If you are new to our studio, you must contact Nydia to determine readiness and gain access to the Serenidad Studio for LIVESTREAM or Onsite Group Therapeutic Yoga Classes. Nydia will help you determine whether a private Therapeutic Yoga Assessment is necessary or whether you can begin in the Gentle Therapeutic yoga classes. Click on each module below to read a description of the classes offered at Nydia’s Yoga Therapy Studio.
This 60-minute gentle yoga class will introduce the breath and focused attention to a relaxed seated and lying practice that is directed toward supporting a meditative and calm state of being. All levels are encouraged to attend and modifications will be offered for interested participants. Focused attention will be directed towards using the ujjayi breath to maintain concentration, optimize oxygenation and encourage the parasympathetic nervous system to initiate the Relaxation Response. Core strength, mobility and flexibility of the extremities and the importance of learning how to safely move from standing to transitioning to the floor in sitting, supine and prone will be addressed. Aromatherapy with Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils are offered during the Savasana (lying resting) practice at the end of each session to enhance the relaxation and regeneration response. It is optional to receive. This practice is best for beginners or those wanting one of the most gentle class offered at our studio.
A 75-minute moderate approach to a fundamental yoga class. The student will participate in Modified Sun Salutation Series™ and will learn fundamentals of proper positioning and modifications of postures in standing, sitting, and lying postures with a thorough introduction to core stability activities. Standing postures will be emphasized for increasing individuals muscular endurance and readiness for participation in the progressive level classes. Each participant will be encouraged to: listen to their individual body as they move & pay attention to their breath in order to maintain a safe and effective practice. Aromatherapy with Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils are offered during the Savasana (lying resting) practice at the end of each session to enhance the relaxation and regeneration response. It is optional to receive. Designed for individuals with limited/no Hatha yoga experience or those with a history of orthopedic limitations that will benefit from this type of instruction. Modifications and variations for yoga postures will be available to the participants.
A 75 minute breath-centered yoga movement awareness practice that informs the moderate to advanced level participant in the use of the most effective method for placement of their individual body within the Hatha yoga asana practice. Traditional and not so traditional Sun Salutations will be offered to allow the participant to explore proper technique that can improve overall core strength while potentially improving performance to reduce stress to major joints of body. Participants will be able to experience a variety of yoga asana practices that have been developed by Dr. Nydia Tijerina Darby that draw out the therapeutic potential for the major joints and muscle structures of the body. Modifications and variations to the Hatha yoga postures will be available to the participants, so that even beginners can participate. Aromatherapy with Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils are offered during the Savasana (lying resting) practice at the end of each session to enhance the relaxation and regeneration response. It is optional to receive.
Pairing mindful movement with flowing breath unlocks the extraordinary healing benefits that lasts a lifetime.