Below are descriptions of the classes we are currently offering.
Hot Foundations - (Heated)
This heated practice is designed for all levels and beginners alike. It is perfect for those students with wrist or hand issues, looking for a little less down-dog. With the emphasis on longer, static holds, there is less flow-based movement and more depth in each asana. The teacher will guide you through a unique combination of standing and floor postures that will challenge balance, strength and flexibility. No music.
This invigorating class allows students to explore their balance, strength and flexibility. Rather than a set series, anything goes in this class! Various postures, methods and techniques are taught through the teacher's discretion including flow based movement, dynamic sequences, static holds and peak postures of the teachers choice. Often taught with music.
Power Flow - (Heated)
Based on the Baptiste Power Vinyasa Sequence this class will ignite your inner fire. This invigorating class will flow postures together with breath allowing students to explore their balance, strength and flexibility. Often taught with music.
Karma - (Heated)
A Hot Foundations class that is by donation to support London charities. Minimum $5 donation.
Community - (Heated)
Yoga Shack prides itself in providing the most affordable yoga in the city. $5 Community classes are Hot Foundations.
Beginner Hot Yoga - (Heated)
An introduction to a series of foundation postures to heal the body from the inside out. The room is less hot than standard hot classes but warm enough to achieve cleansing benefits. Extra attention will be dedicated to education, demonstration and adjustments. No music
Complimentary to more physical styles of Yoga, Yin Yoga targets the deep connective tissues such as ligaments and fascia. Postures are held for longer periods of time (generally 3-5 minutes) in order to stretch these deep tissues. The nature of Yin Yoga also promotes a quiet practice where students can still the mind. Also suitable for prenatal. Taught with soft music
Prenatal - (Non-Heated)
Yoga - (Non-Heated)
Yoga classes are designed for students looking for non-heated classes that will challenge their strength and flexibility. Yoga classes will build an internal fire and move through a series of postures that will facilitate an overall balance in the body. Often taught with music.
Mat pilates is a class that focuses on core strength through a series of dynamic exercises. While pilates focuses on building strength, there is focus on increasing flexibility as well. Body weight and small equipment are used as resistance while performing movements targeting specific muscle groups.
The reformer is a pilates machine using springs as added resistance to target all muscles groups of the body. It is used for building core strength and flexibility as well as for injury rehabilitation. Using springs, leverage and body weight as resistance while performing movements targeting specific muscle groups.