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At Delight Yoga, we offer four main styles of yoga: astanga, yin, hatha and vinyasa. On the schedule you will also find styles that are derived from these main styles or that are a combination of styles.
Furthermore, we offer a few special styles: astanga mysore, prenatal, yoga basics and meditation. To familiarise yourself with the different styles and to make sure you will find a class that suits you best, please check out the style descriptions below. Delight Yoga offers yoga for different levels of experience, from beginners to advanced. All classes that are indicated as Beginner classes on the schedule, are appropriate for beginners (sounds logical, right?).
It is also possible as a beginner to take part in the classes that have a label ‘all levels’. These are classes which are not aimed at beginners because some more advanced postures will be introduced, but when you're comfortable enough you're always welcome to join. Advanced classes are best suited for yogis with more experience.
If you are not sure about what class or level to choose, you can always ask our hosts in the studios to help you pick the right one.
You can also inform about our intakes to develop a custom program together with an expert.
In the Astanga led classes you will learn the first part of the sequence of postures of the Primary Series of the Astanga Vinyasa Yoga System. The class consists out of a fixed series of postures, is guided by the teacher and focuses on increasing strength, flexibility and concentration of the mind.
Astanga yoga is a dynamic form of yoga that consists of a specific series of powerful postures that focuses on increasing strength, flexibility and concentration of the mind. In the Astanga Mysore class, the practice will be taught one-on-one as a self-practice.
Hatha Yoga is a traditional yoga method that includes postures (Asana), breathing exercises (Pranayama), Meditation, Chanting and hand gestures (Mudra). The emphasis in Hatha Yoga is on balancing body, energy and mind.
Healing yoga is a series of practices synthesized from Tibetan Yoga, Chinese Qi Gong, Hatha Yoga, Tibetan medicine and Ayurveda. The practice is simple and easy to learn, anyone regardless of age and experience can benefit by following this method.
Kundalini Yoga is a well-balanced flow of artful sequencing, breathing exercises (Pranayama), spinal strengthening (Kriyas), and Mantra Meditations (chanting) to facilitate an emotionally connected practice designed to reduce stress and spark life energy and creativity.
Meditation is an important part of yoga. In fact, the physical yoga practice (or asana) is traditionally used as a purification and preparation for meditation. There are many yoga meditation techniques that one can learn and we offer a variety of choices: Mindfulness Meditation, Awareness Meditation, Loving Kindness Meditation, Relaxation Meditation (Yoga Nidra) & Mantra Meditation.
The Mysore Program is a method of practice for the Astanga Yoga sequence, a series of postures connected by powerful movement, breath and attention. This is the traditional method for learning Astanga, which is taught through one-on-one instruction from the teacher.
Pranayama classes offer a set of simple breathing techniques which help to cleanse and stabilizing body and mind. With a regular Pranayama practise, more vital energy is made available for the body and mind. The breath begins to flow more freely, providing access to deeper states of meditation.
Prenatal Yoga gives you the opportunity to embrace your changing body and supports this process by practising meditation and yoga postures, in combination with breathing- and relaxation exercises and specific poses that can be used during delivery.
In this Restorative Yoga class props, like blocks and bolsters, will be used to support you in the postures. This class is great if you are new to yoga, prefer a calmer, more grounding practice or like to work deeply and learn how to use props to help you relax into poses. This class is also suitable if you are healing from an injury, are dealing with stress or burn out or have been travelling a lot.
Satsang literally means ‘The company of Truth’. Satsang is a group gathering in which you enhance the quality of being human. It is an invitation to enter and explore the fields of Truth together, with an open heart and a naked mind. Allowing silence, clarity and spaciousness to rise within, and connect us all in the preciousness of the Now. Book your live online yoga class
Yoga has so many more qualities than just the physical practice on the mat (asana). You may have experienced some magic during a class, leaving energized and relaxed and with a feeling of more spaciousness. But in fact, this magical feeling can stay with you when you take the practice with you off the mat.
Vinyasa Yoga is a dynamic and fun flow class, with a variation of asanas to strengthen body and mind. Vinyasa means 'connection of movement and breath'. Through the use of creative sequences of asanas, the teacher will prepare you for more advanced postures like arm balances, hip openers and backbends.
In a Yin Yoga class postures are held for 3-5 minutes, while the muscles are relaxed so that the connective tissue in the body is stimulated. Yin Yoga combines the knowledge of Hatha Yoga with Chinese Medicine's meridians, Taoist philosophy and Buddhist meditation techniques. Yin Yoga has a positive effect on your organs, immune system, muscles and joints.
A Yin Yang Yoga class focuses on relaxing (Yin) and strengthening (Yang). It is a class in which you are both physically challenged and completely relaxed. Where the Yang (Vinyasa) part will focus on strengthening the muscles, the Yin part will focus on relaxing them completely.
Yoga Basics is a safe, positive and empowering experience for both students with no experience as well as the seasoned practitioner who wants to review technical principles. Building on the foundation of safe alignment, you cultivate strength, flexibility and stamina so you can evolve to a more vigorous and challenging practice.