A sun salutation, unlike a bath of corn flakes or a shouting match with the neighborhood rooster, is a healthy way to start the day. Learn to greet the dawn with grace using today’s Groupon to Center for Yoga in Birmingham, West Bloomfield, and in Ann Arbor on the University of Michigan campus or West Stadium Boulevard. Choose between the following options:
- For $25, you get 10 classes (up to a $190 value).
- For $99, you get three months of unlimited classes (a $399 value).<p>
Center for Yoga’s peaceful army of inspirational yogis steers beginning and experienced pupils through an array of classes to help serenely hone minds and bodies. Students of all abilities find respite from stress and harried routines during the sessions, learning to match breathing patterns to achieve fluid posture flow rather than deflating, whoopee-cushion-like, into child’s pose. Backed by upbeat music, hot Vinyasa classes translate pent-up energy into body heat by unifying each pupil through simultaneous postures and then slipping into individualized paces to enhance body awareness and meditative thought. Slowburn classes emphasize relaxation and internal focus, ideal for students who prefer a gentler, spiritual practice without an instructor who constantly shows off their air-guitar skills. Sequences advance progressively to allow students to individually explore their own boundaries and expressions.
Though yoga’s physical challenges allow pupils to tap into a deeper spirituality, busy lives may demand that their third-eye harnessing take place as early as 6:00 a.m. or as late as 8:30 p.m., a need the studio conveniently accommodates with a flexible schedule of classes. Pristine showers and meditation rooms help keep both minds and bodies extra clean.
Though Center for Yoga sometimes features a discounted price online, this Groupon still offers the best deal available.
Center For Yoga
As early as 6:30 a.m., students of all skill levels gather at each of Center For Yoga's two locations, prepared to wake up muscles and minds with stretches and meditation in a variety of yoga classes. During Vinyasa-style classes, the Center's dedicated instructors lead groups through a sequence of poses, linking one to the next with continuous movement and mindful breathing. Students looking for deep stretching flock to Yin yoga classes, in which they hold poses for five to seven minutes at a time to relax the body's connective tissues and fool confrontational T. rexes’ movement-dependent eyesight. Members of the studio's teacher-training program lead Saturday community classes, in which patrons can revitalize their minds, bodies, and spirit animals with a complimentary slow-flow session suitable for newbies and students nursing injuries. Meditation rooms help yogis shift back into their daily routines after their mind-body practice.