“If you can breathe, you can practice yoga.” Beth Shaw
Enjoy the benefits that yoga practice can bring us — increased flexibility, strength, and increased circulation. It stimulates our internal organs and our nervous system. It improves skin detoxification and brings clarity and focus to the mind. It helps us to sleep soundly and reduces our stress. Be fit and improve your quality of life!
All yoga, hot yoga, and virtual yoga classes are included in your Thorbeckes membership
Contact Jen Watson at [email protected] for more information.
Benefits of Yoga
- Increased Flexibility and Strength
- Healing – Proven to help heal old injuries and prevent new injuries from occurring.
- Reduces the chance for heart attack and stroke.
- Relieve Symptoms of Chronic Diseases; Cancer, Arthritis, and Heart Disease
- Detox – You will sweat which will purify your muscles and organs.
- Adjust Posture
- Improve Digestive System
- Increase Metabolism
- Weight Loss
Yoga Class Schedule
This is for Chehalis only, see the Centralia Group Fitness schedule for class availability.
Yoga Class Descriptions
Hot Power Flow
Hot Power Flow is performed in 105 degree heat, and up to 40 perfect humidity. This is a vigorous yoga session that is pre-choreographed to uplifting music. The class will go through core work, flow, balance training, then end with Savasana.
Hot Power Vinyasa
Flow through a challenging yet fun series of asanas or poses that link to your breath. The room is kept at 105 degrees to help heat up the body and aid in detoxification. Bring a hand towel or mat towel to prevent slipping, and please bring your water bottle. This class is recommended for intermediate to advanced students.
Warm yoga is a form of yoga as exercise performed under warmer than normal and humid conditions, resulting in extra sweating. Temperatures can reach up to 95 degrees.
Flow through a series of asanas or poses that link to your breath. The room is kept at 95 degrees to help heat up the body and aid in detoxification. Bring a hand towel or mat towel to prevent slipping, and please bring your water bottle. This class is recommended for intermediate students but all skill levels are welcome.
Traditional Yin style class with low to the ground relaxing poses that are held for an extended amount of time. Yoga props used and provided. Studio will be kept at 75 degrees and all skill levels welcome.
Nathan is a lifelong learner who has always been fascinated by the human body but after gaining experience in traditional training methods, felt that something was lacking. Enter yoga. With an inclusive attitude, Nathan believes that yoga truly is for everyone. He believes that yoga offers a way into the world and into oneself that is not known in other areas of study. He approaches yoga to go deeper than the physical world, working towards peace in the mind and spirit, as well as the body. When not teaching yoga Nathan is often reading or creating music.
Jasmine received her 200-hour teaching certificate in 2020 from True Self Yoga in Olympia. She has been practicing yoga for a decade on and off her mat, bringing the qualities she has learned out into the world. She is passionate about the mind, body, and spiritual benefits of yoga and believes everyone is capable of becoming a yogi. Her classes are a safe space where mindful movement and connection to breath are encouraged. She offers a variety of styles including Slow Flow, Yin, and Hot Vinyasa. In her off time, Jasmine enjoys spending time outdoors with her family- whether it be hanging out with their pet pig, camping, hiking, kayaking, swimming or…. more yoga.
Jessica has been practicing yoga for over 20 years and teaching since 2017. Studying under Firefly Yoga Studio in Olympia, she became an ERYT-200 with Yoga Alliance International. Jessica also holds additional training in Alignment, Yin, Meditation, & Yoga Nidra. Jessica’s classes focus on inclusivity and making sure yoga is truly for every body. You will find warmth and a deep understanding of the practice of yoga in her classes.
Lauren received her 200 Hour Power Yoga Certification in 2012. She has taught many different styles of Yoga, including; gentle, restorative, fusion classes and even preschool yoga. Lauren is very passionate in her teaching and she provides a welcoming and safe environment for her students. When she’s not on her mat, she can be found in her garden or tending to her ducks. She enjoys the outdoor country life with her husband & two kids.
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