Vinyasa at The Shala

Vinyasa is a moving meditation where each pose is strung together on the the thread of breath. At the Shala, vinyasa is shaped by the lineage of Ashtanga Yoga: economic, rigorous, and challenging.

VINYASA | ALL LEVELS
Steady, rhythmic, and grounding, our All Levels vinyasa classes offer a balanced blend of slightly slower-paced breath-focused flow and alignment with modifications offered.

  • + Meditation: Class ends with meditation. 
  • + Restorative: Class incorporates restorative postures (supported, longer-held forms).

 

VINYASA | LEVEL 2-3
Our beloved old-school-style Shala vinyasa classes! These intermediate-to-advanced classes emphasize the breath-movement connection, intelligent and creative sequencing, and include all major categories of postures for a strong, brisk, well-rounded practice.

  • + Meditation: Class ends with meditation. 
  • + Restorative: Class ends with restorative postures (supported, longer-held forms).

 

RISE & SHINE | ALL LEVELS 
Jump-start your day with an invigorating, focusing practice. Steady, rhythmic, and grounding, our All Levels vinyasa classes offer a balanced blend of slightly slower-paced breath-focused flow and alignment with modifications offered.

YOGA FOR BIPOC | ALL LEVELS
Gentle slow flow all-levels vinyasa-based classes offered by and for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) practitioners, offered free of charge. Donate to the BIPOC classes here.

 

 

 

DONATION | ALL LEVELS 
A community class for those on a budget ($5 and $10 pay options) Steady, rhythmic, and grounding, our All Levels vinyasa classes offer a balanced blend of slightly slower-paced breath-focused flow and alignment with modifications offered. Class incorporates restorative postures (supported, longer-held forms).

MEDITATION
We offer morning meditations 7 days a week. Check the schedule for additional evening sits and special events, including Sit With It (a semi-monthly meditation and discussion series) and guest teachers.

PHILOSOPHY
Yoga Sutra Studies: Develop and refine your understanding of the foundations of yoga through Sage Patanjali’s classic treatise. Each class includes chanting, lecture, and discussion.

AYURVEDA
Practical Ayurveda is composed of a variety of classes including philosophy and cooking classes. Ayurveda, the sister science of Yoga, offers a holistic way to think about health and nourishment. Ayurvedic Philosophy class explores the philosophical underpinnings of this beautifully practical and time-honored system. In Ayurvedic Cooking, learn how to transfer the principles of Ayurveda to your everyday kitchen.