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Join now for only $75

GET YOUR 1ST MONTH OF UNLIMITED YOGA FOR ONLY $75. TRY OUT AS MANY CLASSES + TEACHERS AS YOU WOULD LIKE.

FOR MORE INFORMATION + SOME FAQ'S ABOUT OUR STUDIO, CLICK HERE.

 

We start from the premise that Yoga should be accessible and relevant. Yoga Mechanics teaches alignment yoga based on the foundations of anatomy and biomechanics. Each class is approachable and challenging all in one. We aim to educate you about your body and empower you through action. Our classes are woven with rich and contemplative content that draws you deeper into the physical practice. We hold a healthy space for you to consider your body and mind through a physical practice.

Yoga for anyBody and the application for each individual WILL be different. Our staff is highly trained to facilitate movement in your body, encouraging both strength and flexibility. Health begins one movement at a time. Let's do it.

WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO

Because Mechanics work. Having some tools, rules + principles about our bodies facilitates a deeper understanding of our experience in the world. We have witnessed how simple education about our anatomy leads to major transformation. Our focus is beyond the poses themselves as we believe in the benefit of movement AND thought woven together. We hold a space for this, everyday. So that you, we, everybody has a place to practice being themselves. To us, there is nothing more empowering.  

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CLASS/ WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS

BASIC

We suggest this class to anyone who is NEW to our studio. Ideal for those who want to learn the basic forms and build a strong foundation for your Yoga practice. Everyone is welcome in this steady paced, level one class. Basic does not always mean easy, rest assured, this class is approachable throughout.

BEGINNER'S SERIES

The Beginner Class is designed to introduce the student to the fundamental principles of alignment, breath work and basic yoga postures.  Emphasis is placed on knowledge, understanding, safety and stability within each pose.  This class is great for those who are new to yoga or for the practitioner who can benefit from going back to basics.

BUILDING MOBILITY

Mobility, Joint Strength, Body Control: Learn how to strengthen joints and improve flexibility. Teach the nervous system how to control acquired ranges in the body. Use active stretching to move beyond static isometric holds. Mobility refers to the amount of active, usable motion that one possesses. While improving mobility and movement potential, we will also ‘bulletproof’ (or safeguard) your joints so that movement can be executed safely. This leads to a reduction of pain and injury, joint health and longevity, as well as an increased ability to move freely and easily.

CHAIR YOGA

Chair Yoga offers students a gentle way to move through yoga poses with support. Tonia will lead students through a series of poses on chairs that promote movement without over effort and extra strain. This class is perfect for anyone with injury, arthritis, limited range of movement or for those just looking to move slower. 

FREE MIXED LEVEL COMMUNITY YOGA

Join our 2018 200 Hour Teacher Training Grads as they hold down our 2019 FREE Mixed Level Community Classes. Everyone is welcome in this multi-level class.  They will teach to who is there, respecting limit and encouraging each student’s capacity. This is a full spectrum class where every category of pose will be taught in each class. Energizing and Expanding and a time for growth.

Come out and support these new teachers. All classes (listed below) are FREE and run from 4:00pm - 5:15pm.

  • January 6, 2019, Ellen Aumack

  • January 13, 2019, Craig Yaremko

  • January 20, 2019, Patricia Klemm

  • February 3, 2019, Amanda Faison

  • February 10, 2019, Hana Konheim

  • February 24, 2019, Alison Solomon

  • March 3, 2019, Diana Mikula

  • April 7, 2019, Victoria Kulesza

  • April 14, 2019, Jariza Ricart

GENTLE

The first 45 minutes of this class is a slow and specific sequence designed to create warmth in the body through synergistic holds in each pose.  In the last 30 minutes, restorative poses and deeper rests are held. This class is designed to give space for release and thought. Everyone is welcome.

MIXED LEVEL (MIXED LEVEL PRACTICE*)

Everyone is welcome in this multi-level class.  Teachers teach to who is there, respecting limit and encouraging each student’s capacity. This is a full spectrum class where every category of pose will be taught in each class. Energizing and Expanding.

*Please note schedule, some Mixed Level classes are specifically designed to be a led practice.

YOGA + [RESTORATIVE]

This class is made up of 7-10 restorative poses, held for longer periods of time. Props will hold you up in deeply rejuvenating postures, leaving you feeling renewed and clear in your body, mind + heart. This class is perfect for beginners and those who are a bit scared to try yoga. Everyone loves it AND needs it. Every Thursday morning at 8:00am + one Sunday a month. 

Next Sunday/Monthly Restorative Yoga with Joe, Sunday, January 6, 2019 + Sunday, February 24, 2018, from 1:00pm - 2:15pm.

YOGA FOR 12-STEP [RECOVERY]

Y12SR is a 12-step based discussion and yoga practice that is open to anyone and everyone dealing with their own addictive behavior or affected by the addictive behavior of others. This is an open and inclusive group. All are welcome.

Sundays, from 7:30pm - 9:30pm. Wear comfortable clothing. Meetings are by donation, suggested donation $15 - $20, CASH ONLY PLEASE. Partial proceeds will be contributed to Kula for Karma and/or Give Back Yoga. The remainder will continue to fund our Yoga for 12-Step [Recovery] program.

YOGA FOR DYNAMIC AGING

Join Michal in a relevant movement discussion on how to age gracefully and maintain movement capacity. Yoga is a beautiful platform to sustain a range of motion and strength in the body as we age. Michal will offer ways to dynamically insert yoga as a tool for living in our bodies well and with health and mobility. This workshop is for EVERYONE as we all will age someday. Foresight allows consciousness.

Yoga Tune Up®

Yoga Tune Up® helps with the three P’s: it eases pain, improves posture and enhances performance. It is a way of working with the body using integrated embodied anatomy, breaking down the nuts of bolts of human movement with anatomical awareness, conscious relaxation and proper breathing techniques. Bring your self into an intimate understanding of your native architecture with this challenging, but accessible practice that incorporates movements from classical yoga, calisthenics, and body therapy.

While we do our best to keep everybody informed regarding changes, please be advised that schedule and teacher availability are subject to change without notice.

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NEW STUDENTS: Get your first month of unlimited yoga for only $75! (WILL NOT roll into a recurring monthly autopay charge)

NEW STUDENTS: Enter promo code UNLIMITED! to get your first month of unlimited yoga for only $75 (This option WILL ROLL into a recurring monthly autopay charge of $125 after your first month at $75, No Contract, Terms + Conditions Apply)

Single Class / Drop-In: $24
5 Class Card: $110 (3-Month Expiration / $22 per class)
10 Class Card: $200 (6-Month Expiration / $20 per class)
20 Class Card: $360 (9-Month Expiration / $18 per class)
30 Class Card: $480 (12-Month Expiration / $16 per class)

GO UNLIMITED. | Unlimited Yoga $125 per month / month-to-month (No Contract, Terms + Conditions Apply) 

*Single Class, Class Card prices and our Monthly Unlimited will be increasing on 1/1/19

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CREATING RESILIENCE WITH MELISSA BALLONE

Dates: Tuesdays, 1/8/19, 1/15/19, 1/22/19, 1/29/19, 2/5/19, 2/12/19 | Time: 9:30am - 11:00am

Registration NOW OPEN | 6-Week Series | Investment: $200

The mission of Wellness for Makers is to motivate and empower creatives of all kinds through education, mindful living, and movement. The strain of working long hours and the stress that comes along with the process can increase your risk of injury over time. However, by deepening your understanding of the body,  you can learn to create more resilience through your work routines.

Resilience is the body's ability to recover from injury and spring back into shape: elasticity! Elasticity also refers to the ability of our soft tissues to resume their original shapes after being stretched, compressed, or massaged. Elasticity supports mobility by allowing you to safely exercise your body’s range of motion. This workshop will explore safe and accessible massage techniques that can be used to develop and maintain your body’s elasticity. In this class, Melissa will demonstrate basic stretching, strengthening, and massage techniques that students can incorporate into their daily routines. This workshop series will include a mix of background information, such as how knots develop in the body, and practical instruction, such as different ways to increase blood flow, circulation, and flexibility. These techniques are designed to help boost energy levels, alleviate pain, reduce the risk of injury, and improve posture. Students will leave with a deeper understanding of the body and new ideas about how to create new patterns.

This series will include Studio / Workplace Ergonomics sessions. These discussions will provide an opportunity to consider different strategies for integrating the techniques into your personal practice. Discussing posture and ergonomics issues in the workplace will allow us to dive deeper into the more specific considerations that attendees are interested in. Students will have the opportunity to practice a variety of techniques firsthand. Applying the techniques in this way accelerates the learning process.

Throughout this series, we will deconstruct and thoughtfully consider what resilience is, what it can offer us, and how we can use what we have to move forward with momentum.


PARTNER WORKSHOP WITH DONNA SCRO SAMORI + JOE GANDARILLAS

Date: Saturday, February 2, 2019 | Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Registration NOW OPEN | Investment: $60

Join Donna and Joe for this special partner yoga workshop on Sunday, February 2, 2019, from 4:00pm - 6:00pm.

Bring your partner and experience the connection and playfulness of doing yoga as a couple. The two of you will breathe together, move together, and assist each other in poses.

This workshop will make space for a special, deep, and sweet connection between you and your partner.



GMB FITNESS, mindful movement with chris mcmahon

Dates: Tuesdays, 2/19/19, 2/26/19, 3/5/19, 3/12/19, 3/19/19, 3/26/19 | Time: 9:30am - 11:00am

Registration NOW OPEN | 6-Week Series | Investment: $200

"When we talk about play or movement exploration, it can sound like we are talking about moving randomly, without any thought. But that couldn’t be further from the truth. Play is an opportunity to engage mindfully in a way that formal exercise often doesn’t allow for." - Ryan Hurst 

In this class, we will learn how to mindfully explore and play with various movement patterns such as:

  • Rolling 

  • Twisting 

  • Jumping 

We won't be looking for perfection but we will be striving toward a greater understanding of our bodies capabilities! 

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200 HOUR YOGA TEACHER TRAINING + YOGA STUDIES PROGRAM  

The Yoga Mechanics 200 Hour RYT | Level 1, Teacher Training will give you the tools you need to be an effective and confident Yoga Educator. We know the depth of becoming a leader in the Yoga Community. We believe that when you invest in education, you are investing in yourself, which is why we have worked to create a program that honors your time + investment. Learning new things takes time to assimilate. You will have the space to learn and grow in this 12 month program.

Becoming a Yoga Educator involves more than just learning names of poses. We will cover each facet of the 4 Yogic formulas: Asana, Meditation, Philosophy and Pranayama. Each provide skills that open avenues for self-reflection. Honoring context and history, we will study the Mahabharata, Bhagavad Gita, Upanishads + Yoga Sutras. We will discuss at length, Tantric philosophy, its differentiation from a dual/classical perspective and the ways it is applicable today. We will learn to engage with ourselves from a place of wholeness and study how this is mirrored in our body through Anatomy, Kinesiology and Biomechanics.

2019 Dates (ALL weekend dates are Saturday + Sunday, the hours on each day are 1:00pm - 7:00pm):

January 26 + 27
February 16 + 17
March 9 + 10
March 30 + 31
April 27 + 28
May 18 + 19
June 8 + 9
June 29 + 30
July 20 + 21
August 17 + 18
September 7 + 8
October 5 + 6
October 26 + 27
November 16 + 17
Makeup Date: December 7 + 8

Cost:
If you register before September 15th, 2108, the training is $4,000 (payment plans are available)
If you pay in full - $3,950
After September 15, 2018, Full Price of $4,400 stands (payment plans are available)

To register, only the $1500 non-refundable deposit is due to reserve your space in the training. The remainder will be broken up into monthly payments beginning January 1, 2019.b Do not make this decision alone. Email omni@yoagmechanics.com to access and see if Yoga Mechanic's Teacher Training is a good fit for you.

In terms of all Teacher Trainings, the $1500 deposit is non-refundable. Once trainings start, participants have a 2-week window to withdraw from the training. We ask all trainees to consider this commitment seriously. We hold to these policies to ensure the success of all trainings.

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DEPTH, DIRECTION, DISCUSSION: 300 HOUR ADVANCED YOGA TEACHER TRAINING

If you teach Yoga, then YOU are apart of the evolving future of this vast and varied industry. It has taken us 4 years to get to this moment. To be able to have an Advanced Training that goes above and beyond the basics. In this year-long program, we will meet once a week and dive into the depths of what it means to teach Yoga.

We will begin by moving backwards and studying the orthopraxis of India and how Yoga made it to the West. History gives us information from which we can glean insight and apply it to the present. The narrative and myths, icons and lore will offer many platforms for contemplation. From this information, we will explore our own ideologies and truths and put even our most prized opinions under the scope for further questioning.

We will study established methods, rules, protocols and ascertain when they work and when they don’t. We will offer tools, techniques, and technologies that aid in the delivery and efficacy of each teacher’s offering. We want more than just dharma talk sandwiches and IKEA cues. We want teachers who speak with clarity. We want Yoga teachers who are anatomists and body-lovers at heart. We will facilitate this group in deepening their personal asana practice, refining their approach and curating their potency. We are not interested in overly aspirational ideologies of perfection. We are looking for teachers who love to learn, are not afraid to banish their personal box and who are craving an honest conversation about what we are doing in Yoga.

2018 registration is now closed. 2019 dates/fees TBA.

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In terms of all Teacher Trainings, the $1500 deposit is non-refundable. Once trainings start, participants have a 2-week window to withdraw from the training. We ask all trainees to consider this commitment seriously. We hold to these policies to ensure the success of all trainings.

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Almost all of our teachers are E-RYT 500, which is the highest level recognized by the Yoga Alliance. Our staff far surpasses industry standards when it comes to continuing education (many have over 3000+ hours of study) and have between 3-10+ years of teaching experience.

We believe that well educated / well practiced teachers make better teachers, hands down. We are here to provide a safe and structured class that offers you a mechanical advantage for success.