Hit the barre with our total body strengthening class. It combines isolated movements at the barre and light weights to tone the arms. The class is set to upbeat music guaranteed to keep you motivated while the exercises challenge your mind and body. Challenge yourself at the barre and have fun while doing it! No dance experience needed, all levels welcome.
Core Barre is a dynamic class that emphasizes core strength, alignment & posture in the center and at the barre. Pilates-based conditioning focuses on the core and combined with ballet conditioning exercises you will strengthen and lengthen from the inside out. All levels welcome.
Gentle yoga class focuses particularly on the spinal functions of the postures, integrated with focused breathing practices, and other lesser practiced tools of yoga like mantra and visualization. It is her wish that the class celebrates where each student is coming from, and allows everyone to have a personal experience with the practice. Great for beginners
This class is designed to give you a strong foundation for your Yoga practice and to learn the postures in detail. Perfect for beginners, but also great for experienced practitioners who want to fine-tune alignment.
Yoga – All Levels
Designed to help you cultivate a strong and flexible body and quiet mind, classes focus on posture, alignment, breathing and meditation. Suitable for all levels, though it’s recommended that anyone brand new start with either Fundamentals or Gentle classes at first.
This all levels vinyasa class, taught in a warm room, is inspired by the Baptiste Power Vinyasa style of yoga – an invigorating flow class that will empower and transform you in body, mind and spirit. This fun and energetic class has a strong emphasis on breath, alignment and flow. You will sweat and create space for possibility whether you’re a beginner or an experienced yogi.
Energize and Align
This all levels Yoga class is an alignment focused flow class. It will increase your understanding of transitions between Yoga postures (asanas) while deepening your awareness and understanding of proper alignment all while utilizing breath work (pranayama). This class will teach you to energize your postures through a Vinyasa style flow while still focusing on well aligned posture. Beginner yogis welcome, modifications will be offered if needed.
Pranayama & Yoga Nidra
Pranayama is the art and science of yogic breathing techniques, and these techniques will reliably produce benefits to your mind, body and spirit. In class, you’ll be guided inward through subtle movements and breathing strategies that prepare your attention to maintain its focus through an extended (and deep!) relaxation process known as yoga nidra. Wear comfortable clothing. All levels are welcome – suitable for beginners.
Movement & Meditation
Explore how our physical practice and our seated meditation practice feed each other. Students will be guided through breathing practices and simple physical postures, and encouraged to connect to a source of intention and attention in their movement. Leading directly to seated meditation, students will explore how these two forms of practice interact, and how the body can lead the mind to find steadiness. There will also be time for students to discuss their experience and ask questions after the practice. All levels of practitioners welcome.
Strong Slow Flow
Rooted in physical safety and alignment, this class will bring attention to subtleties in postures, and bring new sensations to different parts of the body. This class has a healthy combination of flowing movement for exploration and individual freedom, and long holds to settle in. Slower paced than power flow, students will be challenged by strength building sequences, and long, deep stretches. Yogic philosophy, breathwork, and meditation techniques are threaded into the experience. Enjoy a final relaxation accompanied by the soothing sounds of the harmonium!
Focuses on proper form and alignment, this class is designed to give a thorough understanding of the postures which directs awareness to the body and in turn quiets the mind. Students develop strength, flexibility and balance. This class offers clear demonstration to establish students understanding of correct body alignment and uses props as an aid to deepen learning and adjust posture to individual needs.
Katonah Yoga is influenced by the study of Hatha yoga, Chinese theory, and sacred geometry, she created, developed, and continues to refine this unique practice. Both esoteric and pragmatic, the Katonah theory and its practice promotes self-awareness through techniques that foster well-being, which facilitates personal transformation. Katonah Yoga synthesizes Hatha Yoga, Mythology, Taoist Theory and Sacred Geometry that serve to develop stability and dimension, observe and conform to nature’s patterns found in the body, peppered with Pranayama and Kundalini to move breath through the body’s terrain. The goal of the practice is to become whole, in order to live a life of integrity and happiness. It is a recipe for finding joy, for finding center, circumference and the space within.