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April 21, 2014

Spring Fever Membership Sale: Starts Wednesday

Yoga San Francisco

Save 10% on a six-month membership!

Spring is fully upon us, and there is no better time than now to commit to your wellbeing. Membership gives you the freedom to build and sustain a more consistent practice. This offer gives you an incredible price for membership at Yoga Garden; with the discount, you pay only $104.25 per month!

10% off 6 Months of Yoga ($104.25 per month) - Use promo code Spring6 at checkout more »

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April 21, 2014

Forget About Yoga Hip Openers

via Yoga Dork.

This is Part 1 of a 2-part hip-opening article. In Part 1, we examine the anatomy of tight hips and what it truly means to open them. In Part 2, we discuss some specific hip-opening alignment tips that most yogis are missing in their practice.

Let’s Forget About “Hip-Openers”

We talk a lot about hip openers in yoga, but hip-opening is actually more complex than we often realize. Pigeon pose and its variations are usually considered the main group of poses which “open our hips”, but surprisingly, most people unknowingly practice these poses in a way which bypasses the actual hip-opening they offer. The truth is that nearly all yoga poses are hip-openers, but we haven’t learned to think about them this way, and we therefore don’t align our joints to find this hip-opening potential that our bodies so desperately need. more »

By David Nelson

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April 16, 2014

Barre 101 at Yoga Garden!

Starting this Saturday, 4/19 at 8:00am
with Michael Najjar

We have a brand-new offering at Yoga Garden SF: Barre 101 classes!

These fast-paced classes will make you sweat and leave no muscle un-toned. Light weights and dance-based movements are used to give you a workout to compliment your existing yoga practice.  more »

By Dustin McCallister

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April 16, 2014

The Early Bird Gets the Pose

We’ve expanded our weekday morning class offerings!

Start your day off right with a morning practice at Yoga Garden San Francisco! To help facilitate your healthy mornings, we’ve added additional morning classes since the new year.

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By Dustin McCallister

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April 9, 2014

Postnatal Education: Discover Your Baby

newbornsleeping-smwith Lee Fernandez

Starts next week! Building on the success of the first series, we are pleased to announce that we will have Lee Fernandez back at Yoga Garden San Francisco for another Discover Your Baby series.

Building on Yoga Garden SF’s position as a leader in pre- and post-natal yoga education, Discover Your Baby offers parents of infants (2-10 months) a chance to learn about their child’s developmental process and how to best nurture and support their child’s innate curiosity and learning. more »

By Dustin McCallister

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March 5, 2014

Dance of Breath by Paulina Julian

Art by Gibran Julian

Art by Gibran Julian

This article was originally published in The Yoga Diaries

At 17 my life was pretty full. I was a high school student, editor in chief of a literary magazine, a professional ballet dancer, a college applicant, a seeker of romance, a perfectionist, a daydreamer, and an anorexic. more »

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February 26, 2014

Karen Macklin: Beautiful path to now

yoga artIn a recent article published by the SF Bay Guardian, writer and YGSF teacher Karen Macklin explores a new art exhibit on yoga at the Asian Art Museum. more »

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February 19, 2014

Exploring Yoga Therapy

core_wen_yogabasicsYoga Therapeutics with Cora Wen

In an interview with Yoga Basics, International Expert and Yoga Therapist Cora Wen answers all of your questions about yoga as therapy. more »

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February 17, 2014

How to Practice While Away

personal practiceIn an article published by MindBodyGreen, YGSF teacher Leigh Stewart gives 10 easy steps to practicing while you’re on vacation, traveling for work, or can’t simply leave the house.

Stay connected to your practice even when you don’t have time to come take class.

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January 19, 2014

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