Schedule

PACIFIC YEW YOGA CLASSES

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Mountain Flow Yoga
Monday 9:15am 60 min

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Mountain Flow begins with a juicy warm-up that invites us to feel deeply connected and prepares us for a strong vinyasa flow that promises to challenge your balance, strength, and mental boundaries in a safe environment. Once we have reached our peak we enjoy the gentle decline bringing our mind and body back into deep synchronicity. Practice led by Suzanne Zupancic
Grace & Grit Yoga
Wednesday 9:15am/Thursday 5:30pm 60 min

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A yoga class with a slower pace and more space for you to create avenues that offer deeper connections within your body, heart, and mind through intention. We will focus on alignment, breath, and the power of your thoughts. This class will inspire and empower you to be your best you within a supportive community. This class is for all levels. Mellow Music and a warm 80 degrees. Practice led by Wendy Humphreys
Yoga Strong         
Tuesday 6pm 60 min/Saturday 8:30am 75 min

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A powerful vinyasa flow taught in a 85 degree heated studio. This is the class that will inspire you to strengthen your body as well as your soul using breath and core strength to carry you from one pose to the next, infused with music and thought. Wendy or Jennifer will encourage and support you throughout class. Be prepared to sweat, bring water, and a hand towel with your mat. For all levels. Practice led by Wendy Humphreys or Jennifer Borgen Price
Kids Yoga
Saturday 11:45am 45 min Bi-Weekly Class Starting September 15th!

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Class Dates: September 15th/29th, October 13th/27th, November 3rd/17th, December 1st/15th. *Special Kids Yoga Event October 19th 10:30-11:15 am (No school)
Imagine a class that allows kids to explore their natural ability to move and stretch in a way that places the focus on what you feel in a yoga pose.  Kids can use their imagination when sounding or moving like the animal the pose looks like such as meows during cat pose or flapping their wings in butterfly.  Breathing exercises are taught to help kids cope with the pressures of school and cultivate the ability to be calm when stress arises. Through mindful movement and yoga related games kids will create a healthy relationship with their body that increases confidence, encourages an open heart and a positive attitude.  We want you to share this experience with your child ages 5-10; cost for parent and child is $10 and each additional child is $5.00.  This class will be offered twice a month.  Practice led by Charlotte Ridinger or Donna Kanan. Check MindBody for instructor.
Gentle Flow Yoga
Tuesday 7:15pm 60 min

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Work on balance and flexibility in this slower paced yoga flow. This class focuses on alignment along with learning how to modify poses/postures to fit your level of practice. Come ready to tune into your body and move organically with gentle supportive music to inspire you to be open and let go and invite in new space. Practice led by Kat Johnson
Barre Above
Tuesday/Thursday 9:15am 60 min

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Barre Above is for the student looking for a fitness class that incorporates a combination of postures inspired by elements of ballet, Pilates, and yoga. Barre exercises rely mainly upon your bodyweight for resistance and moves that will challenge your core stability and balance. You will be spending some time on your mat as well as using the barre as a prop to balance while doing exercises that focus on isometric strength training (holding your body still while you contract a specific set of muscles) combined with high reps of small range-of-motion movements. “No tutus or previous barre experience required!” Experience fun music and words of encouragement and support. Props are provided. Please bring a mat or you can rent one from the studio. Practice led by Wendy Humphreys or Sherry Doggett
Vinyassa Barre Fusion
Monday 7:15pm 60 min

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The flow and power of vinyasa yoga combined with the grace and strength of ballet barre in one class. Class begins with a yoga vinyasa warm up, then moves to a strengthening series at the barre, and finishes with a slow core flow and restorative yin postures to balance the body and mind. Practice led by Ariana Van Beurden
Therapeutic Yoga
Friday 8:45am 75 min

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This class is open to Pre & Postnatal Yoga, Mama/Baby Yoga, Therapeutic Yoga, and those needing a slower and more intentional practice. It is the only yoga class offered in the Willamette Valley for all abilities and encompassing all ages. We are most excited to have mamas and their babies practicing together with our senior yogis! So many studies have been done revealing the benefits on the aging brain that babies and young children have and we welcome this time to be open to that; for us not only to come together for yoga, but to rebuild the Village we should have together. Practice led by Chama Bovee
Flow Yoga
Thursday 7:15pm 60 min

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This class is energizing with a flowing Vinyasa style that incorporates physical awareness through modifications and cues for a safe and effective practice. Moving from pose to pose with breath taking time to ease into each pose building strength, flexibility, and balance within the body and you will gain peace of mind through meditation. Let go of expectations and allow yourself an hour to feel challenged, accepted, and free. Practice led by Donna Kanan
Sunday Morning YinVin Yoga
Sunday 9:15am 75 min

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VinYin Yoga will tone, strengthen and rinse your body, clear your mind and leave you with a sense of accomplishment and empowerment. The dynamic mix of sweat and spirit that is cultivated in this class will unlock your hidden potential for achieving authentic personal power and living an extraordinary life. Students of all levels of experience are welcome, and options are given to both modify and intensify poses. Practice led by Kat Johnson or Suzanne Zupancic
Candlelight Hatha Yoga
Sunday 6:00pm 60 min

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Settle your energy and set your intentions for the upcoming week. Candlelight Hatha is designed for relaxation and rejuvenation. This class is made up of restorative poses and deep stretching to help you release any built-up stress or tension in the body. And of course, we will be practicing in candlelight! Practice led by Pacific Yew Yoga Instructors
New Class! Starting November 9th!
Breath of Hatha Yoga
Monday/Friday 7:00am 75 min
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Start your Monday/Friday mornings with Liz bringing you Breath of Hatha! This class focuses on the traditional elements of yoga. Each class begins with a brief guided meditation or guided breathing exercise then followed by a physical posture practice. The postures will range from easy to difficult and include modifications as needed. Each posture will be introduced in Sanskrit and English and moved through slowly, following the breath. After the practice, there is a 15 minute meditation following savasana. Practice led by Liz Hoffman
Grow & Flow Yoga
Friday 5:30pm 60 min

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Grow and Flow is a level 1-2 Vinyasa style class that utilizes several flow sequences that are added to as the class progresses. This class provides an opportunity for any level yogi to gain repetitions and confidence in their practice. Get ready to work up a sweat and smile along the way! Practice led by Conor Hegewald
High Noon Yoga
Tuesday/Thursday 12 noon 45 min

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High Noon is for the lunchtime, break time, get in and get out 45 minute yoga class. You will build strength, increase flexibility, and balance. Slip off your shoes and feel the ground beneath your feet, experience more expansion in your body and in your mind. Wear comfortable clothing, yoga pants not required but private changing rooms are available. Practice led by Wendy Humphreys
All Womens Yoga
Wednesday 7:15pm 60 min

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Are you the woman looking for a yoga practice that supports you in your body? Learn tools to use yoga to get the most out of your life both on and off the mat. Strengthen your core, expand your flexibility, and stretch into a deeper knowledge of who you are in a body-affirming environment. We will offer modifications and adjustments to create a yoga practice for you. We encourage all body types to join us. Practice led by Wendy Humphreys
Peoples Class Yoga – $5 Drop In
Saturday 10:15am 60 min

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This class will be taught by a Pacific Yew Yoga Team Instructor with the intent of giving you an opportunity to experience a variation of classes that we offer at the studio at an affordable cost.  We will create a class for you to strengthen your body inspire your mind and grow your soul. The class will be taught for all people. If you don’t have a mat you can use one of ours, a small donation appreciated. Practice led by Pacific Yew Yoga Instructors
PiYo
Monday/Wednesday 5:30pm 60 min

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PiYo is a hybrid athletic workout inspired by moves from both Pilates and Yoga. You will get your heart rate going while also incorporating the principles of stretch, strength training (using body weight), conditioning, and dynamic movement. You will be constantly moving to upbeat music and will leave class feeling stronger, more flexible, and more balanced. Practice led by Jessica Parker
World Tribal Fusion Belly Dance
Thursday 8:30pm 60 min

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This class is for new belly dancers or those who want to practice the foundational moves and formations. We will cover basic cues, movements, formations, and posture. Our music will tap into tribal roots and modern alternative music. Feel free to come in workout clothes. Coin belts are optional. Let’s dance! Dance led by Sarah Matson
Belly Dance Prep
Wednesday 3:30pm 60 min

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Do you want to take your dance to a stage or see what that might begin to look like? Check out our troupe practice and start to follow along. When you are ready, we will include you as a other wonderful part of our choreography and improv pieces. All our welcome! Dance led by Sarah Matson 
Yin & Nidra Yoga
Sunday 7:15pm 75 min

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4-Series Class held Sundays September 16, October 28, November 18, December 16.
YIN an intense stretching class designed to place stress on the connective tissues in the body. This is listed in Level Two even though it is a more passive practice with long holds, it can be intense. Works to increase flexibility and mobility, especially as you age. I’m just sayin’! You can sign up for one or sign up for all four. 
YOGA NIDRA explore the practice of Yoga Nidra while in a supported savasana (corpse pose). The actual translation is “yogic sleep”. Yoga Nidra is a guided meditation that takes you through many stages of relaxation. It is said to be equal to 3 hours of sleep. Who couldn’t use extra sleep?! Practice led by Suzanne Zupancic
Meditation: New Moon Women’s Circle
Monthly Event: Check MINDBODY or FB for date/time
Magic happens when women gather in circles to share what’s really going on inside their hearts. As part of The Global Sisterhood movement, every new moon, thousands of women in 80+ countries gather in Sister Circles to heal themselves, uplift others, and transform the world. Join our local chapter of The Global Sisterhood at Pacific Yew Yoga for our Sister Circle and Meditation. Each new moon has a theme for transformation, sisterhood, and healing. We also take this time to plant seeds of intention for the current moon cycle.
What to Expect: the gathering events include a open heart meditation followed by singing bowls, intention setting for our goals or manifestations, and sharing time. Or whatever we feel called to do! We may sing, we may dance, we’ll most likely laugh a lot and even cry a little. You never know when you get a group of Wild Women together. The energy will be electric and we would LOVE for you to be there. Whether you’ve attended a women’s circle before, or this is your first time, we welcome you to join. No previous meditation or women’s circle experience is needed. Come exactly as you are.
​​Please dress comfortably as we will be sitting on the floor.
Feel free to bring something to add to our altar, that we will be building together. (this could be a flower, crystal, feather, candle or anything from your cultural traditions)
This is a FREE event. LOVE DONATIONS will be accepted to honor our sacred space, (this helps to pay for the studio, and other things purchased for the circle) No one will be turned away for lack of funds.
For up to date information and conversation Join our Facebook group “Women of YEW”
Meditation led by Valeria Pearson