Here at Suan Sati, we have many influences in our teaching styles. These include Classical Hatha, Anusara, Iyengar, Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Bhakti, Yin, Restorative, and many more! Generally, our morning classes are dynamic, designed to get your body moving, build strength and flexibility, and sharpen your body awareness. Our afternoon classes are slower to balance the morning classes, and focus more on stillness, mindful movement, and relaxing and letting go.
Some of the yoga classes at Suan Sati will most definitely challenge you, both physically and mentally. This is intentional, as we have seen the great benefits of this type of practice in ourselves and our guests over the years. When we approach the edge of our comfort zone, we can break down our preconceived ideas of what is possible on and off the mat. This is how yoga can totally transform your life. While you certainly don’t need to have any level of strength or flexibility to join our retreat, you will need a positive attitude and a willingness to put forth the effort to receive the benefits from your practice. With that being said, we never pressure anyone to go past their limits and we always practice safely, using props, modifications, and variations as needed for each individual’s body and limitations. Taking a rest is always available during our classes, and there is no expectation that everyone should be able to do every pose. Read more information on our yoga vision.