In these classes Warm-ups (joint rotations), Squats, Salutations, Basic stances & seats (Asana), Seated Conclusion & Finishing practises are introduced, workshopped & therapeutic options provided for those that need.
* For Zoom option Intro Flow class, you need to have attended at least 6 Intro/Therapy classes or have similar experience, as familiarity with practice and how you personally may need to adapt, allows group to flow through practice.
Beginners classes are open to those who have done at least 8 Intro classes or have similar experience.
The first & second prelude are introduced in these classes.
Intermediate classes are open to those who have done at least a year of Beginners classes, or have similar experience, and have a good grounding with the first & second prelude.
The third prelude is introduced in these classes.
Self practice classes are open to those who have done at least 6 months of Beginners classes or have similar experience, and are familiar with first & second prelude.
General Led classes are open to those who have practised Shadow Yoga for 2 years, or have similar experience, and are familiar with all three preludes.
All regular weekly yoga classes are located at:
Breathing Space Yoga Group, a peaceful, boutique studio in Newmarket.
The studio is located at 19 Mauranui Ave, Newmarket, Auckland. See location map »
Look for the pavement sign out front, then head round back of the building for the Yoga Studio.
If you are unsure if any class is suitable for you, please don’t hesitate to contact Martina.
Are these classes suitable for me?
Intro/Therapy and Personal Practice Program classes are suitable for all with some fitness, no major illness or injuries. If you are unsure if any class is suitable for you, please contact Martina to discuss which classes are best fit for you.
Do I need to book?
There is no need to book into regular weekly classes. Other classes, courses and workshops require booking.
When should I arrive?
The studio is open 15 minutes before start time of all Led Classes.
For Self Practice Classes, the studio is open anytime from start time. Please do not come into the studio before this time, as another class may be finishing, teachers may be preparing the space, or doing their own personal practice.
What should I wear?
Please wear clean, comfortable clothing you can move easily in. Generally students wear shorts or tights and fitted sports type tops as when going upside down baggy clothing can be a hinderance.
What should I bring?
All equipment is provided, though we encourage students to bring their own mats if possible. If you are using studio mats, please wipe them down with our alcohol and essential oil based spray provided after use.
What facilities are provided?
We have toilet facilities at the front of the building, though no shower facilities.
If you have questions not covered in the FAQs above, please don’t hesitate to get in touch!
Start your yoga journey with Martina
Whether you are new to yoga or an established practitioner, there is something to suit everyone at Stillness in Movement:
- If you are new to yoga or Shadow Yoga, our Beginners class is a great place to start.
- For individual attention if timings don’t work for you, or you have any particular needs that may not be able to addressed in a group setting, private tuition may suit you.
- If you have an established practice already, contact Martina to see what class will suit you best.
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