What is Stretch?
A Hatha Yoga inspired stretch and mobility class. A full body stretch with focus areas including ankles, hips, thoracic spine, shoulders and wrists. This is the perfect class to help improve recovery, ward off aches and pains, improve mobility and increase performance.
Susie wasn’t an “athletic” kid but she could climb anything and run fast. At 18 she took an interest in fitness and nutrition. Going to Kemptville college for a Food and Nutrition Management program and then Algonquin college for Fitness and Lifestyle. In 2001 she became certified as a personal trainer and has worked in the fitness industry for over 20 years. Her interest in yoga came a bit later and she did her first yoga teacher training 2012. She believes the combination of strength training and mobility is what helps athletes gain their full strength potential and decrease the risk of injury. Susie attended her first CrossFit class in November of 2020 and loved it instantly. At first only attending classes once or twice weekly but by the spring of 2021 it became a daily habit and she has achieved a level of strength that she didn’t think was possible. She wants to help people improve their overall flexibility and mobility, while staying out of pain and injury free.
Tuesday & Thursday at 7:00PM
- Single Session (Tuesday or Thursday @ 7pm)
- 1 Hour
- Tuesday & Thursday @ 7PM
- 1 Hour
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I have to be flexible to join a yoga class?
Absolutely not! There are many ways to modify stretches so that people of all levels can improve their flexibility.
What is the right amount of time to wait after eating, before practicing yoga?
Two hours after you eat is generally when you have an empty stomach and it’s comfortable to practice yoga. If you are starving then have a small snack beforehand.
What do I need for a yoga class?
A yoga mat is really all you need but if you have a strap or a block and want to bring them, they can make some stretches more comfortable.
Can pregnant women do yoga?
Yoga has many benefits during pregnancy but there are some stretches that can become uncomfortable and should be avoided after 20 weeks. Putting pressure on the stomach, twists or lying on the back positions. Be sure to let your instructor know if you are expecting.