Mixed-level yoga classes are taught by YogaNow founder Meta Hirschl and Cypresse, both of whom are certified to foster flexibility and bring bendable bliss. The value of this Groupon can be applied toward other classes outside of the noon time slot, but availability is not guaranteed and you must make a reservation at least 24 hours in advance. Get your downward, upward, inward, outward, and towardward dogs on at YogaNow's wood-floored downtown studio.
The ample schedule, with multiple classes every day of the week, prevents you from having to painfully contort your day just to make a class. Bhava Yoga Studio's impassioned instructors remix pliable poses from the relatively new Anusara tradition into a variety of specialized classes. Most importantly, all are welcome, from yoga veterans malleable as warm wax to neophytes unable to touch their toes.
We are an alignment based yoga studio located in the heart of Albuquerque. No gimmicks, no tricks, we offer traditional yoga the way it is meant to be. For over 20 years we have offered a wide variety of classes for all levels of students.
The sagacious instructors at Dahn Yoga New Mexico facilitate the betterment of flexibility, strength, and the elusive mind-body connection during morning and evening classes. Dahn-style yoga melds the ancient wisdom of ki-energy training with modern breathing postures to unlock inner peace and sweep up brain clutter caused by the daily stress of always having to find Waldo. Warm-up maneuvers awaken muscles before 30–40 minutes of breathing, stretching, core practice, and meditation—including a signature brain-wave vibration technique that calibrates mental and physical energies. Cool-down exercises ease the body back into quotidian functionality, and a 10-minute teatime invites socialization among participants while bolstering pinkie endurance.
A zealous exerciser since her teens, Donna Damazyn faithfully Jazzercised for nearly two decades, earning her certification as an aerobics instructor and personal trainer, before she began experimenting with yoga. This new fitness undertaking signaled a sea change in Donna’s life, as she developed a keen sense of awareness and adopted a healthier lifestyle by giving up former vices. Donna was so inspired by the mental clarity yoga granted her that she went on to complete a 200-hour yoga-training program and register with Yoga Alliance, which permits her to carry a concealed yoga mat at all times.
Upon opening Balanced Life Yoga, Donna joined forces with two other instructors, one of which is a licensed body worker who specializes in shiatsu massage. Together, they guide beginners through gentle yoga poses, challenge both body and mind with Pilates exercises, and sort out chakras on the fritz with meditation techniques.
Chronic pain in her neck and lower back brought Melanie St. Georges into her first yoga class. She walked in stressed, tired, and afraid to fail. Despite that fear, she dove into her first class, and as she continued to practice daily, not only did she find herself pain-free, but she felt much more relaxed and balanced.
Today, Melanie leads her own team of dedicated instructors in the hopes of making yoga accessible so that others may discover its healing powers. Utilizing the Barkan Method of hot yoga—a variant of Hatha yoga—their classes aim to strengthen and stretch the entire muscular system while relieving mental stress. Heated air helps the body flush out toxins while deepening stretches and staving off injuries caused by a recent move into Aladdin’s lamp. When they’re not teaching yoga, instructors help clients boost their core strength with Pilates sessions that take place in a moderately heated environment. Blissful Spirits also offers daily donation-based daycare services during select hours.
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