Mindful Freedom - Class Descriptions - Reisterstown, MD
Mindful Freedom - Community Yoga Studio
LEVEL 1 - For the beginner student or the student who prefers a more gentle class.
LEVEL 1-2 - For the student who is progressing from beginner and wants a more challenging class.
LEVEL 2 - For the student who is ready for a more challenging class. Moving at a faster pace and more difficult postures explored.
Intro. to Yoga & Meditation Starting from the foundation, each class will start with a brief meditation. Different techniques will be explored. The physical/Asana will be built upon as the weeks progress. Moving slow, mindfully and working towards a full Sun Salutation. This class begins to open the body and build strength while developing body awareness and mindfulness of being present in the moment.

Continuing/Therapeutic  Each class will begin with therapeutic postures to open the tissue/fascia of the body, continue with mindful movement and working towards developing a personal understanding of your Body. 

 Mixed - For the student who is progressing from beginner and wants a more challenging class. Opens the body and builds strength while developing body awareness.
*Yoga experience necessary.
GentleStudents are introduced to correct and safe postural alignment. Focuses on gentle movement through postures to build strength, improve balance and increase range of motion. Class moves at a slow pace. Body awareness and alignment are the key components of this class.
*Suitable for beginners
Therapeutic Mixed Flow Classes will include Yin Yoga, Yoga Flow, as well as traditional Salutation. Helping to develop a more intimate awareness of your body and build strength and balance.
*Yoga experience necessary.
Mindful Therapeutic Flow- A relaxed, calming practice which uses conscious breath to move the body in a fluid flow. Designed to slow your inner energy and recharge your well being.
 Therapeutic/Yin-Therapy based class moving at a slower pace, targeted for people with special conditions i.e. arthritis, joint issues, fibromyalgia, back conditions and such. Restorative poses will be a part of this class.
*Suitable for beginners

Mindful Yin Yoga - A quiet practice, taught with mindfulness to each individuals ability. All postures are done on the floor and held no longer than 3 minutes. Working to open the tissues of the body through relaxation, mindfulness and Yin Energy. This practice will shift you into the parasympathetic nervous system.

 Yoga for Back Care & Scoliosis - A comprehensive approach and teaching to understand yoga poses,  anatomy & breath and how it all relates to a more holistic way of caring for your spine.  
*Suitable for beginners
Back Care 2 - A more active expression of the back care class. Some flow is incorporated into the practice.

Chair Yoga - A class designed for people with limitations who may feel they cannot practice yoga. This class focuses on building strength using light hand weights and your own body. We are also working towards better balance .Seated and standing postures are all practiced using a chair or at the wall, as permitted by the individual.  Chair yoga can help you to increase flexibility, develop strength, increase lung capacity and improve balance.
*Suitable for beginners

Meditation - A class designed to teach the student various ways to meditate. Taking the anxiety out of the practice. Each class will include meditation. Discussion is encouraged to help support a home practice.

The Art of Mindfulness - Mindfulness, what does that mean ? To be present in the moment. Simple, right, but not always easy. This class is designed to take the concept of Mindfulness, Meditation and "lighten" it up. Learning different techniques and short practices to assist you in becoming more grounded, mindful, peaceful & calm.

SPECIAL CLASSES HELD AS WORKSHOPS -Text if you are interested 410-900-3381
We will also run a one time class if you have a group of friends and are looking for a night out.

Intro. to Meditation - A class designed to introduce & teach students different ways/tools to access a Seated Stillness. Discussion will be part of this class.

Yoga Nidra - A little known yogic practice that means "yogic sleep," the practice of yoga nidra deeply rests and restores participants through guided imagery and deep relaxation. Yoga nidra helps revitalize and restore optimal immune and nervous system function, leading to deep inner peace and healing
Mindfulness Class -Alternating between, Yoga Nidra, Restorative Yoga, Yin Yoga, and Guided Meditation.  Classes will be a combination of two of these . Allowing the student DEEP relaxation.

Guided Meditation - Guided meditation is a purposeful journey where the imagination is lead, by an outside source, down a mental path for the purpose of mindfulness, relaxation, and problem solving.

Studio is fully equipped with
 mats, blocks, blankets and straps.
 You are welcome to use ours or bring your own. 
Please wear comfortable clothing.
If you need to eat before class, please make it a light snack.
Jennifer Heinstadt -Director
Mindful Freedom Yoga Studio
317 Main Street Reisterstown
Reisterstown  MD  21136


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