Sarah Kinches

Sarah fell in love with Yoga in 2013, but it wasn’t necessarily love at first sight. After a disastrous first class, she swore she would never go back. “I was terrible. Clumsy, inflexible, and certainly not calm. I was so uncomfortable in my own skin, I thought, this was just not for me.” After a few more failed attempts, she finally found what she was looking for during a class at Harmony Studios. Since that moment, she has dedicated herself fully to the practice. In 2015 she decided to take that dedication a step further and enrolled and graduated from Cleveland Yoga’s 200-hour Teacher Training program. As a registered teacher with the Yoga Alliance, Sarah loves attending workshops and intensives that increase her knowledge and better both her teachings and her practice.
 
Sarah’s teaching style is heavily influenced by her Ashtanga Yoga practice and her classes are often centralized around focusing on breath with movement. You may find yourself holding poses longer than you are used to so that you can delve into what Sarah refers to as a “moving meditation.” Coming into the asana, finding your alignment, and then finding your breath. Syncing the two together has been key in advancing her practice and also in helping her find a sense of calm on and off her mat.


Sarah Kinches instructs the following:
  • Hour of Power Yoga
  • This is a 60-minute Power Vinyasa class. Be prepared to break a sweat as the studio is set to 90 degrees. The deeper your connection of movement and breath becomes, the more the heat begins to build inside you as opposed to around you; leaving you fully charged and present in each pose. Practicing in a heated environment increases your flexibility as it opens and loosens your muscles. Bring a towel and water bottle in with you, both of which we have available for sale at the studio
    *The heat is not for everyone and can be overwhelming at times/upon your first visit. Listen to your body! Exit the class at any time if need be and a desk yogi will be there if you need anything.
     
    Suitable for intermediate yogis; some prior yoga experience recommended. / Balancing classes: Yin Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Gentle Yoga, Deep Stretch Vinyasa 

  • Power Vinyasa Yoga
  • Based on the teachings of Baron Baptiste, this 75-minute Power Vinyasa class incorporates strength, flexibility, balance, cardio, and physical and mental stamina all in one! Be prepared to break a sweat as the studio is set between to 90 degrees. The deeper your connection of movement and breath becomes, the more the heat begins to build inside as opposed to around you, leaving you fully charged and present in each pose. Practicing in a heated environment increases your flexibility as it opens and loosens your muscles. Bring a towel and water bottle in with you, both of which we have available for sale at the studio.
    *The heat is not for everyone and can be overwhelming at times/upon your first visit. Listen to your body! Exit the class at any time if need be and a desk yogi will be there if you need anything.

    Suitable for intermediate yogis: some prior yoga experience recommended. / Balancing classes: Yin Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Gentle Yoga, Deep Stretch Vinyasa