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Drop-In Classes

Daily live classes to grow your Yoga practice

Join us in our beautiful yoga studio for yoga classes in Kitchener-Waterloo or for virtual yoga classes from the comfort of your own home.

Not sure which class is for you? Click "Details" under any class on the schedule to read the descriptions. Or scroll down and check out our Class Type Continuum to see which classes jive with how you want to move.

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Drop-In Schedule


Sat May 25

  • IN-STUDIO Strength & Flow

    with Carin
    Details

    Movement: Strength training & yoga asana - active, powerful, strong pace

    Mood: invigorating, upbeat, informative

    This athletic, invigorating, and informative class will leave you feeling strong and empowered. We’ll blend yoga postures and flows with creative techniques to build strength progressively and help you become more balanced and flexible. This class will challenge the idea that passive stretching is the best way to increase flexibility. Suitable for adventurous beginners.

     
    Reserve your spot at least 30 min in advance.
     
    Please see our website for our full COVID-19 policies.
    10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  • OUTDOOR / INDOOR Slow Flow

    with Alissa
    Details

    Movement: Yoga asana & mobility - both unrushed and active, exploratory, ends with restful poses
    Mood: nourishing, calming, introspective

    Nourishing and calming, Slow Flow focuses on mindful movement and an introspective attitude. This class maintains an active but unrushed pace and is great for those who want to soften their focus on details and simply enjoy moving.

    ** OUTDOOR / INDOOR classes will be held outside on the deck when the weather is nice, but will move inside when it is rainy or too hot to practice outside. Check out our Outdoor Yoga page for more information.

    Please reserve your spot at least 30 minutes in advance.

    11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Sun May 26

  • IN-STUDIO Slow Flow

    with Carol
    Details

    Movement: Yoga asana & mobility - both unrushed and active, exploratory, ends with restful poses
    Mood: nourishing, calming, introspective

    Nourishing and calming, Slow Flow focuses on mindful movement and an introspective attitude. This class maintains an active but unrushed pace and is great for those who want to soften their focus on details and simply enjoy moving.

     
    Reserve your spot at least 30 min in advance.
     
    Please see our website for our full COVID-19 policies.
    9:30 AM – 10:45 AM
  • IN-STUDIO Flow & Restore

    with Nicole
    Details

    Movement: athletic & powerful, then gentle & restful

    Mood: upbeat & informative, then calming & settled

     

    For those who want the best of both worlds, Flow & Restore will take you from end to end of the movement spectrum. First, get all fired up with flowing yoga, strength, and mobility work. Then wind down with gentle stretches and some long, luxurious restorative poses.

     
    Reserve your spot at least 30 min in advance.
     
    See our website for our full COVID-19 policies.
    11:15 AM – 12:30 PM

Mon May 27

  • IN-STUDIO Strength Essentials

    with Nicole
    Details

    Movement: Strength training (not a yoga asana class) - active, powerful yet doable

    Mood: upbeat, informative, empowering

    If you’ve ever felt intimidated by strength training, this class will leave you feeling strong and empowered. You can build strength without a gym membership, and Strength Essentials is a great place to start or reintroduce strength training.

    In this class, you can expect to combine exercises that use external load (like hand weights and resistance bands) and body weight, and time for recovery. You’ll learn functional movements, like squats and doable push-up progressions, to help you build strength and increase capacity for daily tasks and recreational activities. We’ll take a fun and lighthearted approach to strength building in a group setting, and participants who attend regularly can expect to build physical capacity and confidence progressively, over time. This class is ideal for folks who want to increase bone density (to prevent the progression of osteoporosis) or gradually rebuild strength after a major life change such as a pregnancy or illness.

    **If you're practicing at home, you will benefit from having some combination of free weights; either kettlebells or dumbbells can work. Not everyone will have a selection of weights to choose from, but if you do, it’s great to have 3 total to choose from in these categories: one light-medium, one medium, and one heavy weight. Light vs medium vs heavy is all relative to the person, but consider light-medium as something you could manage to press overhead, medium as something you could add to your squat, and heavy as something you could pick up from the floor and carry below your hip level. I’m addition to weights, we will sometimes use a resistance band for warm-ups, so it’s handy to have one of those. Other props we sometimes use include, yoga blocks, a sturdy chair or bench, some space at the wall.

    Beginners of all ages with no major wrist, knee or core limitations are welcome and encouraged to participate

    **This class will include weight bearing on all fours (knees and wrists). Some alternatives will be given, however if you have significant limitations being on your hands and knees, we recommend starting with the Essentials class on the drop-in schedule.

    Reserve your spot at least 30 min in advance.

    Please see our website for our full COVID-19 policies.

    10:00 AM – 11:15 AM
  • IN-STUDIO Strength Essentials

    with Nicole
    Details

    Movement: Strength training (not a yoga asana class) - active, powerful yet doable

    Mood: upbeat, informative, empowering

    If you’ve ever felt intimidated by strength training, this class will leave you feeling strong and empowered. You can build strength without a gym membership, and Strength Essentials is a great place to start or reintroduce strength training.

    In this class, you can expect to combine exercises that use external load (like hand weights and resistance bands) and body weight, and time for recovery. You’ll learn functional movements, like squats and doable push-up progressions, to help you build strength and increase capacity for daily tasks and recreational activities. We’ll take a fun and lighthearted approach to strength building in a group setting, and participants who attend regularly can expect to build physical capacity and confidence progressively, over time. This class is ideal for folks who want to increase bone density (to prevent the progression of osteoporosis) or gradually rebuild strength after a major life change such as a pregnancy or illness.

    **If you're practicing at home, you will benefit from having some combination of free weights; either kettlebells or dumbbells can work. Not everyone will have a selection of weights to choose from, but if you do, it’s great to have 3 total to choose from in these categories: one light-medium, one medium, and one heavy weight. Light vs medium vs heavy is all relative to the person, but consider light-medium as something you could manage to press overhead, medium as something you could add to your squat, and heavy as something you could pick up from the floor and carry below your hip level. I’m addition to weights, we will sometimes use a resistance band for warm-ups, so it’s handy to have one of those. Other props we sometimes use include, yoga blocks, a sturdy chair or bench, some space at the wall.

    Beginners of all ages with no major wrist, knee or core limitations are welcome and encouraged to participate

    **This class will include weight bearing on all fours (knees and wrists). Some alternatives will be given, however if you have significant limitations being on your hands and knees, we recommend starting with the Essentials class on the drop-in schedule.

    Reserve your spot at least 30 min in advance.

    Please see our website for our full COVID-19 policies.

    4:15 PM – 5:15 PM
  • IN-STUDIO Slow Flow

    with Leslie
    Details

    Movement: Yoga asana & mobility - both unrushed and active, exploratory, ends with restful poses
    Mood: nourishing, calming, introspective

    Nourishing and calming, Slow Flow focuses on mindful movement and an introspective attitude. This class maintains an active but unrushed pace and is great for those who want to soften their focus on details and simply enjoy moving.

     
    Reserve your spot at least 30 min in advance.
     
    Please see our website for our full COVID-19 policies.
    7:30 PM – 8:45 PM

Tue May 28

  • IN-STUDIO Sunrise Flow

    with Marg
    Details

    Movement: Yoga asana & pranayama (breathing exercises) - active, full-body movement

    Mood: playful, upbeat

    For those who want to move mindfully and actively in the early morning. This class is great for those who want to soften their focus on details and enjoy a refreshing practice.

    Reserve your spot at least 30 min in advance.
     
    Please see our website for our full COVID-19 policies.
    6:30 AM – 7:30 AM
  • IN-STUDIO Essentials

    with Leslie
    Details

    Movement: Yoga asana & mobility - active, straight-forward and doable, gentle strength-building

    Mood: informative, light-hearted, upbeat

    Informative and upbeat, this class focuses on fundamental poses and simple transitions to help cultivate strength and flexibility. This class maintains an active but moderate pace. Great for beginners and those wanting to review and refine their understanding.

     
    Reserve your spot at least 30 min in advance.
     
    Please see our website for our full COVID-19 policies.
    10:00 AM – 11:15 AM
  • OUTDOOR / INDOOR Slow Flow (45 min)

    with Emma
    Details

    PLEASE NOTE: this is a 45min class

    Movement: Yoga asana & mobility - both unrushed and active, exploratory, ends with restful poses
    Mood: nourishing, calming, introspective

    Nourishing and calming, Slow Flow focuses on mindful movement and an introspective attitude. This class maintains an active but unrushed pace and is great for those who want to soften their focus on details and simply enjoy moving.

    ** OUTDOOR / INDOOR classes will be held outside on the deck when the weather is nice, but will move inside when it is rainy or too hot to practice outside. Check out our Outdoor Yoga page for more information.

    Please reserve your spot at least 30 minutes in advance.

    4:15 PM – 5:00 PM
  • OUTDOOR / INDOOR Essentials

    with Wendy
    Details

    Movement: Yoga asana & mobility - active, straight-forward and doable, gentle strength-building

    Mood: informative, light-hearted, upbeat

    Informative and upbeat, this class focuses on fundamental poses and simple transitions to help cultivate strength and flexibility. This class maintains an active but moderate pace. Great for beginners and those wanting to review and refine their understanding.

    ** OUTDOOR / INDOOR classes will be held outside on the deck when the weather is nice, but will move inside when it is rainy or too hot to practice outside. Check out our Outdoor Yoga page for more information.

    Please reserve your spot at least 30 minutes in advance.

    5:45 PM – 6:45 PM
  • IN-STUDIO Flow & Restore

    with Leena
    Details

    Movement: athletic & powerful, then gentle & restful

    Mood: upbeat & informative, then calming & settled

     

    For those who want the best of both worlds, Flow & Restore will take you from end to end of the movement spectrum. First, get all fired up with flowing yoga, strength, and mobility work. Then wind down with gentle stretches and some long, luxurious restorative poses.

     
    Reserve your spot at least 30 min in advance.
     
    See our website for our full COVID-19 policies.
    7:30 PM – 8:45 PM

Wed May 29

  • IN-STUDIO Essentials

    with Leena
    Details

    Movement: Yoga asana & mobility - active, straight-forward and doable, gentle strength-building

    Mood: informative, light-hearted, upbeat

    Informative and upbeat, this class focuses on fundamental poses and simple transitions to help cultivate strength and flexibility. This class maintains an active but moderate pace. Great for beginners and those wanting to review and refine their understanding.

     
    Reserve your spot at least 30 min in advance.
     
    Please see our website for our full COVID-19 policies.
    10:00 AM – 11:15 AM
  • OUTDOOR / INDOOR Slow Flow (45 min)

    with Leslie
    Details

    PLEASE NOTE: this is a 45min class

    Movement: Yoga asana & mobility - both unrushed and active, exploratory, ends with restful poses
    Mood: nourishing, calming, introspective

    Nourishing and calming, Slow Flow focuses on mindful movement and an introspective attitude. This class maintains an active but unrushed pace and is great for those who want to soften their focus on details and simply enjoy moving.

    ** OUTDOOR / INDOOR classes will be held outside on the deck when the weather is nice, but will move inside when it is rainy or too hot to practice outside. Check out our Outdoor Yoga page for more information.

    Please reserve your spot at least 30 minutes in advance.

    5:00 PM – 5:45 PM
  • IN-STUDIO Strength & Flow

    with Nicole
    Details

    Movement: Strength training & yoga asana - active, powerful, strong pace

    Mood: invigorating, upbeat, informative

    This athletic, invigorating, and informative class will leave you feeling strong and empowered. We’ll blend yoga postures and flows with creative techniques to build strength progressively and help you become more balanced and flexible. This class will challenge the idea that passive stretching is the best way to increase flexibility. Suitable for adventurous beginners.

     
    Reserve your spot at least 30 min in advance.
     
    Please see our website for our full COVID-19 policies.
    6:15 PM – 7:15 PM
  • IN-STUDIO Slow Flow

    with Emma
    Details

    Movement: Yoga asana & mobility - both unrushed and active, exploratory, ends with restful poses
    Mood: nourishing, calming, introspective

    Nourishing and calming, Slow Flow focuses on mindful movement and an introspective attitude. This class maintains an active but unrushed pace and is great for those who want to soften their focus on details and simply enjoy moving.

     
    Reserve your spot at least 30 min in advance.
     
    Please see our website for our full COVID-19 policies.
    7:45 PM – 8:45 PM

Thu May 30

  • IN-STUDIO Sunrise Flow

    with Marg
    Details

    Movement: Yoga asana & pranayama (breathing exercises) - active, full-body movement

    Mood: playful, upbeat

    For those who want to move mindfully and actively in the early morning. This class is great for those who want to soften their focus on details and enjoy a refreshing practice.

    Reserve your spot at least 30 min in advance.
     
    Please see our website for our full COVID-19 policies.
    6:30 AM – 7:30 AM
  • IN-STUDIO Strength Essentials

    with Nicole
    Details

    Movement: Strength training (not a yoga asana class) - active, powerful yet doable

    Mood: upbeat, informative, empowering

    If you’ve ever felt intimidated by strength training, this class will leave you feeling strong and empowered. You can build strength without a gym membership, and Strength Essentials is a great place to start or reintroduce strength training.

    In this class, you can expect to combine exercises that use external load (like hand weights and resistance bands) and body weight, and time for recovery. You’ll learn functional movements, like squats and doable push-up progressions, to help you build strength and increase capacity for daily tasks and recreational activities. We’ll take a fun and lighthearted approach to strength building in a group setting, and participants who attend regularly can expect to build physical capacity and confidence progressively, over time. This class is ideal for folks who want to increase bone density (to prevent the progression of osteoporosis) or gradually rebuild strength after a major life change such as a pregnancy or illness.

    **If you're practicing at home, you will benefit from having some combination of free weights; either kettlebells or dumbbells can work. Not everyone will have a selection of weights to choose from, but if you do, it’s great to have 3 total to choose from in these categories: one light-medium, one medium, and one heavy weight. Light vs medium vs heavy is all relative to the person, but consider light-medium as something you could manage to press overhead, medium as something you could add to your squat, and heavy as something you could pick up from the floor and carry below your hip level. I’m addition to weights, we will sometimes use a resistance band for warm-ups, so it’s handy to have one of those. Other props we sometimes use include, yoga blocks, a sturdy chair or bench, some space at the wall.

    Beginners of all ages with no major wrist, knee or core limitations are welcome and encouraged to participate

    **This class will include weight bearing on all fours (knees and wrists). Some alternatives will be given, however if you have significant limitations being on your hands and knees, we recommend starting with the Essentials class on the drop-in schedule.

    Reserve your spot at least 30 min in advance.

    Please see our website for our full COVID-19 policies.

    9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
  • OUTDOOR / INDOOR Dynamic Flow

    with Leslie
    Details

    Movement: Primarily yoga asana & flow - active, powerful, full-body movement

    Mood: playful, upbeat

    For those who want to move actively, build strength and flexibility, and cultivate mindfulness and focus. Class ends with 5 minutes of relaxation to leave you feeling refreshed. Suitable for fit beginners.

    ** OUTDOOR / INDOOR classes will be held outside on the deck when the weather is nice, but will move inside when it is rainy or too hot to practice outside. Check out our Outdoor Yoga page for more information.

    Please reserve your spot at least 30 minutes in advance.

    12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
  • OUTDOOR / INDOOR Slow Flow

    with Carol
    Details

    Movement: Yoga asana & mobility - both unrushed and active, exploratory, ends with restful poses
    Mood: nourishing, calming, introspective

    Nourishing and calming, Slow Flow focuses on mindful movement and an introspective attitude. This class maintains an active but unrushed pace and is great for those who want to soften their focus on details and simply enjoy moving.

    ** OUTDOOR / INDOOR classes will be held outside on the deck when the weather is nice, but will move inside when it is rainy or too hot to practice outside. Check out our Outdoor Yoga page for more information.

    Please reserve your spot at least 30 minutes in advance.

    5:45 PM – 6:45 PM
  • IN-STUDIO Restorative

    with Carol
    Details

    Movement: Yoga asana - gentle stretches, resting in supported poses, deep breathing

    Mood: nourishing, quiet, settling

    A slow and nourishing class of gentle and supported resting poses. Relax through gentle movement, then rest deeply into our soft bolsters and blankets. The focus of this class is on mindfulness and calming the nervous system, which may improve breathing, increase flexibility, reduce stress, and improve overall health and well-being.

    Reserve your spot at least 30 min in advance.

    Please see our website for our full COVID-19 policies.

    7:30 PM – 8:45 PM

Fri May 31

  • IN-STUDIO Slow Flow

    with Emma
    Details

    Movement: Yoga asana & mobility - both unrushed and active, exploratory, ends with restful poses
    Mood: nourishing, calming, introspective

    Nourishing and calming, Slow Flow focuses on mindful movement and an introspective attitude. This class maintains an active but unrushed pace and is great for those who want to soften their focus on details and simply enjoy moving.

     
    Reserve your spot at least 30 min in advance.
     
    Please see our website for our full COVID-19 policies.
    10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  • OUTDOOR / INDOOR Dynamic Flow

    with Carin
    Details

    Movement: Primarily yoga asana & flow - active, powerful, full-body movement

    Mood: playful, upbeat

    For those who want to move actively, build strength and flexibility, and cultivate mindfulness and focus. Class ends with 5 minutes of relaxation to leave you feeling refreshed. Suitable for fit beginners.

    ** OUTDOOR / INDOOR classes will be held outside on the deck when the weather is nice, but will move inside when it is rainy or too hot to practice outside. Check out our Outdoor Yoga page for more information.

    Please reserve your spot at least 30 minutes in advance.

    5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Sat June 1

  • IN-STUDIO Strength & Flow

    with Carin
    Details

    Movement: Strength training & yoga asana - active, powerful, strong pace

    Mood: invigorating, upbeat, informative

    This athletic, invigorating, and informative class will leave you feeling strong and empowered. We’ll blend yoga postures and flows with creative techniques to build strength progressively and help you become more balanced and flexible. This class will challenge the idea that passive stretching is the best way to increase flexibility. Suitable for adventurous beginners.

     
    Reserve your spot at least 30 min in advance.
     
    Please see our website for our full COVID-19 policies.
    10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  • OUTDOOR / INDOOR Slow Flow

    with Alissa
    Details

    Movement: Yoga asana & mobility - both unrushed and active, exploratory, ends with restful poses
    Mood: nourishing, calming, introspective

    Nourishing and calming, Slow Flow focuses on mindful movement and an introspective attitude. This class maintains an active but unrushed pace and is great for those who want to soften their focus on details and simply enjoy moving.

    ** OUTDOOR / INDOOR classes will be held outside on the deck when the weather is nice, but will move inside when it is rainy or too hot to practice outside. Check out our Outdoor Yoga page for more information.

    Please reserve your spot at least 30 minutes in advance.

    11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Sat May 25

  • VIRTUAL Strength & Flow

    with Carin
    Details

    Movement: Strength training & yoga asana - active, powerful, strong pace

    Mood: invigorating, upbeat, informative

    This athletic, invigorating, and informative class will leave you feeling strong and empowered. We’ll blend yoga postures and flows with creative techniques to build strength progressively and help you become more balanced and flexible. This class will challenge the idea that passive stretching is the best way to increase flexibility. Suitable for adventurous beginners.

    Reserve your spot online at least 30 minutes in advance. We will email you the link to join about 20 minutes before class time.

    10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  • VIRTUAL Slow Flow

    with Alissa
    Details

    Movement: Yoga asana & mobility - both unrushed and active, exploratory, ends with restful poses
    Mood: nourishing, calming, introspective

    Nourishing and calming, Slow Flow focuses on mindful movement and an introspective attitude. This class maintains an active but unrushed pace and is great for those who want to soften their focus on details and simply enjoy moving.

    Reserve your spot online at least 30 minutes in advance. We will email you the link to join about 20 minutes before class time.

    11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Sun May 26

  • VIRTUAL Slow Flow

    with Carol
    Details

    Movement: Yoga asana & mobility - both unrushed and active, exploratory, ends with restful poses
    Mood: nourishing, calming, introspective

    Nourishing and calming, Slow Flow focuses on mindful movement and an introspective attitude. This class maintains an active but unrushed pace and is great for those who want to soften their focus on details and simply enjoy moving.

    Reserve your spot online at least 30 minutes in advance. We will email you the link to join about 20 minutes before class time.

    9:30 AM – 10:45 AM
  • VIRTUAL Flow & Restore

    with Nicole
    Details

    Movement: athletic & powerful, then gentle & restful

    Mood: upbeat & informative, then calming & settled

     

    For those who want the best of both worlds, Flow & Restore will take you from end to end of the movement spectrum. First, get all fired up with flowing yoga, strength, and mobility work. Then wind down with gentle stretches and some long, luxurious restorative poses.

    Reserve your spot online at least 30 minutes in advance. We will email you the link to join about 20 minutes before class time.
    11:15 AM – 12:30 PM

Mon May 27

  • VIRTUAL Strength Essentials

    with Nicole
    Details

    Movement: Strength training (non-asana) - active, powerful yet doable

    Mood: upbeat, informative, empowering

    If you’ve ever felt intimidated by strength training, this class will leave you feeling strong and empowered. You can build strength without a gym membership, and Strength Essentials is a great place to start or reintroduce strength training.

    In this class, you can expect to combine exercises that use external load (like hand weights and resistance bands) and body weight, with time for recovery in accessible yoga poses. You’ll learn functional movements, like squats and doable push-up progressions, to help you build strength and increase capacity for daily tasks and recreational activities. We’ll take a fun and lighthearted approach to strength building in a group setting, and participants who attend regularly can expect to build physical capacity and confidence progressively, over time. This class is ideal for folks who want to increase bone density (to prevent the progression of osteoporosis) or gradually rebuild strength after a major life change such as a pregnancy or illness.

    Beginners of all ages with no major wrist, knee or core limitations are welcome and encouraged to participate

    **This class will include weight bearing on all fours (knees and wrists). Some alternatives will be given, however if you have significant limitations being on your hands and knees, we recommend starting with the Essentials class on the drop-in schedule.

    Reserve your spot online at least 30 minutes in advance. We will email you the link to join about 20 minutes before class time.

    10:00 AM – 11:15 AM
  • VIRTUAL Strength Essentials

    with Nicole
    Details

    Movement: Strength training (non-asana) - active, powerful yet doable

    Mood: upbeat, informative, empowering

    If you’ve ever felt intimidated by strength training, this class will leave you feeling strong and empowered. You can build strength without a gym membership, and Strength Essentials is a great place to start or reintroduce strength training.

    In this class, you can expect to combine exercises that use external load (like hand weights and resistance bands) and body weight, with time for recovery in accessible yoga poses. You’ll learn functional movements, like squats and doable push-up progressions, to help you build strength and increase capacity for daily tasks and recreational activities. We’ll take a fun and lighthearted approach to strength building in a group setting, and participants who attend regularly can expect to build physical capacity and confidence progressively, over time. This class is ideal for folks who want to increase bone density (to prevent the progression of osteoporosis) or gradually rebuild strength after a major life change such as a pregnancy or illness.

    Beginners of all ages with no major wrist, knee or core limitations are welcome and encouraged to participate

    **This class will include weight bearing on all fours (knees and wrists). Some alternatives will be given, however if you have significant limitations being on your hands and knees, we recommend starting with the Essentials class on the drop-in schedule.

    Reserve your spot online at least 30 minutes in advance. We will email you the link to join about 20 minutes before class time.

    4:15 PM – 5:15 PM
  • VIRTUAL Slow Flow

    with Leslie
    Details

    Movement: Yoga asana & mobility - both unrushed and active, exploratory, ends with restful poses
    Mood: nourishing, calming, introspective

    Nourishing and calming, Slow Flow focuses on mindful movement and an introspective attitude. This class maintains an active but unrushed pace and is great for those who want to soften their focus on details and simply enjoy moving.

    Reserve your spot online at least 30 minutes in advance. We will email you the link to join about 20 minutes before class time.

    7:30 PM – 8:45 PM

Tue May 28

  • VIRTUAL Sunrise Flow

    with Marg
    Details

    Movement: Yoga asana & pranayama (breathing exercises) - active, full-body movement

    Mood: playful, upbeat

    For those who want to move mindfully and actively in the early morning. This class is great for those who want to soften their focus on details and enjoy a refreshing practice.

    Reserve your spot online at least 30 minutes in advance. We will email you the link to join about 20 minutes before class time.

    6:30 AM – 7:30 AM
  • VIRTUAL Essentials

    with Leslie
    Details

    Movement: Yoga asana & mobility - active, straight-forward and doable, gentle strength-building

    Mood: informative, light-hearted, upbeat

    Informative and upbeat, this class focuses on fundamental poses and simple transitions to help cultivate strength and flexibility. This class maintains an active but moderate pace. Great for beginners and those wanting to review and refine their understanding.

     Reserve your spot online at least 30 minutes in advance. We will email you the link to join about 20 minutes before class time.
    10:00 AM – 11:15 AM
  • VIRTUAL Slow Flow (45 min)

    with Emma
    Details

    PLEASE NOTE: this is a 45min class

    Movement: Yoga asana & mobility - both unrushed and active, exploratory, ends with restful poses
    Mood: nourishing, calming, introspective

    Nourishing and calming, Slow Flow focuses on mindful movement and an introspective attitude. This class maintains an active but unrushed pace and is great for those who want to soften their focus on details and simply enjoy moving.

    Reserve your spot online at least 30 minutes in advance. We will email you the link to join about 20 minutes before class time.

    4:15 PM – 5:00 PM
  • VIRTUAL Essentials

    with Wendy
    Details

    Movement: Yoga asana & mobility - active, straight-forward and doable, gentle strength-building

    Mood: informative, light-hearted, upbeat

    Informative and upbeat, this class focuses on fundamental poses and simple transitions to help cultivate strength and flexibility. This class maintains an active but moderate pace. Great for beginners and those wanting to review and refine their understanding.

     Reserve your spot online at least 30 minutes in advance. We will email you the link to join about 20 minutes before class time.
    5:45 PM – 6:45 PM
  • VIRTUAL Flow & Restore

    with Leena
    Details

    Movement: athletic & powerful, then gentle & restful

    Mood: upbeat & informative, then calming & settled

     

    For those who want the best of both worlds, Flow & Restore will take you from end to end of the movement spectrum. First, get all fired up with flowing yoga, strength, and mobility work. Then wind down with gentle stretches and some long, luxurious restorative poses.

    Reserve your spot online at least 30 minutes in advance. We will email you the link to join about 20 minutes before class time.
    7:30 PM – 8:45 PM

Wed May 29

  • VIRTUAL Essentials

    with Leena
    Details

    Movement: Yoga asana & mobility - active, straight-forward and doable, gentle strength-building

    Mood: informative, light-hearted, upbeat

    Informative and upbeat, this class focuses on fundamental poses and simple transitions to help cultivate strength and flexibility. This class maintains an active but moderate pace. Great for beginners and those wanting to review and refine their understanding.

     Reserve your spot online at least 30 minutes in advance. We will email you the link to join about 20 minutes before class time.
    10:00 AM – 11:15 AM
  • VIRTUAL Slow Flow (45 min)

    with Leslie
    Details

    PLEASE NOTE: this is a 45min class

    Movement: Yoga asana & mobility - both unrushed and active, exploratory, ends with restful poses
    Mood: nourishing, calming, introspective

    Nourishing and calming, Slow Flow focuses on mindful movement and an introspective attitude. This class maintains an active but unrushed pace and is great for those who want to soften their focus on details and simply enjoy moving.

    Reserve your spot online at least 30 minutes in advance. We will email you the link to join about 20 minutes before class time.

    5:00 PM – 5:45 PM
  • VIRTUAL Strength & Flow

    with Nicole
    Details

    Movement: Strength training & yoga asana - active, powerful, strong pace

    Mood: invigorating, upbeat, informative

    This athletic, invigorating, and informative class will leave you feeling strong and empowered. We’ll blend yoga postures and flows with creative techniques to build strength progressively and help you become more balanced and flexible. This class will challenge the idea that passive stretching is the best way to increase flexibility. Suitable for adventurous beginners.

    Reserve your spot online at least 30 minutes in advance. We will email you the link to join about 20 minutes before class time.

    6:15 PM – 7:15 PM
  • VIRTUAL Slow Flow

    with Emma
    Details

    Movement: Yoga asana & mobility - both unrushed and active, exploratory, ends with restful poses
    Mood: nourishing, calming, introspective

    Nourishing and calming, Slow Flow focuses on mindful movement and an introspective attitude. This class maintains an active but unrushed pace and is great for those who want to soften their focus on details and simply enjoy moving.

    Reserve your spot online at least 30 minutes in advance. We will email you the link to join about 20 minutes before class time.

    7:45 PM – 8:45 PM

Thu May 30

  • VIRTUAL Sunrise Flow

    with Marg
    Details

    Movement: Yoga asana & pranayama (breathing exercises) - active, full-body movement

    Mood: playful, upbeat

    For those who want to move mindfully and actively in the early morning. This class is great for those who want to soften their focus on details and enjoy a refreshing practice.

    Reserve your spot online at least 30 minutes in advance. We will email you the link to join about 20 minutes before class time.

    6:30 AM – 7:30 AM
  • VIRTUAL Strength Essentials

    with Nicole
    Details

    Movement: Strength training (non-asana) - active, powerful yet doable

    Mood: upbeat, informative, empowering

    If you’ve ever felt intimidated by strength training, this class will leave you feeling strong and empowered. You can build strength without a gym membership, and Strength Essentials is a great place to start or reintroduce strength training.

    In this class, you can expect to combine exercises that use external load (like hand weights and resistance bands) and body weight, with time for recovery in accessible yoga poses. You’ll learn functional movements, like squats and doable push-up progressions, to help you build strength and increase capacity for daily tasks and recreational activities. We’ll take a fun and lighthearted approach to strength building in a group setting, and participants who attend regularly can expect to build physical capacity and confidence progressively, over time. This class is ideal for folks who want to increase bone density (to prevent the progression of osteoporosis) or gradually rebuild strength after a major life change such as a pregnancy or illness.

    Beginners of all ages with no major wrist, knee or core limitations are welcome and encouraged to participate

    **This class will include weight bearing on all fours (knees and wrists). Some alternatives will be given, however if you have significant limitations being on your hands and knees, we recommend starting with the Essentials class on the drop-in schedule.

    Reserve your spot online at least 30 minutes in advance. We will email you the link to join about 20 minutes before class time.

    9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
  • VIRTUAL Dynamic Flow

    with Leslie
    Details

    Movement: Primarily yoga asana & flow - active, powerful, full-body movement

    Mood: playful, upbeat

    For those who want to move actively, build strength and flexibility, and cultivate mindfulness and focus. Class ends with 5 minutes of relaxation to leave you feeling refreshed. Suitable for fit beginners.

    Reserve your spot online at least 30 minutes in advance. We will email you the link to join about 20 minutes before class time. 

    12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
  • VIRTUAL Slow Flow

    with Carol
    Details

    Movement: Yoga asana & mobility - both unrushed and active, exploratory, ends with restful poses
    Mood: nourishing, calming, introspective

    Nourishing and calming, Slow Flow focuses on mindful movement and an introspective attitude. This class maintains an active but unrushed pace and is great for those who want to soften their focus on details and simply enjoy moving.

    Reserve your spot online at least 30 minutes in advance. We will email you the link to join about 20 minutes before class time.

    5:45 PM – 6:45 PM
  • VIRTUAL Restorative

    with Carol
    Details

    Movement: Yoga asana - gentle stretches, resting in supported poses, deep breathing

    Mood: nourishing, quiet, settling

    A slow and nourishing class of gentle and supported resting poses. Relax through gentle movement, then rest deeply into our soft bolsters and blankets. The focus of this class is on mindfulness and calming the nervous system, which may improve breathing, increase flexibility, reduce stress, and improve overall health and well-being.

    *We will suggest alternatives if you don't have a bolster.

    Reserve your spot online at least 30 minutes in advance. We will email you the link to join about 20 minutes before class time.

    7:30 PM – 8:45 PM

Fri May 31

  • VIRTUAL Slow Flow

    with Emma
    Details

    Movement: Yoga asana & mobility - both unrushed and active, exploratory, ends with restful poses
    Mood: nourishing, calming, introspective

    Nourishing and calming, Slow Flow focuses on mindful movement and an introspective attitude. This class maintains an active but unrushed pace and is great for those who want to soften their focus on details and simply enjoy moving.

    Reserve your spot online at least 30 minutes in advance. We will email you the link to join about 20 minutes before class time.

    10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  • VIRTUAL Dynamic Flow

    with Carin
    Details

    Movement: Primarily yoga asana & flow - active, powerful, full-body movement

    Mood: playful, upbeat

    For those who want to move actively, build strength and flexibility, and cultivate mindfulness and focus. Class ends with 5 minutes of relaxation to leave you feeling refreshed. Suitable for fit beginners.

    Reserve your spot online at least 30 minutes in advance. We will email you the link to join about 20 minutes before class time. 

    5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Sat June 1

  • VIRTUAL Strength & Flow

    with Carin
    Details

    Movement: Strength training & yoga asana - active, powerful, strong pace

    Mood: invigorating, upbeat, informative

    This athletic, invigorating, and informative class will leave you feeling strong and empowered. We’ll blend yoga postures and flows with creative techniques to build strength progressively and help you become more balanced and flexible. This class will challenge the idea that passive stretching is the best way to increase flexibility. Suitable for adventurous beginners.

    Reserve your spot online at least 30 minutes in advance. We will email you the link to join about 20 minutes before class time.

    10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  • VIRTUAL Slow Flow

    with Alissa
    Details

    Movement: Yoga asana & mobility - both unrushed and active, exploratory, ends with restful poses
    Mood: nourishing, calming, introspective

    Nourishing and calming, Slow Flow focuses on mindful movement and an introspective attitude. This class maintains an active but unrushed pace and is great for those who want to soften their focus on details and simply enjoy moving.

    Reserve your spot online at least 30 minutes in advance. We will email you the link to join about 20 minutes before class time.

    11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Our Approach

The Branches Yoga teachers are gently encouraging, approachable, highly educated, and above all, passionate about creating classes for a range of interests and goals. Our staff includes teachers who specialize in everything from hatha vinyasa flow, to arm balances, to guided meditation, to restorative yoga and more.

We take a down-to-earth attitude to mind-body practice, and we are informed by both wisdom traditions and modern approaches to movement and mindfulness. Our drop-in classes include a blend of yoga styles, meditation, strength, functional movement, and mobility.

Whether you want to learn to slow down, relieve stress, experience a mindful yoga challenge, or just have some fun moving your body, we’ve got different classes and styles of yoga with you in mind, and our drop-ins take place both in-person and as online yoga classes, so you can practice with us where and when it suits you.

Do I need to book in advance?

Reservations for In-Person Classes: Reservations are strongly encouraged as some of our classes fill up regularly. We also allow drop-ins when there are spots available in a class or when there is a last minute cancellation.

Joining a Virtual Livestream: Registrants will receive a Zoom link by email 15 min before class starts. Be sure to sign up at least 30 min in advance to ensure you're on the email list, and add virtual@thebranchesyoga.com to your safe contacts list so you don't miss it!

Pro Tip: You can manage your bookings in our Mindbody Online booking system by clicking here, or download the Mindbody Online booking app for Apple or Android.

Class Cancellation and Waitlist Policies

Late Arrivals: Please arrive 10-15 minutes before the start of your class. If you have reserved a spot for a sold-out class and you’re not here 5 minutes prior to class, your spot may be given away to someone on standby. Our doors are locked at the start of class. Please arrive on time. 

In-Person Class Cancellations: Please cancel your reservation 2 hours in advance if you can no longer attend an in-person class. This will ensure your account will not be charged and allows someone else to fill that spot. If you cancel less than 2 hours in advance your account will be charged for the class. Outdoor classes will automatically move indoors if the weather is bad, and the same cancellation policy applies.

Waitlist: If a class is full, try for a spot via the Waitlist! If someone cancels, you’ll be notified via email and text message. Make sure you've enabled "Reminders and schedule changes" notifications in your account profile to ensure you receive this message. Please let us know right away if you no longer want the spot so we can offer it to the next person on the waitlist.

Feel like staying home and want to switch from the in-person to the virtual class? If it's past the 2 hr cancellation window, go ahead and late cancel yourself out of the in-person class and sign into the virtual class. Make sure you sign up 30 min before the virtual class begins so you get on the list to recieve the livestream link. Then email us at info@thebranchesyoga.com and let us know you signed up for both. We'll credit your account for the late cancel and you'll only be charged for the virtual class.

Where can I park?

We have 4 in-tandem spots in our driveway on the left side of the building. We strongly encourage yoga clients to utilize these spots for all our classes to minimize the parking load along Samuel St.

  • Parking is reserved for The Branches yoga students for all classes.

  • Pull up as far as you can (4 cars deep), nearly bumper to bumper.

  • Please vacate the parking spot within 5-10 minutes of class finishing.

  • Do not park in the driveway on the right side of the building.

  • Please remember we are in a residential neighbourhood and be considerate!

  • If you're able to arrive early for class, please look for parking on a side street so we don't overload Samuel St. (See map for suggestions).

  • According to city bylaw, do not park within 1.5 meters of a driveway.

  • Please check parking signs. Most side streets allow free 2-3 hour parking.

  • Do NOT park in the private parking lot across the street from The Branches.

  • Park in the driveway if you're able, and park as close to the curb as possible if you're parked on the the street.

  • When there is significant snowfall event (8 cm or more), check to see if the City of Kitchener has declared a "Snow Event." During a snow event, you cannot park on city streets - cars will be ticketed and towed to allow for snow removal. Notifications are posted on the City's Facebook and Twitter accounts, as well as their website, and are in effect for 24hrs. You can also sign up for email alerts HERE.

  • If a Snow Event has been declared:

    • Please take public transportation, walk, or get dropped off for class if you are able.

    • Park in a nearby public parking lot - the nearest lot to us would be the Otto St. Lot across from Centre in the Square (about a 5 min walk).

    • Park in the driveway if other options aren't available to you - but be aware there are only 3-4 spots available.