One of our biggest assets at GGIW Yoga is truly our wonderful group of certified, professional teachers offering intention based yoga and meditation classes.
Just find a session that peaks your interest and take that leap of faith! Our thoughtful, kind and respectful teachers will work with you with verbal suggestions as well as demonstrating modifications to embrace, inspire, further your level of practice.
* great place for beginners
*All Level Hatha (Hosted by Maureen & Karun and Becky)
A balanced combination of sustained poses with attention to basic alignment and therapeutic principals. Mindfulness; observing breath and body (triputi) are an integral part of class. Some poses will be linked together allowing for some flow during the class. This style of yoga provides a great stretch and strengthens the body.
*Beginners Yoga (Hosted by Andrea)
This beginner class is the perfect place to start your yoga experience or revisit yoga if it's been a while, or maybe you just haven't found 'the' yoga style for you. You'll learn proper posture and form for basic beginning poses such as warrior, down dog and child's pose as well as breathing techniques creating a foundation to build upon. This highly interactive class is a great place to ask questions, meet other 'newbies' and find that confidence on the mat! Absolutely no experience required, just easy to move in clothing, an open mind/heart and a smile! Bring a friend and find your place in the ever expanding practice of yoga.
*Gentle Hatha (Hosted by Jenni)
This class incorporates stretches, poses (asana), breath work (pranayama), meditation, and relaxation with an emphasis on finding balance. Options are offered, and the use of props is taught and encouraged. Gain increased flexibility, greater strength, a quieter mind, and improved overall well-being. All levels welcome.
Kundalini Yoga & Meditation with Live Music (Hosted by Sukhmani)
Enjoy an uplifting blend of yoga, movement, mantra, meditation and deep healing sound bath at the end! The ancient practice of kundalini yoga is suitable for all experience levels. Be prepared for a challenging, energizing, healing and blissful experience!
Mat / Standing Pilates (Hosted by Patty)
This is an innovative, creative and fun Mat Pilates class with an added element of Standing Pilates. In the class we focus on the Pilates Foundation, breath, form and building a strong core to improve balance, flow and a strong mind/body connection. *note: some of the equipment provided during the class may contain latex.
Midweek Stretch & Restore (Hosted by Becky)
This class is designed to be a resting/recharging spot in the middle of your busy week. This after-workday class provides a safe place to just stop, breathe, relax, and stretch out bodies that may have been sitting or standing all day. Mostly done on the floor, we'll stretch in all directions while matching our movement with our breath, ultimately calming our minds and returning to our center. You may want to wear your pajamas to this class so you can crawl right into bed afterwards.
Morning Slow Flow (Hosted by Stefanosis)
This all-level Hatha class contains a balanced mixture of strengthening and stretching poses to get you energized, yet relaxed for the rest of the day and the week. A slower variation of Sun Salutations will conclude every class, therefore, minimal yoga experience is recommended but not required.
Prenatal Yoga (Hosted by Ma Yoga)
GGIW Yoga is offering Prenatal Yoga via MaYoga. * Please Note * All Prenatal and Mom + Baby classes must be reserved directly through MaYoga.com. These classes are not available through our studio reservation system.
Prenatal Yoga: Some women start Prenatal Yoga the moment they find out they’re pregnant, others discover it in their last month. These friendly, strengthening, heart-opening drop-in classes will help you feel great, nom matter where you are on your journey.
Prenatal Yoga is safe for any trimester, and perfect for any level of yoga experience from raw beginner onward. In each class, you will be led step by step through therapeutic postures and alignment that will help you stabilize your joints, connect to your breath and to your baby, and find support, guidance, and inspiration for enjoying your journey and becoming the mom you want to be!
Vinyasa Flow (Hosted by Maureen)
also called flow because of the smooth way that the poses run together, is one of the most popular contemporary styles of yoga. ... In vinyasa yoga, each movement is synchronized to a breath. This class is for the student who wants a bit stronger practice.
*Yin & Sound Yoga (Hosted by Stefanosis)
Known as Yinada, this class combines Yin yoga with Nada, a sacred sound. Yin yoga is passive stretching postures that gently release tension in muscles, joints and fascia-tissue for greater flexibility. Singing bowls are gonged on/around various parts of the body. Class might include ancient or healing mantras resulting in stress reduction and release. Class concludes with a auditory sound bath, sealing in the deep relaxation of the evening.
Yoga Therapeutics, Intermediate Level (Hosted by Maureen)
This class is a healing, physically slower approach to yoga. The starting point is what is comfortably possible for the practitioner. Postures are modified as necessary and tailored to individual needs and physical capabilities.
This class is designed for those who are interested in taking a more therapeutic approach to their practice. Yoga in it's essence is therapeutic, but in this class foundational poses are practiced most often. This is a great place for someone coming back from an injury or looking to add yoga as an integrated healing practice. **if you have any injuries or diagnosed medical issue, please contact the studio to possibly set up an assessment with Maureen, IAYT Certified Yoga Therapist prior to attending your first Therapeutic Yoga class. An assessment will provides insight to the root nature of your condition, suggested poses and modifications to suite your healing needs.
* Great for Beginners
All of our classes are taught by wonderfully engaging, encouraging, experienced, educated teachers (see the Bio tab for more info). Classes are held in a non heated space, with soft floors and non-intrusive lighting. All supplies (mats, blocks, blankets, straps, pillows, bolsters and more) are provided during practice. Class runs 60-75 minutes. Arrive early or stay after class to enjoy some tea in our garden, or a book in our reading room.
Single Class $15
6-pack of classes $75, expires in 8 weeks
12-pack of classes $145, expires in 4 months
Unlimited 30 days $111, expires 30 days after 1st class
Unlimited 90 days $300, expires 90 days after 1st class