Yoga Classes in Ventura

 "Remember: there is no competition for your own best path.
There is only you, getting in or out of the way of your greatness."      

-Sadie Nardini

Beginner Basics
Very gentle and easy! Teachers are trained to accommodate you. Focuses on basic yoga postures, breathing and proper slignment.
Been doing yoga for 20 years? Come get rid of your bad habits.

Core Flow
Unifies the body from the center outwards by incorporating the strength benefits of Pilates, Vinyasa flow and breath work.

Gentle Yoga

This class is focused on safe, fluid body joint movement and improved balance. A longer than usual warm-up period is followed by classic yoga poses that are modified to meet the needs of the practitioner. The practice is gentle, oriented toward calmness and peace of mind. Students will learn to integrate breathing and relaxation with exertion and movement. Constant attention is given to self-awareness, self-care, and safety. This may include those who have health concerns, physical issues, or limited range of motion.

Hatha Blend

Hatha is a term that covers all the physical techniques of a yoga practice. An experienced teacher's blend is their custom mix of all yoga teachniques they find most useful for their students.

Cleansing and revitalizing, this Yoga of Awareness combines breath, eye focus, postures and movement, body locks, mantra and meditation to balance the glandular system, strengthen the nervous system, boost immune function and build mental focus, as well as core muscle strength. All Levels.

Prana Flow
Prana Flow is an energetic, creative, full-spectrum approach to embodying the flow of yoga cultivated by Shiva Rea and the Global Vinyasa Collective of Teachers. Students of all levels are empowered to experience prana – the universal source of breath, life-energy and conscious intelligence – as the navigating source of yoga practice and vital living. Practitioners learn classical and innovative approaches to vinyasa yoga and the state of flow drawn from Krishnamacharya’s teachings, Tantra, Ayurveda, Bhakti, Somatics and Shiva’s teaching experience from the last fifteen years.

Come prepare for one of the most sacred and pivotal events of your life. Pre-Natal yoga enhances comfort in pregnancy while preparing the body and mind for birth. This class is appropriate for all stages of pregnancy. No prior yoga experience required.

A yoga class for mamas, papas, partners and babies from 6 weeks to approx. 1 yr. Playful, energizing and relaxing time with you and your baby. Come join the fun. All you need is a yoga mat and a baby blanket!

Restorative Yoga
Restorative Yoga offers healing for the body and the mind. Suitable for students of all levels, it is one of the best antidotes to stress, anxiety, fatigue, depression, injury, and the general fast pace of life. This practice, often utilizing props in supported poses, activates the body’s parasympathetic nervous system, inviting deep relaxation. A regular practice of restorative yoga strengthens the immune system and reverses the effects of chronic stress. Restorative yoga is one of the primary practices used to restore calm and harmony to our lives.

Sivananda Style
A classical style of hatha yoga that revolves around frequent relaxation, and emphasizes full, yogic breathing. It is typically a slow paced, meditative class that helps encourage proper breathing, flexibility, strength and vitality in the body while calming the mind.

Slow Flow

Yoga to calm the refresh the body, mind and heart. Intended for those with to focus on the healing aspects of yoga. This may include those who have health concerns, physical issues or limited range.

Taoist Yoga
Postures of stillness and movement for promoting growth, clearing energetic blockages, enhancing circulation, developing core strength, muscle tone, balance, and stamina. Taoist movement provides relaxed confidence, fluidity and grace in the body.

Vinyasa Flow
A mixed level, active  practice that involves synchronizing the breath with various linked sequences of postures building internal heat. Produces a sense of flowing into oneself through combined breath and movement.

Yoga for Health & Healing
Ayurveda, Marma's, Thai yoga and other natural healing methods, combine with yoga asanas to refresh and awaken the body’s innate energy systems.