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August 6, 2013

Teacher Profile: Olympia Nuttall–From British Aristocracy to Expatriate Yogi

olympiaBefore joining the team at Yoga Garden of San Francisco in June 2013, Olympia Nuttall grew up in London, amongst the pomp and ceremony of the British aristocracy (her father a Knight, her mother a Lady). more »

By Sonya Genel

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August 2, 2013

Hot vs. Not (What Research Says About Hot Yoga)

hot-yogarecent study by the American Council of Exercise asked whether hot yoga was a more challenging workout than normal yoga. The answer was a resounding no. On day one, study participants were led through a 60-minute yoga class. The next day, the same instructor led the same people through exactly the same class except that the room was 22 degrees hotter than the day before (71 vs 93 degrees). more »

By Sonya Genel

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July 31, 2013

Community Yoga: Free Classes by Teachers in Training

July Teacher TrainingFREE yoga classes offered to our Yoga Garden SF community will led by students of our 200 Hour Teacher Training Program, under the supervision of a senior instructor. more »

By Sonya Genel

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July 31, 2013

In Memorium: Karl Erb, Yogi and Teacher

karl-erbKarl Erb died peacefully in his sleep yesterday. Karl was a long-time part of the yoga community in San Francisco and taught Iyengar Yoga at Yoga Garden SF for several years and recently was a philosophy teacher in our yoga teacher training program.

Karl navigated life with illness for many years and embodied the greatest benefit of yoga practice and study: insight into living each moment fully and consciously, even at the end.

A memorial service will be held according to Karl’s wishes in September. Donations in memory of Karl can be made to Arsha Vidya Gurukulam Institute of Vedanta & Sanskrit

Om shanti shanti shanti

By David Nelson

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July 30, 2013

Congratulations Graduates of the YGSF 200 Hour Teacher Training!

july 2013 gradsThis week a brilliant group of bright hearted yogis graduated from the July 200 Hour Teacher Training at Yoga Garden SF. Congratulations, Grads! Read on to learn more about YGSF’s unique teacher training program. more »

By Sonya Genel

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July 30, 2013

Free Family and Kids Yoga Classes!

WebsiteFamilyFree yoga classes for kids and for the whole family will be offered by Tiffany Belzar, as part of the Kids Yoga Teacher Training program in August 2013. more »

By Sonya Genel

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July 25, 2013

Share Yoga with a Friend: Get $10 in Rewards Points

Know someone who should try yoga?  Share this with a friend who is new to yoga and get $10 in Rewards Points when they sign up for our Free Introduction to Yoga Workshop on Sunday, August 18th. more »

By Kerri Stimson

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July 15, 2013

Needed: Some Handy Helpers

Yoga Garden SF has always had the good fortune of having capable people as part of our community to help tend to the building and grounds. We are now looking for some new helpers! more »

By David Nelson

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July 13, 2013

Yoga for Kids Teacher Training

Yoga For Kids Teacher Training - Tiffany Belzar

August 10–11

This 20 hour training is designed for yoga teachers who want to learn how to teach yoga to children and for classroom teachers who want to incorporate yoga into their classrooms. more »

By Sonya Genel

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July 9, 2013

Yoga Garden SF in Italy!

italyThe Mediterranean yoga retreat, led by Gabby Yates and Marisa Toriggino was auspiciously kicked off by the summer solstice and then graced by the intensity of the super moon. more »

By Sonya Genel

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