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Step into the most authentic yoga experience with Woodside’s highly accredited Yoga teachers. Feel grounded, challenge yourself, find renewal and experience transformation alongside a community of passionate yogis. Our instructors are required to reach 200 hours (RYT) with Yoga Alliance or a Level IV Yogafit training certification, and a minimum of two years teaching experience for all Yoga classes, ensuring you receive the best instruction and experience possible.
Woodside is proud to offer over 30 yoga classes a week, spanning multiple categories and levels, to accommodate all experience levels, and style and schedule preferences. Three levels designate classes designed for beginner to advanced practices. View the Class Schedule to find the full offering of weekly yoga classes.
Designed for both new yogis and those who are limited in flexibility. L1 classes can allow you to peak in crow pose or tripod-headstand.
Build on elevated poses linked with breath to maximize stamina and alignment. L2 classes can introduce king pigeon pose, headstands and arm balance poses.
Highest degree of experience advised. L3 classes may include handstand or poses such as scorpion or firefly.
Basic, foundational yoga poses are taught in a safe, encouraging environment. Class emphasis is on alignment, breathing, strength and full range of motion through standing postures, twists, forward folds and hip openers. Perfect for those with limited flexibility or new to yoga.
The word “Hatha” is both the term for all physical practices of yoga and the yoga of opposing energies, Surya (sun) and Chandra (moon). Experience a class focusing on flowing from pose to pose, linking movement with breath. A Hatha practice will incorporate sitting, standing and inverted postures for everyone, with elevated options.
Vinyasa (translates to “flowing with breath”) is a dynamic style of Hatha yoga with joins postures, or asanas, with you body’s breath, creating a steady internal rhythm. Vinyasa yoga cultivates heat in the body with sequences involving sun salutations, standing and seated postures.
A dynamic flow class that connects movement with breath, reflecting the six fundamental sequences series. Students experience each pose and transition at their own pace.
A classical sequence of breath-linked poses with postures for a warming yoga practice. Maximize range of motion, joint mobility, flexibility and endurance. The style of yoga is great for everyone, including athletes. L3 Power Vinyasa classes can include inversions and arm balancing.
Embody a practice that is about opening your body through long passive stretching to harmonize the body’s vital life force, or chi. Restorative poses include gentle twists, seated forward folds and more, using props such as blocks, blankets and bolsters.