The physical practices of 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 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 🙂 You can also pre-register online at http://mendingrootswellness.com/yoga/ (October through April). May 1 – September 30, 2018 online registration is below.
Befit Yoga Classes at Mending Roots through April (modified schedule):
- Sundays 5:00p Led Primary – Sabrina
- Mondays 5:00-6:00 vinyasa flow Ashtanga Style – Chelsea
- Tuesdays 6:00-8:00 Mysore – Sabrina
Please remember to double check this schedule each month http://mendingrootswellness.com/yoga/
Bobbi will resume teaching yoga at Mending Roots Wellness May 1 – September 30, 2018
Registrations for Bobbi’s classes are taken by Bobbi and through this site. Below is our full schedule of class May 1 – Sept. 30:
5:30 Led Primary
4:00-8:00 Open Mysore
Sundays 5:00 Led Primary with Sabrina will be ongoing.
Costs — all memberships are May 1 – September 30, 2018 Only:
Drop In – $20
10 class Punch card – $100.00
1 month $120.00
3 months $275
5 months (May 1 – Sept. 30 ONLY) – $400
Pro-rating and other registrations options available, if you are interested please contact Bobbi 717/443-1119.
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 email@example.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 titled “Develoing a Home Practice”.
- 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.
Classes last approx. 1 to 1-1/2 hours.
Teachers arrive at the studio approx. ½ 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 — 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 — 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 🙂 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.