RiverSound Retreat Yoga Classes

Yoga at Riversound RetreatThere’s a yoga class for you …

The Autum Schedule begins Monday September 11.

Please refer to the calendar for dates and times.


Ground, Release, Renew

Settle into time for your self.  You give so much, it is time to fill your well and take care of your body, heart and mind.  Small classes filled with positive encouragement and attentive teaching will empower you to learn about and explore your own strength and potentials in a mindful way.  Leave feeling grounded, relaxed and more able to cope.  Develop deep inner listening to find the depth of posture and experience that is appropriate for your body and energy.  Variations and props will be offered to support different needs and abilities.
Tuesdays, 6:30-8:00 pm
drop in $17 or 12 weeks $180 +hst
Sept. 12 – December 12 (no class Oct. 10 & Nov. 14)


Intermediate Gentle

Wise, Strong, Open: Tapping into our innate wisdom, we listen deeply to what this body, heart, mind truly needs in this moment.  Allowing our selves the grace and space to use adaptations and props to support the grounding, opening and strengthening of our bodies.  This creates space to breathe and relax.  Leave feeling stronger, more open, replenished and peaceful.
Mondays, 1:30-3:00 pm,
drop in $17 or 12 weeks $180 +hst
Sept. 11 – December 11 (no class Oct. 9 & Nov. 20)


Private Yoga

These one to one sessions are helpful for updating your home practice, addressing specific ailments or health concerns or beginning students that are unsure if they are ready to join a class. These sessions are available at our fully equipped RiverSound Retreat studio on the scenic Grand River or at your home. I am also able to record our session as an mp3 so that you can play it at home on your stereo, computer or ipod.

Private Yoga Class:
$90 for a 90 minute customized class.

Private Yoga Package:  Save $45
$180 for three 60 minute sessions


Mindful Intermediate Yoga

This moderate class incorporates lying, seated, kneeling and standing postures. Sun salutations will be done with a chair. Explore opening, breathing, stretching and strengthening in the context of mindfulness, community and joy. This class will explore the full 8 limbs of yoga – ethics, postures, breathing, meditation.
Yoga mat required. Prerequisite: Introduction to Yoga

Thursdays 11:00-12:30
Registration through Victoria Park Seniors Centre
12 weeks
Sept. 15 – Dec. 14 (no class Oct. 12 & Nov. 16)


Chair Yoga

With the use of the chair for seated and standing postures, we will explore Hatha Yoga postures. Without the need to come to the floor, we can build strength and increase our flexibility.

Thursdays, 9:30-10:30 am
Registration through Victoria Park Seniors Centre
12 weeks
Sept. 15 – Dec. 14 (no class Oct. 12 & Nov. 16)


Chair Yoga at RiverSound Retreat

Mondays, 10:00-11:00 am
6 weeks
With the use of the chair for seated and standing postures, we will explore Hatha Yoga postures. Without the need to come to the floor, we can build strength and increase our flexibility. You can join this class anytime, fee prorated.
6 weeks
Oct. 2 – Nov. 13 (no class Oct. 9)
10+HST= 11.30 per class x 6 = 67.80


Yoga for Relaxation

This class helps you unwind from your day with a focus on relaxation. Classes include warm-ups, standing and floor postures. A moderate class with modifications and choices for deepening poses will be offered.

Mondays, 5:00-6:15 pm
Registration through Victoria Park Seniors Centre
12 weeks
Sept. 11 – Dec. 11 (no class Oct. 9 & Nov. 20)


Introduction to Yoga

This class is a gentle introduction to yoga. If you’ve thought of trying yoga but didn’t know where to begin, this is the place. We will be working on the floor (lying and kneeling), with standing postures and with chairs.  Yoga mat required.

Wednesdays, 11:30-12:30 am
Registration through Victoria Park Seniors Centre
6 weeks,
Nov. 1 – Dec. 13 (no class Nov. 15)


Yoga for Couples

It’s time to get back to date nights! This four week series is a fun way for couples to try yoga together or to introduce your sweetheart to the practice that has been a support for you. No experience required. Special price to make this accessible for couples. You define what ‘couple’ means for you, all are welcome.

Thursdays, 6:30-8:00 pm
$108/couple for 4 weeks (less than $12/person +hst)
October 19 – November 9

Riversound Yoga Retreat is located on the Grand River a short drive from Fergus, Elora, Center Wellington & Guelph, Ontario