Vinyasa Flow 1 | I | YOGA 8


This class is taught by:

Chris Nguyen

Chris is a yoga and Pilates teacher. Curiosity is what brought Chris into his first yoga class. That curiosity marked the beginning of an ongoing journey and passion for the practice of yoga and a profound desire to deepen that relationship. 
 
Chris completed De La Sol's 200 hour YTT and is currently studying the Ashtanga Yoga method. With persistence and dedication, one's yoga practice can only strengthen and grow deeper. In 2015, Chris embarked on two separate trip to Mysore, India to study with R.Sharath Jois and Saraswathi Rangaswamy at KPJAYI (Krishna Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute), the source of Ashtanga yoga. In 2018, Chris completed his fourth trip studying at the Shala with Paramaguru Sharath Jois. Chris is a certified Functional Range Conditioning Movement Specialist (FRCms) under Dr. Andreo Spina and continues to work with Head FRC & Kinstretch Master Instructor, Dana John Heimbecker. In 2018, Chris completed the Kinstretch Instructor training in the Functional Range Systems under Dewey Neilson and is currently completing the certification. He is also studying the art of hand balancing under renown circus performer and coach, Nicolas Montes de Oca and handbalance legend, Yury Bozyan. Chris is also a second degree Reiki practitioner.

  

In 2017, Chris completed the Yoga Tune Up Level 1 Teacher Training created by Jill Miller.

To Chris, yoga is not something to "excel" at but rather about cultivating contentment, compassion, mindfulness, self acceptance and bringing awareness into the body. Yoga has transformed his life on and off the mat. As a teacher, he aspires to help others find a santosha (contentment) and a deeper connection to themselves. 

  

One of Chris' favourite poses is urdhva dhanurasana (upward bow pose). The feeling of opening up to endless possibilities can be quite addicting.

Using the principles learned in the Intro or Fundamentals class, this class moves you through sequences at a faster pace and explores more challenging asanas such as backbends and arm balances. Our flow classes contain elements found in Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Anusara and Iyengar practices.

Upcoming classes:

  • Sun Dec 09 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Chris Nguyen
    at De La Sol Yoga Hamilton
  • Sun Dec 16 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Chris Nguyen
    at De La Sol Yoga Hamilton
  • Sun Dec 23 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Chris Nguyen
    at De La Sol Yoga Hamilton
  • Sun Dec 30 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Chris Nguyen
    at De La Sol Yoga Hamilton
  • Sun Jan 06 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Chris Nguyen
    at De La Sol Yoga Hamilton
  • Sun Jan 13 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Chris Nguyen
    at De La Sol Yoga Hamilton
  • Sun Jan 20 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Chris Nguyen
    at De La Sol Yoga Hamilton
  • Sun Jan 27 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Chris Nguyen
    at De La Sol Yoga Hamilton
  • Sun Feb 03 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Chris Nguyen
    at De La Sol Yoga Hamilton
  • Sun Feb 10 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Chris Nguyen
    at De La Sol Yoga Hamilton
  • Sun Feb 17 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Chris Nguyen
    at De La Sol Yoga Hamilton
  • Sun Feb 24 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Chris Nguyen
    at De La Sol Yoga Hamilton
  • Sun Mar 03 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Chris Nguyen
    at De La Sol Yoga Hamilton
  • Sun Mar 10 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Chris Nguyen
    at De La Sol Yoga Hamilton
  • Sun Mar 17 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Chris Nguyen
    at De La Sol Yoga Hamilton
  • Sun Mar 24 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Chris Nguyen
    at De La Sol Yoga Hamilton
  • Sun Mar 31 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Chris Nguyen
    at De La Sol Yoga Hamilton
  • Sun Apr 07 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Chris Nguyen
    at De La Sol Yoga Hamilton