Our inspiration is to share Yoga in ways that are meaningful to you energetically and spiritually. Kinfolk Yoga is also uniquely grounded in preventing yoga injuries so that you can continue your practice for the rest of your life – we approach yoga not from what’s trendy, but from what’s sacred and sustainable .
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Practice your way to better health. Yoga Basics provides a thorough understanding of the mechanics of technique and alignment. Classes are therapeutic. Designed for the beginner student to the more intermediate student desiring to develop a solid foundation.
EASY LIKE SUNDAY MORNING
Yep! Just like that Lionel Richie song, we've got some sweet sultry moves to sooth you into your Sunday morning. We're giving you a reason to wake up early(ish) to celebrate the day. This all-levels class incorporates delicious asana, transformative breath work, imaginative meditation experiences and restorative rest. Gather with your community to create potent circuities in the body, and settle in so to flourish for the week ahead!
Fire Flow Yoga is a step by step energizing sequence, synchronizing breath to movement, with awareness and focus on the navel center, activating the fire/heat of the body, in order to build strength,stability and willpower, in gradual stages for daily integration. With precision to still know when it’s time to slow down, turn inward, and meditate prior to completing a particular series of postures.
Combining the wisdom of mindful progression of biodynamics and energetics through various stages (vinyasa krama), students aim to arrive to an understanding for a specific attribute.Using techniques of Asana (posture/alignment), Pranayam (energy cultivation through breath work), Bandhas (energy locks), Mantras (sacred vibrations) and Dyana (meditation) in a methodological way, we align our selves to a deeper healing, personal evolution and a Higher Knowing. Level 2/3.
A dynamic flow class with an emphasis on standing poses and core strength, balanced with devotion. Intended for those who want to remove physical and emotional limitations and obstacles in their lives through dedicated practice. Challenging postures and breathing techniques will be explored, not recommended for beginners. Level 2
This class is designed for participants looking for modified, supported, gentle flow yoga yoga class. This class will be more basic in nature, postures will be more foundational with emphasis on breath, alignment, and unwinding tension. Typically classes will end with a few restorative postures. Appropriate for all ages and abilities.
On Sunday evening at Kinfolk, experience the beautiful bridge between the week past and the week anew. Experience yourself in suspension as you reflect and excite, absorb and release, wrap-up and re-inspire. It’s the week’s final sigh. Be here to feel it.
JourneYoga is a ritual of body, mind and spirit. Weaving together the ancients rivers of yoga and shamanism with joy and strength of expression. It is at once an intensely physical and internally focused practice. JourneYoga creates a sacred container for movement, meditation and meaning. Movement teaches you to love the skin you live in, calling your spirit back home again. Meditation brings you into connection with your higher self, your inner guru who knows best how to guide you. Meaning facilitates personal breakthroughs to open your heart and let your spirit come through, as you. JourneYoga begins with kryia and meditation, churns with vinyasa and a mandala of asana, then brings you to stillness with the sound of the drum to nourish you. It will take you on an adventure to where you find the sweetness of your soul's nectar.
Kundalini is the creative potential of the human being. Kundalini yoga is known as the "yoga of awareness". Sacred and thousands of years old, it is a science of angles and triangles. Kriyas, which are a specifically designed set of exercises to bring about an energetic effect, are taught in each class. These Kriyas were only taught Guru-to-student in India, until 1969 when Yogi Bhajan brought them to the U.S.
In addition to these Kriyas, Kundalini uses mantras and breathwork to affect the immune, nervous, endocrine and autonomic systems of the body, connecting us to our souls inner-radiance. This yoga is known for its healing benefits, since most pain comes from blocked energy in the body. Come experience the profound effects of Kundalini yoga for yourself and connect to your SAT NAM!
Kula Yoga is a creative full-spectrum approach to embodying the flow of yoga. These innovative classes are best for students seeking a yoga practice that enhances awareness, inner/outer strength, fluidity and movement meditation. Kula is the sanskrit word for community. With you in mind, each class offers a love of sequencing, poetry and the energetics needed for the class on any giving day. This class will offer options for both newer to yoga and experienced practitioners alike; please honor your experience as you test your edges in this class. In a nut shell: yoga with an emphasis on creativity + alignment. This class is best suited to intermediate/advanced students. Thursdays Level 2. Fridays 9am at Inner Path in Nevada City.
In Mindful Vinyasa, the goal is to create a practice that utilizes the components of Vinyasa yoga class while flowing with more awareness. In Mindful Vinyasa there is time to slow down, tune inward, and hold the space of each posture. Additionally, mindfulness will come into play as there will be a focus on maintaining proper alignment throughout each asana.
When the going gets tough, yoga. That’s our mantra this winterishly spring time—and this flow is proof that deep breaths and a little movement can work wonders on your energy levels. The class is meant to wake you up, and help you find your center; so you finish your practice calmer than before, but also invigorated. The routine will also help you feel more connected to yourself, calm the mind while energizing the body.
This style relies much more on synchronized breathing with each movement to produce beautiful, flowing patterns of motion and energy. This powerful, energetic, playful flowing class has a strong emphasis on breath and allows beginners, intermediate and advanced students to be challenged in the same class. One Hour class.
Restorative Yoga is a series of supportive poses that allows your body to renew and heal. It is slow, deeply nurturing and suitable for all ages and abilities. With the aid of props, soothing music, guided meditation and long, comfortable holds you are allowing for a gentle opening in the body. A consistent practice of restorative yoga will make your body less vulnerable to stress-related illnesses and help you achieve optimal health. This practice aims to balance the nervous system, and achieve deep relaxation. Come shed the stresses of daily life and discover a more relaxed you.
"Ah I feel like a little kid, that was a much needed yoga nap." - Leanne
As the names says, RISEnSHINE! These 7:30am hour classes are a great way to start your day. When your schedule only allows 60 minutes it's a perfect yoga class for balancing life's demands, while taking some "you" time. The sequences are shorter, but features alignment based sequences of asanas, breath work, and still with a moment to absorb and rest in savasana.
A jump start to begin the day, this morning flow class promotes strength and flexibility to help the body release in a restorative way. This flowing style yoga class is slower paced. Focuses on classic postures and correct alignment in the body. Practice with a renewed sense of focus and commitment. Centered in stillness, you will leave feeling relaxed and ready to start your day.
A COMPLETE approach to Hatha Yoga that emphasizes the principles of wise sequencing (Vinyasa Krama), remembering of our essence (Smarana) and the manifestation of our own radiance of being (Tejas). ParaYoga is a powerful practice that works on shaping and harnessing vital energy through movement, breath, and mantra. It is a classically heated practice that warms you up from the inside out to create a brighter, more balanced practice. ParaYoga also weaves ancient yogic philosophies into a modern asana practice, so that you empower yourself to take these life changing discoveries into your daily life. ParaYoga elevates your experience of what Yoga really is. Tuesdays level 1/2. Thursdays level 2/3.
This class is taught with a particular flavor that each teacher brings to it. Vinyasa classes have the intention to build strength and stamina in the body and mind and strikes a balance between flowing movements and longer holds. Postures are linked with the breath facilitate opening and release by working at their own pace. Foster a deeper connection to your inner wisdom through attention to sensation and alignment. Explore your edge, and open your hips and heart!
Serving up a sweet and savory practice. A class to feast on alignment, playfulness, and poetry. A brunch to celebrate you. Indulge with extra time to sleep in, leisurely arrive with no waiting lines and leave full, happy, and nourished. No reservations required;) A perfect weekend yoga class for all levels.
Often referred as "Yogic Sleep" this is a 4000 year old guided mediation technique that leads to a deep and exquisite state of rest where the body and mind can restore and rejuvenate. Yoga Nidra involves a sequence of deeply relaxing restorative postures, followed by guided mediation designed to balance, calm, and repair. The experience moves through the conscious mind into the sub-conscious to affect positive change and healing through deep relaxation, resolve, and meditation.