This class will provide opportunity to take your practice into slow and purposeful, deeply opening postures with special attention on holding certain positions for a bit longer to increase flexibility. While there will still be a flowing element, additional focus will be given to the twists, binds, and inversions available within the yogic practice allowing for a powerful detoxification of the physical body. (So you probably want to wait until after class to have dinner...)

Come prepared to discover personal intimacy with breath and movement whilst consciously expanding flexibility and strength.
This class is held in English and French.

DESCRIPTION DU COURS

Ce cours sera l'occasion d’amener votre pratique dans des postures d'ouverture très lentes et réfléchies avec une attention particulière sur la tenue de certaines positions un peu plus longtemps pour augmenter la flexibilité. Bien qu'il y aura toujours un élément de flow, l'accent supplémentaire sera donnée aux torsions et inversions connus dans la pratique yogique permettant une désintoxication puissante du corps physique. (Donc, vous voulez probablement attendre après le cours pour dîner...)

Préparez-vous à découvrir l'intimité personnelle avec le souffle et le mouvement tout en développant consciemment la flexibilité et la force.
Ce cours est enseigné en Anglais et Français.

WHAT TO WEAR

-Comfortable clothes that don't restrict movement
-This class is generally practiced barefoot

*Showers and designated changing facilities available only at Studio Bleu in 75009; all other indoor locations have restroom facilities available for changing.

WHAT TO BRING WITH YOU

-Mat or towel (there are no mats available to borrow in the spaces)
-Water Bottle
-Optional - Yoga props - blocks, straps, cushions, etc

*Yoga mats are available to purchase for 24€ each. Non-toxic materials, variety of colors, size: 63cm x 183cm. Follow link to purchase: https://affordableyogaaffordablefitness.liveeditaurora.com/pages/prices--packages

Mats can be delivered to our classes in the locations in 75001 (St. Roch); 75015 (Etienne Pernet) and 75009 (Studio Bleu). Once ordered, email support@affordableyogafitness.com, and let us know during which class and at which location you would like to pick up your mat. Please bring your receipt to the class. In some cases a few days notice may be needed to make sure the mat is at the class, so we appreciate your patience if and when this happens.

CLASS LEVEL

This class is open to every level of practitioner from beginners on up. Our instructors give careful guidance to ensure that everyone is comfortable in the foundation of the posture, and modifications to increase or decrease the intensity of each position will be available. Feel free to ask for modifications.

DIRECTIONS

As we rent space in several venues across Paris, please verify the class location as listed on our schedule: http://www.affordableyogafitness.com/apps/mindbody/list-schedule

Location addresses and transportation details can be found on the ‘Contact Us’ page: http://www.affordableyogafitness.com/pages/contact

When you enter the building, look for the Affordable Yoga signs to guide you to your specific room.

Any problems, follow link for teacher's phone numbers: http://www.affordableyogafitness.com/pages/contact

*Please note that there is limited mobile phone reception at the studios. If you need to contact the instructor, please do so at least 20 minute before the start of class. Since our teachers will be busy checking in students with their personal smartphones starting 15 minutes before class, please send a text as opposed to calling as they will most likely not be able to take a call. No communication will be possible after the start time of class.

HEALTH SCREENING

Please notify your instructor if you have undergone any recent surgeries or are currently experiencing any physical injuries. While yoga has many very beneficial health effects, we want to know how to best work with each of our student’s individual restrictions. Please consult a doctor if you have any personal concerns about practicing yoga or fitness.