Yoga Flow with Caryn Patterson | Monday 9:30 – 10:45 am
Yoga Flow is designed for students who have some knowledge about yoga. It is a continuous flow of yoga poses that will help keep you warm as you lengthen and strengthen your muscles while being aware of your alignment and breath.
Slow Flow Yoga with Betsy Anderson | Monday 5:30 – 6:30 pm
This class is a meditation in motion experience. Beginning with grounding, breath awareness, and slowly moving through the Vinyasa practice with intention, opening to the inherent gifts of your unique bodymindspirit practice. Leave feeling balanced, focused, with enlivened energy.
Body Sculpting with Keely Himmel | Tuesday and Thursday 9:30 – 10:30 am
Working out should be FUN!! This class will leave you feeling motivated, inspired, and like you had a great workout. Keely wants each person to believe in themselves and feel excited to push beyond their personal limits. Energizing music with motivate you to change your mind, body, and spirit. Each class will be 45 minutes to an hour long and will be a journey of sculpting the arms, legs, and core.
Vinyasa with Dianne | Tuesday 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Vinyasa is a creative flow of Hatha yoga poses that heal and restore the body. Dianne’s classes work with the chakras and subtle energy body. She incorporates various Pranayama, or breath work, during class.
Evening Vinyasa with Hillary or Dianne | Tuesday 7:00 – 8:00 am
Tuesday nights we offer a nice vinyasa flow of movement and breath to strengthen and tone your body as well as relax your mind and spirit. Hillary Lyon and Dianne Brennick with lead the evening class on alternate weeks. Both instructors are very experienced and passionate about the yoga practice.
Vinyasa with Ashley Marston | Wednesday 9:30 – 10:30 am
This is a Vinyasa style class with a casual, creative flow sequence that is challenging, fun yet rejuvenating, grounding and full of love. You will connect with your mind and body through breath work while strengthening, stretching and leave feeling energized yet relaxed. Ashley brings a great music playlist to keep the class light and fun.
Vinyasa with Hillary Lyon | Wednesday 5:30 – 6:30 am
Vinyasa Yoga is a flowing, dynamic sequence of poses that is one of the most popular styles of yoga. By synchronizing the breath with a continuous flow of postures, you warm the body and burn calories. The fluid, almost dance-like movements increase flexibility, strength, and stamina, as it calms the mind and improves overall health.
Qi Gong/Tai Chi with Dr. Rene Ng | Wednesday 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Qi Gong s a holistic system of coordinated body posture and movement, breathing, and meditation used for health, spirituality, and martial arts training. With roots in Chinese medicine, philosophy, and martial arts, qigong is traditionally viewed as a practice to cultivate and balance qi(chi), translated as “life energy.”
Qigong practice typically involves moving meditation, coordinating slow flowing movement, deep rhythmic breathing, and calm meditative state of mind.
Tai Chi is an internal Chinese martial art practiced for both its defense training and its health benefits. The term taiji refers to a philosophy of the forces of yin and yang, related to the moves. Though originally conceived as a martial art, it is also typically practiced for a variety of other personal reasons
Alternating 4 week blocks of Qi Gong and Tai Chi classes; starting with 4 weeks of Qi Gong in March, followed by 12 weeks of Tai Chi April, May and June.
Kung Fu with Dr. Rene Ng | Wednesday 7:30 – 9:30 pm
Sifu Rene Ng was born and raised in Macao, China and is an internationally recognized master of Wing Chung Kung Fu. In his early teens he began his Wing Chung training under Master Ho Kam Ming, a world famous disciple of the late Grandmaster Ip Man. Sifu Rene Ng has been teaching the art in both San Diego and Sarasota for nearly 30 years and is the founder of the Sarasota Wing Chung Kung Fu Academy. Over the years he has developed many high skilled and proficient practitioners. Sifu has moved his weekly classes to the Four Pillars Yoga Studio on Wednesday nights. The cost for the program is $80 a month and includes 4-5 weeks per month.
Gentle Yoga with Caryn Patterson | Thursday 11:00 – 12:00 pm
This class is designed for beginners through intermediate students. In Gentle Yoga, you’ll be guided through postures in a Vinyasa style, beginning with the basic poses, but allowing for more challenging poses based on your practice level. Props are encouraged to allow the body to fully achieve each pose comfortably. This is a great class for students looking for a more gentle experience, those who are new to yoga or those who need a change of pace, yet still have the option to take it to the next level. Also the perfect class for students with injuries or limitations.
Restorative Yoga with Dianne Brennick | Thursday 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Restorative yoga is very soothing for the nervous system, emotionally and physically. Dianne will focus on the students’ needs and specific areas of pain or discomfort and include postures that will help heal and restore. Restorative yoga is a wonderful way to naturally relax from our fast-paced culture.
Yoga 101 with Christine Davenport | Friday 9:00 – 10:15 am
Gentle Stretching & Foam Rolling with Caryn Patterson | Friday 10:15 – 11:15 am
The class will begin with gentle yoga stretches and then we will use different foam rollers to relax and elongate your muscles. Foam Rolling is the next best thing to a massage.
Saturday Morning Vinyasa | Saturday 9:30 – 10:45 am
Vinyasa Yoga is a flowing, dynamic sequence of poses that is one of the most popular styles of yoga in the United States. Also sometimes called “Vinyasa Flow Yoga,” this type of practice involves synchronizing the breath with a continuous flow of postures. The fluid, almost dance-like movements increase flexibility, strength, and stamina, as it calms the mind and improves overall health. Caryn, Diane, Ashley, and Christine will alternate teaching this morning class. Come join us and set yourself up for a great day!