Class Descriptions

Yoga by Degrees offers a variety of vinyasa (or “flow”) yoga classes which links breath with movement to create a flowing meditation in movement along with restorative yoga classes.  All classes are Hatha yoga based (incorporating basic traditional postures) and are designed to accommodate every level and interest. All of our classes are heated and the level of heat depends on the class.

YBD 1 80 - 85

Beginner friendly class. YBD 1 introduces the fundamental hatha yoga poses and incorporates them in to a basic "Vinyasa flow" with an emphasis on proper alignment and breathing techniques. Students will also receive a brief introduction of yoga philosophy and terminology in this class to further their understanding of this ancient practice. Heated to 80° F to 85° F and complemented by great music.  For beginners and those wanting a complete refresher of the basics of yoga.  Class is 60 minutes long.




YBD Restorative 

A gentle yet challenging, slow paced class that combines the concepts of Taoist yoga with traditional hatha based seated yoga postures. In this meditative yoga class, poses are held for longer periods of time in order to stretch and, over time, lengthen the deep connective tissue in the body and improve joint flexibility. YBD Restorative yoga specifically targets the ligaments and tendons in joints in order to improve range of motion and flexibility. YBD Restorative yoga, which was based on "Yin yoga", was designed to help you sit longer and more comfortably for the purpose of seated meditation. Slow down your vigorous yoga practice with a calming YBD Restorative yoga class and leave feeling like you’re floating on air. Class is room temperature (about 78° F) and complimented by soothing music. All levels welcome. 60 minutes.




YBD 2 80 - 85

A level 1-2 vinyasa yoga class consisting of basic to intermediate poses sequenced at a moderate pace. Vinyasa (or “flow”) yoga links breath with movement to create a flowing meditation in movement. Modifications are given for beginner students and variations are offered for more advanced yogis.  Heated to 80° F to 85° F and complemented by great music. For beginner to intermediate students.  Class is 60 minutes long.




YBD 2 90 - 95

A level 1-2 vinyasa yoga class consisting of basic to intermediate poses sequenced at a moderate pace. Vinyasa (or “flow”) yoga links breath with movement to create a flowing meditation in movement. Modifications are given for beginner students and variations are offered for more advanced yogis.  Heated to 90° F to 95° F and complemented by great music. For beginner to intermediate students.  Class is 60 minutes long.




Yoga Sculpt 85 - 95

A high energy all-levels hatha yoga class that incorporates light weights with vinyasa (flow).  This is a quick flowing class with an all-body workout.  Heated to 85° F to 95° F and complemented by great music.  For beginner, intermediate and advanced students.    Some yoga experience recommended.  Class is 60 minutes long.




YBD 2/3 85 - 90

Take your vinyasa practice to the next level with this powerful flow class. Practice dynamic postures, move through challenging transitions and experience the satisfaction of advanced sequencing. Linking every movement with one single breath, you will strengthen both body and mind in this quick moving, cardio-based class. Heated to 85° F to 90° F and complemented by great music. For intermediate to advanced students.  Some vinyasa yoga experience recommended.  Class is 60 minutes long.




live music YBD 2 85 

Similar to YBD 2, this vinyasa yoga class is set to live music.  Musicians play (on a rotating basis) and sometimes sing while teachers (on a rotating basis also) encourage students to move with the rhythm. It's an invigorating class complete with intermediate dynamic postures.   Linking every movement with one single breath and some "holds", you will strengthen both the body and the mind as you let go of your day and enjoy practicing to the backdrop of some great live music. Heated to 85° F and complemented by great music. For intermediate to advanced students.  Some vinyasa yoga experience recommended for attending this quicker paced live music class.  Class is 60 minutes long.




YBD 2 105

A level 2 vinyasa yoga class consisting of basic to intermediate poses sequenced at a moderate pace. Vinyasa (or “flow”) yoga links breath with movement to create a flowing meditation in movement. Modifications are given for beginner students and variations are offered for more advanced yogis.  Heated to 105° F and complemented by great music. For intermediate students.  Class is 60 minutes long.






sculpt fusion 85 - 90

 

Fusing the best from Yoga Sculpt and the latest training methods. This is an intermediate to advanced class that incorporates vinyasa (flow) and weights using advanced training methods and ending with a strong balancing series. Heated to 85°F to 90°F and complemented by great music. For intermediate and advanced students. Some yoga sculpt experience recommended. Class is 60 minutes long. May be taught as Yoga Sculpt in the event of a sub. 60 minutes

 
 
 



ybd hot 105

Yoga by Degrees Vinyasa style meets the traditional Hot sequence of 26 poses. The blended, detoxifying class is a unique set sequence which includes challenging balance and compression postures to rinse out internal body systems and create discipline. 60 minutes. Heated to 105 degrees, all levels are welcome.  60 minutes. 

 



 

yoga nidra

Yoga Nidra is considered "Yogic Sleep". It is a state of conscious Deep Sleep. In Yoga Nidra, you leave the Waking state, go past the Dreaming state and go to Deep Sleep, yet remain awake. While Yoga Nidra is a state that is very relaxing, it is also used by Yogis to purify the Samskaras, the deep impressions that are the driving force behind Karma. This Yoga Nidra class is a great way to end the day!  Class is room temperature (about 78° F) All levels. 60 minutes