Styles of Yoga

build strength, balance & flexibility

ashtanga yoga class

Ashtanga is a highly structured, set series of sequences that increase in difficulty as you progress. It emphasizes quick movements, flexibility and strength. Founded by K. Pattabhi Jois, it is often described as a modern form of classic yoga.


In Sanskrit, the word “hatha” means effort — the effort required to engage in a physical practice. Emphasizing various movements, a Hatha class will lead you on a journey to unite body, mind and breath, and take your yoga into deeper, more meaningful places.  Learn More »


Founded by B.K.S. Iyengar, one of the foremost yoga gurus in the world, this style emphasizes precision, alignment and the use of props. Postures are held for long periods of time and students do not progress unless physically and mentally prepared.  Learn More »

vinyasa yoga

The yoga style Vinyasa literally means “to place in a special way.” With a dynamic flowing sequence of yoga postures linking breath and movement, you’ll cultivate awareness, sustain your consciousness and build strength and flexibility. Learn More »

relax & RESTORE

Image of Mark Wheat teaching Avita yoga

Avita combines ancient Yogic wisdom with modern physiological knowledge of the body and how it mends itself. While most yoga styles targets the muscles, Avita targets the joints and the nervous system. Poses are attainable and held for 2-3 minutes.  Learn More »

gentle yoga

Gentle yoga provides a safe environment for anyone seeking a restful way to release tension and ease pain. It’s good for all levels and especially beneficial for anyone living with a chronic illness, injury, or dealing with major life transitions. Learn more »


Yin is a meditative yoga practiced at a slower pace, consisting of poses that are held for longer periods of time (3-5 minutes). This help nourish and strengthen connective tissue, which opens up the mind and body.  Learn More »

for the energy body

woman on beach practicing nostril breathing

Kundalini Yoga focuses on awareness, intuition, and actions to elevate one’s consciousness. It can make you experience intense feelings as it activates energy centers throughout the body.


Reiki is a Japanese form of energy medicine where the practitioner serves as a conduit for Divine energies to channel Reiki healing light through, boosting the body’s natural ability to heal itself.  Learn More »

specialty yoga

aerial yoga
aerial yoga

Take your yoga practice to new heights with Unnata® Aerial Yoga. A fabric hammock is used as a prop and is incorporated into traditional yoga postures. No aerial experience is necessary, but yoga experience is highly recommended.  Learn more »

family yoga
kids & family

Yoga can be an adventure for kids and parents at all ages!  Combining meditation, mantra, and movement we have workshops geared toward littles, middles, and teens, as well as the entire family. Learn more »

SUP yoga

Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) yoga is practiced on a paddleboard in a calm body of water. It’s a great way to be outside and can challenge even the most experienced yogis. Classes run from June through August.  Learn more »

karma yoga

pet projects

We LOVE animals here at The Yoga Center Retreat and want them all to find happy homes!  All proceeds from our “pet projects” (donation-based yoga classes) benefit animal rescue services for dogs, cats and even bunnies!  Learn More »

karma yoga project

As part of our 230-hour yoga teacher training program, all graduates must complete our Karma Yoga project. Each cohort selects a community partner and provides free yoga classes to an underserved population.  Learn more »