WE OFFER YOGA FOR ALL LEVELS OF EXPERIENCE AND FITNESS click here to view the weekly yoga schedule Monday10:00am-11:00am Alignment Yoga with Elizabeth Swanson starting May 15Tuesday5:30pm-6:30pm – Yoga Trapeze with Lori Wednesday12:00pm-1:00pm – Gentle back Care with MaureenThursday 4:30-5:30pm Yoga 4 Teens starting March 2 with Kristen RubisFriday 12:00pm-1:00pm – Yoga for bone health/pose of the week with MaureenSunday1:30pm-2:30pm – Yoga Trapeze with Lori Scroll down to view details on each class and learn about our teachers Gravity Yoga TrapezeWith Lori CapraTrapeze yoga is a flow of postures supported by a fabric swing with handles at three different heights. Some postures are performed entirely in the trapeze while others are performed with one or two feet on the ground, on hands and knees, or lying on the ground. While full inversion is not required to enjoy the benefits of this practice, there are opportunities to do so for those who are curious and comfortable. The trapeze is not high off the ground, so anyone with a fear of heights doesn’t need to worry! $30 drop-in * 4 class pack $100 * 8 class pack $175TUESDAY 5:30PM-6:30PMSUNDAY 1:30PM-2:30PMClick Here to book a class or email Lori to reserve your spot in 10-person classes About Lori Lori Capra is a Certified Yoga Instructor & Certified Yoga Trapeze Trainer. Lori has been doing yoga since she was 16. (now 55!) At the age of 20 Lori trained to become a Carpenter and then ran her own construction company for over 30 years, on the East Coast and here in Olympia WA. Around 15 years ago Lori discovered and began Stand Up Paddle Boarding and Yoga on the SUP! Lori has been instructing floor yoga and SUP Yoga for over 12 years at various school settings, gyms and the 8th ave Outdoor Yoga Garden. In 2017 she opened Gravity Yoga LLC. The first studio dedicated to Yoga Trapeze or Aerial Yoga here in the South Sound. 3 successful years passed, thousands of people were introduced to Yoga Trapeze, a new and exciting addition to the Yoga family. What to expect Each 50-minute trapeze yoga flow includes time for breathwork at the beginning and savasana at the end. Lori leads every class with demonstrations and dialogue. Classes are generally quiet and meditative, but the atmosphere is light. Students are supportive and encouraging of one another and Lori fosters a fun community vibe. All ages and experience levels are welcome in every class and students are encouraged to work within their own limits. Stay curious but stay safe! What are the benefits of Trapeze Yoga? Trapeze yoga builds strength and flexibility in the entire body. The nature of the body’s interaction with the trapeze puts special emphasis on core muscles, arm muscles, and grip strength.Students with stubborn back pain or chronic hip and shoulder issues find therapeutic relief with trapeze yoga. Anyone ready to invert will experience the blissful release of hanging with the head below the heart. Relax into gravity – your spine will thank you! Gentle Back Care YogaWith Maureen OarIn this class, students will explore basic movement principles and postures to create stability and flexibility in the spine and major muscle groups. Emphasis is placed onself sensing and recognizing patterns to promote healing. All levels. Yoga for bone health/Pose of the weekWith Maureen OarIn this class, emphasis will be placed on longer holds in specific poses to generate the bone density response in the body, based on current clinical studies. A specific pose (asana) will be highlighted each week to create a sense of confidence and inquiry into basic movement principles and alignment. All levels $15 drop-in * 5 class pass $60 * $10 class pass $100GENTLE BACK CARE YOGA – WEDNESDAY 12:00PM – 1:00PM YOGA FOR BONE HEALTH /POSE OF THE WEEK – FRIDAY 12:00PM – 1:00PM Contact Mo for more information or how to pay at: email@example.com visit her website: https://yogaloft.biz/mobility-yoga.html About Maureen Maureen Oar (Mo) is a 500 RYE certified yoga instructor and educator with decades of teaching and yoga experience. Her own breast cancer journey led her to a deeper journey with yoga and is certified as a Y4C (Yoga for Cancer) instructor. The former owner of YOGA Loft, Mo had a deep commitment to yoga and the community it creates. Her classes have a therapeutic approach and create an atmosphere for all, regardless of perceived limitations. Mo believes that yoga is for Every Body, and invites all to come and explore. Yoga 4 TeensWith Kristen RubisDoes your 13-17 year old need more mindfulness and self care in their life? Yoga 4 Teens offers youth an opportunity to chill out, relax, tune into their bodies and have fun too!Yoga is a healing art, designed to tone the body and release stress. Yoga 4 Teens will help keep the body and mind working together to build strength, flexibility, balance and concentration. This class creates an opportunity for youth to connect with their changing bodies, their newly felt emotions and new needs all while creating relationships with others going through similar experiences.Classes include a short opening, breath work and meditation with sound healing chimes, mindfulness, yoga, positive affirmations, SEL and community connection.Yoga 4 Teens is offered weekly on Thursdays 4:30-5:30 pmCost: Pay What You Can: $10-20 (Suggested donation $15)Click Here to Register Now.Kristen has been dedicated to the path of service for over two decades with her healing arts business encompassing yoga, mindfulness, sound healing, massage and youth empowerment. About Kristen Kristen Rubis is a RYT 200 Certified Yoga Instructor and Social-Emotional Learning Facilitator and has worked with thousands of youth and adults since 2001. She helps students connect with their authentic self through her gentle, heart-filled guidance. Her students experience deep relaxation and a sense of groundedness in a sacred, safe environment. Kristen brings her own self empowerment and self healing into her work, her practice, and her relationships. Seeing her path of service as a resource for her community, Kristen is deeply committed to empowering others to do the same. Alignment YogaWith Elizabeth SwansonMondays 10:00am -11:00am starting May 15, 2023In this class, the alignment of yoga poses and other movements is used as a way to cultivate body awareness, build strength and create and maintain mobility. Each month has a specific physical focus or action to deepen an understanding of how the body moves. Some yoga experience is recommended.$15 drop in * 5 class pass for $60 * 10 class pass for $100For more information contact Elizabeth at: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit her website www.yogawithelizabeth.org.