Enjoy extra warmup movements and a slower pace with plenty of room to modify. A good class for beginners or continuing students who like a gentle approach. All levels welcome. Also appropriate as a pre-natal class.
Assumes you know the basics. Kripalu Yoga always uses a sequence of warmups to prepare you, and our moderate classes include more varied and challenging postures and flows, breathing practices and meditation.
This blended class assumes you know the basics, and leans to the Gentle side of Moderate. You are encouraged to move at the pace that works best for you, slowing down or challenging yourself more as needed.
This is a Gentle class that ends with restorative yoga poses. Restorative yoga complements all other more active practices and lifestyles by triggering the parasympathetic nervous system, creating deep balance in the body. All levels welcome.
Meditative flow using mindful breathing, steady holding of postures and smooth transitions. Move deeper into your body and mind with a slower vinyasa. This class assumes you know the basics.
Yoga & Life
In this all levels class, explore yoga practices both as a moving meditation that encourages awareness and compassion on the mat, and as a template for living with wisdom, strength and ease off the mat. Some yoga experience helpful, but not required.
Open Gate yoga
This is an intermediate level slower-paced class. We’ll explore physical and energy anatomy, using postures, sounding, breath, meditation, and imagery as containers for discovery. Debra’s classes support awareness of subtle energy as the gateway to larger movement.
This class emphasizes the subtle practices of yoga which support the awakening process. The foundation of this exploration is the embodiment and integration of the subtle energy body with the physical body. The class is full and closed to new students for now.
449 Forest Ave. #11, Portland, Maine 04101