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286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States
415 5529644 Yogagardensf.com

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September 2018

200-HOUR YOGA TEACHER TRAINING SEPTEMBER 2018 PART-TIME

September 9 - December 9
$3150

Part time training is a 12-week course that meets on evenings and weekends.

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

300-HR CORE SYNTHESIS – FALL 2018 Part-Time

September 22 - November 18
$945 - $1095

With Katrin Kuttner Core Synthesis: Advanced Teaching Application "Have you also learned that secret from the river; that there is no such thing as time? That the river is everywhere at the same time, at the source and at the mouth, at the waterfall, at the ferry, at the current, in the ocean and in the mountains, everywhere and that the present only exists for it, not the shadow of the past nor the shadow of the future." --Hermann Hesse,…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

October 2018

200-HOUR YOGA TEACHER TRAINING OCTOBER 2018 FULL-TIME

October 2 - October 28
$3150

Our full time training allows students to get certified in one month!

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Yoga

Free Introduction to Yoga

October 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

with Meredith Holt This class is for students who have never taken a yoga class before, or who are interested in learning about how we teach yoga at YGSF. If you feel too stiff or tight to join a regular class, this is place to start! Advanced registration is required, because we keep our classes small so as to provide new students with individual attention. We provide all the props you’ll need. Just bring your yoga mat (or $2 to rent…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Wise & Wild Women Retreat: Sayulita, Mexico

October 27 - November 3
$1524 - $2774

with Meredith Holt and Chelsea Owens Explore the divine feminine through meditation, movement, and mindful creative expression. Empower and transform yourself with fiery compassion, emotional healing, and unbridled femininity at the Haramara Retreat Center in Sayulita, Mexico. Whether you’re a beginner at yoga or a regular meditator, this intentional gathering of women will leave you abundantly inspired, restfully restored, and filled with wise and wild wisdom from the women who have come before us and for the women who will…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Stability and Freedom: Yogic Tools for Difficult Situations and Stressful Times

October 27 @ 12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$155 - $200

with Katrin Kuttner Acquire yogic tools to cope with challenges and practice self care for greater well-being, strength, endurance and flexibility. Yoga can be a great source of support when dealing with distressing experiences. Yoga instructor and artist Katrin Kuttner (E-RYT 500, MFA) sources from her own human experiences of loss and pain, and of dramatic political and social changes, that she lived through as a child in the former GDR and as a student on an art scholarship in…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

free yoga class

Free Yoga Class

October 27 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
FREE

Join the recent advanced teacher training graduates for a Free Yoga Class! This is an opportunity to support Teacher Trainees gain real classroom experience while enjoying a well-rounded yoga class. Receive a practical consultation that can enhance your yoga practice and quality of postural alignment.

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Yoga

Free Intro to Yoga

October 28 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
FREE

with Meredith Holt This class is for students who have never taken a yoga class before, or who are interested in learning about how we teach yoga at YGSF. If you feel too stiff or tight to join a regular class, this is place to start! Advanced registration is required, because we keep our classes small so as to provide new students with individual attention. We provide all the props you’ll need. Just bring your yoga mat (or $2 to rent…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

November 2018

Prenatal

Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training – Fall

November 2 - November 11
$1295 - $1495

With Alexandra Rossi Yoga Garden SF (YGSF) is a leading national center for prenatal yoga teacher training, with graduates successfully teaching throughout the U.S., Asia and Europe. Our program is one of few who offer Yoga Alliance registration as a Prenatal Yoga School (the only nationally-recognized standard for prenatal yoga teacher training), giving our graduates an assurance of quality and a unique advantage to become a Yoga Alliance® Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher (RPYT®) In the YGSF Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training,…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Prenatal Partner

Free Prenatal Partner Yoga

November 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
FREE

Prenatal Partner yoga workshop is for pregnant women and their partners, husbands or friends during pregnancy. Practicing yoga poses and breathing can greatly improve your physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. When practiced with a loving partner, you can create deeper mutual care, trust, and family bonding. This will help both of you with your pregnancy, the labor process and parenthood. We will do poses individually and as couples. This class will be taught at a level that is comfortable for…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Yoga

Free Introduction to Yoga

November 4 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
FREE

with Meredith Holt This class is for students who have never taken a yoga class before, or who are interested in learning about how we teach yoga at YGSF. If you feel too stiff or tight to join a regular class, this is place to start! Advanced registration is required, because we keep our classes small so as to provide new students with individual attention. We provide all the props you’ll need. Just bring your yoga mat (or $2 to rent…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Pelvic floor workshop

Pelvic Floor Workshop: Demystifying “Down There”

November 5 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$90 - $100

with Leslie Howard A healthy pelvic floor is more than doing Kegels. Proper work of strengthening and stabilizing the pelvic floor helps to create the correct foundation of each movement in the body. It is a basic tool to avoid loss of energy from this important area. A strong pelvic floor helps keep the pelvic and abdominal organs healthy as we age. Come find out specific details of what mula bandha is and is not. The female pelvis and the pelvic muscles…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Free prenatal

Free Prenatal Class

November 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
FREE

This free prenatal yoga class is offered as part of our internationally-acclaimed Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training. The class 90-minutes and is taught by trainees under the expert supervision of our Prenatal Program Director, Alexandra Rossi. All levels are welcome.

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Wisdom

LISTENING IN: THE WISDOM OF THE BODY

November 10 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$65

With Sachi Doctor In a world of information overload is it easy to become reliant on external information to tell us how we should feel, what we should eat, and so on. Yet each of us has an inner guide that we can learn to trust steer us in the direction most aligned with who we are. This inner wisdom is the knowledge that comes from quieting the mind, setting aside the ego, setting aside one’s ideas of how things…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Yoga

Free Introduction to Yoga

November 11 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
FREE

with Meredith Holt This class is for students who have never taken a yoga class before, or who are interested in learning about how we teach yoga at YGSF. If you feel too stiff or tight to join a regular class, this is place to start! Advanced registration is required, because we keep our classes small so as to provide new students with individual attention. We provide all the props you’ll need. Just bring your yoga mat (or $2 to rent…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Free Prenatal Yoga Class

November 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
FREE

This free prenatal yoga class is offered as part of our internationally-acclaimed Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training. The class 90-minutes and is taught by trainees under the expert supervision of our Prenatal Program Director, Alexandra Rossi. All levels are welcome.

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

info session

Info Session Nov 18

November 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
FREE

Interested in becoming a yoga teacher and looking for a deeper learning of yoga? Join our next Yoga Teacher Training Info Session! Info sessions give you the opportunity to connect with inspiring yogis within the Yoga Garden community such as teacher training faculty, alumni, and future teachers. Learn more about Yoga Garden SF’s 200-hour basic teacher training program and get a sense of what you will learn and experience during your training. Get advice from our yogi advisor about schedule,…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Free Yoga

Free Yoga Clinic

November 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

Join Katrin Kuttner and the recent advanced teacher training graduates for a Free Yoga Clinic! This is an opportunity to support Teacher Trainees gain real classroom experience while receiving professional and practical consultation that can enhance your yoga practice and quality of postural alignment. Maybe all that you need are a few tips for integrating yoga into your daily life. Perhaps you need that last little tool to help you master an aspect of your practice. Or if you are…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

info session

Info Session Nov 19

November 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

Interested in becoming a yoga teacher and looking for a deeper learning of yoga? Join our next Yoga Teacher Training Info Session! Info sessions give you the opportunity to connect with inspiring yogis within the Yoga Garden community such as teacher training faculty, alumni, and future teachers. Learn more about Yoga Garden SF’s 200-hour basic teacher training program and get a sense of what you will learn and experience during your training. Get advice from our yogi advisor about schedule,…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Yoga

Free Introduction to Yoga

November 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

with Meredith Holt This class is for students who have never taken a yoga class before, or who are interested in learning about how we teach yoga at YGSF. If you feel too stiff or tight to join a regular class, this is place to start! Advanced registration is required, because we keep our classes small so as to provide new students with individual attention. We provide all the props you’ll need. Just bring your yoga mat (or $2 to rent…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

AYURVEDIC TRAINING: 5-DAY INTENSIVE

November 29 - December 3
$715

with Sachi Doctor Take part in an integrated Ayurvedic Training designed to enhance your yogic studies, whether you are just beginning to dive deeper or you are a long-time student. This four-day intensive with Sachi will cover the core concepts of Ayurveda, specifically its applications for asana, pranayama, mantra, and the subtle body. The course will provide you with a solid foundation from which to apply Ayurveda to all aspects of life. Though not limited to yoga teacher-trainees and active teachers,…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

December 2018

Yoga

Free Intro to Yoga

December 2 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

with Meredith Holt This class is for students who have never taken a yoga class before, or who are interested in learning about how we teach yoga at YGSF. If you feel too stiff or tight to join a regular class, this is place to start! Advanced registration is required, because we keep our classes small so as to provide new students with individual attention. We provide all the props you’ll need. Just bring your yoga mat (or $2 to rent…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

adjusting

Art of Adjusting Module 2

December 8 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$100 - $115

with Karen Macklin   Adjusting Seated and Supine Folds and Twists, Restorative Poses, & Savasana Are you are a new or experienced teacher who would like to gain a deeper understanding of how to give hands-on adjustments? Join Karen for this 5-hour clinic, where you will: Gain a deeper understanding of why and when to give hands-on adjustments Develop a keener eye for looking at individual bodies Develop a deeper connection with your own sense of touch Grow your adjustment…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

info session

Info Session Dec 9

December 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
FREE

Interested in becoming a yoga teacher and looking for a deeper learning of yoga? Join our next Yoga Teacher Training Info Session! Info sessions give you the opportunity to connect with inspiring yogis within the Yoga Garden community such as teacher training faculty, alumni, and future teachers. Learn more about Yoga Garden SF’s 200-hour basic teacher training program and get a sense of what you will learn and experience during your training. Get advice from our yogi advisor about schedule,…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

info session

Info Session Dec 10

December 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

Interested in becoming a yoga teacher and looking for a deeper learning of yoga? Join our next Yoga Teacher Training Info Session! Info sessions give you the opportunity to connect with inspiring yogis within the Yoga Garden community such as teacher training faculty, alumni, and future teachers. Learn more about Yoga Garden SF’s 200-hour basic teacher training program and get a sense of what you will learn and experience during your training. Get advice from our yogi advisor about schedule,…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Origins & Heart of Namaskar (Sun Salutations)

December 15 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$100 - $120

with Michelle Nayeli Bouvier Understand the roots and evolution of Namaskara, or what we know as Sun Salutations. Did you know there are many types of Namaskars? Not only do we have Surya A & B, but also classical versions that arose from prostration practice as part of the Tantrik Daily Ritual. Learn the history of Sun Salutations, Chandra (moon) Namaskar, both solar & lunar (activating and rejuvenating) variations from both historical roots and evolutionary vinyasa practice. Come away with options…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Self-Care For the Holidays

December 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$55 - $65

With Sachi Doctor For many, the holidays are filled with family time, meaningful spiritual rituals, travel adventures, and end-of-the-year projects  — as well as the related stress, overeating, jam-packed scheduling and persistent coughs & colds. Though there's no miracle cure for holiday chaos, learning specific self-care practices can provide energy, nourishment, and equanimity needed to stay well this time of year. In this workshop students will create a personalized holiday “tool-kit” and gain a better understanding of: The relationship between…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Yoga

Free Introduction to Yoga

December 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

with Meredith Holt This class is for students who have never taken a yoga class before, or who are interested in learning about how we teach yoga at YGSF. If you feel too stiff or tight to join a regular class, this is place to start! Advanced registration is required, because we keep our classes small so as to provide new students with individual attention. We provide all the props you’ll need. Just bring your yoga mat (or $2 to rent…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Postnatal

Postnatal Teacher Training December 2018

December 21 - December 23
$590 - $660

Training led by Alexandra Rossi In the YGSF Postnatal Teacher Training, you will learn how to be a resource to your students as they transition into motherhood. Many new mothers turn to yoga as a powerful foundation for optimizing their health and the health of their baby. They rely on knowledgeable teachers to inform their practice and support them through this period of growth. This course focuses on yoga asana and pranayama from birth through the first year. In this…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Yoga

Free Introduction to Yoga

December 23 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

with Meredith Holt This class is for students who have never taken a yoga class before, or who are interested in learning about how we teach yoga at YGSF. If you feel too stiff or tight to join a regular class, this is place to start! Advanced registration is required, because we keep our classes small so as to provide new students with individual attention. We provide all the props you’ll need. Just bring your yoga mat (or $2 to rent…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Costa Rica

Inner Sol Activation: Retreat to Costa Rica

December 29, 2018 - January 9, 2019
$2572 - $3472

Sonya Genel and Arasa Maram Begin the New Year with a transformational journey to Costa Rica! Come practice yoga, meditation, movement, music, and ritual. Meet great people, discover wild places, eat incredible food, reclaim your connection with the Earth, and ignite your inner soul fire. We can’t wait to meet you! Early Bird special: Get $200 OFF the full price + 45min complimentary massage by registering before Sep. 29, 2018. (Full price: $2772 double/shared, and $3472 single occupancy) What will we be doing on…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

January 2019

Dynamic Movement

Dynamic Movement

January 5, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$40 - $45

With Michelle Bouvier Explore mindful movement off the mat through space to enhance your primal instincts. In this session, you will explore practice patterns that are seldom found in ‘traditional’ yoga practice, yet are vital to moving well in the world. This program provides a bridge between yoga asana and functional movement patterns to provide you with confidence, strength, resilience & ease in a life that is in constant motion. Learning objectives include: primal movement patterns bodyweight training the treasures…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

meditation

Mindful Yoga – Movement and Meditation

January 5, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$35 - $45

with Alexandra Rossi Learn observation techniques to stay grounded when you practice yoga.  This workshop will establish a foundation for a mindfulness-oriented yoga practice and seated meditation. Alexandra will guide you to sync your breath, body and mind to tap into a deeply meditative practice. While consciously moving through a series of gentle hatha yoga poses, she will encourage being aware of various inner dialogues that can arise during practice. Each movement will hold a deeper purpose, from discovering where…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

movement medicine

Movement Medicine

January 5, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
$45 - $50

With Michelle Bouvier Yoga practice heightens connection to our instinctual body, and brings an ease to flowing with life. In this session, students will examine the patterns of Nature within the body and use them as guidance for movement practice pathways. Areas of focus involve concepts from movement science and somatics in application to joint health, proprioception and caring for our nervous system. Move with the patterns of pulsation and spiraling curves which underlie our physical form and pathways of…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Teacher Training

200-HR YOGA TEACHER TRAINING JAN 2019 PART-TIME

January 6, 2019 - March 30, 2019
$3150

Our 12-week 200-Hr Teacher Training extended series is designed for those students who would like to complete our in-depth program without disrupting their work, school or personal schedule. The extended format allows for a process of deep transformation in a supportive community over the course of 3 months. This format is a great option for those students simply wishing to deepen their practice as the 12-week program provides a structured, academic approach to yoga study, elevating it above the casual…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

core philosophy

300-Hr Core Philosophy January 2019 Part-time

January 12, 2019 - March 31, 2019
$945 - $1095

Bhagavad Gita, Non-Dualism, Cidananda – the Bliss of Awareness through Discovery, Creation and Co-Creation This 300-Hour Core Philosophy module will focus on the Bhagavad Gita, the best known of all the philosophical texts from the Indian Subcontinent and a timeless and relevant read for Yogis past and present. We will experience how placing yogic ideas into socio-cultural context can create clarity and reduce the dogma surrounding them. In this training, you will learn to trust your Heart-Mind as your understanding…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Bakasana

BREAK IT DOWN: BAKASANA

January 12, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$35 - $45

With Max Kopeikin! Let’s fly! Join Max for an in-depth exploration of Bakasana (Crow/Crane Pose). In this workshop, you will learn the foundations of Crow Pose and the steps needed to take flight. With Max, you will build a solid understanding of the pose from an alignment-centered perspective. Max will offer a sequence that is both dynamic and vigorous. This workshop will focus on intermediate and advanced variations of Bakasana, including how to straighten the arms and practice dynamic (jumping) transitions. This…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Teaching Yoga for Beginners

Tools for Teaching Yoga to Beginners

January 20, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
$60 - $70

With Stacey Swan In this workshop students will build effective teaching skills and study tailored sequencing for beginners and students brand new to yoga. The topics will include: • Creating a welcoming and safe environment • Breaking down sun salutations • Sequencing a well-rounded practice • Modifications and working with props • Teaching Ujjayi and other simple but effective breathing techniques • Sharpening observation skills • Simple focusing and mindfulness techniques This course provides 3 Elective Contact Hours for YGSF's…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

New Year Sachi

New Year New You!

January 27, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$55 - $65

January Jumpstart: New Year, New You with Sachi Doctor Start the New Year off right by gaining the knowledge needed to create the balance and harmony you seek. Together we will explore Ayurvedic practices to help align your daily habits with your unique nature and create rituals that help you find ease within the day-to-day. We will delve into a few simple but profound Ayurvedic techniques that support work-life balance, stress relief, and improved self-care.  In learning about these tools…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

YOGA TEACHER TRAINING

200-HR YOGA TEACHER TRAINING FEB 2019 FULL-TIME

January 29, 2019 - February 24, 2019
$3150

Our 1-month immersion Yoga Teacher Training is designed for students to complete our in-depth program in the shortest period possible.  For students wishing to deepen their practice the one month immersion provides an excellent ”urban retreat” experience in the heart of San Francisco. This Yoga Teacher Training is designed to transform your life and support your personal growth. Physical practice, yogic philosophy, meditation and pranayama exercises, embodied anatomy, as well as the cultivation of leadership and teaching skills give you…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

February 2019

energetics

300-HR CORE ENERGETICS SPRING 2019 PART-TIME

February 1, 2019 - April 21, 2019
$1095

Core Energetics: Prana Vayus, Doshas, Gunas At its heart, yoga is a process of transformation. But for transformation to occur, we need to develop a deep understanding of who we are on every level, and which tools and practices will help us evolve. In this course, you will: Examine yourself from a physical, mental, and energetic perspective, and learn the upaya (effective means) to move toward higher levels of health and conscious awareness. Immerse in daily asana, pranayama and meditation…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Pranayama: Breathing for Transformation

February 2, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$65 - $75

with Stacey Swan Pranayama is a powerful tool for emotional and physical relief with many applications for everyday life. In this workshop you will focus on breathing techniques to soothe your nervous system and common physical discomforts, as well as, learn methods for activation and creating balance. You will learn traditional yoga breathing techniques of samavrtti and visamavrtti pranayama and examine the relationship of pranayamto both meditation and the prana vayus. This workshop is perfect for teachers who are looking to enhance their offerings and expand…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

wall ropes

Come Hang: Intro to Wall Ropes

February 23, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$45 - $60

with Max Kopeikin! During this gentle yoga practice you will be introduced to basic yoga postures using wall ropes, or yoga kurunta. Wall ropes allow for safety, adding traction to many poses, and support for effortless inversions. This workshop is appropriate to all levels, including absolute beginners. This course provides 3 Elective Contact Hours for YGSF’s 300 Hour Program . Tuition is $60, or $45 if you enroll on or before 2/10. YGSF Members receive 10% off the…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

ayurveda

Ayurveda & Asana: Understand Your Dosha to Transform Your Practice & Your Health

February 24, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$50 - $60

with Sachi Doctor  Ayurveda is a 5,000-year-old system of natural healing rooted in the ancient Vedic culture of India. Ayurveda is the sister science to yoga, literally meaning “the science of life” (Ayur = life, Veda = science or knowledge).  Together Yoga and Ayurveda work toward helping a person achieve health, happiness and longevity. According to both practices, such health is achieved by harmonizing our unique body, mind and spirit composition with the changing cycles of nature. In this workshop…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

March 2019

prenatal

Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training – Spring 2019

March 1, 2019 - March 10, 2019
$1295 - $1495

With Alexandra Rossi Yoga Garden SF (YGSF) is a leading national center for prenatal yoga teacher training, with graduates successfully teaching throughout the U.S., Asia and Europe. Our program is one of few who offer Yoga Alliance registration as a Prenatal Yoga School (the only nationally-recognized standard for prenatal yoga teacher training), giving our graduates an assurance of quality and a unique advantage to become a Yoga Alliance® Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher (RPYT®) In the YGSF Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training,…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Pelvic floor workshop

Pelvic Floor Workshop: Demystifying “Down There”

March 4, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$90 - $100

with Leslie Howard A healthy pelvic floor is more than doing Kegels. Proper work of strengthening and stabilizing the pelvic floor helps to create the correct foundation of each movement in the body. It is a basic tool to avoid loss of energy from this important area. A strong pelvic floor helps keep the pelvic and abdominal organs healthy as we age. Come find out specific details of what mula bandha is and is not. The female pelvis and the pelvic muscles…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Restorative

Restorative Yoga Teacher Training: Fundamentals

March 22, 2019 - March 24, 2019
$445 - $495

With Alexandra Rossi Restorative Yoga is a gentle yoga practice designed to create deep relaxation and calm the nervous system, supporting overall health in the body. This form of yoga is a regenerative healing tool that reduces stress through the use of supported yoga postures, breathing and meditative techniques. ----- RESTORATIVE YOGA FUNDAMENTALS CURRICULUM During this 25-Hour intensive, learn the foundations of how to teach a restorative yoga practice. Through direct experience, practice teaching, and feedback, you leave with the…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Back Bending

Heart Activation: A Back Bending Workshop

March 23, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
$45 - $50

With Sonya Genel In this workshop, you will approach backbends from both a physical and spiritual perspective. You will explore the proper warm-up, anatomy, and alignment techniques for back bending that enable yogis to access these asanas in a new and invigorating way. In addition, you will travel deep into your energetic heart space to expand your capacity for positive energy, unconditional love, spiritual connection, and unlimited joy. You will learn about the spiritual heart center, “Hridaya", and it’s power…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

April 2019

Core Synthesis

300-HR Core Synthesis April 2019 Part-Time

April 6, 2019 - June 2, 2019
$945 - $1095

With Katrin Kuttner Core Synthesis: Advanced Teaching Application Have you also learned that secret from the river; that there is no such thing as time? That the river is everywhere at the same time, at the source and at the mouth, at the waterfall, at the ferry, at the current, in the ocean and in the mountains, everywhere and that the present only exists for it, not the shadow of the past nor the shadow of the future." Hermann Hesse,…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Beyond Asana

Yoga Beyond Asana: Mantra, Mudra and More!

April 6, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$65 - $75

with Sonya Genel The magic of Yoga lies within the integration of practices: asana, pranayama, mantra, mudra, meditation and more. When life feels stuck or stagnant, yoga can help break through resistance, heal unresolved wounds, and open up pathways for creative energy to flow beyond just the physical practice. In this workshop you will cover key yogic practices, discover how to effectively combine them, and understand how to integrate them into a home practice. Key objectives include: Asana - Physical postures…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Teacher Training

200-Hr Yoga Teacher Training April 2019 Part-Time

April 7, 2019 - June 29, 2019
$3150

Our 12-week extended series is designed for those students who would like to complete our in-depth Yoga Teacher Training program without disrupting their work, school or personal schedule. The extended format allows for a process of deep transformation in a supportive community over the course of 3 months. This Yoga Teacher Training format is a great option for those students simply wishing to deepen their practice as the 12-week program provides a structured, academic approach to yoga study, elevating it above…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Postnatal

Postnatal Teacher Training

April 13, 2019 - April 17, 2019
$590 - $660

With Alexandra Rossi In the YGSF Postnatal Teacher Training, you will learn how to be a resource to your students as they transition into motherhood. Many new mothers turn to yoga as a powerful foundation for optimizing their health and the health of their baby. They rely on knowledgeable teachers to inform their practice and support them through this period of growth. This course focuses on yoga asana and pranayama from birth through the first year. In this training, you…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Teens® Teacher Training

Garden Teens® Teacher Training Spring 2019

April 23, 2019 - April 27, 2019
$790 - $890

Lighting the torch of mindfulness in the hearts of youth through yoga and meditation is one of the most powerful and empowering ways to shape our world. Yoga Garden Teens® is for parents, yoga teachers, school teachers, educators or those working with youth 12 to 18 years old. Participants acquire the tools to help teens deepen self-awareness and well-being through yoga and mindfulness. Participants explore a personal meditation practice while in training to develop the ability to authentically share mindfulness…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Hip opening

Unfolding the Lotus: A Hip Opening Workshop

April 27, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$45 - $50

With Sonya Genel The stress and activity of everyday life are often found lodged in the tightness and discomfort of our hips. This workshop will delve deeply into opening the legs and the whole lower body. Much like a lotus flower, the hips cannot be forced or cracked open. But given the right set of circumstances and a patient approach, the hips will release like a blooming lotus flower! Negative emotions can get stored in our tight places, the conscious…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Yoga Teacher Training

200-Hr Yoga Teacher Training May 2019 Full-Time

April 30, 2019 - May 26, 2019
$3150

Our 1-month Yoga Teacher Training immersion is designed for students to complete our in-depth program in the shortest period possible.  For students wishing to deepen their practice the one month immersion provides an excellent ”urban retreat” experience in the heart of San Francisco. This Yoga Teacher Training program is designed to transform your life and support your personal growth. Physical practice, yogic philosophy, meditation and pranayama exercises, embodied anatomy, as well as the cultivation of leadership and teaching skills give you a…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

May 2019

Yoga Sculpt

Yoga Sculpt Teacher Training

May 18, 2019 - May 20, 2019
$400 - $500

with Lisa William REQUIRED BOOK: Strength Training Anatomy 3rd Edition by Frederic Delavier WHAT IS YOGA SCULPT?  Yoga Sculpt is a unique combination of Vinyasa Yoga and strength training. It is a challenging class designed for any student looking to strengthen their current yoga practice and fitness abilities by building endurance and body awareness through the use of free weights, isometrics, cardio, functional movement, and core focus. YOGA SCULPT TEACHER TRAINING CURRICULUM  During this 25-Hour intensive, develop a deeper understanding of challenging…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Yoga & Aromatherapy

May 25, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$120 - $130

With Katrin Kuttner Fuel your body, heart and mind with the nurturing energy of magical scents. Aromatherapy and Yoga are not only stimulating, and calming, both have an affect on the physical body. In this workshop with certified yoga therapist and teacher trainer, Katrin Kuttner, practitioners will learn how to apply oils and yoga asana for a wide range of ailments, and will craft oil blends to take home. Discussion Topics: - essential oils for meditation and spirituality - mists,…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

June 2019

meditation

Mindful Yoga – Movement and Meditation

June 2, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$35 - $45

Learn observation techniques to stay grounded when practicing yoga, with Alexandra Rossi This workshop will establish a foundation for a mindfulness-oriented yoga practice and seated meditation. Alexandra will guide students to sync breath, body and mind to tap into a deeply meditative practice. While consciously moving through a series of gentle Hatha yoga poses, she will encourage awareness of various inner dialogues that can arise during practice. Each movement will hold a deeper purpose, from discovering where tension is held in…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Chakra Balancing Yoga and Meditation

June 7, 2019 - June 9, 2019
$325 - $345

With Alexandra Rossi In this workshop you will: transform your relationship with yourself by understanding why you are attracted to specific colors, places, gemstones, poses, scents and how to use them to heal and re-parent yourself distinguish which chakras are “blocked” for you and why. discover the physical & emotional dysfunctions of each chakra and how to open/treat a “blocked” chakra begin to understand your energetic patterns by exploring each chakra as it relates to your own personal history explore…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

trauma-Informed

Trauma-Informed Immersion

June 11, 2019 - June 16, 2019
$915

The Trauma-Informed Immersion is a comprehensive 50-Hour certificate program that encompasses tools and modifications for healing and empowerment through the practice of yoga. This training is ideal for yoga teachers, social workers, healers, coaches, and those working with communities and settings where trauma is present (i.e. yoga classes, juvenile detention centers, prisons, women’s shelters, and more). Topics will include: Professional ethics and boundaries Symptoms of trauma How to craft classes that are safer and more welcoming for everyone The nervous…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

GARDEN KIDS® TEACHER TRAINING SUMMER 2019

June 21, 2019 - June 25, 2019
$890 - $990

With Alexadra Rossi Lighting the torch of mindfulness in the hearts of youth through yoga and meditation is one of the most powerful and empowering ways to shape our world. Yoga Garden Kids® is for parents, yoga teachers, school teachers, educators or those working with children 4 to 12 years old. Participants acquire the tools to help children deepen self-awareness and well-being through yoga and mindfulness. Participants explore a personal meditation practice while in training to develop the ability to…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Teens® Teacher Training

Garden Teens® Teacher Training

June 26, 2019 - June 30, 2019
$790 - $890

With Alexandra Rossi Lighting the torch of mindfulness in the hearts of youth through yoga and meditation is one of the most powerful and empowering ways to shape our world. Yoga Garden Teens® Teacher Training is for parents, yoga teachers, school teachers, educators or those working with youth 12 to 18 years old. Participants acquire the tools to help teens deepen self-awareness and well-being through yoga and mindfulness. Participants explore a personal meditation practice while in training to develop the…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

July 2019

Yoga Teacher Training

200-HR Yoga Teacher Training July 2019 Full-Time

July 2, 2019 - July 28, 2019
$3150

Our 1-month Yoga Teacher Training program immersion is designed for students to complete our in-depth program in the shortest period possible.  For students wishing to deepen their practice the one month immersion provides an excellent ”urban retreat” experience in the heart of San Francisco. This Yoga Teacher Training program is designed to transform your life and support your personal growth. Physical practice, yogic philosophy, meditation, pranayama exercises, and embodied anatomy, as well as the cultivation of leadership and teaching skills…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

energetics

300-Hr Core Energetics July 2019 Part-Time

July 6, 2019 - September 8, 2019
$945 - $1095

With Sonya Genel Core Energetics: Prana Vayus, Doshas, Gunas At its heart, yoga is a process of transformation. But for transformation to occur, we need to develop a deep understanding of who we are on every level, and which tools and practices will help us evolve. In this course, you will: Examine yourself from a physical, mental, and energetic perspective, and learn the upaya (effective means) to move toward higher levels of health and conscious awareness. Immerse in daily asana,…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

core philosophy

300-Hour Core Philosophy Summer 2019 Part-Time

July 13, 2019 - September 15, 2019
$945 - $1095

Bhagavad Gita, Non-Dualism, Cidananda – the Bliss of Awareness through Discovery, Creation and Co-Creation This 300-Hour Core Philosophy module will focus on the Bhagavad Gita, the best known of all the philosophical texts from the Indian Subcontinent and a timeless and relevant read for Yogis past and present. We will experience how placing yogic ideas into socio-cultural context can create clarity and reduce the dogma surrounding them. In this training, you will learn to trust your Heart-Mind as your understanding…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

August 2019

Restorative

Restorative Yoga Teacher Training: Fundamentals

August 4, 2019 - August 6, 2019
$445 - $495

With Alexandra Rossi Restorative Yoga is a gentle yoga practice designed to create deep relaxation and calm the nervous system, supporting overall health in the body. This form of yoga is a regenerative healing tool that reduces stress through the use of supported yoga postures, breathing and meditative techniques. ----- RESTORATIVE YOGA FUNDAMENTALS CURRICULUM During this 25-Hour intensive, learn the foundations of how to teach a restorative yoga practice. Through direct experience, practice teaching, and feedback, you leave with the…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

energetics

300-Hr Core Energetics August 2019 Full-Time

August 6, 2019 - August 11, 2019
$945 - $1095

With Sonya Genel Core Energetics: Prana Vayus, Doshas, Gunas At its heart, yoga is a process of transformation. But for transformation to occur, we need to develop a deep understanding of who we are on every level, and which tools and practices will help us evolve. In this course, you will: Examine yourself from a physical, mental, and energetic perspective, and learn the upaya (effective means) to move toward higher levels of health and conscious awareness. Immerse in daily asana,…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Restorative

Restorative Yoga Teacher Training: Sequencing

August 6, 2019 - August 8, 2019
$445 - $495

With Alexandra Rossi  Restorative Yoga is a gentle yoga practice designed to create deep relaxation and calm the nervous system, supporting overall health in the body. This form of yoga is a regenerative healing tool that reduces stress through the use of supported yoga postures, breathing and meditative techniques. RESTORATIVE YOGA SEQUENCING CURRICULUM During this 25-Hour intensive, go deeper into restorative yoga practice and learn structured tools to create and teach customized sequencing specific to student needs. You will receive a…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

core philosophy

300-HR CORE PHILOSOPHY AUGUST 2019 FULL-TIME

August 13, 2019 - August 18, 2019
$945 - $1095

With Karen Macklin Bhagavad Gita, Non-Dualism, Cidananda – the Bliss of Awareness through Discovery, Creation and Co-Creation This 300-Hour Core Philosophy module will focus on the Bhagavad Gita, the best known of all the philosophical texts from the Indian Subcontinent and a timeless and relevant read for Yogis past and present. We will experience how placing yogic ideas into socio-cultural context can create clarity and reduce the dogma surrounding them. In this training, you will learn to trust your Heart-Mind…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Core Synthesis

300-Hr Core Synthesis August 2019 Full-Time

August 20, 2019 - August 25, 2019
$945 - $1095

With Stacey Swan Schedule Tuesday-Friday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Saturday & Sunday 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM About this module This 50-hr module will take a vini-yoga approach towards: practice, sequencing, pranayama, and meditation * practice and learn how to teach pranayama using: ratios, nyasam, and asana * practice and learn how to teach various pranayama techniques: sitali, anuloma ujjayi, samavrtti * explore the last three limbs of astanga yoga: dharana, dhyanam, and samadhi as they apply to meditation…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Wisdom

LISTENING IN: THE WISDOM OF THE BODY

August 25, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$65

With Sachi Doctor In a world of information overload is it easy to become reliant on external information to tell us how we should feel, what we should eat, and so on. Yet each of us has an inner guide that we can learn to trust steer us in the direction most aligned with who we are. This inner wisdom is the knowledge that comes from quieting the mind, setting aside the ego, setting aside one’s ideas of how things…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

September 2019

Yoga Teacher Training

200-Hr Yoga Teacher Training Sept 2019 Part-Time

September 8, 2019 - December 8, 2019
$3150

Our 12-week extended series is designed for those students who would like to complete our in-depth Yoga Teacher Training program without disrupting their work, school or personal schedule. The extended format allows for a process of deep transformation in a supportive community over the course of 3 months. This format is a great option for those students simply wishing to deepen their practice as the 12-week program provides a structured, academic approach to yoga study, elevating it above the casual…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Core Synthesis

300-Hr Core Synthesis Fall 2019 Part-Time

September 21, 2019 - November 17, 2019
$945 - $1095

With Katrin Kuttner Core Synthesis: Advanced Teaching Application “Have you also learned that secret from the river; that there is no such thing as time? That the river is everywhere at the same time, at the source and at the mouth, at the waterfall, at the ferry, at the current, in the ocean and in the mountains, everywhere and that the present only exists for it, not the shadow of the past nor the shadow of the future.” —Hermann Hesse,…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

kids Yoga Teacher Training

Garden Kids® Teacher Training Fall 2019

September 25, 2019 - September 29, 2019
$890 - $990

With Alexandra Rossi Lighting the torch of mindfulness in the hearts of youth through yoga and meditation is one of the most powerful and empowering ways to shape our world. Yoga Garden Kids® is for parents, yoga teachers, school teachers, educators or those working with children 4 to 12 years old. Participants acquire the tools to help children deepen self-awareness and well-being through yoga and mindfulness. Participants explore a personal meditation practice while in training to develop the ability to…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

October 2019

Yoga Teacher Training

200-HR Yoga Teacher Training October 2019 Full-Time

October 2, 2019 - October 28, 2019
$3150

Our 1-month immersion is designed for students to complete our in-depth Yoga Teacher Training program in the shortest period possible.  For students wishing to deepen their practice the one month immersion provides an excellent ”urban retreat” experience in the heart of San Francisco. Our Yoga Teacher Training program is designed to transform your life and support your personal growth. Physical practice, yogic philosophy, meditation and pranayama exercises, embodied anatomy, as well as the cultivation of leadership and teaching skills give…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

November 2019

Free prenatal

Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training – Fall 2019

November 1, 2019 - November 10, 2019
$1295 - $1495

With Alexandra Rossi Yoga Garden SF (YGSF) is a leading national center for prenatal yoga teacher training, with graduates successfully teaching throughout the U.S., Asia and Europe. Our program is one of few who offer Yoga Alliance registration as a Prenatal Yoga School (the only nationally-recognized standard for prenatal yoga teacher training), giving our graduates an assurance of quality and a unique advantage to become a Yoga Alliance® Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher (RPYT®) In the YGSF Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training,…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

pelvic Floor workshop

Pelvic Floor Workshop: Demystifying “Down There”

November 4, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$90 - $100

with Leslie Howard A healthy pelvic floor is more than doing Kegels. Proper work of strengthening and stabilizing the pelvic floor helps to create the correct foundation of each movement in the body. It is a basic tool to avoid loss of energy from this important area. A strong pelvic floor helps keep the pelvic and abdominal organs healthy as we age. Come find out specific details of what mula bandha is and is not. The female pelvis and the pelvic muscles…

Yoga Garden SF, 286 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

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