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.

Introduction to The Alexander Technique
with Don Tuttle & Mike McKenna

4 Wednesdays, 7:30–8:30pm | September 12–October 3
$70 for 4 classes

The Alexander Technique is an educational method that teaches how to consciously use ourselves more effectively in everyday and performance activity- to move in accord with our natural design. Posture and movement are improved and become characterized
by more ease, efficiency, freedom and enjoyment. Consequently, chronic tension and pain are often reduced or eliminated.

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Inspiration from India

with Michael Lucey Saturday, September 22, 2–5pm | $55 Saturday, October 20, 2–5pm | $55 Saturday, November 10, 2–5pm | $55 In a series of three workshops this fall, Michael 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 …

Our Exquisite Breathing: Anatomy, Oxygen, and Asana

with Ellen Mossman Saturday, October 13, 2–5pm | $55 Breathing is Amazing! There is no one “right way” to breathe. Breath changes from moment to moment as a result of body position, emotional state, and activity – to name just a few. It naturally accommodates to different conditions. How can we pay attention to our own breathing to discover what’s “right” …

Teacher Feature: Shannon Knorr

Shannon Knorr is a certified Pilates Rehabilitation teacher of 15 years and Yoga Room graduate of 2014. She is the owner of Embody Pilates Studio in Oakland and has been teaching therapeutic pilates with a focus on scoliosis for the past 15 years. She has completed the scoliosis specialization course with Suzanne Martin, and uses breath, pilates and PT exercises …