Yoga

Our yoga classes will help you relax and strengthen both the mind and body.

Ashtanga Blend

This energetic class blends poses from the primary and intermediate series of Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga, featuring traditional sun salutations and standing sequences followed by a blend of seated poses, backbends, inversions and arm balances. Pose sequences are designed to challenge strength and flexibility while smooth, flowing transitions promote mental clarity. It is recommended that participants take several Yoga Beginnings classes prior to attending this class. There is no advance registration for this class.

Schedule:

Price: Complimentary
Wednesdays5:30 pm - 6:45 pm Jackie Penner-LourdesStudio 4

Ashtanga Yoga

This class is an introduction to the Ashtanga Vinyasa system, a sequence of asanas (yoga postures) integrating breath and movement in Vinyasa (flow). This invigorating practice results in improved circulation, a strong body and a calm mind. It is recommended that participants take several Yoga Beginnings classes prior to attending this class. There is no advance registration for this class.

Schedule:

Price: Complimentary
Sundays12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Kali OmStudio 4
Tuesdays11:00 am - 12:30 pm Kali OmStudio 4

Barre Chisel

This class incorporates elements of ballet, modern dance, Pilates and yoga with light weight-training to improve muscular endurance and balance. It’s a non-stop endurance workout that uses isotonic and isometric contractions to work both the small intrinsic muscles and the major muscle groups, resulting in a sculpted upper body, firmer thighs and a lifted seat. There is no advance registration for this class.

Schedule:

Price: Complimentary
Sundays10:30 am - 11:30 am Maria RosnerStudio 2
Mondays6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Maria Hilbring-ArmsteadStudio 2
Tuesdays10:00 am - 11:00 am Maria Hilbring-ArmsteadStudio 2
Tuesdays4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Destini HustonStudio 1
Wednesdays8:00 am - 9:00 am Maria RosnerStudio 2
Wednesdays6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Amy QuerinStudio 2
Thursdays10:00 am - 11:00 am Maria Hilbring-ArmsteadStudio 2
Thursdays5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Debra MinghiStudio 2
Saturdays8:00 am - 9:00 am Liz GuerreroStudio 2

Dynamic Vinyasa Flow

Get ready to sweat, open your hips and heart, find your core strength, and move with determination in this challenging and fast-paced practice that will improve your strength, balance and flexibility. It is recommended that participants take several Yoga Beginnings classes prior to attending this class. There is no advance registration for this class.

Schedule:

Price: Complimentary
Mondays9:00 am - 10:00 am Betsy SeligmanStudio 4
Mondays6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Betsy SeligmanStudio 4
Wednesdays9:00 am - 10:00 am Betsy SeligmanStudio 4
Thursdays9:00 am - 10:00 am Betsy SeligmanStudio 4
Fridays4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Sue WenStudio 4

EBC Hot Yoga

This class contains a signature sequence of yoga postures designed to create heat within the body as you work to balance the eight vital energy centers along the spine. This really hot class is ideal for improving alignment, strength, flexibility, balance and concentration. Prior yoga experience is recommended. There is no advance registration for this class.
Temperature: 95-100°

Schedule:

Price: Complimentary
Sundays11:00 am - 12:00 pm Sue WenStudio 4
Sundays4:00 pm - 5:00 pm John BokinaStudio 4
Mondays5:45 am - 6:45 am Sue WenStudio 4
Mondays11:15 am - 12:15 pm Jenny FinkelStudio 4
Wednesdays5:45 am - 6:45 am Jenny FinkelStudio 4
Wednesdays7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Joey MuchaStudio 4
Fridays1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Brandy LaChapelleStudio 4
Saturdays1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Monica BrightStudio 4

Forrest Yoga

Forrest Yoga incorporates slow, sustained stretches and poses with core exercises. This method is designed to connect with both the body and the mind to relieve everyday stress. Participants of all levels are welcome. There is no advance registration for this class.

Schedule:

Price: Complimentary
Mondays5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Gwen MihaljevichStudio 4
Thursdays12:45 pm - 2:15 pm Gwen MihaljevichStudio 4
Thursdays7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Gwen MihaljevichStudio 4
Saturdays10:00 am - 11:30 am Gwen MihaljevichStudio 4

Heated Vinyasa

The word “Vinyasa” means breath-connected movement. Elevated temperatures create a nice and cozy atmosphere to help you focus and relax. Poses are held for a specific number of breaths before moving on to the next pose. Participants of all levels are welcome, although familiarity with yoga postures and previous Vinyasa flow yoga experience is recommended. There is no advance registration for this class.
Temperature: 85 - 90°

Schedule:

Price: Complimentary
Mondays7:45 pm - 9:00 pm Meredith LyonsStudio 4
Tuesdays9:00 am - 10:15 am Trudi GavinStudio 4
Wednesdays1:30 pm - 2:45 pm Anne TaftStudio 4
Thursdays10:15 am - 11:15 am Maria RosnerStudio 4
Fridays5:45 am - 6:45 am Sue WenStudio 4
Fridays5:30 pm - 6:45 pm Jennifer GoodmanStudio 4

Heated Vinyasa Flow

The warmer temps of our Heated Vinyasa Flow make flowing between Ashtanga poses easy, allowing you to focus on emphasizing the body and purifying the mind. A regular practice of Vinyasa Flow yoga will increase flexibility and strength. It is recommended that participants take several Yoga Beginnings classes prior to attending this class. There is no advance registration for this class.
Temperature: 90 - 95°

Schedule:

Price: Complimentary
Sundays9:15 am - 10:30 am Per ErezStudio 4
Tuesdays7:45 pm - 9:00 pm John BokinaStudio 4
Thursdays5:30 pm - 6:45 pm Jennifer GoodmanStudio 4
Fridays9:00 am - 10:15 am Joey MuchaStudio 4
Saturdays4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Maria RosnerStudio 4

Inspired Alignment Yoga

This class focuses on alignment and action in yoga postures. Standing postures are emphasized in order to develop strength, flexibility, balance and awareness. Participants of all levels are welcome. There is no advance registration for this class.

Schedule:

Price: Complimentary
Tuesdays7:00 am - 8:15 am Brooks HallStudio 4
Thursdays7:00 am - 8:15 am Brooks HallStudio 4

Kripalu Yoga

Kripalu Yoga is an interplay of body, mind and energy. Throughout Kripalu’s stages, participants move at their own pace. The first stage focuses on body alignment and breath awareness. The second stage focuses on the concentration needed to hold poses. The third stage focuses on meditative, spontaneous and unconscious movements between postures. Participants of all levels are welcome. There is no advance registration for this class.

Schedule:

Price: Complimentary
Sundays8:00 am - 9:15 am Per ErezStudio 4

Meditation

This guided meditation focuses on relaxation breathing techniques in sitting and reclining postures. Suitable for all levels. There is no advance registration for this class.

Schedule:

Price: Complimentary
Mondays8:00 am - 8:20 am Beth NetzlyStudio 4

Midday Meditation

Add some Zen to your lunch break with this guided meditation that will relieve stress, relax tense muscles, and boost focus, creativity and productivity. This class is suitable for all levels, from beginners to seasoned practitioners. There is no advance registration for this class.

Schedule:

Price: Complimentary
Mondays12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Aida Johnson-RappStudio 4

Mindful Vinyasa

This slow flow Vinyasa class focuses on longer holds to build strength and cultivate mindfulness. This practice begins with a mindful centering of the breath followed by challenging sequences of standing and balance poses. Strength work is balanced by a series of flexibility and muscular release exercises and a restorative savasana. Props are encouraged, and detailed alignment cues are given throughout. Participants of all levels are welcome. There is no advance registration for this class.

Schedule:

Price: Complimentary
Mondays7:00 am - 8:00 am Beth NetzlyStudio 4
Wednesdays10:15 am - 11:30 am Anne TaftStudio 4
Saturdays7:30 am - 8:45 am Warren LangeStudio 4

Prop Up Your Practice: Straps, Blocks and Bolsters

Learn how to incorporate straps, blocks and bolsters into your yoga practice with this workshop. These props provide many benefits that can help those at any level, from people with injuries or physical limitations, to advanced students looking to learn more challenging poses. There is no advance registration for this class.

Schedule:

Price: Complimentary
SaturdaySeptember 152:30 pm - 3:30 pmJohn BokinaStudio 4
SaturdaySeptember 222:30 pm - 3:30 pmJohn BokinaStudio 4

Restorative Yoga

This class combines a restorative yoga practice with meditation and breathing techniques to take you to a deep level of relaxation, allowing both the mind and body time to renew. Participants of all levels are welcome. There is no advance registration for this class.

Schedule:

Price: Complimentary
Sundays2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Kali OmStudio 4
Fridays6:45 pm - 7:30 pm Jennifer GoodmanStudio 4

Somatic Yoga: Slow, Flow, Hold

Somatic yoga provides gentle mind-body awareness training through a deep, sustained holding of traditional yin poses. Utilizing a yoga therapy approach, this class combines breathing practices to massage and elongate the spine and internal organ systems with elements of Yoga Nidra, an active meditation process done lying down, to provide mental clarity. Participants of all levels are welcome. There is no advance registration for this class.

Schedule:

Price: Complimentary
Fridays11:00 am - 12:30 pm Per ErezStudio 4

Vinyasa Flow

The word “Vinyasa” means breath-connected movement. This yoga class focuses on the flow between Ashtanga poses, emphasizing the body and purifying the mind. A regular practice of Vinyasa Flow yoga will increase flexibility and strength. It is recommended that participants take several Yoga Beginnings classes prior to attending this class. There is no advance registration for this class.

Schedule:

Price: Complimentary
Mondays1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Suzanne Scanlan-DayStudio 4
Mondays5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Alex CarnevaleStudio 4
Tuesdays6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Joey MuchaStudio 4
Saturdays9:00 am - 10:00 am Jennifer GoodmanStudio 4
Saturdays10:00 am - 11:30 am Alex CarnevaleStudio 4

Vinyasa Yin

Vinyasa yoga postures gently stretch and rehabilitate the connective tissues that form joints. This class begins with standing poses to warm-up, then progresses to focus on the lower body with holds of three to five minutes. Poses are held for shorter periods in the beginning of class and progress to longer holds, and participants can work at their own pace. Participants of all levels are welcome. There is no advance registration for this class.

Schedule:

Price: Complimentary
Sundays5:15 pm - 6:30 pm John BokinaStudio 4

Yin Yoga

This yoga style focuses on promoting flexibility in areas often perceived as non-malleable, especially the hips, pelvis and lower spine. Postures are typically static and held for longer periods of time. Participants of all levels are welcome. There is no advance registration for this class.

Schedule:

Price: Complimentary
Thursdays11:30 am - 12:45 pm Maureen BogaczStudio 4

Yin Yoga Under the Stars

Unwind as the sun sets with Yin Yoga. This class improves flexibility with an emphasis on the hips, pelvis and lower spine through static poses held for extended periods. There is no advance registration for this class.

Schedule:

Price: Complimentary
WednesdaysJune 6 - September 268:15 pm - 9:15 pmMaureen BogaczSun Deck (weather permitting; alternate location: Studio 4)

Yoga al Fresco

Salute the sun at this special outdoor Vinyasa Flow class on the Sun Deck. We’ll flow between yoga poses, emphasizing the body and purifying the mind while increasing flexibility and strength. Participants of all levels are welcome.

Schedule:

Price: Complimentary
WednesdaysJune 6 - September 267:00 am - 8:00 amMaria Hilbring-ArmsteadSun Deck (weather permitting; alternate location: Studio 4)
FridaysJune 8 - September 287:00 am - 8:00 amMaria Hilbring-ArmsteadSun Deck (weather permitting; alternate location: Studio 4)

Yoga Beginnings

Learn proper technique for yoga poses, breathing and relaxation in this class designed to introduce beginners to yoga. There is no advance registration for this class.

Schedule:

Price: Complimentary
Mondays10:00 am - 11:00 am Maria RosnerStudio 4
Saturdays11:30 am - 12:30 pm Brooks HallStudio 4

Yoga For Runners

This intense, contemplative yoga practice focuses on lengthening and strengthening the body’s connective tissue, addressing tight, sore, and inflamed ligaments and fascia to restore functional range of motion to the joints. It’s an ideal workout supplement for all runners for pre-race tapering and to for post-race recovery. To register, contact the Reservation Desk at (312) 527-5800, extension 222 or reservations@eastbankclub.com.

Schedule:

Price: Complimentary
SaturdaySeptember 2212:15 pm - 1:15 pmMaria RosnerStudio 3
SaturdaySeptember 2912:15 pm - 1:15 pmMaria RosnerStudio 3

Yoga Solutions

Learn how to safely navigate traditional yoga postures to rehabilitate areas that need extra attention, increase your range of motion and bring the body into balance. Participants use props and modifications to support the body and protect the joints. Participants of all levels are welcome. There is no advance registration for this class.

Schedule:

Price: Complimentary
Tuesdays12:45 pm - 2:15 pm Maria RosnerStudio 4