class descriptions

At Rosemont Wellness Center, our class offerings center around the idea that yoga should be accessible to a range of body types, fitness levels, and abilities. Our well-trained and experienced teachers all offer choice to allow you to adjust to your body’s needs. Please speak with the teacher before class if you have a particular injury or issue you are concerned about.

mindful flow

Mindful Flow yoga classes offer slow flow Hatha yoga with a focus on alignment and breath. Classes include a series of poses designed to improve structural alignment, strengthen and stretch the body, stimulate blood flow and bring a sense of clarity and calm. Each class offers pranayama (breath work), various options for sun or moon salutations, standing, sitting, and inverted postures with a variety of options to meet every student at their level of experience and energy. Each of our teachers bring their own individual styles - try them all!

Sundays 9am with Aleksandra

Mondays at 6pm with Melissa

Tuesdays 5:45pm with Aleksandra

Fridays 9:30am with Susan

Vinyasa Flow

RWC's Vinyasa Flow yoga offers a moderately-paced Hatha yoga class that maintains a focus on alignment and breath. Classes include a series of poses designed to improve structural alignment, strengthen and stretch the body, stimulate blood flow and bring a sense of clarity and calm. The teacher offers sequences with a variety of options to meet students at their level of experience.

Saturdays 8:30am with Louisa

Candlelight Restorative

This class provides the opportunity to relax and renew the body into supported, restful postures allowing for a complete surrender. Poses are supported with props and held for 5-7 minutes each. Practicing restorative yoga helps us learn to relax and rest deeply and notice how we can shift tension in the body. Physically, it calms the nervous system and can improve lymphatic flow. This is a great class to nurture mind, body and soul.

Mondays 7:15pm with Melissa

Flow For All Bodies

This is a one hour, gentle flow practice for all bodies/levels, taught with a trauma-informed approach. Jess ensures that her classes are accessible and inclusive to students of all sizes and abilities by offering information about using props and making modifications. Ideally, students will be able to take this knowledge to any yoga class and feel empowered to modify common postures for their specific needs.

Thursdays 6pm with Jess (starts 10/17)

Meditative Yin

This class focuses on stretching the connective tissues, such as the ligaments, bones, and the joints of the body (generally hips, lower back and spine). It provides and opportunity to practice rest and presence with the breath and each pose while holding it for an extended period of time. Typically each pose is held for 1-3 minutes. This style of yoga complements Vinyasa & Hatha classes which is are dynamic and active (yang) style of yoga that emphasize internal heat, and the lengthening and contracting of your muscles.

Tuesdays 7:15pm with Susan

Thursdays 7:15pm with Alex (starts 10/10)

Perinatal Classes

Prenatal yoga

This class is designed to support pregnant folks during their journey of pregnancy. The class introduces a variety of mind/body awareness techniques including breathing, asanas (postures), meditation, visualization and relaxation to promote a connection for birthing folks within themselves and with baby. Each class carefully sequences around all trimesters of pregnancy and accommodates all stages of pregnancies and yoga experiences. These classes tend to be intimate and supportive, additionally providing space for you to connect with other birthing folks and create a community. Pre-natal yoga can help alleviate many of the discomforts of pregnancy such as a nausea, constipation, swelling, varicose veins, back pain and sciatica while increasing overall comfort and sense of relaxation. This class will be held on a weekly drop-in basis.

Sundays 10:30am with Aleksandra or Melissa

Tuesdays 9:30am with Kelley Voegelin

Postpartum Baby & Me Yoga

This class welcomes postpartum parents with pre-crawling babies. Join us for a relaxed yoga practice where you can meet other postpartum parents, connect with your body, move with your baby, and gain skills for caring for a new baby. You should be cleared by a medical professional to return to exercise in order to participate fully, but all are welcome to come be in the class. This space welcomes nursing, feeding, changing diapers, soothing fussy babies, walking, bouncing and snacking.

Tuesdays 11am-12pm with Kate

Baby’s first brunch

This lunch date is open to all parents with pre-crawling babies. Folks in the 3rd trimester of pregnancy are also welcome to attend. Bring your lunch, hang out, ask questions & share stories. Facilitated by Kate Gallogly, a Certified Lactation Counselor and L&D nurse.

Tuesdays 12pm-1:30pm with Kate

Please note: We offer a MaineCare discount for all of our perinatal offerings (prenatal yoga, postpartum yoga, postpartum picnic). Use the first class code (FIRST-FIVE) and then bring your MaineCare card with you to the front desk that day.