hridaya, sanskrit for the spiritual heart, is our essential and ultimate nature, the deep dimension of our being and another name for the supreme self. this hatha class inspired by iyengar and anusara yoga, is a heart-oriented and spiritually inspiring style of yoga that unifies principles of alignment with a philosophy that embodies a celebration of the heart. it encompasses a vision of totality in which each person is seen as equally divine. In this class you will learn intelligent alignment in standing poses, hip openers, backbends, and inversions. from this foundation, you will learn to cultivate both inner and outer expansiveness, and find the joy in movement. all bodies and all hearts with foundational/level 1 yoga experience are warmly welcomed. *not appropriate for beginners.