Is it time to recharge, refuel and finally rejuvenate? Vicki Tree Yoga, offering warm yoga, will do just that. The classes are offered in my home studio in Horseshoe Valley at 53 Fairway Court. This spacious studio holds 12 people comfortably and has heated floors and a fireplace, giving the space a “warm” comfortable feeling.
A wide variety of classes are offered including Vinyasa Flow, Happy Hips Deep Stretch, Energize Flow, Stretch and Flow, Restorative, 50 Plus Yoga Gentle Hatha, Yin/Yan Restorative, Deep Tissue Release and Power Vinyasa Flow. Class descriptions can be found below. Classes run from Sept – May each year. Come Jan 2020, the studio will move to its new location in a rustic commercial plaza in Horseshoe. Please horseshoeplaza.com to learn more.
The January “6 week session” begins Jan. 20th. The drop-in schedule is also now out. Click below to learn more.
Session Date: Week of January 20th (6 weeks)
Cost for session: $72 for a 6 week session (choose one time/class for 6 weeks)
Location: 53 Fairway Court
Instructor: Virginia Gingras (Yoga Alliance Certified 200hr) and Andrea LaMantia (spin only)
REGISTRATION: NOW CLOSED (drop-in classes only available – click link above)
Classes offered: See the above calendar.
Please note that you can also come for a drop-in class if there is space available. Just click the link above to access the drop-in schedule.
The following will be some speciality classes offered over the 2019 year. Inquire today via email. These are found on the drop-in google sign up doc for each session.
Workshops such as:
Thrive and Explore” Workshop (3 hrs)
“Deep Tissue Release” Workshop (1.5 hrs – 2hrs depending on class)
The studio is located in my home at 53 Fairway Court. It holds 12 people comfortably and has heated floors as well as a fireplace giving the space warmth. See you on your mats soon!
Vicki Tree is very excited to announce a brand new Commercial Hot/Warm Yoga Studio and Wellness Centre will be opening at the intersection of Horseshoe Valley Road and Line 4 across from the park opening Jan 2020. Check out the website to learn more horseshoeplaza.com
Flow and Stretch: A 60 minute yoga class designed to have a deep, slow, thoughtful pace for the stretch portion of class along with breathing focus. This is followed with a flow sequence that introduces foundational postures, emphasizes key alignment and energizes the body. A basic flow will be interwoven with various asanas that will help to enhance flexibility and calm the mind. This well balanced class will strengthen, stretch and rejuvenate your body in a pace that suits your needs. This class is suitable for all levels.
Restorative: This 60 minute class is designed specifically for you to slow down and refresh after a busy day. The focus of the class is around BEING instead of doing. This restorative class will use props to support the body in positions of ease and comfort to facilitate relaxation and health. Most postures will be on the mats, using the floor as another supportive tool. Each asana (pose) will be held for about 5 minutes (with little use of your muscles as the props will be positioned in a way for your body to totally relax). This will allow your body to release tension and with the help of gently guided breathing, you will be able to manipulate your nervous system in such a way that it will calm and soften.
ENERGIZE Vinyasa Flow: Using creative sun salutation sequencing, this 75 minute class moves you from one posture to another seamlessly using your breath. During this practice you will create heat and rejuvenate from the inside out. Various postures including standing, seated, inversions and balancing will be explored coupled with a deep stretch at the end of class. This is an all levels class with a focus on alignment whereby beginners will safely learn the basics while more experienced students can take postures to a deeper level.
Vinaysa POWER Flow: This strong 75 minute powerful flow class energizes, rejuvenates and provides you with a vigorous approach to finding a connection from within by connecting breath to movement. A series of asana flows coupled with sun salutations leaves you refreshed and transformed. During this energetic class you will breathe, balance, strengthen, twist, invert, stretch and go deep within your core. Although there is a strong powerful flow section, the class begins and ends with deep stretches, providing a whole body breath yoga experience. This class is suitable for those familiar with the Vinyasa Flow class and are keen for more.
Happy Hips Deep Stretch: This 60 minute class is designed specifically with your hips in mind. Following a Hatha/Vinyasa style class, the postures are designed to open, align and relax your hips. Runners, athletes or people who stay in one position for long periods of time will especially benefit from this sequencing. A combination of YIN and Yan postures will be used to move, stretch and relax those tight areas, benefiting not only your hips but your back as well. The class is designed to move and stretch the hips in all 6 directions that they naturally move/stretch using a series of asanas stretches, breath and movement will be used to relieve and rejuvenate the hips. This is an all levels class.
Yin/Yan Restorative: This 60 minute peaceful quiet class uses long passive holds for deep stretches that go into your connective tissues (joints, bones, cartilage, ligaments, tendons) to help improve your overall mobility and range of motion. Using your breath and various props to find the correct alignment coupled with a gentle encouragement to relax your body, the force of gravity will be used to assist you with your stretch. This practice of advanced awareness calms the nervous system and your mind while supporting and preserving joint bone and connective tissue health. Although this class is mostly YIN based, there will be a few Yan postures used at times to compliment the overall practice. This class is suitable for all levels.
40 Plus Gentle Hatha: This 60 minute class is designed specifically for those with an experienced body/mind of 50 years plus. Using carefully selected asanas (postures), proper alignment cues, modifications and awareness of any aches/pains, the class will focus on working on improving flexibility and strength at a safe pace that suits you individually. Bolsters, the wall. blocks and other prop items will be used to help with proper alignment. Focus will be on releasing the hips and reducing tension throughout our bodies while working on finding calm and peace within our hearts/minds.
Introductory Yoga: This class is perfect for the person who is new to yoga or needs more guidance to become comfortable exploring the asanas, breathing technique and inner calm in a safe setting. The instructor will guide you through a class, with time set aside to discuss names, alignment and tips during the class. Perfect class for the beginner or someone weary to come back to their mats. This class is suitable and open to beginners only.