Classes at Bend Over Backwards Yoga in Nanaimo

CLASS SCHEDULE

Click HERE for printable 2019 SUMMER SCHEDULE
or scroll down below.
To Register for classes go to Contact

 Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday 

SESSION #6 SCHEDULE
(May 13 to June 23, 2019)
KEEP SCROLLING TO SEE UPCOMING SCHEDULES

 classes will run
on May 20 
stat holiday
 6:15am - 7:45am
ALL LEVELS
Kelly
  6:30am - 7:45am
ALL LEVELS
Kelly
classes will run
on May 17
stat holiday 
  9:00am - 10:00am
LEVEL 1
De

9:15am - 10:45am
Aging Gracefully
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 - 12:00pm
LEVEL 1,2
Tracy

 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Pranayama
LEVEL 2

Kelly

12:05pm - 12:55pm
Beginners and more!
LEVEL 1

Annette 
**Wednesday
afternoon classes
pre-empted
June 19 for
Iyengar The Movie
Join us at the Cinema
More info below under
Workshops etc. 

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
No class June 19**

 

4:00pm - 5:00pm
LEVEL 1,2
Tracy
3 Drop In Classes
May 24
Jun 7
Jun 14

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
No class June 19**

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Beginners and More
LEVEL 1
Annette

 
6:00pm - 7:30pm
LEVEL 1,2
De


6:00pm - 8:00pm
LEVEL 2,3*
Tracy
 

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

 

  2019 SUMMER SCHEDULE

MONDAY
JUNE 24

TUESDAY
JUNE 25
WEDNESDAY
JUNE 26
THURSDAY
JUNE 27
 
Urban Retreat 
6:15am - 7:45am
ALL LEVELS
Kelly
Urban Retreat
 
6:15am - 7:45am
ALL LEVELS
Kelly
Urban Retreat
 
6:15am - 7:45am
ALL LEVELS
Kelly

Urban Retreat
6:15am - 7:45am
ALL LEVELS
Kelly
 
Home Practice Essentials
9:30AM
- 11:00am
LEVEL 1,2
Nicole
Home Practice Essentials
9:30AM
- 11:00am
LEVEL 1,2
Nicole
Home Practice Essentials
9:30AM
- 11:00am
LEVEL 1,2
Nicole
Home Practice Essentials
9:30AM
- 11:00am
LEVEL 1,2
Nicole
 

SUMMER SESSION #1
JULY 1 TO JULY 28 (4 WEEKS)     

MONDAY  TUESDAY  WEDNESDAY  THURSDAY   FRIDAY
 10:00am - 11:30am
Modified LEVEL 1,2
Missi
6:15am - 7:45am
ALL LEVELS
Kelly 
   6:30am - 7:45am
ALL LEVELS
Kelly
10:30am - 12:00pm
LEVEL 1,2
Tracy 
  12:15pm - 1:15pm
Pranayama
LEVEL 2

Kelly
 9:30am-11:00am
LEVEL 1,2
De
10:35am - 11:35 am
Gentle
Modified ALL LEVELS
Kelly 
   
 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Gentle
Modified ALL LEVELS
Kelly
 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Gentle
Modified ALL LEVELS
Kelly
   6:00pm - 7:30pm
LEVEL 2,3*
De
 

 SUMMER SESSION #2

JULY 29 TO AUGUST 30 (5 WEEKS)     

 MONDAY  TUESDAY WEDNESDAY   THURSDAY FRIDAY 
 10:00am - 11:30am
Modified LEVEL 1,2
Missi
  9:30am-11:00am
LEVEL 1,2
De
10:35am - 11:35 am
Gentle
Transition Modified
LEVEL 1

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

 MONDAY
AUGUST 26

TUESDAY
AUGUST 27 
WEDNESDAY
AUGUST 28 
THURSDAY
AUGUST 29 
FRIDAY
AUGUST 30 
 Urban Retreat 
6:15am - 7:45am
ALL LEVELS
Kelly
Urban Retreat 
6:15am - 7:45am
ALL LEVELS
Kelly 
Urban Retreat 
6:15am - 7:45am
ALL LEVELS
Kelly 
Urban Retreat 
6:15am - 7:45am
ALL LEVELS
Kelly 
Urban Retreat 
6:15am - 7:45am
ALL LEVELS
Kelly 
 Home Practice Essentials
9:30AM
- 11:00am
LEVEL 1,2
Nicole
Home Practice Essentials
9:30AM
- 11:00am
LEVEL 1,2
Nicole 
 Home Practice Essentials
9:30AM
- 11:00am
LEVEL 1,2
Nicole
Home Practice Essentials
9:30AM
- 11:00am
LEVEL 1,2
Nicole 
 
     SEPTEMBER 2 TO 8
SPECIAL 2 FOR 1: BRING A FRIEND WEEK
SEPTEMBER 9
NEW SESSION BEGINS
         

*denotes classes are by REGISTRATION ONLY 


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

URBAN RETREAT
with Kelly Murphy


Monday to Thursday
June 24 to 27
6:15 am to 7:45 am daily
All Levels yoga, pranayama and restorative support. Registration open now by contacting us or adding your name to the sign up sheet on the studio door.
$45 to Kelly  

 

 

 

Iyengar the Movie is
**SOLD OUT**
coming to Nanaimo

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Tickets must be purchased online in advance.
Click HERE for more information.



Book Club

Sunday, July 28
1:00 pm

We are currently reading:
Starlight
by Richard Wagamese


Contact Us for meeting location.

 

 

 

 

HOME PRACTICE ESSENTIALS

with Nicole Arendt


Monday to Thursday
June 24 to 27
9:30 am to 11:00 am daily

At the end of the four days students will have learned three home practice sequences with customized modifications.  Those with hip, knee, or shoulder issues will learn pose alternatives or modifications for those common problems for their own needs. Beginners will gain a strong foundation and feel confident about where to start. More experienced students will learn how to create the appropriate level of challenge to grow their skills. All students will be supported and motivated.
 
Minimum enrollment needed to run.
Registration open now by contacting us or adding your name to the sign up sheet on the studio door.
$45 to Nicole

 

 

 

 

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

Starting the week of January 7 we have several Level I classes that are a great Introduction to Iyengar Yoga. Go to the class schedule above for more information.

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).
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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