Shanti Yoga Studios

Shanti Yoga Studios

Shanti Yoga Studios

Edmonton, AB
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Class Descriptions
Our yoga classes allow students of all levels and abilities to get the most out of each class with our experienced and dedicated instructors. Whether we are learning something new or deepening what is familiar, our classes are designed to challenge, encourage, explore and expand our understanding of ourselves and yoga. If you are uncertain which class to take, we will be happy to help you find the one that is right for you!

Discover Yoga
This 10 week course is a wonderful chance to delve in and explore the many benefits of yoga, as well as the various styles. We stretch, strengthen and breathe, covering the fundamentals of yoga in an in –depth, informative and fun session. Creating a solid base of understanding of yoga postures and breathing techniques to prepare the student to participate in our level one classes. Pre-registration required.

Hatha Beginner
An on-going drop-in class. We build the foundation of a yoga practice with focus on developing proper alignment, breathing techniques and body awareness. Perfect for those new to yoga and for those looking for a refresher!

Hatha Level 1
This class will take the student with some yoga experience and expand their understanding of alignment and breath. Developing stamina, strength and balance through more time in postures, connecting mind, body and spirit. Previous yoga experience recommended but not required.

Sunrise Yoga
What a great way to start the day! In our east facing studio, wake up with our invigorating and energizing morning class. Yoga postures to get the blood flowing, clear our minds and provide a fresh start to the day ahead. All levels welcome.

Lunch Yoga
Take a yoga break and stretch, strengthen and move those tight shoulders, back and hips. Enjoy a time-out just for you where we re-invigorate, clear our minds and breathe out any stresses of the day. These classes are suitable for all levels. We offer a variety of styles as well as instructors. Come and try them all. It’s the perfect opportunity to feel refreshed and rejuvenated as we head back to work or the activities of the day.

Vinyasa Flow
Allow the mind to quiet as we move our bodies through a flowing and meditative practice. The movements are breath-focused and will challenge the body and mind as we incorporate sun salutations, flowing sequences and held postures. A great class to get the blood flowing and a smile in our hearts!

Ashtanga Yoga
Ashtanga yoga is characterized by a focus on vinyasa, or a dynamic connecting posture, that creates a flow between the more static traditional yoga postures with an emphasis on strength and agility. The whole practice is defined by six specific series of postures, always done in the same order, combined with specific breathing patterns (ujjayi breathing). Working with ujjayi breathing and the energy systems of the body, we create internal, self regulate heat, which helps to purifiy the body of toxins.

Ashtanga yoga often appeals to the person who is fit or desires to become so quickly as it usually involves a challenging physical routine. However, although it has the reputation of being a demanding discipline, each pose can be modified to suit the practitioner's level of skill. And at the studio where function over form is emphasized, we take special care to make sure everyone is practicing in a healthy and supportive way. Ashtanga yoga takes its name from the eight limbs of yoga, which include moral, physical and spiritual practices.