Yoga Classes at the Yoga Loft

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 Chair Yoga Classes

Not everyone can get up and down off the floor easily making traditional yoga classes difficult. With the help of a chair anyone can practice yoga with the same benefits of increased circulation, balance, flexibility, mobility and strength. Chair Yoga is recommended for those with arthritis, osteoporosis, cancer recovery, carpal tunnel syndrome, chronic fatigue syndrome, multiple sclerosis, post-op rehabilitation, and others with limited mobility.

Community Classes

Corporate Yoga Classes 

Dynamic Vinyasa Yoga Classes

Hatha Yoga Classes

Hatha is a mindful and meditative approach to opening the body with softness. Its  designed to give you time to slow down, build an awareness of body and mind, connecting both aspects. A session includes meditation, pranayama (breathing exercise) and asana (poses). The classes classes are beginner friendly, all levels welcome.

Hot Yoga Classes

The classes consist of 26+ poses, breathing exercises and savasana, in a room heated to 38/40C.

*All levels welcome. This is a great class for beginners

Benefits of Hot Yoga:

  • It’s cleansing – all that stretching gets your blood flowing, which releases toxins and helps you feel energised. It leaves your skin softer and glowing.

  • It makes you more flexible – the heat loosens up the muscles, making it easier to complete the moves.

  • It’s open to everyone. Classes are open to beginners and seasoned stretchers, young and old, men and women. That means there’s always a good mix.

  • It can boost your immunity. Studies have shown that the postures used in hot yoga, alongside the blistering heat, assist in stimulating the thymus gland – the part of the body which improves the proper functioning of your immune system.

  • It can heal your injury

  • Improve you sleep – Heat relaxes muscle and induces sleepiness, so it’s not surprising that hot yoga could help improve sleep.

  • Throw Fat on the Fire – People doing hot yoga have been shown to experience weight loss. The body’s elevated temperature boosts its energy consumption, causing it to use as much as 10 to 40 percent more energy.

 Iyengar Yoga Classes

Iyengar yoga is characterised by precision and alignment in the execution of the postures (asanas), sequencing of the asanas towards a desired result,timing in the length of time the asanas are held for maximum benefit, and the use of props if required to help a student gain the maximum benefit from each asana. Iyengar yoga concentrates on postural alignment and body awareness. This is not just for the alignment of one body part with another, but also for the proper functioning of the human being. If the body is aligned with precision then the breath is aligned with the same precision. If the breath is balanced then the mind, emotions and senses become balanced.

Kids Yoga Classes

4-7y; 7-12y (teenage upon request)

Children derive enormous benefits from yoga. Physically, it enhances their flexibility, strength, coordination, and body awareness. In addition, their concentration and sense of calmness and relaxation improves. Doing yoga, children exercise, play, connect more deeply with the inner self, and develop an intimate relationship with the natural world that surrounds them. Yoga brings that marvellous inner light that all children have to the surface. Yoga and mindfulness have been shown to improve both physical and mental health in school-age children (ages 6 to 12). Yoga improves balance, strength, endurance, and aerobic capacity in children. Yoga and mindfulness offer psychological benefits for children as well. A growing body of research has already shown that yoga can improve focus, memory, self-esteem, academic performance, and classroom behaviour, and can even reduce anxiety and stress in children.

 Pilates Classes

 Pregnancy Yoga Classes

 Private Yoga Classes

 Private Group Yoga Classes

Restorative Yoga Classes

This candlelight class focuses on poses that promote relaxation, restoration and rejuvenation. Restorative poses help relieve the effects of chronic stress, including weakness and fatigue brought on by our daily fast paced activities. The poses are supported by props and held for 5 minutes or more.

 Rocket Yoga Classes

Rocket is a cross between ashtanga and vinyasa, and is noted as the original ‘power yoga’. Developed by Larry Schultz in 1980's  San Francisco, this style is expected to keep you moving faster and more fluidly than a typical yoga class. While you might miss a few of the sequences in the first sessions, we know you will catch on by the third or fourth.