Below this weekly “at a glance” class schedule are in-depth descriptions. Scroll down to read more about the classes.
5:30p Embodi Flow (8-week session) with Liz Wickhart No Classes Currently New Dates TBD
Drop ins welcome
**PREREQUISITE: You must have familiarity with yoga fundamentals or good fitness and coordination level. This is an Intermediate level class
7:00p Yin/Embodied Mindfulness (8-week session) with Liz Wickhart No Classes Currently New Dates TBD
Drop ins welcome
6:00 -7:15p Gentle Therapeutic Yoga Class With Christy Rouse No Classes Currently New Dates TBD
See Listing below for sign up info
5:10 – 6:50p Chair yoga (8 week session) With Toni Sheads – April 26- June 14, 2017
9:30a Saturday Vinyasa with Nicole Stell April 22 – June 24
7:00p Tai Chuan with Robb Wagg **see dates below**
- Each teacher arranges their own payments and fees. The “Buy Online” and “Register Online” links will take you to the individual teacher’s online store. If the teacher has no online store you must contact them directly through the “Contact” button
- Drop ins are welcome but please contact the teacher before hand to assure there is room by clicking the contact button in their description
Embodi Flow Yoga
with Liz Wickhart
Mondays 5:30p two 8 week sessions
PREREQUISITE: You must have familiarity with yoga fundamentals or good fitness and coordination level. This is an Intermediate level class
New Dates TBD
Embodi Flow Yoga: Breath-centered slow deliberate movement that invites you to embody the dance between power and ease, moving and stillness, rooting and rising. You will be invited to truly inhabit your body and find precise alignment from your internal experience of bones, muscles, vital organs and the steady thread of the breath. Start where you are and open to the possibilities. You will be encouraged to go at your own pace.
with Liz Wickhart
Mondays – two 8 week sessions
New Dates TBD
Dive into the richness of yourself and emerge refreshed.
This meditative class draws from the wisdom of several yoga traditions, traditional Chinese medicine, and somatic movement therapies. Together, we will explore a combination of long held poses, relaxation breathing techniques, guided visualization, and mindful movement. Liz offers a variety of modifications as well as individualized attention.
For those new to yoga or those working with chronic or temporary health issues, this class can provide useful tools and an excellent environment for healing and enhancement of your yoga experience.
Classes taught by Liz require a minimum of 4 people signed up for all 10 classes by September 14th. Liz will honor classes from the old White Flower payment system. She will also allow couples to share a 10 class pass!
Gentle Therapeutic Yoga Class
With Christy Smith Rous
4 week session 6:00 – 7:15 pm April 4- – May 9
Wednesdays & Thursdays
with Toni Sheads
8 week Session 5:30 – 6:30 pm –
April 26 – June 14, 2017
Chair Yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced using a chair for support. Chair Yoga is for everyone, including beginners. In addition to improved flexibility and strength, Chair Yoga participants can also enjoy other health benefits ,including improved muscle tone, better breathing habits, reduction of stress, better sleep, and a sense of well-being. No matter what age you are or what condition you are in, you can experience the health benefits of yoga.
Toni Sheads has been practicing yoga for 7 years. She is a student of the Yoga Teacher Training program at the Surya Chandra Healing School in Orange, Virginia. After teaching middle school in the public school system for 34 years, Toni retired and switched careers. She currently teaches yoga for beginners.
Chair Yoga on Wednesdays begins January 18, at 5:30. Chair Yoga on Thursdays begins on February 9, at 5:30. The fee is $10 per class or $55 for the six week series. Chair Yoga will be held at White Flower Yoga and Wellness Center in Warrenton, Virginia. The address is 32 Waterloo Street, Suite 108, the Historic John Marshall Building.
with Nicole Stell
10 week session 9:30 – 11:00a April 22 – June 24
Ayurveda vinyasa focuses on seasonally appropriate practices that incorporates the principles of Ayurveda and vinyasa flow. Enjoy breathwork, movement, and meditation for a complete traditional yoga practice.
Join Nicole for her winter yoga session which will focus on warming the body through breathing techniques, building strength through yoga postures and calming the mind with meditation geared towards goal achievements and fortification.
These 90 minute classes will be suitable for all levels and will progress in complexity and build upon one another throughout the session.
Tai Chi Chuan Yang Family Style 16 Movement Form
with Robb Wagg in Three Winter Sessions
March 5, 19, 26 – April 2**, 9, 16, 23
May 7, 14*, 21; – June 4, 11, 18, (25)
$15 per class paid to Gentle Wind. Send an email to Robb by clicking the contact button above
Syllabus for 20 Classes Study of Form
Notes – Every class will consist of – Discussion of energies and essentials; Review previous week’s lesson; Review all movements learned to date. And teach one new movement – & NEW Students are encouraged to join any time – please be aware that the entire form is taught in 20 classes.
Five Class Session – Session One – January & February
1. January 8 – Shoulder Width Standing, Forward Stance, Back Stance, Standing Posture, Essentials of Tai Chi, and
begin study of the Form Movements – Preparation, and Beginning (1);
2. January 15- Practice Tai Chi Walking; Study essential energies Ward-Off and Pluck with Movements – Cloud
Hands (2) – Cloud Hands is sideways stepping with using Ward Off and Pluck Energies;
3. January 22 – Add new movement Single Whip (3) – Single Whip is a classic posture of Tai Chi Chuan forward
upright posture defending in two opposite directions;
4. February 5 – New Movement – Fist Under Elbow (4) which is a Back Stance using Ward Off and Pluck Energies
5. February 19 – Review First Four Classes and Practice
Five Class Session – Session Two – February & March
6. February 26 – Introduce another essential energy Split and new movement White Crane Spreads its Wings
(Posture # 5) – Back Stance Using Split Energy
7. March 5 – Review Tai Chi Walking; discuss another essential energy Push and add new movement Left Brush
Knee and Push (6) – which is a forward stance using Push Energy;
8. March 19 – Add new Movement Hand Strums the Lute (7) a Back Stance using Split energy
9. March 26 – Add new Movement Step Back to Repulse Monkey (8) – backwards stepping posture into a Back
Stance using Pluck and Split energies
10. April 2 – Review of entire form through the first 8 postures, especially 5.6.7 & 8. (Halfway done!)
Five Class Session – Session Three – April & May
11. April 9- Add new Movement – Left Strike Tiger (9) a forward stance with both arms punching and change of
12. April 23 – Add new Movement – Parting the Ward Horse’s Mane (10) – a forward stance using Ward Off and
13. April 30 – Add new movement Step Forward and Punch Opponent’s Groin (11) forward stance using punch
14. May 7 – New Movement – Turn Body and White Snake Spits out Tongue (12) – turning the body 180 degrees
into front stance using combination of all energies;
15. May 14 – Practice and Review all 12 postures, especially 9, 10, 11, & 12.
Five Class Session – Session Four – May & June
16. May 21 – New Movement – Step Forward, Parry, Block and Punch (13) stepping forward into forward stance
with blocking and punch, again using a combination of all energies;
17. June 4 – Add new movement Step Forward and Grasp Birds Tail (14) which is a combination of five postures –
Ward Off Left, Ward Off Right, Roll Back, Press and Push which is the quintessential Yang posture..
18. June 11 -Continue Study of Grasp Bird’s Tail
19. June 18 – Add new Movement – Cross Hands (15) stepping into side stance with a chop, and then using double
ward off energy into standing posture PLUS new moves Closing Form (16) and Return to Normal also called
20. June 25 – Review entire 16 Posture Form!