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 our Session #2 schedule (Oct 22 to Dec 2, 2018)
Registration for Session #2 opens October 15.
To Register for classes go to
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Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday 
SESSION #2 (October 22 to December 2) SCHEDULE
   6:15am - 7:45am
ALL LEVELS
Kelly
  6:30am - 7:45am
ALL LEVELS
Kelly
 
ALL CLASSES WILL RUN ON MONDAY NOVEMBER 12  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 - 11:30am
Aging Gracefully 1
Modified LEVEL 1
Missi
  10:30am - 12:00pm
LEVEL 1,2
Tracy

 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Pranayama
LEVEL 2

Kelly

Philosophy
1:30pm - 3:00 pm
Tracy

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
Men's Class
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
November 2
6:30pm - 8:00pm
LEVEL 1,2
De
6:00pm - 8:00pm
LEVEL 3*
Kelly
6:05pm - 7:05pm
Pranayama

LEVEL 1
Tracy

7:10pm - 8:10pm
LEVEL 1
Nicole

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

 
         

*denotes classes are by REGISTRATION ONLY 


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

New for Session #2 

with Tracy
8 week Level 1 Pranayama class
Begins in Session #2
Wednesdays 6:05 pm - 7:05 pm
Oct 24 to Dec 12
$85 for all 8 classes (Oct 24 to Dec 12) “best rate”
registration for 6 week session (Oct 22 to Dec 2) is also available:
$72 if only registering for this class;
$60 if registered for at least 1 other class in session.
(Drop in rate for 1.0 hour class is $14, space permitting.)

Yoga Philosophy
with Tracy
6 week series
Begins in Session #2
Mondays 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Oct 22 to Nov 26
Philosophy, as defined by the Concise Oxford Dictionary, is a love of wisdom or knowledge, especially that which deals with ultimate reality, or with the most general causes and principles of things.
In this series we will take a brief look at the history and some of the key ancient texts of yoga to explore the roots of this vast topic and how they connect to our practice today.
We will ask ourselves the questions and explore:
What is Yoga? What is Iyengar Yoga? Why Yoga today?
$70/6 classes
 

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.

 

Body Tonic Fridays

with Kelly

 Body Tonic #3

Friday November 16
5:30 pm 8:00 pm
Let Your Backbone Slide
Twists and Forward Extensions for a supple spine.
$45 to Kelly secures your space

 

 

 

 

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

From time to time we will be offering a special six week introductory series. A six week introduction will run during Session #1 on Wednesdays 6:05pm - 7:05pm

Aging Gracefully 1
Modified LEVEL 1

A Level  1 class for those 60+

Men's Class

A one hour class just for Men.
   

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.
8 week class starts in Session #2, Oct 24 to Dec 12, Wednesdays 6:05 pm - 7:05 pm

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.

 

 

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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