Vinyasa yoga is the name given to the yoga practice in which the poses and the breath are synchronised. Lessons are designed by connecting the asanas (yoga postures) in harmony with the breath. From this point of view, you can leave the studio with a different feeling than classical hatha yoga classes. Particularly in hatha yoga classes, students who realise that their mind is difficult to stay in the moment within the poses must experience this class.
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Yin yoga is a passive yoga style. It is suitable for all levels.
Stretching and relaxation are the most noticeable effects of this course.
In this practice, the muscles are left to gravity after the body is aligned in the pose, while holding the poses for 3-5 minutes. Lessons consist of poses that balances and complements each other.
Class does not require yoga experience, which can be easily attended by people of all ages. Suitable for beginners.
Yoga therapy is a type of yoga that aims to heal discomforts and side effects related to the spine and joints. It reaches small groups of muscles with small movements in yoga poses to cure common disorders like waist and neck hernia, sciatica, scoliosis, meniscus.
Yoga Theraphy also has the ability to heal and strengthen the parts that connects muscles to the bones, as well as to prevent the progression of these conditions.
This course, which does not require any yoga experience, also gives information on avoiding injuries to experienced students.
Ashtanga Yoga is a body awareness system organized by Pattabhi Jois, a student of Krishnamachary in the 1900’s.
This system is composed of the same movement series and has 6 levels.
The Primary Series, Series 1, is designed to remove toxins from the body accumulated by food, environmental conditions and emotional situations.
Ashtanga yoga is suitable for every age group and medical condition.
There are 2 basic components:
- Vinyasa: means breath-synchronized movement. Based on “one breath for every moment” principle
- 3 focus points: During practice three focus points on the body are found; posture, breathing system and focus of gaze.
MYSORE - Ashtanga Practice
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YOGA FOR BEGINNERS
Introduction course for yoga and it is suitable for all levels. It differs from other yoga classes. Throughout the class, the fundamentals of yoga, the body and breath awareness are explained. The first part of the class is a dialogue between the instructor and the students and a short yoga flow is done at the end of the lesson.
The class answers the questions such as what is yoga and how to practice yoga safely.
It is an animated and flowing advanced level yoga class for those who already regularly practice yoga.
It allows you to feel the dynamics of the poses and their effects on your body as a whole.
Holding the poses for a relatively long time in order to integrate the body into the pose as a whole. Muscles are stretched and strengthened while joints are relaxed.
We recommend you to attend this class once you have entered Yoga I class at least 12 times in 1.5 months and have experienced Vinyasa also
Yoga style that consists of a deep relaxation study suitable for every level. Body is supported by various yoga equipment such as; blocks, blankets, mattresses and bolsters. Holding the poses for a long time enhances the body awareness and intensifies the stretch.
If you are coming to our studio for the first time, you can find out what level classes you can attend from our friends at the front desk. We all have different bodies and needs. Please do not regard these levels as a success criteria. By listening to your own body and not forgetting that every yoga practice you do is an inner discovery and victory. We hope you can make your course choices by putting aside your ego.
Explanations for the levels of the sessions in İzmir Yoga are as follows.
Open for anyone who has little to no knowledge of yoga and wants to start out.
Open session for participants of all levels. Intermediate and advanced level modifications are indicated in the course.
Level 1 is a series of sessions that are suitable for those who are new to yoga and / or those who wish to practice a softer asana practice that day. The most basic aspects of the asanas (yoga poses) are applied and the basic alignment information of these poses, yoga breathing awareness is emphasised and small meditation techniques are applied.
Even if you have a good yoga practice, you can still choose these lessons to strenghten your fundamental yoga knowledge or to have a calmer yoga practice.
If you are attending level 1 classes for some time you can progress to level 1-2. Remember that the term "time" here will change from person to person. In level 1-2 there are fewer explanations for poses. While intensifying the asana order, level 2 also consists of intermediate level poses.
You can arrange your weekly practice a mix of Level 1 & Level 1-2; or you can just continue on Level 1-2. If you feel physically ready after attending these classes for some ‘time’ you can switch to Level 2 courses.
Physically and psychologically, it is a more propound practice. Advanced asana modifications and stretches are applied. Assuming the body is ready for this level of work, more complicated asana sequences and preparations for advanced poses are practised.
Not suitable for beginners.
Class is intended for long term yoga practitioners. Basic knowledge of asana, breathing techniques and meditation are assumed to be known. Advanced techniques are practiced.