CLASS DESCRIPTIONS & REGISTRATION
Whether you are eager to get in the studio or happy with the virtual class environment OR want the luxury of choosing from both - there are Iyengar Yoga classes available in Central Arkansas for everyone's preference!
Yoga Is Self Care
Iyengar 101: Level 2, 2+ Blue Yoga Nyla
This class is a great choice for students looking to build a stronger foundation to their practice by focusing on body alignment. Students with injuries or stiffness are instructed how to adapt poses accordingly with the use of various props. In this class you will be doing a variety of poses that change from week to week including standings, abdominals, twists, gentle back bends, seated poses, and poses leading up to inversions. You will find this class challenging but in a safe, slow and methodical way.
For more information and registration, see Blue Yoga Nyla website/schedule of classes.
Blended Classes (Offered online & in-person)
Aligning With Yourself
*All classes at the Yoga Studio of Little Rock are now offered both in-person (with limited capacity) and online (via zoom). Click here for a full schedule & more details.
Saturdays 9 - 10:30 am - Iyengar Immersion: Level 2 - Yoga Studio of Little Rock
This faster paced class is offered both online and in-person and is taught in rotation between CIYT's Martha Richardson & Joy Wasson at the Yoga Studio of Little Rock. This is a great option once a foundation in standing poses is established and for those who want to build on and deepen their practice of asana and pranayama. The philosophy of yoga is weaved into each class. In-person studio space is limited to 10 people.
All students must be FULLY vaccinated.
Please register for your online class OR reserve your in-studio spot at least 30 minutes prior to class start time via text to 501-563-0677. Mtg password is provided after registration. Click here for more class info and pricing.
Zoom Mtg ID: 244 9066 396
This 1.5 hour class is centered around building the foundation of alignment in poses and preparing the mind and body for breath work and meditation. Sirsasana (head balance) and sarvangasana (shoulder stand) are introduced and each class follows a different sequence and family of poses. Registration for in-person or livestream is through the AYC website.
Yoga @ Home (Online-only classes)
The Joys of Yoga
Chair Yoga & Meditation Summer Series: Level 0 - (June - August, 2021) every Friday @ noon, 1 hour
Prolonged periods of stress can cause hypertension, muscle tightness, anxiety, depression, and other mental and physical problems. This class will explore poses prescribed for these common ailments. This is a great place for beginners and if you’re feeling overwhelmed, sluggish, or tense. This is an online only "pay what you can" class where the pace will be slow and the poses will be restorative in nature. Mindfulness meditation is introduced. Free for frontline workers and law enforcement/security personnel.
Register Here. Login information will be sent following registration.
Donations are gladly accepted and will go to help support yoga programming (& prop kits) for Hope Rises, a re-entry program for incarcerated women. Payments/donations can be made via Venmo (@JoyWasson), check (send email for mailing address), or on this website.
(Starting July, 2021) Yoga for Women: All levels - Monthly, 2nd Saturday of the month @ 2 - 3:30 pm
A woman’s life is characterized by unique and often challenging cycles and stages of life. In this monthly series, we will explore pose sequences best suited to practice during these various cycles including but not limited to menstruation, pregnancy, post-partum, and menopause. These sequences will study supported versions of many different poses therefore students will benefit from have the following props: 3-4 blankets, 2-4 blocks, 1-2 yoga straps/belts, a chair, and access to a wall or dining table. Prop kits are available for purchase here. Class payments can be made via Venmo (@JoyWasson), via check (send email for mailing address), or on this website.
Yoga For Your Team
Connect with colleagues, teammates, support group members, or group of friends through the practice of yoga.
By bringing yoga directly to you, group sessions are uniquely tailored to the needs and schedule of your group making this a great option for sports teams, company programs/training, or rehabilitation groups. The first session is $75 and pricing there after depends on frequency and number of students. This is a great cost savings and a way to try this out for your group.
Programs are outlined with the goals of the group in mind. Example programs developed have been yoga for Crossfit gyms, youth or adult sports teams, company wellness and/or training programs, and drug rehabilitation programs. Example areas of focus include addressing common injuries/ailments in sports, introduction to mindfulness and meditation, and/or practices suited for emotional stability and healing.