Pilates Basics

Pilates Basics

This foundational pilates class focuses on the basic principles and techniques of the Pilates Method. It is perfect for beginner students, those who are healing from an injury or practitioners who want to continue to strengthen their basic techniques. Students can expect to grow awareness of their movement quality, strengthen core muscles, find balance and stability, address posture, build endurance and improve their fitness. For the Pilates class please bring a mat, comfortable clothing and a towel.

Yoga Slow Flow

Yoga Slow Flow

Join Shian Love for a slow and sensual flow class which will have you feeling more grounded, connected and aligned in your body.
In this 60min class, we will weave together postures, creative flows and breathing exercises which will support you to feel at home in your body. All set to a creative playlist which is played a little louder then your regular “background music” to give the class a dance-like feel and enhance a deeper embodied experience.
Shian holds a safe and welcoming space to move in a way which feels authentic to you. Offering modifications along the way, this class is open to dancers and yogis of all levels.
Movement Intelligence

Movement Intelligence

This movement intelligence class will run for 6 consecutive weeks. It offers the opportunity to slow down, acknowledge the body’s innate intelligence, retrieve knowledge about key aspects of the body’s movement patterns and practice the Bones for Life learning tools in small doses. This work has been mostly shared in 4 hour monthly workshops, or private sessions, however, regular group work is very effective in teaching the patterns as a long lasting and transformative practice for life and wellness.

Movement Intelligence and Bones for Life is based based on Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais’ approach to somatic learning has been developed by his student Dr. Ruthy Alon. In these classes you will gain new insights to your own movement practice and work with the Bones For Life sequences to improve and refine your posture and mobility. Often using the 7m long wraps, these methods are very effective and quite different to more conventional exercises. The main key point is that you will leave feeling better! The exercises are fun, and can be done by individuals with a wide range of ages and abilities.

No experience necessary, all are welcome to come

Movement Research

Movement Research

Movement Research is a laboratory for dropping in to the body, listening with intention and moving from impulse. It serves as a playground, a place to explore beyond habitual ways, witness the expression of the self and take care of what your body needs. Using imagery and textures while researching along with others stimulates new possibilities and a sort of co-creation of the moment. No dance experience necessary, everyone can access the benefit of connecting to their body and their unleashed movements.
Kriya and Mantra Meditation

Kriya and Mantra Meditation

This meditation incorporates a series of postures, breath, and sound, or kriyas and pranayama to create a meditative experience that helps facilitate transformation in the body, mind and soul. Come and experience how subtle Kriya practices and chanting mantras can create a profound silence where all the chatter of mind ceases and you can connect to the source effortlessly.

Suitable for all levels of meditators.

Come dressed in loose fitting, preferably natural fabric clothing and bring a cushion or a yoga mat to sit on.

Community class by donation ($10 suggestion)

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