Congratulations October Immersion Graduates!

Charmie StrykerArticles, People News

Big congratulations to our October graduates for reaching a big milestone in their yogic journey! This is a route marker to tell you how far you’ve come and that a new journey has just begun. Keep learning, keep practicing, and keep spreading the healing power of yoga. Whatever path you … Read More

Support YGSF Student in the MS Walk

Dustin McCallisterCommunity News, People News

Mandy Hagenaar is mobilizing community support for the upcoming MS Walk From Mandy: Dear Friends, On May 4th, thousands of San Franciscans will walk to bring the dream of conquering MS closer to reality. The money raised from this event will fund continuing research to discover the cause and cure … Read More

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Goodbye Ron Bailey

David NelsonCommunity News, People News

Long time YGSF student and yoga devotee, Ron Bailey, passed away on New Years Eve of 2013. Ron was a student here since 2009 and left a very remarkable impression on all of us who were lucky enough to be around him. We will certainly miss seeing Ron after his … Read More

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Welcoming Leigh Stewart

David NelsonCommunity News, People News

Fresh Face in The Garden: Leigh Stewart Please join us in welcoming a new YGSF teacher, Leigh! With a passion for movement, Leigh is excited to share a practice which invites students to cultivate an internally-inspired practice. Begin with the flow of breath and un-wind from your day as Leigh choreographs … Read More

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Fresh Face: Shakthi Ganeshan

David NelsonCommunity News, People News

New Bloom in The Garden Shakthi Ganeshan, MD. MPH is an inspiring and experienced teacher of yoga and meditation. A western doctor, a student of ayurveda, and an Indian Classical dancer, Shakthi carries wisdom and knowledge of the human body and of embodiment from her dance training, western medicine, Hinduism … Read More

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Fresh Face of the Week

David NelsonCommunity News, People News

Introducing Vanessa! Vanessa Racinet was born and raised in Germany. She is bi-lingual and has taught in various countries including Australia, Germany, and of course, here! Her Ashtanga teacher training was completed in San Francisco at the start of a world-wide backpacking trip and she has made a full circle … Read More

Fresh Faces in The Garden

David NelsonCommunity News, People News

Meet Elaine! Elaine has been a student of yoga since 2006 where she was exposed to the practice in Taiwan. Soon after her exposure she became a devotee to Ashtanga Yoga for its dynamic flow of movement, linking breath to body, and body to mind.   In addition to her … Read More

Teacher Profile: Karen Macklin

Sonya GenelCommunity News, People News

Karen Macklin (RYT-500) is one of Yoga Garden SF’s most loved Vinyasa Flow teachers. Try any one of her well-attended classes and discover a strong slow rhythmic flow that both challenges and offers an opportunity to enter a space of meditation and inquiry.