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IN CLASS PRIVATE: (Highly Recommended)
CHANCES ARE YOU'VE NEVER EXPERIENCED ANYTHING QUITE LIKE IT & IT WILL PROFOUNDLY CHANGE THE WAY YOU PRACTICE. Jivamukti was first to offer this state of the art experience in physical, mental, emotional and spiritual tuning. In the setting of an OPEN level class, you have a personal teacher guiding each movement skillfully making alignment adjustments. This is the fastest and most profound way to experience breakthroughs in your practice.
THE ONE-ON-ONE, Private and semi private instruction. On site or at your home or business.
The 1-on-1 session allows the student to explore specific areas of interest such as: fundamentals of yoga, how to do a specific asana, adjusting to injuries, improvement of practice, chanting, meditation, yogic philosophy, diet, and more.
All levels. Consisting of flowing vinyasa sequences, meditation, Sanskrit chanting, yoga philosophy, incredible hands-on assists, pranayama (breathing techniques) and deep relaxation. Includes seated, standing, balances, forward and back bends, twists & inverted postures, with optional advanced variations, exploration, wall work, etc. Eclectic music plays an integral role, with amazingly crafted soundtracks including such artists as Michael Franti, MC Yogi, Krishna Das, The Beatles, and great World Music.
ROCKASANA!™ (created by Andrea Boyd & Jeffrey Cohen)
The coolest, most exhilarating and exuberant Rock n' Roll yoga class you'll ever take!
Our ability to tap into our vibrating hearts is increased exponentially through the pounding rhythms and driving guitar riffs of the world's most inspiring Rock 'n Roll. From the masters; The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, and The Who to the legion of other artists that have saved the lives of countless millions through the transcendental power of music. We'll turn up the volume to let the sound current penetrate and dissolve the armor between ego and the Cosmic Self. You' ll come away feeling like Neo from The Matrix, with a profound knowing of Nada Brahma - the solid world revealing its true nature of shimmering wavelengths of rhythm & resonance.
Loud and swift-moving. Knowledge of postures and Jivamukti Yoga sequences suggested.
Hip means current, up to date. The yogi wants to be hip, to be current, to be in the current, to be in the flow.
Hop is a form of movement. You gotta do it. The yogi wants to take action, to be a vehicle of truth and love. Hip Hop is current love. Come experience a class that is totally FLY and Off The Hook, with beats, rhythms, and rhymes that will have you groovin' for days! Embrace your style, your wildness, constant vibration, and inner pulsation. Loud and swift moving. Knowledge of postures and Jivamukti Yoga sequences suggested.
WARRIORS ARISE! This is a brisk, guided, led vinyasa class. The class offers a well-rounded practice that includes a warm-up, the setting of an elevated intention, chanting, surya namaskar, standing asanas, twists, balances, backward bending, forward bending and inversions, as well as meditation and relaxation - all in an hour! Thus, it is suitable for those who have limited time to devote, who are looking for a workout to “shape up” physically, and for those who are looking to include a robust asana practice in a manageable daily routine. Because it is a fixed sequence, you have an opportunity to progress to the level of mastery by committing to a consistent, steady, regular sadhana.
A comprehensive introduction to yoga. Designed for the entry level student, but of great value for all practitioners. Fundamentals of breath and alignment are covered in an environment conducive to question answering and self-confidence. Postures are broken down and pace is slow and detailed.
BUSY PEOPLE (45m)
Experience a hot physical practice, meditation and deep relaxation, all in 45 minutes! These yoga classes are emotionally stabilizing as well as challenging, stimulating, healthful and evolutionary! Because it is a fixed sequence, you have an opportunity to progress to the level of mastery by committing to a consistent, steady, regular sadhana. Great for those who want to include a robust asana practice in a manageable daily routine. This is a strict vinyasa class, meaning one breath, one movement from start to finish.
To restore is to return back to our original nature; joy, bliss, happiness. Great for beginners and experienced students alike. Against the backdrop of an etheral soundtrack, this is a revitalizing and steady exploration into the artistry of feeling confident and amazing in your own skin. Experience the magical breakthroughs that have been oh, so elusive through a practice that may contain too much effort. Feel your body melt away tension and anxiety, as you are given unique individual attention to help you release deeper into euphoric uncharted terroritory.
Increase mobility, metabolism, and general well-being. In an atmosphere that is light and enthusiastic with uplifting music, the main goal is to facilitate health and ease of movement through breath awareness and simple, gentle exercises. Return your body to its orginal suppleness. Ideal for people of all ages and sizes or limited mobility for various reasons.
In a Hurry, Hari in! Similar to Spiritual Warrior but different sequencing of postures. Hari's Power will delight and send you whistling all the way home. (Hari is "the remover" of sins and ignorance, a form of Lord Vishnu)
THE ONLY CLASS OF THIS KIND IN THE CHARLESTON AREA! EVERYTHING BABY!
Pre-Post Natal and Baby & Me classes combined. These unique & empowering yoga classes provide safe, simple and effective exercises designed to strengthen and relax your rapidly changing body. Join other parents and parents-to-be as you strengthen your physical body and bring clarity and fearlessness through breathing and meditation.
Most importantly, these classes are a great way for new mothers to connect physically, emotionally, and spiritually with their babies as well as other moms (and dads). You can either bring your baby or come alone.
Finally, a super fun (and affordable, only $8/person) way to enjoy Jivamukti Yoga together as a family! We'll laugh, move, play, sing, and listen to great music! These classes are a great way to experience quality family time while doing something that is enjoyable, challenging, and adventurous. Yoga is great for the family and a family that practices together, stays together!
KIDS (3-10yrs) ONLY $8
Kids Yoga is FUN! It paves the way for a lifetime of good health, radiance and happiness! Animal yoga postures, stories, and song will stimulate the mind and allow them to explore and express their unique physical, emotional, mental and spiritual gifts. Partner poses and group meditations give children the experience of teamwork and trust with others. Children will get acquainted with their breath and their body, and build the foundation for a bright future!
Yoga Nidra, yogic deep sleep, is a state of mind between wakefulness and sleep, that opens deep phases of the mind, bringing about spiritual, emotional, mental and physical healing and rebalancing. It has been found to reduce tension and anxiety, headache, giddiness, chest pain, palpitations, sweating, and abdominal pain, and been used to help soldiers from war cope with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Yoga Nidra brings an incredible calmness, quietness and clarity, and is one of the deepest of all meditations, leading awareness through many levels of mental process to a state of supreme stillness and insight. Come in comfortable clothing. Bring eye pillow if you have one.
SATSANG: MEDITATION, KIRTAN, MOVIES, POTLUCKS, & MORE! FREE!
These events are usually free (donation suggested)! Kirtan, Movies, Meditation, Vegan Potliucks, and more. Satsang is being in good and virtous company, with those who will nurture and reflect our true nature. We come together to celebrate our desire for peace through an elevated atmosphere. Kirtan, the bhakti (devotion) yoga technique of call and response chanting. Movies, our culture's form of story telling. Raising our awareness through media. Vegan Potlucks, consciously choosing food that causes the least amount of harm. Meditation, connecting to the inner stillness within through guided meditations and inspired readings from Masters past and present.
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