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What to expect in a Purna Yoga class

Updated: Sep 12, 2023

At Purna Yoga Helsinki, we are dedicated to helping our clients live healthier and happier lives through the practice of yoga and asana. Our studio offers a variety of classes, ranging from beginner-level Purna Basics to All Level classes, Intermediate classes, Gentle and Restorative yoga, Meditation and classes tailored to expecting and new mothers. We aim to create a safe and welcoming space for everyone, so come and join us!


When you are ready to book a class and you take a look at our schedule, where should you start?


Here comes a few guidelines to orientate yourself...

Shoulder stretching from the yoga wall
Purna Yoga Class

NEW TO YOGA


If you are completely new to yoga it is best to start with these classes:


Purna basic LEVEL 1- is a beginner-friendly class which is designed to help you ease into the shapes of the yoga postures as you stretch and strengthen your body. Whether you are a complete novice or a student in their first year of yoga or work with an injury.

Gentle Yoga ALL LEVELS - this class offers a slower practice for those seeking a gentle workout. Perfect for seniors, those just beginning or returning to yoga, or anyone simply looking for a relaxing experience.

Restorative Yoga ALL LEVELS - experience the healing and empowering effects of Purna Restorative Yoga similar to Yin yoga. This is for you if you want to start slowly, easing in to regular more active classes.

YOU HAVE PRACTICED A BIT OF YOGA BEFORE


If you have practiced yoga before but you are new to Purna Yoga start with the classes above or these ones:


Align&Shine

Rise&Shine

G’Morning

Yoga Wall

Happy Friday

Align&Restore


These classes are for ALL LEVELS of practitioners. Each class balance your body and mind with a practice that combines postures, breath, a guided meditation, and a quiet relaxation. Are you ready to getting to know Purna Yoga?


YOU HAVE 1 YEAR OR MORE OF EXPERIENCE WITH YOGA

Align&Shine LEVEL 1-2

This class is for students who have practiced Purna Yoga on a regular weekly basis or in another alignment based system, are ready to move on from the beginners level, after more than one year experience with yoga.


YOU HAVE PRACTICED MORE THAN 2 YEARS

Intermediate practice LEVEL 2

Welcome more experienced yogis, this class is designed for students who have practiced Purna Yoga on a regular weekly basis or in another alignment based system for at least two years.


Meditating people
Heartfull Meditation Helsiki

YOU WANT TO START MEDITATING?


Meditation class

One of the obstacles to meditation is the ability to sit for a longer time, that’s why we recommend a regular asana practice in combination with meditation. Our meditation comes in a course format, please talk to one of our teachers if you are ready to start the course.


FOR MUM'S TO BE

Prenatal Yoga classes - from 14-40 weeks of pregnancy, no previous experience necessary


Postnatal Yoga classes - with baby from 6 weeks - 9 months, no previous experience necessary


Yoga with baby
Postnatal yoga

We are happy to assist you in any way, get in touch for questions.


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