I started teaching yoga because I wanted to share my experience with yoga. Even though I was already running and exercising in other ways, it challenged me in new ways, physically and spiritually. When you are in a yoga class, all you can do is concentrate in that moment, try as hard as you again, and give it your best until the next movement. I like to think my students are also trying their hardest when they step into my classroom, leaving behind their life from before and after the class hour, to find a momentary peace.
I love working at Elev8 because we are a close-knit supportive family. We are always cheering each other on, whether we are a student or a teacher. I love all the classes that I teach and that I take, but I also enjoy the time before and after class, feeding each other goodies and chatting about our personal lives.
Suny Jacobus instructs the following:
An energetic flow of postures. In this class you will learn to move and flow through the series of postures that are synchronized with each breath cycle. The class will vary and include Sun Salutations, standing sequences, balancing postures and seated postures. This is a combination of stretch and strength. Designed to clear your mind and tone your muscles. Prepare to sweat and significantly change your body and awaken your senses. Performed in a heated room, to warm up your body and encourage release of toxins through your sweat.
26 postures, 2 breathing exercises. Each posture is executed individually with emphasis on alignment and stillness. Each breath allows the opportunity to intensify the posture. You will hold the posture for many breaths before moving on to the next. The sequence is designed to work your entire body inside and out, increase your strength, flexibility, balance & stamina. Class is held in a heated room to warm up your muscles, and help you release toxins both mentally & physically.
A Barre is a handrail that is placed securly so that it can provide you support during different types of exercise. Typically used in Ballet to provide dancers stability and balance while performing both fast and slow exercises.
These exercises are performed to warm up and strengthen muscles, but also encourages proper body form and alignment. Practing at the Barre will strengthen your feet & legs, improve flexibility and help your over all alignment throughout your core. In Barre class, expect your instructor to incoporate a wide variety of other activities to increase your stamina, and stimulate your core as well! Many students report that Barre classes have improved their yoga practice and depth.
Traditional class, 75 minutes, 26 postures, 2 breathing exercises. Each posture is executed individually with the emphasis on alignment and stillness. Each breath allows you the opportunity to intensify your posture. You will hold the posture for many breaths before moving on to the next. The set sequence is designed to work your entire body inside and out, increase your strength, flexibility, balance & stamina. Class is held in a heated room to warm up your muscles, and help you release toxins both mentally & physically.
TRX & Flow
TRX: "Total Body Resistance Exercise." TRX is a style of strength training that leverages the TRX Suspension Trainer to build true resilience. Developed by the Navy SEALs, Suspension Training bodyweight exercise develops strength, balance, flexibility and core stability. It's a highly portable performance training tool that leverages gravity and your body weight. This is a total body, strength and cardio workout that is for everyone!
Total body workout designed to tone and chisel taking your body to the level. A combination of heat, weights and HIIT will keep your body moving and your mind guessing. Learning the proper technique it key. This is NOT a yoga class, but is accessible to all fitness levels.