Class Descriptions 

Holistic Yoga
SHYAM's holistic yoga classes include yoga postures, breathing practices, guided yoga nidra relaxation and sometimes meditation. All the practices are fully instructed and you are encouraged to practice with awareness so that you can let go of all the other things on your mind. Options are given to suit different levels of ability. Every class is planned by the teacher to suit the needs of the group.  

1 | Foundation Yoga | for those who enjoy simplicity of practice

Mondays

5:45 - 7.15pm

with Sangita

Wednesdays

7.30- 9.00pm

with Ahimsa

No experience necessary. You’ll learn how to use simple yoga to:

  • maintain spine and joint health

  • improve flexibility reduce physical and mental tensions

  • develop greater resilience to stress with breathing techniques

  • relax deeply.

2 | Develop Yoga | develop your practice and learn meditation

Tuesday

5.45 - 7.15pm

with Ahimsa  

Some experience necessary. In this course you'll:

  • build on the foundation yoga course, going to the next level of practice 

  • learn Salute to the Sun flow sequence & classical yoga postures

  • learn the next stages of breathing/pranayama

  • learn simple meditation

3 | Progressive Yoga | deepen your experience of yoga | body, mind, spirit

Thursdays

5.45 - 7.15pm

with Sangita

By now you are committed to yoga - it's part of your life. You'll learn:

  • more advanced techniques of hatha yoga e.g. mudras and bandhas

  • develop your understanding and practice of raja yoga e.g. meditation

  • you'll develop your asana and pranayama to higher stages

  • yoga nidra will be given at a deeper level

  • meditations will be longer and different types will be explored

  • yogic themes will be integrated into the practices.

4 | Yoga In-depth | explore yogic themes for higher consciousness

Wednesdays

5:30 - 7pm

with Ahimsa

For experienced practitioners with knowledge of hatha yoga asanas, classical pranayamas, mudras, bandhas, yoga nidra and meditation. Knowledge of these practices is asssumed so that we can delve into the esoteric and spiritual dimensions of the yogic tradition.

Each course will focus on a different theme, such as the chakras, koshas, gunas, raja yoga, classical hatha, tattwas etc.

Take your yoga practice to a higher level with Swami Ahimsadhara.

Yoga for Everybody | general yoga class

Wednesdays

9:30 - 11am

with Ahimsa

Integrate body, mind and breath in this comprehensive class. You'll leave feeling light, clear and calm. Includes:

  • clear instructions

  • yoga asanas (postures) with options for different levels

  • yogic breathing and pranayama

  • yoga nidra deep relaxation

  • meditation

Gentle Yoga | for all stages, ages and abilities

Thursdays

10:30am - 12pm

 with Sangita

Experience the therapeutic benefits of simple yoga, calm breathing and deep relaxation. Includes:

  • joint mobilisation

  • easy spinal stretching

  • gentle strengthening

  • balance improvement 

  • foundation breathing practices 

  • yoga nidra relaxation.

Restorative Yoga & Sound Bath Meditation

Tuesdays

10:30am - 12pm

 with Cassie

Experience the therapeutic benefits of simple yoga, calm breathing and crystal singing bowl meditation. Includes:

  • restorative yoga

  • deep relaxation

  • sound bath with crystal singing bowls

Unlimited yoga | regular practice for flexibility, focus & relaxation

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

For just $30/week you can attend multiple yoga classes.

  • You need to choose a primary class.

  • You can attend any other classes below that level eg if you enrol in 3 | Progressive Yoga, you can also attend levels 1 & 2, but not level 4.

  • Meditation, Mindfulness and Yoga for Cancer courses are not included in this package. 

1 Foundation Mindfulness | live consciously and reduce stress

Mondays

7.30 - 9pm

with Sangita

Learning to become more mindful in life brings us into the present moment and is a potent antidote to our tendency to want to 'catastrophize' future events.  Becoming attuned to the stillness within, we become more aligned with our essential nature.  Life begins to flow more easily.

Mindfulness Based Still Meditation (MBSM) will give you a great foundation for your meditation practice, and covers:

  • The impact of stress on the body and mind

  • The importance of relaxation 

  • How to manage the mind

  • Emotional health

  • Integrating mindfulness practice in every day life

  • Audio recordings will be provided to support your home practice

Warning:  meditation may cause happiness!

2 Continuing Mindfulness | sit like a mountain, flow like a river

Thursdays

7.30 - 9pm

with Sangita

Develop your meditation practice and widen the application of meditation techniques to include the pathways of Imagery and Contemplation.  Consciously harness the power of mind to:

  • Develop greater self-awareness 

  • Cultivate inner peace 

  • Improve your health  

  • Achieve your goals

  • Enjoy the ongoing support of a clear structure and positive group

This class also includes yoga asana to create flexibility and strength in the lower body and core for maintaining and improving the meditation posture.

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14 Weld St

South Hobart

Tasmania, 7004

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