TRUE NORTH: MANDALA FLOW

TRUE NORTH: MANDALA FLOW

February 4, 2024

Travel your mat and find your true north in this centering, creative 60-minute vinyasa flow. At each directional point, explore strength, balance, core, and breath for a fully rounded discovery of the self and a sense of balance for both mind and body.  

Why Try TRUE NORTH: MANDALA FLOW  

It could be time to find your true north– that inner sense, your calling, what drives your purpose.  Embark on a transformative journey with True North: Mandala Flow. This vinyasa yoga experience guides you through creative exploration of strength, balance, core and breath at every directional point on your mat: north, south, east and west. This dynamic soul-rocking practice not only nurtures physical well-being but also fosters a deep connection with your inner self, a harmonious blend of movement and mindfulness.  

What Is TRUE NORTH: MANDALA FLOW Like? 

True North has 4 distinct blocks of work, each with four exercises (Breath, Strength, Core and Balance) at specific points of the mat. Each movement in combination with the flow helps develop a mindful connection to your potential and purpose. True North finishes with full body relaxation and reflection. Participants leave rejuvenated and restored.  

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Who Are True North : Mandala Flow Classes Best For? 

All fitness levels are welcome in this centering, creative vinyasa flow class. All participants can benefit on the focus on breathwork, core strength and stability, balance and strength. Options for every posture will be provided to develop confidence, whether it is your first time in the yoga studio or you have a deep yoga practice. 

Is TRUE NORTH: MANDALA FLOW a Good Workout? 

You will be certain to improve your balance, strength, core stability and find that breath to movement connection in this class along with the deeper reward of discovering your True North.  

Don’t just take our word for it! The National Center for Complementary and Integrated Health, a division of the National Institute of Health has conducted research that supports the following benefits of regular yoga practice: 

  • Help improve general wellness by relieving stress, supporting good health habits, and improving mental/emotional health, sleep, and balance 
  • Relieve low-back pain and neck pain 
  • Relieve menopause symptoms 
  • Help people quit smoking  
  • Help people who are overweight or obese lose weight 
  • Help people with chronic diseases manage their symptoms and improve their quality of life. (https://www.nccih.nih.gov/health/yoga-what-you-need-to-know) 

How Difficult is TRUE NORTH: MANDALA FLOW? 

5/10.  True North classes are designed for all fitness levels. From the beginning exerciser who has never taken a yoga class, to the advanced practitioner in the front row, you will find this class fulfilling. True North contains unintimidating, easy-to-follow sequences with options for skilled yogis. Join us for a blissful mind-body adventure to your True North.  

How Long Is Each TRUE NORTH: MANDALA FLOW Class? 

True North is a 60-minute vinyasa flow class. True North begins with centering and a warm-up of simple sun salutations. Then the creative mindful flow begins, focusing on the four points: breath, strength, core, and balance. The practice finishes with a well-deserved 5-minute full body relaxation and reflection.  

yin and yang

What Should I Wear? 

Cover Your Business.  Typically, people wear fitted clothing what will offer ample coverage and will stay put, even in Downward-Facing Dog postures.  

Leave Your Shoes Off. Not only does being barefoot help you with stability, but your overall balance and foot strength will improve as a result of working without shoes or socks on.  

What do I need to Bring? 

Plan to bring your own yoga mat. A yoga mat is a thin, sticky mat that will allow you to protect your joints without slipping around when you’re in an awkward position. You’ll be getting up-close and personal to the floor, so having your own yoga mat for True North: Mandala Flow and other yoga classes will keep you feeling so fresh and so clean! 

What Types of Yoga Classes Are Available?

Yoga Body Sculpt.

A strength-building Vinyasa flow class that focuses on sculpting your buns and thighs while flattening your belly and strengthening your core.  

OMHIIT.

Yin meets Yang in this yoga class serving a distinct mix of OM and HIIT. Flowing yoga sequences designed to promote strength, length and flexibility are interlaced with high intensity interval segments to deliver a singular mind-body experience. Become a powerhouse on the mat!   

Unbreakable.

Become unbreakable by utilizing the power of yoga, deep stretching techniques and myofascial release. Breathe, flow and find your way to an “unbreakable body” in this class that focuses on the power of restoration. This 60-minute class will start with traditional Vinyasa flow followed by specific releases using straps, lacrosse balls and blocks. Designed to relieve your body, calm your mind and light your soul, this class is the perfect addition to preserve and protect your most valuable asset, YOU.  

Ultimate R&R.

We all need more self-care, more recovery, more rest to continue to be our best. Ultimate R&R provides the break your mind and body need. Take the foot off the accelerator and pump the brakes, focusing on a slower, gentler yoga flow followed by longer-held restorative poses supported by blocks, for the ultimate in rest and recovery.  

  group of people stretching

Mana Flow.

Supercharge your spirit in this ultimate mind/body experience.  Mana Flow is an out-of-this world 30-minute yoga practice that focuses on the supernatural force found in everyone! Dedicated mandala flow segments alternated with superpower Mana segments utilizing Knux will leave you long, lean and lit!  

Loaded Yoga.

Take your yoga practice to the next level in this unique class that combines flexibility and strength. This unique class links the mind and body in a totally different way delivering a challenge to remember. Start by introducing a sequence of poses “UNLOADED” with no weights and then take it to the next level as you “LOAD” the same sequence for a challenge that demands control from both the mind and body.  

Hatha Flow.

Yoga that integrates posture, breathing exercises, relaxation and meditation to harmonize you on every level: body, mind and spirit. A delicious, mindful and moving class. All levels welcome.
 

Hot Yoga: FOUNDATION.

Discover your body from the inside out in this welcoming, accessible yoga fundamentals practice. Not flexible? Perfect! That just means you’ll experience the benefits that much more quickly! Learn how to explore your edge using your breath to increase strength, balance, focus, and recovery. Held in a gently heated room, this class focuses on powerful standing and balancing postures, then grounded, seated, and reclining postures that challenge you from head to toe and leave you feeling relaxed and empowered. 

Hot Yoga: FLOW.

Designed to keep you moving through thoughtfully sequenced patterns, this heated Vinyasa flow class will take your yoga experience to the next level. Taught in blocks, Flow alternates a slow sequence of yoga postures with the same pattern at an increased pace to provide a unique mind-body experience. Beautiful movements along with music that enhances the class experience will leave your mind in flight as your body flows through this unique yoga practice.   

Hot Yoga: FIERCE.

Take your yoga practice to the next level in this unique class that combines athletic movement, power yoga and balance challenges. This unique class links the mind and body in a totally different way, delivering a challenge to remember. Start seated on the mat and then transition to a vigorous standing flow. Special “fire it up” challenges inserted throughout the workout are designed to challenge both your mind and body. This one-of-a-kind yoga class will leave you with a fierce attitude and a fit body.  

Find a TRUE NORTH: MANDALA FLOW Class at a Crunch Near You  

Can’t wait to center yourself with a restorative flow class?  True North: Mandala Flow is the right class for you!  Search here to find the class at a location near you! 

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Ready to discover your purpose and improve your well-being in True North: Mandala Flow class and experience other fiercely fun yoga classes only available at Crunch, make sure you sign up in the app to take a class today!  Not a member yet?  Click here for a Get your free trial gym pass and give True North or one of our other yoga classes a try to see if you and Crunch are made for each other!  

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