Yoga

Tuesday Mornings 9:15-10:15 a.m. – Traditional Hatha Yoga

Geared toward all yoga levels, from beginner to experienced, this class begins with a theme and intention, which is woven throughout the practice of postures, breath work, mindfulness and meditation. Throughout practice, you will work to increase strength, flexibility, balance, and focus. You will explore the many ways to improve your response to stress so that you may live more joyfully and with greater love and awareness. Each class ends with deep relaxation and quiet reflection. Class is $10.00. For more information, email instructor Tricia at triciawallaceyoga@gmail.com or visit triciawallaceyoga.com.

Tuesday Evenings 5:30-6:30 p.m. – Grace Unfolding

Come experience the mind-calming, body-affirming benefits of yoga with the life-giving breath of the Holy Spirit! Grace Unfolding is a unique, Christ-centered yoga class that weaves in prayer, Scripture and Christian music to help you tap into and deepen your connection to the Lord as you stretch and strengthen your body. It is practiced at a relaxed pace appropriate for all experience levels, and includes quiet reflection at the beginning and end of each class. Simply bring a mat and an open heart!

The suggested fee for Grace Unfolding is $10 per class, with 20% of the proceeds each month donated to mission projects in our local community. For information, please contact instructor Kathy at kagudonis@gmail.com.

Wednesday Mornings 9:15-10:15 a.m.  – Flow Yoga

This accessible yet challenging and flowing form of yoga will tone and strengthen the muscles of your body and mind, with Molly Kranovich PDO mom and local teacher. $10 per class. For more information, please call Molly at 847-476-0980.

Thursday Mornings – 9:15-10:15 a.m. – Traditional Hatha Yoga

Grab your mat and join our Thursday morning yoga class in the Southminster Chapel with Nancy Sieh (RYT200). This gentle Hatha yoga class provides appropriate instruction for those new to yoga and ample opportunity for experienced yogis to build on their practice. You’ll work towards increasing range of motion, flexibility, strength, balance, self-awareness, appreciation for your own beautiful body, and tranquility. Classes begin with quiet centering breath meditation and a warm-up sequence linking breath and movement, then progress to standing and balance poses, restorative poses and a final relaxation with guided meditation. $10 per class. Make time for yourself this Thursday; you’ll feel relaxed, refreshed and more peaceful.

Teacher Bios:

Tricia Wallace, a Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT200) certified through Himalayan Institute in Honesdale, Pennsylvania, is an enthusiastic teacher who infuses her joyful spirit into her classes. She inspires students to reach beyond limitations, to experience a deeper self awareness, and to discover greater well-being and joy in all aspects of life. Tricia is married and the mother of five children and two corgis. She has practiced yoga for more than a dozen years and has taught it throughout the Chicago suburbs since 2009.

Kathy Gudonis has been a lover of yoga since her first class years ago. She is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT200) with a passion for integrating one’s Christian faith with the many positive benefits of yoga … balance, calm, flexibility, and strength. She believes yoga is great for people of all ages and abilities … and it’s fun, too!

Molly Kranovich is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT200) certified through YogaFit. She is also certified in prenatal and senior yoga. As a mom of three young children, with another child on the way, Molly loves the way yoga helps bring some calm into our hectic daily life. Molly’s classes are a mix of Vinyasa and Hatha styles of yoga. Her classes are accessible for any level yogi and provide an opportunity to tone and strengthen both your body and your mind.

Nancy Sieh is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) who has been practicing yoga for over 15 years and has been teaching since 2013. She also became a certified yoga 4 cancer (y4c) teacher in 2015. She uses descriptive cues, props, and a fun and varied sequence, encouraging her students to explore how they feel in the poses and after stretching.