Yoga Classes

SoVital is new and will be updating its schedule as instructors are hired, etc. If there are discrepancies from our printed catalog, refer to our website schedule for our most current class offerings and times. Our apologies for any confusion!

Complete your asana practice through our wide selection of yang and yin yoga classes in our heated and unheated studio rooms, as we provide you with the support you need to create balance on your mat and outside of the studio. Improve your fitness and movement, develop muscular strength and increase flexibility in our yang yoga formats including PowerFlow I, PowerFlow II, Sculpt, and many more. Meanwhile, our yin styles of yoga center around the bodies deeper tissues and postures that increase flexibility, mindfulness, and softness of the tendons and joints. Members will need to bring their own yoga mat and water to all classes. We also recommend that students bring a terry cloth yoga towel or beach towel to our heated classes to prevent slippage. We do not offer rental yoga mats or towels at our studio; however, we sell yoga mats at various price points.

Breathe and Flow Yoga

Learn traditional Pranayama yoga breathing techniques as we begin class with the 3-part breath, followed by more advanced styles including Ujjayi, Nadi Shodhana, and Kapalbhati. We will then move through a gentle yoga flow and finish the class with a guided meditation.

Buti Yoga

REQUIRED yoga mat; RECOMMENDED yoga mat towel and bottled water — Vinyasa yoga, Tai Chi, Pilates, and Buti yoga unite in this 60-minute class. Join us for an adventure of the heart and soul as we flow, balance energy, build core strength, and groove to an invigorating soundtrack. Students will release stress and tension, boost energy levels, and reconnect with their playful, empowering side. All levels and abilities welcome.

Serenity Yoga

REQUIRED yoga mat; RECOMMENDED yoga towel and bottled water — Serenity Yoga is a slow-flow, floor-based, whole-body sensory experience based on fluid sequencing. In this all levels class, Kim Ket will guide you through a mindful practice engaging all five senses. Starting with Pranayama (breathing technique), this class works to progressively open the body, cultivate mental focus, and gently build internal heat.  Poses are held longer than in Vinyasa yoga classes to promote full-body flexibility.
During Serenity Yoga, you may discover hands-on assists and massages, a calming candlelit room atmosphere with 85 degrees, delightful scents and beautiful music in the background.  All proceeds in support of The Volta Children’s GHANA Foundation.

GENTLE YOGA FOR A STRONGER BACK

Join us for a Slow Vinyasa Flow especially created to relieve and prevent low back pain, sciatica, or pinched nerves along the spine. We will focus on postures that strengthen the core and stretch the muscles that support the spine to reduce unwanted strain in the back. Postural modifications will be offered throughout the class to allow students of all experience levels to benefit. Class will end with an extended Savasana meditation for total relaxation.

HOT HATHA AND GUIDED MEDITATION

Set between temperatures of 90 and 95 degrees, this class focuses on the fundamentals of yoga using the poses you may have seen in Vinyasa style classes. We break down each posture so that you can leave class feeling longer, stronger, and more relaxed. We will end class with a 15-minute self-love guided meditation.

HOT VINYASA FLOW

Set between 90 and 95 degrees, this class incorporates Vinyasa Flow with longer held poses that challenge balance, build strength, and encourage flexibility.  We offer modifications and postural variations throughout class so that you can choose posture options that best support your physical, mental, and emotional needs.

HOT POWER HOUR

Heated between 101 and 105 degrees with 40% added humidity, you’re sure to burn stress and calories in this 60-minute Slow Power Flow. We focus on postures that build strength and endurance throughout the entire body and evoke mental clarity and focus.  Appropriate for all skill levels, including new yogis!  We offer modifications throughout class so that you can leave feeling stronger, longer, and leaner no matter where you are in your yoga journey.  We also offer this class in a candlelit setting to further challenge your balance.  Please see our schedule for more detail.

YOGA OPEN STUDIO

Whether you’re looking to build the fundamentals of your practice or take your practice up a notch, this class is for you!  Lead by two instructors, you will receive the attention you need to make the next step in your yoga journey. Each week, we will focus on items that you want to work on, including proper alignment, strength building, and how to safely get in and out inversions, as well as any other yoga questions you may have during class.  Appropriate for all skill levels, including students new to yoga, as well as master yogis, and everyone in between, this class is sure to bring your practice to the next level.

Power Flow I

Set between 80 and 85 degrees, this class focuses on the fundamentals needed to develop and deepen your Vinyasa/Power practice including proper posture alignment and effective breathing. Appropriate for all experience levels. We also offer an unheated version of this class, please see our schedule for more detail.

Power Flow II

Challenge your yoga practice as we link breath to movement through challenging series of Vinyasa/Power yoga. Set to temperatures between 93 and 95 degrees with 40% added humidity, this class strengthens skills for the regular yogi. We also offer an unheated version of this class, please see our schedule for more detail.

Sculpt

Heated between 90 and 95 degrees, this class incorporates Power/Vinyasa yoga, cardio circuits, and strength training using bodyweight resistance and free weights. Set to upbeat music this class will elevate heart rate, increase metabolism, and boost energy levels.

VINYASA FLOW

This class incorporates Vinyasa Flow with poses that stretch, encourage strength building and challenge balance. We offer modifications and postural variations throughout class so that you can choose posture options that best support your physical, mental, and emotional needs.

WHOLEHEARTED YOGA

Relieve yourself of stiff muscles, achy joints, fatigue, and stress as you gain feelings of connection and a deeper understanding of your yoga practice.  Perfect for those looking to learn how to practice without pain, embrace what can and cannot be done without judgment, and live in peaceful residence in the body.  By wholeheartedly allowing ourselves to simply be, we learn from the inside out. By getting out of our heads and into our hearts, the insights we have on the mat begin to stick, at a deep, cellular level. These insights, in turn, begin to inform our lives off the mat.  So while you may come to class because of a sore back, you will probably leave not only feeling physically better, but also feeling empowered and renewed with compassion for yourself and life.

YIN YOGA

Allow your body and mind to unwind as you lengthen your muscles, free your fascia, and release stress held in the joints and connective tissues of the body. We will focus on postures that help to rectify muscular imbalances in common areas of pain such as the low back, hips, upper back, and shoulders so that you can combat muscle soreness, fatigue, and achiness. We end class with an extended Savasana to promote mental clarity and well-being that you can carry with you off your mat.

YOGA FOR ARTHRITIS

Yoga has been proven to help those suffering from arthritis pain by reducing muscle tension, improving joint flexibility, and strengthening the muscles that help to support the skeletal body.   Using postures that increase mobility, rebalance common misalignments, and stimulate relaxation and clarity in the mind, this class is specifically designed to improve pain management. Appropriate for all skill levels, this class is perfect for those who suffer from arthritis, as well as students seeking relief from other daily aches and pains.

YOGA AND MEDITATION FOR A BETTER NIGHT’S SLEEP

Ward off sleepless nights, and achieve the many wonderful benefits of a good night’s rest including improved concentration, creativity, and mood, as well as reduced inflammation, and much more. We use a combination of yin yoga and guided meditation over 75 minutes to help you release tension and unwind so you can fall asleep faster and improve your quality of sleep.

YOGA FOR BEGINNERS

Whether your brand new to yoga or looking to regain a lost practice, this class is for you! Set in our unheated studio, you will learn the fundamentals of yoga, including the background of yoga, proper breathing, postural alignment, and other key elements to developing your confidence. We move at a comfortable, calm pace to allow you to have the time needed to fully understand each posture.

YOGA FOR BEGINNERS: HEATED

Looking for to develop your heated yoga practice?  This class is for you!  Appropriate for all yogis new to heated forms of yoga, this class is set between 80 and 85 degrees.  Learn how to safely incorporate heat into your practice as focus on proper breathing and posture modifications to help cool down the body in class.  We move at a comfortable, calm pace to allow you to have the time needed to fully understand each posture and gain confidence on your mat.

WILD CARD WEDNESDAYS

Join us for Wild Card Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. with Teri Dane! She will rotate between Warm Vinyasa Flow, Inferno Hot Pilates, Buti Yoga and 26&2. Change it up! Surprise yourself!

26 and 2

Using the same 26 postures and two breathing exercises that you may have used in other hot yoga classes, we focus on unique poses that promote healing and wellness of the whole body in 60-minutes. The use of Slow Flow yoga and heat allows students to discover deep mind-body connections and have breakthroughs in the studio, that add balance and flexibility in all other aspects of life. This is a musicless class meant to be used as an open-eyed meditation. Appropriate for all skill and experience levels.

RADIANT CHILD YOGA – Coming Fall 2018!

Radiant Child Yoga is taught in a fun and engaging way that includes stories, songs, mindfulness practices, and relaxation. It is a practice that can benefit all children, regardless of ability. We focus on becoming mindful of the breath and body in positive, encouraging ways. The practice of yoga helps children shine! Note: Please wear comfortable clothing, no jeans.