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 printable schedule beginning 
February 18, 2019

To Register for classes go to Contact

 Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday 

SESSION #4 SCHEDULE
(FEBRUARY 18 to March 31, 2019)

 classes will run
on Feb 18
Family Day
 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 - 12:00pm
LEVEL 1,2
Tracy

 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Pranayama
LEVEL 2

Kelly

Philosophy
1:30pm - 3:00 pm
Tracy
Feb 18 - 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
Energize with
Happy Hour
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
March 1
6:00pm - 7:30pm
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.
All participants are required to sign and submit a PAR-Q form prior to workshop.
Click HERE for the PAR-Q form.

 

 

 

 Yoga Philosophy
with Tracy

Mondays 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
bi-weekly
March 4
March 18
April 1
April 15
April 29

Click HERE for poster.
We are 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+

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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