CLASSES

 
 
 
 

Pilates

“To achieve the highest accomplishments within the scope of our capabilities in all walks of life we must constantly strive to acquire strong, healthy bodies and develop our minds to the limits of our ability.”  ~ Joseph Pilates

If you are looking for a low impact, but high energy exercise that can deliver multiple benefits to your body in terms of fitness, flexibility, overall strength, look no further. Pilates is a movement therapy used to improve physical strength, develop flexibility, improve posture and enhance mental awareness. 

 

Our Pilates teachers are highly trained offering a unique blend of body and breath work encouraging fitness and flexibility. You will definitely see and feel the results in as little as 2 weeks.

- If it is your first ever Pilates class or you have any injuries please inform your teacher of injuries or pregnancy.

Barre

​Pilates Barre is a high intensity, low impact class.

 

It incorporates traditional dance movement with pilates using weights, therabands, chi balls, rings and a ballet barre. Pilates Barre uses interval training to help you get fast and effective results in losing weight, building strength and gaining muscle definition.

The barre is used as a prop to balance while doing exercises that focus on isometric strength training (holding your body still while you contract a specific set of muscles) combined with high reps of small range-of-motion movements. An energetic and great all over body workout where you will certainly feel the burn!!! Bring a towel and water as its going to get sweaty.
 
- Barre is one size fits all. Come along and take it at your own pace. ​

Core Sculpt

It’s a low-impact, full-body workout that aims to strengthen the core, tone the body, and lengthens the muscles.  It focuses on small movements that target those tiny muscles you never knew you had. 

A dance-inspired, music driven, stretch and strength with weights class. Channel your inner performer and rock your body with this modern- day fusion of yoga, Pilates and dance.

Core Sculpt is set to great music that will make it hard not to move and have fun! Leave your inhibitions at the door for this fat burning, full body workout that will leave you dripping with sweat and laughing the whole way through class, and smiling for hours afterwards. Burn, baby, burn!

Dynamic Yoga

"I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul." ~ by Rumi

Yoga is a holistic approach to bonding the body, mind and spirit suitable for all to enjoy. Practising Yoga will assist you to create a harmonious balance within yourself.

At Soul Centre Studio we train our instructors in - ‘Vinyasa’ Yoga- whilst incorporating our own unique blend and variations designed to  with focus on postures, alignment, breathing techniques and flow of movement. ​Our highly trained instructors will guide you through your yoga class with modifications and adaptations, helping you to develop fitness, flexibility, balance, and a mind and body connection. Aimed more for students that have been practising for 12 months are more

- If it is your first ever yoga class or you don't have a strong regular practice please attend a yoga beginners or Yoga Progressive class.

Yoga Beginners

“Do your practice and all is coming.” ~ Sri K Patthabi Jois

These classes break down the fundamentals of yoga asana (postures) and pranayama (breath work), and explore the benefits of (relaxation and meditation).

We will guide you through a series of postures, providing clear instruction and individual assistance so that you build a solid foundation for a strong practice. We focus on postural alignment, giving you a little more time in postures to master the basics.

Classes are layered to encourage your development and boost your confidence to try other yoga styles at the studio. This class is geared towards beginners, the returning student, individuals healing from injuries, and those seeking to deepen their knowledge and fine-tune their practice and evolve at your own pace.

Dynamic + Yin

”The rhythm of the body, the melody of the mind & the harmony of the soul create the symphony of life.” ~ B.K.S. Iyengar

Dynamic + Yin is a style that links breath and movement through a creative series of postures that balance strength and flexibility.

 

Each class is varied as we guide you through diverse and inspired sequences, allowing the teacher’s individual style to shine through. We maintain focus on alignment and awareness of the breath.

 

Vin / Yin is great for all levels and is a complementary practice to the more dynamic and invigorating yoga styles. It’s the perfect class to de-stress and nurture your body, mind and soul. leaving you feeling recharged and invigorated.

Yin

“Yoga does not remove us from the reality or responsibilities of everyday life but rather places our feet firmly and resolutely in the practical ground of experience. We don't transcend our lives; we return to the life we left behind in the hopes of something better.” ~ Donna Farhi

Yin consists of postures on the floor that are held for an extended period of time. Yin helps improve flexibility and uses longer rejuvenating holds to get beyond the muscle tissue into the connective tissue.

 

You will experience release as you work through areas of the body that habitually hold tension and stress. Yin uses various props to support and encourage the body to open and release muscular and emotional tightness. Yin is a superb complement to the flow Vinyasa yoga. 

 

You will leave feeling more open, content and incredibly relaxed. No prior yoga experience required.

50 Poses of Grey

"The success of yoga does not lie in the ability to perform postures but in how it positively changes the way we live our life and our relationships"  T.K.V. Desikachar


Yoga is not only safe for older practitioners, but also effective in keeping the mind and body in good health. 

 

Many seniors are searching for ways to improve their quality of life and remain active as they enter midlife and later years. A complete health system, yoga not only restores vitality to the body, but also expands the mind and soul.

 

Yoga transforms the years after 50 from a time of deterioration to one of increased perspective and illumination.  Beginning a yoga practice as an older adult can be intimidating, especially if you’re out of shape or working with health conditions. starting a gentle practice  can be an excellent way to stay active and lower stress levels. Yoga can have a number of benefits for people over 50, from healthy bones to flexibility to anxiety relief.

 

Ninety-four-year-old yogi Tao Porchon-Lynch swears by yoga as a way to maintain a positive attitude, relieve stress and age gracefully. Try to do yoga at least once per week. As you get more experienced, you might want to increase your yoga sessions. (Blondes & Brunettes  & MEN all welcome.)

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Detox (heated) Yoga

We use cutting-edge infrared heat, so your body gets the most out of your practice.With the use of INFRARED heat 30 - 33 degrees. You will be moving through a Vinyasa flow class, holding some postures, folds and detoxifying twists.

Expect to be challenged as you rinse out toxins from your body and mind. Infrared heat is unlike regular hot yoga studios, infrared heat actually has numerous therapeutic benefits. Infrared heat works by using your body’s own energy to heat the room as you move through your practice.

 

The heat emitted is absorbed deeply into your body, providing a therapeutic and detoxifying effect that helps strengthen the immune system and eliminate toxins. Infrared heat helps to remove toxins that are stored in the body, improves flexibility and joint mobility, promotes healing, increases circulation, improves skin tone and promotes weight loss. Combining the 5,000 year old healing practice of yoga and infrared heat are a perfect combination!

Bring a towel.