If you have an injury, pregnant or a health concern we highly recommend that you take either an initial consultation and we also offer GYROTONIC® & Pilates studio, Yoga Therapy sessions & Yoga/Pilates Therapeutics classes at our studio.
Hara Barre is developed by Suzanne McCarty, an ex professional Ballet dancer. Its an invigorating movement class that is inspired by dance, it incorporates 3 dimensional movement techniques from Dance, developmental movement patterns, yoga & pilates.
During this class you will experience flowing, undulating movement which requires full body strength, flexibility and control.
*The side effect is that you will get a cardiovascular workout and toned legs and butt and a huge smile on your face :)
class size 6-max 10.
Suitable for students with prior yoga experience and a sound body.We recommend that you have prior Yoga experience to taking this class and recommend the Yoga Beginners 5 week course if you are a beginner. If you have an injury, pregnant or a health concern we highly recommend that you take either an initial consultation and we also offer Yoga Therapy sessions & Yoga Therapeutics classes at our studio.
This is a Vinyasa style Yoga class based on Hatha Yoga and adds a mindful approach to flowing Yoga.
Flow Yoga classes are designed to allow you to improve your alignment, while building strength, increasing flexibility and improving stamina. Longer holds and slow transitions offer the opportunity to increase your understanding of the body in each pose and more time spent working on each pose will allow you to deepen and improve your personal practice.
The class includes Sun Salutations, standing, prone, supine, arm strengthening and seated postures then ends with a guided relaxation.
Why do we heat the Yoga Room at HARA for some classes during the cooler months?
At Hara we use Far Infrared Heaters.
The HARA YOGA flow sequence is practised in a room warmed to the comfortable temperature of a late spring day @28 degrees in order to support the natural building of warmth within the physical body. However we don't believe that practicing in a heated room during summer and hot days is healthy nor balancing so we only offer heated rooms on cooler days/months of the year:)
class size 6-max10
The Classical Pilates MAT
This class is suited to experienced students of Pilates with a sound body.We recommend that you have prior Pilates experience to taking this class and recommend the Pilates Beginners 5 week course if you are a beginner.
*If you have a current injury,pain or health condition we highly recommend that you attend an initial consultation and join either our "Pilates Therapeutics class courses or individualised Pilates studio sessions.
This is 50 minutes of flowing power taught how Joseph Pilates intended it. We follow the original Classical Pilates MAT exercises. Just you, your body and sometimes the magic circle and the arm weight series to heat it up! This is a challenging MAT class providing rigorous body conditioning and a cardiovascular workout.
Suzanne McCarty is a second generation Pilates instructor ( which means she studied directly with one of Joseph Pilates proteges Romana Kryzanoswka). She is a principal level pilates trainer level member of The Pilates Alliance Australasia and has been teaching Pilates full time for almost 2 decades.
class size 6-max 10
The workout follows a research-supported design of specifically sequenced exercises, making it an entire system of bone and joint health, rather than just a set of exercises. Toning your arms, hips, back and abs, the Buff Bones® system also improves posture, is adaptable to varying levels, and is even safe for those with Osteoporosis, Osteopenia and some spinal conditions(to be determined).
Developed in the United States by Rebekah Rotstein, a recognised expert in Pilates and exercise for Osteoporosis, this dynamic one-hour class is enjoyable and challenging for people of all ages and levels.
class size 6-max 10
Restorative Yoga is a delicious way to relax and deeply soothe frayed nerves, boost energy levels and it is the ultimate way to nourish & restore.
Its an invitation to gain energy without expending any!
Classes use various props such as bolsters, blankets & blocks to hold and support students in passive postures.
This class is the perfect class to balance out a more "yang" or active lifestyle.
Expect supportive postures held for longer periods of time, gentle breath work & guided meditation.
Maximum class size 10