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Yoga Del Mar's classes are held in an open, serene studio space. Come by and visit anytime.

Classes

We offer alignment based hatha yoga classes suitable for beginners to more advanced students. Our classes include: Hatha, Flow, Iyengar, Restorative Yoga and MELT.

All of our classes are uniquely and intelligently sequenced to provide you with opportunities for consistent progress and refinement in your yoga practice. Our teachers and staff are experienced, caring, and available to assist you in making the most out of your time at the studio.

 

 

Types of Classes Offered

Type of Classes Descriptions

Hatha

Progressive, systematic yoga practice with precise alignment instruction.

Flow

(Also known as Vinyasa class) Emphasis on connection of movement with breath, connecting multiple poses to create a long, fluid, smooth and rhythmic movement. Faster than non-flow classes.

Iyengar

Systematic practice emphasis on precise technique of poses with detailed alignment instructions, adjustments and focus on correct anatomical alignment.

Restorative Yoga

Resting poses designed to deeply relax and rejuvenate the body, mind and spirit. Wear warm clothes. Blankets and props are used to support the body. Poses are held longer than in other classes.

MELT Class

Class for all levels. No previous MELT experience is necessary. Integrates the use of small balls and soft foam rollers with yoga to rehydrate connective tissue, balance the nervous system, relieve pain and increase flexibility and strength.

Prenatal Yoga

Our class includes a range of poses that help alleviate many of the discomforts that arise during pregnancy. It focuses on a gentle flow of movement to increase overall strength and flexibility with modifications to accommodate all stages of the journey.

Ageless Yoga

Yoga for Seniors is a gentle class incorporating range of movement exercises, alignment, stretching, strengthening, awareness, breathing and relaxation to refresh, energize, improve posture, deepen breathing and improve sense of well-being. Chairs and props are provided to keep everyone safe and supported.

Slow Down Second Fridays

First part of the class is asana practice, the last is different types of spaciousness and relaxation - Yoga Nidra, Meditation, Pranayama and visualizations. A beautiful adjunct to an active practice or a way to being to move more gently.

Class Levels Descriptions

Level 1 Beginner

Ideal for beginners of all ages, includes basic yoga poses and breathing. Gentle pace, emphasis on detailed alignment instruction.

Level 1-2

For continuing students and beginners who want to challenge themselves, includes detailed alignment and focus on the breath.

Level 2

More challenging practice for continuing and intermediate students.

Level 2-3

For intermediate to advanced students.

Level 3-4

A practice class for advanced students. Teacher practices with class. Includes advanced poses with longer hold times.

“I was struck by how accepting and even inviting yoga instructors are, from the first class I felt I was part of the group. “

- Jim

“Yoga has provided a foundation for me to approach life in a positive, balanced, healthy way. It’s my rock!“

- Joyce