Flow is a dynamic asana practice, combining movement with breath (and basic alignment). The breath and movement are synchronized, allowing the postures to form around the breath. Flow Yoga uses smooth transitions from pose to pose. The heat in Flow Yoga is created from the "inside out" with the use of the breath and energetic locks of the inner musculature of the body (bandhas). Each class is different and forms around a theme such as back bending, hip-opening, or forward folds. A variety of postures may be combined to challenge and invigorate. Some Flow classes will introduce gentle pranayama (breathwork) to fill the body with vibrant energy.
|| Ideal for those wishing to do a fluid, moving practice with internal heat. Most asanas are oriented towards opening and lengthening the muscles, strengthening the core, toning the internal organs and detoxifying. Attention to breath and intentional movement is emphasized. Flow 1 classes often include basic arm balances and basic inversions. Suitable for all levels; however, brand new beginners may wish to start with yoga basics or hatha 1 classes before trying flow 1.
||Similar to Flow1 but with more demanding postures. More strengthening, standing and arm balancing asanas are included as well as a variety of more difficult inversions. Poses which challenge the student are introduced and explained. Breath synchronization and internal heat continue to be a focus. Flow 2 is recommended for experienced students. Not suitable for beginners.