Classes

Class Schedule, Description, and Fees

January 1, 2018, marked the 20th anniversary of directing a Yoga studio in Erie! It all started with free classes I began offering in my living room in 1984. We continue to integrate classical principles with current scientific research to provide an effective and sustainable mind, body and spirit practice for all phases of life.

The goal of traditional yoga is to become liberated from the mind-body concept or ego and experience the true Self – free of fear and anxiety.  We look forward to supporting you on this journey!

We are personal and attentive. Our studio offers a boutique setting to support your self-growth through courses with an emphasis on safety. Over 1,000 hours of training and over 40 years of experience inform my classes and private lessons. Feel the Difference Experience Makes! I have served on the Yoga Alliance advisory committee for recommending standards for teachers and schools. Our classes and my trainings will meet the highest standards of safety and instruction!

In our classes, you will experience a meditative approach to the postures within the context of Ayurvedic and Mindfulness principles. You will be supported in accepting your body the way it is yet be encouraged to challenge your perceived limitations so you can experience yourself perhaps in a new, exciting and more fulfilling way.

All classes awaken the essence of who you are: peace, love, and joy!

If you’re looking to attend our special events and workshops, you can find our schedule and descriptions here.

If you’re looking to train at the Plasha Yoga School, you can find our courses here.

If you prefer private lessons in Yoga, Meditation, Prenatal Yoga and Ayurveda, please go to the Private Lessons page for details.

I am also a Mindfulness and Stress Management Consultant and my clients include Fortune 500 companies, non-profits, and school districts. Contact me at 814-864-1114 or rhadeya@plashayoga.com for an individual assessment of your organizations’ needs. 

Getting Started 

If you are new to Yoga or my studio, the first class is $10; otherwise, drop-in is $15. Contact me at 814-864-1114 or rhadeya@plashayoga.com to register/drop-in for a class.

Fall 2018

14 weeks
Sept. 10- Dec. 22
(No Classes the Week of Nov. 19)

Mondays
Beyond Beginners: 10 to 11:15 am (Hatha 2 and Flows)
Slow Flow for Beginners and Beyond: 5:30 to 6:45 pm (Hatha 1)
Beyond Beginners: 7:00 to 8:15 pm (Hatha 2 and Flows)

Tuesdays
Gentle Flow: 7:30 to 8:30 am – Kat
Gentle Beginners and Restorative Yoga: 10 to 11:15 am
Yoga for Healthy Backs: 5:30 to 6:45 pm
Gentle Beginners and Restorative Yoga: 7:00 to 8:15 pm

Wednesdays
Beginners: 10 to 11:15 a.m. – Chelsea
Guided Meditation: Noon to 12:30 pm – Chelsea (special rate of $80 or $10 drop-in) (new and experienced meditators welcome)
Raja Flow: 5:30 to 6:45 pm (Sutra, Yin Yoga-4-6 gentle poses for all levels, Pranayama, Shavayatra or Yoga Nidra and Meditation)

Thursdays
Chair Yoga: Noon to 12:30 – Terri (Special rate of $80 or $10 drop-in)

Beyond Beginners: 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. (Hatha 2-3 and Flows)
Yin Yoga: 7:00 to 8:15 pm (gentle poses with longer holds plus relaxation, pranayama, and meditation)

Fridays
Gentle Flow: 7:30 to 8:30 am – Kat

Saturdays
Workshops & Trainings

All classes taught by Michael Plasha, E-RYT500, RPYT, YACEP except where noted. 

FEES/REGISTRATION INFORMATION
Unless otherwise noted, fees are for one class per week, during a session.

* Open Registration fee of $170 prorated for remaining weeks after September 10; Inquire about Flex Plans
*Married couples or partners $300 by Sept. 10
*Payment plans are available. Pro-rating anytime for $12 per class depending on how many weeks.
*Special Discount: Take two yoga classes a week for $290 by September 10
Drop-in class (please call ahead 864-1114): $15

Private Lessons (call for appt.): $100/hr. Fast forward your practice and optimize the benefits of yoga with an individualized approach.

If you have questions call me at 864-1114 or e-mail me at rhadeya@plashayoga.com. Thank you! 

Registration

Gentle Beginners, Restorative and Mindfulness Yoga

The yoga of non-doing, restorative yoga, focuses on effortlessness and ease. When the body is fully supported with bolsters and blankets, it releases deeply held tensions. It is for any student who is not pregnant and without serious back conditions like spondylolistheses, spondylolysis or diagnosed disc disease. It can be excellent for students recovering from injuries and managing chronic diseases.

Beginners (Learning Hatha 1)

For new beginners or those who need a refresher. A thorough and safe introduction in yoga including modifications, adaptations, and contraindications.

Slow Flow for Beginners and Beyond (Hatha 1 and 2)

Slow and gentle Vinyasas for overall wellness and specific health conditions.

Beyond Beginners (Hatha 1-2)

For experienced beginners. Please check with me if you are not sure. Familiarity with contraindications, stages and modifications is necessary related to beginner level (Hatha 1)postures and introduction or review of new Hatha 2 practices like chanting, mantras, more advanced pranayama and asanas. Multi-level moderate flows are included.

Vigorous Vinyasa (Hatha 2-3)

This is for experienced beginners who like longer and more challenging flows and transitions based on the Ashtanga primary and secondary series.

Yoga For Back Pain

Learn ways to manage, reduce and possibly end your pain. You will practice a routine that I have used successfully in hundreds of private lessons and group classes for those suffering from kyphosis, lordosis, musculoskeletal pain, bulging discs, sacroiliac joint misalignment, piriformis caused mild sciatica, and after back surgery (with physician approval). Please let me know what your condition is when you register. However, for chronic conditions, see your physician to rule out infections, cancer, spinal fractures (osteoporosis) and neurological causes. Please bring a permission slip from your health care provider.

Private Lessons / Yoga Parties and Events

I am available for private Prenatal, Ayurveda and Yoga Therapy consultations and classes for $100 an hour. Click here for more information. A lower rate is available for regular schedule privates and semi-privates. Fast-forward your practice and optimize the benefits of yoga by scheduling an individualized and therapeutic approach. Call for an appointment. House visits can be made for your convenience. I am also available for single event yoga parties and private classes at a special group rate! Contact me to schedule.
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