Yoga & Movement Class Descriptions
Each class at Om Namo Center reflects our informed approach to holistic health and feeling great. Classes are friendly and non-competitive. We can’t wait for you to join us and discover the best in Cambridge yoga & movement classes. We encourage exploration to determine which classes are right for you.
Namo Yoga is The Center’s signature yoga class. It was developed by Santosh Karmacharya as a challenging but safe class designed specifically to balance the effects of the 21st century lifestyle. These classes reactivate muscles that are working inefficiently and create a movement patterns that do not cause inflammation leading to long-term health.
Vinyasa flow yoga classes smoothly transition from one pose to another, creating a fluid rhythm. Emphasis is placed on the coordination of breathing with movement and include a balance of vigorous and restorative poses.
Hatha yoga is a traditional form of yoga with an emphasis on using poses to calm the mind. Hatha classes include a combination of standing, seated, and supine or prone poses, and often incorporate breathing and meditation.
Gentle Yoga classes are calming, peaceful, and deeply healing. These classes focus on relaxation so the muscles, bones, and organs can restore, rejuvenate, and recalibrate.
Looking for something different? We are one of the few places in the area that offers spirited classes steeped in the traditions of martial arts and dance, including Nia, Tai Chi and Primal Movements.
Children 3-7 will improve strength, flexibility, and coordination, along with learning how to focus and center themselves with various breathing and visualization techniques. Each class has a structured rhythm woven together through story, song, and verse, exploring evolutionary movement with imaginative play.