Starting a yoga practice does not have to be intimidating.   Here you'll find information on our current class offerings along with a brief description.  You'll also find some helpful hints on what to do and what to bring.   Our instructors will also be here to welcome you and answer any questions or concerns you may have.


Basic flow is a great class for new or seasoned practitioners.   It is gentle and focuses on slow moving postures synchronized with the breath. The practice itself is much like a moving meditation when undertaken with intention and mindfulness. It is a wonderful way to prepare the body and mind for seated meditation and to release stress.
Learn a more traditional form of vinyasa flow yoga which focuses postures that move you through the Chakras - known as energy centers in your body.  In this class you will learn about Ujai breath otherwise known as ocean breath, how to do sun salutations (Surya Namaskara A & B), warrior poses, balancing poses, twists, and gentle back bends.  This is a great class to take for anyone wishing a more traditional practice and is perfect for all levels.
Ready to explore Core Yoga? Learn the fundamentals of this signature class and take your practice to a deeper level. These classes will emphasize longer held poses, core strength, flexibility, balance, and concentration, creating a foundation from which to grow! No experience necessary, but a willingness to sweat and explore your edges.
 
Open to all levels, our Gentle Yoga class is designed to connect breath, alignment, and mindfulness with basic yoga postures. Based on the Kripalu tradition of cultivating inner peace, these classes focus on stretching and attention to breath during a relaxing flow. Especially good for anyone who wants a slower paced, less strenuous class. All levels.
Helpful Hints
Sign up and pay for class using the Falls River Yoga App on your smart device or through this website.   To download the app on your smart device, go to the App store and look for the Falls River Yoga App.  Be sure to allow push notifications if you want to be notified of changes or cancelled classes.
 
Wear something you are comfortable sweating in - you won't need shoes or socks in class.

Bring a yoga mat or rent/purchase one at the studio.

A towel and water bottle are also good to have with you.

Plan to arrive 15 minutes before class if you're a new student, 10 minutes before if you are a continuing student.

Sign in at the front desk.  Note:  If you are under 18 years of age you must have a guardian consent form signed.



        Ten Principles To Guide Your Yoga Practice
Let the teacher know about any minor health issues or injuries before class. If you have a serious injury, or if you are pregnant, please check with your physician before beginning yoga.

Modify your postures if necessary; use props to support your poses.
 
Maintain compassion for yourself (and others) both on and off the mat.

Maintain breath awareness ... fully complete each inhale and exhale.

Wrap your shoulders, pull your shoulders away from your ears, engage your core, and lengthen your spine.
 
Incorporate serenity of gaze (drsti) and facial expressions ... no need to strain.

Listen to your body - always come out of a pose if there is strain in the body or rest in child's pose. 

Remain present in your practice ; always come back to your breath.

Cultivate balance: in your breath, between strength and relaxation, between effort and ease.


Remain curious and allow yourself a sense of playfulness in the practice.

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