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What is Somatic Awareness?

Have you ever heard any of these expressions: A lump in the throat,  get it off your chest, have the stomach for, open your heart, pain in the neck, scared stiff, shoulder responsibility?  These expressions relate to physical sensations in the body that relate to situations in our lives. Our body literally responds constantly to all external and internal impulses even before our…

Free Prenatal/Postnatal Classes March

  Calling all moms-to be! We invite you to join us for free prenatal/postnatal classes in March. This is an opportunity to support Prenatal Teacher Trainees gain real classroom experience while benefiting your practice and your baby. These free classes are offered as part of our internationally-acclaimed Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training. The Prenatal class is…

Spring 6-Month Membership Sale!

 This Spring, dedicate to your development on the mat with our 6-Month Membership Sale! Spring is a time to bloom, to grow, and transform and 6-Months of a solid yoga practice can have a profound effect on the body, mind and spirit. Yoga Garden SF would like to offer you the opportunity to make this commitment…

Yoga Tour: Florence, Italy

Take your yoga on tour! Join us for an incredible opportunity to advance your yoga practice while immersed in the beauty and culture of Florence, one of the most iconic cities in Europe.  Springtime is an optimal time to travel to Italy. The city is sunny and vibrant, and you can beat the touristy Summer season…

New Year, New You Yoga Bingo Challenge

New Year, New You Yoga Bingo Challenge! Set the foundation for a vibrant and healthy YOU this year with a commitment to deepen your practice! Join us for our 14-day New You Yoga Bingo Challenge beginning Jan. 27th through Feb. 9th for a chance to practice yoga often and win great prizes! How to Participate: Collect your Bingo…

Gathering in Community: The Importance of Satsang

Group Philosophy, Meditation and Tea classes begin at Yoga Garden SF In this post, YGSF instructor Meredith Holt shares why yogic community is so important in 2017. Join Meredith and other students for our upcoming Satsang sessions on Wednesday nights at 8pm, featuring tea, teachings, meditation and conversation. 2016 left me lying face down on…

Postnatal Yoga: Recovery Care for Mama and Baby

The imperative for higher consciousness can be no greater than when you bring another human being into the world and begin the process of raising children. Ideally, a regular yoga practice serves individuals throughout all of their life processes, and family-oriented yoga programs like prenatal and postnatal yoga, begin and end with a personal practice. Getting…

Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training

with Marisa Toriggino If you have enjoyed the supportive community and participation in a yoga class during your pregnancy, or if you are a yoga teacher who wants to support women through all of the stages of their lives, our Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training program allows you to explore and develop the skills necessary to…

Featured Teacher: Meet Anna Parker

Between her busy class schedule and making preparations for a full 2017 calendar of advanced teaching events, we caught up with Anna Parker to ask her a few fun questions and discover how teaching yoga has become an integral part of her life story. (YGSF) What is your favorite place to travel to? "While I'm drawn…

Hoodies for the Homeless

Please join us in bringing warmth to the homeless this winter with our Hoodies for Homeless Jacket Drive November 7 - December 2. This drive is led by YGSF teacher, Dustin McCallister and will make a direct impact for each person at Project Homeless Connect event in December. Over 1,500 participants come to this event,…