Heart of Yoga RVA Convenient to Goochland, Louisa, Henrico, Glen Allen, Short Pump, Rockville and surrounding areas. Heart of Yoga's Mission is to provide safe yoga instruction in a loving, joyful way.
Gentle Structured around maintaining and/or increasing mobility, without causing strain or discomfort to the muscles or joints of the body. Options are given and props, such as blankets or bolsters, are used to accommodate each student's needs. This class is appropriate for all levels, including those with limited movement + Gentle Restorative Soothing and restorative to body and mind, class focuses on developing awareness of body and breath, and improving range of motion and joint mobility. All students including those with injuries, arthritis, or, if you are in the process of recovery, will find true peace in this class. + Beginners Hatha Yoga Beginners hatha yoga, students learn the fundamentals of yoga, including traditional warmups, basic poses (asanas), optional poses, and most importantly, breath, body, and mind awareness. Concise descriptions of how to get into poses, as well as modifications for all levels are provided. The class is suitable for all levels.+ Beginner Continuing For students interested in exploring a transition from Level I to Level II. New poses will be introduced, and others will be held longer to take your practice to a deeper level focusing on inner awareness Continuing Yoga Suitable for advanced beginners as well as those who want to take their practice deeper. Modifications for all levels are provided. Hip, abdominal and low back as well as spine strengthening are included. Spine health and focus on the intercostal rib muscles to enhance the breath, therefore improving the quality of your life are incorporated into this Hatha class. Yoga Breathing (Pranayama), deep relaxation and meditation . MELT Coming in Septembe 2019 The MELT Method® is a breakthrough self-treatment system that restores the supportive function of the body's connective tissue to help eliminate chronic pain and improve your life. Accumulated stress caused by repetitive postures and movements of everyday living is dissolved. This form of myofacial release helps with inflammation, rehydration of the body's cells, muscle fatigue, corrects muscle imbalances, improves flexibility and increases range of motion Strengthening Mixed Level Geared for yoga practitioners who would like to explore advanced asanas (poses) and different variations of standard asanas in a strengthening way. Emphasis on deepening one's practice, strengthening the physical body while respecting one's limits. Options are available. Suitable for those individuals with prior yoga experience and/or those who have completed a Beginners Yoga session and feel ready to move into advanced asanas.+ Barre Fusion --- Pop Up Classes In July Class is a mindful, intentional, interval workout with light weights, balls, sliders and body bands, toning upper body, lower body and everything in between. Joyfulness is included. Come try the best workout offered in a yoga studio! Each strength section of the workout is followed by a stretching section in order to create long, lean muscles without bulk. You will see a difference in your body and strength. Yoga Nidra Yoga Nidra or Yogic Sleep is an ancient form of meditation that takes you to the deepest levels of relaxation while still remaining alert. Addressing the root of all problems physical, mental, emotional and spiritual, it alleviates the cause of stress and awakens inner healing. Nidra frees you from old destructive patterns and reconnects you to the source of your own power, changing your consciousness and your life to align with your highest truth. No yoga experience necessary. + (Classes descriptions with + automatically incorporate a form of Yoga Nidra into the relaxation portion at the end of class) Yoga for Scoliosis and the Spine Class will breakdown the traditional asanas and breath to develop a structural alignment, creating a more normal symmetrical alignment. This is accomplished by use of props, stretching muscles that have tightened and strengthening muscles that have become weak from this asymmetrical imbalance. Thereby the body will create a more effortless posture using the bone structure, rather than over working the muscles to hold itself up. Helpful in eliminating pain and bring some balance to the spine. + Joyful Yoga Mixed Level Refresh your body and mind with Roz on Monday evenings. Experience a supportive, nurturning, joyful and mindful yoga class. Calming centering, popular asana, fun balance challenges, soothing cool down, some breathwork and well deserved relaxation all in one class. Suitable for beginning students as well as those with a daily practice. Matt Yoga for Veterans Designed for Veterans, class format was designed by Mindful Yoga Therapy and is used in Veterans Hospitals throughout the country for Veterans in combination with traditional therapies for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. The class is in honor and memory of Matthew Seidler, Airman 1st Class who paid the ultimate sacrifice to his country in January 2012 and, Ryan Cernohorsky, SGT. USMC. who suffered from PTSD. We honor our veterans who serve our country and wish to give back in some way. If you are interested in this class, please contact the studio at 804 839 0135. Thank you for your service +