Open Studio promotes physical and mental wellness through the practice of yoga, an ancient yet accessible method of bringing calm and connection to our lives, promoting both physical and mental well-being. Open Studio offers a variety of yoga classes in an unconditionally supportive environment. While foundationally based in vinyasa flow, our instructors bring their own unique flair to classes, drawing from their trainings, vast and varied experience, and yogic distinctive philosophies. With each practice session find yourself in an ever-changing and evolving discovery. Open to challenge yourself; see into the self through Asana and Pranayama in order to actualize great potential. Room temperature determined by student body and outside climate.
Are you tired of practicing the same old set Yoga sequences elsewhere? Do you find yourself feeling sore after class rather than energized and strong? Try an Open Studio Yoga class and experience the difference for yourself. We cater to the individual, bringing personalized attention to each and every student.
A class designed for beginners and those students who may be looking for a refresher practice. In order for the student to build a sound yoga foundation, detoxify and open the body, emphasis is placed on proper alignment. Options are shown to modify poses to suit all fitness levels.
A rigorous, empowering flow for the practitioner who desires a challenge. This class revolves around various sequences of poses that flow from one to another while focusing on breath. Come challenge your body, free your mind and detoxify.
The perfect class for those new to yoga or for regular practitioners who need to balance out that hectic lifestyle. This class includes a meditative slow flow of heart warming stretches and soul restoring rejuvenating poses.
20 minutes of sun salutation variations, 20 minutes of muscle strengthening through holding standing poses, 20 minutes of seated stretching including back, and hips.
Try a Core Vinyasa Class to tap into your center and build endurance. When you move more from the inner body and less from the outer body you will discover your precise alignment and core strength as every posture becomes more available. In our Core Vinyasa Class you will connect with your personal inner strength as we move through a sequence of postures designed to improve your body alignment and stability which will lead to a total body transformation.
Our flow class taught with the motivation of music. Let the beats and rhythms challenge you to go deeper into your flow. A great way to purge the stress of your workweek.
Restore and Rejuvenate:
The perfect class to balance out your regular yoga practice and your hectic life. This class includes a meditative flow of sun salutations followed by a series of restorative poses.
Yoga for Athletes:
Providing students who already have an active physical lifestyle with the tools to discover new strength and flexibility to achieve peak performance while avoiding injuries. Learn to deepen, lengthen and stretch critical muscles in the back, legs, core and upper body for optimal performance.
Open’s version of yoga exclusively for men! No need to be self-conscious; dudes with tight bodies, all you need is an open mind. This all levels class emphasizes the physical strengthening and stretching aspects of a traditional yoga practice. Focused on core and muscle toning, as well as stress reducing and clarity enhancing yoga postures, Bro-gah, is functional fitness for a completely unique workout. We use movement and breath to link the postures, while adding more push-ups, squats, and even some cardio, all set to great music to kick it up a notch.
Our Community Classes provide an opportunity for everyone to experience yoga. Similar to our All Levels Vinyasa, this is a smooth flow class that costs $5 as an offering to our community. Community Classes are often instructed by our newest teachers so feedback from students is always encouraged.
(Adults, 60 minutes) Barre-fit is one of the most effective ways to change the shape of your body. Using isometric movements that combine Pilates, strength training, and yoga, coupled with ballet barre flexibility routine, Barre-fit targets all major muscle groups for an invigorating total body workout. Open Studio Barre-fit classes use deliberate strength and stretching techniques to reshape bodies and challenge even the strongest of athletes. The overall promise is to create long and lean muscles without bulk.
A rigorous, fast paced sculpting class integrating the use of the ballet Barre, light weights, bands, and balls with yoga flow sequencing and stretching.
ASSIMILATED YOGA THERAPEUTICS:
An invitation for those who seek healing, pain relief, and balance through a therapeutic approach to yoga- and anyone who wants a release from the immobilizing forces of chronic stress. Work proactively toward restoring peace to the mind and body.
Yoga is an effective, therapeutic way to follow precise universal and sound biomechanical principals of alignment. AYT, Assimilated Yoga Therapeutics, deepens awareness of the body’s connective – structural relationships to discover and deal with the pathways that lead to physical pain and discomfort. Relief from common injuries such as neck and shoulder pain, knee misalignment, sacral and lower back pain, tendonitis and much more. Find out how to begin the healing process and live without chronic pain and tension.
AYT combines the philosophies and principles of both Eastern and Western healing systems. The intricate mind / body system that includes the nervous system, immune system, emotional body, and pain modulation pathways is explored and dealt with in a logical, easy to understand way. AYT assists clients and students in understanding and accessing this system as a powerful vehicle to growth and healing. Encompassing the innovative and effective tools that yoga has to offer (including active, alignment-based, mindful asana practice, therapeutic Asana stretches, breathwork, meditation, and restorative postures), Assimilated Yoga Therapeutics helps us learn about, guide, and ultimately fine-tune the interplay between mind and body, addressing the physical, mental, emotional, and energetic manifestations of illness, imbalance, and disease.
Through the use of props, AYT delves into some of the body’s primary “holding areas” with compassion and playfulness. It accesses contracted or tight spaces in the body, promoting whole body wellness, and facilitating mental and emotional release.
Private sessions and small group classes now offered only at Open Studio.
ONE ON ONE YOGA or BARRE FIT:
(60 minutes, $75.00) Not every body should be treated the same. Work individually with one of our certified highly qualified instructors to deepen and strengthen the individual practice. Focus of sessions will be based on level and needs of each student. Package of 3 sessions available for $200.00
SMALL GROUP YOGA or BARRE SESSIONS:
(60 minutes) Share yoga with a small group of friends or co-workers. Celebrate a special occasion in our studio or have one of our certified instructors come to you. For 2-5 students in studio, $90.00. 6 or more $120.00. Off site travel charge additional $25.00
(60 minutes, $40.00) Join us at the beach. With individualized attention, ocean therapy is an exciting challenge. This is an exhilarating workout to strengthen your overall fitness level. Improve your cardiovascular strength, muscle tone and flexibility, while decreasing joint and back pain. No advanced swimming skills necessary.
All kids yoga classes are pre-registration only. Sessions run 6 weeks, payment of $48.00 per child due prior to start of first class
Yo-yo Yoga for Little Ones:
(1.5-3 yrs. with parent/caretaker, 55 minutes) A great introduction at a young age can go a long way. An exciting and FUN way for to stimulate that imagination while releasing some energy. Songs, games, and stories are all part of the experience. Not only is this class great for building strength and maintaining flexibility in a child’s growing muscles, it will also help to improve every child’s balance, focus and coordination. Children will also be taught how to calm and relax their bodies using simple meditation techniques and breath awareness.
Yoga for Preschoolers:
(Ages: 3.5-5 yrs, 55 minutes) Integrate in a playful and age appropriate way, physical and mental activities that will bring a strong foundation of health on all levels. Children will expand their awareness and self-control and nurture their self-esteem as they learn to move gracefully, breathe smoothly and deeply, and sustain focus and concentration.
Yes to Yoga:
(Ages: 6-9yrs, 55 minutes) Emphasize coordination, concentration and balance. Gaining respect themselves and others, while having a great time building strength and flexibility students will explore standing balances, arm balances and inversions to develop confidence in a non-competitive environment. We will use a variety of fun games and partner stretches to encourage kids to work together cooperatively. Oh yes they can!
Totally Tween Yoga:
(Ages: 10-13, 55 minutes) A variation of Yes to Yoga for the slightly older pre-teen crowd.