Prenatal Yoga

This class offers a safe and loving environment for expectant mothers to practice yoga at a pace and level that is appropriate for their respective trimester.  Expectant mothers can practice with us and feel strong in the bodies, bond with their babies, and connect with other expectant mothers.  Many options and modifications will be provided to ensure students are comfortable and safe.  Breathing techniques will also be taught so moms can have an extra tool to use during labor and delivery.  This class is appropriate for all trimesters, and all levels of yoga, including beginners.

Baby Love - 6 Weeks to 24 Months

This class helps babies and tots with language development, body awareness, gross and fine motor skills, strength, bonding, and socialization. A safe space is provided for connection between baby and caregiver, and provides a place for new parents to be fully present with their baby and share the moments together without outside distraction. This class uses age and developmentally-appropriate postures and activities, and focuses on meeting children where they are to create a yoga practice that respects children at all ages and stages.

Adult Classes Descriptions

Flow

Class will begin by clearing away mental chatter and calming the body and mind through breathing exercises. After some warmup exercises, students will move into a vinyasa flow which could include hip-openers, forward and backbends, balancing poses, and some core-strengthening. Students will link continuous movements with breath, and will be encouraged to move at their own pace. The class will wind down with some long-held stretches and some cooling yoga poses. Class will finish with some relaxation sprinkled with a healthy dose of inspiration. After this well-rounded practice, students will leave with a bounce in their step, ready to take on the world. All levels are welcome.

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Hatha

This class provides instruction on the fundamental principles of alignment and breath work, and assists students in building their own yoga practice. Asanas (poses) are held longer than a Flow class to create more awareness in the body.  This class is appropriate for new and experienced students.

Align-n-Flow

A fun and vigorous flow class designed for level I/II and up. It will keep you moving through creative flow routines interspersed with longer holds in poses, all while also imparting important instructions and cues to keep you in proper alignment throughout the practice.

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Yin Yoga

This is a slower paced class focusing primarily on seated, supine and prone postures that are held for 3-5 minutes, allowing the muscles time to relax and release, so the connective tissue (ligaments, fascia, etc.) can be worked. Gain flexibility and relaxation through deep stretching. This class is also a great alternative for pre and postnatal students, athletes, and a nice balance to the flow classes.

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Love Yoga Studio
​5111 Baltimore Avenue
​Hyattsville, MD 20781

Mommy/Daddy & Me: 2 - 4 years old with adult 

This class supports bonding time between tots and caregivers. Children at this age have a strong attachment to them and will delight in sharing this time together. A toddler’s play is filled with lots of movement. Whimsical themes are presented to enhance their vivid imaginations. Music is a fundamental component with this age group; it furthers their exploration of movement. The parent/guardian must be present and actively participate with the child. Whether the adult practices yoga or has never practiced, they will have fun exploring yoga while bonding with the child. 


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5 - 8 years old

This is a high-energy age group. While they will freely do the poses and play games, they also have begun to exhibit some self-consciousness while trying to correctly do poses. This is where we support them in posing at their level and discourage any judgmental talk about not posing correctly. Tools will be taught to slow their breaths when feeling anxious and techniques to block distractions when they need to focus. ​


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9 - 12 years old

This age range is more body conscious and we support them while they grow and explore feelings of non-judgment and self-esteem. They will explore and expand their yoga practice with more challenging poses, but will be reminded to listen to and respect their body while doing the poses. Tools will be taught to slow their breaths when feeling anxious and techniques to block distractions when they need to focus. 


 Children’s Class Descriptions

​​Establishing age ranges for the classes helps support each child’s development, while the instructor can focus on the individual needs of a child. The class structure enables the children to move freely and encourages interaction with others. Children classes are an hour long unless otherwise noted. 


Flow Level II: 

Structured around linking breath with movement, this class goes beyond the basics. Bringing in more advanced poses and transitions, Level II flow presumes basic knowledge of sun salutations and fundamental standing, twisting, balancing, seated, and reclined postures. Level II classes will expand students' strength, stamina, and flexibility by incorporating more advanced postures and sequences, such as deeper backbends, arm balances, inversions, and balancing flows.