Yoga Class Descriptions – Saratoga Springs, NY
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Beginners: Little to no experience on a regular basis: 1) in a class environment 2) with specific movements related to a yoga practice 3) knowledge of strength training 4) knowledge of stretching the muscles. As a beginner you may already participate in other movement oriented practices that mitigates your experience.
Level 1 students usually have had some formal training such as a beginners yoga series, and attend a regular weekly practice for a least 6 months. They are knowledgeable about basic Hatha yoga poses to increase strength and flexibility.
Level 2 students have had a regular weekly practice for at least 2 years. Who understand the basic Hatha yoga postures and have the ability to go deeper into each pose while strengthening and finding flexibility in their muscle and joints.
Level 3 students have had a regular weekly practice for a minimum of 5 years with a deeper understanding of Hatha yoga poses with a noticeable increase in strength and flexibility.
Level 4 students have a regular daily practice for 10 years or more. They have experienced many different styles of yoga that have challenged mind and body. Level 4 practitioners have attained a level of strength and flexibility commensurate with their experience. This experience has allowed the exploration of more difficult or challenging poses that they are able to hold for many breaths.
Align your spine is one of many classes offered to private students and or groups
Poses are instructed with particular attention to the low back (lumber and sacrum) plus the lumbar/sacrum’s relationship your hips joints.
This class is suitable for all levels. Basic knowledge of traditional seated & standing poses is helpful, but not necessary. Each pose can be refined to suit your spine.
Taught by Susan Cuda