Therapeutic Yoga with Darra
Yoga Core Flow:
A more vigorous class with a combination of movements and exercises to awaken the core muscles, which are incorporated into a vinyasa flow. You will get your heart rate up. A fun, lighthearted, more challenging class that aims to let you explore your endurance, strength, and ability to be in the moment. TheraBand optional.
Appropriate for pure beginners and beyond. Using the breath as an anchor, yoga poses, and pilate exercises as tools, we will work on strengthening core muscles with the aim to improve balance and help you move around with more ease. Through the reinforcement of repetition you will slowly build confidence from pose to pose and class to class.
Slow Strength Flow:
A slow but engaging yoga vinyasa flow class that combines traditional poses with functional movements to help strengthen the entire body. Paced for beginners yet challenging enough for the more advanced mindful practitioner.
*Strength and Stretch:
Our own fusion of pilates, traditional strength training, and flexibility exercises. We utilize straps, balls, foam rollers, and resistance bands to maximize engagement.
Slow paced practice with emphasis on breath and relaxation. Gentle movement and postural therapy is utilized to bring the body and mind back into balance. Modifications are given for individualized needs and encouraged. Perfect for anyone recovering from illness, but soothing for all bodies. All levels.
*Access Your Ability Flow:
The fullness of yoga in a TOTALLY accessible manner. Modifications utilizing props and pose adaptations are thread into a classic yoga experience. Beginner friendly, but challenging for advanced practitioners.
Foundational principles of breath, alignment, and activation are woven in to a traditional yoga poses and slow repetitive flow for ease of learning. Modifications are explored and recommended to progress individual practice. Beginner friendly.
A set series of strengthening and flexibility exercises targeting the major muscle groups. The BFF foundational elements of exercise are reinforced. Individual accommodations are encouraged. A beginner friendly, mostly floor based class.
*BFF Intensive Class:
(3rd Saturday of the month; min of 4 participants; max of 6 participants) 2 hour class. 30 minute presentation of the foundational elements of exercise (necessary for the best form and outcomes.) 90 minute full strength and flexibility class; paced to provide participants with personalized modifications.
*Classes with our Barrier Free Fitness (BFF) method is utilized to create functional motor memory.