MetroRock is pleased to offer Yoga classes on a regular basis. Classes are taught by experienced yoga instructors who also share the passion of climbing. This allows them to focus-in on strengthening and stretching core muscles used in the sport. Yoga practice will help you increase flexibility, strength and mental focus; all vital elements to improve your climbing abilities!
Yoga is FREE for members and just $5 for non-members.
Yoga mats and blocks are available for free to borrow at the front desk.
Fall Schedule (starting September 15th): Check Metrorock's Facebook for class updates!
- 6:00-7:00pm: Core Vinyasa with Ashley
- 7:15-8:15pm: Acroyoga for Beginners with Dylan & Adi
Ashley’s core vinyasa class is an artful mix of strengthening and balance work. We begin by building up heat with movement like sun salutations, hip opening and twists; promoting the unity of breath and body. This is followed by simple yet strong standing postures to highlight different angles with controlled movement. Lastly, we direct our created heat to help open up and stretch especially tight muscles in purposeful seated postures; closing with a peaceful savasana. Expect the unexpected, every week is a different sequence! This class is appropriate for yogis of all levels. Arm balances and inversion fun upon request!
Acroyoga is the combination of yoga, acrobatics, massage, and the creative process. Acro is accepting of all body types and fitness abilities due to its many different rolls and poses. It’s a great addition to your workout or relaxation routine! If you enjoy being challenged in a social environment you should give this class a go; you'll be achieving things in the first 20 minutes you'd never thought you could!
- 5:30-6:30pm: Restorative w/ Massage with Carina
- 8:00-9:00pm: Slow Flow with Eve
Join Carina Antonino DiMare, yoga instructor and massage therapist, in a balancing, nourishing class that helps you ease tension and feel awesome. We’ll incorporate pranayama (breath work), gentle flowing movements and passive, supported postures with hands-on massage assists. This class encourages relaxation, flexibility and connection to mind and body which helps you climb better. Suitable for all peoples, especially those who want to prevent injury and recover faster.
Build strength and flexibility while moving mindfully through the breath. Slow flow offers continuous movement with opportunities to explore what’s unique for you. Linger and deepen into postures at your own speed. All levels are welcome to come practice, no prior yoga experience is needed. This is an excellent class for the tired climber who wants to stretch and relax after their session.
- 6:00-7:00pm: Myofascial Restorative with Jared
Up level your self-care game with a fusion of active release, yoga, and foam rolling. Using props and massage techniques you will increase mobility and strengthen body awareness to maximize your functional movement. All levels welcome. Newbies encouraged. More info at JaredGreenTherapeutics.com
- 7:00-8:00pm: Restorative with Heather
Combining a restorative yoga practice with your climbing routine is a GREAT idea! Why? As we belay or climb, we create a great deal of tension in our necks, upper bodies, and hips as we hug ourselves to the wall. Restorative yoga gives us the opportunity to slow down and unwind the tight muscle fibers which accumulate and limit our flexibility and mobility; thus, hindering our experience. Restorative yoga not only assists us to be more comfortable in our bodies, it benefits our climbing practice directly. Invite a different kind of strength in your training, the power of flexibility! Give yourself the time to slow down and rest with therapeutic guided movement. Namaste!
- 7:15-8:15pm: Acroyoga for Beginners with Daniel
Acroyoga is a collaborative yoga practice that promotes strength, flexibility, and balance. By learning about the body’s center of gravity, flyers and bases learn to flow from pose to pose. Through flowing, stress on joints and low back are released. Acroyoga is a partner practice that’s a stellar addition to any exercise repertoire. Come learn with us!