00 - 3:30 pm, November 2 - December 21,
#46605 10:00 - 11:30 am, #46852 2:00 - 3:30 pm, Native Sons Lower Level, $96/8
Mondays #46603 September 10 - October 29, #46850 November 5 - December 17, 2:00 - 3:30 pm,
Filberg Rotary Hall, $72/6

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
Tuesdays #46658 September 4 - October 23, #46853 October 30 - December 18, 10:15 - 11:30 am,
Lewis Meeting Room, $80/8, Thursdays #46657 September 6 - October 25, #46854 November 1 - December 20,
10:00 - 11:30 am, Lewis Meeting Room, $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
#46646 Tuesdays, September 11 - December 18, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Native Sons Grand Hall, $135/15

MEDITATION AND YOGA
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. No class November 14 & December 12. Instructor: Sheron Jutila
#46648 Wednesdays, October 31 - December 19, 10:00 - 11:30 am, Filberg Rotary Hall, $72/6

YIN YOGA
Yin Yoga is a quiet, meditative and slow moving practice. It uses long held, (sometimes prop supported) passive poses to release connective tissue and deeply held parts of the body and mind. This class includes mostly ‘low to the ground poses’ (seated, lying on back or belly). No class October 30. Instructor: Wendy Davies
#46655 Tuesdays, September 18 - December 11, 5:30 - 6:45 pm, Lewis Meeting Room, $120/12

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
Wednesdays, #46601 September 5 - October 17, $70/7, #46945 October 24 - December 12, $80/8,
6:30 - 7:45 pm, Lewis Craft Room A  

MOM & BABY YOGA
(6 weeks - mobile)
This class provides an opportunity to bond with your baby as you regain strength, flexibility and balance while connecting with other moms and sharing your experience. Open to babies six weeks until mobile.
Instructor: Akiko Shima
Wednesdays, #46943 September 5 - October 17, $63/7, #46944 October 24 - December 12,
11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Lewis Salish Building, $72/8

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 October 8 & November 12. Instructor: Sheron Jutila
Mondays, #46849 September 10 - October 29, $63/7, #46602 November 5 - December 17, $54/6,
10:15 - 11:15 am, Filberg Rotary Hall

HATHA YOGA
These drop-in classes deliver fundamental poses that build strength, balance, flexibility and focus, dynamically moving from pose to pose. Everyone is welcome! Instructor: Wendy Davies
Wednesdays, 8:30 - 9:45 am, Saturdays, 9:00 - 10:15 am, Lewis Centre, $6.50/Drop-in

HATHA YOGA 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 October 8 & November 12. Instructor: Catherine Reid
#46599 Mondays, September 10 - December 17, 6:00 - 7:00 pm, Lewis Meeting Room, $117/13

HATHA YOGA 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 October 8 & November 12. Instructor: Catherine Reid
#46600 Mondays, September 10 - December 17, 7:15 - 8:45 pm, Lewis Meeting Room, $156/13

GOOD MORNING YOGA
Leave the class feeling energized yet calm and relaxed. Building body and mind awareness through yoga posture, breathing practice and meditation. Requires previous yoga experience. Instructor: Akiko Shima
#46651 Fridays, September 7 - December 14, 9:15 - 10:45 am, Lewis Meeting Room, $180/15