There are many different types of yoga; there’s a type of yoga for every person. The most important thing to remember is that the type of yoga needs to suit you. A good way to find out whether the type is right for you, is by trying out a bunch of different types and classes.
In all the classes I teach I am extra aware of previous injuries my students might have. I have had my fair share of injuries, and feel it is important to incorporate modifications into the class for different levels of practice and for injuries. I always do my best to adjust the class to suit all levels and to take time to explain poses in more detail if needed.
I offer two types of classes:
Hatha is the classical form of yoga postures and breathing. In hatha flow we flow from one posture into the other, with an emphasis on postural alignment. The postures vary from gentle to challenging. The difference with other flow-like classes (such as power, vinyasa or flow yoga) is that in hatha flow you move from one pose to the other in a slightly slower pace and great care is taken that the basic postures are known to every one in the class.
Restorative yin is focused on relaxation; most poses are done lying on your mat and are held for 3-5 minutes. It is a deep yoga practice, that targets tendons, ligaments and fascia as well as meridians within the body. The pace of the class allows time and space for psychological challenges and physical openings of the hips, spine and pelvis. A yin yoga class is a perfect way to reduce stress and to counter balance more active styles of yoga.