Class Levels

Explanation of Charm City Yoga Class Levels



Level 1, or 1 Diamond, classes are suitable for beginners who are looking for a slower paced, more descriptive experience. The class will help you develop body awareness, learn the basic postures (asanas) and their modifications. The emphasis on proper alignment will help you build strength slowly and safely. Learn yogic breathing and how to link breath with movement. Have fun in this informative class.



Level 2, or 2 Diamond, classes are suitable for intermediate students. The basic postures are expanded to include more difficult variations and may be described with less detail. The class will flow at a faster pace and the asanas will be held longer. The classes introduce more advanced breathing techniques and concepts in yogic philosophy including the energetic body.



Level 3, or 3 Diamond, classes are for advanced practitioners and will focus on asana variations that require strength and flexibility. These classes are faster paced and more rigorous. They include advanced inversions, hand and arm balancing postures and deep twists and back bends.