Classes at Bend Over Backwards Yoga in Nanaimo

CLASS SCHEDULE

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Six Week Session Sep 9 to Oct 19
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 Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday 
  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
Modified LEVEL 1,2
Missi
 
 11:00am-12:00pm
*Aging Gracefully
Modified LEVEL 1
10:30am-12:00pm
LEVEL 1,2
Tracy 
10:30am-11:30am
8 Week Series for
Home Practice
LEVEL 1,2
Nicole 
  10:30am-12:00pm
LEVEL 1,2
Tracy 
 12:15pm-1:15pm
Pranayama
LEVEL 2
Kelly

 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 
   
 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
PEACE PRACTICE
BY DONATION
SEP 6
OCT 4 
 6:00pm-7:30pm
LEVEL 1,2
De
6:00pm-8:00pm
LEVEL 2,3
Tracy 
Pranayama
LEVEL 1
8 week series
begins Oct 23
Tracy
(6:05pm-7:05pm)
6;00pm-7:30pm
LEVEL 2,3*
De 
 
        SATURDAY
        9:30am-11:00am
ALL LEVELS
Rotating Teachers
No Class Sep 28

*denotes classes are by REGISTRATION ONLY 


Workshops, Seminars and other Classes
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 Join us for a series of all level

BODY TONICS

Take as a series or individually

5:30 - 8pm Friday, September 20
Focus on the shift from summer to fall.
Warming & invigorating with a long
savasana/pranayama.

5:30 - 8pm Friday, October 18
Focus on poses that give deep release
and mental /physical balance.

5:30 - 8pm Friday, November 15
Focus on the cusp of long nights and
the optimal dream time.
We’ll practice poses that lead to deep,
refreshing sleep.

BODY TONIC is $45 each or $125 series of 3 

 

 

Book Club

 

Sunday, Sep 15
1:00 pm

 

We are currently reading:
The Map Thief
by Michael Blanding


Contact Us for meeting location. 

 

 

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

8 Week basic foundation series so you can start practicing with confidence; appropriate challenges for novice and experienced practitioners.

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).
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