Classes at Bend Over Backwards Yoga in Nanaimo

 BEFORE COMING TO CLASS

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

  1. Register and receive confirmation that you have a space in the class of your choice.

  2. Yoga props, please bring:
    • yoga mat
    • yoga blanket
    • yoga belt
  3. Sanitize hands upon arrival.
  4. Maintain distance in studio and on arrival and leaving
  5. Masks while in studio
  6. Waivers updated to January 1, 2022 (scroll down for Waiver form and instructions.).
  7. Everyone signs the Attestation (of full vaccination) on arrival first time.

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SEPTEMBER SCHEDULE
Registration opens August 29
September 5 to October 30 (8 week session) 
Click HERE for Printable Schedule

SCHEDULE

 

Monday   Tuesday Wednesday  Thursday  Friday
scroll down for
Sat/Sun 


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

  6:30am-7:45am
ALL LEVELS
Kelly



 

 9:00am-10:00am
Level 1,2
ZOOM ONLINE
De

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

ZOOM ONLINE
Missi
monthly class

 

 
Classes run on
Sep 5 and Oct 10 EXCEPT
WHERE NOTED

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

10:00am-11:00am
Chair Yoga Level 2
Sheila

11:15am-12:15pm
Chair Yoga Level 1
Sheila

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

 

 

 

*NEW IN STUDIO
11:00am-12:00pm

Pranayama
LEVEL
1
Tracy
In Studio and
ZOOM ONLINE

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

Kelly

3:30pm-4:30pm
Gentle

Modified
ALL LEVELS

Kelly
3:30pm-4:30pm
Gentle

Modified
ALL LEVELS

Kelly
 4:00pm-5:00pm
Family Yoga
Karen
Begins Sep 22
 

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

Kelly

 

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

 

 

 6:30pm-7:30pm
ALL LEVELS
De/Annette
IN Studio
and
ZOOM ONLINE
Begins Sep 12
(no class Oct 10)
6 weeks=$84

     6:00pm-7:30pm
LEVEL 2,3
De/Nicole/Tracy
In Studio and

Contact De for ZOOM ONLINE options

 
        SAT/SUN 
       




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

Go to Pricing for how to register for Chair or Family Yoga

Click HERE for Pricing


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

Coming in November
Restorative Yoga
Fridays 5 to 6 pm
with Teresa Stanley
 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

Yoga Class Descriptions 

ASANA CLASSES - Iyengar Yoga

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.

LEVEL 1,2

Suitable for students who have Iyengar Yoga experience wishing to expand the number of poses learned and further develop inverted postures.

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.

ALL LEVELS

Includes poses from all Levels (1,2,3). Students are guided to work safely and appropriately at their current level.

PRANAYAMA CLASSES - Iyengar Yoga

PRANAYAMA

The study of yogic breath. Pranayama is introduced in all levels of classes. A minimum of 6 months of Asana to prepare the body is recommended before beginning Pranayama.


Pranayama Level 1

Open to any students who attend Iyengar Yoga classes and want to develop a Pranayama 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.  Class is by donation.

MODIFIED ASANA CLASSES - Iyengar Yoga

MODIFIED CLASSES

Modified classes are suitable for those who are recuperating from illness, surgery or injury or who have bodies that need to move carefully. Students must be able to carry their own props and to get up and down from the floor.

Modified Level 1
Aging Gracefully 1

A Level  1 class for those 60+

Modified Level 1,2
Aging Gracefully 1,2

A Level 1,2 class for those 60+

Modified All Levels
Gentle

A slower paced class for those working with chronic conditions or injuries. This class may be suitable for those not used to physical exercise.

Modified
Help for Back, Neck and Shoulders

A class focused on back, neck and shoulder issues.

OTHER YOGA OFFERINGS

CHAIR YOGA
with Sheila
 

Sheila has 200 hour yoga teacher training and chair yoga for seniors’ certification. With six years’ experience teaching chair yoga in a variety of community settings, Sheila offers the benefits of yoga in a safe and supported manner. 

Level 1 Chair Yoga
Level 2 Chair Yoga includes some very gentle floor work.

FAMILY YOGA
with Karen

Families with at least one adult and vaccinated school-aged children. Classes are designed to help connect and nurture family members through fun and relaxation. Be prepared to play!

Karen is Certified through Kidding Around 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

 You can drop off your signed waiver in the little white mailbox outside the entry door at the studio but DO NOT MAIL YOUR WAIVER TO THE STUDIO LOCATION Please use the mailing address above.

 

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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