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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…

New classes start today

New Classes start today in Air studio: Chrisandra Fox, Monday, 6 pm Level 2-3 Hatha FlowVinyasa Chrisandra Fox, Wednesday6 pm Level 1-2 Also, new Postnatal on Saturday mornings at 9 am with Marisa in Earth studio. Full schedule and reservations here.

Friends & Family flash sale

I've got a few spots left in next week's Yoga 101.  It's a four-class, four-week series introducing the practice of yoga. Cynthia Bates is teaching it Sundays 12:30-2 pm  starting next week, April 11.  Normally costs $40, but take $10 off with this promo-code at checkout: 35316 Here's the link to sign up: http://clients.mindbodyonline.com/ws.asp?studioid=41&stype=-8&sTG=5 Share…

Great yoga, food, and benefit

Benefit Yoga Intensive at the Garden Join Janet Stone, Nina Gold, and Anna Kelleher, and NOPALITO at Yoga Garden for heartfelt yoga flow, deep therapuetic restorative yoga, ayurvedic care and incredible food.  All to benefit the unique educational programs at the San Francisco Waldorf School.  Sign up through the Waldorf School auction here by March…

Winner of Facebook Drawing

Alexandra Corpora Receives private lesson We're happy to announce that Alexandra Corpora is the winner of a drawing from YGSF's first 200 Fans on Facebook.  She receives a free private yoga lesson with her teacher at the Garden. Another drawing will be held for the first 100 followers on Twitter - 53 more followers to…

Youth Yoga Teacher featured in CommonGround

Cator Shachoy, the founder of Youth Yoga Dharma, and the teacher of our 20-hour teacher training for youth yoga has authored an article in the current Common Ground: http://www.sopdigitaledition.com/commonground/#/34/

Yogalates

Contrary to popular belief, classical Pilates is not all about abs. Josef Pilates would say it is about the integrity of the spine and the whole family of muscles that help it remain healthy and flexible. How does this relate to yoga? Having a strong and stable core and healthy spine benefits both asana and…

Vernal Equinox One-day Intensive

Celebrate the dawn of Spring with a day of yoga.

Come celebrate the Vernal Equinox March 21 with a one-day intensive Iyengar yoga workshop with Brian Hogencamp! This one-day workshop will focus on asana in the morning and pranayama in the afternoon. Students should have one year of consistent experience in…

Daily Mysore Practice

The Ashtanga Teacher Training includes a Mysore practice Monday through Friday, 7:00-9:00 am and Sunday 8:30-10:30 am, through June 25. There are a limited number of spaces available for students and teachers interested in joining the practice during this time, with a regular Yoga Garden SF yoga class pass or membership. Please contact David to reserve…

New class size limits = make a reservation

In order to ensure that you have an excellent experience in your yoga class and receive the high level of personal attention that we pride our selves on, we are reducing the maximum class size from 22 to 18 students. Teachers will have the ability to override this limit by 2 people in exceptional circumstances.…