Synergize Yoga offers several class types and levels at our Yoga in Anoka studios. In addition to ongoing weekly classes we offer several workshops. See our workshop page to see additional events and class series that we offer. See our class class schedule.
Not sure where to start? Fundamentals is the right choice for you. Gain flexibility, balance, and strength. Learn postures, meditation and breathing exercises. Modifications and use of many props are used during these classes.
These classes are designed to introduce new and continuing students to the foundations of alignment, breathwork, primary poses, sequences, and variations. This class is perfect for confident beginning students and those who are continuing to build their yoga practice. Modifications and props are used during this class.
Everyone + Experienced
This is a mixed-level class open to all levels of practice. Your instructor will provide options to accommodate for your level while more complex poses may be introduced for advanced students. Beginners can work at their level towards their own expression of poses. No previous experience is needed to enjoy a mixed-level class, but some basic knowledge is recommended. Use of props during the class are recommend for extended holds, flowing sequences, and introductions to more challenging poses as you build to your peak pose.
Looking to hone your practice? These classes are designed for more experienced students. We recommend that you have a solid practice, and understanding of yoga postures and breathing techniques. These classes are exciting, challenging, and a great choice for those who are ready to take it to the next level!
Meditation and Pranayama to Support Immune Health
This class is unlike any other! Kamie extensively researched Eastern and Western perspective on the benefits of Pranayama with relationship to immune function. In this class, she will share what she has developed from her studies to help you put into practice these benefits without having to think about what to focus on next.
No experience needed to participate. After checking in, class will begin with a brief setup. Our focus is to:
Build lung capacity
Exchange carbon dioxide/oxygen in tissues
Reduces blood pressure
Increase parasympathetic activity
Class Outline (order may vary from day to day)
Meditation classes provides the basics to meditation that are suitable for beginners and experienced meditators. We will offer guided a meditation to support you along your mediation journey and help you to connect with your true Self – physically, mentally, emotionally and spirally. Rhythmic breathing will allow you to keep your awareness in the present moment. Meditation and breathing teaches us to become aware of our stress so that we can release it from our body to restore balance. After our session you will have a some time to journal.
If you have been looking for a yoga class and have been scared to try, this is the class for you! Each week we will start with meditation and move into basic yoga poses to build confidence in your practice of yoga. This class is for folks who have little to no yoga experience, or who are looking to revisit the basics!
This is a beginning level yoga class. Starting with an opening mediation to quiet the mind, you will connect with the body, spirit, and bring in a sense of peace. Then we will move through a gentle flow to release tension and increase range of motion. Class will continue with more challenging standing poses to strengthen your body, find balance, and increase focus, flexibility, and awareness. Restorative yoga props, such as blankets, blocks, bolsters and straps, are often used to support the body, allowing muscles to lengthen and release. The pace of this class is slower than the flow and mixed level classes, focusing on stretching all areas of the body while releasing stress and tension from joints and muscles.
A regular yoga practice will help to dissolve barriers that may have you stuck in limiting patterns, and open you to transform from the inside out. This class is designed for beginners and those looking for a gentle yoga practice.
This class anchors on practice of the vinyasa, or flow, which will make this class more challenging, though we will still include basic yoga poses. Poses are generally held for shorter periods of time so that transitions between poses become part of the flow. This allows for more poses to be practiced during a class. Classes integrate balance, flexibility, and strength along with breath. A specific focus of this class will be to connect to one’s self. Content and degree of challenge will be determined by the instructor based on class needs. Beginners are welcome, but knowledge of the sun salutations is a must.
In our express yoga class you will experience a balance of strength, stretch, and relaxation. Class will begin with a short meditation to connect your breath to your body and mind. Followed by gentle movements to warm your body. Class will continue with a short flowing sequence of poses and will finish with savasana. No experience is necessary and all levels are welcome.
We will open with mediation to quiet our minds, Then connect with your body, spirit, and bring in a sense of peace. We will move through a series of poses to release tension and increase range of motion. Class will continue with more challenging standing poses to strengthen your body, find balance, and increase focus, flexibility, and awareness. We will close class with restorative yoga – props, such as blankets, blocks, bolsters and straps, are often used to support our body, this allows tension to be released released. This is a mixed level class, beginners are welcome. If you don’t have props you can find things in your home that can work too!!
In this busy society, we all need some time to relax and unwind so we can better serve ourselves and others. If your cup is not full you cannot fully help others. Join us for an opening guided meditation to connect with your breath with your body and mind. We will then move into a hatha based yoga class for all levels and will follow with yin yoga practice, holding postures for several minutes to move deeper into your body and mind. While in savasana, you will rest in a restorative pose and receive a facial massage.
Prenatal: This class provides an opportunity to develop greater awareness of Mamas ever changing body, as well as to deepen Mamas relationship and connection with her baby. The flow of movement and postures provide much-needed relaxation during her pregnancy, as well as building strength and stamina for the months ahead. Breath work, meditation, and yoga poses, help to create inner focus and awareness for a calm mind and body in preparation for the demands of labor. Calmness, focused breathing, and a strong body will aid in the birthing process. Thus, reducing pain and increasing the preparation for an active and natural birth. No previous yoga experience necessary. New students and experienced yogis alike will appreciate how this class connects mind, body and baby, for childbirth. All trimesters are welcome.
Postnatal: An opportunity for a gentle yoga class with mamas in the early stages of motherhood. A great place to connect with others.
At family yoga you and your child will get to play yoga games, gain a healthier mind and body through performing and practicing breathing techniques, and become stronger and more flexible while learning yoga poses.You will have the unique opportunity to connect with your child by getting the wiggles out together, building a healthier mind and body, building self-esteem, and a stronger relationship for parent and child. It’s an opportunity for bonding with family while sharing the health and well being that yoga brings. Ages 2 to 10. Babies under a year old free with parent and sibling. This is a 45 minute class.
Unwind your body and relax your mind from the the tensions of everyday stress. In this class, we will focus on practices that support relaxation through different strategies: Meditation, Mudra (hand positions), Pranayama (breath awareness), Yin Yoga, Restorative Yoga and Yoga Nidra (meditative sleep).
A special feature of this class is Yin yoga, a style of yoga which focuses on stretching the deep connective tissue in the joints. Each pose will be held for approximately 4-5 minutes, enhancing a greater range of motion because of the lengthening of the connective tissue and increased circulation in the joints.
Restorative poses are an important part of any long-term yoga practice: they heal the effects of stress, recharge our energy reserves, and bring our nervous systems into a more balanced state. Restorative yoga props such as blankets, blocks, bolsters and straps are used to support the body which allows muscles to fully relax, the mind to quiet, and the spirit to experience peace and restoration.
The class will end with a short Yoga Nidra or relaxation session, built around facilitating deep relaxation and rest through guided meditation while lying in a reclined restorative position. By the end of each class, you will feel relaxed, refreshed, and renewed.
Come and join Kamie in exploring your womanhood. What does that mean to be a woman today? Where do we find our strength and compassion? Internal balance and relaxation are essential for a women’s health, whether we are bringing a new life into the world, being inspired by others around us, or anchoring to our truths from within. In this evening talk, we will focus not only on physical health but also mental clarity and focus, emotional stability, and spiritual wellness.
Well Nourished Woman is for everyone who wants to be more aware of their life, personal growth, hormones and reproductive health overall. Our menstrual cycles play an important roll in our emotional needs and how we create comfortable transitions into menopause and our golden years. We will also focus on factors that contribute to our hormones’ health and relationship building with our partners, families, friends, and ourselves.
What do women really want? A night to build community, nourishment for our souls, and some time for ourselves! Class will be followed by an Ladies Night Yoga Class.
The intention of the class will follow the Well Nourished Women lecture. You Do not have to attend the lecture to attend the ladies night yoga class. We all need some time to relax and unwind so we can better serve ourselves and others. If your cup is not full you cannot fully help others.
Join us for an opening guided meditation to connect with your breath with your body, mind, emotions, and spirit. We will then move into a hatha based yoga class and will follow with yin yoga practice, holding postures for several minutes to move deeper into your awareness and connection to your body. At the end of class, while in savasana, you will rest in a restorative pose and receive a facial massage. This mixed-level class is open to beginners and ladies who have been practicing for years.
In this playful yoga class kids will learn yoga poses, breathing, and relaxation exercises which cultivate a calm mind, increase strength and flexibility, improve gross and fine motor skills, improve concentration, and help them understand how to identify and manage their feelings. Games, stories, group work, and music will be incorporated into this fun, non-competitive class and teach kids to learn to work together. Each class ends with a period of relaxation. Ages 4-10
Meditation + Yoga
Meditation is one of the best ways to reduce stress combine it with yoga the benefits introduce relaxation and mindfulness into your life. Class will open with a meditation to connect with your breath, body, and mind. Followed by a gentle flowing yoga class that will move tension from your body. Class will end with a restorative savasana. No experience is necessary and all levels are welcome.
In power hour you will experience a powerful practice where you will increase your strength, stamina, and flexibility on both physical and mental levels. We will create heat while working with our bodies. Focus will be on connection to breath and conscious, fluid movements, as well as mindset to help you on and off the mat. Great for all levels of experience. Modifications available for most poses to help challenge you while pushing you to develop self-awareness.
Stretch and Flex: Yoga for Body and Bones
This class begins with an opening meditation followed by a mixture of yoga poses and strengthening exercises using props to increase the desired challenge. Recent studies have shown that specific yoga postures may aid in reducing bone loss and even reversing it. This class is targeted at specific adults population to assist in strengthening posture; improving balance, flexibility, and strength; and gaining a better range of motion. Our practice will focus on strengthening risk areas, such as the spine and pelvis. This class will also focus on practices that calm the nervous system and create breath awareness. Adaptations and modifications will be offered during class for those who need more support or more of a challenge. All levels are welcome.