Yoga Program Descriptions

Descriptions below outline the Yoga classes offered at Gleneagles Community Centre and West Vancouver Community Centre.

Beginner Yoga

Experience the benefits of practicing yoga in this safe and welcoming class. We will focus on basic postures and principles of alignment and breathing.

Hatha Yoga

Hatha Yoga balances the mind and body through a combination of classical postures and breathing techniques. Improve balance and flexibility while clearing and relaxing the mind. All levels welcome.

Hatha Chill Yoga

This class balances the mind and body through a combination of gentle Hatha sequences, quietly held restorative poses and breath work to help relax your mind and settle you in to the evening. 

Flow Yoga

A moderately-paced flow class to help you feel centred, focused, and restored. Postures encourage alignment, flexibility and gentle movement. Suitable for people looking for a well-rounded flow class. Modifications and options are provided.

Yoga Boot Camp

Combine the best of yoga, core work and intensity interval sequences to help balance your mind and inspire your overall well being! Get ready for challenging workouts! Advance your yoga practice, fire up your metabolism, and bring your body and health to a whole new level.

Zen Express

This 45 minute express class focuses on balance, strength, flexibility and breath. Quiet your mind and rejuvenate your body. All levels welcome.

Power Flow

Based on Ashtanga Yoga, this energetic class combines classical yoga poses into a fluid sequence. Postures encourage alignment, flexibility, strength and endurance. This class is geared towards anyone who has a foundation in yoga and is looking for a faster-paced class. Modifications and options are provided.

Restorative Yoga

A gentle approach to restore body, mind and spirit. Learn breathing techniques to relieve stress while practicing restorative yoga poses. Props may be used to support the body and encourage relaxation. Participants are encouraged to bring a blanket/pillow. Perfect for less flexible students or those with injuries.

Restorative Flow and Reflection

A combination of gentle Hatha and relaxing restorative postures, restorative flow yoga is a slow paced gentle movement class that relaxes and refreshes the body. This class is 90 minutes long and concludes with a 15 minutes guided meditation.

Yin Yang Yoga

Experience a perfect balance of strength and flexibility. Class instills a sense of energy and peace by beginning with a Yang practice, 40 minute of Vinyasa Flow Yoga to invigorate and strengthen the body and finishing with a Yin practice, 35 minute of slow, long-hold, deep stretching postures. All levels welcome.

Yin Yoga

Yin Yoga uses longer held floor postures to stretch, relax, and stimulate the deep connective tissues of the body. This gentle practice will increase your flexibility, open your hips, lower back and shoulders and will enhance your overall sense of well-being.