Here at Soul and Yoga, we offer a large range of Vinyasa Yoga Classes that combine together to give you a wholesome experience of learning and later teaching Vinyasa Yoga.
Our classes will start from January 2015 – please check our Facebook Page for more information.
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|5.00 p.m. – 6.15 p.m||Gentle Vinyasa||-||Gentle Vinyasa||-||Gentle Vinyasa||-||-|
This is a type of Vinyasa Yoga in which there are rapid and exuberant body movements that follow closely one after another. These Vinyasa Yoga Classes are aimed at strengthening your body muscles while at the same time teaching your body various balance techniques. It is a dynamic breath-focused practice which increases strength and flexibility of the body as well as the mind.
As the name suggests, this is a slower practice of Vinyasa Yoga which works at a deeper level than just bodily movements. It focuses more on calm and slow movements that are aimed at stress relief rather than muscle strength or balance. Even though they have different aims, both Dynamic Vinyasa as well as Gentle Vinyasa will allow you to further develop your flexibility.
Kundalini Yoga in the lineage of Yogi Bhajan
Kundalini Yoga differes slightly from the above mentioned yoga practices. Its primary focus is on developing one’s spiritual discipline, character and consciousness. It has very little to do with the physical aspects and movements of yoga and is therefore taught in combination with the above mentioned practices so that you can get the complete experience of body as well as mind and soul.
With our Vinyasa Yoga Classes the Yoga of experience and healing will improve your immune system and at the same time will relax and strengthen your mind and body. Every class includes Mantras (chanting) and Mudras (hand gestures) and leads into a meditation.
- Drop-In – 350 Rupees
- 5 Class Card – 1500 Rupees
- 10 Class Card – 2500 Rupees
This is one of the few Yoga classes in Goa that offers a special Community Class by Donation for Animal Welfare in Goa every month.
This 2 Hour Community Yoga Class has a changing Focus and is taught by different teachers of our Team. Afterwards there is time and space to chat and relax. Also we offer fresh Juices and delicious Raw Snacks.
Please check our Workshop Schedule and we hope to see you soon!
Nicci,one of the founders of Soul & Yoga is a global lover of yoga and life itself.
She has been studying and teaching Yoga for many years worldwide in Teacher Trainings, Workshops and Retreats.
She is an experienced RYT with Yoga Alliance and also a KRI certified Kundalini Yoga Teacher (Golden Bridge, Los Angeles).
Fortunate to study with great teachers like Seane Corn, Sharron Gannon, David Life, Gurmukh and many more from the eastern and western tradition of Yoga she is now helping others to discover their own potential through the ancient art of Yoga.
Her Yoga Classes are known for combining creative and uplifting asana sequences challenging both the body and mind with ancient wisdom and an experience that will lead you to your highest potential.
Grown up in Germany, she has been living in India and Europe for many years now and can offer a perfect bridge between the ancient traditions of Yoga and our modern world.
She is also a certified Ayurvedic Therapist, Health Consultant and mother.
“If you do things from your soul you feel a current moving inside of you – a joy” Rumi
Coming from a background of 20 years of ballet and contemporary dance training, Rachel has always been interested in working with the body and the amazing capacity our bodies have.
Rachel has been practicing yoga for 5 years and teaching for over 2 years.
Officially certified in Vinyasa Flow Yoga through a teacher training held in Dharamsala, India in May 2011, She is happy to be part of the yoga family at Soul and Yoga!
Christel, originally from France, then Montreal, Christel lives now on Cape Cod, where she offers massage, practices Soto Zen meditation, and teaches Hatha yoga, Kundalini Yoga, creative movement, chanting and meditation classes, and various workshops to children and adults.
A licensed massage therapist, with now over 10 years experience, ,Christel has studied massage therapy in Montreal at the Holistic Health Center Hito, the Guijek Institute, and with the International Association of Infant Massage. She has studied Thai Yoga Massage with Jonas Westring, and with the Lotus Palm School. Christel has been working as a massage therapist since 1999, in private practice and studio, home visits, health centers, and resorts. Her clients often report on her massage sessions as “feeling like being in Heaven”.
Christel is a Usui Reiki Practitioner certified at the Master Level. She also studied Advanced Crystal Healing and Chakra Balancing with Paulette O’Rourke. These modalities can be incorporated in Reiki treatments.
Also a certified yoga instructor, Christel (Seva Simran Kaur) has been studying several forms of yoga over the years such as Sivananda, Kripalu, Iyengar and Kundalini Yoga (as taught by Yogi Bhajan), in Canada, India and USA. Among her wonderful teachers, she counts Karin Stephan (www.yogamacro.com), Gurmuk Kaur Khalsa (www.goldenbridgeyoga.com), Val Spies (The Lotus Pond), Yogi Sivadas (http://www.yogatribe.com/)
After 7 years of Kung-Fu practice she was looking for a new practice that would challenge her not only physically but also on a deeper level. This is how she discovered Yoga in Geneva (Switzerland) in 2007 and found it to be the perfect balance for her. It has become a part of her life since then.
Recently a certified Yoga Teacher with Soul & Yoga. She is fortunate and grateful to be part of the yoga community.
Kashmira aka Nirvana is a Leadership Coach & Organization Strategy Consultant to Corporates across India. She is also a certified Yoga Teacher and sincere meditator.
Her life goal is to combine the systems & process approach of the left-brain with the grace and creativity of the right brain to create and facilitate learning programs.
When she is not coaching, she can be found on the mat, at the movies or with her nose buried in her Kindle. More about Kashmira’s work at www.essenceconsultancy.com
Frequently-asked Questions before attending S&Y Drop-in Classes:
What should I wear when I come for a yoga class?
Ans.- We recommend you to wear any comfortable, elastic clothes.
When should I come?
Ans.- If you attend a drop-in class for the first time, please be at the shala 15 minutes before the class starts. Be a good yogi/ni and be on time.
Do I need to bring my own yoga mat?
Ans.- We provide yoga mats at the S&Y Shala. If you come more often, it can be nice to have your own yoga mat. There are inexpensive mats to buy in the supermarkets close by.
Can I eat before taking a yoga class?
Ans.- We advise you not to eat anything heavy two hours before the class. A light meal won’t cause problems, as long as it’s not just before the class.
Do I need to bring anything else for the yoga class?
Ans.- If you tend to sweat in the warm climate of Goa, please bring a small towel and a bottle of drinking water. If you attend classes regularly, we recommend to bring your own yoga mat. Other than that, come with an open mind and joy for transformation.
Can I take a yoga class when I have physical problems?
Ans.- Please check with your health practitioner first and kindly inform our yoga teacher before the class.
I am pregnant – can I attend the classes?
Ans.- Please check with your health practitioner first and kindly inform our yoga teacher before the class. Generally yoga is great during pregnancy, because it prevents back pain and relaxes the nervous system. Since you need to be aware of some modifications and contra-indications of postures, we recommend to book one private class first to be well prepared for the drop-in classes.
I am overweight – can I still attend yoga classes?
Ans.- Yoga can help you a lot in weight management. As long as you can breathe yoga is for everyone.
I am not flexible and don’t have any strength – is yoga really for me?
Ans.- Yoga brings benefits to everyone, regardless of their fitness level. S&Y Drop-in Classes are open for all levels, and your strength and flexibility will increase naturally through your yoga practice.