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Teacher Feature: Xandra

Apr 16, 2021   //   by Audrey   //   Community, The Blog, Yoga District Community, Yoga Teacher  //  No Comments

Meet Xandra, one of our teachers at Yoga District! Learn how yoga has helped her overcome culture shock and how online yoga allows her to stay connected with her community.

Check out Xandra’s current class offerings below and sign up here!

Wednesday, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM: Meditation for People with Vaccinations @ H Street Studio (500 H St NE) 

Friday, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM: Core Flow Yoga (All Levels) @ Stanton Park (226 4th St NE)

 

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Feminists of Yoga District – Meet Kelsey!

Mar 18, 2021   //   by Hailey   //   Community, Openness, The Blog, Yoga District Community, Yoga Teacher  //  No Comments

IntroductionTo celebrate Women’s History Month, we are posting a series of interviews with members of the Yoga District (YD) community who identify as feminists.

YD teacher Kelsey shares how intersectional feminism has shaped her yoga practice and her activism.

 

 

 

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Feminists of Yoga District: Meet Rudhdi!

Mar 18, 2021   //   by Betsy   //   Activism, The Blog, Training, Yoga District Community, Yoga Teacher  //  No Comments

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we interviewed Rudhdi, a member of the Yoga District community who identifies as a feminist.

Read on to find out how feminism informs her identity and her yoga practice, and which feminist writer and social activist most inspires her.

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Meet Studio Manager Claire!

Feb 24, 2021   //   by Betsy   //   The Blog, Yoga District Community, Yoga Teacher  //  No Comments

As we gear up to reopen the yoga studios for classes, we’re celebrating the Yoga District community members who stepped forward to lead that transition and manage the studios with loving care. Meet Claire, the new manager of the Yoga District 14th Street Studio as she shares her yoga journey, her thoughts on inclusivity, and her experience being part of the Yoga District community!

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Celebrate Black History: Meet Yoga Teacher Denesia

Feb 18, 2021   //   by Morgan   //   Community, The Blog, Yoga District Community, Yoga Practice, Yoga Teacher  //  No Comments

Meet Denesia, one of our teachers at Yoga District! Learn about Denesia’s yoga journey and her reflections on being a black woman in the yoga space.

Denesia teaches Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga live-streaming classes on Mondays from 7:15PM-8:15PM. Sign up here!

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Teacher Feature: Meet Chuck!

Dec 28, 2020   //   by Morgan   //   Teacher Feature, The Blog, Yoga District Community, Yoga Teacher  //  No Comments

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)

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Yogi Spotlight: Meet Johannah!

Nov 13, 2020   //   by Hailey   //   Holistic Wellness, Self-Care, Training, Yoga District Community, Yoga Practice, Yoga Teacher  //  No Comments

Yogini Johanna

Meet Johanna, one of our beloved teacher training graduates!

Read on to hear Johanna’s story of compassion and healing through yoga.

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Teacher Feature: Meet Michelle!

Oct 2, 2020   //   by Madison   //   Teacher Feature, Yoga Teacher  //  No Comments

yoga lincoln memorialMeet Michelle, one of our teachers at Yoga District! Learn how yoga transformed her life, and see how she makes online yoga classes a welcoming, personal space for students.

When we practice this awareness…we unveil the wisdom of our bodies and discover our authentic selves.”

Check out Michelle’s current class offerings below and sign up here!

  • Monday, 7:30 AM: Yoga Basics and Yin Stretching @ online
  • Tuesday, 8:00 PM: Yin Yoga @ online
  • Wednesday, 11:00 AM: Yoga for Shoulders and Hips @ online
  • Thursday, 7:15 PM: Yin Yoga @ online
  • Saturday, 10:00 AM: Flow 1-2 with Yin @ online

Sign up here to join Michelle on 10/25 for her half day retreat Embodied Life: Connecting the Physical, Mental and Emotional @ Home

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Teacher Feature: Meet Cliff!

Aug 7, 2020   //   by Ayoka   //   Teacher Feature, The Blog, Yoga District Community, Yoga Teacher  //  No Comments

Teacher Feature Intro

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

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Teacher Feature: Meet Heather!

Jun 21, 2020   //   by Hailey   //   Teacher Feature, The Blog, Yoga Teacher  //  No Comments

Meet Heather, one of our teachers at Yoga District! Learn how her yoga practice and teaching emphasize body awareness , exploration, joy, and play.

“[Y]oga provides us with the opportunity to really get to know our individual bodies. As we try new poses, the process of learning is an opportunity to explore and play.”

Check out Heather’s current class offerings below and sign up here!

  • Wednesday, 5:30 PM: Flow Yoga 1-1.5 @ Online
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The Teachers

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 Next Step

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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