Yoga » Group Yoga Classes (in person and on-line)

The physical practices of Ashtanga Yoga are designed to keep the body healthy, stress free, and disease free. The practice focuses on using deep breathing techniques (removing stress) in synchronicity with our body movement. This moving and breathing creates health at a cellular level — by circulating blood, lymph, neurons, hormones, etc. to every cell in our body, while removing toxins that make cells mutate or sick the body becomes healthy and free of disease. Creating health from the “root” or from a cellular level is preventative medicine at its best! The postures internally cleanse the organs to keep us healthy, disease free, and functioning well. Once the body is free of disease and pain, we can begin our work on the deeper aspects of yoga.  We provide INDIVIDUALIZED instruction of the practice of yoga in a warm, safe, and encouraging atmosphere

BeFit Yoga in-person Group Classes at Mending Roots Wellness

Mending Roots Wellness Center is Located at: 2138 Market Street, Camp Hill.    717/850-7120
Click here for our schedule of class this month at Mending roots wellness.  http://mendingrootswellness.com/yoga/

How to Register for Classes? SHOW UP πŸ™‚  You can also pre-register online at http://mendingrootswellness.com/yoga/

Befit Yoga Classes at Mending Roots September and October, 2017
We will be having a modified schedule in September and October; MJ will be MIA for a while and Karen will be off until November with work responsibilities and traveling in September and October.

  • Overview (see more details below):
    Sundays 5:00p Led Primary – Sabrina
    Mondays 5:30-6:30p Vinyasa Asthanga Style with Chelsea
    Tuesdays 6:00-8:00 Mysore – Sabrina
    Thursdays at 6:00-8:00 Mysore with a very special guest teacher πŸ˜‰

Sabrina Kish will be offering our normal BeFit yoga classes:
Sundays 5:00 Led Primary.  If you are somewhat new to ashtanga yoga, this is the best class for you to try.
Tuesdays 6:00-8:00p Mysore.

Chelsea Parcels will be offering an ashtanga based vinyasa class especially for BeFit Yoga students. She is currently in training with me.
Mondays 5:30-6:30 September 11 through October 30th.  You must register for this class at : http://mendingrootswellness.com/yoga/ Click on Chelsea’s class on the calendar (Tuesdays at 5:30), it will take you to the registration screen.

A very special long time Befit Yoga student will be holding a Mysore class September 7 – October 26 β€” NO CLASS Oct. 19.
Thursdays 6:00

Please remember to double check this schedule each month http://mendingrootswellness.com/yoga/

Current Pricing at Mending Roots Wellness
10 class punch card $100
5 class punch card $60
1 month unlimited $120
3 month unlimited $275
12 month unlimited $980
Drop In $15
 
We have some other offerings for you too to help support you in your yoga journey as we rebuild:
I (Bobbi) am available online to offer support for your yoga practice β€” I will be offering online classes Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4:00p and 6:00p starting November 28.  Scroll down this page to “Group Yoga Classes Online“.
And remember you can contact me anytime with questions or if you need support on your yoga practice, here is my contact info: 717/443-1119 or bobbi@befityoga.com
 
I also have information on other teachers in our vicinity who have practiced or trained with me for many years.  They are familiar with my teaching style and approach and most of them will be very comfortable with you doing your mysore practice in their led classes; as always check first (and remember your Mysore in a led class etiquette).  Click this link for more information: A Yoga Community of Teachers πŸ™‚
 
Bobbi’s will resume teaching at Mending Roots Wellness May 1 – September 30, 2018.  This is the proposed schedule — If you have an opinion please let me know as I develop our 2018 program at Mending Roots Wellness. I would like to include Mysore style yoga classes along with one or two led classes each week, health coaching, and mini workshops before or after our classes πŸ™‚
 
Mondays:
4:00-8:00 Open Mysore
Wednesdays:
10:00am-1:00pm Open Mysore
Tuesdays and Thursdays:
4:00-5:30 Mysore
5:30 Led class — Primary on Tuesdays, Second series on Thursdays
 

Group Yoga Classes on-line

With our new technology we can now offer the savings and convenience of group classes virtually.  All that is needed is a smart phone or tablet or a computer with a camera.  Before the start of our sessions I will send you a link through zoom.us, when you click on it an app will download and viola! it will be like you just wanted into a yoga room, I will be there waiting for you.  You will have options to mute or stop your video during the classes.  This is a trial class at a discounted rate as I build my skills using an online video conferencing site.  Watch for more options coming soon!

Small Group On-Line Ashtanga Yoga Classes
Holiday Sessions:

Beginner – This class will be about an hour or slightly longer and will teach you the how to develop a personalized yoga practice.  The beginner dates
Tuesdays Nov. 28 – Dec. 19 4:00pm EST  – $40
    (Other times zones = 4:00 EST/3:00 CST/2:00p MST/1:00 PST/11:00 HST)
Thursdays Nov. 30 – Dec. 21 6:00pm EST – $40
     (Other time zones = 6:00 EST/5:00 CST/4:00 MST/3:00 PST/1:00 HST)
OR $75 for 2 days per week.

Day(s) :

Led Primary/Intermediate – These classes will alternate one week led primary / one week led second series with modifications and options where necessary. 
Tuesdays Nov. 28 – Dec. 19   – 6:00p EST $40.00
  
(Other times zones = 6:00 EST/5:00 CST/4:00 MST/3:00 PST/1:00 HST)
Thursdays Nov. 30 – Dec. 21 – 4:00 EST $40.00
  
(Other time zones – 4:00p EST/3:00 CST/2:00p MST/1:00 PST/11:00 HST)

$40 for one class per week
$75 for two classes per week

Day(s) :

Beginner? How to Start:

  • Beginners learn 1:1 initially with a teacher in mysore classes, by appointment. Please call or email Bobbi to make your appointment. 717/443-1119 or bobbi@befityoga.com
  • We also offer for beginners 6 or 8 week courses 2-3x per year. Please check here for the next Beginner course:  Next beginner course is online through our video conferencing zoom.us account.  Tuesdays at 4:00 and Thursdays at 6:00, registration link is above.
  • If you have some previous yoga experience some beginners may be ok to start in any of the led primary classes, this will give you an experience of the Ashtanga Yoga system, however some previous yoga experience is strongly recommended before you take these classes.
 

Class Descriptions

Classes last approx. 1 to 1-1/2 hours.
Teachers arrive at the studio approx. Β½ hour before each class, if you have any questions or concerns, or need help with a specific help please come early and talk with us!

Mysore – Teaching the ashtanga yoga individually to each person in class. In a Mysore class you are not cued through the class, you learn the practice slowly (one pose at a time) with 1-3 instructors present to assist you and teach you the next pose when you are ready β€” this is the best class to get individual attention during the class setting, it is the preferred form of practice! This is also the best way to learn β€” even as a beginner. When coming to a Mysore class as a beginner you learn slowly, a few poses each week. Do not be in a rush to learn the entire series but relish your short practices! For more information on practicing Mysore style please see the link below to our October 2013 topic of the month: https://www.befityoga.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/focus-of-the-month-10.13-pdf4.pdf

Open Mysore – Same as Mysore except teachers are here from 4:00-8:00pm just waiting for you to come and practice πŸ™‚ You can start your yoga anytime between 4:00-7:00, please be done and finished with rest pose by 8:00pm.

Led 1/2 Primary – You are cued or led through the first half of the primary series of ashtanga yoga. This class is appropriate for someone who has been learning the primary series in our mysore classes and are ready to experience the flow and breath counts, a “little lost sheep” returning to the practice from a hiatus, or someone who has experience in other forms of yoga or are athletic or physically active and want to get an overview of what the ashtanga practice is like.

Led Primary – Students are cued through the Primary Series of Ashtanga yoga, the primary series is known as yoga chikitsa, or yoga therapy; it is a series of poses designed to heal and detoxify our bodies while building strength and alignment. The class is appropriate for anyone who has learned primary series mysore style or who has a consistent practice.

Led Second – The Second series of Ashtanga yoga is known as nadi shodhana which means nerve cleansing. Second series focuses on back bending postures, deeper forward bending postures and some inversions; it is a counter balance to primary series. In Second series we purify the nervous system. After about one year of consistent practice most people are ready to learn the second series; this series is learned in a Mysore class — after you have learned the series in a Mysore class then Led Second is appropriate.

Beginners – Beginner’s learn individually with a teacher in any Mysore class. This is so we can individually adapt ashtanga yoga for each person. Initially you will make an appointment with a teacher; after a few weeks of working 1:1 with a teacher we will slowly teach you how to continue learning in the mysore classes, at this point will no longer need to make an appointment to come.

Yoga has many definitions, but the common element is self-awareness. Yoga practices are designed and intended to promote self-knowing, or the deepening of consciousness about who we are in relation to ourselves and the outside world. This allows us to live up to our full potential as a human being. By repeatedly connecting to ourselves via the body, breath, and mind we are practicing Yoga. We discover little by little, or in flashes of perception, Who we really are. This makes us capable of relating to the outer world in a way that reduces suffering for ourselves and others by allowing us to respond with Love and Acceptance.

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