Online Public Classes:


9:30am PST (All levels / drop-in's welcome) 
Hosted by the (1.5 hours)
Register through the link above at least 1-hour prior to class

New class offerings for 2023 below

If the cost of attending any of my classes contributes to financial hardship, please email me for alternative registration arrangements

2023 Class Series, Programs, & Retreats:

Tuesday/Thursday 6-Week Morning Series

We meet twice per week for six consecutive weeks:

April 11 - May 18

8:30-10:00am PST Online 

All levels welcome / No Drop-ins / Email me to register

Cost: $240. / Payable in advance by Venmo, Zelle, PayPal, or check.

Stillness in Action 

In-Person Practice Weekend in San Francisco

Saturday & Sunday May 27, & 28. / 2:30-5:00pm PST

This in-person workshop is for students who want to revitalize their personal practice and deepen their understanding of key principles of yogic method. Participants will benefit from the opportunity to dedicate an extended and focused period of time working together in a way that embodies the practice values needed to sustain a sincere, open-minded inquiry, in a supportive and compassionate environment. This workshop will include a range of asana and basic pranayama, based on the progressive developmental needs of the participants.

Recommended for students with at least two years of regular practice.

Contact IYISF for more info & to register

Pranayama & Passive Restorative Practice

Next Session: April 29,

Saturday 3:00-5:00pm (PST) Online

Cost: $25 USD / $20 USD audio recording only

In these once-a-month classes I will be leading participants through a gentle practice of passive-restorative asana and foundational pranayama techniques. These sessions will also include time for Q&A to address any specific practice questions. All students with 2 years of regular asana practice are welcome. Drop-Ins welcome. To register, email me at least 24 hours prior to class. Payable in advance by Venmo, Zelle, PayPal, or check. 

In-Person Residential Yoga Retreat 

Portugal Douro River Country (6 nights, 7 days)

Dates: July 3-9, 2023 and July 12-18, 2023 

Location:Douro River Valley, Northern Portugal, 30 minutes from the Porto airport, Braga,15 minutes from the historical town of Guimaraes.

Retreat Center: Quinta de Freixiero is a beautifully restored 17th century convent converted into a country villa located on an award winning vineyard.The owner of the villa is an avid yoga practioner and has created a beautiful yoga room (with ropes!) overlooking the swimming pool and gardens. Delicious vegetarian meals are prepared fresh for us onsite and are made using locally grown ingredients when possible.

Cost: Includes 3 meals/day, shared accommodations, morning and afternoon yoga & meditation sessions, exclusive use of all facilities, including yoga room and props.

$1800 USD/person triple occupancy room 

$2100 USD/person double occupancy room

If you are interested in coming, please email Ana-Mari at: and send a USD250/person deposit as soon as possible (paypal, venmo, zelle, check) to reserve your place.

Weekend Intensive Series ~ Essence of Practice 2023 

During this 4-month course of study, attention will be given to helping each participant develop the values and skills required to deepen their personal practice -and their understanding of key principles of yogic method. Participants will benefit from the opportunity to dedicate an extended and focused period of time to discover for themselves the value of yoga as a complete system of practice and living. All participants will commit to working together in a way that embodies the practice values needed to sustain a sincere, committed, open-minded inquiry in a supportive and compassionate environment. We will meet online for a total of 4 weekend sessions spread over 4 months. 


January 21-22

February 18-19

March 18-19

April 22-23 

Saturdays 12noon-3pm PST / Sundays 11am-2pm PST

Cost: $650 advance registration $700 after January 6.

Email me to register. The series is payable in advance by VENMO, ZELLE, PayPal, or check. 

Personal One-on-One Yoga Instruction 
& private group lessons by appointment / 415 . 731 . 8229


Questions? Please email me directly. 

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Yogacharya B.K.S. Iyengar's precise refinement of the time-tested, art and science of classical hatha yoga, offers a yoga available to all. His innovative use of props enables practitioners, of all abilities and conditions, to gain greater understanding of each asana (pose) and maximize the benefits. This approach emphasizes alignment while developing integrated functioning, strength, stamina, flexibility and balance - of mind and body. Iyengar Yoga is a clear and grounded path to holistic health and much more...