Classes at Bend Over Backwards Yoga in Nanaimo

CLASS SCHEDULE

 Click HERE for printable Session #1 Schedule
Full 6 week session begins Sep 9
Registration opens for Session #1 on Sep 2
Sep 2-8 is Bring a Friend Week for a free class.
Scroll down for new schedule.
To Register for classes go to Contact

Click HERE for 2019 printable summer schedule.

 Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday 

END OF AUGUST SPECIAL SERIES

 MONDAY
AUGUST 26

TUESDAY
AUGUST 27 
WEDNESDAY
AUGUST 28 
THURSDAY
AUGUST 29 
FRIDAY
AUGUST 30 
 Urban Retreat 
6:15am - 7:45am
ALL LEVELS
Kelly
Urban Retreat 
6:15am - 7:45am
ALL LEVELS
Kelly 
Urban Retreat 
6:15am - 7:45am
ALL LEVELS
Kelly 
Urban Retreat 
6:15am - 7:45am
ALL LEVELS
Kelly 
Urban Retreat 
6:15am - 7:45am
ALL LEVELS
Kelly 
 Home Practice Essentials
9:30am
- 11:00am
LEVEL 1,2
Nicole
Home Practice Essentials
9:30am
- 11:00am
LEVEL 1,2
Nicole 
 Home Practice Essentials
9:30am
- 11:00am
LEVEL 1,2
Nicole
Home Practice Essentials
9:30am
- 11:00am
LEVEL 1,2
Nicole 
 
Home Practice Essentials
6:00PM
- 7:30pm
LEVEL 1,2
Nicole
Home Practice Essentials
6:00PM
- 7:30pm
LEVEL 1,2
Nicole
Home Practice Essentials
6:00PM
- 7:30pm
LEVEL 1,2
Nicole
Home Practice Essentials
6:00PM
- 7:30pm
LEVEL 1,2
Nicole
 
    FREE WEEK SEPTEMBER 2 TO 8
NEW TO OUR STUDIO? TRY A CLASS ON US
BRING A FRIEND WHO IS NEW TO OUR STUDIO
AND YOU BOTH GET A FREE CLASS

Click HERE for Schedule

Go to Contact for more information or to register.

SEPTEMBER 9:
NEW SESSION BEGINS
REGISTRATION OPENS SEP 2

 MONDAY TUESDAY  WEDNESDAY THURSDAY  FRIDAY 
  6:15am-7:45am
ALL LEVELS
Kelly 
  6:30am-7:45am
ALL LEVELS
Kelly 
 
  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 
10:30am-11:30am
8 Week Series for
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
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 
   
 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
PEACE PRACTICE
BY DONATION
SEP 6
OCT 4 
 6:00pm-7:30pm
LEVEL 1,2
De
6:00pm-8:00pm
LEVEL 2,3
Tracy 
Pranayama
LEVEL 1
8 week series
begins Oct 23
Tracy
(6:05pm-7:05pm)
6;00pm-7:30pm
LEVEL 2,3*
De 
 
        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

URBAN RETREAT
with Kelly Murphy


5 EARLY MORNINGS:
Monday to Friday
August 26 to 30
6:15 am to 7:45 am daily
All Levels yoga, pranayama and meditation. Register now by contacting us or adding your name to the sign up sheet on the studio door.
$55 to Kelly  

  

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

 


Book Club

Sunday, Sep 15
1:00 pm

We are currently reading:
The Map Thief
by Michael Blanding


Contact Us for meeting location.

 

 

 

HOME PRACTICE ESSENTIALS
with Nicole Arendt


4 MORNINGS:
Monday to Thursday

August 26 to 29
9:30 am to 11:00 am daily
$45
 
OR

4 EVENINGS:
Monday to Thursday
August 26 to 29
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm daily
$45

  • modifications for common problems
  • sequences for your home practice
  • a basic foundation so you can start practicing with confidence
  • appropriate challenges for experienced practitioners

Register now by contacting us or adding your name to the sign up sheet on the studio door.
Minimum enrollment needed to run.

 

 

 

 

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+

Energize with Happy Hour

Get your practice on with this 1 hour Level 1,2 class to finish your week off and get ready for the weekend.
   

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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