SMC & SMCE Yoga
Saw Mill Club offers several styles of Yoga to suit your specific needs and current ability level. Yoga allows you to get still and centered. It removes tension from your body. It quiets your mind and frees your natural energy.
When your mind and body are in sync healthy things happen
If you would like more information on all of the Yoga classes Saw Mill Club and Saw Mill Club East has to offer, please contact Yoga Director, Mekea Fishlin:
Prenatal & Postnatal Yoga w/ Mekea
Pregnancy requires a special focus on safety just as postnatal bodies need to regain strength and energy that may have been lost during pregnancy. Build community and maintain friendships made during this special time. Classes also address common issues and concerns that may arise in this new chapter of life.
Hatha Yoga/Level 1-2 A class to build up on the basics and foundations of yoga. Postures are held for deep release of muscular and nervous tension. Sun-salutes, step-backs, warrior postures, forward folding, gentle backbending and twists. Deepen your practice while still keeping the emphasis on building concentration, strength and form.
Hatha-Vinyasa/Level 1-2/Level 2 An introduction to building internal heat for detoxification of the body and internal purification. Integration of spiritually focussed discussion, breath control, chant (optional and varies by teacher), A and B series sun salutes, intro to step and jump backs, forward folding, backbending, side-stretching, deeper twists, shoulderstand, deep relaxation, meditation (varies by teacher). Begin to build a nurturing and cleansing practice with roots grounded in classical yoga.
Yoga Flow, Go Deeper
Vinyasa Flow/Level 2/Level 2-3 A deeper immersion in the flowing yoga called Vinyasa. Link flowing postures together with careful breath control, deep concentration, and build steadiness in deeper postures. Spiritually focused discussion (varies by teacher), breathing exercises, A and B series sun-salutes, yoga push ups, jump backs, deep forward folding, full back bending, twists, inversions, deep relaxation, meditation (varies by teacher). Take yourself deeper in your discovery of building a challenging and rewarding yoga practice.
Hot Power Yoga/Level 2-3 Hot Vinyasa/Level 2-3 Taught in a room heated between 85-90 degrees. Challenging and dynamic. Postures are held for deep release of tension and toxins. A strong a deeply challenging class great for those with stiff joints, looking to lose weight, and increase detoxification. Bring towel(s) and plenty of water. A and B series sun-salutes, deep forward folding, full back bending, twists, shoulder stand, deep relaxation. Previous experience with vinyasa recommended.
AIReal Yoga Flow is a modern practice that uses Silks as props to guide and enhance your bodies active recovery experience. The Silks help to stretch and strengthen muscles, improve balance and support healthy spinal function.
Learn to trust the silk, step out of your comfort zone and experience something new!