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 July 1
  7. Everyone signs the Attestation (of full vaccination) on arrival first time.

Our Policy Regarding Vaccination Status
and In-Studio Classes

As per the current Public Health Order. All students and teachers must be fully vaccinated for In-Studio classes.
 
Despite the fact that we are ALL fully vaccinated, the Delta variant and rising infections rates locally make mask wearing and hand sanitizing the safest practices. 

We shall continue to practice physical distancing. Please bring your own mat, belt and blanket to class.

 Kelly


Waivers must be completed and either emailed OR left in the studio.

We require students to sign a waiver twice a year (January and July).
Click here to  download a copy of the Waiver. Scroll down for Waiver instructions.

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SCHEDULE
7 Week Session

November 1- December 17 - Registration Opens Oct 25

Click HERE for print version

Monday   Tuesday Wednesday  Thursday  Friday
scroll down for
Sat/Sun 


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

  6:30am-7:45am
ALL LEVELS
Kelly



 9:30am-10:30am
Aging Gracefully
MODIFIED
LEVEL 1

ZOOM ONLINE
Missi

 9:00am-10:00am
IN Studio and
ZOOM ONLINE
De
LEVEL 1,2

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

ZOOM ONLINE
Missi

 

 9:30am-10:30am
Aging Gracefully
MODIFIED
LEVEL 1

ZOOM ONLINE
Missi


 

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

 

   

11:00am-12:00pm
LEVEL 1
Pranayama
ZOOM ONLINE
Tracy

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
   

5:00pm-6:00pm
Modified
LEVEL 1,2

Kelly

5:00pm-6:00pm
Gentle
Modified

ALL LEVELS
Kelly

5:00pm-6:00pm
Gentle
Modified
LEVEL 1,2
Kelly

 

 5:00pm-6:00pm
PEACE PRACTICE
BY DONATION
NOV 5
DEC 3

6:00pm-7:15pm
ALL LEVELS
ZOOM ONLINE
Annette
 

 

 

 

6:00pm-7:30pm
LEVEL 2,3
IN Studio and
ZOOM ONLINE
De


 

6:30pm-7:30pm
ALL LEVELS
De

       
        SATURDAY 
       





Pricing is based on registration for the full session.

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

Pricing
$12 for 1.0 or 1.25 hour class (7 week session = $84)
$14 for 1.5 hour class (7 week session = $98)
1.5 hour class Thursday evening (6 classes = $84)

To register for Chair Yoga contact Sheila at
smcrampton@gmail.com or 250-668-7725
Chair Yoga Classes $70 for a 7 week session.

Payment is by e-transfer to the specific teacher.


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

 

Book Club
Zoom meeting for our next session.
Contact us for more information.
Sunday-November 28
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

The Murmur of Bees
Sophia Segovia

 

 
 

 

 

Yoga Class Descriptions 

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

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.

Preparation for Pranayama

An asana class with active and restorative components designed to open the chest, deepen Savasana, and prepare the body and nervous system for 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 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.

CHAIR YOGA
with Sheila
 

Sheila has yoga teacher training and chair yoga for seniors’ certification. With five 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.

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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