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Santosha offers our students EXPERIENCE!  Santosha Yoga Studio has Santosha Intention Ocean of Abundancebeen helping students make the connection between Body, Mind and Spirit since June of 2006.  We are committed to meeting you where you are and taking you forward to your Highest Potential. It is up to each individual to choose whether their path includes making the total connection or choosing to focus on one or two individual aspects.  This decision should not be a struggle.  We are here to help and guide you.  Call us any time 401-780-9809.

You may use the map below to choose the class(es) that perfectly fit your needs.  All our classes at Santosha incorporate Body, Mind and Spirit, however, some classes are more geared for a particular aspect of self.  Please note that some classes are listed in more than one category.  For additional class information, please visit our Schedule and Rates page.

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BODY

 

Yoga is a unique discipline that helps you attain physical fitness through ancient techniques of movement and meditation.

Classes tailored towards the BODY are:

Yoga for Cancer Survivors

PLEASE NOTE: A flat reduced drop in rate of $10 per person is payable prior to each class. Shelly says she began taking Yoga classes after she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2007 and learned that The American Cancer Society recommended Yoga as part of therapy/recovery. Her instructor was, Heather Indu Eilering, the owner of Santosha Yoga Studio. Shelly is now a certified Yoga instructor and Heather is honored to have Shelly lead this class. Shelly says, “Yoga has helped me immensely and science has proven it to be very beneficial to all Cancer Survivors.
• Breathing techniques help reduce stress
• Stretching to help with range of motion
• Reduction in lymph swelling
• Relaxation helps with anxiety
• Living life as it is in the present moment”
Come and join a class designed with YOU in mind lead by someone who has experienced what you are experiencing. No previous Yoga experience is needed. Invite your caregiver to join you and take advantage of the discounted class rate.  For more information, Click Here.
Monday, 10:15-11:30 am
Begins 9-16-13
$10 Per Participant Per Class

Level I Amrit

In this class, Jo-Ann takes students through the entire Level I Amrit Yoga 26-posture Sequence. With continued practice, this sequence is specifically designed to lead students into a deeper experience of integration. Intentionally repeating this sequence is similar to chanting a mantra repeatedly…it focuses the mind so that the body can relax fully. Not suitable for beginners. Mondays, 5:30-6:45 pm

Restorative Amrit Yoga

An all-encompassing approach to restorative yoga: relax your mind, restore your body, rejuvenate your spirit. Inspired by the wisdom of Amrit Yoga, we’ll use gentle poses and specific adaptations for YOUR body, as it is right now. For people of every shape & size and all levels of yoga experience – from complete beginner to advanced. Each week we’ll explore a theme as we give ourselves a chance to breathe, relax, and let go!
Wednesdays, 3:30-4:45 pm

Forrest Yoga (All Levels)

Forrest Yoga was created by Ana Forrest and specifically designed to address physical
and emotional stresses and challenges that are housed within our bodies. What makes
Forrest Yoga unique is the methodically created pose sequences that are taught with a
compassion to develop and nurture the skills that awaken each of the body’s senses.
To do this the Forrest Yoga teacher brings each student to a depth of breath and feeling
that penetrates every cell of their body. Strength and flexibility are not requirements
to do Forrest Yoga. All one needs to do Forrest Yoga is to “bring a willingness to learn
how to feel authentically and respond honestly.” “Forrest Yoga teaches you how to Go
Deeper, find your Truth, and then, take these gifts Beyond the Mat into the rest of your life.”
Quotes from Teacher Training Manual, ©Ana Forrest, 2004
Wednesday, 6:00-7:30 pm

Love Your Body Yoga

Are you new to yoga? Is there a part of your body that you’ve always avoided or struggled with, even if you’ve practiced yoga for years? Are you recovering from an injury? Do you want to reconnect with your body? Maybe you’re not sure if yoga is accessible to you? I invite you to come on in & try it out!
Every yoga class is your chance to experiment – or practice. Your body is unique. We all have our very own discomforts, limitations, nuances, and sensations. No matter what your shape, size, ability, injury, or limitation currently is, you can begin a personal yoga practice – right now. To help you find the energetic extensions and connect with your body more fully, we’ll use modifications, assists, and variations.
People with varying levels of yoga experience (beginners to advanced) will be comfortable in this class, as we remain firmly rooted in the wisdom of the Amrit Yoga practice.
Wednesdays, 7:45-8:45 pm

Beginner Amrit Yoga

Come to this class not only to learn the postures, but to also gain a greater understanding of the body, mind and spirit. Learn to focus your awareness throughout your practice and quiet the “mind-chatter” that often rules our lives. This class is open to beginners of all levels, and even to more experienced students who would like to refine their practice.
Tuesday, 7:30-8:45 pm

Gentle Yoga

This class was designed to bring attention to each part of one’s experience. Attention is given to the body, mind and spirit and as this attention grows, healing can be discovered. Healing through physical stretching of the body, techniques to calm the mind, and compassion for oneself exactly as they are. Modifications are given to support a variety of needs. All levels are welcome.
Thursday, 9:30-10:45 a.m.

Amrit Essentials

Whether new to yoga or an experienced student, connect to the transformative tools of authentic yoga that we practice in postures to apply to the yoga of life “off the mat”. Discover new pathways to connect to your body and your Self using the simple techniques of Amrit Yoga that teach us to quiet the mind, relax the body, and nurture the spirit, no matter what is going on around you.
Thursday, 5:30-6:45 pm

Sadhana Revival!

Reboot your morning practice ritual, stay on track and commune with others with a dedicated daily morning yoga practice in this early morning, before work, no excuses class. Spring is a great time to solidify, deepen, or otherwise renew your morning practice, as the sun rises earlier each morning, and all life is being reborn. Join yoga teacher Karina Lutz, whose broad training in a variety of yoga lineages and individualized classes can help you discover a way to customize your own practice for your body, mind and spirit. Enjoy arriving on your mat each morning, and on Friday celebrate and share your practice with your new sadhana sangha.
Fridays, 7:00-8:15 am

Eclectic Yoga

An eclectic melding of Kripalu, viniyoga, vinyasa, and restorative yoga and Buddhist meditation will shake up your practice with new techniques, offering practices appropriate for dynamic unfolding. An emphasis on nonviolence in body and mind will be supported by mindfulness and breath awareness.
Friday, 9:00-10:15 am-

Energizing Amrit Yoga

Join Nitya in a dynamic yoga class to energize your body and mind and revive your spirit! In each class, Nitya shares the principles of Amrit yoga through breath and meditation techniques while incorporating these practices into physical asana that can be at times both physically and mentally challenging. Students are encouraged to stay inwardly engaged throughout the practice, which provides an opportunity for a deepened connection to Source and also serves to strengthen and feed Prana in the body. The intention is to open the body’s energy channels and experience the effects as they manifest in the moment, remaining present for all that arises, thereby creating a safe and therapeutic environment for deep healing.
Saturday, 9-10:30 am

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MIND

 

Reduce stress, calm the thoughts, and participate fully in your life in a more centered and balanced way.

Classes tailored towards the MIND are:

Yoga for Cancer Survivors

PLEASE NOTE: A flat reduced drop in rate of $10 per person is payable prior to each class. Shelly says she began taking Yoga classes after she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2007 and learned that The American Cancer Society recommended Yoga as part of therapy/recovery. Her instructor was, Heather Indu Eilering, the owner of Santosha Yoga Studio. Shelly is now a certified Yoga instructor and Heather is honored to have Shelly lead this class. Shelly says, “Yoga has helped me immensely and science has proven it to be very beneficial to all Cancer Survivors.
• Breathing techniques help reduce stress
• Stretching to help with range of motion
• Reduction in lymph swelling
• Relaxation helps with anxiety
• Living life as it is in the present moment”
Come and join a class designed with YOU in mind lead by someone who has experienced what you are experiencing. No previous Yoga experience is needed. Invite your caregiver to join you and take advantage of the discounted class rate.  For more information, Click Here.
Monday, 10:15-11:30 am
$10 Per Participant Per Class

Level I Amrit

In this class, Jo-Ann takes students through the entire Level I Amrit Yoga 26-posture Sequence. With continued practice, this sequence is specifically designed to lead students into a deeper experience of integration. Intentionally repeating this sequence is similar to chanting a mantra repeatedly…it focuses the mind so that the body can relax fully. Not suitable for beginners.
Monday, 5:15-6:45 pm

Yoga & Yoga Nidra

Join us for a complete journey into the practice of Amrit Yoga. This class guides you through multiple levels of authentic yoga by combining 45 minutes of asana practice with 45 minutes of guided meditation. Welcome to all levels, you will learn different breathing techniques, meditation, yoga postures, and teachings to help you reconnect with yourself and Spirit.
Monday, 7:00-8:30 pm

Amrit Sadhana

The intention of Jaya’s morning Sadhana session is to create a space for you to develop a deeper connection with your personal practice.  Join Jaya for a morning of movement, meditation and devotion through Amrit Yoga.
Tuesday, 6:15-7:45 am

Kundalini Yoga for All

Kundalini Yoga is a practice of innovative yoga techniques that prompts increased blood flow and healing energy to address a wide range of issues and challenges. While many of the same elements are combined, each class focuses on a specific healing technology to induce profound emotional and physical changes that produce particular results – such as increased immunity, mental clarity, or harmony. For this reason, each class is totally unique.
Tuesday, 5:45-7:15 pm
Wednesday, 9:00-10:30 am

Restorative Amrit Yoga

An all-encompassing approach to restorative yoga: relax your mind, restore your body, rejuvenate your spirit. Inspired by the wisdom of Amrit Yoga, we’ll use gentle poses and specific adaptations for YOUR body, as it is right now. For people of every shape & size and all levels of yoga experience – from complete beginner to advanced. Each week we’ll explore a theme as we give ourselves a chance to breathe, relax, and let go!
Wednesdays, 3:30-4:45 pm

Pranayama & Meditation

An opportunity to practice the Royal, or Raja aspect of the 8-limbed path. This 45-minute class focuses on using breath techniques to engage a meditation practice. This time offers the practitioner the opportunity to observe a mindful practice; a chance to disengage from aspects of life that create disharmony in one’s life, and instead replace that with life-affirming energy. A few gentle postures may be given to facilitate ease and comfort, and meditation-in-motion can be practiced according to the practitioner’s desire.
Wednesday, 5:00-5:45 pm

Beginner Amrit Yoga

Come to this class not only to learn the postures, but to also gain a greater understanding of the body, mind and spirit. Learn to focus your awareness throughout your practice and quiet the “mind-chatter” that often rules our lives. This class is open to beginners of all levels, and even to more experienced students who would like to refine their practice.
Tuesday, 7:30-8:45 pm
Saturday, 9:30-11:00 am

Yoga Nidra (2nd Thursday of the month)

Where Shavasana ends Yoga Nidra begins…The literal translation of Yoga Nidra is Yogic Sleep. It is an ancient form of meditation that will take you into the deepest levels of relaxation while still remaining fully aware. As you progressively enter into deeper levels of yoga nidra you become more relaxed, integrated, expansive and present which will be taken into your everyday life.
2nd Thursday of each month, 7:00-8:30 pm

Gentle Yoga

This class was designed to bring attention to each part of one’s experience. Attention is given to the body, mind and spirit and as this attention grows, healing can be discovered. Healing through physical stretching of the body, techniques to calm the mind, and compassion for oneself exactly as they are. Modifications are given to support a variety of needs. All levels are welcome.
Thursday, 9:30-10:45 a.m.

Amrit Essentials

Whether new to yoga or an experienced student, connect to the transformative tools of authentic yoga that we practice in postures to apply to the yoga of life “off the mat”. Discover new pathways to connect to your body and your Self using the simple techniques of Amrit Yoga that teach us to quiet the mind, relax the body, and nurture the spirit, no matter what is going on around you.
Thursday, 5:30-6:45 pm

Sadhana Revival!

Reboot your morning practice ritual, stay on track and commune with others with a dedicated daily morning yoga practice in this early morning, before work, no excuses class. Spring is a great time to solidify, deepen, or otherwise renew your morning practice, as the sun rises earlier each morning, and all life is being reborn. Join yoga teacher Karina Lutz, whose broad training in a variety of yoga lineages and individualized classes can help you discover a way to customize your own practice for your body, mind and spirit. Enjoy arriving on your mat each morning, and on Friday celebrate and share your practice with your new sadhana sangha.
Fridays, 7:00-8:15 am

Mixed Levels Amrit Yoga

This class is tailored to the group, offering the opportunity to practice aspects of the Level 1 (or Level 2 sequences as the group demonstrates readiness). We will also take opportunities to explore various postures that facilitate the kinesthetic understanding of postures within the sequences.  Kavita is a practicing Physical Therapist Asst. (PTA).  Students with physical issues and questions that are difficult to address within the framework of the class are encouraged to arrive to class 15-20 min. early to ask for assistance.  Kavita is also available for private Yoga Therapy sessions that may be arranged for after class.  (please inquire about fee structure.)
Sunday, 9:30-11:00 am

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SPIRIT

 

The spiritual side of yoga is the foundation for the creation and daily practice at Santosha Yoga Studio.  Spiritual yoga is our specialty.  Yoga is an ancient practice that was designed as a science to lead the individual self to liberation from the illusion of separation.  Santosha supports two yogic lineages in the Amrit/Kripalu tradition and Kundalini tradition.

Classes tailored towards the SPIRIT are:

Yoga for Cancer Survivors

PLEASE NOTE: A flat reduced drop in rate of $10 per person is payable prior to each class. Shelly says she began taking Yoga classes after she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2007 and learned that The American Cancer Society recommended Yoga as part of therapy/recovery. Her instructor was, Heather Indu Eilering, the owner of Santosha Yoga Studio. Shelly is now a certified Yoga instructor and Heather is honored to have Shelly lead this class. Shelly says, “Yoga has helped me immensely and science has proven it to be very beneficial to all Cancer Survivors.
• Breathing techniques help reduce stress
• Stretching to help with range of motion
• Reduction in lymph swelling
• Relaxation helps with anxiety
• Living life as it is in the present moment”
Come and join a class designed with YOU in mind lead by someone who has experienced what you are experiencing. No previous Yoga experience is needed. Invite your caregiver to join you and take advantage of the discounted class rate.  For more information, Click Here.
Monday, 10:15-11:30 am
Begins 9-16-13
$10 Per Participant Per Class

Level I Amrit

In this class, Jo-Ann takes students through the entire Level I Amrit Yoga 26-posture Sequence. With continued practice, this sequence is specifically designed to lead students into a deeper experience of integration. Intentionally repeating this sequence is similar to chanting a mantra repeatedly…it focuses the mind so that the body can relax fully. Not suitable for beginners.
Monday, 5:15-6:45 pm

Yoga & Yoga Nidra

Join us for a complete journey into the practice of Amrit Yoga. This class guides you through multiple levels of authentic yoga by combining 45 minutes of asana practice with 45 minutes of guided meditation. Welcome to all levels, you will learn different breathing techniques, meditation, yoga postures, and teachings to help you reconnect with yourself and Spirit.
Monday, 7:00-8:30 pm

Amrit Sadhana

The intention of Jaya’s morning Sadhana session is to create a space for you to develop a deeper connection with your personal practice.  Join Jaya for a morning of movement, meditation and devotion through Amrit Yoga.
Tuesday, 6:15-7:45 am

Kundalini Yoga

Kundalini Yoga is a practice of innovative yoga techniques that prompts increased blood flow and healing energy to address a wide range of issues and challenges. While many of the same elements are combined, each class focuses on a specific healing technology to induce profound emotional and physical changes that produce particular results – such as increased immunity, mental clarity, or harmony. For this reason, each class is totally unique.
Tuesday, 5:45-7:15 pm
Wednesday, 9:00-10:30 am

Restorative Amrit Yoga

An all-encompassing approach to restorative yoga: relax your mind, restore your body, rejuvenate your spirit. Inspired by the wisdom of Amrit Yoga, we’ll use gentle poses and specific adaptations for YOUR body, as it is right now. For people of every shape & size and all levels of yoga experience – from complete beginner to advanced. Each week we’ll explore a theme as we give ourselves a chance to breathe, relax, and let go!
Wednesdays, 3:30-4:45 pm

Pranayama & Meditation

An opportunity to practice the Royal, or Raja aspect of the 8-limbed path. This 45-minute class focuses on using breath techniques to engage a meditation practice. This time offers the practitioner the opportunity to observe a mindful practice; a chance to disengage from aspects of life that create disharmony in one’s life, and instead replace that with life-affirming energy. A few gentle postures may be given to facilitate ease and comfort, and meditation-in-motion can be practiced according to the practitioner’s desire.
Wednesday, 5:00-5:45 pm

Beginner Amrit Yoga

Come to this class not only to learn the postures, but to also gain a greater understanding of the body, mind and spirit. Learn to focus your awareness throughout your practice and quiet the “mind-chatter” that often rules our lives. This class is open to beginners of all levels, and even to more experienced students who would like to refine their practice.
Tuesday, 7:30-8:45 pm
Saturday, 9:30-11:00 am

Yoga Nidra (2nd Thursday of the month)

Where Shavasana ends Yoga Nidra begins…The literal translation of Yoga Nidra is Yogic Sleep. It is an ancient form of meditation that will take you into the deepest levels of relaxation while still remaining fully aware. As you progressively enter into deeper levels of yoga nidra you become more relaxed, integrated, expansive and present which will be taken into your everyday life.
2nd Thursday of each month, 7:00-8:30 pm

Gentle Yoga

This class was designed to bring attention to each part of one’s experience. Attention is given to the body, mind and spirit and as this attention grows, healing can be discovered. Healing through physical stretching of the body, techniques to calm the mind, and compassion for oneself exactly as they are. Modifications are given to support a variety of needs. All levels are welcome.
Thursday, 9:30-10:45 am

Amrit Essentials

Whether new to yoga or an experienced student, connect to the transformative tools of authentic yoga that we practice in postures to apply to the yoga of life “off the mat”. Discover new pathways to connect to your body and your Self using the simple techniques of Amrit Yoga that teach us to quiet the mind, relax the body, and nurture the spirit, no matter what is going on around you.
Thursday, 5:30-6:45 pm

Sadhana Revival!

Reboot your morning practice ritual, stay on track and commune with others with a dedicated daily morning yoga practice in this early morning, before work, no excuses class. Spring is a great time to solidify, deepen, or otherwise renew your morning practice, as the sun rises earlier each morning, and all life is being reborn. Join yoga teacher Karina Lutz, whose broad training in a variety of yoga lineages and individualized classes can help you discover a way to customize your own practice for your body, mind and spirit. Enjoy arriving on your mat each morning, and on Friday celebrate and share your practice with your new sadhana sangha.
Fridays, 7:00-8:15 am

Mixed Levels Amrit Yoga

This class is tailored to the group, offering the opportunity to practice aspects of the Level 1 (or Level 2 sequences as the group demonstrates readiness). We will also take opportunities to explore various postures that facilitate the kinesthetic understanding of postures within the sequences.  Kavita is a practicing Physical Therapist Asst. (PTA).  Students with physical issues and questions that are difficult to address within the framework of the class are encouraged to arrive to class 15-20 min. early to ask for assistance.  Kavita is also available for private Yoga Therapy sessions that may be arranged for after class.  (please inquire about fee structure.)
Sunday, 9:30-11:00 am

Energizing Amrit Yoga

Join Nitya in a dynamic yoga class to energize your body and mind and revive your spirit! In each class, Nitya shares the principles of Amrit yoga through breath and meditation techniques while incorporating these practices into physical asana that can be at times both physically and mentally challenging. Students are encouraged to stay inwardly engaged throughout the practice, which provides an opportunity for a deepened connection to Source and also serves to strengthen and feed Prana in the body. The intention is to open the body’s energy channels and experience the effects as they manifest in the moment, remaining present for all that arises, thereby creating a safe and therapeutic environment for deep healing.
Saturday, 9:00-10:30 am

Meditation in Motion

This class is designed to help practitioners through guided meditation, pranayama and the holding of postures. Furthermore, this class will help you to release blockages in the body and mind and allow the pranic energy to move more freely within and around you. Meena will help you immerse yourself into a spiritual practice of yoga.
Sunday, 8:00-9:15 am

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