Class Descriptions

Yoga is for everyone. It doesn’t matter what your body type is, what your personal goals are or what your current fitness level is. The most common benefits of yoga are increased flexibility, improved strength and greater peace of mind.Yoga Classes near Lancaster PA

At The Yoga Place we have a variety of classes that can suit your needs, from beginner to advanced. If you are brand new to yoga and have no physical limitations we suggest you begin with the Hatha Yoga Classes. If you have physical limitations such as chronic pain, excess weight, arthritis, or have been inactive for a long time you may want to start with Relax and Restore, Yin or Gentle Yoga. If you have taken yoga before please feel free to join any of the classes. Just drop in and try a free class!

Classes are ongoing so you can sign up at anytime. You are invited to discover for yourself the wonderful benefits of yoga.

Check out our class schedule for days and times.

Cost for classes.

Beginner – Gentle Classes

Relax and Restore: A restorative style of yoga for all ages and all body types. This class will teach you how to release tension stored in the spine and muscles of the body. You will learn to relax in a way that is healing from the inside out. This class is wonderful for all levels of fitness but especially beneficial to those who suffer from chronic pain such as fibromyalgia, low back pain and injuries. The poses are supported and held longer in order for the body to relax and let go of tension. Learn to relax, release and restore your body to a healthier state. Class includes guided imagery and deep relaxation. Excellent class for beginners.

Gentle Yoga: A form of hatha yoga that is easy to follow, slower paced and accessible to people of all sizes, ages and fitness levels. Learn the fundamental concepts found in all styles of yoga; deep breathing, rejuvenating body stretches, stress reduction and relaxation. This is a great class for beginners or those who jprefer a gentler class.

Peaceful Yoga: Deep breathing, gentle stretching, guided imagery and meditation are used to cultivate a sense of peace and calm in both your body and mind. This is an excellent class for individuals dealing with anxiety, depression or high levels of stress.  The poses will be very easy to follow so beginners are welcome. 

Flexible Strength – Beginner: This is a modified version of our Flexible Strength for those with limitations or recovering from surgery or injury. All of the same concepts of building bone density, increasing strength, toning muscles, and improving balance. We use yoga balls, bands, tubes, and hand weights to strengthen the major muscle groups of the legs, arms and core. Class is open to all levels and modifications will be provided. This is a fun way to build strength and improve flexibility.

Intermediate to Advanced

Flow to Slow: This one-hour class offers a balance of movement and relaxation opening with a creatively sequenced flow of basic to optional challenging poses that drift into restorative postures. Appropriate for all-levels, this class focuses on breath, awareness, movement, and stillness intended to connect to the calm center where clarity, peace, and love flow.

Hatha Level I: Our most popular class includes flexibility, strength and balance postures with an emphasis on deep breathing and relaxation techniques for decreasing stress. A well rounded class, that is appropriate for all levels. Class includes sun salutations. We recommend this class for beginners with no physical limitation.

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