Gentler Classes

Reiki & Restore

Restorative yoga combined with Reiki offers an antidote to the stresses of daily living, promoting balance and calm within the individual. Experience Reiki’s light touch as you rest, supported by props to elicit your body’s natural relaxation response.

Reiki & Restorative Yoga for Survivors of Women’s Cancers

This 6 - week series of classes layers several relaxation techniques including Reiki, Essential Oils, gentle movement, restorative yoga, and breath and body awareness meditation. These calming practices support healing by reducing stress and moving the body toward its natural ability to relax.

Taught by Barbara Hennessy, MA, RYT 500, who has been teaching this approach known as Urban Zen Integrative Therapy (UZIT) since its inception in 2009. Barbara brings her special touch as a Reiki Master to each class, and guides you through an hour of self -care each week.

Sponsored by the Coalition for Women’s Cancers at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, the class is free of charge to participants.

Restorative Yoga

The focus of this class is on relaxation. It consists of a gentle flow, and includes the use of props when appropriate to ease muscles in achy bodies. Everyone is welcome.

Gentle Yoga

A class created for those who may not have done yoga before, for someone who would like a good stretch for an achy body and relaxation for a mind that carries too much stress. Slow and steady postures and breath. Everyone is welcome.

Beginner Class

Class that lovingly leads a beginning or brand new student step by step through poses.  With modifications to care for your body.

Meditation

A practice to still the mind and the body to uncover inner peace. It is nonjudgmental awareness of the present moment.  By donation


Kids Yoga

Calling all kids ages 4-7! Children will focus on yoga poses, breathing and self expression through music, art, and games. They will learn self respect for themselves and others by learning in a supportive, social environment. Sundays at 11:30 in the Star Room during 11:30 Level 1 Yoga class in The Sun Room.

All levels

Level 1

Open to all students who want step-by-step guidance through the poses and detailed modifications.  Great class for beginning student or someone who enjoys a gentler class.

Awoke – CBD Yoga with Sitar

This is a slow flow yoga class for all levels which incorporates an ingestible CBD oil (the non-psychotropic part of the cannabis plant, meaning there is no buzz or high), essential oils, and the sitar music from GianCarlo. The aim of this class is to help us awaken our senses and deepen our yoga practice. Students can take the CBD drops at the start of class and then we’ll sit in meditation or chanting while it settles before beginning a slow flow, stretch-it-out, ease the kinks and release the tension kind of class.

S.H.I.F.T Yoga

S.H.I.F.T. YOGA
Smooth Harmonious Integration of FOUNDATION TRAINING

FOUNDATION TRAINING is a series of postures and movements that activate the posterior muscular chain and dovetails seamlessly with all forms of yoga.
It anchors your hips and shoulders, decompresses your spine and improves your strength, posture and mobility. Explore the synergy of FT and Yoga together in a slow strengthening vinyasa. Appropriate for all levels of practitioner.

Prenatal Yoga

Designed to help expectant Mamas deepen their experience and enjoyment of pregnancy, this one hour class will strengthen your mind, body and spirit in preparation for labor. Class will include postures specific to this time of growth as well as introduce relaxation and breathing tools to ease anxiety.

Ashtanga Mysore

As traditionally practiced in Mysore, India, the home of the late Sri K. Pattabhi Jois - A group class where students have a self-paced practice, with verbal instruction and hands-on adjustments from the teacher.  Each student is able to work at his/her own level, while enjoying the energy of a group. Knowing the sequence of postures is not required, just being open-minded, curious, and receptive to learning.

Privates

Schedule a one on one or small group private lesson with your friends to practice exactly at the pace you need.  Session can be at Mandala or in your home.  It has been our great honor to lead classes in celebration of birthdays, weddings, “girls weekends out”, family reunions and lots more. Email Heidi to set up your class.

 
 
 

 

Some experience

Level 1, 2

Classes will differ according to teacher’s training and style to include binyasa and detailed technique. Supportive modifications and deepening options are offered.

Wake Up Vinyasa

Start your day with a flowing vinyasa class that uses sun salutations, steady breathing and strengthening poses to get you up and going for the day.  Open to all students with some yoga experience.  Modifications and options for deepening the poses are offered.

Zaloga Yoga Flow

Usually themed, zalogayoga flow is a terrific balance of learning ‘how to’ while maintaining a flow throughout.
Set to the backbeat of today’s greatest music, zalogayoga flow is more then just a vinyasa flow class… it’s an EXPERIENCE!

Kundalini yoga

Rhythmic body-breath movements, specifically designed Mantra & Meditation, Gong sound healing. For all levels of practitioners seeking transformative change.

Stronger Classes

Ashtanga Led Primary

This 1 ½ hour guided class is an opportunity to deepen your practice and learn the correct vinyasa (breath-movement) system specific to the Primary Series of Ashtanga Yoga, as taught by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. Students will be guided with posture names and vinyasa counts, accompanied by helpful alignment tips and explanations. Not appropriate for very beginner students. Students should have at least some familiarity with the Ashtanga system.

Level 2, 3

For intermediate and advanced students to receive detailed guidance and explore variations on advanced poses.

Mysore Lab – Self Practice

Open class with no teacher, to practice your ashtanga series in a supportive and focused environment. For ashtanga yoga practitioners with a consistent daily practice.