yoga class descriptions

Studio Class Descriptions

The classes at Yoga Integrated Science are different from your average studio. These class descriptions will help you find the classes that are right for you. Note that any class can be appropriate for a beginning student or an advanced student. Our instructors are hand-selected and highly trained.

*Yoga Mat Required for all classes (Yoga Mat Rental $3.00 / Water $2.00)

Yoga I.S.® Align and Flow

This vinyasa class uses a flowing, energetic approach to classic yoga poses. Experience creative yoga sequences designed help your body achieve the best results possible. This class focuses on linking yoga postures with the cycle of the breath (pranayama) in a dance-like feel. This class includes detailed cues on modifications, proper alignment, and form. This is a fun, flowing workout appropriate for for all levels of experience.

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 biomechanically-based will help you to experience resistance training in a whole new way. See how concentration and meditation applies to any form of exercise, as our results depend on our being present and fully aware.

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.

Yoga I.S. Barre™

Work with the ballet barre as a prop to intensify postures and completely change your class experience. Enjoy the best of ballet combined with familiar Yoga poses that focus on increasing hip stability and core strength. The Ballet Barre will be used to assist in balance and single-leg standing postures. This class builds strength in both the core and the lower extremities while creative sequences and great music inspire you!

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.  This is a great class to improve strength, flexibility, and mental focus.

Yoga I.S.® CORE

This Yoga class focuses on postures and breathing techniques that will strengthen the trunk musculature. Core 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. Remember that your core is your foundation!

Yoga I.S.® Killer Core

Be strong and be smart, learn how to work on your trunk, hip, and shoulder mechanics during this strength-based class.  You are only as good as your CORE, so learn how to observe your bodies and target any limitations in your range and strength. Most importantly, smile! :-) The class will include the best of the best of yoga, Pilates, and athletic conditioning moves.

Yoga I.S. ® Mind-Body-Ball® 

Try this fun, challenging class incorporates stability balls and other traditional and non-traditional props into a yoga practice. Improve overall strength and neuromuscular 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.

Yoga I.S.® Pilates Barre

This class uses the barre as a prop to enhance many well-known Pilates mat exercises. We combine the best of Pilates with the best in classic Barre routines. This class focuses on hip stability and core strength. Expect to use additional props like the Pilates ring, small balls, and elastic rings to enhance your workout experience.

Yoga I.S. ® Power Barre

Get ready to start your weekend off with a BLAST! Experience intervals of 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!

Yoga I.S.® Power Flow

Practice this hour-long Hatha class designed as a vinyasa flow which moves with the rhythm of the breath. Designed to be the “fitness” type of yoga, Yoga I.S. Power Flow will use a combination of standing, seated, one-leg balance, prone, and supine postures to improve joint range of motion with stability. We will show you how to generate energy and heat in your practice by engaging core musculature, improving one’s overall strength.

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.

Yogaisculpt™

This style class incorporates intervals of dumbbells, elastic tubing, gliding discs and weighted bars to provide 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) and your own personal range of motion. Build muscle strength and joint control, which is the key to aging gracefully!

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 MAT principles will be utilized. Chairs, barres and all necessary Yoga props will be used to support the student in getting stronger, leading to better overall range of motion. Students will feel a greater sense of stability and health. Form, structure and function work together to build a better you!

Note: This Class will benefit the Kentucky Humane Society on the last Saturday of every month from 9:30am-10:45am for those who wish to donate.

  1.  Choose the option “Yoga IS Therapeutics KHS Donation” on the Yoga I.S. Class Schedule for free online sign-up.
  2.  Bring a  tax-deductible monetary donation that will be given to the Kentucky Humane Society -or- 
  3.  Bring a pet item with you to donate the the Kentucky Humane Society wish list

We have supported The Kentucky Humane Society since 2013.  We encourage our members to give what they can, although $15 or more is recommended.  The Kentucky Humane Society helps thousands of animals each day with medical help, food, shelter, and finding loving families to adopt them!

Yoga I.S.® Vinyasa Flow Express

Creative yoga sequences each designed to help your body 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 in 45 minutes