Class Descriptions


abide yoga offers a variety of classes that emphasize movement or stillness or a little bit of both.  aiming to meet students where they are, our class schedule offers something for everyone.

no flexibility required.

Vinyasa Yoga Classes

All vinyasa classes link breath with movement and incorporate standing postures, balances, backbends, inversions and renewing forward bends.

 

Vinyasa Flow Basics

Wednesday 9:30am – 10:30am

 

Vinyasa Flow

Wednesday 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Thursday 6:45pm - 7:45pm

 

Abide Rocks! All Levels Vinyasa Flow

Flow to an awesome soundtrack! We will visit different years, genres of music, bands, and musical themes in this super fun all levels/intermediate vinyasa flow class. Stay tuned to our Facebook page to see which music we'll be playing this week.

Monday 6:30pm – 7:30pm

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised Powerful Flow

Get strong, get steady, get ready to make some change happen! Energizing music, strong vinyasa flow, and a great community vibe are the hallmarks of this class.

Tuesday 5:45pm - 6:45pm

Saturday 10:45am - noon

 

Slow Vinyasa

Standing, seated, and balancing poses, all slowed down to help you really feel what you're doing.  Perfect for those just starting out on their yoga journey.

Thursday 9:30am – 10:45am

 

Yin & Restorative Yoga Classes

A more passive approach to the physical practice, Yin & Restorative classes offer time to relax, rejuvenate and restore.  These feel-good classes are great on their own or to offer the perfect balance to vinyasa-style practices.  Yin & Restorative classes are great for yogis of all levels.

 

Yin Yoga

Yin yoga is a mostly passive practice during which the poses are done seated or reclining on the floor.  Each pose is held from 1-10 minutes and helps to safely release tight connective tissue, joints, and fascia.  A meditative form of yoga, it also helps us to learn to keep our bodies and our minds still.

Tuesday 9:30am - 10:30am

Friday 9:30am – 10:30am

Sunday 9:00am – 10:15am

 

Restorative Yoga

Release and relax while being fully supported by different props and hands on assists.  This 75 minute class will leave you deeply rejuvenated.  Perfect for anyone with a fast paced or stressful lifestyle who would like the chance to totally let go and calm down.

Wednesday 7:45pm – 9:00pm

Yin + Restorative for Good Sleep

Using props, and staying low to the ground, we'll visit a variety of yin and restorative yoga poses designed to help ground you, steady you, and get you into the headspace for good sleep. 

Monday 7:45pm - 8:45pm

Hybrid Yoga Classes

hybrid classes offer the "best of both worlds" incorporating the yin and the yang of yoga, the balance between movement and rest.

 

 

Slow + Low

A gentle, low to the ground practice exploring breath awareness and the edges of your personal practice.   Subtle movement is key; A mindful, stretch-y, low-structure class. "Restorative in Motion". Especially recommended if you live a high-stress, fast-paced lifestyle, if you have anxiety, or if you are the parent of small children ;).

Tuesday 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Slow + Low + Tarot

The same as Slow + Low, but themed each week with a tarot card reading.

Thursday 8:00pm – 9:00pm 

Gentle + Intentional

This creative class features seated poses, deep stretches, gentle movement, and some strengthening poses. 

Monday 9:30am - 10:30am

Sunday Chill Flow

Sunday Chill Flow is like a nice, easy Sunday evening drive. It's a sweet yoga class that's a blend of slow flow movement, deep stretches and relaxation poses. All movement and poses are practiced with the support of different props. Interwoven with poetic and soulful melodies, space is offered for resting the mind, body and soul. On occasion, weather permitting, classes are held outside on Abide's lawn, taking in sounds of nature, the sunshine, and possibly a little bit of sky-gazing too! 

Sunday 5:30pm - 6:30pm

 

Slow Vinyasa + Meditation

An hour of Slow Vinyasa Flow and 15 minutes of seated or reclining guided meditation.

Saturday 8:00am – 9:15am

Slow Build

Our early morning class. Begins with a nice long warm up, moves into some heat building poses, and ends with a a generous savasana.

Monday 6:30am - 7:30am

Friday 6:30am - 7:30am

 

Core Awareness + Stress Relief

Loosen yourself from stress and anxiety with this sweet class that nurtures your deepest core muscles (such as the psoas) and can help to alleviate chronic stress response.  This class consists of core strengthening poses, a healthy dose of of yin and restorative yoga poses, and is appropriate for students of all levels.

Saturday 9:30am – 10:30am

Gentle Movement + Yoga Nidra

Delicious, relaxed movement designed to ease physical tension, followed by a deeply rejuvenating Yoga Nidra. The perfect way to end your work week!

Friday 5:45pm – 6:45pm

 

Community Practice

Our weekly Pay What You Can full length yoga class. Come as you are, breathe, move, and rest. YOU ARE WELCOME HERE.

Sunday 10:30am – 11:30am

Prenatal Yoga

relax the mind, soothe the body, connect with your baby and other moms-to-be.              birth partners are welcome!

NEW SERIES w. Caitlin Harwood coming mid-summer!

Meditation

guided meditation to help you tune in to yourself and quiet your busy mind.

Exploring Meditation

Tuesday 10:35am - 11:00am

Thursday 10:35am - 11:00am

All Meditation classes are community donation based offerings. Suggested donation is $5-10.

PRIVATE SESSIONS and PRIVATE CLASSES AVAILABLE - Want to approach your yoga practice one one one, or in a very small group setting?  I can work with your specific needs to formulate a custom-made sequence of poses.  Private sessions are conducted at Abide Yoga on Larchmere in Cleveland or in your home.  

YOGA PARTIES available for adults and children alike.  What better way to begin your next trip around the sun, your wedding day, or other special life event than with some yoga with your friends and family.