1339706256099485 Yoga Pulse Studio | Classes & Schedule

Class Descriptions 

     All of our classes are 60 minutes (excluding: Ashtanga Yoga, a 90 minute class) and our yoga teachers are trained to provide ALL Levels classes, ALL The Time. We are a Hatha- based Yoga studio with various yoga style influences that shine through with each instructor (ex. Ashtanga, Anusara, Hatha, Hot Yoga, Vinyasa, Yin, Aerial Yoga, Kids Yoga, etc.). We encourage you to honor your body & practice where you're at that day/moment! Some days we touch our toes and some days we don't-- that's OK! Our range of yoga classes create the opportunity to learn options for moving forward in your practice, when you're ready.

Yoga Pulse Heated Flow                                      Mon, Wed, Fri @ 8:00am & 6:00pm  

                                                                                                                    Tues & Thurs @ 9:15am & 5:00pm

                                                                                                                     Saturday @ 8:00am  &  9:30am

                                                                                                                      Sunday @ 12:00pm

Our 60 minute hot yoga class is heated to 102-104 degrees with 50% humidity. Our classes are All Levels, All The Time. Breath and movement are linked throughout the class to help the body move with more ease and create more depth in your practice. All Yoga Pulse teachers are trained and skilled in offering modifications; creating more space, utilizing prop support, and/or more challenging variations, depending on your intention. We encourage you to honor your body & practice where you're at that day! Some days we touch our toes and some days we don't-- that's OK! This class will make you breathe, move, and sweat!

TUESDAYS: 5pm HOT YOGA :) New to practicing yoga in the heat? This class will help build your stamina and endurance!

Inspired Unheated Flow (All Levels)                                          Mon-Fri @ 9:00am

This 60 minute, All Levels Unheated Flow class is typically taught in the Green Room. We have various teachers offering this unheated flow class in their personal yoga style accounting for client/student preference and disposition to help guide the class. Every class begins with a short/light meditation to gather and build your breath for the practice. Throughout the class, all movement is synchronized with your breath as you are guided through postures. Mindfulness and body awareness are promoted and encouraged throughout each class. The structure of this class is a little slower than our Heated Flow classes; with time to turn your focus inward and make any necessary adjustments-- with the help of the instructor or on your own. It's a great way to practice the foundation of each pose (asana)-- and a great way to start your day!

Kids Yoga (Ages 3-12 years old)                                                                               Saturday @ 9:30am
Your child will practice breathing, mindfulness, joint-attention and focus, working with others, patience, expressions of courage and joy, authentic self-expression, freedom within structure and they will improve their overall health!

Warrior Meditation

Clarity, peace, restoring, joy, focus, centering, balancing, release, mindfulness, and community-- just a few of the benefits from this class. Join Paul Massella every Tuesday at 10:45am for a 20 minute meditation called Warrior Meditation. This style of meditation is taught by Save A Warrior, a war detox program for veterans. Paul attended Save A Warrior and now desires to share this meditation with every body. This class is OPEN to ALL people; whether you've experienced trauma or not. Class is 60 minutes and it opens with a brief description of this , meditation-style, followed by light stretching/grounding yoga, and essential oils facilitated by Ali Hansen, then the 20 minute warrior meditation, led by Paul and class wraps up with a 15 minute Crystal Singing Bowl Soundbath (Sound Healing) played by Ali.

 

Finally, we close the practice by briefly sharing our names and our experiences during the meditation (you may choose to skip). We have already had people boldly and courageously sharing parts of their truths as they explore them intently. We have had people begin to experience healing from within themselves, and it's a beautiful gift that we get to share. Even if you don't share your truth aloud, you might hear it in the room and know you're not alone. We hope you'll join us to experience a group of people committed to the deep, inner-work and the liberation that comes with it! We support each other. Both of us are humbled by being able to offer this class to the community. A little bit about Paul:

"Hello, my name is Paul and I served in the United States Navy for five years during Operation Enduring Freedom/ Operation Iraqi Freedom from 2001-2006. I have been on an amazing healing journey since I have been actively seeking healing from the invisible wounds of war and addiction. I have almost 18 months of not drinking and continue my spiritual journey not having a drink one day at a time.

I am the first person in a few generations to join the military and be in the rooms of Alcoholics Anonymous. I am breaking the cycle of alcoholism and dysfunction for myself and the other veterans that still suffer in silence.

 

I would not have my sobriety or sanity without the technology found in the yogas. Attending this training and receiving the 200 hour training certificate will open up so many possibilities for me to share this amazing healing gift with others."

 

**If you cannot join us for class and would like to help Paul on his journey to Yoga Teacher Training, please consider donating straight to his Facebook Vetoga Fundraiser Page:

 

https://www.facebook.com/donate/1099360787119782/10216842155224754/

 

*This class is donations-based; when total donations per class, or per donation, are at/over $50, Yoga Pulse Studio humbly receives a small portion to continue to be able to provide and market for the class, studio operation costs, provide materials, etc. in order to better support Paul. Ali does not receive payment as she has dedicated her time to the community as her devoted, karmic duty. The rest of the money completely goes towards Paul's Fundraiser to complete a Yoga Teacher Training program by Vetoga. This is so we can continue to grow the program-- it has already started to grow!

Ashtanga: Primary Series                                       Tues & Thurs @ 6:30pm- 8:00pm

The Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga is a style of yoga codified and popularized by K. Pattabhi Jois during the 20th century which is often promoted as a modern-day form of classical Indian yoga. Ashtanga means eight limbs or branches, of which asana or physical yoga posture is merely one branch, breath or pranayama is another.

Usually an Ashtanga practice begins with five repetitions of Surya Namaskara A and five repetitions of Surya Namaskara B, followed by a standing sequence. Following this the practitioner begins one of six series, followed by what is called the closing sequence. There are  six series, and this class covers the 1st Series are:

  1. The Primary series: Yoga Chikitsa, Yoga for Health or Yoga TherapyThis is a powerful practice that tones, cleanses, detoxifies, and purifies the body. Make sure you're properly hydrated and have eaten a light meal at least 2 hours before the practice.

Candlelight Yin                                                                         Monday - Thursday @ 7:30pm

Our 60 minute Unheated Yin class takes place after our Heated Flow Class, Monday - Thursday evening at 7:30pm. When you first walk into class, the room is slightly warm but continues to cool down as the class progresses. For Unheated Yin, we keep the room dimly lit with candlelight to promote a sense of calm and allow you to really focus on your own practice without external distraction. Each class begins with a meditation and breath-work to help restore your vitality. Traditionally, Yin yoga works from the area of the navel to the knees, and the principles of Yin yoga can be applied to any of the body's tissues. However, the primary focus is the lower body because we tend to hold more tension in this area as we age.  The poses are sequenced in a non-exhaustive manner (less "flow" and more "static stretching"), each pose (asana) is held for 10-18 breaths (or 2-4 minutes) which results in a deeper, more thorough stretch. This class is less about muscular release, and more about supporting your Yin tissues-- tendons, ligaments, etc.

If you've been sitting at a desk all day, experience body aches due to lifestyle, life weights and don't stretch, have tension, been under stress, want an intentional meditation, are tired but need a good stretch? This class is perfect for you! This class is great for every body!

Aerial Yoga (with single point, Hammock Silks)

Monday, 5:00pm Aerial: Root to Rise, L1

Wednesday @ 7:30pm Open Aerial: L3 with Teacher/ Spot (must be given the "OK")

Friday @10:30am Aerial: Root to Rise, L1 & 2

Our 60 minute Aerial Hammock Yoga class is accessible to all ages and all levels. We just ask that you get your doctors permission before hopping into a class. This class offers an authentic yoga practice, accompanied by a soft, sturdy hammock from which we explore, refine, and advance our practice. In this class, you will practice asanas on your mat and in the hammock, often times incorporating both the ground and the hammock at the same time. All of our teachers are professionally trained Aerialists and registered yoga teachers. They will teach you how to use the hammock to defy gravity (or use it to your advantage) to relax and restore, or realign and uplift. Each teacher has a different combination or sequence they will guide you through. Since we only have 6 hammocks, there is plenty of time to interact with our teachers one-on-one and get deeper into the practice both physically and mentally. **This is by far our most popular class and books up quickly! Be sure to book this class using our MINDBODY app or call us during business hours to schedule.

Ashtanga Vinyasa Flow:                                                                                   M- W- F @ 11am

Vinyasa, translated means mindful arrangement. In this all levels class, we will explore the mindful arrangement of our posture practice. The flow will change, but the basic premise of breath and moving meditation will be constant. The room is set at 84* to best suit this continuous flow class.

Restorative                                                                                                          Wednesday at 12pm

 

Restorative yoga is a practice that is all about slowing down and opening your body through passive stretching. ... During the long holds of restorative yoga, however, your muscles are allowed to relax deeply. It's a unique feeling because props, rather than your muscles, are used to support your body.

Slow Flow                                                                                                                  Sunday @ 4:00pm

 

Our Slow Flow yoga class is designed to be for all levels of practitioners. Expect to move your body and perhaps build up a steady sweat (“slow” doesn’t necessarily mean easy!) while you synchronize your breath with each movement. This class will slow you down just the right amount to provide both a steadiness of mind and strength of body. It’s a sweet space where softness meets intensity; the perfect practice for someone who wants a step up from restorative or yin, without the full blown vigor of a heated or power flow. Great for beginners who are just starting to learn the poses! 

Yoga Nidra                                                                                                                          Friday at 12pm

 

Yoga Nidra has been described as the art of non-doing as opposed to doing more. Just as floating happens when one stops struggling, relaxation happens when one lets go of everything. Yoga Nidra is a state in which the body is completely relaxed, and the practitioner becomes systematically and increasingly aware of the inner world by following a set of verbal instructions. This state of consciousness is different from meditation, in which concentration on a single focus is required.  In yoga Nidra the practitioner remains in a state of light withdrawal of the 5 senses (pratyahara) with four senses internalised, that is, withdrawn, and only hearing still connects to any instructions given. The goals of both yogic paths, yoga Nidra and meditation are the same, a state of meditative consciousness called samadhi.   It is among the deepest possible states of relaxation while still maintaining full consciousness. In lucid dreaming, one is only, or mainly, cognizant of the dream environment, and has little or no awareness of one's actual environment. Yoga nidra results in conscious awareness of the deep sleep state, which is called prajna in the Mandukya Upanishad.

GLOW: Hatha Flow w/ Gong Chakra-Activation                        Saturday @ 11am

Join our teacher Dawn for a 'GLOW '(Gong + Flow) class, blending a regular Hatha-style yoga class with the vibration of the gong! ENJOY movement and stillness as the gong's vibrations awaken the chakras and assist in moving energy through the body. Immerse yourself in this unique vibrational experience!

Foundations in Flow (All Levels)               Currently Unavailable

                                                                 

This 60 minute, All Levels Unheated Flow class is typically taught in the Green Room. We have various teachers offering this unheated, vinyasa flow, basics class in their personal yoga style accounting for client/student preference and disposition to help guide the class. This class is half workshop, and half flow. FIF takes time to answer questions and explain the postures, transitions, etc. Every class begins with a short meditation to gather and build your breath for the practice. Throughout the class, all movement is synchronized with your breath as you are guided through postures. Mindfulness and body awareness are promoted and encouraged throughout each class. The structure of this class is a little slower than our Heated Flow classes; with time to turn your focus inward and make any necessary adjustments-- with the help of the instructor or on your own. It's a great way to practice the foundation of each pose (asana)-- and a great way to to deepen your personal practice!

Yang to Yin                                                 Currently unavailable

First 30 minutes is Flow, last 30 minutes is Yin.

This 60 minute class aims to build the heat and then slowly wind down into a slow flow, and finish with static, Yin-related, stretching. You'll become aware of the various tissues inside your body, and how your body responds to the supportive practices yoga provides. This class will warm you up quick, utilizing the mindful breath, and synchronize that breath with the asanas of the flow. This breath-&-asana connection helps to not only connect your body and mind but also detox and purify it. Teacher assisted stretching and adjustments are available-- with most taking place near the end of class. This is an energizing & refreshing class! It will inspire you, and put a little "pep in your step"!

**Class schedule is subject to change at the discretion of Yoga Pulse Studio Management Team. Please check the schedule on MindBody, before coming to class. We apologize for any inconveniences due to a schedule change.

342 N. Val Vista Dr.

Suite #102

Mesa, AZ 85213

 

Ph: 480-459-5444

 

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