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Our mat donation program

Our mat donation program

For nearly two decades we've been donating yoga mats to yoga outreach programs around the world. From programs with the Peace Corps in the Sahara desert to local DC schools, we clean, pack, and ship out mats to those in need. We ensure that the yoga outreach programs...

yd wellness policy update

yd wellness policy update

Our wellness policy requires full vaccination to attend any studio class with us. Due to seasonal allergies on the rise, if you're sniffling due to allergies you'll need to wear a mask- even if the class you're attending is mask optional. Thanks for keeping the...

mari on yoke

mari on yoke

Yogi and Yoga District volunteer at H Street Mari W. shares her insights on Yolk by Jessamyn Stanley, queer Black author, advocate, entrepreneur, and podcast host. Mari explains that Jessamyn's honest and self reflective essays of her own yoga journey are interwoven...

intentional inclusivity: Cost barriers

intentional inclusivity: Cost barriers

We owe it to all to co-create more inclusivity in yoga. In their blog post on the need for intentional inclusivity in yoga, Alexis T. writes about the cost barrier.   According to the American Negotiation Institute, the two greatest concerns are lack of representation...

Hearing voices of black yogis: meet Mariah

Hearing voices of black yogis: meet Mariah

As part of our celebration of Black History Month, we're featuring interviews from students at Yoga District identifying as Black People of Color. Meet Mariah, who explains 'My journey with yoga has been a decade long love affair of leaning into movement and coming...

katya on cultivating community

katya on cultivating community

Katya taught yoga in Austin for years before moving to DC in Fall 2021. Her classes are incredibly engaging, adaptable, and unique, just as her incredibly relevant wisdom runs deep. Read on to learn why Katya feels "How we move in yoga is not a reflection of our...

JOIN US FOR A FREE CLASS THIS WINTER

New to Yoga District? Join our email list to get your first class free.

Welcome to the Yoga District community! If you're new to Yoga District, head to bit.ly/ydwelcomesyou and select our new student deal (first class totally free) - please note this is for those who haven't practiced with Yoga District before. If you've been with us for a while, thanks as always for your support!