I am new to yoga, what do I need to know before my first class?

Yoga is for everyone, every shape, every size, every level of experience. At Nourishing Storm, we love sharing the practice with new students as the benefits can be transformational and serve to fulfill whatever one is looking for ie. balance, strength, flexibility, peace and so much more.  You do not need to know anything or have any experience to begin yoga. We just ask that you keep in mind that yoga is a practice and it does take time. The best practice you can have is one where you listen to your body and we’ll teach you how to do that.

What do I need to bring to class?

Currently students are asked to bring a mat and any props they would like to use for class. Most classes give options to use 1-2 blocks, a strap, blanket and bolster (especially if you are taking a Yoga Restore class). We have gently used yoga props for sale in the cafe. 

How many students are in classes?

We pride ourselves in being a small, intimate studio, so you get personal attention as well as feel there is enough space for you to stretch out! Currently we allow up to 9 students live in the studio and if you choose to take a virtual class, well that is unlimited and can be practiced right from the comfort of your home!

Do I need to sign up for classes online ahead of time?

YES! Since we only allow up to 9 students (each spot marked 6 feet apart) you will need to sign up to reserve your space. Also to join us virtually you will need to be signed up to get the link to join our class. Signing up takes about a minute once your account is created (and we even have our own app to save even more time, just look in the app store for “Nourishing Storm” and book right from your phone). If you are not sure how to do this, send us a message. 

What are the best classes for beginners?

All instructors in each class will give modifications and variations to each pose so our classes are open to all levels.  However, the following classes are geared towards a slow, gentle practice that is great for beginners: Yoga Calm, Yoga Bliss, Yoga Restore and Yoga Begin. Other classes such as Yoga Flow and Yoga Strong move a little quicker and are less instructional, but lots of fun.

How do I get started?

You can either stop in the cafe and talk to one of our juice bar gals or you can create an account online by signing up for your first class. We offer packages for those new to yoga and those new to our studio in addition to class cards, drop ins and membership. More info on getting started here.

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We look forward to meeting you soon, the NS Team

“And it’s all in the name. Nourishing Storm Studio and Cafe. I started on my journey for inner peace about 2 years ago. August of 2015 I found the Storm. It’s been true love ever since. I had no true Yoga practice besides a night class at the local school. Now it’s been 6 months and I have found my happy place. Kristin and Megan are so much more than Yoga teachers. My favorite pose to date is Legs up the Wall. I don’t know how to explain why I just know that I feel grounded and happy when my legs are up the wall. I am grateful every day that I found such a nourishing community.”

-Tina K

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