Shannen Maher 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.
A majority of the class time will be spent sitting or lying on the mat. Initially this class can appear “simple” and passive, but it is known to be quite challenging due to the long duration of the postures. Each posture will be held in stillness approximately 3-5 minutes. This allows your muscles time to relax, dedicating the practice to your ligaments, bones & joints which get little attention in every day movement, exercise or yoga. This practice is growing to be more and more popular with athletes, experienced and beginner yogis and even people with restricted mobility.