Category Archives: Articles

July 28, 2014

Why a Yoga School?

by David Nelson

Yoga teacher using skeleton to teach anatomy to yoga teacher training students at Yoga Garden San Francisco, a yoga school in San Francisco Bay Area

Yoga Garden SF may be a quaint boutique neighborhood yoga studio to you. We love that, but we like to think of ourselves as more than that. We call ourselves a yoga school because much of what we do at the Garden is scholastic: research and training through a structured, accredited curriculum, offering yoga teacher certification. Studio and school live under one roof because they need each other. more »

By David Nelson

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July 24, 2014

Interested in Advancing your Certification to RYT-500?

advanced yoga teacher training

“Yoga Garden’s 300 Hour Core Module 1 was very special for me.  It allowed me to deepen my knowledge and experience of the energetics of asana while​ ​facilitating a path ​way​ in self-discovery through ​parallel ​meditation practices. ​B​est of all, I was able to work intimately with other students​/​teachers and gain enduring inspiration from all the great questions, discussions and teachings! more »
By Cynthia Koch

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July 5, 2014

Yoga 101 with Cora Wen

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Set Your Foundation

with Cora Wen

Yoga 101 begins Sunday, July 13.  It is an introduction to yoga for complete beginners, a progressive series that meets weekly for four consecutive weeks.  Get started with a mindful, heartful yoga practice. more »

By Kerri Stimson

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July 3, 2014

Stand in Your Seat – Free Master Class

Feet Alignment & Refinement with Niki Saccareccia

Niki Saccareccia yoga teacherAre you aware that our feet are the only part of the body evolved specifically to have a relationship with the Earth? Learn how our feet play a crucial role in developing a sustainable yoga practice, increased stamina and balance, and refined posture. more »

By Morgan Webb

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July 3, 2014

Yoga Teaching Skills Course – Just Added!

Learn what it takes to nail an audition!

Yoga teacher doing a poseJoin David Nelson and Jen Hecht to sharpen your yoga teaching and audition skills. Let our experienced teachers show you what it takes to make a great impression on your students and potential employers. This course is appropriate for yogis who are currently teaching and for those who want to work at Yoga Garden. more »

By Morgan Webb

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July 1, 2014

Yoga for Teens Teacher Training

Teens doing yogaComprehensive Certification Course with Erin Lila Wilson

This training offers yoga for teens as a transformative life practice  that fosters physical, mental, emotional, and social development through yoga practices and principles. more »
By Morgan Webb

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July 1, 2014

The Bioenergetics of Asana

Jean Mazzei in a complex yoga poseAn Intro to Advanced Yoga Teacher Training with Jean Mazzei

Join us in this ‘Master Class’ for a deeper focus on one of the Vayus, as well as a glimpse into the effect of various asanas on our body, mind and spirit.
By Morgan Webb

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June 26, 2014

Diaphragm – The What, Where and How

By YGSF Teacher Elaine Oyang

Diagram of the diaphragmEver wondered how this muscle can support your yoga practice? Yoga Garden teacher Elaine tackles this questions in a recent article from her blog. more »

By Morgan Webb

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June 22, 2014

Kids Yoga Teacher Training

Young girl doing yogaLearn to teach yoga to children and families!

This hands-on training is perfect for yoga teachers who wish to expand the scope of their teaching as well as classroom teachers who wish to incorporate asana into their curriculum. more »

By Morgan Webb

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June 22, 2014

September 12-Week Teacher Training is approaching!

Yoga teacher training in San FranciscoIt’s a 200 Hour program for those with limited schedules!

Have you always wanted to take a 200-Hour teacher training, in order to switch your career and/or deepen your understanding of your Yoga practice?  Do you work full time, or have family or home obligations that have prevented you from taking an immersion program?  This program was designed for the part-time student, full-time life practitioner in mind.

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By Morgan Webb

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