Classes at Bend Over Backwards Yoga in Nanaimo

WE HAVE MOVED to Wesley Square click here for address and map.

Upcoming Class Schedule
for
Session #4 Jan 8 to Feb 18, 2018
(Registration for Sess. #4 opens Jan 2.)
To Register for classes go to Contact
Printable Session #4 schedule with descriptions and pricing click here

Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday 

NEW SIX WEEK

SESSION
BEGINS MONDAY
JANUARY 8 

6:15 am - 7:45 am
ALL LEVELS
Kelly

  6:30 am - 7:45 am
ALL LEVELS
Kelly
 
 

9:00 am - 10:00 am
LEVEL1

De

*9:15 am - 10:15 am
Joint Replacements
Modified Level 1,2
Missi
*NEW CLASS

9:30 am - 11:00 am
Aging Gracefully 2
Modified LEVEL 1,2
Missi

 
11:00am-12:00pm
Aging Gracefully 1
Modified LEVEL 1
Missi
**

10:30 am - 12:00 pm
LEVEL1,2
Tracy

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Chair Yoga
Missi

 

10:30 am - 12:00 pm
ALL LEVELS
Tegan

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Pranayama
LEVEL 2
Kelly

*12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Ropes
ALL LEVELS
Tracy
*NEW CLASS

Energize with Lunch Time Yoga!
12:05 pm - 12:55 pm
LEVEL1
Nicole

Energize with Lunch Time Yoga!
12:05 pm - 12:55 pm
LEVEL1
Jessica
 

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

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Help for Back, Neck & Shoulders
Modified ALL LEVELS
Kelly
**

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Help for Feet & Knees
Modified ALL LEVELS
Kelly
**

 

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Men's Class
LEVEL1,2
Ken

NOTE:
No class
Jan 19

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Gentle
Modified ALL LEVELS
Kelly
**
 

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Gentle
Modified ALL LEVELS
Kelly
**

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Gentle Transition
Modified LEVEL 1,2
Tracy
 
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
PEACE PRACTICE
1st Friday
of the month
Jan 5
Feb 2
*6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
LEVEL1
De

*NEW TIME

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
LEVEL 3
Kelly
**

6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Restorative
Pranayama

LEVEL 1
Tracy

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
LEVEL 2,3
Kelly
**
 
*7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Flow
LEVEL1,2
De

*NEW CLASS

 

 

 

     

 **denotes classes are by REGISTRATION ONLY
Is the class you wanted full?
Maybe another class will work for your needs? Contact us to discuss further.


Workshops and other Classes
To register go to Contact Us

 

Registration is now open for

Mary Lou Weprin
Workshop
March 16 to 18, 2018

 We are excited to announce for the 5th year in a row we are hosting
a three day Yoga Workshop
with
Mary Lou Weprin

 The location of the workshop will once again be held at the beautiful Yoga Weyr Studio

The workshop schedule is as in previous years:

 March 16 – Friday 6 pm to 8 pm

March 17 – Saturday 9 am to Noon; 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
March 18 – Sunday 9 am to Noon

Full Workshop Fee: $310
The registration package will be coming out soon. Registration opens December 1, 2017

Click HERE for Poster and Registration Form

  

 

 

Winter Re-Treat

Sunday January 28
with Kelly Murphy, Dori Miller and Phyllis Kane

9:30 am – 12:00 pm

A Gentle Morning Practice of yoga, meditation & crystal bowls.

Registration is complete with payment of $40 payable to Kelly Murphy. 

Proceeds benefit The Candles, our family of 18 orphan cousins in SW Uganda.

 

 

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.

Ropes
ALL LEVELS 

Props (such as blankets, belts, blocks, chairs and bolsters) are not the essence of Iyengar Yoga but a means for achieving an end. In this class we will primarily use the rope wall as a means for achieving alignment, stability, precision and prolonged stay in asanas.

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.

Feet & Knees
Modified ALL LEVELS

A class focused on feet and knee 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.

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.

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.

FLOW
Level 1,2

Participants will be taught each pose based on the Iyengar method including the principles of alignment so that a portion of every class can involve flowing from pose to pose.

Men's Class
Level 1,2

Ken will introduce you to sequences of yoga postures designed to build and support strength, flexibility and balance.

Aging Gracefully 2
Modified Level1,2

 A Level 1,2 class for those 60+

Joint Replacements
Modified Level 1,2

Mobility and strength before and after Joint Replacement.

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

The study of yogic breath.

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.

 Chair Yoga

 For those with restricted mobility.

Waiver forms
We require students to sign a waiver twice a year.
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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