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A Guide To Welcoming Spring

written by: Sachi Doctor As winter melts away, our days are nourished by more sunlight and, along with the birds and bees, a sense of joy and possibility. Yet, although the sun warms our windows and inspires new growth, many of us carry the sluggish accumulated over through winter into the new season. Markedly different…

Dristi Christie Rafanan

  Can you share with readers where you are from? What were you like as a kiddo?  Born in Vallejo, Ca an raised in Yountville, Ca. As a kid, I was very shy around adults but very outgoing with kids my age and my report cards always had good grades, but was reported as distracting others by…

Acro Yoga is Back!

Max Kopeikin is back teaching Acro Yoga at Yoga Garden SF twice per month throughout 2018 Mondays 6:00 - 7.25pm April 9th and 30th May 7th and 28th June 4th and 18th July 2nd , 9th and 23rd August 6th and 27th September 10th and 24th October 1st , 8th and 29th November 5th and 12th…

Bare Feet, Better Life

written by: Sonya Genel A little while ago I decided that I need a regular ritual to connect with nature. Living in an urban environment, I couldn’t easily go hiking or find a natural place to visit daily. So I started going to our little neighborhood park with bare feet. My partner Arasa decided to…

New Class: Hiking Yoga

Take your practice outdoors with Hiking Yoga classes at Yoga Garden SF! "As a pretty Type A person- I usually gravitate towards faster-paced vinyasa or yoga sculpt classes but when I saw YG offering a Hiking Yoga class, I was so excited! The additional cardio was awesome and it was really great having an outdoor…

Garden Grad: Andrea Bass

Thanks for connecting with us Andrea! Let's start with your hometown; where are you from? San Mateo, California How and why did you start practicing yoga? This is actually a little funny, the answer….Amazon (yes, the online superstore).  Amazon gave me a recommendation to read 10% Happier by Dan Harris which is a book simply…

5 Myths About Yoga Teacher Training

co-written by: Brittany McBride & Emma Davis There are many misconceptions surrounding yoga teacher training. Understandably so, with more options to choose from than ever before. How does one even begin deciphering which program to take? We’ve set out to debunk the top 5 myths about enrolling in a yoga teacher training program and shed…

Practice Yoga For A Cause!

Yoga + World Water Day Benefit Class  with Meredith Holt | March 25, 2018 Practice a water-inspired vinyasa flow to bring clean, drinkable water to schools in less privileged parts of the world. This special class will focus on fluidity, endurance, and flexibility through focused concentration. All proceeds will go to Watering Minds, an organization that…

Sit With: A Meditation Podcast

Yoga teacher and thought leader, Meredith Holt, introduces her very first episode of  Sit With: A Meditation and Contemplation Podcast to the Yoga Garden SF community. Enjoy!
In this week's episode, I take some time guiding you to a comfortable and sustainable seat. It certainly takes some effort to sit nice and tall but the…

Garden Grad: Justice McCullum

Interview and Photography by: Emma Davis Today on the blog, we are honored to feature one of our very own Yoga Garden Grads and ProElite Member, Justice McCullum. We met up on a sunny Saturday morning for a spontaneous yoga photo shoot along the streets of Divisadero and the beautiful Panhandle park. Read on as…