Where Can I Find a Yoga Class For Beginners in Loveland?
Grace Yoga has taught yoga in the Loveland community for over six years, and continues to teach yoga classes for beginners at many locations in Loveland. Check the Class Schedule page often as there are always new classes and locations.
I Was Told to Give Yoga a Try. Do I Have to Be in Good Shape to Start Yoga?
Yoga is a great low impact way to get back into shape. Whether you have suffered an injury and are working to get back into the gym, or just get back to a place where you feel good; yoga can help. Yoga is challenging, but possible for all body types and mentalities. The poses in a typical yoga class help people get back range of motion in the joints, strengthen weak muscles, and stretch tight areas of the body. A regular yoga practice will help you feel your best.
I Have Been Practicing Yoga for Many Years, Is Iyengar Yoga Right For Me?
Iyengar Yoga is great for students of any experience. Iyengar Yoga focuses on the fundamentals of yoga poses. This can reinforce good yoga habits, as well as retrain bad yoga habits. This practice of refining your yoga poses will carry over into every day life and reinforce good habits, while retraining bad habits.
What is Iyengar Yoga?
Iyengar Yoga is a style of Hatha Yoga that focuses on body alignment. To achieve the correct alignment, the instructor will encourage the student to use a variety of props, and then have the student hold the pose longer. Iyengar Yoga began with one man, B.K.S. Iyengar. Mr. Iyengar lived and taught in India, while touring The United States and other countries beginning in the mid-sixties. Mr. Iyengar died August 2014, but his lessons are being passed on by his children as well as many other teachers world wide.
What is Gentle Yoga?
Gentle Yoga is yoga that is easy on the joints, but still beneficial to the muscles. In a gentle yoga class, you can expect to use more props, and hold the poses longer than normal. A gentle yoga practice is especially good for people that experience problems resulting from stress such as: tension headaches, insomnia, digestive disorders, and chronic pain.
What are Yoga Props?
Yoga props can include: blocks, belts, chairs, blankets, bolsters, ropes, benches, and other useful tools. The props are used to give balance, stability, and confidence in the poses. The props are not mandatory, and might not be used in every pose. When a student is working through fear, weakness, or stiffness; the props are available. The class instructor will advise each student in the appropriate use of props for their practice.
Can Yoga Help With My Back Pain?
Yoga has proved time and time again to be a great tonic for many kinds of body pain. Depending on the exact reason for your back pain; yoga can help by stretching tight muscles, or strengthening weak muscles. In many cases it is a combination of both of these remedies that is needed to correct imbalances in the body.
What are Some Benefits of Yoga?
There have been many studies that have shown various benefits of yoga. Yoga is a type of exercise that not only sees to the physical needs of the body, but will also address the psychological and emotional needs of a person. Yoga can help every day life by improving sleep, increasing range of motion, improving balance, increasing energy, lowering blood pressure, reducing stress, increasing circulation, reducing injuries, and decreasing back pain and headaches.
What is Pranayama?
Pranayama is a yoga practice where the beath is regulated. There are almost as many breathing practices as yoga poses. Each breath practice has specific benefits, but in general, the regular practice of pranayama will increase vitality, speed the recovery from illness, and will improve sleep and peace of mind. Pranayama can be practiced both sitting and laying down, and is best attempted after the student has learned to consciously relax and become quiet.
Does Grace Yoga Have Yoga Classes For Low Income?
Grace Yoga has a great option for low cost yoga. The money-saving option is to buy a punch-card. When you buy 5 classes, you get a discount and if you buy 10 classes, you receive one class free.
Do I Have to Commit to a Month at a Time?
Typically, the classes that are offered by Grace Yoga are listed as drop-in classes, you can pay as you go or use your punch card. Occasionally there will be classes that are offered in conjunction with other entities (ie the Chilson Center in Loveland) that require a pre-registration. These details are always explained in the Class Schedule.
Can I Buy Punch Cards and Gift Certificates?
Grace Yoga sells gift certificates and punch cards that do not expire for six months. The gift certificates are transferable, and can even be shared with another person. There are also punch cards that give a break in price for purchasing more than one class. The punch cards are also transferable, and can be shared.