Entries by SymmetrYoga

The Power of Malas

Mindfulness isn’t one size fits all, and there are many different paths to the same place of peace that all practitioners seek. Throughout every major religion, there’s one common thread: every faith tradition on earth has incorporated the use of some sort of prayer beads. From the Catholic Rosary, to the Muslim Misbaha, to the […]

Pilates at Symmetry Yoga Alameda!

We’re all walking a little taller today at Symmetry today, and it’s thanks to the power of Pilates! We’re so pleased to offer FOUR different opportunities each week to get long, strong muscles, build awareness in your body, and tone the core in efficient, exciting new ways! Our Pilates instructors are trained in the most […]

“Write Your Yoga” Workshop with Ivy Weiskopf

Saturday May 20th 1:30pm-3:30pm Ivy Weiskopf, M.A., E-RYT 200, has been practicing yoga for more than 20 years and writing for much longer! Trained in the Amherst Artists and Writers Method, Ivy’s gentle guidance, thought-provoking prompts, and insightful feedback ensure that you will leave feeling inspired and renewed. In Write Your Yoga workshops the time […]

Restorative Yoga and Mantra Workshop with Alex Crow

Saturday April 29th 1:30pm-3:30pm Join Alex Crow for two hours of deep relaxation and ease, as she guides you through yogic practices that can calm the rational mind, and awaken the intuitive awareness of the heart-mind. In Sanskrit, this heart-mind is called “hridayam”, or the spiritual heart, which is the space from which unconditional love […]

Kirtan with Astrud and the Cosmic Caravan

Saturday May 20th 7:30pm-9:00pm Astrud Castillo is a local Kirtaniya who is inspired by sacred sounds and loves to sing in the key of “WE”. She is honored to play with some amazing local musicians who make up the caravan and share what is known as KIRTAN a call and response of mantras and bhajans in […]

Foam Rolling Workshop with Sophia Araneo

Saturday April 22nd 1:30pm-3:30pm Foam Rolling is a quick, easy and incredibly effective way to relieve tension and promote optimal joint health. Also known as Self Myofascial Release (SMR), Foam Rolling is the go-to muscle release method for athletes of all levels. It’s particularly helpful in resolving persistent pain in the low back, middle back, […]

Back In Action Workshop with Aviva Levine

Saturday March 25th 1:30pm-3:30pm Join Forrest Yoga & TRE® Instructor Aviva Levine for this 2-hour workshop to discover safe techniques to help you find more comfort, ease and vitality in your back. Designed for anyone suffering from chronic or sporadic back pain, tension and/or weakness. This workshop consists of a truly all levels Forrest Yoga-inspired sequence to enliven the […]

Friday Night Flow With Nikki Borodi

Friday March 31st 8:00pm-9:00pm Kick off your weekend with live music that will inspire you to move through an open level yoga class taught by Nikki Borodi. In the Month of March, we are joined by a reappearance of Reisender! Reisender began when songwriter Paul Conroy bought a neglected mandolin for 40 euros from a Flea […]

Restorative Yoga: Working Smarter Not Harder

We all know how hard it can be to maintain a healthy lifestyle, and it can be very confusing to sort out what the best use of your limited time is. Far too many of us end up skipping meditative practices like Restorative Yoga for the sake of something like Crossfit. But research has confirmed […]

Sunday Sound Baths with Missy Felsenstein

Sunday March 19th, April 9th, May 14th 7:00-8:30pm Support your ability to “re-wire” your nervous system and release physical tension and accumulated stress as you lie back in this sound savasana. Experience ultimate relaxation as you are immersed by the blended tones of specially tuned gongs and quartz crystal singing bowls. These instruments caninduce meditative like […]