See below for our different class styles offered at Om Yoga
If you have any questions or need any guidance feel free to contact us
Vinyasa is a breath initiated practice that connects every action of our life with the intention of moving towards what is sacred, or most important to us.
Cultivating these qualities:
Ease, Spacious (Sukha)
Smooth and Long Breathing (Prayatna Sithila)
The term Vinyasa is derived from nyasa, meaning “to place,” and vi, meaning “in a special way.” This indicates that we are not “throwing our bodies around” but are bringing consciousness to each movement in each moment.
Hot Flow is exactly the same as Vinyasa Flow except the room is heated to 32 degrees. Especially good if you like the heat and to sweat a little! You will come out glowing and energized!
Our Hot Hatha classes take a more classical approach to sequencing by incorporating breathing exercises and postures to increase mobility in the spine, hips, quadriceps and hamstrings. This fun focused class is heated to 36-38 degrees for a detoxifying sweat. All levels are welcome. Bring a towel and water bottle along with you.
Yin classes are great for beginners and experienced Yogis who would like to work on mobility, flexibility and experience quiet mindfulness. The use of props and blankets is encouraged to support the postures. Our Sunday night Yin class is super popular – set in a beautiful ambience of candles and soft music. This class is a perfect way to end the weekend and begin a new week.
3 MAIN PRINCIPLES OF YIN:
- Slowly and mindfully entering the pose using the breath to stimulate the flow of chi (energy) and remain focused on the sensations promoted by the pose.
- Help nourish the joints by remaining still and allow gravity to have us.
- The lengthy posture steadiness allows one to develop yin qualities of surrender, similar to a long acupuncture session. This allows the full nourishment of the meridians and Yin tissue (connective tissue, joints and ligaments).
Yin Yoga with room surrounded by candles
Hatha and Meditation
This class is great for any level from beginners to advanced yogis wanting to focus on their basic alignment and foundational practice.
The final 15 minutes will be a guided meditation. This is optional for all student but highly recommended for any level of practitioner.
Meditation is a means of transforming the mind. It develops concentration, clarity, emotional positivity and seeing of ones true nature. Through different variations of meditation practice we start to notice the inner workings of the mind and habitual patterns.
The foundation to all meditation is to cultivate a calm and positive state of mind.
Hatha & Yoga Nidra
We offer regular beginners courses, which are a great place to start. If you haven’t been into a studio setting before it can be quite daunting. So our beginners course helps put you at ease and melt away any fears of not being flexible enough or strong enough with an inhale and exhale. You will begin the yoga journey becoming familiar with the postures, breath and have some fun learning new things about yourself and your body.
Refer to the events section of the website for times and dates
We offer a variety of workshops with both international and local teachers from inversions and arms balance workshops, spine, posture clinics, yin and restorative yoga. Take a look at our home page to see what workshops are happening every month.
Workshops are a good way to dive deeper into an area of inspiration and learning.
Wee Ones 4-8yrs old
Kids Yoga 9-12yrs old
Shop 16, Stonefields Market
40 Stonefields Ave
Stonefields Auckland 1072
(09) 212 9579