Classes at Bend Over Backwards Yoga in Nanaimo

We are located at Wesley Square click here for address and map.

Class Schedule
Click here for Winter Solstice Week
and New Year New Beginnings

studio closed Dec 22/18 to Jan 2/19

Registrations for 2019 open on January 2nd,
click here for printable New Year schedule, 
begins January 7, 2019

To Register for classes go to
Contact

 Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday 
WINTER SOLSTICE DROP IN WEEK
December 17 - 21, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

Monday
Dec 17
ALL LEVELS
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
De

Tuesday
Dec 18
ALL LEVELS
6:15 am - 7:45 am
De

10:00 am - 11:30 am
ALL LEVELS
Tracy

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday
Dec 19
GENTLE
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tracy

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday
Dec 20
ALL LEVELS
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
De

Friday
Dec 21
ALL LEVELS
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Tracy
STUDIO CLOSED DEC 22/18 to JAN 2/19
NEW YEAR NEW BEGINNINGS
JANUARY 3 - 4, 2019 
     

Thursday
Jan 3
6:30 am - 8:00 am
ALL LEVELS
Kelly

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Restorative / Gentle
Kelly 

Friday
Jan 4
6:30 am - 8:00 am
ALL LEVELS
Kelly

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Peace Practice
Kelly 

SESSION #3 SCHEDULE
(JANUARY 7 TO FEBRUARY 17, 2019)

   6:15am - 7:45am
ALL LEVELS
Kelly
  6:30am - 7:45am
ALL LEVELS
Kelly
 
10:00am - 11:00Am
Aging Gracefully 1*
Modified LEVEL 1
Missi 
9:00am - 10:00am
LEVEL 1
De
9:15am - 10:15am
Aging Gracefully 1
Modified LEVEL 1
Missi
9:30am - 11:00am
Aging Gracefully 2
Modified LEVEL 1,2
Missi

 
11:00am - 12:00pm
Aging Gracefully 1*
Modified LEVEL 1
Missi
10:30am-12:00pm
LEVEL 1,2
Tracy
10:30am - 11:30am
Aging Gracefully 1
Modified LEVEL 1
Missi
  10:30am - 12:00pm
LEVEL 1,2
Tracy

 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Pranayama
LEVEL 2

Kelly

Philosophy
1:30pm - 3:00 pm
Tracy
Jan 21 - Apr 29
bi-weekly

12:05pm - 12:55pm
Beginners and more!
LEVEL 1

Annette 
 

12:05pm - 12:55pm
Energize with Lunch Time Yoga!
LEVEL 1
Jessica

 

 

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Help for Back, Neck & Shoulders*
Modified ALL LEVELS
Kelly
  4:00pm - 5:00pm
Gentle
Modified ALL LEVELS
Kelly



4:00pm - 5:00pm
Men's Class
LEVEL 1,2
Tracy

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Gentle*
Modified ALL LEVELS
Kelly
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Help for Back, Neck & Shoulders*
Modified ALL LEVELS
Kelly
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Gentle*
Modified ALL LEVELS
Kelly

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Beginners and More
LEVEL 1
Annette

5:00pm - 6:00pm
MONTHLY
PEACE PRACTICE
BY DONATION
January 4
February 1
6:30pm - 8:00pm
LEVEL 1,2
De
6:00pm - 8:00pm
LEVEL 2,3*
Tracy
6:05pm - 7:05pm
Pranayama

LEVEL 1
Tracy

7:15pm - 8:15pm
LEVEL 1
Tracy

6:00pm - 7:30pm
LEVEL 2,3*
De

 
         

*denotes classes are by REGISTRATION ONLY 


Workshops, Seminars and other Classes
To register go to Contact Us

 

 
 
 

Foundations of Asana

with Mary Lou Weprin
Mar 22-24, 2019

For the 6th year in a row we are hosting a three day Yoga Workshop with Mary Lou Weprin here in Nanaimo.


The 2019 workshop will focus on the basic principles of movement and alignment as well as the spiritual and philosophical values inherent in the Iyengar method. You will take away a framework upon which you may design a sequence for practice and teaching while incorporating the essential foundations of yoga asana.

The location of the workshop will once again be held at the beautiful Yoga Weyr Studio (15 minutes South of downtown Nanaimo)

Workshop schedule:
March 22 – Friday 6 pm to 8 pm
March 23 – Saturday 9 am to Noon;12:45 pm to 2:45 pm
March 24 – Sunday 9 am to Noon

Full Workshop Fee: $325
Registration opens December 1, 2018
Click HERE for Poster/Registration form.

 

 

 

 

 Yoga Philosophy
with Tracy

Mondays 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
bi-weekly
January 21 - April 29
We will be reading:

Light on Life by

BKS Iyengar

 

Yoga Class Descriptions 

ALL LEVELS

Includes poses from all Levels (1,2,3). Beginners are welcome. Students are guided to work safely and appropriately at their current level.

Gentle
Modified ALL LEVELS

A slower paced class for those working with chronic conditions or injuries. This class may be suitable for those not used to physical exercise.

Back, Neck & Shoulders
Modified ALL LEVELS

A class focused on back, neck and shoulder issues.

LEVEL 1

Foundational poses are systematically and safely taught to build mobility, strength and flexibility. Suitable for beginners and students wishing to focus on basic postures and principles of Iyengar Yoga.

Beginners
and more!

Suitable for folks new to Iyengar yoga as well as those more experienced.

Energize with
Lunch Time Yoga

These 50 minute classes are designed to get you moving over your lunch break. Arrive at Noon and be out by 1 pm. Suitable for Beginners.

Beginners Six Week Introduction

Starting the week of January 7 we have several Level I classes that are a great Introduction to Iyengar Yoga. Go to the class schedule above for more information.

Aging Gracefully 1
Modified LEVEL 1

A Level  1 class for those 60+

Men's Class

A one hour class just for Men.
   

LEVEL 1,2

Suitable for students who have Iyengar Yoga experience wishing to expand the number of poses learned and further develop inverted postures.
   

Aging Gracefully 2
Modified Level1,2

 A Level 1,2 class for those 60+

Gentle Transition
Modified LEVEL 1,2

 A Level 1,2 transitional class for students of any age that are ready for more standing work with less support.

LEVEL 2,3

Students will develop a deeper understanding of postures and strengthen the practice of inverted poses and backbends. Elements of the intermediate poses will be explored.

LEVEL 3

For ongoing students working with all categories of poses on a regular basis who have a personal practice.
Pranayama LEVEL 1

A Restorative class for Iyengar Yoga students who are ready to begin a Pranayama (the study of yogic breath) practice.

Pranayama LEVEL 2 For students who have at least 1 year of pranayama practice in the Iyengar Tradition.  
Peace Practice
ALL LEVELS Restorative

Invite deep relaxation and mental peace into your week in this one hour practice.  Peace Practice is by donation.

Restorative Yoga is designed to release tension and stress through gentle supported postures and conscious breathing. Suitable for all levels.

 Philosophy

 Jan 21 to Apr 29 bi-weekly reading Light on Life by BKS Iyengar

Waiver forms
We require students to sign a waiver twice a year (January and July).
Click here to download the Waiver Q & A.
Click here to  download a copy of the Waiver.
Save time and bring a signed copy with you.

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