Santosha yoga is dedicated to offering exceptional yoga classes to suit the individual student. Please arrive 15 minutes before the start time to discuss any medical concerns or injuries you may have with the teacher.
Santosha yoga has the right to refuse admission to the class if a health form and disclaimer has not been completed.
All yoga classes are taught with integrity and the student interest at the heart of the teachings. Classes include music, Sanskrit chanting, hands on assists, postural alignment detail, massage in Jivamukti classes, teachings on a vegetarian/vegan diet-encouraging a yoga practice both on and off the mat.
Parking is available at all venues. Please allow extra time if you are coming from out of the cities.
Description of Yoga styles offered – which style/class suits your needs?
It is important to understand the format of the class/workshop you are attending, further information can be found on the relevant pages.
This course provide a supportive and encouraging atmosphere to develop a yoga practice. A theme is discussed and explored over 12 weeks with relevant handouts and home practice tips. Suitable for beginners, student teachers and students looking for in depth study. Classes include structure of asana, chanting, pranayama, relaxation, meditation and philosophy. All classes use props.
Fundamentals / Open class develop the 5 tenants of Jivamukti yoga and are for the beginner to advanced student. Andrea is an Advanced certified teacher of the method. Andrea teaches 2 basics classes a week and an Open level. Read Jivamukti Yoga page for further details.
A method that uses holding passive poses to develop a meditational quality in the practice. Focus is on hips, lower spine and pelvis, this is an ideal class for students who want to move slower . Philosophy and meditation is included in the classes. Read Yin yoga page for further details.
To relax and renew the body and mind, staying in the postures with focus and awareness- a perfect practice for beginners to learn about relaxation and healing. Props are used throughout- including bolsters, eye bandages , blocks and blankets. Used in one to one sessions and on workshops and retreats. Read Restorative yoga page for further details.
A slow floor based class incorporating long held postures to develop knowledge and understanding of the meridian system. This class includes Buddhist dharma teachings and Taoist perspectives interwoven into the class and includes Buddhist meditation. Props may be used to access the poses.