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Class Descriptions

EPY offers Eugene a wide variety of yoga classes that cater to students of all ages, body types, and physical abilities. Check out the detailed descriptions below.

Essential Vinyasa classes center around a core set of postures from each major category, presenting a balanced workout for the entire body that helps to reset the mind. Strength, stamina,…

Tapas is a Sanskrit word that refers to the intense quality of fire that we cultivate as we practice, burning away all that does not serve us on the path. Tapas Vinyasa…

Originally developed by Taoist yogi Paulie Zink, Yin yoga aims to improve flexibility by stimulating the connective tissues to help increase circulation in the joints. Holding specific seated and supine…

These classes weave together the vital practices of both Gentle Flow and Yoga Nidra, with the aim of bringing participants back to the natural state of relaxation and expansiveness. Moving…

Vin/Yin is a marriage of the strong, yang Vinyasa Yoga with the receptive Yin Yoga. Active, yet grounding sun salutations and standing flows are offered in the first half of…

Yogi Bhajan brought the teachings of Kundalini Yoga to the West from India in 1969. Today they are practiced worldwide to quiet the mind so that we can more easily…

Gentle classes are perfect for those who desire a slower paced class, or those newer to yoga. A safe environment is created for students to explore their bodies, with poses that…

Restorative yoga is a deeply relaxing, yet invigorating practice that is beneficial for every type of student. Holding postures for 2 – 7 minutes on each side improves flexibility by stimulating the connective tissues, tones…

Zen Yoga classes focus on alignment, energy flow, and the Buddhist practice of mindfulness. Routines flow from one pose to the next, and postures are practiced while standing, sitting, or lying down.…

Kids Yoga classes help children develop healthy bodies, flowering hearts, and a calm, focused mind! Classes include heaps of playful movement and partner activity. Poses are related to aspects of nature, such as trees, birds, and…

Meditations begin with about 5 minutes of stretches to warm the body in preparation for sitting. Students are encouraged to sit in any posture that feels comfortable, with options including…