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How to Allow Grief in the Body: 7 Steps

Image by: Max Pixel By Dr. Jennifer Christian The experience of sadness or grief is never an easy emotion. It can emerge due to a loss of a loved one, a pet, a romantic relationship, both long term or short lived. Grief can come in unexpected ways, maybe a job opportunity didn't materialize in the…

8 Ways To Prepare For Yoga Teacher Training

1. Free yourself from expectation We've all been there. One day you're flying the perfect bakasana, and the next day you're beating yourself up because you just can't seem to get off the ground. It's best to check your ego at the door, as the only person who has any expectations for you is, you.…

6 Month Membership Sale!

Save $120 with our 6-Month Membership sale! Fall is stacked with an incredible roster of exciting classes led by your favorite teachers. Get back to class and save! Use code: BACKTOCLASS - valid Aug 22-26, 2018 SAVE NOW

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…