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HIRING: Social Media & Content Specialist

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Social Media & Content Specialist, Yoga Garden SF Part-time position, 10-12 hours per week ABOUT YGSF Yoga Garden SF is a community-centered, Yoga Alliance® registered yoga school and yoga studio in the heart of San Francisco's trendy NOPA neighborhood, where some of SF's best yoga instructors lead hatha yoga, vinyasa yoga, and prenatal…

Getting Started with Pranayama

Written by Meera Dhawan for her Blog, True To Yoga Pranayama is the 4th stage of yoga as defined in the Eightfold Path in the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. While we do not know exactly when the practice originated, scholars have dated it back as far as 2,000 years ago. With pranayama techniques we aim to consciously regulate breath through…

4 moves to ease your way into Crow Pose

Written by Daniela Rizza for her Blog Whether you like it or not, Crow pose / Bakasana is one of the foundational arm balances that sets you up for many other arm balances; so if eventually doing all those poses is a goal of yours, let’s start here. These 4 moves are great for anyone…

Fall Back into Your Practice

Fall Back into Your Practice By Christie Pitko Have you made it back to the yoga studio for an in-person yoga class yet?  We get it - it might feel challenging to return to your mat after a time away. Maybe you haven't practiced yoga in a long time. Maybe you haven't felt quite ready,…

Featured Teacher: Steph Lo

This month we welcomed a new teacher to the Yoga Garden SF team: Steph Lo! Stephanie (RYT 200) is a lover of movement and passionate about the quiet, consistent power of yoga and barre work. With boundless energy and good tunes, she encourages proper alignment and challenges folks to squeeze in just a few more reps.…

Featured Teacher: Regan Catanzaro

This month we welcomed a new teacher to the Yoga Garden SF team: Regan Catanzaro! She teaches Yoga Sculpt on Saturdays at 10:30 am. Get to know her below, and sign up for her class here! Tell us about yourself! What are some things that your students might not know? I started teaching yoga in…

Featured Teacher: Jenna Valez

This month we welcomed a new teacher to the Yoga Garden SF team: Jenna Valez! She teaches Power Flow on Thursdays at 9:00 am | Vinyasa on Fridays at 4:00 pm | Flow, Core & Restore on Sundays at 6:00 pm. Get to know her below, and sign up for her class here! Tell us…

DIVYA BALAKRISHNAN

DIVYA BALAKRISHNAN As a Tamil-American yoga teacher brought up around the world, Divya's cross-cultural identity is inextricable from her approach to teaching wellness practices and advocating for social justice. Seeing her culture manipulated for the western market stirred her to use art and yoga to reclaim ancestral wisdom. Her classes incorporate philosophical teachings, martial techniques,…

Re-Opening Update

More changes are coming! By now, we are all somewhat accustomed to the gradual shifts in local health guidelines. San Francisco has been one of the most conservative counties in the nation, to great success. At the time of writing, 66% of San Franciscans over 16 have completed a vaccine series and the average number…

CRYSTAL MCCREARY

CRYSTAL MCCREARY E-RYT 500, RCYT Crystal McCreary is a lead yoga, mindfulness and health educator & teacher trainer with 14+ years of experience in instructing yoga and mindfulness to people of all ages. She is a coach & mentor with a passion for implementing comprehensive wellness programs within schools and organizations to foster compassionate and…
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