Tim Floreen teaches in San Francisco at Yoga Tree Castro and Stanyan. Tim Floreen: I believe music can be a powerful complement to a yoga practice. It can open up our hearts and call forth emotions like nothing else can. That’s why putting together playlists is one of my favori
It was another eventful weekend in our teacher training, as we explored two topics mostly brand new to all of us: pre-natal and post-natal yoga with Jane Austin, and the business of yoga with Darren. I found both topics not only exciting to think about, but actually pretty crucial for
Darren Main, Yoga Tree’s teacher training program director, interviews one of Yoga Tree’s newest teachers, Jason Bowman. In this podcast, Jason discusses different styles of yoga, his move from Boulder to San Francisco, and some insight on how yoga has developed over the y
To fulfill my observation requirements for the Yoga Tree 200 Hour Teacher Training, Jane Austin let me observe her prenatal class in exchange for volunteering in her postnatal class. The two classes couldn't be more different.
Time continues to move by way to rapidly in our Teacher Training. Even though graduation isn’t until July, some of us are already talking about it, I think because we all realize how quickly the last couple of months have gone by.
Yoga Tree’s Food Freedom Mentor Darshana Weill: How to Feed Yourself & Your Family – 3 Steps to Take Right Away All change starts with ourselves, so although this article is intended for families with children, you will also benefit from the information below if you li
Baddhakonasana Bound Angle Pose By Chrisandra Fox Walker The power of birth – the burst of a flower into bloom, the unfolding of a new season, the start of a yoga practice or the literal birth of a new being into the world – is an intelligent process that can bring openness, tr
Somehow two weeks have gone by in our teacher training, and we have covered so much ground that it is hard to know where to begin. Last week we began the assisting section of the training led by Darcy Lyon, and we also had Friday night philosophy class with Lauren Slater about yoga an
This past weekend was a bit of a departure from the teachings of the past month. On Friday night, we had our first class on meditation with Dina Amsterdam. Then on Saturday, some of us went to our first support group with Marc Rappaport, and then we all proceeded to engage in our seco
ENERGY! Detox and Renew! By Food Freedom Mentor and Yoga Teacher Darshana Weill “What foods will give me more energy?” This is a question clients and students ask me every week. When I hear the question, the first thought that comes to my mind is…. What foods are you eating or what ac
Pose of the Month Halasana: Plow Pose By Chrisandra Fox Walker Spring is the season of growth, when Mother Nature bursts forth in beauty and light. In the Bay area, pink and white buds are blossoming on the trees while the bright colorful heads of flowers begin to open toward a warmin