In Studio Classes
American Barre Technique® is a 50-55 minute ballet inspired, low impact, aerobic class that fuses fluid balletic movements with small staccato actions to trigger hard to work muscles. ABT tones and sculpts the outer physique into a lean dancer's shape. This fitness class is perfect for women and men of all ages and strength levels. It can be taken at your own pace with an increase in difficulty or at a modified level. Increase your flexibility, tone and tighten your physique, increase endurance, improve balance and find a deeper sense of inner strength with ABT.
This class focuses on learning the basics of Jiu Jitsu, and students will begin to learn the reality of martial arts in their very first class. There is no punching or kicking, so there is no need to fear getting hit, further more each student will choose their own level of involvement and effort. You can be at any physical level to be able to participate in this class. Through training techniques students will burn fat, increase strength, cardio and flexibility; but also their minds will receive the best workout of all. As in a yoga practice Jiu Jitsu teaches a student to control posture, breathing, and movement on the mat and in life.
*Currently this class cannot be used in combination with an existing class pass.
Kripalu Yoga is a vinyasa style approach to asana practice that emphasizes meditation and breath-work and encourages inward focus and spiritual attunement. Basic Principle: Practicing Kripalu Yoga can initiate a gradual process of physical healing, psychological growth, and spiritual awakening
Low & Slow Yin
A class of deep stretching and long holds, poses held allowing the muscles to relax and the stretch to move deep into the connective and joints. Restorative poses are added to compliment these deep stretches by calming the nervous system. Offering maximum benefit to the mind and breath in these moments of stillness. All levels. Also great for beginners or anyone curious to try yoga.
A down-to-earth, midday practice of awareness and movement. This accessible balance of pose and breathwork serves to rejuvenate the central nervous system from the activity or inactivity of our day. The poses are in a set sequence, which you can leave on the mat, take with you, or share with everyone! This is a one-size-fits all, so wherever you are on your journey, you’re welcome to drop in! And this class is only $5.00!
Restorative Yoga & Reiki
This class offers deep relaxation, meditation and renewal of the body’s energy. It consists of passive poses that focus on the breath to release unnecessary tension in the body and mind. This gentle class involves the use of props to enter a deeper relaxation and rejuvenation. This yoga relaxing yoga practice is then enhanced by the therapeutic and calming touch of Reiki by Reiki Master, Gina DuMond. Appropriate for all levels.
Simply put, round robin is about 'taking turns.' Every Saturday one of our teachers or guest teachers will take a turn to facilitate the class. That means you may experience a vinyasa flow, a yin practice, restorative poses, or some other surprise. This is a practice in being present, open, and curious to the experience.
This class will draw upon poses from the Ashtanga series among other sources. It will include a warm up, some sun salutations, and standing and sitting asanas. There will be finishing poses as well as shavasana. Ashtanga is a practice with a long history and the basis for many other yoga styles. Modifications be given as needed. There will be an emphasis on proper alignment and individualized teaching. All levels are welcome for this fun, yet challenging class.
Vinyasa Level 2
Vinyasa Level 2 classes provide a comfortable and fun setting for a challenging and invigorating yoga practice. With its roots in the ashtanga primary series, the Vinyasa class invites students to unite their bodies, minds, and hearts through asana (poses), pranayama (breath), pratyahara (removal of the senses), and other aspects of the eight limb practice. Come work your deepest muscles to stretch, twist, and strengthen yourself without limit. The class is designed to challenge all levels of practitioners, with pose modifications provided. The goal of every class is for students to leave feeling strong, peaceful, and refreshed.
Yoga for a Monday Morning
Whether you need some recovery time from your weekend warrior activities or just want to ease your way into your week, you will find comfort in this gentle, laid back class. Moving through traditional postures and flow, you can reset and reconnect with this grounding, centering practice.
Off-Site Class Offerings
Asana & Ales at Hex & Hop Brewing
10:00-11:00am on Sundays - Join us for a gentle all levels flow in this unique environment. Classes are $15 for a drop-in or use your existing Earthshine pass to attend. Please bring your own mat. Following class attendees will enjoy $1 off beers from 11:00-12:00pm. Hex & Hop Brewing is located at 1719 NY-3 Bloomingdale, NY. https://hexandhop.com
Yoga on the Deck - Paul Smith's College VIC
(June 25 - September 5)
An outdoor yoga class adds a different dimension to one's practice. Union with nature, humanity and the universe is truly felt, intensifying the experience. Participate in Sun Salutations while actually reaching for the sun. Enjoy a stunning playlist courtesy of the birds and the breeze. Feel rooted while holding tree pose in the forest. Classes will begin Tuesday, June 25 and conclude on Thursday, September 5. Yoga on the Deck takes place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00-10:15am, rain or shine, as there is alternative practice space inside. No advanced notice required, simply drop-in and practice. Classes can be paid for by cash, check, credit card, or with an existing class pass through the studio. This series is led by Jackie Foster and she can be reached at email@example.com.
Our Classes and The Atmosphere
All classes are mixed levels unless otherwise stated. Beginners are welcome in any class. We aim to provide an environment that is welcoming to students of all levels. Please know that props, mats, blocks, bolsters and blankets are available free of charge to any attendee for all of our classes.
If you are new to a yoga practice we would be happy to help guide you to the class that would help you begin your yoga journey. http://www.earthshineyogastudio.com/schedule.html or click our 'Schedule' tab.
Private sessions are available as an option to get started on a personal practice, to help with healing from injury, or to work on specific poses.
Small groups can also arrange for their own class.
Refer to the 'Private Yoga Session' tab under 'Schedule' to find contact information.