Vinyasa Flow is derived from the more regimented style of Ashtanga, in which the sequence is the same every time.
Vinyasa Flow varies from class to class and teacher to teacher. The result is that you build a more balanced body and prevent repetitive motion injuries.
Vinyasa Flow targets your upper body strength and deepens your connection to your breath (an inhale or exhale initiates each movement).
Vinyasa Flow often begins with child’s pose and ends in savasana, and in between you move through a full life cycle of postures in between.
Vinyasa Flow requires stability to prevent injury. You don’t have to have the strength to begin with, but teachers will give you instruction on modifications and alignment to help you build the foundation of the postures.
Vinyasa Flow makes you more attentive. Because the class is different every time, you won’t always know what to expect, so you have to pay closer attention. (That will help you in any class!)
Try Vinyasa Flow on Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 2:30 p.m. (both unheated) and Mondays at 6:45 p.m. (heated). You’ll love it!