FAQ

What is Yoga?
Yoga means “union”. Yoga is the union of body and mind.

Is Yoga a Religion?
No. Yoga is a philosophy of spiritual practices, ethical guidelines and physical exercise that began in India about 5,000 years ago. Patanjali, who wrote the Yoga Sutra, is considered to be the father of yoga. The sutras provide a framework for spiritual growth and mastery over the body and the mind to alleviate suffering, stress, anxiety, help prevent diseases. It is not necessary to surrender your own spiritual and religious beliefs to practice yoga.

Who can practice Yoga?
Anyone of any age, body and fitness level can practice yoga.

What is Hatha Yoga?
Hatha Yoga is the foundational style of yoga and incorporates asanas (poses), pranayama (breathing techniques) and meditation (stillness of mind).

I’m not flexible. Can I still practice Yoga?
YES! Come as you are and you will develop balance, agility, strength and flexibility at your own pace. There are zero pre-requisites required to start a yoga practice.

What is an all-levels class?
An all levels class is for beginners, intermediate and advanced yogis. Modifications for the asanas (poses) are offered during the class to all three levels.

What should I bring to class?
A yoga mat or towel and a bottle of water.

What should I wear to class?
Comfortable workout clothing. Avoid heavy jewelry such as long necklaces and big rings.

What time should I arrive for class?
Please arrive 15-10 minutes before class to register and set up your space in the studio.

 

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