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Featured Teacher: Kimm Ropicky

This month we welcomed a new teacher to the Yoga Garden SF team: Kimm Ropicky! She teaches Vinyasa, Power Flow and Mindful Flow. 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'm originally from Wisconsin and while…

Featured Teacher: Katya Solar

This month we welcomed a new teacher to the Yoga Garden SF team: Katya Solar! She teaches Mat Pilates and Vinyasa. 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? Hello everyone 🙂 I'm Katya who was born…

Featured Teacher: Jessica Seid

This month we welcomed a new teacher to the Yoga Garden SF team: Jessica Seid! She teaches Vinyasa Align on Thursdays @ 9:00 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 am a pretty big…

Safety Protocol for In-Person Practice

Safety has always been and will continue to be of utmost importance at Yoga Garden SF. San Francisco is currently in the Red Tier, which means Yoga Garden SF is able to offer limited-capacity in-person classes. As the vaccine roll-out continues to unfold, we recognize there will be varying degrees of comfort with attending classes…

Featured Teacher: Brynn McNally

This month we welcomed a new teacher to the Yoga Garden SF team: Brynn McNally! She leads Vinyasa on Wednesdays @ 6:00 pm & Sundays @ 12:00 pm. Get to know her below, and sign up for a class here! Tell us about yourself! What are some things that your students might not know? My…

2020 Year in Review

  In a year that tested us in ways we never thought possible, we managed to stay afloat. We’re not just talking about Yoga Garden.We’re talking about all of us: our neighbors on Divis, our community in San Francisco, our teachers, our students around the country (and the globe). This year we created a virtual…

Beginner’s Guide to Yoga Garden SF

Hi! Welcome to the studio! We hope this blog will give you a better sense of what we offer and some suggestions for how you can find your practice. From time to time, we change the exact name of our classes, but the general characteristics of each category remain the same.  When in doubt, the…

A Covid Wedding Story

A COVID WEDDING STORY Hello! I’m Rachael Freedman, and I teach Hatha Align at Yoga Garden SF! I've been teaching at Yoga Garden since May 2019, and I’m still getting to know many of you. I hope through this story you can learn a bit more about me and my life, and perhaps feel a…

Why I’m Grasping at the Root

Why I'm Grasping at the Root: By Victoria Rutledge “If you pour water on the root of the tree, the water reaches to the branches, to the twigs, to the leaves, to the flowers, to the fruits automatically. You simply pour water on the root. That is the system. If you pour water on every…

Aligning with Autumn: An Ayurvedic Guide

Aligning with Autumn: An Ayurvedic Guide Seasonal changes affect our physical and mental health. We’ve all experienced the impact temperature, rain, and daylight hours can have on our energy level and mood. Here are some easy ayurveda self-care tips to help align our daily routines with the qualities of fall, helping us to stay centered…