Down Under School of Yoga

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Expert instructors guide students of all abilities in various styles of yoga, like Vinyasa, Heated Flow, Iyengar & Relax and Renew

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Promotional value expires Sep 7, 2015. Amount paid never expires. New students or those who have not used services in the past year. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. If purchased as gift, the recipient must also be new student or have not used services within the past year. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Classes must be used by the same person. Valid only at Brookline and Newtonville locations. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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  • $55 for a five-class pack ($80 value)
  • $78 for a ten-class pack ($160 value)

Down Under School of Yoga is home to some of America’s most senior yoga teachers representing all three major yoga lineages. Instructors help students further their practice with dynamic Vinyasa Flow and Iyengar classes offered everyday of the week in two Boston-area studio locations.

Fluid Vinyasa Flow classes feature a continuous sequence of movements linked together with deep, mindful-breathing. In Heated Flow classes, heat is used skillfully and with intention to allow the practitioner to experience poses more deeply and even therapeutically. As body temperatures rise, muscles melt into deeper stretches, helping to increase flexibility and banish toxins.

The Iyengar method emphasizes proper alignment and facilitates deep openings of tight joints and limbs. Beginners receive detailed instruction on yoga postures including how to modify for injuries or tightness. As students progress, they explore challenging inversions, back bends, arm balances, and breathing techniques.

Rejuvenating Relax and Renew classes combine tranquility with lengthy restorative and meditative postures to subtly release the body and calm the mind.

Down Under School of Yoga

Down Under is home to some of America's most senior yoga teachers in the United States, including Patricia Walden, Natasha Rizopoulos, Barbara Benagh, Peentz Dubble, and Kate O'Donnell. Teachers guide students in intelligent classes drawing on the lineages of Ashtanga, Vinyasa, and Iyengar yoga. In classes, they're not seeking a beautiful pose but rather the quality of the student's attention inside that pose, and they welcome practitioners of all levels and ages.

Down Under School of Yoga began as a small group of friends teaching and practicing yoga in a parish hall. The school has blossomed to include two studios in Boston, though the community origins are still felt in the the warm, inviting spaces. The studios are personal – every aspect of Down Under School of Yoga's design sprung from the minds of practicing yogis and community members.

In addition to regular drop-in classes, the school offers regular 200- and 300-hour yoga teacher trainings, continuing education, and workshops. In workshops teachers and guest instructors discuss specialized topics, such as using yoga to build core strength or help with back pain.

Ensuring that their moral compass points due north, Down Under School of Yoga respects the ancient practice of yoga by refusing to sell overpriced apparel or environmentally taxing disposable water bottles.

Customer Reviews

Very professional, high-quality studio, staff and teachers.
Robert G. · June 30, 2015
It is extremely well run, very clean. The atmosphere is very comfortable.
Lily L. · June 3, 2015
It was a wonderful class. I am looking forward to all of them and becoming a regular
Barbara B. · June 2, 2015
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    Down Under School of Yoga

    306 Walnut Street

    Newtonville, MA 02460


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    Down Under School of Yoga

    1054 Beacon Street

    Brookline, MA 02446


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