mama workout classes
For mamas ready to sweat! These classes are created to challenge you to push your limit, regain strength and clear + reset your mind.
mama cardio blast (0 - 3 y.o. welcome)
tues. 9:00am (lauren*)
* kate h. is teaching while lauren is on maternity leave
A strong, cardio workout for the mama who is ready to sweat! This 45-minute class will take you through cardio bursts and muscle-trembling, strengthening circuits, followed by abs and a few minutes of stretching + cool down. Please bring a yoga mat with you. The studio has mats for rent + purchase if needed. Mamas are encouraged to wear a supportive sports bra.
Your babies + tots are welcome to accompany you to this class. The studio has blankets and a few baby lounge pillows for use for pre-walkers, while tots are free to safely explore the space. You may choose to wear your baby in a structured carrier to intensify your workout.
mama bootcamp (0 - 14 mos. welcome)
wed. 11:30am (katie) | sat. 8am (leah)
This pre/postnatal bootcamp-inspired circuit training class focuses on building/restoring your physical strength + endurance. Your pre-walking babies are welcome to just "observe" the class or you may choose to increase the intensity of your workout by wearing them in a structured carrier. Please bring your yoga mat (though mats are also available for rent or purchase at the studio).
mama sculpt (0 - 3 y.o. welcome)
fri. 10:00am (lauren*)
* zeynep is teaching while lauren is on maternity leave
A legit MAMA WORKOUT with your walker/toddler(s) in tow! This 45-minute class focuses on core strength, breathing, and proper alignment using both full-range motion and isometric pulses to help quickly burn, fatigue, and sculpt the muscles using light free-weights, bands, and gravity. You will have the opportunity to incorporate + connect with your tot in between sets with simple cardio movements. You are welcome to wear your little one (in a structured carrier), encourage them to mirror your movements, or simply let them roam free in happy baby's safe, open studio space; whatever works best for you + your child. Please bring your yoga mat (though mats are also available for rent or purchase at the studio).
*Modifications available if you have a diastasis recti or other postpartum core strength issues; please inform the instructor at the beginning of class*
mama mat pilates (0 - 14 mos. welcome)
stay tuned for new classes
This class is designed to help you recover, tone and strengthen your body post birth. This full body workout focuses on strengthening the abdominals, the pelvic floor muscles, and the back. Pilates not only helps recover from delivery, but also helps you increase overall fitness. Mamas are welcome to bring their pre-walking babies to this class but this is certainly not a requirement. Please bring your yoga mat (though mats are also available for rent or purchase at the studio).
mama flow - vinyasa yoga (0 - 14 mos. welcome)
stay tuned for new classes
A strong vinyasa flow class for postnatal mamas ready to get a good sweat. Vinyasa classes use the linking together of movement and breath to create flow sequences, utilizing poses from the ashtanga series. Every class will be different but always fun, while cultivating balance, flexibility, strength, and endurance. Your pre-walking babies are welcome to join you but they will not be actively incorporated into the class. Please bring your yoga mat (though mats are also available for rent or purchase at the studio).
mama restorative classes
These classes are for the mama that needs to ease back into her workout routine or wants to compliment the more grueling workout with a nice, restorative one. Go at your own pace + safely regain your strength with our instructors who are trained and experienced in working with postnatal mamas.
baby + me yoga (0 - 18 mos.)
thurs. 10:45am (alicia) *also offered as special series (mon. 4:15pm)
During class you will be guided through asana to strengthen, tone and nurture your temple - your postnatal body, mind and soul. This is an opportunity to not only connect with your baby but with other mama's who are navigating their way through motherhood. Babies will be choreographed in as needed and you may find yourself dancing and singing (possibly while wearing your little one), other times we may incorporate baby massage or sign language and always hold space for breath and meditation. Motherhood brings transformation that is unlike no other and this class supports you, honors you and aims to create love and light along the way. Please bring your yoga mat (though mats are also available for rent or purchase at the studio).
offered as special series wed./fri. 2:30pm (becca) *0 - 12 mos. welcome
This class will focus on therapeutic applications of poses and breathing to deal with the common postpartum discomforts. It is designed to help you regain your core strength, release stress, and realign all those over-worked muscles that come from lifting, holding, and caring for your little one. The nourishing sequences will help to increase endurance, strengthen the entire body, and release neck and shoulder tension, while relaxing the nervous system and reducing fatigue. Your pre-walking babies are welcome to join you but they will not be actively incorporated into the class. Please bring your yoga mat (though mats are also available for rent or purchase at the studio).
sun. 11:00am (sam) **moms only
This is an important time for us as we navigate this journey into motherhood. Dedicating time just for Mom to focus on mind and body in this 60-minute, specially designed postnatal yoga class. Together we will learn how to safely return to the mat, repairing the pelvic floor muscles, learning safe and effective ways to re-strengthen the core, open the shoulders to relieve stress and tension, and find balance through pranayama and meditation. Women should be at least 6 weeks postnatal with clearance from a physician or midwife. No yoga experience required, all levels welcome!
candlelight yin yoga
sun. 7:30pm (brenda c.) *adults only
Yin Yoga consists of a series of long-held, passive floor poses that target mainly the connective tissues, such as the ligaments, joints, bones, and deep fascia network of the body, as well improving energy flow throughout the body. Yin Yoga is a great complement to a more active muscular style of asana practice (yang). If you are tired, over-stimulated, and need to quiet your mind, this class is for you. Benefits of Yin Yoga include: stress reduction, calming and balancing the mind and body, greater joint mobility, increased circulation, improved flexibility, fascial release, and deeper relaxation. This soothing and relaxing, candlelit class is set to music.
All levels welcome but ADULTS only for this restorative practice.
Pre-registration encouraged but drop-ins welcome.
fun, family yoga + music classes
our family classes are created for the whole family to enjoy. bring the whole family and play with us!
family yoga (all ages)
sat. 9:00am (jules)
Family yoga is a fun, playful, and meditative way to move together mindfully through flow sequences, as well as partner/group poses. Developmentally appropriate yoga postures (with modifications as necessary), animated breathing exercises and soothing relaxation techniques awaken the inner-child of all age participants. Laughter and love fill each class and is sure to inspire the entire family’s relationship. Adults and children of all ages and abilities welcome! Please bring a mat for each family member 4 years and up and REGISTER SEPARATELY FOR EACH MEMBER with their own mat.
tot rock with mr. tucker (0 - 4 y.o.)
wed. 9am | thurs. 6pm | sat. 10am (tucker)
Tucker teaches an interactive "toddler + me" experience that incorporates classic folk + rock standards with imaginative voice + movement exercises. Tucker uses percussive + other musical instruments to help educate the students. Tucker also strives to inspire parents + children to dig deeper into the music he plays for them. Most importantly, we want everyone to have fun with Mr. Tucker while deepening their appreciation for music + movement.
baila baila (spanish music) (0 - 4 y.o.)
thurs. 2:30pm (isabel) (0 - 14 mos.)
thurs. 3:30pm (isabel) (14 mos. - 4 y.o.)
Baila Baila™ is a wonderful musical creation that exposes babies to the Spanish language and teaches toddlers Spanish skills through a fun, engaging class. The diverse and contemporary rhythms make the learning easy and fun.
happy baby jam session (0 - 4 y.o.)
** on hiatus in nov./dec. 2017 while andy is on a conservation mission in the sea of cortez **
Parent + child jam sessions are offered for young musicians who aren't ready for formal lessons yet. These 45-minute classes are designed to expose your child to music through fun hands-on interaction with real instruments, including drums, guitars, microphones, violins, and more.
movin' groovin' world music (0 - 4 y.o.)
fri. 1pm (natalie) ** november + december 2017
Sing-along, dance-along and play-along as you learn a new language and have a blast! In these interactive Parent & Me classes, parents & babies/tots learn delightful songs and dances that stimulate your child’s natural response to music. Added bonus: learn a couple of French songs from Natalie's newly released children's bilingual CD, which isi available for purchase at happy baby! Learning + being exposed to new languages at this young age is such a valuable developmental gift to give to our little one. This is a world music class. You will hear music from different countries and styles!