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CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

We are a yoga studio and wellness center with many styles and specialties. Appropriate for students of all levels, yogis are encouraged to try a variety to determine which ones are best. Here we've listed the different styles of our classes to help support your goal. Try them all out with our 30-Day New Student Special or Sankofa Unlimited Membership! 

Relaxing or Stretch Focused Classes

Breathe, Stretch, Flow

Appropriate for students of all levels, receive the best of both worlds in this combined vinyasa + yin class. Open with breathwork and close out the last 15-20 minutes of your practice with yin and restorative postures with added props for deep relaxation.

Yoga for Deep Release

This class is designed for anyone looking for a DEEP stretch to revitalize the body again. This stretch class will utilize props and poses to lengthen, strengthen and release  tension in the body. Aiding in healing and restoring,  restorative poses and breathwork are added for deep nourishment.

Yin Yoga

This class will ease you into deep stretch and deep relaxation. This practice is designed to help you open the hips, hamstrings and connective tissue, and to increase circulation in the joints and promote stillness. Poses are held for 3-5 minutes allowing for a deep release with the assistance of bolsters, blankets and blocks.

Deep Stretch + Sound Bath Meditation

Wind down the work week with a soothing blend stretching and sound. This class is designed for those with stiff bodies and stiff muscles, weight lifters, athletes, folks recovering from injuries, folks looking for increased flexibility— pretty much anyone looking for a DEEP stretch to revitalize the body again. The combination of this deep stretch and flow will lengthen, strengthen and release the tension in the body to aid in healing and restoring. End with a serenading sound healing session. IN-PERSON-ONLY  

Yoga for Inner Peace + Relaxation

Need a quick reset on this hump day? This gentle yoga class is a combination of yin postures + meditation to help you relax the body, relate to your breath, and release what no longer serves you.

Slow Flow + Sound Bath Meditation

Wind down your weekend with a soothing blend of a slow vinyasa class ending with a serenading sound healing session. 

Vibe + Chill

Wind down your workweek with a special Friday evening class combining vinyasa flow and deep stretches. Enjoy a soulful playlist as this class will help you release tension and send you vibing into the weekend. TGIF!

Yoga for Stress Relief + Deep Rest

This class is great for a tired body and a busy mind. Designed to calm the nervous system, relieve stress and anxiety, and quiet the mind for deep rest, this class is a soothing blend of Hatha Yoga, Restorative Yoga and Yoga Nidra meditation.

Yoga for Beginners

New to this whole yoga thing? This class is for anyone with limited yoga experience or none at all. Move at your own pace, as we will teach you the basics of yoga, postures (asana), breathing techniques (pranayama) and proper alignment within your body. Trust us …yoga is for everybody!

Yoga for EVERYbody

This course is for anyone with limited yoga experience, lots of yoga experience or none at all! Learn the basics of yoga postures (asana), breathing techniques (pranayama) and proper alignment within your body -- and as a bonus treat, receive mini Thai Yoga Massages to relieve stress and tension. 

Yoga for Stress Relief + Deep Rest

This class is great for a tired body and a busy mind. Designed to calm the nervous system, relieve stress and anxiety, and quiet the mind for deep rest, this class is a soothing blend of Hatha Yoga, Restorative Yoga and Yoga Nidra meditation.

Meditation + Mindfulness Classes

Sound Meditation for Realignment

Allow yourself to reset each Hump Day with sacred sound. Each session will open with a meditation to help activate energy centers in the body and allow for a time to set intentions, followed by an short experience in which the body is literally ‘bathed in sound’, created by a variety of sound healing instruments such as the Himalayan Singing Bowls, and chimes  to support you through this journey. This accessible restorative practice  uses the power of sound, intention, and silence to tap into your parasympathetic nervous system and support a lush layer of rejuvenation. The sound meditation creates a safe space for clarity, realignment and self-inquiry. VIRTUAL-ONLY

Meditation for Awareness + Inner Wisdom

With so much internal and external noise, sometimes we can’t hear our own inner wisdom. This class consists of breath-work that progresses into guided mindfulness meditation to cultivate open awareness of the world around and within us, all designed to jump-start the day. Refocus and re-establish yourself to a state where you feel centered, whole and focused through this morning offering. The guided meditation is 30-minutes with an optional 15-minutes additionally for discussion. VIRTUAL-ONLY

 

Meditation to Nourish the Mind

The stress of our daily lives and responsibilities leaves little time for inner peace and tranquility. In this meditation offering, we will tap into natural states of peace, balance, and equanimity as we explore our attention and awareness. We will flow through fundamental mindfulness techniques, including conscious breathing and body awareness, to help manage stress and gain a deeper understanding of our own thoughts, feelings and emotions. Leave this class with practical tips to incorporate into your everyday life to nourish the mind heading into the weekend. The guided meditation is 30-minutes with an optional 15-minutes additionally for discussion. VIRTUAL-ONLY

Mindfulness Meditation w/ Aromatherapy

Step into a realm of deep relaxation and self-discovery with our mindfulness meditation with aromatherapy.  During this practice, you will engage in visualizing vivid and serene landscapes or settings, allowing your mind to create a mental sanctuary. The use of aromatherapy enhances the ambiance by utilizing specific essential oils that complement the visualization.  As the breath deepens and awareness heightens, the olfactory stimulation further supports a profound state of tranquility, making visualization meditation with aromatherapy a truly immersive and transformative journey. Be it the scent of calming lavender, grounding sandalwood, or invigorating citrus, the combination of visualization and aromatherapy can transport you to a place of deep inner peace and serenity. IN-PERSON-ONLY  

Meditation for Self-Compassion

Gift yourself the relief of grace. Criticizing, judging, and beating ourselves up causes unnecessary stress in our lives and bodies that can lead to a host of other issues. We will begin with breathwork to get centered and calm the mind. Then, we will transition into a mindfulness meditation practice to cultivate more self-compassion, kindness, and love. Join us for this afternoon reset as we create a safe space for ourselves within ourselves. VIRTUAL-ONLY

Breathwork for Clarity

Join us for a morning breathwork practice to reset the nervous system. We will begin with gentle stretches to open the body for mindful breathing, and ease into breathwork, meditation and affirmations. Breathwork reduces stress, creates feelings of openness, love, peace, gratitude, clarity, communication, and connection. VIRTUAL-ONLY

Slow Flow + Sound Bath Meditation

Wind down your weekend with a soothing blend of a slow vinyasa class ending with a serenading sound healing session. IN-PERSON-ONLY  

Deep Stretch + Sound Bath Meditation

Wind down your weekend with a soothing blend of a slow vinyasa class ending with a serenading sound healing session. IN-PERSON-ONLY  

Meditative Flow

Appropriate for students of all levels, Start your day with a meditative vinyasa flow geared towards opening the mind, body and soul. Enjoy the balance of breathwork, vinyasa and restorative asanas (postures) while stoking your internal fire + blazing a trail for the new.

Yoga for Stress Relief + Deep Rest

This class is great for a tired body and a busy mind. Designed to calm the nervous system, relieve stress and anxiety, and quiet the mind for deep rest, this class is a soothing blend of Hatha Yoga, Restorative Yoga and Yoga Nidra meditation.

Yin Yoga

This class will ease you into deep stretch and deep relaxation. This practice is designed to help you open the hips, hamstrings and connective tissue, and to increase circulation in the joints and promote stillness. Poses are held for 3-5 minutes allowing for a deep release with the assistance of bolsters, blankets and blocks.

Vinyasa/ Flow Classes

Breathe, Stretch, Flow

Appropriate for students of all levels, receive the best of both worlds in this combined vinyasa + yin class. Open with breathwork and close out the last 15-20 minutes of your practice with yin and restorative postures with added props for deep relaxation.

Freedom Flow

Linking breath with movement, free your mind and body in this free-spirited vinyasa class to warm the body + fuel the soul and be free. Gaining strength and flexibility, the breath and physicality of the class will result in a more mindful, peaceful attitude off the mat! Appropriate for students of all levels,

R&B Flow

Set in candlelight, this lively vinyasa flow uses the breath to connect and ignite the mind, body, and spirit. Burn away the stresses of the week and head into the weekend grounded and energized.  Yogis of all levels are welcome!

Vibe + Chill

Wind down your workweek with a special Friday evening class combining vinyasa flow and deep stretches. Enjoy a soulful playlist as this class will help you release tension and send you vibing into the weekend. TGIF! Appropriate for students of all levels.

Yoga for Beginners

New to this whole yoga thing? This class is for anyone with limited yoga experience or none at all. Move at your own pace, as we will teach you the basics of yoga, postures (asana), breathing techniques (pranayama) and proper alignment within your body. Trust us …yoga is for everybody!

Yoga for EVERYbody

This course is for anyone with limited yoga experience, lots of yoga experience or none at all! Learn the basics of yoga postures (asana), breathing techniques (pranayama) and proper alignment within your body -- and as a bonus treat, receive mini Thai Yoga Massages to relieve stress and tension. 

Rise + Flow 

Start your day off in this all-levels morning class designed to awaken the body and increase mental clarity. A fusion of sun salutations, twists, breath work and intention setting will help you feel more energized and grounded at the same time. Appropriate for students of all levels.

Island Flow

It is said that our true home is the island of self—the peaceful place inside of us. This all-levels Vinyasa class is designed to help you journey within. Island tunes always on deck! Coupled with accessible flows to help increase flexibility, strengthen and tone muscles, and tune in to your body and mind.

Cardi(yo)ga + Kickboxing

Feed your inner fighter and athlete with this pulse-pounding flow focusing on mobility and agility. Join Hassan for a flow that is both grounding and uplifting! Cardi(yo)ga & Kickboxing fuses power vinyasa with a hint of martial arts into sequences that will stimulate your mind + body, and is sure to keep you guessing. This ain’t your typical vinyasa flow! If you’re looking for an upbeat and fun session with a bit of kick, then you’ve come to the right place. Come through!

R&B Flow

Set in candlelight, this lively vinyasa flow uses the breath to connect and ignite the mind, body, and spirit. Burn away the stresses of the week and head into the weekend grounded and energized.  Yogis of all levels are welcome!

Meditative Flow

Appropriate for students of all levels, Start your day with a meditative vinyasa flow geared towards opening the mind, body and soul. Enjoy the balance of breathwork, vinyasa and restorative asanas (postures) while stoking your internal fire + blazing a trail for the new.

Group Counseling & Therapy

Group Counseling: Grief & Trauma

Its normal to feel overwhelmed, hopeless, scared, numb after experiencing loss or trauma.  Asking for help is a sign of strength and not weakness.  In this group you will have the opportunity to be surrounded by individuals experiencing similar experiences. You will be able to vent and express yourself in a safe environment without judgement. If you are ready to take the first step, we are here to help. Click here for full description.

Group Counseling: Stress and Anxiety/Bend, Don't Break

Do you feel anxious often? Are you constantly worrying about things? Are you overwhelmed with work, relationships, family life and other daily stressors? Do you find yourself replaying different scenarios in your mind before it happens? Everyone feels stress from time to time.  Stress may be a one-time or short-term occurrence, or can happen repeatedly over a long period of time.  Stress and anxiety can interfere with your daily life, it could affect your health. In this group you will have the opportunity to be surrounded by individuals experiencing similar experiences. You will be able to vent and express yourself in a safe environment without judgement. You will learn what causes or triggers your stress and what coping techniques work for you. Click here for full description.

Group Counseling: Work, Life, Balance/ Doing Too Much

Sometimes it can feel like we are drowning to maintain peace and balance in our lives.  Trying to hold your head about water juggling heavy workloads, managing relationships, family responsibilities, finding the time to sleep, take time for yourself or even breathe. In this group you will have the opportunity to be surrounded by individuals experiencing similar experiences. You will be able to vent and express yourself in a safe environment without judgement.  You will have support throughout the session, process your emotions, reduce the feeling of isolation and discuss healthy ways to cope with current life stressors. Click here for full description. 

Group Counseling: Support Pathways

In this journey of life, we are challenged mentally, physically, spiritually and emotionally.  Sometimes the fire within us is dimed by daily stress, fear, burnout, and doubt.  We can feel that we are moving through life unmotivated.  It's never too late to start over and rediscover who you are.  Life changes us as we shift through different experiences.  If you don't know what support you need this is for you. In this space you have the opportunity to share your experiences and feelings, and be able to gain new insight to coping strategies.  We listen, support and help guide you in a different direction.  It's okay to ask for help.  It's okay to not know what help you need.  We are here for you.  Click here for full description.

NOTE: THE ABOVE GROUP SESSIONS ARE 60-MINUTES EACH AND INCLUSIVE IN OUR MEMBERSHIPS, CLASS PASSES AND DROP-INS. FOR FULL SESSIONS DESCRIPTIONS AND MORE INFORMATION VISIT SANKOFA HEALTH WEBPAGE HERE.

Yoga for Addiction Recovery & Healing 

Y12SR is a 12-step based discussion and yoga practice open to anyone and everyone dealing with their own addiction behavior or affected by those patterns in others. Combining the two creates a model that truly addresses addiction as the physical, mental and spiritual disease that it is. This is an open + inclusive group. All A's are welcome. Click here to join our community!

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