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Our online classes start April 1st!
We are happy to announce that we will be offering online classes using Zoom’s virtual platform, starting this Wednesday, April 1st! We have a variety of class times and levels on the schedule so you should be able to find one that works for you.
During the first week (April 1-7), all online classes will be free. We are anticipating that there may be some bugs to work out as we go live with this new tool, so we want to encourage you to try the classes risk-free. After April 7th, the classes will be available for a fee of $8/class, which can be paid on-line. All classes will be 60 minutes in length.
After you sign up, you will receive a confirmation email from us with the Zoom link to the virtual class. You may want to check out our online class tips before your first class!Sign up here »
Online class tips – check these out before your first class
- Log on to Zoom several hours before class to familiarize yourself with the platform. You don’t have to have a Zoom account in order to participate.
- Register at least 30 minutes before class to ensure that you receive the confirmation email with the virtual class link.
- Your email address has to be stored in your MINDBODY account and all the opt-in boxes must be checked in order for you to get the email confirmation and link.
- Be sure to join the class at least 10 minutes before it is scheduled to start, just to be sure everything works.
- When you join the video conference, your audio will be muted. You’ll be able to hear and see the instructor once the class starts.
Please feel free to contact us with any questions about our online classes. This is a new process and I’m sure there will be a learning curve for all of us!Contact us »
Online classes with Holly Walck Kostura
Holly is a Senior Iyengar Yoga Teacher who was scheduled to come to Boise with Edwin Bryant for a workshop in early April. We had to postpone the workshop until next year, but in the meantime, here’s a great way for you to study with Holly and get to know her through the videos she has posted on her website. For our newer students, Holly also has a yoga for beginners practice that teaches those new to yoga how to begin a yoga practice.
Jewel Yoga immunity boosting practice
Here’s a 40-minute video of an Iyengar immunity boosting sequence done by Jewel Yoga, a studio out of Portland. It’s hard to think of a better time to strengthen your immune system!
Level I, Level II and immune system practices
Here are two sets of practices for Level I and Level II students, plus two sequences for strengthening your immune system. Most of these sequences require a minimal amount of props, so should work well for your home practice. Don’t forget, though, that you can improvise with things you already have around your home – towels, blankets, sofa cushions, thick books, etc.
Yoga Vastu online Iyengar yoga
We’ve had this link available for a while, but thought it was a good time to remind you to check it out – Yoga Vastu is a great online yoga resource that brings Iyengar yoga practice to your home. You can get instant access to many filmed and audio classes, as well as printable sequences. There is a free 14-day trial period and the paid subscription is less than $12/month.
Yoga Sutras podcasts link
Download yoga sutra sessions “Learning the Yoga Sutras with Clarity and Rigour” from RIMYI, Pune. Conducted by Srineet Sridharan with insights from Prashant Iyengar for students of the Institute. Use your home time now to learn more about yoga philosophy.
Yoga props available for purchase
To help you with your home practice, we do have a limited number of props available through our online store. You can pay for the props with a credit card and they’ll be placed in the studio vestibule for you to pick up. All the props for sale are brand new and will be sanitized before pick up.
We’ve been asked by our students if there’s a way to support the studio and our instructors financially during the time we are closed, so I’ve set up a donation option for anyone who’s interested. Just click on Services in the upper right corner, then choose Donations and select an amount in the drop-down menu. We miss you all and look forward to seeing you back in the studio when we reopen. Thanks for your loyalty and support!
Studio closure through April
We hope that you are all staying well during these challenging times.
The studio will remain closed through April, per the stay-at-home guidelines from the governor. The expiration date on all current class passes will be extended for the amount of time we stay closed.
Remember, yoga is a tremendous tool to help you remain healthy, in mind, body and spirit. That’s why we’re providing lots of different options, including our own online classes, for you to continue your practice.