Classes at Bend Over Backwards Yoga in Nanaimo

CLASS SCHEDULE

Schedule Link from June 30 Newsletter HERE 
Click HERE for updated 2019 SUMMER SCHEDULE
or scroll down below.
To Register for classes go to Contact

 Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday 

  2019 SUMMER SCHEDULE

SUMMER SESSION #1
JULY 1 TO JULY 28 (4 WEEKS)     

MONDAY* TUESDAY  WEDNESDAY  THURSDAY   FRIDAY
 10:00am - 11:30am
Modified LEVEL 1,2
Missi
6:15am - 7:45am
ALL LEVELS
Kelly 
   6:30am - 7:45am
ALL LEVELS
Kelly
10:30am - 12:00pm
LEVEL 1,2
Tracy 
  12:15pm - 1:15pm
Pranayama
LEVEL 2

Kelly
 9:30am-11:00am
LEVEL 1,2
Kelly
10:35am - 11:35 am
Gentle
Modified ALL LEVELS
Kelly 
   
 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Gentle
Modified ALL LEVELS
Kelly
 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Gentle
Modified ALL LEVELS
Kelly
   6:00pm - 7:30pm
LEVEL 2,3
Kelly
 
*Classes will run on holiday Monday, Canada Day, July 1

 SUMMER SESSION #2

JULY 29 TO AUGUST 25 (4 WEEKS)     

 MONDAY*  TUESDAY WEDNESDAY   THURSDAY FRIDAY 
 10:00am - 11:30am
Modified LEVEL 1,2
Missi
  9:30am-11:00am
LEVEL 1,2
De
10:35am - 11:35 am
Gentle
Transition Modified
LEVEL 1

Annette 
 6:00pm - 7:30pm
LEVEL 2,3*
De
 

 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
 
*Classes will run on holiday Monday, BC Day, Aug 5
     SEPTEMBER 2 TO 8
SPECIAL 2 FOR 1: BRING A FRIEND WEEK
SEPTEMBER 6 - PEACE PRACTICE
SEPTEMBER 9
NEW SESSION BEGINS
         

*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 restorative support. Registration open now by contacting us or adding your name to the sign up sheet on the studio door.
$55 to Kelly  

  

Iyengar the Movie
in Nanaimo
Monday, July 15th viewing

 CANCELLED

Click HERE for more information.



Book Club

Sunday, July 28
1:00 pm

We are currently reading:
Starlight
by Richard Wagamese


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

Registration open 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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