Beginners Bliss

Practical Teachings for Calm Inner Reachings


Restorative Yoga

A Tailored Indulgence of Yoga Essentials

In Beginners Bliss, experience Yoga's many tools and its holistic influence on your health and healing. Picture yourself with other newcomers in a safe, small-group setting. You're moving, wiggling, and having fun.

Each of you is the joyful recipient of personalized attention and one-on-one instruction. A gentle exploration of body postures and breathing techniques begins to energize you. You even feel comfortable making mistakes and playing.

Walk away fully equipped with Yoga essentials and the confidence needed to practice Yoga in any setting.


Soulful Elements of Yoga

  • Enjoy Step-by-Step Instruction
  • Explore Yoga's Roots
  • Learn Traditional Yoga Poses
  • Become Body Aware
  • Understand Your Strength & Flexibility
  • Discover Your Breath
  • Explore Energetic Pathways
  • Feel Confident Practicing Yoga
  • Realize Focus & Attention
  • Experience Full-Body Relaxation
  • Find Comfort in a Healing Space
  • Enjoy small-class size
  • Take home Structured Practices
  • Have Fun

maha mudra yoga pose

An Invitation to Embrace Ancient Wisdom


The Wisdom of the Yoga Sutras:

Do you know that Yoga's roots are in India?

The ancient Yogis in India laid the groundwork for all of us to learn this lovely tradition. Sage Patanjali wrote the Yoga Sutras, the definitive text of Yoga and its philosophy. The Sutras, including four chapters and 196 aphorisms, are transliterated from Sanskrit script for all of us to enjoy. In Beginners Bliss, you will enjoy an introduction to the Sutras and its gift of wisdom for modern-day living.

The Rhythm of Movement in Asana: Are you eager to learn Yoga's many poses?

If so, you are in for a treat. In Beginners Bliss you will get an introduction to standing, lying, and sitting poses and modifications for each. At the end of the class series, you will feel confident in your ability to do most of the poses taught in general group classes. Equally important, you will learn the essential practice of coordinating breath with movement for a mindful approach to practicing Yoga.

The Power of Breathing: Have you thought about how important your breathing is in everyday life?

In Beginners Bliss you'll start with an introduction to breath awareness, one of the most powerful tools in Yoga. The ancient Yogis devised a system of breathing practices called prānāyāma, which translates in Sanskrit as ‘extension of life energy.’ Your breath simultaneously influences all layers of your body, mind, and emotions. Prānā, transported by breath, frees blocks in all layers. When this happens, your gifts begin to be revealed and your potential shines from within.

The Joy of Meditation: Does meditating sound intimidating to you or have you found it challenging?

Not to worry, in Beginners Bliss we'll break it down step-by-step for simple and doable meditative practices. We'll also explore objects of meditation for connecting deeper with your Self including mantra recitation. Mantra introduces you to the powerful effects of Sanskrit sounds and vibrations produced by ancient mantras. We'll top it off with guided relaxation to help you learn to surrender to stillness and quiet within.


Beginners Bliss Registration

Classes are limited to 4 participants and fill quickly.

May and June Beginners Bliss classes are now open

Tuesdays - - 4:30-6:30 p.m.

May 2, 9, 16 and June 6, 13, 20

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Soulful and Balanced

"I've tried yoga before but often found some studios a bit challenging for a newbie and tight-hamstringed person like myself. Sarah is very helpful, making sure to listen to your needs and finding a balance between comfort and challenge. The environment in her studio is quiet and calming, and I always leave feeling refreshed and energized."

— Bryan R.