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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…

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/