Category Archives: Community News

August 20, 2014

Honoring Iyengar

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Yoga Garden SF owner, David Nelson, celebrates the life and contributions of B K S Iyengar (December 14, 1918 – August 20, 2014)…

Today, we lost one of the great masters of yoga, Mr. B.K.S. Iyengar. I am sad for the ending of an era, a generation of incredible innovation in yoga, an epic of service. In the passing of Mr. Iyengar, we lose a wonderful model of all that is important in our practice of yoga and growth through life: great discipline and dedication, innovation that defines today’s yoga movement and honors yoga’s heritage, service and humility to all of mankind, genius insight into the shaping of a world-wide movement of expanded consciousness.

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By April Nichol

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August 19, 2014

BYOB to Yoga on us!

friend yogaAugust is BYOB (Bring Your Own Buddy) to Yoga month.

You have been bringing your friends to class and receiving a $10 credit when they become a 30-day member.  Thank you for the referrals, YGSF family. We’re so grateful for your help in growing our yoga community that we’ve decided to make this BYOB month even better…
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By April Nichol

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August 18, 2014

Luxury Yoga Retreat: Mexico

SUN, SURF & SEA

with Annika Williams

Escape to rejuvenate in beautiful Sayulita, Mexico. A perfect opportunity to renew oneself in preparation for bustling end-of-year activities. more »

By April Nichol

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August 18, 2014

Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training

prenatal yoga teacher trainingExpand your knowledge and deepen your understanding of the utility of yoga in the context of pregnancy and birth.

Our internationally-renowned program offers yoga teachers, birth professionals, and advanced students (with teacher permission) the chance to study and practice under leading teachers, including our very own Marisa Toriggino.

Asana, anatomy, philosophy, social considerations, and practical application are included in the comprehensive training. Students learn to incorporate yoga as an aspect of holistic care for pregnant women, and help build a future of consciously-nutured future yogis.

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By April Nichol

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August 16, 2014

Special Labor Day Class

RESTORATIVE LEVEL 2: One Time Only!

Join Katrin at Yoga Garden SF for some deep relaxation this Labor Day weekend.

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By April Nichol

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August 12, 2014

BYOB (Bring Your Own Buddy) to Yoga

yoga friendsAugust is BYOB to Yoga month. We love that you are a part of the Yoga Garden SF family and we are excited to welcome your mates to the community!

Yoga class is even better with a friend on the mat next to you. A yoga buddy can inspire and support you to practice regularly, challenge and encourage you to do those poses you tend to avoid, and geek out about all things yoga over your favorite summer drinks after class. Plus, we all have a friend who could use a strong warrior II followed by a good savasana.

If your buddy is new to the studio and also becomes a member, you get $10 account credit.

Share the namaste!

By April Nichol

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August 11, 2014

What is a Yogi Diet?

by Elaine Oyang, YGSF Instructor

A yogi diet includes foods that are fresh, unprocessed, and whole.

Food trends, fads, and opinions can leave us with more questions than answers about what type of diet is best. more »

By April Nichol

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August 8, 2014

Master Class: Alumni, Staff, Future Yoga Teachers.

Yoga Garden SF Air StudioCome home to Yoga Garden SF’s Air Studio.

Join one of YGSF Teacher Training Program instructors, Laurie Sleep, for a strong, mindful, all-levels Vinyasa yoga class followed by tea and treats. more »

By April Nichol

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July 30, 2014

Barre Class: on summer vacation!

Yoga Garden SF is excited to continue Barre 101, a fast-paced barre class which utilizes light weights and dance-based movements to compliment your existing yoga practice.

Instructor Mike Najjar will be out of town for a few weeks in August, but will resume classes on September 2.

NO CLASS:
Saturday, Aug 16
Tuesday, Aug 26
Thursday, Aug 28
Saturday, Aug 30

Mike has been a San Francisco resident of 24 years and happily takes advantage of the many health and wellness options the city has to offer. In addition to teaching Barre 101 classes, Mike enjoys yoga, running, and golf. Mike believes that all forms of exercise provide the perfect outlet for many of life’s challenges, whether they be physical or emotional.
He was drawn to the barre workout because of its low impact, strengthening, toning, and cardio elements. He feels that the Barre 101 class is a perfect complement for anyone who practices yoga and is excited to introduce the concept to YGSF.

By April Nichol

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July 28, 2014

Work Exchange Opportunity

home-cleanerWant to work in exchange for a yoga membership? We are seeking someone to join our studio cleaning staff at Yoga Garden SF! more »

By Sonya Genel

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