180 W Walnut St, Jesup, GA 31545

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Classes

Please double check the EVENT CALENDAR  page for  current events and classes. Class times and workshops/events, as well as any cancellations, will appear there. All classes are appropriate for all levels. However, please read the class descriptions to find which class resonates with your personal taste.

GROUP CLASSES

 

In Vibrant Living Wellness classes, you get great exercise and more. IN addition to our focus on physical and mental practices that build health, reduce stress and retard the aging process, we provide the  resources, support,a nd environment for you to increase your capacity for self-discovery and attunment. Coming together with like minded people in the spirit of yoga creates a group energy that allows for deeper absorption into the practice. Each class ia a complete experience, including centering, warm-ups, yoga postures, breath work, relaxation and integration.

 

Training Classes

 

The training program below, comprised of one 90-minute class per week, gives you the tools you need to attend practice classes with knowledge, experience and confidence. 

Yoga Basics Training
In this eight-week course for beginning students you will observe demonstrations and receive step-by-step instructions for each technique. You can ask questions and clarify details. You will be guided through the details and alignment of each posture with hands-on assisting as needed.

 Week 1  Week 2  Week 3  Week 4
 Safety
•Self awareness
•Discover & honor
  your limits 
Intro to Course

Intro to Warm-ups:
•Basic Warm-up Series
•Core Support

Intro to Asana
(Yoga Postures):
•Mountain
•Half Moon
•Standing Back Bend

Standing Forward Bend
Standing Spinal TwistIntro to Relaxation:
•Corpse
•Contraction-Release

Awareness
•Listen to your body’s
  messages
•Notice & release
  judgment
Warm-ups:
•Spine & Shoulders

Asana:
•Boat
•Child
•Cobra
•Sphinx
•Half Locust
•Locust

Review/Experience:
•Asana
•Relaxation

 Breath
•Notice sensations
•Breath & movement
Intro to Pranayama
(Yogic Breathing):
•Ocean Breath

Warm-ups:
•Spine & Hips
•Breath

Asana:
•Seated Spinal Twist
•Knee to Chest Pose
•Supine Spinal Twist

 

Review/Experience:
•Asana
•Relaxation
•Pranayama

 Letting Go
•Notice what you don’t
  need and let it go
Pranayama:
•Complete Breath

Warm-ups:
•Hips & Hamstrings

Asana:
•Bound Angle
•Head to Knee
•Posterior Stretch
•Symbol of Yoga


Review/Experience:
•Asana
•Relaxation
•Pranayama

 

 Week 5  Week 6  Week 7  Week 8
 Prana
•Notice the movement
  of energy
Warm-ups:
•Neck & Shoulders

Asana:
•Bridge
•Half Shoulderstand
•Fish


Review/Experience:
•Asana
•Relaxation
•Pranayama

 Balance
•Notice polarities
Pranayama:
•Alternate Nostril Breath

Warm-ups:
•Hips & Hamstrings
•Balancing


Asana
:
•Dancer
•Downward Dog

Review/Experience:
•Asana
•Relaxation
•Pranayama

 Strength
•Core strength
•Personal power
Pranayama:
•Skull Shinning

Warm-ups:
•Core
•Hara


Asana
:
•Triangle
•Warrior
•Side Warrior

Review/Experience:
•Asana
•Relaxation
•Pranayama

Integration
•Notice the effects
  of the practice
•Affirmation
Warm-ups:
•Warm-up Series


Review/Experience:
•Asana
•Relaxation
•Pranayama

 

 

Practice Classes

 

The guided flows of warm ups, postures, and breathing techniques below give students of all levels the opportunity to larn and clarify details, add new postures to their repertoire, and take their practice to deeper levels. With the increased awareness that comes through practice, you’ll begin to understand and respond to the needs of your body and observe your mind and behaviors with more clarity. Each class offers a unique experience of yoga.

 

Practice classes are offered at various levels of intensity and intention:
Beginner – basic practice of foundational postures & breathing techniques
Gentle – easy and relaxing

All Levels – easy to challenging with modifications & variations for any level of practice

 

Kripalu Yoga: A flow of postures with emphasis on body awareness, alignment and coordination of breath and movement. Students are encouraged to practice at their own level, using variations and modifications to give postures more less challenge. classes may be enhanced by music, rhythms, and inspirational readings to promote meditative awareness.

Vinyasa Flow: A powerful flow of hatha yoga postures, linked through a series of connecting movement (vinyasa) synchronized with smooth, deep breathing (uijaya), gaze (dristi) and locks (bandhas).

Yin Yoga: This slow, deeply meditative yet revitalizing practice targets the hips and spine, and helps to release and lengthen the body’s deep connective tissue through passive stretching. Longer held postures combined with yogic breathing can also release energy blockages in the physical and emotional bodies.

Xen Strength: Not your everyday yoga class! Xen Strength combines hand weights and functional fitness moves with traditional yoga poses to provide a transformational workout. You’ll build muscle and bone mass to prevent injury, and get flexible in body and mind. Plus, you’ll save time by multi-tasking

Morning Yoga: What better way to start your day than with a morning yoga class. A bit more energizing, this class incorporates more of a flow and gets you ready to face the day. Appropriate for all levels. Modifications available for all poses. This class will end no later than 7:45 for those of us having to be at work at 8. If you would like to attend but need to slip out a few minutes early, please don’t hesitate to join us.

TaiChi Qigong: Learn the graceful moving meditation and revitalizing breath work of this traditional Chinese yoga. Experience how qi (prana) is generated and circulated to promote healing and longevity. Discover how the principles of relaxation, balance, and alignment can improve your yoga practice. Instruction includes a standing qigong sequence for self-healing as well as various  tai chi forms. 

 

Fitness Classes

 

BOOM Muscle: Up your game in this fast paced strength training class designed to build endurance and tone muscles in a convenient 30 minute workout.

BOOM MInd: Improve range of motion, balance and flexibility in this Yoga/Pilates-fusion class. Learn techniques to relax your mind and engage your muscles.

Step Pump: Using a step platform, this class begins with an aerobic warmuip and basic step movements and progresses into more creative movements on, over, and around the platform. The class includes a combination of cardio moves using the platform and strength/endurance work. The best of cardio and muscle conditioning in one workout

Shimmy Chic: Shimmy into shape with this belly dance fitness class. This cardio dance class offers a fun and energetic  calorie burning aerobic workout that is high cardio but low impact and easy on the knees. Dance to fast-paced Middle Eastern and modern songs. The class focuses on weight loss, muscle toning, and calorie burning. Also, a great way to drill and practice belly dance moves. New routines are introduced periodically and as you learn actual belly dance combinations, your whole body will receive a great workout. So wear your sweats, a coin belt, and bring your friends. Join us for an exhilarating work out!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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