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3 Things To Know About Partner (Acro) Yoga

Partner yoga otherwise referred to as, Acroyoga, is a practice that has been growing in popularity as people open up and come together to share their practice. Be it a flashy picture on social media, on a flyer, or witnessing a performance at a festival, exposure to Acroyoga is growing and it can easily seem…

5 Essentials of Ayurveda You Can Start Practicing Today

Ayurveda, a Sanskrit word that translates to “the science of life,” originated in India more than 5,000 years ago. It's a practice that believes everything in the universe is connected and that health is achieved by understanding our uniqueness while staying in alignment with the rhythm of the nature. There are a few simple things…

Featured Teacher: Katrin Kuttner

This month we turn the Garden Featured Teacher on Katrin Kuttner. She leads the Yoga Garden SF 300-Hour yoga teacher training, contributes to prenatal yoga education, as well as teaches detailed workshops on incorporating aromatherapy, art and trauma-sensitive applications to yoga practice. She strives to address the unique therapeutic needs of every student and to inspire free…

5 Ways To Find Inner Peace

Our world can be a beautiful, crazy place. There are moments of despair, and sometimes life feels like it’s moving in fast forward. Inner peace can seem like something reserved for a monk sitting crossed-legged on top of a mountain. The truth is that our authentic nature is quiet and serene. We all have the…

OmRising Gathering

We are excited to be an affiliate of the 1st annual OmRising Gathering in beautiful Camp Navarro this October 5-8, 2018! Get 10% off single, or multi-day passes with code YOGAGARDEN at checkout. OmRising is a one-of-a-kind gathering nestled in Northern California's stunning redwoods, uniting a unique community of yogis, teachers, performers, artists, and energies for…

On Mindful Creativity

collage by Chelsea Owens, MFT and ATR Lately, as a way of engaging in this life, I’ve been shifting my attention as I wander around San Francisco, with the intention to creatively engage by paying attention to my surroundings. I’ve been trying to pay less attention to my phone and actually look up at the…

Community Classes

COMMUNITY CLASSES ARE FREE FOR MEMBERS & $5 DROP-IN FOR NON-MEMBERS In order to support our growing alumni community, YGSF is offering community classes to give our ProElite® Members a chance to practice their teaching skills in their home studio. These classes will be offered two Sundays afternoons per month beginning in July 2018. Styles of classes…

Featured Teacher: Martine Hamers

Can you share with us about where are you from? What were you like as a kiddo? I'm a Dutchie who grew up in the Amsterdam area. I lived in The Netherlands until I was 27 years old, I then lived for 2 years in Brasil before I finally settled here in San Francisco. As a…

Job Opening

We are looking for a part time Admissions Manager in the Bay Area. The ideal candidate is a highly organized, reliable, efficient multi-tasker with excellent communication and very strong interpersonal skills. The Admissions Manager is the primary staff contact with prospective students for all Yoga Garden SF (YGSF) Advanced Studies programs. This position is responsible…

Manifest: Action

As summer draws upon us, you might notice a renewed sense of invigoration. People emerging from the solitude of winter and descending upon local parks and outdoor cafes. The New Year’s resolutions you might have left behind in February are seeming strangely possible with June on the horizon, and life in general seems to be…