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We offer a perfect blend of traditional Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga and unique IY Specialty Classes, designed to help you explore and deepen your yoga experience. For more info check out our Roots.

Ashtanga Vinyasa Classes

Ashtanga Vinyasa is a dynamic form of yoga that produces a strong, lean and flexible body and brings clarity and calmness to the mind.

Foundation (Level 1 – 2)

Create strength, flexibility, balance and longevity in your Ashtanga practice with a solid Foundation. Learn detailed alignment in postures and how to breathe properly (Ujjayi) in this fun, informative and entertaining class. New students will learn the basics while building stamina and muscular endurance. More experienced students will work deeper, holding postures longer and refining their knowledge and understanding of alignment and breath. This class is suitable for expectant mothers, those working with injuries and those wanting a slower paced format. A class you can begin with and return to – all levels can benefit. Ashtanga based, Iyengar inspired.

Ashtanga Vinyasa (All Levels)

Move through 70% of the dynamic Ashtanga Vinyasa Primary (1st) series (see Ashtanga Vinyasa Level 3/4) in this moderate tempo, up-beat class. Strengthen and detoxify your body with this powerful and graceful practice. You’ll learn “jump-throughs”, “jump-backs” and the precise rhythm of breath that brings mental clarity and focus. All Levels welcome, advanced students deepen your understanding of Primary Series moving at a slightly slower pace.

Ashtanga Vinyasa (Level 3 – 4)

Ashtanga Vinyasa Primary (1st) Series as taught by the late Sri K Pattabhi Jois in Mysore, India. The series produces a deep internal heat that detoxifies, improves digestion, increases stamina, strength and flexibility while bringing mental clarity and focus. Postures are called out in Sanskrit with very little demonstration. Please attend Ashtanga Vinyasa All Levels or Mysore before attempting this class.

Mysore (All Levels)

Experience Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga the way it is taught in Mysore, India. Open practice, with a convenient time frame where students can arrive anytime during the times listed. Mysore is a highly personalized approach where the teacher assists you step-by step, posture by posture. You move at your own pace, to the rhythm of your own breath, in a quiet environment. Our highly experienced Mysore teachers (Trevor, Troy & Oreste) assist you in the form of hands on adjustments to guide your body into precise alignment of each pose. This class develops self-discipline and mental focus. Suitable for expectant mothers and those working with injuries (please tell teacher in advance). New to Mysore? Intro to Mysore Workshop here

Infinite Yoga Specialty Classes

Unique to Infinite Yoga, created by Dana Rae Paré, designed to complement our traditional classes and help you advance in your yoga practice.

Improv (All Levels, Level 3 – 4 & Level 5 w/Teacher Approval)

A dynamic class with a weekly in-depth focus (hip opening, backbending, arm balancing etc.) Slower paced, integrating longer holds, deeper breath and multiple prep postures to gain insight to more challenging poses while maintaining integrity in your yoga practice. Improv is Ashtanga-based, and inspired by each teacher’s background (Teacher biographies). The All Levels class explores the more challenging postures of Ashtanga Primary Series (1st), while Level 3-4 & 5 introduce postures from Intermediate and Advanced A Series (intro to 2nd & 3rd). Dancers and yoga teachers love this class – move slower, breathe better, go deeper!

Please Note: Saturday’s Level 5 class requires teacher approval. Please attend another class with Dana first to obtain approval.

Yoga Focus (All Levels)

A progressive workshop series with limited space and lots of personal attention. Combines the flow of a yoga class, information of a workshop and personal attention of a private yoga lesson. You’ll advance in your practice as you focus on one particular aspect of yoga. Students must pre-register for 6 consecutive Weds. or 3 consecutive Sats. Due to results received and limited space, these sell out quickly, please follow this link for the complete Yoga Focus schedule: Yoga Focus

“Thank you again for yet another amazing Yoga Focus! I have become not only addicted to the specialized focus but also spoiled by your semi private instruction!” Jennifer

IY-55 (All Levels)

Maximize your potential and optimize strength, balance and power. IY’s unique yoga conditioning class fuses traditional Ashtanga Vinyasa with Yoga Therapy and dance inspired strength-work. Rehab from injuries and fine tune your body by focusing on balance. You’ll strengthen your core and improve your backbends and your posture in just 55 mins!

Kid’s Yoga Summer Camp (Ages 3 – 8)

Drop your kids off to learn yoga, play and sing while Mom gets strong & lean in IY-55. Kid’s Yoga is on Thursday’s 9:00-10:00 and requires pre-reg. for each 5 week camp. More info and register here.

Please Note: This is class is NOT suitable for expectant mothers but is excellent for helping new mothers get back into their practice.

Soul Vinyasa (All Levels)

Move & breathe to a hot soundtrack, evocative words and impeccable sequencing. Challenge your body while elevating your soul! A dynamic flowing sequence combining Ashtanga precision and control with surrendering and letting go. Takes you on a journey out of the physical and IN to the music, the rhythm of your breath and an inward focus. Un-clutter your mind, sweat out stress & negativity & feel great about yourSelf!