• erin fleming
    With her mane of blond hair flowing, Erin Fleming directs her Yin class with confidence, in a reassuring and humorous tone. Set in a soothing sanctuar..detail
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    Certainly, proper pampering has its price, but if you’re tired of all the superfluous amenities and exorbitant fees that are part and parcel of the ..detail
  • insalata’s
    As a long time Marin resident, I must confess that getting a good meal within the county isn’t an easy task. Despite the affluence of the various co..detail
  • Chris Hoskins
    It was one of those foggy, cold mornings in the Bay area when the best idea was to stay in bed and practice a modified savasana. But alas, I had a pro..detail
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    Alice Joanou’s enthusiasm is contagious. Her stimulating yet gentle yoga classes emphasize the importance of tuning into your self and listening to ..detail


YOGA IN SAN FRANCISCO


One of the most culturally rich and diverse cities in the United States, San Francisco is an ideal destination for the adventurous yoga practitioner. "Baghdad by the Bay" enchants visitors and residents a like, with its gorgeous setting between the Pacific Ocean and namesake Bay, temperate Mediterranean climate, and diverse and discerning population who continually play the cutting edge of health and wellness as well as arts and culture.   From healing retreats, mediation weekends, nutrition makeovers, kirtan intensives and acro yoga, San Francisco offers a cornucopia of wellness options and activities for the curious yogi to choose from. 

The Yogi Times team is your complete guide to all the best places for vegan, raw and vegetarian dining, wellness spas and meditation retreats, organic farmer's markets, green living at home and office, of course, yoga instruction and practice in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Yogi Times specializes in helping visitors and residents find the ideal place to practice yoga in San Francisco, from 500-hour Teachers Trainings at the Northern California outpost of Yoga Works to the immersive Deep Yoga program at Piedmont Yoga in Oakland, gentle breath work found at the Sivananda Center or poetry and kirtan at Laughing Yoga, traditional Mysore Style Ashtanga with the city's AYI authorized instructors to the disciplined alignment found the Iyengar Institute, Yogi Times can point you in the yoga direction best suited to your yoga style.

 


Even the rich are hungry for love, for being cared for, for being wanted, for having someone to call their own.
- Mother Teresa

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the niroga institute
Berkeley | Schools & Trainings
the niroga institute
 Founded by Bidyut “BK” Bose a little over six years ago, Niroga is a nonprofit organization that seeks to foster health and wellbeing for at-risk and underserved individuals, families and co
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yoga garden san francisco
San Francisco | About Town
yoga garden san francisco
  Yoga Garden is a yoga school offering Iyengar, Ashtanga, Hatha, Vinyasa and Prenatal classes. From small classes for beginners to more challenging classes for advanced students, Yoga Gard
yoga mayu
San Francisco | About Town
yoga mayu
Many yoga teachers dream about opening a studio of their own. Gizella Donald, with the support of her husband, Robert Donald, made that dream come true in 2008. Yoga Mayu is a sweet little space
giselle mari
San Francisco | Yoga Teachers
giselle mari
When a yoga teacher explains the steps to enlightenment with the mantra “ I am of it, I am in it, I’m going to rock it”, you know you’re in for a treat. Giselle Mari and her ‘Hot, hip and ho
jinsung
San Francisco | Yoga Teachers
jinsung
Are you ready for a fresh take on asana practice? A class with JinSung can open up new perspectives and a new layer of inner awareness. The poses are familiar, but the instructions are different; the
the plant café organic
San Francisco | Restaurant & Cafes
the plant café organic
The Plant Organic Café has started a trend here in San Francisco. Their concept is “Fresh. Organic. Local” and they take it very seriously. The café is known for being one of the “greenest”
loving hut
San Francisco | Restaurant & Cafes
loving hut
Loving Hut is easy to find on the corner of Vallejo and Stockton Streets in San Francisco’s Chinatown. It’s also easy to find around the world since it’s part of an international chain. Amazing
the dhyana center
Sebastopol | Yoga Studios & Centers
the dhyana center
In the heart of downtown Sebastopol, CA, lies “The dhyana Center,” a beautiful community space for Ayurveda and self-care. Offering education programs in Ayurveda and Aromatherapy, as well as dail
yoga tree san francisco
San Francisco | Yoga Studios & Centers
yoga tree san francisco
When Yoga Tree opened its doors in 1999, it created a unique space on the yoga scene in San Francisco. Vinyasa Yoga, as a separate category of yoga from Ashtanga or Iyengar, was gaining popularity.Yog
argania salon de beauté
Berkeley | Spas
argania salon de beauté
Certainly, proper pampering has its price, but if you’re tired of all the superfluous amenities and exorbitant fees that are part and parcel of the typical day spa experience, don’t fret—classic
fruition day spa
San Francisco | Spas
fruition day spa
It’s a quiet Saturday mid-afternoon, and I find myself walking down a fairly secluded street, the occasional couple strolling languorously by. The West Portal district of San Francisco is a quaint,
the ferry building marketplace
San Francisco | Shops
the ferry building marketplace
The Ferry Building Marketplace at the foot of San Francisco's Market Street epitomizes the best of what the Bay Area has to offer. Renovations of the historic building, which has served as a hub for t
marin civic center  farmers’ market
San Rafael | Shops
marin civic center farmers’ market
Strolling into the Civic Center farmers’ market in San Rafael, one’s senses are overwhelmed by aromas, colors, glorious tastes of late harvest grapes and persimmons and the tender touch of handspu
yoga journal celebrates 40th anniversary
San Francisco | Events
yoga journal celebrates 40th anniversary
Yoga Journal celebrates its 40th anniversary! What started back in 1975 as a 10 page, black and white, staple-bound magazine published by the California Yoga Teacher's Association, has, 40 years later
yoga journal live 2015 conference in san francisco
San Francisco | Events
yoga journal live 2015 conference in san francisco
On January 15-19, 2015 thousands of yogis from all over the world travelled to the Hyatt Regency San Francisco to deepen their personal practice. “For 18 years, Yoga Journal LIVE! has provided the u

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