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

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September 2019

Yoga Teacher Training

200-Hr Yoga Teacher Training (Part-Time) – Sept. 2019

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 (Part-Time) – Fall 2019

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

November 2019

FREE YOGA CLINIC

November 17, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
FREE

With Katrin Kuttner Join Katrin Kuttner teacher 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…

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

Yoga

Free Yoga Class (For Beginners)

November 18, 2019 @ 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

“Hang On” Intermediate Wall Ropes – 2019

November 22, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
$60

with Max Kopeikin This alignment-based wall ropes practice will be athletic and dynamic. We will use the ropes and other props to help us access intermediate poses, difficult actions and precise alignment. The ropes provide safer ways to explore the edges of your practice. Recommended for students who have taken "Come Hang!" Beginner Wall Ropes or those who have some experience with the ropes in class. Sign up by 11/18 to receive $15 off. This course provides 2 Elective Contact…

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

Retreat for the Brokenhearted – 2019

November 22, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$55

with Meredith Holt & Dr. Jennifer Christian This 2 hour workshop will teach and explore how to welcome the experience of a broken heart and is intended for anyone who has ever experienced loss. Holistic psychologist Dr. Jennifer Christian and Yoga Garden SF teacher Meredith Holt will lead a series of techniques, tools, and yoga poses to release stagnant energy in the body and facilitate emotional healing. This workshop will hold space for the confused, disoriented, and fragile parts of…

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

Wall Ropes Teacher Training – 2019

November 23, 2019 - November 24, 2019
$180

With Max Kopeikin This alignment-based wall ropes practice will be athletic and dynamic. We will use the ropes and other props to help us access intermediate poses, difficult actions and precise alignment. The ropes provide safer ways to explore the edges of your practice. This portion is a teacher training for yoga teachers looking to add yoga poses using the wall ropes, or yoga kurunta, to their teaching repertoire. Alignment and sequencing of beginner poses will be covered. Through practice…

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

Yoga

Free Yoga Class (For Beginners)

November 24, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
FREE

with Alyssa Bird 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

December 2019

Free Yoga Class (For Beginners)

December 2, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

with Christie Pitko 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

Restore & Reignite 2019

December 6, 2019 @ 7:45 pm - 9:15 pm
$35

with Emma Davis + Ally Subrahmanyam A deeply relaxing and immersive restorative yoga experience to awaken your senses while slowing it all down. Through the creative use of traditional props such as blankets, bolsters and blocks, combined with comfortable YDM headphones playing soft meditative music, eye pillows, essential oils and healing assists, this workshop is designed to guide you on a beautiful inward journey. Come enjoy a night off to slow it all down and remember the magic of being…

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

Art of Adjusting: Module 2 – 2019

December 7, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$115

with Karen Macklin   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 toolbox,…

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

Holiday Party – 2019

December 7, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
FREE

Join us for an evening of reflection, intention-setting, and celebration! Enjoy: Live music by Yoga Garden SF student Al Hertz Paintings and beaded earrings by Yoga Garden SF student Sarah Kaplan Food and drinks Community! December 7th, 6:30-9:00 pm

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

Yoga

Free Yoga Class (For Beginners)

December 8, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
FREE

with Alyssa Bird 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

info session

OPEN HOUSE: YOGA SCHOOL EDITION

December 9, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
FREE

with Christie Pitko Curious about teacher training? Come take an advanced master class with lead teacher Christie Pitko and get a taste for what our programs and curriculum is all about. Stay to meet & mingle with Garden Grads and enjoy kombucha and sweet treats.

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

Ayurvedic Training – 2019

December 12, 2019 - December 15, 2019
$485 – $585

With Sachi Doctor Take part in an in-depth immersion into Ayurveda, the sister science of yoga. 5,000 years after its inception, this holistic health system is as relevant today as it was for the ancient yogis: It is in its essence a handbook for navigating the ebbs & flow of our individual mind-body health and wellbeing. Translating to the "science of life" or "knowledge of longevity", this approach emphasizes alignment with the universe—with nature’s cyclical rhythms—in order to enjoy optimal…

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

Origins & Heart of Namaskar (Sun Salutations)

December 14, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 5:30 pm
$125

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…

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

Self-Care for the Holidays – 2019

December 15, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$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…

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

Yoga

Free Yoga Class (For Beginners)

December 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

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 one). Wear…

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

Peace, Love, Yoga

December 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$35 – $40

with Karen Macklin This annual winter holiday class on Christmas Day will focus on grounding the mind, stoking the digestive fire, and staying connected to your heart and highest self, today and throughout the season. We’ll close with a meditation on compassion and some sweet treats! Tickets: $35 (early-bird registration ends December 20th), $40 December 21 - event date YGSF Members receive 10% off the regular price of this workshop. Alumni receive 15% off the regular price of this workshop.…

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

Yoga

Free Yoga Class (For Beginners)

December 30, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

with Christie Pitko 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

January 2020

Burning Bowl: Vinyasa + Vision Setting – 2020

January 1, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$60

With Liz Andolong In many histories, cultures, and traditions, the number 108 has been long considered a sacred number, especially within the Hindu and yoga communities. There are 108 prayer beads strung in a mala, 108 pressure points in the body, the distance from the Earth to the Sun is approximately 108 times the diameter of the Sun, Buddhist temples in Japan chime bells 108 times to signify the ending of the old year and ringing in the new. With…

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

Dynamic Movement

Dynamic Movement

January 4, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$45.00

with Michelle Nayeli Bouvier Movement Medicine: Primal Patterns Explore mindful movement through space, off the mat, and towards your primal instincts. In this all-levels workshop, students will explore movement patterns that are seldom found in ‘traditional’ yoga practice, yet are vital to moving well in the world. This workshop provides a bridge between classical yoga asana and functional movement patterns that cultivate confidence, strength, coordination, resilience & ease within a life that’s always in motion. Leave your mat at home,…

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

movement medicine

Movement Medicine: Primal Patterns

January 4, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm
$50

with Michelle Nayeli Bouvier Explore mindful movement through space, off the mat, and towards your primal instincts. In this all-levels workshop, students will explore movement patterns that are seldom found in ‘traditional’ yoga practice, yet are vital to moving well in the world. This workshop provides a bridge between classical yoga asana and functional movement patterns that cultivate confidence, strength, coordination, resilience & ease within a life that’s always in motion. Leave your mat at home, and come ready to…

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

Yoga Teacher Training January Extended – 2020

January 5, 2020 - March 28, 2020
$2950 – $3150

Our 12-week 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 class experience.…

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

YGSF300 Core Philosophy (Part-time) – January 2020

January 11, 2020 - March 29, 2020
$945 – $1095

with Katrin Kuttner Bhagavad Gita, Non-Dualism, Cidananda – the Bliss of Awareness through Discovery, Creation and Co-Creation This 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

Break it Down: Bakasana 2020

January 11, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$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

Mindful Yoga – Movement and Meditation 2020

January 18, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$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…

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

Tools for Teaching Yoga to Beginners – 2020

January 19, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
$70

with Stacey Swan In this workshop students will build effective teaching skills and study tailored sequencing for students 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 300 Hour Program . For more about our 300 Hour…

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

Radical Self-Care for You & Your Students

January 24, 2020 - January 26, 2020
$250

With Alexandra Rossi Are you tired? Feel burnt out? Recovering from the holidays? Are you curious about teaching Yoga Nidra or Restorative yoga? Or do you want to learn slow energy-based practice for optimal health? This training is for you! Experience 3 days of deep restoration, reflection and intention using the profound practices of Inner Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Yoga Nidra. This training is open to teachers and students alike. You will explore the best methods to help students find calm…

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

“Come Hang!” Intro to Wall Ropes – 2020

January 25, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 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 . For more about our 300 Hour Teacher Training CLICK HERE. Tuition is $60, or $45 if you enroll on or before 1/11/2020…

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

Teacher Training

YGSF200 Yoga Teacher Training February Immersion 2020

January 28, 2020 - February 23, 2020
$2950 – $3150

Our 1-month 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 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 strong foundation in yoga…

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

February 2020

Pranayama: Breathing for Transformation – 2020

February 1, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$85

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

Embodied Anatomy: Fascia

February 1, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$120

with Michelle Nayeli Bouvier We human beings are collections of patterns at play~ those of energy and consciousness, as well as force and movement. These patterns persist or change based on our choices and habits, on all levels from the physical to the emotional… from the individual experience to the collective evolution of the yogic path. Our knowledge is always evolving, being updated and adapted as we understand more about yoga’s historical context, gain more scientific data and stay curious…

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

energetics

Core Energetics – Spring Part-Time – 2020

February 8, 2020 - April 19, 2020
$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…

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

Ayurveda 101: Understand Your Dosha to Transform Your Practice & Your Health – 2020

February 23, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$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). Yoga and Ayurveda work together to help 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 you…

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

Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training – Spring 2020

February 28, 2020 - March 8, 2020
$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

March 2020

Pelvic Floor Workshop: Demystifying “Down There” – 2020

March 2, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$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 Yoga Teacher Training: Fundamentals – 2020

March 20, 2020 - March 22, 2020
$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

Connecting To & Healing The Subtle Body – 2020

March 29, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$80

with Liz Andolong Do you feel like you are constantly on the go? Much like your electronic devices, your physical and subtle bodies also need time to turn off, recharge and reboot. In order to truly heal and feel grounded & energized, you must dive past the physical body and into the vast world of the subtle. In this workshop, you will learn different ways of connecting to and healing the subtle body including: breathwork restorative and yin yoga sound…

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

Yoga, Meditation, and Beach Retreat

March 30, 2020 - April 4, 2020
$1459

with Christie Pitko, E-RYT 500 Playa Grande, Costa Rica March 30th-April 4th, 2020 Includes: *6 days and 5 nights stay at RipJack Inn, a boutique hotel just steps from the Pacific Ocean. *Transportation to and from the Liberia airport *Freshly prepared breakfast, lunch, and dinner each day *Daily all levels yoga (mix of vinyasa flow and therapeutic styles) *Daily meditation with mindfulness and pranayama practices *Snorkel and Sunset Sail Adventure on the Pacific Ocean *Access to both hotel pools and hammocks…

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

April 2020

Art of adjusting Module 1 – 2020

April 4, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
$115

with Karen Macklin Standing poses, backbends, inversions 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 toolbox, and learn how to create your own…

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

Teacher Training

YGSF300 Core Synthesis (Part-Time) – April 2020

April 4, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - May 31, 2020 @ 8:30 pm
$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

YGSF200 Yoga Teacher Training April Extended 2020

April 5, 2020 - June 27, 2020
$2950 – $3150

Our 12-week 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 class experience.…

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

Ayurvedic Training – Spring 2020

April 9, 2020 - April 12, 2020
$485 – $585

with Sachi Doctor Take part in an in-depth immersion into Ayurveda, the sister science of yoga. 5,000 years after its inception, this holistic health system is as relevant today as it was for the ancient yogis: It is in its essence a handbook for navigating the ebbs & flow of our individual mind-body health and wellbeing. Translating to the "science of life" or "knowledge of longevity", this approach emphasizes alignment with the universe—with nature’s cyclical rhythms—in order to enjoy optimal health.…

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

Yoga Movement Medicine: Resilience & Sustainability

April 14, 2020 - April 15, 2020
$250

with Michelle Nayeli Bouvier We human beings are collections of patterns at play~ those of energy and consciousness, as well as force and movement. These patterns persist or change based on our choices and habits, on all levels from the physical to the emotional… from the individual experience to the collective evolution of the yogic path. Our knowledge is always evolving, being updated and adapted as we understand more about yoga’s historical context, gain more scientific data and stay curious…

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

Balance your Hormones with Ayurveda – Spring 2020

April 26, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$65

With Sachi Doctor Feeling tired? Overworked? Out of balance? Poor nutrition, stress, lack of exercise and various other lifestyle factors affect the body’s ability to maintain a delicate balance of hormones, eventually resulting in an imbalance that depletes mind & body. In this workshop you will learn how hormones respond to day-to-day habits and delve into simple diet tips and herbal recommendations, stress-management techniques, and natural relaxation tools to help you feel both rested and energetic at any age. Sachi…

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

Yoga Teacher Training

YGSF200 Yoga Teacher Training May Immersion 2020

April 28, 2020 - May 24, 2020
$2950 – $3150

Our 1-month 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 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 strong foundation in yoga…

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

May 2020

Heart of Meditation: Mindfulness, Evolution, & Liberation – 2020

May 2, 2020 - May 3, 2020
$200

with Karen Macklin At its heart, yoga is more than a physical practice; it is a practice of inner exploration, evolution and liberation. But to truly understand what this means, we must go beyond the physical postures and explore the subtler philosophical and spiritual tenants of this ancient tradition, while also investigating how these teachings relate to our modern lives. In this 2-day meditation workshop and mini-retreat, you'll learn: • the roots and history of meditation practices from both Yogic…

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

Yoga Sculpt Teacher Training – 2020

May 16, 2020 - May 18, 2020
$500

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 the…

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

Mindful Yoga – Movement and Meditation – 2020

May 31, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$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…

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

Free Yoga Clinic

May 31, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
FREE

With Katrin Kuttner Join Katrin Kuttner teacher 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…

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

June 2020

Chakra balancing Yoga and Meditation – 2020

June 5, 2020 - June 7, 2020
$345

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…

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

Trauma-Informed Teacher Training (Immersion) – 2020

June 9, 2020 - June 14, 2020

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…

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

Garden Kids® Teacher Training – 2020

June 19, 2020 - June 23, 2020
$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

Garden Teens® Teacher Training – 2020

June 24, 2020 - June 28, 2020
$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® 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…

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

Yoga & Aromatherapy – 2020

June 28, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$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

Teacher Training

YGSF200 Yoga Teacher Training (Immersion) – July 2020

June 30, 2020 - July 26, 2020
$2950 – $3150

Our 1-month 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 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 strong foundation in yoga…

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

July 2020

energetics

YGSF300 Core Energetics (Part-Time) – July 2020

July 4, 2020 - September 6, 2020
$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…

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

YGSF300 Core Philosophy (Extended) – 2020

July 11, 2020 - September 13, 2020
$945 – $1095

with Katrin Kuttner Bhagavad Gita, Non-Dualism, Cidananda – the Bliss of Awareness through Discovery, Creation and Co-Creation This 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 2020

energetics

YGSF300 Core Energetics (Full-Time) – August 2020

August 4, 2020 - August 9, 2020
$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…

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

Core Philosophy (Immersion) – August 2020

August 11, 2020 - August 16, 2020
$1095

with Brooke Corazón Bhagavad Gita, Non-Dualism, Cidananda – the Bliss of Awareness through Discovery, Creation and Co-Creation This 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

Core Synthesis

YGSF300 Core Synthesis (Immersion) – 2020

August 18, 2020 - August 23, 2020
$945 – $1095

with Stacey Swan Core Synthesis: Advanced Teaching Application This 50hr 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 * practice and learn object-based meditation techniques * advanced sequencing techniques: building towards…

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

Free Yoga Clinic

August 23, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
FREE

With Stacey Swan Join Katrin Kuttner teacher 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…

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

September 2020

Teacher Training

YGSF200 Yoga Teacher Training (Extended) – September 2020

September 6, 2020 - December 5, 2020
$2950 – $3150

Our 12-week 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 class experience.…

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

Core Synthesis

YGSF300 Core Synthesis (Part-Time) – Fall 2020

September 19, 2020 - November 15, 2020
$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

Restorative Yoga Teacher Training: Sequencing – 2020

September 25, 2020 - September 27, 2020
$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

Yoga Teacher Training

YGSF200 Yoga Teacher Training October Immersion 2020

September 29, 2020 - October 25, 2020
$2950 – $3150

Our 1-month 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 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 strong foundation in yoga…

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

October 2020

Ayurvedic Training Fall – 2020

October 8, 2020 - October 11, 2020
$485 – $585

With Sachi Doctor Take part in an in-depth immersion into Ayurveda, the sister science of yoga. 5,000 years after its inception, this holistic health system is as relevant today as it was for the ancient yogis: It is in its essence a handbook for navigating the ebbs & flow of our individual mind-body health and wellbeing. Translating to the "science of life" or "knowledge of longevity", this approach emphasizes alignment with the universe—with nature’s cyclical rhythms—in order to enjoy optimal…

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

Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training – Fall 2020

October 30, 2020 - November 8, 2020
$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

November 2020

Pelvic Floor Workshop: Demystifying “Down There” – 2020

November 2, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$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 Yoga Clinic

November 15, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
FREE

With Katrin Kuttner Join Katrin Kuttner teacher 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…

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

Wall Ropes Teacher Training – 2020

November 21, 2020 - November 22, 2020
$180

with Max Kopeikin This alignment-based wall ropes practice will be athletic and dynamic. We will use the ropes and other props to help us access intermediate poses, difficult actions and precise alignment. The ropes provide safer ways to explore the edges of your practice. This portion is a teacher training for yoga teachers looking to add yoga poses using the wall ropes, or yoga kurunta, to their teaching repertoire. Alignment and sequencing of beginner poses will be covered. Through practice…

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

December 2020

Art of Adjusting: Module 2 – 2020

December 5, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$115

with Karen Macklin 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 toolbox, and…

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

Self-Care For the Holidays – 2020

December 13, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$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

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