Let your heart take flight! 90 minute yoga class
When we practice ‘heart opening’ poses we cultivate our senses of connection, compassion and well being. Physically, we are opening our chest and front body while strengthening and flexing our
May Newsletter What does Root Down to Rise up mean?
“Root down to rise up” It’s a common direction given in yoga classes, but what does it mean and why do we care? In life, we talk about putting down
Strong & Balanced, a 90 minute class this Saturday
Mother’s Day Weekend mini yoga workshop! Join me on Saturday May 13th at 9:15 for a 90 minute yoga session
Wake up & Move in a New Saturday Class!
Wake up and Move! Join us for this 90 minute monthly Saturday morning Hatha flow class focusing on active movement and strength building. Clear your mind and rejuvenate your body
The ‘science’ of squishing – twists, binds and rolling
In yoga we are often squishing our body parts in wild and unusual ways. What’s the logic behind twisting, binding, folding and rolling on top of stuff? I put the
Spring is here (thank heavens)! What’s a yogi to do?
Spring is finally here, chasing off a cold and very wet winter. Trees are blossoming, creeks are flowing and the temperatures are creeping up. What does spring mean for our
Only two days left to sign up for my Beginning Yoga series
Signup for my Beginning Yoga ~ Four Class Series ends on March 4th. If you sign up now, you will get a recording of our first session from Feb 25
If spring equals stuffy nose, relief may come from a Neti Pot
Spring is here and so are spring time allergies. I suffered from hay fever for much of my adult life. Fortunately, allergies impact me less and less these days (thanks
F is for Flexible, a copy of my February newsletter
If you don’t receive my monthly newsletter, here is a copy of the February version. Sign up for my emails on the bottom of my homepage.
Now offering private yoga sessions in Marin County
Are you looking for yoga without joining a crowded class? Do you feel not quite ready to learn yoga while everyone is watching? Maybe you have injuries or concerns that
New Class! Thursdays 10:30AM in San Anselmo
Great news! I have added a new class at Yoga & Wellness in San Anselmo on Thursdays at 10:30. This is a gentle Hatha Yoga class. Think of it as
Beginner Yoga Workshop in San Anselmo beginning February 25th
I am so excited to announce a 4 class beginners yoga series at Yoga & Wellness in San Anselmo! Four Saturdays ~ Feb. 25, March 4, March 11 & March
A Luxurious Movement Practice – finding joy in effort
I often start my classes with a SATYA practice which I find to be very luxurious. The slow intentional movements are designed to move fascia and muscle in a gentle
Welcome back, let’s begin again
New year, new beginning. New day, new dawn. Out with the old, in with the new. Time to turn the page. Cliches right? The desire to change is our nature.
Join us for an Open House on January 14th ~ yoga, SATYA, massage…
On Saturday, January 14th from 9AM-2PM, we will be having an open house at Yoga & Wellness in San Anselmo. I’ll be teaching from 11:00 to 11:40. We’ll begin our
December Newsletter ~ winter yoga practice and the solstice
In case you missed out on my monthly newsletter, here’s the core of it (you can sign up to receive it if you like): The Winter Solstice is coming soon.
In love with Warrior III – effort and effortlessness in our yoga
For the past several years, I have been a part of a Sutra study group. Once a month we get together either in-person or on Zoom (or both), and one
Curious about SATYA? I made a video to help
Almost always, I start of my classes with some SATYA movements. These are gentle, slow actions which release and hydrate fascia, engage the parasympathetic nervous system, and attune our minds
Mindful Alignment Yoga, Tuesdays in the Valley 6PM
Starting on Nov 8, 2022, I’ll be leading a yoga class at the Woodacre Improvement Club. Class will be from 6:00 to 7:15 every Tuesday. We’ll focus on opening
Chakras ~ The focus of our Yoga Practice heading to winter
Most of the time, I have a unifying thread of some sort to connect a series of 4-6 classes. Last month, we worked form a perspective of the vayus. This
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Vayu love ~ the winds of prana
Lately, in class, I’ve been structuring our sequences around the Vayus. Vayu translates roughly into ‘wind’, and is a way to describe how life energy moves in the body. Similar
Wednesday evening Yoga Class in San Anselmo
Join us for this Yoga class in San Anselmo on Wednesday evenings at 5PM. Work out some kinks in the middle of the week!
Monday Morning Yoga Class in San Anselmo
I’m so happy to announce that I will be leading a class at Yoga and Wellness in San Anselmo beginning on Monday August 29th. This is an in-person class, as
New Monday Evening Class in the Valley!
UPDATE: The Monday evening class has been moved to Tuesdays. There were too many schedule conflicts on Monday. Hope to see you on Tuesday!
Sunday Morning Class in Woodacre
Join us for a Sunday morning yoga class in Woodacre, Marin County, California. This is a gentle yoga class appropriate for everyone.
About James & His Teaching Style
Drawing from my knowledge of anatomy, as well as, a love of yoga philosophy and Dharma, I aim to lead classes which both calm and enliven.
What is SATYA?
SATYA is a gentle movement practice which complements traditional yoga asana by mobilizing fascia while developing a ‘felt sense’ of our internal state.