Meditation & Guided Meditation Classes
At Zen Yoga Center, it is our hope to help you develop a meditation practice that resonates with you by introducing to you different styles and practices. The focusing on Zazen (Just sitting), Mindfulness of the Breath, Vipaśana and Loving-Kindness (Metta/Maitri) Meditation. Meditation is not about stopping the mind, but rather recognizing the natural tendencies of how the mind moves. In this, eventual recognition of the underlying peace in life emerges. Meditation is not a belief system. It is a disciplined practice that can heal the nervous system and unlock greater, more fulfilling potential in the brain. Practicing meditation can reduce stress, increase efficiency in action, and promote better sleep. Meditation is truly a discipline, but a very natural practice that can re-establish greater well-being and joy found in the present moment.
Zen Flow Yoga
This yoga class is an All-Levels-Yoga Class geared for students who desire a slow moving form of yoga. This slow flowing practice is perfect for stress reduction, creating a deeper sense of awareness, while building strength, mobility, and balance. Mindful breathing practices and movement awareness to serve the needs of each student. This class explores various meditation practices, with a minimum of 10 minutes included in each class.
Warm Power Vinyasa Flow Yoga
This yoga class is an advanced vinyasa flow class, students should be comfortable moving through Sun Salutations A & B, exploring arm balance postures, inversions and moving at steady space. The room temperature is anywhere from 76 to 82°. This class is not recommended for beginner students, students sensitive to heat, or those with high blood pressure, heart conditions or pregnancy. Please bring your own towel and water to hydrate.