Classes at Bend Over Backwards Yoga in Nanaimo

 CLASS SCHEDULE

Following the directive of Provincial Medical Health Officer Bonnie Henry

the yoga studio shall be fully closed until further notice

to take preventative steps against infection of Covid 19.

  

Video Sequences on YouTube
with Kelly Murphy

Go to Resources for those and more
home practice ideas and links.
 

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
DE
   9:30AM-11:00AM
AGING GRACEFULLY
MOD. LEVEL 1,2
MISSI
 

 11:00AM-12:00PM
*AGING GRACEFULLY 1
MOD. LEVEL 1
MISSI

 10:30AM-12:00PM
LEVEL 1,2
TRACY

    9:30AM-11:00AM
LEVEL 1,2
TRACY

 12:15PM-1:15PM
*PRANAYAMA LEVEL 2
KELLY

       
 4:00PM-5:00PM
*HELP FOR BACK, NECK & SHOULDERS*
MOD. ALL LEVELS
KELLY
    4:00PM-5:00PM
GENTLE
MOD. ALL LEVELS
KELLY
   
*5:00PM-6:00PM
GENTLE
MOD. ALL LEVELS
KELLY
*5:00PM-6:00PM
HELP FOR BACK, NECK & SHOULDERS
MOD. ALL LEVELS
KELLY
*5:00PM-6:00PM
GENTLE
MOD. ALL LEVELS
KELLY 

 4:45PM-6:00PM
LEVEL 1
DE

PEACE PRACTICE
BY DONATION
MAR 6
APR 3
5-6PM 

 6:00PM-7:30PM
LEVEL 1,2
ANNETTE

 

*6:00PM-8:00PM
LEVEL 2,3
TRACY 

 

  *6:00PM-7:30PM
LEVEL 2,3
DE
 
        SATURDAY 
       

9:30AM-11:00AM
KELLY

 

*denotes class is by registration only or prior permission of instructor for drop in.


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

 

Book Club
Sunday, Apr 19
1:00 pm 

We are currently reading:
Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

We are going to try and meet online.
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.

 Philosophy

 

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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