Yoga

CHAIR YOGA

For the older adult to learn gentle, effective yoga stretching that can help maintain flexibility and prevent injury, increase your muscular endurance and improve muscle tone and help you relax physically and mentally.  Class begins September 26 at Dean’s Health & Fitness Center, 4540 Wm. Penn Hwy., Murrysville.

Wednesday: 11:30 AM.-12:30 PM
Tuition:  $50
No. of Weeks:  6
Instructor: Dean’s Staff
Course Representative: Barbara Legal

HATHA YOGA (ALL LEVELS)

Stretching exercises called “poses” done in an orderly manner to balance the coordination of the mind and the body.  Controlled breathing techniques to energize the body and relaxation poses to reduce the stress in the mind and the body.  Bring a yoga mat and towel.  Class begins September 27 at Redstone Highlands, 4951 Cline Hollow Rd., Murrysville.

Thursday:  9:30 AM-10:30 AM (No Class 10/11)
No. of Weeks: 8
Tuition:  $55
Class Limit:  12
Instructor: Saroja Chandra
Course Representative: Willie Sotos

PRAISEMOVES

PraiseMoves is designed to be a Christian alternative to yoga.  It combines a low-impact aerobics warm-up with powerful stretching postures while integrating scripture verses and Christian music.  You will exercise the body, mind and spirit.  Exercises can be modified for seniors and those with limited mobility.  Please bring an exercise mat and water bottle.  Class begins September 28 at St. Alban’s Church Fellowship Hall, 4920 Cline Hollow Rd., Murrysville.

Friday: 10:15 AM -11:15 AM
Class Limit: 10
No. of Weeks: 8
Tuition: $60
Instructor: Shannon Hach
Course Representative: Willie Sotos

 SILVERSNEAKERS “YOGA”

SilverSneakers “yoga” will move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses.  Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of seated and standing postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement.  Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity.  Class begins September 24 at Dean’s Health & Fitness Center, 4540 Wm. Penn Hwy., Murrysville.

Monday: 11:30 AM-12:15 PM
No. of Weeks: 6
Tuition: $45
Instructor: Dean’s Staff
Course Representative: Barbara Legal

VINYASA FLOW YOGA

A practice of standing and floor poses that you move through in combination with deep, calming breaths.  This course is designed to increase strength, flexibility, balance and overall relaxation.  Students are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.  Class will begin September 24 at the First Presbyterian Church of Murrysville, Laird Hall, 3202 North Hills Road, Murrysville.

Monday:  7:00 PM-8:00 PM
Tuition: $50
No. of Weeks:  6
Class Limit: 12
Instructor:  Sally Lipsky
Course Representative:  Jenny Leung

YOGA

Join a Vinyasa-style mat class in which movements flow from one to another in conjunction with breath.  Breath with movement offers a natural way to reduce stress.  This style blends strength, balance and flexibility into a user-friendly style attainable by individuals of all ages and fitness levels.  Every individual can build a healthy body and obtain a calmer mind with a safe and effective yoga practice.  Classes will be held at Dean’s Health & Fitness Center, 4540 Wm. Penn Hwy., Murrysville.

Section A: Wednesday – 9/26; 9:15 AM-10:15 AM ($60)
Section B: Friday – 9/28; 9:00 AM-10:00 AM ($60)
Section C: Saturday – 9/29; 8:00 AM-9:00 AM ($60)
Section E: Any 2 sections per week (All levels) ($100)

No. of Weeks: 6
Instructor: Dean’s Staff
Course Representative: Barbara Legal