Yoga

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.
Instructor: Sheron Jutila
#44102 Thursdays, October 19 - December 21, 2:00 - 3:30 pm, Lewis Meeting Room, $120/10

INTRO TO MEDITATION (WITH YOGA)
Each class begins with a short gentle yoga practice to prepare body and mind for sitting. We will briefly discuss the week’s meditation and then try it out. Discover a new technique each week and learn how to choose a practice that fits your personality. Gather helpful tools for taking meditation home with you. All levels welcome.
Instructor: Sheron Jutila
#44080 Thursdays, September 7 - October 12, 2:00 - 3:30 pm, Lewis Meeting Room, $72/6

YOGA - TRY IT
As we age, it is normal to experience changes in our bodies. Learn about your unique physiology postures that release tension and how to use your breath to increase energy. Instructor: Jennifer White
Thursdays, September 21 - October 5 #44606 9:00 - 10:00 am (women), #44707 10:30 - 11:30 am (men),
Filberg Rotary Hall, $24/3

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 9 & November 13. Instructor: Sheron Jutila
Mondays, #44088 September 11 - October 30, $56/7, #44089 November 6 - December 18,
$48/6, 10:15 - 11:15 am, Filberg Rotary Hall

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. No class October 9 & November 13. Instructor: Akiko Shima
#44103 Wednesdays, September 13 - December 20, 6:30 - 7:45 pm, Lewis Salish Building, $150/15

YOGA PLUS
Curious about Yoga, but wondering if you could manage it in a round body? Try it out in a safe, supportive, and fun environment. We’ll be in chairs, or standing - no need to get up and down from the floor.
Instructor: Catherine Reid
#44082 Wednesdays, September 13 - December 13, 3:30 - 4:30 pm, Lewis Meeting Room, $112/14

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 no pain in your body. This class will help you develop strength and balance as well as flexibility, while giving you tools for stress reduction. 
No class October 9 & November 13. Instructor: Catherine Reid
#44100 Mondays, September 11 - December 18, 6:00 - 7:00 pm, Lewis Meeting Room, $104/13

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. No class November 21. Instructor: Catherine Reid
#44098 Tuesdays, September 12 - December 19, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Native Sons Grand Hall, $112/14

FLOWGA
Drop your little one off in Power Hour and come de-stress. This class will explore yoga moves to help strengthen and loosen muscles. No class October 31. Instructor: Wendie Matte
#44569 Tuesdays, September 12 - December 19, 10:45 - 11:45 am, Lewis Craft Room A, $78/13, $6.50/Drop-in

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 9 & November 13.
Instructor:
Akiko Shima
#44079 Wednesdays, September 6 - December 20, 10:45 am - 12:00 pm, Lewis Salish Building, $160/16
#44078 Mondays, September 11 - December 18, 9:30 - 10:45 am, Lower Native Sons Hall, $130/13

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
#44085 Wednesdays, September 13 - December 13, 5:00 - 6:15 pm, Lewis Meeting Room, $140/14

YIN YANG YOGA
Link fitness moves with traditional yoga postures in a flowing format to increase your overall strength, tone, and conditioning. This class will improve the health and performance of athletes or individuals interested in increasing their level of fitness. Instructor: Wendy Matte
#44149 Wednesdays, September 6 - December 20, 6:45 - 7:45 pm, Lewis Activity Room, $96/16, $6.50/Drop-in

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 31. Instructor: Wendy Davies
#44083 Tuesdays, September 19 - December 12, 5:30 - 6:45 pm, Lewis Meeting Room, $120/12
Instructor: Helen Pattinson
#44084 Wednesdays, September 27 - December 13, 12:30 - 2:00 pm, Lewis Meeting Room, $144/12

GOOD MORNING YOGA
Leaving the class feeling energized yet calm and relaxing. Building body and mind awareness through yoga posture, breathing practice and mediation. Requires previous yoga experience. Instructor: Akiko Shima
#44099 Fridays,September 8 - December 15, 9:15 - 10:45 am, Lewis Meeting Room, $180/15

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, #44109 September 12 - October 31, $80/8, #44110 November 7 - December 19, $70/7,
10:15 - 11:30 am, Lewis Meeting Room, Thursdays, #44107 September 7 - October 26,
#44108 
November 2 - December 21, 10:00 - 11:30 am, Lewis Meeting Room, $96/8

RESTORATIVE YOGA
Explore gentle and supported postures that ease tension, free joints and balance body and mind. This class is not limited to only those recovering from injury or illness or who have limited range of motion. Welcome to all levels and those who prefer slow practice. Instructor: Helen Pattinson
#44106 Thursdays, September 28 - December 14, 5:15 - 6:45 pm, Lewis Meeting Room, $144/12
Instructor: Akiko Shima
#44105 Fridays, September 8 - December 15, 11:00 am - 12:15 pm, Lewis Meeting Room, $150/15
New! #44616 Mondays, September 11 - December 18, 11:00 am - 12:15 pm, Lower Native Sons Hall, $130/13

YIN YANG FUSION:THE DRAGON FLOW
‘Yin Yang Fusion: The Dragon Flow’ is a blend of Indian yoga and Daoist practices. This practice starts up in yang cycles and stages, flowing energy and generating heat. Then the practice slows into a yin mode where postures are held in stillness for a few breaths. Just before the finale of shavasana, we cool down with the Golden Seed.
Instructor: Wendy Davies
Wednesday #44481 October 4, #44482 November 1, #44483 December 6,
5:30 - 6:45 pm, Lewis Craft Room A, $10

MOM & BABY YOGA
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
#44081 Wednesdays, September 6 - December 13, 9:30 - 10:30 am, Lewis Salish Building, $120/15

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 9 & November 13.
Instructor:
Sheron Jutila
Mondays, #44090 September 11 - October 30, #44091 November 6 - December 18, 2:00 - 3:30 pm,
Filberg Rotary Hall, $84/7
Fridays, September 8 - October 27, #44094 10:00 - 11:30 am, #44092 2:00 - 3:30 pm,
November 3 - December 22, #44095 10:00 - 11:30 am, #44093 2:00 - 3:30 pm, Native Sons Lower Level, $96/8

 

VINYASA YOGA
#44630
Mondays, 5:15 - 6:15 pm,  September 11 - December 18, No class October 9 or November 13, Lewis Craft Room A, $72/13 or $6.50/Drop-in