Yoga Integrated Science Class Descriptions

Studio A: Downstairs | Studio B: Upstairs (check in at front desk and use steps from side door)
*Yoga Mat Required for ALL classes (Yoga Mat Rental $3.00 / Water $2.00)

Yoga I.S. UpBeats™
This class uses non-traditional music from the 70s, 80s, 90s, 2000’s and today with the kind of biomechanically-based, strong, flowing practice that you would expect at Yoga I.S.! Experience the healing power of music that has been determined by scientists to help release endorphins to help with chronic pain and stress, regulate breathing and heart rate, reduce feelings of fatigue, improve motor coordination, enhance higher brain function and emotional intelligence, reduce negative emotions, and promote a better sleep. Come spice up your yoga, adding flavor to form!

Tuesday nights 6:00pm-7:00pm
Fridays from 12:00pm-1:00pm 

iRest® Integrative Restoration

The iRest® technique provides you with tools to help you relax deeply, release stress, increase resiliency, and provide you with greater mastery and control in your life. iRest nourishes noble qualities such as joy, peacefulness, empathy, forgiveness, patience and loving-kindness toward yourself and others. People who practice iRest report:
Reduced depression, fear and anxiety, greater ability to relax and enjoy life, reduced insomnia and levels of stress, -improved interpersonal relations, reduced chronic and acute pain, and increased inner peace and well-being

Who among us couldn’t use more of these things in their lives right now? This is a five week course. We have an evening course and a morning course.  Please visit the iRest® Website for more info. and visit the workshop link to register for the next iRest course.

Mindful Muscle™
Want muscle? This class incorporates resistance training exercises using dumbbells, weighted bars, elastic bands and stability balls to give you improved overall muscular balance and control. This class is biomechanically based and complete with cues that will allow you to experience resistance training in a whole new way! This will teach you that concentration and meditation applies to any form of exercise, as our results depend on our being present and fully aware.

Held weekly on Mondays 9:30am-10:30am | Wednesdays 12:00pm-1:00pm in Studio A | Fridays 9:30am-10:30am

Pilates I.S.®
Traditional Pilates mat exercises designed to strengthen the “core”, or the trunk hip, and shoulder regions. This class is designed to improve range of motion, muscular endurance, and improve overall posture. At Yoga I.S., learn innovative techniques to get the most out of traditional Pilates Mat exercises, with proper progression and detailed cueing in order to maximize training results in strength improve overall joint integrity.

Held weekly on Tuesday & Thursday  from 12:00pm-1:00pm in Studio A

Power Yoga I.S.® 
Practice this hour-long Hatha class designed in accordance to the “coming in and coming out” of vinyasa flow which moves with the rhythm of the breath.  Designed to be the “fitness” type of yoga, Power Flow will use a combination of standing, seated, one-leg balance, inverted, prone, and supine postures.  We will show you how to generate energy and heat in your practice by engaging core musculature to increase strength while keeping a constant focus on the present moment.

Held weekly on Sundays 10:30am-11:30am in Studio A

 

Yoga I.S.® Basics
Whether you are new to yoga, have gotten away from your fitness program, or just want a less physically challenging practice for a day, this class will cover the core ingredients that make up a successful Yoga class.  Explore several of the most widely practiced yoga asanas / poses, complete with modifications to make them more or less challenging. Practice poses with an awareness of proper respiration with a soothing relaxation at the end of the class.  Only an hour, this is a great class to improve strength, flexibility, and mental focus.

Held weekly on Thursday nights from 6:00pm-7:00pm and Sundays from 12:00pm-1:00pm in Studio A

Yoga I.S. Barre™
Using  the barre as a Yoga prop to intensify postures and completely change your experience, this class is the best of ballet with Yoga poses that require hip stability and core strength. The Ballet Barre will be used to assist in balance and single-leg standing postures.  Experience creative sequences and great music to inspire you! This class builds strength in both the core and the lower extremities.

Held weekly on Mondays 12:00pm-1:00pm

Yoga I.S.®  CORE
This Yoga class focuses on postures and breathing techniques that will strengthen the trunk musculature. These muscles are responsible for trunk extension, flexion, side-bend, rotation, and overall respiration. You will feel taller, calmer, and more confident with regular attendance! Great for those dealing with back pain but open to all levels.

Held weekly on Wednesdays from 9:00am-10:00am
(Also coming on Tuesdays from 4:45-5:45 Starting September 19)

Yoga I.S. DownBeats™
Gentle flowing yoga poses set to rhythmic melodies designed to wind down the mind and body, leading to breathwork exercises, meditation, and soothing relaxation. Add this class to your weekly schedule to improve your flexibility, lower your cortisol levels associated with stress, and improve the quality of your sleep.

Held weekly on Wednesdays from 6:30pm-7:45pm starting September 20

Yoga I.S. ® Hips and Back
In this class we will focus our attention on strengthening the core, forcusing on the hips and trunk musculature. Currently, national spending for the treatment related to these areas is at an all time high.  This class will bring about improved range of motion as well as an overall feeling of stability. If you walk, run, hike, play sports, ski, bike, or even sit at a desk, chances are that you have tightness due to these repetitive activities, leading to muscular imbalances.
A hip and back focused practice is an effective way of alleviating back and knee pain while charging the emotional body for deep healing. The hips are said to store strong emotions such as anxiety, sadness, and depression. Regular attendance of this class will assist you in developing a more positive outlook in your life!

Meets on Wednesday evenings from 6:00pm-7:00pm in Studio A

Yogaisculpt™
This class incorporates intervals of dumbbells, elastic tubing, gliding discs and weighted bars and many other new challenges to your existing yoga practice. This class will not only give you an amazing workout, it will also deepen your understanding of yoga asana (poses)

Held weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:45am-11:45am in Studio A
(Starting on Septmeber 21 this class will also be held on Thursdays from 6:00pm-7:00pm)

Yoga I.S. Mind-Body-Ball® 
Try this fun, challenging class that incorporates stability balls and other various traditional and non-traditional props.  The end result?  Improve overall strength and neuro-muscular adaptation from regular use of an intelligently-progressed strength building routine. We will show you how the “instability” of the ball can be used to create “stability” in the body.  Open to all levels, this is a class that you won’t be able to experience anywhere in the country!

Held weekly on Wednesdays from 10:30am-11:30am in Studio A

Yoga I.S. ® Power Barre
Get ready to start your weekend off with a BLAST! Using standing bar resistance training work, isometric yoga positions, and pilates-inspired core exercises designed to strengthen the abdominal, back, hip and shoulder regions of the body, we will help you to take your fitness to the next level. Strengthen and empower your muscular system while burning big-time calories, listening to fun music playlists and improving joint range of motion!

Held weekly on Saturdays from 11:00am-12:00pm in Studio A

Yoga I.S.® Rise and Flow
Transcend your body, mind and soul flowing from one energizing asana to another. In this energizing class, musical rhythms connect to every move, helping to focus your breath and take you to a completely different state of mind. Skip the caffeine and jump-start your day with a class that builds strength and improves joint range with every pose.

Held weekly on Tuesday and Thursday 9:00am-10:00am in Studio A
Saturdays from 9:30am-10:45am in Studio Akentucky-humane-society-e1370292380409

**This class will benefit the Kentucky Humane Society on the LAST SATURDAY of every month from 9:30am-10:45am.  Its Free to sign up, all you need to be admitted into this is either:
1.  tax-deductible donation that will be given to the Kentucky Humane Society
2.  A pet item from their wish list 

Yoga I.S. ® Therapeutics
This class is specifically tailored to the students that attend, taking into account individual physical issues or limitations. Yoga I.S. ® Advanced Therapy and Viniyoga principles will be utilized. Chairs, barres and all necessary Yoga props will be used to support the student in getting stronger and achieving better overall range of motion in order to feel a greater sense of stability and health. Form, structure and function work together to build a better you.

Held weekly on Mondays and Fridays from 10:45am-11:45 am in Studio A.

Yoga I.S.® Vinyasa Flow
Using a flowing, energetic base, experience creative yoga sequences each designed help your body to achieve the best results possible. Linking yoga postures with the cycle of the breath in a dance-like feel, this class includes detailed cues on modifications, proper alignment, and form. A fun, flowing, great workout for all levels.

Held weekly on Mondays from 6:30pm-7:30pm in Studio A