Classes at Bend Over Backwards Yoga in Nanaimo

 

To prepare to attend a class or classes
please follow the checklist below.

BEFORE COMING TO CLASS

If you have ANY cold or flu symptoms heal at home.
If exposed to COVID 19 or to travellers quarantine at home.

  1. Register and receive confirmation that you have a space in the class of your choice.
  2. Assemble:
    • hand sanitizer
    • props
    • a bag for personal items separate from props-which is kept in the foyer
    • a mask
  3. Watch the video-"How We Shall Gather Safely" HERE
  4. Come prepared to do yoga rather than change clothing at the studio.
  5. Come directly to the studio from home. Do errands afterwards.
  6. Put your mask on before entering.
    How to wear a reusable mask poster click HERE
  7. Keep physical distance outside and in the foyer.

AT THE STUDIO

  1. Leave personal items in the foyer.
  2. Hand sanitize as soon as you enter.
  3. Place your mat and props in designated spaces which are measured 8 feet apart.
  4. Maintain physical distance at all times.
  5. Payment will be by e-transfer only. 

A printable version of the checklist is HERE. 

A printable version of the summer schedule is HERE.

SCHEDULE for SUMMER 2020
ALL IN STUDIO CLASSES MUST BE BY REGISTRATION ONLY - NO DROP INS
*SEE BELOW FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON REGISTRATIONS

Monday   Tuesday Wednesday  Thursday  Friday
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Sat/Sun 
 

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

  6:30am-7:45am
ALL LEVELS
Kelly
 
  9:30am-10:30pm
Aging Gracefully
MODIFIED
LEVEL 1

ZOOM ONLINE
Missi
 9:30am-10:30am
LEVEL 1,2
ZOOM ONLINE
De
last summer
class Aug 11
9:30am-11:00am
Aging Gracefully
MODIFIED
LEVEL 1.2

ZOOM ONLINE
Missi
 
 

 
12:30pm-1:30pm
Pranayama
LEVEL 2
Kelly

 

     
    3:30pm-4:30pm
Gentle
Modified
ALL LEVELS

Kelly

  Peace Practice
Aug 7
5 to 6 pm
Kelly
by donation
pre-registration required 

4:30pm-5:30pm
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

 

 
 6:00pm-7:30pm
LEVEL 1.2
ZOOM ONLINE
Annette

 

 

  6:00pm-7:30pm
LEVEL 2,3
ZOOM ONLINE

DE
last summer
class Aug 13
 
        SATURDAY 
       

9:30am-11:00am
ALL LEVELS
Kelly

*REGISTRATION INFORMATION
ALL IN STUDIO CLASSES MUST BE BY REGISTRATION ONLY - NO DROP INS
REGISTRATION WILL BE BASED ON FIRST-COME BASIS:
Registrations are open 1 week before each Teacher's 4 week session (which varies).
Kelly and Missi are running on a 4 week schedule: Jun 22-Jul12; Jul 13-Aug 9; Aug 10-Sep 6
Classes with Annette and De are running monthly.
We do encourage all ZOOM students to register for a 4 week/monthly session so that teachers' may plan accordingly.
Thank You!

MAXIMUM CLASS SIZE 8 Price: $12/1.0 hr class; $14/1.5 hr class.
Payment by e-transfer by the month.

To register for in studio or online classes go to Contact Us


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

 

Book Club
ZOOM online meeting
Sunday, September 13
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

 

 

Contact Us for further information.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Spinefulness
with Eve Johnson

 workshop is postponed

April 17-19 Spinefulness workshop is full and a Wait List is being established for a second Spinefulness Workshop with Eve Johnson.
Please let us know if you are  interested. 

April 17-19, 2020p
Friday - 6 to 8 pm
Saturday - 9 am to 12 pm; 1:15 pm to 3:30 pm
Sunday - 9 am to 12 pm

 price $250

  Go to Contact to register.

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

Sunday-Feb 16, 2020 9:30am to 11:30am
See above (under Workshops, Seminars and other Classes)

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. Contact Us if you interested. We will run a series when there are sufficient numbers to run another series.

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.

 Sutra Studies

 Weekly exploration and discussion of the teachings of Yoga.

Waiver forms

STUDIO WAIVER PROCEDURES DURING COVID 19

For students coming to the studio: We ask that you download and bring a signed copy to the studio with you.

 For students attending online ZOOM classes through the studio: We ask that you download and mail a signed copy to:

 K Murphy
135 Machleary St.
Nanaimo BC V9R 2G5

 Or, if you happen to be in the neighbourhood you can put your completed and signed waiver in the little white mailbox outside the entry door at the studio.

 

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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