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.

Working from Within

In this workshop with Shannon Knorr, we will explore alignment from the inside out – primarily working with the deep psoas, kidneys, kidney meridian, and diaphragm. We will explore how all of the above connect and influence how we hold ourselves. Using breathing awareness, yoga asana, Pilates, and writing we will delve deep into our inner bodies to find more …

Teaching Yoga to Seniors

Herta and Deidre will present distinctive aspects of teaching Yoga to seniors, such as aims, atmosphere, cautions, pacing, exercise tolerance, adaptations, and use of props. The book they recommend is Back Care Basics by Mary Pullig Schatz, MD. If you want a copy, please call Herta at 510-845-8724. This seminar is for teachers and those currently enrolled in the Advanced …

Teacher Feature: Bridget Frederick

Bridget Frederick’s classes aim to make yoga accessible to anyone who is interested in finding the relief, strength or stillness that yoga can offer – to focus inside and let go of the noise that happens all around us. With a strong focus on anatomy, balance and core strength, there’s always a new direction and challenge for her students to …