Exceptional Yoga Instruction
Just as the Sun and the Moon symbolically heat and cool the planet to support life, Hatha Yoga balances the dualistic properties of all the major systems of the body, allowing each to work in harmony for the greater Self.
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yoga With Samsara Wellness Center
There are many perspectives on how to determine the “level” of a yoga class. We believe that the yogic path should always be one of learning and growing. We strive to offer an appropriate class for all experience levels, ages, abilities and interests.
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We can go weeks without food, days without water but mere minutes without our breath. Through various breathing practices we will explore a deeper connection to the inhale and exhale. Side effects include: stillness of mind, stronger immune system, improved digestion, increased aerobic lung capacity, healthier complexion and the ability to control ones emotions. An important and often overlooked aspect of a balanced yoga practice.
Lunch Time Yoga
This class will provide you with a re-invigorating mid-day practice that won’t leave you sweaty but will help you through the rest of your day. Have a custom ordered meal/juice waiting for you after class from Nature's Food Market. Save your spot & place your order by 3pm the day before using the MindBody app. Simply choose the 'Lunch Time Yoga' option with the juice of your choice the night before class and we'll have it ready for you the following day after your practice. Check out Mindbody to see the variety of juices we offer.
Restorative yoga is appropriate for all levels of practitioner. In this class we utilize props in most poses to support the body as we bend, twist and stretch. The more supported our body becomes the more our body’s healing mechanisms can work. This creates balance and increased health throughout the systems of the body. Poses may be held for a single breath or for up to 15 minutes. Breathing practices, meditation, sound healing may be incorporated into class.
Is great for:People with injuries, limited range of motion, high stress, hormonal imbalances, insomnia, trouble losing weight, cancer, auto-immune disorders, anxiety and depression.
Sound healing, restorative yoga, gentle joint mobilization, and breathing practices. This class is going to take you to deep states of relaxation and help you tune back in to your body, a peaceful state of mind and a better feeling body.
Rise & Shine Flow
A gentle moving class designed to make all bodies and levels of practitioner feel their best to start the day. Expect some sun salutations, standing poses and basic inversions. This practice can be followed up by a custom ordered juice from Nature Food Market and Juice Bar. Save your space and place your order by clicking on 'book now' at the bottom of the page. All orders need to be in by 3pm the day before. Questions? Contact us. 661-374-8693
Happy Hour yoga
Happy Hour Yoga is designed to be an All Level Flow that will leave you feeling fantastic. Expect to sweat a bit as you bend twist and stretch your way to a happier you.
Deepening Your Practice
Deepening Your Practice' is an opportunity to empower your yoga practice, by learning to go deeper, SAFELY. Explore advanced movement patterns, learn dynamic transitions into and out of poses, and safely develop competent inversion/ back bending/ balancing practices.
Part flow - and part show, this class will breakdown the how's and the why's of more advanced Yoga asana, pranayama and meditation practices.
Inner Power Flow
All levels Power Vinyasa Flow in a warmed environment (max 99 degrees). Flow sequences vary intensity with concentration on connecting breath to movement. Excellent class for students with a beginning or consistent Vinyasa flow practice. Technique teaching, modifications, and adjustments provided.
*Students with high blood pressure, heart or cardiovascular issues, pregnant or recently pregnant, recent surgeries, injuries, or any related past physical or heat sensitive issues are encouraged to seek the advice of their physician before attending any heated classes.
This a gentle yoga class practiced seated in chairs for support and stability. This class if perfect for beginners of all ages. Chair yoga allows one to safely stretch and strengthen the body using modified yoga poses and props. In this class, we practice breath work, joint mobilization, and coordination in addition to balancing, stretching, and strengthening the muscles, tendons and ligaments.
Breathe, Balance and Be well. These words sum of the goal of this class. We want your practice to last a lifetime but also improve how you feel in your body today. In this class we take time exploring proper 3 part breathing, safe alignment and how to maximize the health benefits gained from a regular yoga practice. This is intro to intermediate level flow class so that different levels of practitioners can all enjoy their practice together.
How comfortably we move through space begins with the body’s relationship to gravity. We cannot find strength within one movement, without flexibility in another. When there is balance between strength and flexibility we can begin to move gracefully.
A steady practice of Yoga asana, pranayama and meditation can improve the integration of all of these systems, and introduce us to graceful, dynamic movement. Whether flowing as softly as a dancer, or moving as explosively as a sprinter, this class will help you cultivate strength, flexibility, balance and grace in all your actions. Brand new yogis are encouraged to avoid this class until they have the foundational principals down.
Kids Yoga Ages 6-13
Yoga helps kids to:
Develop body awareness.
Learn how to use their bodies in a healthy way.
Manage stress through breathing, awareness, meditation and healthy movement.
Increase their confidence and positive self-image.
Feel part of a healthy, non-competitive group.
Most importantly, kids will have fun!
This class is accessible to a all levels of practitioners. We hold our community classes out in the community! Bakersfield Museum of Art and the Farmers markets are just a few of the places we pop up at. To find out where we teach and when get on our mailing list! We even have live music from local artists at many events. Email us at samsarawellnesscenter.com or call us at 661-374-8693
Get a yoga class designed just for you or for you and a small group of friends, coworkers or family members. This can be a one time event or a weekly one. You pick the time and the instructor or we can help guide you to the right fit.
1-3 people $45, each additional person $10.
75 Minute Classes- $13
Lunch Time, Happy Hour, & Kids Classes- $8
Lunch Time + Juice- $15
Pranayama & Student rates- $10
Yoga Couture- $45 1-3 people, $10 for each additional person
Community Classes are donation only.
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Other yogic offerings
We offer in house, in business, private or small group instruction. We can teach a short ergonomics and breathing workshops in the workplace to help employee health and productivity. We can also host work or small parties at our facility. The possibilities are endless and we love to travel! Don't hesitate to contact us to discuss possibilities.
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