Yoga Styles

Vinyasa

More than just moving your body, Vinyasa yoga reinforces your ability to flow with your breath. At Black Lotus Yoga, we’ve created a safe, welcoming environment where you can leave the troubles of the day behind and thrive on your mat. Whether you’re an experienced yogi or trying yoga for the first time, you’ll find your happy place in our studio.


Is Vinyasa Yoga a Good Fit for You?

Also called Flow Yoga, Vinyasa uses the breath to link one posture to the next. In this way, transitions are just as important as the postures and can be considered postures in and of themselves. Even when your body is still, you’ll be focusing on deep, relaxing breaths. By strengthening the connection between body, mind, and breath, Vinyasa yoga empowers you to stretch, focus, and practice mindfulness. Sound interesting? Try out a class today.


See You On Your Mat

At Black Lotus Yoga, we’re happy to offer an accessible yoga studio with a schedule that fits your own. Our staff offers more than 10 years of combined experience, bringing a personalized commitment to every class. No matter your age or ability, you’ll find a home at Black Lotus Yoga. We look forward to seeing you!

 

Yin

If you’re dying to just settle in and breathe for a while, Yin yoga may be the perfect fit for you. While it doesn’t involve as much movement as Vinyasa yoga, it’s still a formidable workout that you’ll feel the day after. At Black Lotus, we’re delighted to offer Yin yoga classes for every age and ability.


Explore the Benefits of Yin Yoga

Targeting the deep connective tissues of the body, Yin yoga uses passive floor postures to ensure you return to your day feeling refreshed. You’ll often hold postures for three, five, or even 20 minutes. You’ll learn to relax, breathe, and meditate as long-neglected tissues receive the attention they crave. In short, you’ll dive deep and come back up rejuvenated in mind and body. Yin yoga is easy to modify for ability and can be practiced by almost anyone. The benefits are so powerful, you won’t want to miss out.


Learn More in a Class

We’re passionate about making yoga accessible, enjoyable, and valuable for everyone. Visit our Palisades studio and explore our classes. Under the guidance of our experienced instructors, you’ll be able to build a practice that enriches every aspect of your life. We can’t wait to meet you!

 

Viniyoga

If traditional yoga doesn’t work for you, or you often find yourself competing with the practitioners around you, Viniyoga can be a welcome relief. Focused on customization, Viniyoga is a unique format that offers many benefits. At Black Lotus Yoga, we feel privileged to provide classes that empower you to be the best person you can be. Bring your mat, and let’s get started.


Yoga Your Way

If you aren’t getting what you need out of your current yoga practice, it’s time to change things up. Viniyoga gives you the chance to differentiate and adapt yoga to be appropriate for your fitness journey. It’s also profoundly accessible for all ages and abilities. Our instructors give you the tools you need to personalize the process of self-discovery and transformation. Fulfill your potential with the help of Viniyoga.


Try It Out Today

By adapting to your unique needs, interests, and conditions, Black Lotus Yoga’s classes help you take full ownership of your practice. You’ll feel at home in our Palisade studio the moment you step through the door, so don’t wait. Check out our schedule and try a class today.

 

Kundalini

Known as the “yoga of awareness,” Kundalini yoga opens your heart, builds strength, and elevates the energy located at the base of your spine. This style of yoga focuses on breath and movement and challenges you both physically and mentally. Secretly practiced for years, this style was first shared publicly by teacher Yogi Bhajan when he came to North America in 1968. Designed to give you a hands-on experience of your highest consciousness, Kundalini is much more than just a system of physical exercises. It is a dynamic, powerful tool for expanding awareness and strengthening your nervous system to excel within a stressful world. Learn more about Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan.

 

Workshops

Curious about a certain aspect of yoga? Want to dive deeper? You’ll find what you need in our workshops. The Black Lotus Yoga team is proud to offer opportunities for you to grow, learn, and meet new friends. Our instructors offer more than a decade of experience and are always coming up with new ways to share the incredible benefits of yoga. Check out our workshops and be sure to connect with us on social media so you don’t miss out.

Our first workshop will be an Introduction to Ayurveda hosted by Michaela Genitheim. Look out for more details!

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