Welcome

Since its founding in 1978 by Donald Moyer, The Yoga Room has made yoga available to people of all ages and abilities. As a multi-generational community, we are concerned with encouraging proper alignment in the poses and helping students maintain a balance between strength and flexibility. With our emphasis on personalized practice, we offer alternatives for almost anyone — from children and the elderly, to those dealing with health issues and disabilities, to those who want a truly deep and challenging experience.

Welcome

Since its founding in 1978 by Donald Moyer, The Yoga Room has made yoga available to people of all ages and abilities. As a multi-generational community, we are concerned with encouraging proper alignment in the poses and helping students maintain a balance between strength and flexibility. With our emphasis on personalized practice, we offer alternatives for almost anyone — from children and the elderly, to those dealing with health issues and disabilities, to those who want a truly deep and challenging experience.

Inspiration from India

In a series of workshops this fall, Michael Lucey will share insights and inspiration from a month spent studying at the Ramanani Iyengar Institute in Pune, India. RIMYI was founded by B.K.S. Iyengar and is currently directed by Geeta Iyengar and Prashant Iyengar, his children. All the workshops will explore the relationships between an asana practice and the other limbs of …

Thanksgiving Intensive

Join us for a three-day Thanksgiving Yoga Intensive with Mary Lou Weprin. Mornings will be devoted to more dynamic asanas, such as standing poses and backbends, while the afternoons will be devoted to inversions, forward bends, and restoratives. This workshop is for Level 2–4 and Level 3–5 students. Friday & Saturday, November 23rd–24th, 10am–12pm & 2pm–4pm Sunday, November 25th, 10am–1pm …

Teacher Feature: Shannon Knorr

Shannon Knorr has been teaching rehabilitative Pilates for 17 years and is the owner of Embody Pilates Studio in Oakland. She is a graduate of the Advanced Studies Program of The Yoga Room and holds a degree in Dance/Movement Therapy. She has extensive knowledge of the body, its anatomy and the workings of the inner body. She teaches people that …