Learn a more traditional form of vinyasa flow yoga which focuses postures that move you through the Chakras – known as energy centers in your body. In this class you will learn about Ujai breath otherwise known as ocean breath, how to do sun salutations (Surya Namaskara A & B), warrior poses, balancing poses, twists, and gentle back bends. This is a great class to take for anyone wishing a more traditional practice and is perfect for all levels.


Ready to explore Core Yoga? Learn the fundamentals of this signature class and take your practice to a deeper level. These classes will emphasize longer held poses, core strength, flexibility, balance, and concentration, creating a foundation from which to grow! No experience necessary, but a willingness to sweat and explore your edges. A 10-15 min meditation is included in the time schedule.


Open to all levels, our Gentle Yoga class is designed to connect breath, alignment, and mindfulness with basic yoga postures. Based on the Kripalu tradition of cultivating inner peace, these classes focus on stretching and attention to breath during a relaxing flow. Especially good for anyone who wants a slower paced, less strenuous class. All levels.


Relax & Renew. This slow, yin-style class focuses on reclined positions and incorporates the use of props to allow for extended time in postures and promote full-body release. Ample therapeutic adjustments provided. Leave feeling like you’re walking on clouds.



  • Sign up and pay for class using the Falls River Yoga App on your smart device or through this website. To download the app on your smart device, go to the App store and look for the Falls River Yoga App. Be sure to allow push notifications if you want to be notified of changes or cancelled classes.
  • Wear something you are comfortable sweating in – you won’t need shoes or socks in class.
  • Bring a yoga mat or rent/purchase one at the studio.
  • A towel and water bottle are also good to have with you.
  • Plan to arrive 15 minutes before class if you’re a new student, 10 minutes before if you are a continuing student.
  • Sign in at the front desk. Note: If you are under 18 years of age you must have a guardian consent form signed.


  • Let the teacher know about any minor health issues or injuries before class. If you have a serious injury, or if you are pregnant, please check with your physician before beginning yoga.
  • Modify your postures if necessary; use props to support your poses.
  • Maintain compassion for yourself (and others) both on and off the mat.
  • Maintain breath awareness … fully complete each inhale and exhale.
  • Wrap your shoulders, pull your shoulders away from your ears, engage your core, and lengthen your spine.
  • Incorporate serenity of gaze (drsti) and facial expressions … no need to strain.
  • Listen to your body – always come out of a pose if there is strain in the body or rest in child’s pose.
  • Remain present in your practice ; always come back to your breath.
  • Cultivate balance: in your breath, between strength and relaxation, between effort and ease.
  • Remain curious and allow yourself a sense of playfulness in the practice.


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Norma Berrios-Rooney

Norma has been practicing yoga since the age of 16. For as long as she could remember, she was always interested in her purpose and the deeper meaning of life. For the past 16 years she has immersed herself in Self Study with her Guru, Manorama, director of Sanskrit Studies and Luminous Soul Method. She teaches a more traditional style of asana which focuses on alignment and breath awareness. Her classes would often include, pranayama exercises and end with a 10 minute meditation.

Marisa Hall

Marisa has been a student of yoga since her introduction in 2008. Having spent her teenage years as a competitive dancer, she recognized yoga’s capacity to facilitate fierce grace and profound bodily conditioning for its practitioners. Throughout the years her practice has evolved, from glorified stretching to what today represents a sincere devotion to this path of self-actualization Her classes encourage thoughtful movement mechanics, exposure to yogic philosophy & classic texts, and an inquiry into our internal landscape. If you like to stay curious, develop strength & mobility safely, and laugh at quirky jokes, join her on the mat.
Marisa received her 200-hr Yoga Alliance certification in 2015. Her mentors include Keri Setaro, Paula Loose, Raghunath Cappo & Justin Wolfer.
In addition, Marisa is a 650-hr Ayurvedic Health Counselor through the Kripalu School of Ayurveda. She offers individualized Ayurvedic counseling services, has created a line of premium Ayurvedic body oils, and leads Ayurvedic workshop throughout VT & NY. For more info, visit MJH Yoga & Ayurveda at

Sarah Parker-Givens

Sarah Parker-Givens E-RYT completed Max Strom’s 200 hour Way of Life Teacher Training in 2010 and has been teaching since then. In addition, she has studied vinyasa yoga extensively with Alicia Rambo-Wozniak and the anatomy of movement with Jamie Elmer.

In 2013, Sarah completed Therapeutic Yoga for Seniors, a week-long teacher training intensive at Duke Integrative Medicine. Sarah’s focus is on the healing of the body, mind and spirit through breath centered movement. Emphasis is placed on deep full breathing as the key to a transformative practice.

Sarah welcomes all students, believes in teaching with kindness and respects where each body is at its present moment.



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