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

Recovery Cafe of San Jose received nearly $2,000 from WGY

The Friday and Monday Y12SR meetings and yoga class fees are divided up betwen the instrutor, the studio and the Recovery Cafe San Jose. We have been a proud supporter of the Recovery Cafe SJ for more than four years. This last year, due to the stalwart and continued attendance by loyal students we have […]

Body Image of Yoga- Change is Slow

From the nude ads featuring socks to scantily clad yoga models the criteria for asana seems to be quite POSED. Recent articles and blogs have been decrying the perfect body and exclusive feel of yoga studios; disenfranchising the voluptuous and rounded bodies we actually have. Many are seeing the hip fraud for what it is: […]

Asteya / Non-Stealing and Choosing Joy

This past week I was thrown back on myself. After having arrived at the studio office Tuesday morning I discovered the Center had been broken into. Not much lost; a bit of cash. Mostly consternation, inconvenience and a waste of everyone’s time. The Yoga Sutra of Patanjali states that “A person firmly anchored in Asteya […]

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