Classes at Bend Over Backwards Yoga in Nanaimo

CLASS SCHEDULE

 For Session #2 Schedule (Oct 21 to Dec 1) click HERE
To Register for classes go to Contact

 Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday 
  6:15am-7:45am
ALL LEVELS
Kelly 
  6:30am-7:45am
ALL LEVELS
Kelly 
 
WE ARE OPEN
THANKSGIVING
WEEKEND 
9:00am-10:00am
LEVEL 1
De 
   9:30am-11:00am
Aging Gracefully
Modified LEVEL 1,2
Missi
 
 11:00am-12:00pm
*Aging Gracefully
Modified LEVEL 1
10:30am-12:00pm
LEVEL 1,2
Tracy 
Oct 23 and 30
10:30am-11:30am
Week 7 and 8 of
Home Practice
LEVEL 1,2
Nicole 
  10:30am-12:00pm
LEVEL 1,2
Tracy 
 12:15pm-1:15pm
Pranayama
LEVEL 2
Kelly

    12:05pm-12:55pm
Energize with
Lunch Time Yoga!
LEVEL 1
Annette
 
 4:00pm-5:00pm
*Help for Back, Neck & Shoulders
Modified ALL LEVELS
Kelly
  4:00pm-5:00pm
Gentle
Modified ALL LEVELS
Kelly 
   
 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 
4:50pm-6:00pm
Beginners and more!
LEVEL 1
Annette 
5:00pm-6:00pm
PEACE PRACTICE
BY DONATION
 6:00pm-7:30pm
LEVEL 1,2
De
6:00pm-8:00pm
LEVEL 2,3
Tracy 
6:05pm-7:05pm
Pranayama
LEVEL 1
8 week series
begins Oct 23
Tracy
6;00pm-7:30pm
LEVEL 2,3*
De 
NOVEMBER
PEACE PRACTICE
WILL BE NOV 8
SPECIAL GUEST
 
        SATURDAY
       

 

9:30am-11:00am
ALL LEVELS
Rotating Teachers

 

*denotes classes are by REGISTRATION ONLY 


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

 

Join us for a series of all level

 BODY TONICS

 

Take as a series or individually

 

5:30 - 8pm Friday, September 20
Focus on the shift from summer to fall.
Warming & invigorating with a long
savasana/pranayama.

 

5:30 - 8pm Friday, October 18
Focus on poses that give deep release
and mental /physical balance.

 

5:30 - 8pm Friday, November 15
Focus on the cusp of long nights and
the optimal dream time.
We’ll practice poses that lead to deep,
refreshing sleep.

 

BODY TONIC is $45 each or $125 series of 3

 

 

TIBETAN BOWLS

with Yola
healing sound/touch treatments


Friday, October 4th & 18th
private morning & afternoon
sessions: 45 minutes: fee $40
at Bend Over Backwards Yoga Studio
8:30 am; 9:15 am; 12:30 pm; 1:50 pm

  

Book Club 

Sunday, Nov 3
1:00 pm 

We are currently reading:
The Immortalist
by Cloe Benjamin


Contact Us for meeting location.

 

SAVE THE DATE
Mar 13-15, 2020
Joy in the Challenge - Intermediate Workshop
with Krisna Zawaduk and Lisa Towen
Click HERE for poster.

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.

Home Practice Essentials

8 Week basic foundation series so you can start practicing with confidence; appropriate challenges for novice and experienced practitioners.

Aging Gracefully 1
Modified LEVEL 1

A Level  1 class for those 60+
   

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

 

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.
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