Here is a list of the different styles of yoga


Anusara Yoga – Focuses on poses that open the heart and develops concentrated breathing techniques.

Ashtanga Yoga – Also known as Power Yoga.  Focuses on pushing yourself physically from pose to pose.  Usually suited for intermediate to advanced yoga students.

Atma Kriya Yoga – A series of simple yet powerful meditation and yoga techniques that work deep within to transform your life into a living experience.

Bikram Yoga – Hot Yoga classes help you detox both internally and externally by sweating it out in a steamy heated 40 degrees studio.

Hatha Yoga –  Class is likely to be focused on slow and gentle movements so it’s a great type of yoga to wind down with at night.

Iyengar Yoga – Focuses primarily on alignment and uses a lot of props to help with yoga poses.  Well suited for physical therapy.

Jivamukti Yoga –  Infuses chanting and “Vinyasa flow” poses with focus on Vegetarianism.

Kundalini Yoga – “Kundalini” focuses on the energy of the Root Chakra.  This yoga concentrates on strengthening the energy from your core.

Prenatal Yoga – Perfect for expectant mothers to help focus and develop breathing techniques to relieve pressure and stress during labour.

Restorative Yoga – Focuses on relaxation yoga poses to help you unwind after a long day.

Vinyasa Yoga – The most popular style of yoga.  It is based on the idea of “Vinyasa flow” which helps you flow from one position to the next.

Yin yoga – This yoga practice directs the stimulation normally created in the asana portion of the practice deeper than the superficial or muscular tissues and focuses on the joints.

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