Featured Teacher: Stacey Swan

Charmie StrykerArticles

Today, we get to know Stacey Swan of Yoga Garden SF! She is a yogi, dancer, performer, and teacher. You might have seen her in your Yoga Basics class or Vinyasa class, or better yet have had the privilege of learning from Stacey in our 200-Hr Teacher Training program. If … Read More


Prenatal Teacher Training: Summer 2016

Charmie StrykerArticles

Dive deeper into your yoga teachings with a Prenatal Yoga Teaching Certification. As you grow into your teaching career, it becomes more and more imperative to be able to understand your students bodies, injuries, age, and prenatal needs. This teacher training, will refine your teachings and broaden your knowledge in … Read More

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New Prenatal Class time!

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Now serving our moms to be with another class time! Starting May 17, we’ve added Prenatal classes every Tuesday 5:00PM-6:15PM with Nicole Saal. Update your schedule and tell your moms to be friends! We’ll see you on the mat.


Alignment-What and Why?

David NelsonArticles, David's Ramblings

When you do a yoga posture in class, your teacher gives you cues to deepen the posture and to further experience the essence of the pose.  As you practice Virabhadrasana 2 (Warrior 2), you bend your right knee and turn it outward; straighten your left leg, pressing it back and … Read More

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Temporary Schedule Change for Barre 101

Charmie StrykerArticles

  Update on Barre Schedule Beginning Tuesday, April 5th, Barre 101 will shift out of the Tuesday / Thursday 6:30am time slot, and be temporarily replaced with a BoxingYoga class through July 11th, 2016. The weekly class schedule will reflect the following: Tuesday and Thursday 6:30am-7:30am -Barre 101 – through … Read More


Interview with Rachel Fleischman of Dance Your Bliss

Charmie StrykerArticles

  What’s igniting you in your work these days?  I’m actually excited about getting older. I keep thinking I’m 25, and then I remember I’m middle-aged (whatever the heck that means). In recognizing this I am feeling confidence about my many years of teaching under my belt. I had knee … Read More


Support Mandy in her MS Walk!

Charmie StrykerArticles

    Dear Backbenders, It is this time of the year again: the MS walk is coming up on April 24 2016! In 2000 I was diagnosed with MS, an often disabling disease of the nervous system. I started taking regular yoga classes at Yoga Garden in 2008 and yoga … Read More


The Art of Transcendence

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Journey through the Layers from Self to Soul In this 45 hour training, you will gain more mastery over your physical and energetic bodies to clear your space for more effective transmission. Become more than a yoga teacher. Become an innovator and conduit for the deeper teachings of yoga. In … Read More


21 Day Challenge Winners!

Charmie StrykerArticles, Community News

Yoga Garden Challengers, the results are in! *Awards, including gifts from Yoga Garden, BiRite Market and Repose Cafe will be available starting Tuesday (March 8) at the front desk – Congratulations! Disciplined Yogis Award: Team that is closest or most exceeds their team goal: Green Team Most Ambitious Yogis Award: … Read More


Yoga Garden Clothing Swap!

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Make Spring cleaning fun! Reuse. Renew. Refresh! Bring your pre-loved clothing, shoes and accessories to Yoga Garden’s Clothing Swap! Mix and mingle with your yoga community, take part in Spring Cleaning, and walk away with something you love. This event is for everyone and is completely free. Don’t wait until … Read More