Entries by Symmetry

Take Advantage of our Happy Holiday Sale!

Grab a 10 Class Yoga Card for Only $108! 108 has long been considered a sacred and auspicious number in Hinduism and yoga. Renowned Vedic mathematicians viewed 108 as a number of the wholeness of existence that connects us to our place in the cosmic order. This is why you will find that malas, or […]

Symmetry Student Celebrates 100th Class!

Beloved Symmetry Yoga student, Greg Hartman, celebrated his 100th yoga class today in Valerie Tao’s lunchtime flow! Before walking through Symmetry’s doors back in April, Greg had only stepped on a yoga mat 4 times in his entire life. We had the opportunity to ask him a few questions: Q: What brought you to yoga? […]

Support Fire Victims – Thursday Vinyasa Flow at 10AM

In an effort to help victims of the most destructive wildfires in California’s history, all of the proceeds from our Thursday Vinyasa flow class at 10AM on November 15th, 2018 will be donated to Hopalong & Second Chance Animal Rescue. Hopalong is one of California’s leaders in providing rescue to animal victims of disastrous fires […]

Therapeutic Posture Stretch

Saturday December 15th 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 […]

Get Upside Down: Arm Balances and Inversions

Saturday December 1st 1:30-3:30pm Shift your perspective and get fearless in the fourth installment of the Elements of Yoga series. In this workshop we will send our feet above our hearts to improve circulation and build upper body strength. Throughout this workshop we will light up the muscles of the body from head to toe […]

Mala Making and Japa Meditation workshop with Elena Kelly

Saturday December 8th 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 […]

Cultivating Gratitude

When was the last time you said “Thank you”? Was it heartfelt? Was it genuine? Cultivating a spirit of gratitude is a pathway to healing. We can all find ways to complain or be disappointed, it’s fairly easy to point out what’s wrong, what’s not working. We all have an inner critic, a voice that […]

New at Symmetry – Community Flow & Fierce Fridays

We are excited to introduce one of Alameda’s finest teachers, Winona Farris, to our community! Winona will be teaching two brand new classes: Community Flow – Tuesdays, 9-10AM  Community Flow is a vinyasa flow class that we are offering at a discounted drop-in rate of $10. We are excited to offer this class to help […]

Thanksgiving Live Music Free Yoga Class

Thursday November 22nd9:30-10:45am Join us on Thanksgiving Morning for a FREE Yoga Class with Grey Marcoux and Deborah Crooks.Thursday Nov. 22nd 9:30-10:45am We hold this gratitude based class each year to show our appreciation for Symmetry’s amazing community of Yogis and Power Plate students! This special class will focus on breath, sound and movement as […]

Mind/Body Detox: Cleansing Breath & Twists with Mary Smith

Saturday November 10th 1:30-3:30pm   Mind/body detox is the third installment of the Elements of Yoga series. In this workshop we will learn a cleansing breath technique called Kapalabhati as a means of detoxifying the respiratory system, stimulating the brain and preparing for ujjayi pranayama — the breath for our movement practice. Throughout this workshop […]