Entries by Symmetry

Therapeutic Posture Stretch with Ann Moore

Saturday March 2nd 1:30-3:30pm  Tired of waking up sore and stiff? Do you miss the strength, flexibility and vitality of your youth? Well then, Therapeutic Posture Stretch (TPS) is for you! TPS was created to remind your body and mind of earlier times in your life when your posture was perfect. You will learn to […]

A Journey Through the Chakras: Root to Rise

Muladhara Chakra ‘‘Our continued nourishment and survival are related to how deeply we tap into our roots.’’ Archetype: The Mother Element: Earth Sense: Smell Soul Lesson: Service Shape: Cube Sound: Lam Color: Red Imagine your root chakra, located at the base of your spine, as the roots of a tree. How high you ascend, directly […]

Mala Making & Japa Meditation Workshop with Elena Kelly

Saturday March 16th 1:30-3:30pm Bring your intentions to life and develop a meditation practice made with love! In this make your own mala and meditation workshop we will learn the history behind mala beads as well as the powerful technique of Japa meditation. Beginning with gentle yoga and pranayama exercises we will cultivate body-mind awareness to awaken […]

Yoga for Anxiety – The Yoga Tool Box

It’s long been known that Yoga can bring about a sense of calm and well-being when practiced regularly. I know this to be true in my own practice and it is my wholehearted belief that even pulling small bits from the principles of Yoga can make a big impact on overall wellness. But what about […]

New Class Alert! Warm Flow with Odisa Walker on Tuesdays at 12pm

We are excited to introduce a truly astounding teacher, Odisa Walker to our community! Odisa will be teaching a new class at Symmetry! Warm Flow – Tuesdays, 12:00-1:00PM  In a gently heated room, students will find a steady Vinyasa based practice that focuses on linking breath and movement through a dynamic sequence of postures to […]

New at Symmetry – Prenatal and Kundalini Yoga

We are excited to introduce one of Alameda’s finest teachers, Rebecca Trissell, to our community! Rebecca will be teaching two new classes at Symmetry: Prenatal Yoga – Sundays, 6:45-7:45PM  Prenatal yoga offers a multifaceted approach to childbirth preparation that encourages stretching, mental centering and focused breathing. Prenatal yoga can help Improve sleep, reduce stress and […]

February Sound Bath

Sunday,  February 10th from  1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Support your ability to “re-wire” your nervous system 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 can induce meditative like states and are highly […]

Friday Night Flow with Nikki Borodi and Benji Marx

Friday,  January 25th from  7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Kick off your weekend with live music that will inspire you to move through an open level yoga class taught by Nikki Borodi. This month we are joined by Benji Marx! Benji Marx is equal parts performer and music educator. In both disciplines he devotes himself […]

A Journey Through the Chakras

Sundays starting on February 17th through March 31st  from  12:30 pm – 2:30 pm In this seven week series, led by Valerie Tao Marco and Orly Politi, you will be introduced to each of the seven chakras, exploring their meaning in your daily life and significance in your bodies. The chakras are energetic centers that […]

How Does Yoga Transform Us Off of the Mat?

It is no surprise that as a yoga teacher I am often engaged in conversations about yoga. When I describe my experiences people regularly ask me: “… and how does yoga help you in life?” This question always makes me pause for a second. Most people are introduced to yoga through physical/asana practice. Even this kind […]