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10 Common Yoga Terms

10 Common Yoga Terms Ever go to a yoga class and hear an instructor use a word ending with “ayama” or “asana” and wonder what it means? Since yoga’s roots trace back to ancient India, many of the postures and principles of the practice were originally named in the Sanskrit language. Sanskrit is a classical language of India and is one of the oldest known languages in the world. It can be intimidating to hear instructors use unfamiliar terms or speak in a different language in a yoga class. Here are 10 common Sanskrit terms you might hear in [...]

10 Common Yoga Terms2020-02-25T15:58:51-07:00

Buying Your First Yoga Mat

Buying Your First Yoga Mat If you’ve been practicing yoga for awhile now you’ve probably thought about purchasing your very own yoga mat. Buying your first mat is a milestone in your yoga journey, marking a desire to deepen your practice.  The Benefits of Owning Your Own Mat Owning a yoga mat is a fun way to personalize your practice and often becomes a well-loved companion, a reminder of the joys and challenges you’ve encountered throughout the years on your mat. I still treasure my first yoga mat, even though it’s worn out and too thin to support my [...]

Buying Your First Yoga Mat2020-02-16T11:07:55-07:00

Tai Chi at Yoga House

What is Tai Chi? Tai Chi is a practice of moving meditation originating in ancient Chinese martial arts tradition. There are 5 different branches or styles of Tai Chi including Chen, Yang, Wu, Hao, and Sun. At Yoga House, instructor Jan Graves teaches the Sun style of Tai Chi which is known for its benefits for arthritis and joint health. Sun Tai Chi The Sun style of Tai Chi is one of the youngest forms of Tai Chi and is named after Sun Lu-tang, an expert martial artist who developed the form in the 1860s. Sun Tai Chi is [...]

Tai Chi at Yoga House2020-03-19T14:38:31-07:00

Private Classes Now Offered!

Expanded Offerings: Private Yoga Classes Private Sessions Certified Instructor, Melissa Lowe will walk you through the basics, all the way to advanced asanas with the ability to choose what type of class and format you are seeking. Private classes are great for beginners to discover basic poses, asanas, sequences, terms, and breath; as well as great for the advanced practitioners to satisfy further development in practice - be it inversions, advanced balance poses, pranayama, and more. What is Offered for Private Yoga Classes? Private yoga sessions are one-on-one classes with a certified yoga instructor. Classes are tailored [...]

Private Classes Now Offered!2020-03-10T14:01:24-07:00

Yoga Trapeze Begins in June!

Yoga Trapeze What is Yoga Trapeze? Recently, Instructor and Owner, Melissa Lowe became a certified Yoga Trapeze instructor and here at Yoga House, we are excited to be offering this unique, challenging and incredibly fun class! So what is this Yoga Trapeze? A yoga trapeze is a swing-like contraption that allows you to hang from it in various ways. It also acts as a tool in many other yoga postures and muscle strengthening techniques. - The Journey Junkie The Yoga Trapeze is very similar to the Yoga Swing, or Aerial Yoga, but Yoga Trapeze stands on its own - its own brand, equipment, [...]

Yoga Trapeze Begins in June!2019-05-23T03:52:49-07:00

SilverSneakers Yoga

SilverSneakers Yoga What is SilverSneakers? Colorado Yoga House is excited and honored to be a provider of the well-known program for older adults, known as SilverSneakers. SilverSneakers is a program encouraging older adults to participate in physical activities that will help them to maintain greater control of their health. It sponsors activities and social events designed to keep seniors healthy while encouraging social interaction. - ehealthmedicare It is a free fitness program for adults 65+ provided by dozens of healthcare providers. Although SilverSneakers aims for adults 65+, Yoga House welcomes older adults 55+ at our regular rates to participate [...]

SilverSneakers Yoga2020-03-10T13:59:25-07:00

Prenatal Friendly Classes

Prenatal Friendly Classes Yoga House understands the need for mommas-to-be to get maintain their health during a precious time in their lives, and we're excited to now have pre-natal friendly classes at our studio! Classes Since every momma is in a different phase of their pregnancy, and the fluctuating prenatal needs of the community is hard to predict, Yoga House has opted to train our instructors to welcome mommas into their classes, instead of offering just one prenatal class. This option allows for more flexibility in your schedule, try different instructors, and experience different styles of yoga. [...]

Prenatal Friendly Classes2020-03-17T10:11:32-07:00

Yoga House Introduces Community Classes

Community Classes The Mission One of Yoga House's Core Values is: "MAKING YOGA ACCESSIBLE TO ALL: Having a welcoming and authentic environment having classes that fit the needs of the community and opportunities to grow." Community Classes are a Donation-Based class offered on Sunday's beginning March 2019. Although our prices are comparable to surrounding studios in the region and under average nation wide, we believe having a Community Class will help us bridge the gap for those who otherwise might not be able to afford our regular rates. The Details It's simple! Anyone interested in trying out yoga [...]

Yoga House Introduces Community Classes2019-06-15T21:14:42-07:00

Yoga House Partners with The Phoenix Gym

Introducing The Phoenix Gym The Mission From The Phoenix: The Phoenix answers the question of "what's next" for those leaving treatment or pursuing a sober life by fostering a free, sober, active community where individuals can find a healthy, positive, and welcoming environment.  The Phoenix Gym has created a chapter in Montrose by partnering with Yoga House and Agoge Fitness! Learn more about the Phoenix Gym and it's mission HERE. Free Yoga & Crossfit Classes Yoga House is thrilled to be able to offer FREE Yoga classes for those looking for a sober lifestyle, in a supportive environment, [...]

Yoga House Partners with The Phoenix Gym2019-12-13T20:23:28-07:00

Hot Yoga at Colorado Yoga House

Hot Yoga: What You Need to Know Hot Yoga Intro Hot Yoga is all the craze in yoga, and there's good reason why. Hot yoga is derived from the popular Bikram Yoga popularized in the 1970s by its founder Bikram Choudhury. Bikram is a type of hot yoga class practiced in rooms between 95-108 degrees, and consists of the same 26 postures repeated. Hot yoga is a fitness style yoga class that uses heat, but not under the strict Bikram style of 26 postures, but open to explore other asanas and flow. In this article we'll explore the benefits [...]

Hot Yoga at Colorado Yoga House2020-03-17T09:55:05-07:00