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Class Descriptions

Unfolding Light is a studio for you to enjoy and develop the freedom of movement to enhance your life.

At Unfolding Light, we offer many styles of movement.

YOGA

Yoga is a spiritual and ascetic discipline from the Asian sub continent, developed over many centuries. Today, yoga coordinates a number features including breath control or pranayama, meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures. Yogic practice also includes ethics and values which influence our lives, increasing self-direction and equanimity. Yoga is widely practised for health and relaxation, and is accessible to everybody.

 

  • Chair Yoga: accessible yoga from a chair or seated position
  • Restorative Yoga: practise using props so you can relax – restorative poses include gentle twists; back extension and seated forward folds
  • Strong Yoga: a strong practice for experienced practitioners
  • Gentle Yoga: a relaxing and gentle approach to yoga
  • Yoga Beat: free form yoga. Strong, varied and focussed
  • Yoga Melt Circuit: focus your energies, drive up your strength/mobility, ignite calories
  • Bro-gi: yoga for beginners
  • Hatha Yogastrengthening and lengthening poses to improve strength and mobility
  • Vinyasa Yoga: focus inward, synchronise breath and movement – options ensure everyone can fully participate
  • All Levels Yoga: a general class for practioners, beginners to advanced
  • Meditation: introspective, working towards equanimity and self direction
  • Pranayama Yoga: breath practices to enhance not only yoga and other forms of movement, but also our daily off-the-mat routine and life
  • Core Yoga: balancing the muscles that keep us upright and stable

PILATES

Pilates is a form of strength and flexibility training accessible to everyone, especially those with limited movement or with specific access needs. Pilates promotes a feeling of physical and mental well-being, and also develops inner physical awareness. Pilates is also helpful in injury prevention and rehabilitation; improving posture, increasing flexibility, circulation, and balance.

 

YOGA / PILATES PT

 

  • 1 to 1, or 1 to 2 (couples) or small group training in yoga and pilates.  By appointment.

TAI CHI

Tai Chi incorporates slow and quick martial arts movements and provides the opportunity to acquire better flexibility, maintain great balance, and experience improvements in both your physical and psychological wellbeing.

 

  • 1-health Tai Chi and Wushu: Tai Chi is a Chinese martial art practiced for health benefits, stress management, longetivity and self defence

FUNCTIONAL MOVEMENT

A series of exercises and movements to bring awareness to how we move, what we strengthen and stretch, and understanding the benefits of stretching. In bringing balance to our bodies and minds, we start to move and play in more easeful and efficient ways.

 

  • Form + Function: Designed for you to warm up thoroughly before heading into a stretching adventure. You’ll learn to appreciate and go to your edge, how to control your muscle movement, how to love strengthening and stretching.

DANCE

A time to explore your body through a number of different forms and styles. From simple and fun movements, to fun choreography, to learning new and exciting forms of dance – while having a laugh.  By appointment.

 

  • Jetez: French for leap (with joy, with life). Prepare to dance, discover movement, joy and freedom