Hatha Yoga (sun & moon):
Hatha is the physical branch of yoga emphasizing posture alignment. Hatha yoga is perfect for first time learners wanting a full body workout, while learning proper breathing and relaxation techniques. All ages and levels are welcome.
Hatha Flow synchronizes movement and breath to produce a flow of postures that lead naturally from one posture to another with a little rest in between. Each sequence of movements creates a strong cardiovascular workout and improves strength and flexibility. Hatha Flow classes are best suited for those who already have a Hatha Yoga practice, but seek a stronger physical workout.
Power Yoga is the dynamic and rigorous flow of yoga poses synchronized with breaths. This form of yoga meant for learners looking for a more challenging and intense practice.
Participants must have prior yoga experience.
Prenatal class is specifically designed for the changing needs of the expectant mother. Poses are geared to help gain strength and flexibility, thus feeling fit throughout pregnancy. Sessions end with related meditation and relaxation.
Yoga for Youth:
Yoga for Youth class is sensitively designed for the pure soul of children growing in a fast-paced world. Yoga for Youth incorporates calming techniques, self discipline, flexibility as well as playful and imaginative journeys. Classes are for learners between 8 and 16 years of age. Read more
Restorative Yoga is a therapeutic yoga style using props ( bolsters, blankets, cushions, straps and blocks) to fully support the body during long holds in a diverse range of postures. With a natural release of effort, awareness of the breath facilitates a softening of the body and a letting-go of tension and accumulated stress.
Pranayama class is the specific teaching of breathing techniques and related cleansing and purifying exercises combined with postures to increase lung capacity. Pranayama is perfect for healing and recovery from illness and stress.
All ages and levels are welcome.
Meditation is the discipline of concentration to steady the mind and cultivate a sense of focus and inner calm. The goal of meditation is to reach a level of consciousness where the past and future cease to exist.
All ages and levels are welcome.
A form of yoga that uses only a few poses with longer hold times. We come into each pose then find stillness in the body. This allows the breathe to come into opening spaces which offers the opportunity for the muscles to relax and release.
Yogana Studio offers group or individual yoga lessons to all types of businesses and organizations in central Lonsdale.
We are committed to integrate the values and benefits of yoga into your professional life. Read more
Hatha is a compound of the words (ha= sun and tha=moon) in Sanskrit. It is the union and balance between two opposite forces.
Asana is the third limb of the eight-limbed of Patanjali’s yoga. Asana originally meant “a sitting position” or “seat” in Sanskrit which refers to the practice of physical postures.
Pranayama is the combination of the Sanskrit words prana meaning “vital energy” or “breath”, and ayama means “control” or “mastering”. Some have translated Pranayama from Sanskrit into English as the art of yoga breathing.
Gain flexibility and strength
Balance internal and glandular functions
Improve circulation to ensure rich supply of nutrients and oxygen
Open energy channels
Enhance spiritual capabilities
Broaden mental faculties
Cope with stress, tension, anxiety and depression
Help prevent many diseases: diabetes, arthritis, hypertension, etc.
Manage asthma and bronchitis