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Fly with Aerial Yoga!

Imagine flying through the air, stretching in every direction and feeling weightless as you move your body thru a collection of yoga poses. This might not sound like something you can experience in just any local yoga class, but it is something you can experience here at Purple Blossom Yoga Studio. More and more people are turning to aerial yoga for a unique and fun fitness experience.

As with any form of yoga, aerial yoga uses progressive, methodical movements to encourage strength building, flexibility, proprioception, mindfulness and meditation. As a standard practice, yoga encourages movements that flow one into another like a garden pathway; one step in front of the other. This encourages the person practicing to become more aware of their body and of the different aspects of their body and how comfortable or challenging it may be to find any one pose or a set of poses or asanas. At Purple Blossom Yoga Studio we try to create a physically challenging but mentally rewarding practice that is both therapeutic and helpful to body, mind & soul.

About Aerial Yoga

When you walk into a local yoga class at Purple Blossom Yoga Studio for aerial yoga, you’ll find fabric hammocks hanging from the ceiling. Think of these fabric ropes in the same way you would the traditional mat. In yoga, you live and breathe on your mat. During the course of a yoga class the mat becomes your world. It is up to you to find your comfort zone; balance, twist, jump and rise off the mat just enough to challenge you to be more of yourself each time you come to your mat.

As you flow through movements in our aerial yoga class, you will be wrapped within that hanging material. You’ll use the material to hold your weight off of the ground as you work through poses that are uniquely designed just for aerial yoga. We're allowed to explore ourselves a bit more in a new and lighthearted way. The hammocks are sturdy and able to hold large amounts of weight, ensuring that the practice is safe. 

This Aerial Yoga class takes your yoga practice off the mat and into the air; helping you to develop more upper body and core strength. In the classes here at Purple Blossom Yoga Studio you will use and develop the basic many new skillsskills presented in the introductory classes to further explore the intersection of traditional yoga and aerial fitness. The flow will be similar to a mat based yoga class, enlivening the whole body and engaging the breath and claiming the mind. Bring your yoga practice to new heights as you  fly in ways you never thought possible!                                                                                       

Benefits of Aerial Yoga

  • Increased muscular strength and flexibility.
  • Core strengthening.
  • Low-impact cardiovascular conditioning.
  • Upper & lower body strengthening.
  • Decompression and re-aligning of spine though gentle traction and rehydration of vertebral disks
  • Effective activation of deep postural muscles through engagement with destabilized surfaces
  • Improved balance and proprioception
  • Increased confidence and self-esteem.
  • Increased happiness through release of “happy hormones.”
  • Increased neuroplasticity of the brain (one’s ability to learn).
  • Refreshed circulatory and lymphatic systems
  • Decreased stress and increased sense of well-being
  • FUN!

Here are a few links that you may enjoy:

6 Ways Aerial Yoga Uplifts Your Body & Soul

3 Things Aerial Yoga Has Taught Me

Precautions:

Please be careful with yourself, we want you to have fun and enjoy your experience here at Purple Blossom, but there are some contraindications (precautions) to be aware of in this practice. Please do not practice if you have any of the following contraindications:

if you are or think that you are pregnant, have glaucoma, recent surgery (shoulder, eyes, back, hips, hands or wrists), heart disease, very high or low blood pressure, easy onset vertigo, osteoporosis / bone weakness, recent head injury, cerebral sclerosis, propensity for fainting, carpal tunnel syndrome, severe arthritis, sinusitis or head cold, hiatal hernia, disc herniation or acute discogenic disease, recent stroke, artificial hips, radiculitis, severe muscle spasms, botox injections (within 6 hours).

Please consult with your doctor before considering and inversion practice. Sessions can be modified to avoid inversions as necessary. 

What to Wear?

Please wear workout cloths that are comfortable & somewhat fitted but covers your armpits and legs. Cotten or cotton blend fabric is best. T-shirts long or short sleeves are good. Remember that you will be upside down. No socks unless they are the sticky non-slip kind.

Also: PLEASE NO JEWELRY, HEAVY MAKEUP OR PERFUMES.

Aerial Yoga Classes:

Take your yoga practice off the mat with an Aerial Yoga class. This All Levels aerial class is open for anyone interested in expanding their yoga practice; though a basic yoga practice is helpful it is not required. You will be introduced to the fundamentals of this form as well as how the hammock can help you access familiar yoga poses in new ways. You will receive a basic orientation to three dimensional space as you learn your first zero compression inversion, basic hand grips and safe hammock placement. This class welcomes All Levels so come prepared to explore a different dimension of your yoga practice. Be prepared to have fun, be challenged and empowered as you learn the basics of flight. We have classes on Thursday evenings at 6pm and on Saturday afternoons at 1pm so come and fly with us. Please come 10 minutes early to find a fabric that fits your body & bring or wear a t-shirt with sleeves. No jewelry please! 

It is important that you sign up ahead of time since space is limited; and if you need to cancel your class please do so either online at your MindBody account 24 hours prior to the class or call and leave me a message. Aerial Yoga classes are non-refundable; it is your responsibility to show up for class or cancel with 24 hours notice.

The Aerial Yoga classes are not a part of the monthly unlimited pricing packages or yoga passes. 

Aerial Yoga Class Pricing Information:

  • Aerial Yoga classes are open to every level of yoga student. Anyone may come and explore the practice of aerial yoga with us!

  • This aerial yoga class is open to all levels of yoga or aerial experience. 

  • Frequent Flyer Package - Aerial Yoga Flyer 4 classes for $72  (these classes do have an expiration date of 4 months) These classes do not have to be sequential, you can sign up anytime your schedule allows.This class package is priced to encourage you to come and try this different kind of yoga class. Fun & smiles allowed!

  • Drop-in for the Aerial Class is $20, in case you just want to try this one time. ​
  • ​Aerial Privates are $65 per 60 minute, one on one sessions
  • Aerial Group Privates can be arranged on a per session basis, Birthday Party, Girl's "night out", Family aerial time......pricing may vary please email us for more information.
  • ​Please note that the monthly unlimited yoga packages do NOT include the Aerial yoga classes.
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I have been a member of Purple Blossom for almost 3 years. I came to the studio not knowing a single pose or much about the philosophy and yet after each class I felt drawn more and more to yoga and the atmosphere at PB. I consider myself very fortunate to be able to learn and practice yoga in a beautiful environment with great teachers. Their experience has helped me advance my practice and achieve many goals. Thanks to Purple Blossom yoga has become a part of me. Every day I look forward to take a class at the studio.

Ewa
 

Like home Absolutely love Purple Blossom! As a newbie in town, I felt welcomed. My relationship with the studio has concluded one year. I cannot find the words to express my immense gratitude. There is love, care, and competence in every single inch and in every single person in this studio. Go, enjoy and discover your yoga self.

Ana

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