Vinyasa Yoga at Yoga Garden

The roots of Iyengar Yoga and Vinyasa Yoga lead back to the legendary teacher, Stri T. Krishnamacharya, brother-in-law and guru to B.K.S. Iyengar and K. Pattabhi Jois. Vinyasa Krama Yoga is an ancient system of physical, psychological, and spiritual development. The word Vinyasa describes the merging of movement and breath … Read More

YOGA! It’s Not Just Stretching

Yoga is a 5000 year old discipline that has numerous benefits for both your physical health and especially your mind. In fact, most yoga teachers are very aware that they are helping you to use the activity of the body to still and focus the mind. I started yoga about … Read More

Marisa Toriggino

by Molly Glennen Meet Your Teacher is a series of interviews of YGSF teachers by students. If you are interested in contributing to this series, please contact David. “Yoga isn’t a panacea; it isn’t a quick fix. It is like the tortoise, not the hare – the slow, steady road. … Read More

Seeking and Struggling in Sirsasana

by Octavia Morgan Uncertainty, fear, and discomfort. While these words aren’t used to sell yoga to the masses, they are feelings that all of us will encounter if we study yoga long enough. Sooner or later, we each discover a pose that evokes a feeling of dread when the teacher … Read More

Yoga Therapy for Scoliosis

by David Nelson The Nature of Scoliosis Scoliosis is a lateral curvature of the spine and corresponding rotation of the vertebrae. Because of the deformity of the spine, its normal lumbar, thoracic, and cervical curves may be reduced, the rib cage can rotate and deform, shoulder and/or pelvis heights may … Read More