Intro to Yoga*
This class is for people who are new to yoga and those looking to deepen their practice. You will learn the names and proper alignment of the basic postures used in your weekly yoga classes. Understanding breathing techniques and their benefits will be practiced and discussed. Advanced registration is required to insure we spend adequate time with each student. Class fee includes your own personal yoga mat for you to take home. Please wear comfortable clothing with no buttons, zippers or belts so that you may move freely.
Beginner Yoga In
the beginner class you will learn fundamentals of yoga postures
that will result in greater flexibility, body awareness and strength.
Basic asanas (postures) and pranayama (breathing) will be taught to
in relieving stress and tension in both the body and the mind. Through
regular attendance students tend to experience greater flexibility,
improved circulation, reduced pain in muscles and joints, and a sense of
relaxation that carries into other areas of their lives. The postures
will consist of standing, seated, and supine positions.
All Levels Yoga This class can accommodate all practitioners from beginner to advanced. While basic postures are taught modifications are given to increase or decrease the level of challenge. You will experience postures that flow together as well as execute static postures to correct form, alignment and breath. This class addresses the entire body leaving you feeling a deeper connection between yourself physically and mentally.
Power Yoga I
For students who have a basic knowledge of yoga postures and breathing
techniques. You can expect to increase your physical strength and
endurance by holding poses longer and deepening your awareness of breath
and mental activity. Great for active people who want to enhance
their lifestyle with the benefits of strength, flexibility and reduced
injuries. Please bring a towel and water bottle.
Heated Power Yoga II
Expect to work up a sweat with this powerful yoga class practiced in a
heated room (85-90⁰) that uses deep core work and basic to advanced
standing postures to heat up the hips, lower back and shoulder muscles.
You will hold standing postures longer than a Power I class and repeat
postures to increase mobility. After the body is open, you can expect
to practice the higher level yoga postures such as arm balances, back
bends and inversions.
This class begins your yoga experience of Vinyasa Yoga; linking postures
together by using your breath as a guide for tempo and rhythm. Based
on an Ashtanga style yoga class breath is a major part of this practice
as you flow from one posture to the next. Basic Sun Salutations will
be used to warm up the muscles and joints and act to keep the body
heated between postures that can be held up to 5 to 8 breaths. You can
expect to enhance circulation, flexibility, concentration and endurance.
This will be followed by simple to complex postures that build
strength, balance, and increase range of motion. You will cool down
will consist of hip openers, forward bends and twists before final
Easily reduce stress and tension in your body with this slow moving class that deeply stretches common problem areas such as low back, hips and shoulders. We will encourage deep breathing and mindfulness reflection towards sensations in the body. You will do various postures that are supine, prone, on your hands and knees or side-lying.
Deep Restorative Yoga
This therapeutic style of yoga is often called "Active Relaxation" which uses props to support the body while keeping it active with minimal movement in a relaxed, meditative state. These poses are used to trigger the parasympathetic nervous system, which is responsible for balancing the body. The postures are specifically designed for when you are feeling fatigued, weak, stressed from daily life or when you just want to experience stillness. They are equally beneficial to alleviate depression, reduce chronic pain, migraines and the symptoms of insomnia, asthma and to help recover from childbirth.
Mat Pilates I
Reduce back pain, increase range of motion and develop a strong core by using the pilates principles of Breathing, Control, Concentration, Flow, Precision, and Stabilization. This class will teach you fundamental pilates exercises that when done correctly will reshape your body, enhance your posture and have a profound effect on your energy levels. All exercises are done on a mat and small props will be used.
Mat Pilates II
This class combines toning and agility exercises with the pilates principles to give you the core strength, stability and chisel you've been looking for. Using light weights, therabands and innovation, you will find yourself challenged in new and exciting ways as your body gets the jump start it needs.
Fuller Yoga™ Fuller Yoga is our signature class that will energize your
yoga practice by exploring non-traditional transitions between postures. Fuller Yoga is practiced on The Fuller Mat, a 6ft diameter mat that
creates the personal space for all to feel protected and safe. Thus creating new possibilities for movement and organic physical expression. The
circular design allows for maximum movement and creative sequences.
Fuller Yoga focuses on spinal
flexibility, axial elongation, contraction, expansion, breath, length
and organic movement. Classes are offered to individuals that have been consistently
practicing yoga for 6 or more months. Due to space limitations this
class is subject to a higher fee structure.
Fuller Barre™ A combination of Pilates, Yoga and Ballet moves, this
workout will help you sculpt, tone and strengthen your muscles, as well as give your
heart rate a workout.Set to upbeat
music, Fuller Barre will take you through a sequence that includes cardio,
upper-body exercises using weight/resistance, ballet barre/floor exercises that
work all part of the legs/thighs/hips, and core work throughout.You will feel this in your muscles, but not
in your joints.No previous dance
Om For Life™
A FREE weekly yoga class for cancer patients and
survivors brought to you by Fuller Yoga and CT Challenge.
This class combines both easeful stretching with moderate strengthening postures to help increase blood flow, reduce stress and anxiety, and create general muscle tone, bone strength and flexibility.
You will be learning and practicing classical yoga postures with an emphasis on alignment and deep breathing and all postures can be modified or made more challenging depending on each
Whether you are in remission or currently undergoing treatment, take this opportunity to support your mental, emotional and physical needs through the mindful practice of yoga.
Come every week!
Drop Ins and Beginner's Welcome!
High Intensity Interval Training. The workout that keeps on working! This is a 30 minute, non-choreographed, body weight only interval training. In this class you go all--out; one hundred percent effort through quick intense burtsts of exercise, followed by short sometimes active recovery periods. This class will get your heart rate up, burn more fat in less time, increase your metabolism, and improve endurance and muscular fitness! All levels welcome, modifications and variations for all exercises because
everyone works to their own level of maximum exertion.
An exciting and versatile class that combines isolations, classic aerobic
moves, and a contemporary barre workout with advanced
pilates exercises. You can expect to start with 25 minutes of cardio,
followed by sculpting and toning moves combined with advanced pilates techniques. You will end the
class challenging your balance and coordination with simple and fun movement that takes a strong core to execute. Pilates ring, theraband, small weights and a ball are
creatively incorporated to keep you stimulated and challenged.
Mother and Daughter Yoga
Fuller Yoga has designed a dedicated class just for you and your
girl(s). Take an afternoon to put down the cell phone and turn off
Facebook and deepen the mother-daughter bond before they enter
adulthood. Spend an afternoon enjoying quality time with your daughter
(s) by learning yoga postures and breathing techniques together that can
help both of you when challenges arise. This workshop will enhance
communication skills and deepen your trust for each other in a
fun-filled and enjoyable way through playful yoga sequences that involve
strength balance and mutual support. This is an All Levels workshop for
mothers and daughters ages 8 and up.2nd Saturday of the month.
Fuller Yoga Pilates and Massage
2450 Main St.
Glastonbury, CT 06033