This yoga keeps its focus on the philosophy of ancient yoga—liberation—while integrating modern physical, philosophical, and spiritual aspects. Each class revolves around ancient wisdom, goes through a Vinyasa-style series, and includes meditation, chanting, and uplifting music.
Meant to awaken the sleeping potential that lies in all of us, Kundalini is depicted as a snake coiled at the base of the spine. Its energy inspires creative and spiritual awakening by opening our chakras, or points of physical or spiritual energy, through a series of postures, breathing patterns, and mantras.
A sequence of Ashtanga postures that is built on practice upon practice.. Each posture stands as a prerequisite to the next and each student is on an individual path, led by the whisperings of an instructor.
A Hatha yoga practice that focuses on "postures, relaxation, breathwork, meditation, and philosophy" and is referred to as meditation in motion. Meant for every person, no matter how fit or knowledgeable, the techniques break down the complexities of yoga and make it simple for everyone. It is currently offered in Australia, New Zealand, Cambodia, and Taiwan.
A Western version of Ashtanga Yoga, it is challenging and sweat-inducing. This yoga is designed to conquer stress by teaching determination. It promotes physical fitness with long-held postures (for endurance) and nurtures self-discipline—students are prompted to harbor inner-peace during the intensive, fast-paced series.
Prana Power Yoga
A Vinyasa-style Power Yoga practice (offered in a space with temperatures ranging from 90 to 95 degrees Fahrenheit) meant to transform your body, enhance your personal growth, and help you find bliss. Branded by Taylor and Philippe Wells through their Massachusetts and New York studios.
Branded by Boston?s David Magone, PranaVayu,with a nod to traditional Hatha, aims to center and ground students with various flowing posture series that integrate contemplation and breath. The five distinct sequences that make up PranaVayu are grounded in complementary motions: forward, backward, transverse and twisting.
A synchronization of flowing postures and rhythmic breathing that delivers a mind-body workout. Although it does not adhere to any specific sequence, the core of Vinyasa is the Sun Salutation, which is a series of postures meant to warm up the body for more challenging postures.
Rooted in the ancient fact that yoga was developed to strengthen the body to allow for longer meditation, Yin Yoga targets the lower body?the pelvis, hips, and lower spine. Positions are held for three to five minutes, and focus is on the postures based on yin (connective tissue and joints). Yang postures, although not practiced here, target the muscles and the blood.