classes

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Our studio offers a variety of creative alignment based classes with the majority of offerings appropriate for all-levels from beginner to long-time student. At FORM we encourage our teachers to be dynamic in their teaching so each class will be a different experience for both student and teacher.  What you will find is an array of attentive and flexible (pardon our pun) teachers who will guide you into a playful and fun practice. Beginners to a yoga practice may want to check out our WTFaq for answers to our most commonly asked questions.

Our current offerings: Note classes are listed below from the most accessible and beginner friendly to the more physically challenging and intense. If you have any questions on accessibility please email us at yogareFORMers at gmail dot com. 

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YinFORM

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DEEP PASSIVE YIN YOGA STRETCH CLASS THAT IS CREATED TO OPEN THE LESS MALLEABLE AREAS OF THE HIPS, PELVIS, AND LOWER SPINE. Yin Yoga (or often called Ying Yoga) is the perfect complement to the dynamic and muscular  and more active “yang” styles of yoga that emphasize internal heat, and the lengthening and contracting of our muscles. This class focus mainly on seated poses that have longer holds of several minutes that will allow the muscles to relax and stretch deeper. This style of yoga targets the connective tissues that encase your muscles and your joints which provide elasticity, plasticity and longevity for your yang practice and through regular practice, will greatly increase range of motion and joint mobility. After you have experienced Yin, even just once, you will realize that your Yang asanas are one half of your practice, hence the Yin & the Yang balance. Perfect for those looking for a deep stretch class, this is very beginner friendly and is suitable for all levels. For optimal comfort dress in layers and feel free to bring a pair of socks to keep your feet warm.

Thursday 10:00AM 75 Minute Class w/ Maria Cadena

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Recharge & Restore (R&R)

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FIND SOME HUMP-DAY HARMONY WITH THIS MID WEEK CLASS DESIGNED TO RESTORE AND RESET (R&R). Over-worked, over-stressed, over-tired? Then this class is for you. Get chill on your mat with this relaxing, meditative and gentle asana (posture) class structured around moving your body slowly and mindfully. We begin with a sweet slowly flowing sequence designed specifically to cultivate presence and meditative awareness. Wind down with some deep forward bends and stress releasing and restorative stretches as you work into guided pranayama (breath work ). Prepare to go inward through the 30 minute guided meditation complete with aromatherapy. Experience the incredible benefits of this practice, including stress relief and relaxation, better focus and clarity. This nourishing and relaxing class is suitable for all levels from beginners to more advanced yogis. 

Wednesday 6:00PM 75 Minute Class w/ Jessica Quagliata 

 

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Easy Like Sunday Morning 
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THIS BEGINNER FRIENDLY CLASS MIXES THE GENTLE, RELAXED FLUID QUALITIES OF A SLOW VINYASA WITH A HINT OF YIN TO EFFECTIVELY STRETCH AND BALANCE THE BODY. Just like the Lionel Richie song, this class is chill, even more chill than a Sunday morning on the couch.  Move into the gently flowing asanas with a perfect  balance of both effort and ease as you move and breathe. This sweet class will give you a hefty dose of deep stretching both in the strengthening poses and with a hint of  seated yin poses. Sweet moves aired with sweet grooves, this class delivers the restoration and reFORM you need. Unlike Sunday morning this class is now offered twice per week. Perfect for beginners, open to all levels and especially great for  athletes who need a DEEP stretch.

Thursday 6:30PM 75 Minute Class w/ Maria Cadena 

Sunday 11:30AM 75 Minute Class w/ Maria Cadena

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BACK to Basics

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THIS SLOW PACED, BEGINNER FRIENDLY CLASS EMPHASIZES POSTURES THAT CAN PROVIDE RELIEF FOR PEOPLE WITH BACK PAIN, STIFFNESS OR DISCOMFORT.  If you suffer from low back discomfort, restless leg syndrome,  sciatica, or even chronic tension headaches this may be the perfect class for you. BACK to Basics utilizes postures and movements designed to instill optimal pelvis, hip and spinal alignment while increasing flexibility, mobility and  muscle development in an effort to reduce chronic pain and discomfort. Breath work and gentle stretching of the muscles will be used to leave you feeling relaxed and ready to get BACK into the world. This class is very beginner friendly and is open to all levels.
*BACK to Basics is not intended to take the place of medical treatment. People with serious or complicated spinal injuries or disorders should seek appropriate medical advice before taking this class.
Tuesday 8:00PM 75 Minute Class  w/ Ed Daniel 
Saturday 11:30AM 75 Minute Class w/ Ed Daniel
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 Slow & Steady

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SLOW & STEADY WINS THE RACE. THIS BEGINNER FRIENDLY CLASS WILL CONNECT YOU TO YOUR BREATH AND YOUR INTENTION. Just like the name suggests, this slower paced class will introduce most common vinyasa postures with a focus on proper alignment, increasing flexibility and gaining whole body strength. Safely learn proper technique to safely learn the poses in the  “vinyasa” sequencing of  chaturanga, cobra, upward facing dog, and downward facing dog. The class will work the entire body with an assortment of postures to balance the body from the head to the toes as the class progresses towards complete relaxation of the mind and body. This all levels class is perfect for those who are new to yoga, recovering from injuries, or anyone looking to slow down and deepen their yoga practice. This class is  very beginner friendly and is open to all levels.

Monday 6:00PM 75 Minute Class w/ Jessica Quagliata

Thursday 12:00PM 60 Minute Class w/ Angela Beaver

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Low Flow
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LOW FLOW IS THE ALTERNATIVE TO OUR SIGNATURE VINYASA CLASSES WITH LESS VINYASA AND A FOCUS ON EXPLORING MORE STATIC STRENGTH THROUGH STANDING POSES. This class eliminates the repetitive flow that most vinyasa classes feature between chaturanga, upward facing dog, and downward facing dog, traditionally called a “vinyasa”. This class is perfect for those recovering from neck, shoulder, and wrist issues or those beginning yoga who have less upper body strength or those who have a chronic conditions that makes vinyasa sequences challenging (such a carpel tunnel, arthritis, etc). In this class you can expect very few vinyasas but still a great workout. This option will focus more on standing, seated, and core strengthening poses with a healthy dose of balancing poses and deep stretches. This class is beginner friendly and is open to all levels.

 Tuesday 7:00AM 60 Minute Class w/ Yochai Weiss 

Thursday 7:00AM 60 Minute Class w/ Yochai Weiss 
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 Upper Body ReFORM 
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RELEASE THE WEIGHT OF THE WORLD OFF YOUR SHOULDERS WITH THIS UNIQUE CLASS SPECIFICALLY GEARED TOWARDS FREEDOM OF THE SHOULDERS, CHEST, UPPER BACK AND NECK. This moderately paced and energetically balanced class will warm you up and grant you more mobility as you explore deep stretches of the neck, shoulders and chest. This class is specifically designed to create more range of motion, strength, and flexibility in the upper body and is perfect for those who may experience chronic upper body tension (including headaches, neck and upper back discomfort).  From beginners to advanced practitioners this class is suitable for all, we guarantee your upper body will thank you.

Tuesday 6:30PM  60 Minute Class w/ Gabrielle Miotto

Friday 12:00PM 60 Minute Class w/ Jessie Fletcher

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Flowing Form

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A MORE PLAYFUL AND FLOWING CLASS. This flowing vinyasa practice is all about the connection of the breath and asanas(poses). As we consciously move with our breath the body begins to open more expansively and effectively. The basic foundations and alignment of the pose will be taught with many opportunities to move deeper.  This class will build strength (and burn TONS of calories). This all levels flow class is a good  progression for beginners in that the class may be lighter on the number of vinyasas. You may begin to learn to execute basic arm balance poses such as bakasana (crow) and basic inversions such as tripod headstand but modifications will always be offered. This class may be challenging for the beginner but it’s open to all levels.

Monday 12PM 60 Minute Class w/ Angela Beaver

Tuesday 12:00PM 60 Minute Class w/ Yochai Weiss 

Wednesday 8:15AM 60 Minute Class w/ Mandy Roberts

 Happy Hour

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MOVE A STEP BEYOND THE BASIC FLOWING FORM CLASS IN THIS PLAYFUL EXPLORATION OF POSTURES. Enjoy the challenges of learning new postures, arm balances and inversions all while moving and breathing to the beat of the music. This class will keep you on your toes meshing creative sequencing linking asana and breath. This class may include more challenging sequences and may explore some intermediate arm balances and inversions. Expect to sweat, burn calories, and most importantly to have fun! This class may be challenging to the beginner but is open to all levels. Bring a good attitude and a willingness to learn to the mat.

Monday 7:30PM 60 Minute Class w/ Mandy Roberts (Happy Hour + WINE)

Friday 8:15AM 60 Minute Class w/ Mandy Roberts

Saturday 10:00AM 60 Minute Class w/ Mandy Roberts

Happy Hour + WINE

COMMUNITY. YOGA. WINE. NEED WE SAY MORE? Do you dread Mondays? Retrain your brain to welcome the beginning of the work week with open arms! Our signature Happy Hour vinyasa class with the added bonus of wine, now EVERY Monday night! Come move and groove to the beat of the music, working hard, building total body strength in preparation to open the body effectively as we hold our long, deep stretches. After class make some new friends and catch up with old friends as we finish the evening with community and wine. At FORM {yoga} we like to give you something to look forward to each week. This class may be challenging for the beginner, but is open to all levels. Wine donations are always welcome.

7:30PM 60 Minute Class w/ Mandy Roberts

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 Use the Force
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CHALLENGE YOUR PRACTICE AS WE EXPLORE SOME JEDI-MIND TRICKS….JUST KIDDING (KINDA). A more challenging and energizing practice, this strengthening class is for students looking to explore and expand their practice. In this class we will build upon our best alignment to explore some of the more advanced postures of yoga. This class is vinyasa-based and may include short tutorials (aka Jedi mind-trick tutorials) on arm balances, inversions, deep backbends, and other gravity defying postures. The class will also include modifications and a range of options for students to work towards these postures at their current level.  You will burn calories (tons of them). You will sweat. You will work your core. You will challenge yourself.  You will transFORM your practice. Please bring a strong understanding of the fundamentals of the asanas and unpack your humility as you will experience a more intense and challenging practice.  Bring water and a small towel to soak up the sweat. A regular vinyasa yoga practice recommended but not required.

Monday 8:15AM 60 Minute Class  / Mandy Roberts

Tuesday 10:00AM 75 Minute Class w/ Maria Cadena 

Wednesday 12:00PM 60 Minute Class w/ Mandy Roberts

Thursday 8PM 75 Minute Class w/ Maria Cadena 

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 Face Down Asana Up

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WORK HARD AND PLAY HARD IN THIS FAST PACED, FUN AND SWEATY CLASS!  This class format will keep you moving and grooving to the beat of the music all while building up a deep sweat and working our core muscle groups (great ass, anyone?). We will use our Jedi-mind tricks that we learned in Use The Force (see above) and our best FORM to work and play. We will increase our heart rate and burn calories as we flow through vinyasas then hold our strengthening poses while our muscles feel the burn. Like the name implies this class ain’t too serious, but we will explore and play with arm balances, inversions, arm balance transitions, deep backbends, and other challenging postures. Bring a friend and come prepared to challenge your mind and your body and have fun while doing it. The last portion of the class is dedicated to DEEP stretching followed by a sweet, long Savasana. Leave your limitations at the door and bring water and a towel to soak up the sweat. At least 3 months of solid yoga practice recommended but not required.

Wednesday 7:30PM 75 Minute Class w/ Mandy Roberts

Sunday 10:00AM 75 Minute Class w/ Mandy Roberts

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