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River Garden Yoga Center offers a variety of morning, afternoon, and evening yoga and meditation classes for all levels of experience—from beginner to advanced. RGYC invites everyone, regardless of income, to experience the benefits of yoga and meditation. If you are experiencing financial hardships, please discuss with your teacher about their “open heart” policy. RGYC offers a variety of donation based classes—see classes for details.

First time to River Garden? The first class is always free to local residents.

 
 
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not for profit

All proceeds go directly to teachers, studio upkeep, and rent. Any leftover funds go toward supporting our community and causes that are in alignment with our mission of helping others.

 
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new student pass

First time student to RGYC? Want to explore a variety of teachers/classes?

10 class pass: $100 (one time only).
Enjoy the variety of our classes.

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upcoming workshops & events


New Moon intention ceremony (with kate cherne)

The new moon is a time of quiet, introspection and intention setting. We often think of the lunar cycle in relationship to the full moon because it has such an obviously powerful energy. The energy of the new moon is yin, feminine and quiet, and the time in the lunar cycle to set intentions. Kate will speak to the significance of the New Moon and inform you of other significant astrological alignments that may be influencing your life and energy.  Kate will guide you through a meditation and yin/restorative yoga practice to integrate the energies of the new moon. Go to Workshops page for more detailed Information

Mondays, Aug. 26, Sept. 30, Oct.28, Nov. 25, Dec. 23 7:30-9:00pm. Cost; $20. Reservation Required Contact: Kate at kate.cherne@gmail.com

 

full moon releasing ceremony (with kate cherne)

When we embrace the energy of the moon we can harness it to get in touch with nature and our inner world. The energy of the full moon is yang; intense, illuminating and expansive. It’s the time in the lunar cycle to LET GO! For the Full Moon Releasing Ceremony, you will be provided materials to help you gauge where the full moon energy is hitting you hardest and where/what you need to let go of. Kate will lead a yoga practice and meditation to help you release what needs to be released. Go to Workshops page for more detailed Information

Mondays, Sept. 16, Oct. 14, Nov. 11, Dec. 9 7:30-9:00pm. Cost; $20. Reservation Required Contact: Kate at kate.cherne@gmail.com


 
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new & featured classes


Intro to Viniyoga (with Liz Lacey Gotz)

Is lifelong wellness your goal vs. a perfect body? Do you suffer from chronic pain in your lower back, neck or shoulders? Are you looking for a way to transform yourself, both physically and mentally? Are you ready to see the perfection and joy that already exists in You?  Viniyoga is a gentle yoga practice that meets you where you are though adaptations of common poses along with slow, dynamic movements. Viniyoga can help you build your strength and confidence in movement, move away from unhealthy physical and mental patterns. And, we will have fun as we follow our breath along the well-worn path of a practice that has endured for more than 2,000 years.

Thursdays, 9-10am (begins Oct. 10th). Cost: $15. drop-in or $12. with class pass. Contact: Liz at llaceygotz@gmail.com

 

Daytime Kundalini Yoga (with Channing Mckinley)

Join Channing in the sunlight of the upper studio for a daytime class of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan.  Kundalini Yoga is known as the yoga of awareness. Through postures, meditation, breath work and mantra, this class will provide a vehicle to experience deeper connection with your inner wisdom and bring the fullness of the self into the present moment.  “In Kundalini Yoga, the most important thing is your experience. It goes right to your heart. No words can replace your experience.”  -Yogi Bhajan 

Tuesdays, 1 - 2:30pm. Cost: $15 suggested donation ($10-15 sliding scale).  Contact: Channing at channing@channingmckinley.com or www.channingmckinley.com

 

Hatha Yoga (with anna Andaházy)

Hatha Yoga is a practice of balancing our sun/active (Ha) with moon/receptive (Tha) energies. This class will adjust in accordance with Ayurvedic understandings of seasonal and daylight fluctuations. You can expect various combinations of slow-flowing movement, steadily-held postural alignment, relaxation, breathwork, and mental concentration practices. Practitioners of all levels are welcome.  

Wednesdays, 5:30 - 6:45pm.  Cost: Sliding Fee of $10 -15. Drop ins welcome. Contact: Anna at bekeyoga@gmail.com

 

Ashtanga Yoga-Half Primary Series (with KristEn Mansch)

This 75-minute led class creates internal heat to purify the body and calm the mind. The set sequence of postures, with continuous deep breathing, creates internal focus while cleansing the body. You will build strength, flexibility, and endurance in sun salutations (surya namaskara a + b), standing, and seated poses. The closing sequence is especially calming for the nervous system and includes breathwork, meditation, and rest.

Wednesdays, 7 - 8:15pm (lower studio, garden entrance). Cost: $14 Drop-in or 10 Class Pass $120. Contact: Kristen at kmansch@gmail.com website kristenmansch.com

 

Ashtanga Yoga-MYSORE STYLE (with KristEn Mansch)

Mysore Style classes enable you to go at your own pace and practice the postures of the series appropriate for you. You will receive one to one guidance from the teacher within a group setting. You do not need to know the sequence to begin. Arrive anytime during the class hours, and complete your practice by the end time. Ideal for beginning students as well as experienced practitioners. Those new to Mysore classes, please email Kristen before your first class at kmansch@gmail.com.

Saturdays, 7 - 9am. Cost: $14 Drop-in or 10 Class Pass $120. Contact: Kristen at kmansch@gmail.com website kristenmansch.com

 

Kundalini Yoga (with abby o’keefe)

Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan is a yoga practice for everyone.  It combines physical exercises, breathing techniques, mantra, and meditation to give you an experience of your true self. The technology of Kundalini Yoga is a science of the mind and body used to elevate the human spirit, reach a higher level of awareness, experience oneness, relieve stress and anxiety, strengthen the nervous system, and cultivate inner peace and stillness.

Thursdays, 7:30 - 8:45pm. Cost: $10 drop-in.  Everyone welcome! Contact: Abby at abbyeokeefe@gmail.com