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Support for North Bay

The Yoga Garden SF is united in supporting those impacted by the devastating fires in Napa and Sonoma counties. We want to help.  Maybe you can too. We foresee that people will need ongoing support for months to come and so will be collecting supply donations through the month of October. Please consider donating any…

Which Dosha am I?

Written by: Sachi Doctor Which Dosha am I — and How do I Know? Have you ever wondered what actually accounts for differences in people? Why some people are hyperactive and fast-moving and others exude grace and stillness? Why some people can eat a five-course meal with ease and others can barely finish a salad…

Membership Halloween Sale!

Your Yoga is Bad to the BONE!  Stay steady with 3 months of yoga for just $325 - this gets you 3 months of unrestricted yoga class access plus all membership benefits! Spooked that you might miss the sale? Preregister here and set your activation date to start your membership anytime after Oct. 30th. [gravityform id="128"…

Pelvic Liberation with Leslie Howard

Leslie Howard is a yoga practitioner, teacher, and certified Yoga Therapist through the International Association of Yoga Therapists. Named one of the top 50 yoga instructors in the United States by Sonima Health magazine, 2016, she specializes in the use of yoga for many issues but specifically for pelvic floor problems. After suffering from hypertonic…

Garden Alumni: Flo Shih

Globetrotting Yogi and Garden Alumni, Flo Shih, opens up about her path from yoga training to successful teaching & writing career, all while traveling the world! Where are you from? I'm originally from Taiwan, though I spent the majority of my life in Hong Kong. How and why did you start practicing yoga? I was first introduced…

Sale is Live! Back to Class Sale

Roll Call! Summer is over and yoga school is back in session!  Commit to a straight-A practice this fall with our Back to Class Sale! Buy 3 months of yoga for $435 and get the 4th month free – save $145 Sale is valid Sept. 13-15, 2017 - 3 Days only. Don't miss it! SAVE…

RISE: Gratitude In Motion

Authored by: Emma Davis Did you know that Yoga Garden SF is open 365 days a year? That's right, the studio is never closed, and this Thanksgiving Day is no exception! If you plan on being in the Bay Area this holiday, drop on in for a yoga class and join the community in supporting…

Yogi Travel Guide: Florence

Authored by: Brittany McBride  Fall is an optimal time to travel to Italy. Past the peak of summer heat and tourist crowds, the city of Florence and surrounding Tuscany is sunny and vibrant, beckoning to be explored! Organizing travel details can be stressful, but if you are thinking about coming on our 7-day yoga retreat…

Upward Facing Plank Pose (Purvottanasana)

Learn how to practice and teach Upward Facing Plank Pose (Purvottanasana) with detailed anatomy and informed verbal cues to help you and your students enter and exit with safe alignment. Sanskrit name: Purvottanasana English translation: Intense Stretch of the East Side Pose or Upward Facing Plank Pose About the Pose Symmetrical backbend with arm support Stretches the…

5 Great Exercises To Complement Your Yoga Practice

Guest post by fitandme.com  Yoga continues to grow in popularity because of the tremendous amounts of health benefits that it can produce. It has also had a nice boost in popularity due to athletes and other fitness enthusiasts using it to complement their respective activities. If your main focus is Yoga and you’ve been thinking…
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