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From our Teachers: Yoga Chikitsa by Maura Tibbs

Maura Tibbs

This is the first of a series of contributions from our instructors.  In Yoga Chikitsa, Ashtanga and Vinyasa yoga instructor Maura Tibbs share her journey to Ashtanga yoga and what the practice means to her today. Yoga Chikitsa by Maura Tibbs The first style of yoga that I was…

Celebration in the Garden

We are pleased to announce last weekend's lucky winners from our free raffles. Rachel Felson took home a box of Kind Bars. Maura Tibbs collected $50 to spend in the bookstore, Jessica Abelson won a private yoga lesson, and Corinne McConnell received one month of unlimited yoga. Here are some pictures from Friday night's celebration.…

Celebration for our family and yours

Yoga Garden has always had a special emphasis on family-related programs and classes.  As we celebrate our new studio and our growing community this weekend, we are also holding some unique family events. Saturday, April 17th 2-4 pm Prenatal Partner Yoga with Marisa Toriggino,  for pregnant women and their partners/friends. Saturday, April 17, 2-5 pm,…

Meet Caroline Klebl

Come meet Caroline Klebl, dedicated Ashtanga Yoga instructor, will be joining the Yoga Garden family during our grand opening celebration  on Friday, April 16. The Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training intensive, taught by Caroline, commences this Sunday, April 18. Learn how you can join us for an early morning practice here. The Ashtanga Teacher Training includes a…

Prenatal Partner Yoga

with Marisa Toriggino Partner yoga workshop for pregnant women and their partner/spouse/friend during pregnancy this Saturday. Practicing yoga poses and breathing can greatly improve your physical, emotional and spiritual well- being. When practiced with a loving partner you can both grow together creating deeper mutual care, trust and family bonding. This will help both of you…

Huffington Post: Global Impacts of Yoga

"Worldwide, billions of people covet the industrial world's wealth and are replicating its system of modern consumerism as rapidly as possible. But what they are ignoring, perhaps perilously so, is the fact that as materially well off as the industrial world is, too many of us are also chronically living what Henry David Thoreau coined…

Yelp: …how businesses should respond

So, I haven't been to Yoga Garden since last September.  Back then I was, well...less lazy.  For a few months, I had been going to some great classes there, then fall hit and hibernation mode began to set in.  After several missed classes in September and October, I finally decided to cancel my membership and…

Celebration In the Garden: Update 4/8/10

The staff and instructors at Yoga Garden SF are working steadily to create a true celebration on April 17-19.  Teachers are preparing their demonstrations, we are lining up guest vendors, planning food, etc.  We want this to be a real community event and are asking for you help.  Here's how: Plan on coming, bring your…

Do Yoga with Your Age 7 + Child

with Chad Balch If you are a child age 7+, bring your parent or other accompanying adult to share this unique family yoga experience. This one-hour class combines basic instruction, dynamic practice, and some partner work, and includes a wide range of yoga poses - standing, backbends, twists, arm balances, inversions, forward bends, sitting and relaxation. No prior…

Accessing the Healing Benefits of Yoga

Look beyond the immediate physical effects of yoga, to the more subtle energetic relationship between mind and disease. We will explore the physical systems relevant to common asanas. Review the theory behind therapeutic application of yoga asana, based on the Ayurvedic System constructed by Vasant Lad. Through your examination of asana, pranayama, and balancing the…