Celebrate Black History with Mikela, our Studio Collective Assistant Director as she shares her yoga journey, her thoughts on Black History Month and her experience being part of the Yoga District community!
Meet Chuck, one of our teachers at Yoga District! Learn about Chuck’s passion for Yin Yoga and how it has helped him overcome addiction in recovery.
Check out Chuck’s current class offerings below and sign up here!
- Monday, 6:15-7:30 PM: Yin Yoga @ online
- Tuesday, 6:30 PM: Yin & Yang Yoga @ 14th St. Meridian Hill: lower level near the fountain (16th & W St NW)
Meet Johanna, one of our beloved teacher training graduates!
Read on to hear Johanna’s story of compassion and healing through yoga.
Meet Cliff, one of our teachers at Yoga District! Learn how he turned the harsh realities of life into a yoga practice that healed himself. His ultimate goal is to serve as a bridge between yoga and those that need it most.
“Sharing yoga has helped me grow into a true practitioner because the more I teach, the more I learn. Since I’m teaching about joy, love of self, and positivity I get to relearn it consistently.”
Check out Cliff’s current class offerings below and sign up here!
Mondays 7:30, Flow Yoga @ online
Meet Carla, one of Yoga District’s lovely teachers.
With everything going on now, this might be when you need yoga the most! Yoga District is offering several daily online yoga classes through Zoom. Connect with your community through a virtual practice and enjoy yoga together!
We understand that sometimes you decide to take a class last minute. Good news, last minute yoga is a real option! We have an automated service that sends the link to join your online class within moments of making a reservation. Read on to find out more.
Meet Toni, one of our teachers at Yoga District. Find out how her practice as a yogi emphasizes welcoming, accessibility, and connection. Learn what motivated her to become an instructor and how she shares yoga with the community.
“I consider the students in my class to be friends, including the ones who come for the first time.’”
Check out Toni’s current class offerings below and sign up here.
- Saturday, 12:30PM: Talking Pilates: Pilates and Conversation @ Online
You enter a studio, take off your shoes, and step onto your mat. With a deep inhale and relaxing exhale, you begin your yoga class. Have you ever wondered why it’s customary to practice yoga barefoot? Or the reason you remove your shoes when entering a yoga studio?
Read on to learn about the cultural, practical, and physical reasons that yoga studios are shoeless.
“Most yoga that you practice is likely yang in nature like a Vinyasa Flow. A dynamic class that is active to a certain degree working your muscles, building strength, stamina and flexibility. In contrast Yin Yoga (1) is a stable and passive practice where grounded poses are held for about 3 to 5 minutes with gravity deepening the pose. When holding a yin pose it tends to feel almost meditative to me and pushes me to a new edge. I usually leave class feeling rejuvenated and a bit taller like my body has been stretched straight.”
Read on as Michelle, a Yoga District teacher, talks about her experience with Yin Yoga and maybe try a Yin class or her Yin workshop for yourself.
Meet Alfredo, one of our teachers at Yoga District. Learn about his experiences with yoga and how he recommends students can deepen and grow comfortable in their practices.
Check out Alfredo’s current class offering below and sign up here.
- Tuesday 6:35 PM, Meditative Flow 1-2 @ 14th Street
Read on and stop by one of his classes to get to know him better!
The diverse family of DC yoga teachers at Yoga District are dedicated to making yoga accessible to everyone through a huge variety of yoga class types, from vinyasa flow to restorative and beyond. Most Yoga District teachers are graduates of Yoga District’s nationally-attended 200 hour teacher training program. All Yoga District classes focus on coordinating breath with body movement to promote flexibility, strength, and peace of mind. We strongly believe in yoga as therapy, so catch one of our classes whenever you need a healthy dose of self-care.
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The Yoga District 200 and 500 hour teacher training certification programs, registered by the Yoga Alliance are unique in their emphasis on diversity of teaching styles studied, personal attention, and trauma sensitive yoga. It's no coincidence that Yoga District is regularly voted the leading studio in the nation's capital, and that most of its classes are taught by graduates of its training program. As a full time yoga school, small group trainings are led up to eight times a year by a dedicated faculty including Jasmine Chehrazi, contributor to the Harvard Karma Yoga Project teacher training, teacher training faculty at George Washington University, Yoga Alliance Standards Committee Advisory Board Member, Yoga Activist Founder, and Yoga Service Council Advisory Board Member. So take your practice and community involvement to the next level by joining a training. There's a reason why our graduates call the training "transformative."
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