November 4, 2017 1pm – 3:30pm feldenkrais (c) opening the heart || Shara Ogin returns to lead an “Opening the Heart” workshop with gentle movement sequences to free up the area of the back and their integral connection to the rest of your body.


November 11 2017 1:00 – 3:30 pm Qi Gong || Dynamic Energy as Medicine with Nick Loffree Using meditative, invigorating, fluid, and spiraling movements that mirror the patterns of animals and nature, we put our bodies and minds in harmony with the greater current of life for health, healing, longevity, and inner realization. OPEN To all levels. $45


November 12 2017 10:30 – 1:00 pm Hip Hip Hooray with Kent Bond and Julianne Rice Come join Julianne and Kent and dedicate some time to work slowly and carefully through this very important area of the body. OPEN To all levels. $50


***Three More Classes!!!*** DECONSTRUCTING YOGA a five week series with Kent Bond Sundays 10:30 to 1pm
This workshop is appropriate for absolute beginners and practitioners who want to improve and deepen an existing or stalled practice.

Inform and empower. Build strength and flexibility. Kent encourages the development of a personal practice as an essential adjunct to group classes, privates and focused workshops which in time allows for your individual expression, enjoyment and advancement in yoga.

Drop in $55
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Our mission is to provide yoga instruction with an evolutionary approach.  As a unique and inclusive sanctuary we hold space for students at all levels of practice. Applying the ethics of yoga we are committed to service, community, and integrity.

Yoga Tune-Up Center South Bay

YTU is an integrated system derived from classical yoga and physical therapy rehabilitation techniques. Yoga Tune Up(R) will expand your flexibility and improve your strength.  Innovative sequencing regenerates and heals muscle tissues while toning and stretching.  This class is challenging but accessible to all levels. Yoga Tune Up(R) complements and supports your stronger yoga practice as well as other athletic routines.

We will post the upcoming in-depth workshops and trainings on the workshop area.  Refer also to the specialized articles posted below.

One on one guidance can be helpful for a variety of reasons. This can tune up or refine an existing practice.  It can jump start a new practice or any level of beginner.  A private class can address physical limitations due to injuries or stress.  Private instruction can take the form of mentoring and consultation for yoga teachers.

Check our blog for upcoming Yoga Tune Up(R) classes, or Contact Kent for more information or scheduling questions. Many of our instructors can also provide one on one instruction

Sitting Not So Pretty

We sit at work. We sit in our cars. We sit at home. Is it any wonder we feel caged and constricted in our bodies, limited in our range of movements? The Silicon Valley lifestyle is not a kind one when it comes to our bodies. Long drives to work, sitting for 8 to 14 […]

Yin Yoga is For Livers, aka, People Who Live

You’re already working out 3-5 times a week. You’re eating healthfully (mostly). Maybe you’re doing a couple of Vinyasa classes a week too. And now we’re asking you to add Yin Yoga to your busy schedule. What’s up with that? What’s up is that Yin Yoga gives your body (and mind) something it may not […]

What is a Hip Opener? Featured Blog by Guest Instructor, Robert Brook, of Alignment Lab

Considering how often they are requested, “hip openers” have to be one of the more desirable categories of postures offered at any yoga class, and for good reason.  Any student of yoga wants more open hips as the benefits of increasing the mobility of the hip joints are numerous. Increased mobility of the hips can […]

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