Join us for a discussion on the nature of impermanence followed by a guided visualization. All proceeds from the workshop will go to NAACP, Black Lives Matter, and The Love Land Foundation which are all great organizations that support BIPOC and fight injustice.
Mudras are hand gestures that work with the circuitry of energy in the body, direct the flow of PRANA (life force energy), and assist us with our emotional and mental clarity. Mudras help raise our energy when fatigued, calm us when agitated, help build natural self-confidence, open our heart to receive love, empower us with […]
In studio yoga classes are back! Saturday 11am Vinyasa class is now offered BOTH on-line via zoom AND in person at the Green Yogi yoga studio in Berkeley, CA. Classes will be at limited capacity to honor social distancing requirements so please sign up on-line in advance.
Core Energetics: Prana Vayus, Doshas, Gunas A 50 Hour Advanced Training for Yoga Teachers with Sonya Genel ERYT500 At its heart, yoga is a process of transformation. But for transformation to occur, we need to develop a deep understanding of who we are on every level, and which tools and practices will help us evolve.
Join Sonya Genel E-RYT500 and a collective of special guest teachers for this unique opportunity to deepen your yoga practice and learn the essential skills to become a great teacher. Dive into powerful studies that combine the logical mind with intuitive flow, the scientific with the mystical traditions, and the conscious with the subconscious to unlock deep […]
Join us in the magical redwoods of Mendocino August 16-19 at Camp Navarro for the first annual OM Rising Yoga & Music Festival in Northern CA! This is a one-of-a-kind gathering set in Northern California’s stunning redwoods. We will come together as a community for an unforgettable weekend of: Nature, Music, Movement, and More!
Costa Rica is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful, powerful, and enchanting places on earth. Every time I visit there I encounter a radical experience and I feel utterly transformed. That’s why I am so excited to hold space for others to discover the power of this land in a supportive and intentional way
Mudras are special hand positions that activate our inherent potential for healing, transformation, and spiritual growth. Mudras have many physical, mental, and emotional benefits. They work with the subtle energetic body and they are a great ally on the spiritual path!
Do you feel called to deepen your connection with nature and ignite your inner soul fire? Begin the new year with a transformational journey to Costa Rica! Come practice yoga, meditation, movement, music, and ritual in the Osa Peninsula, a region of Costa Rica that is still mostly off-grid, wild, and undeveloped. The powerful untamed […]
“I have worked with Sonya as a student in her public classes, a student in her yoga teacher training and as a client for Sonya’s intuitive sessions. In my work with her, Sonya has challenged me in a constructive and compassionate way, helping me get to the next level of my practice. I always leave […]
An Intuitive Wisdom Session is an opportunity to re-calibrate, re-center, and re-align with your inner truth and power. Many people today are working hard and finding success on the surface, yet feeling lost and unfulfilled inside. Sonya will work with you personally to help you heal and strengthen your body, clear and calm your mind, and give you […]
Its that magical time of year again. The air is crisp, the sweaters are cozy, everything smells of pumpkin spice, and the Halloween decorations are up. I LOVE this season! But there is much more to it than just costumes and candy. It is the perfect time to turn inward for deep inner listening and magic…
This month the New Moon is in Libra and it is in exact opposition to Uranus, the Great Awakener. This new moon will shake things, break things and encourage us to breakthrough the paradigms that keep us playing too small. This process can feel destabilizing and energizing at the same time.
Lately it seems that almost every week there is some new terrible event in the news that we must digest. Our minds and bodies are scrambling to make sense of it all, and the collective trauma is palpable. Amidst these struggles we have any opportunity to choose openness and transformation rather than fear and isolation.
On July 23rd, the dynamic new moon in Leo initiates us into eclipse season. On August 7th there will be a full moon and lunar eclipse in Aquarius. On August 21st, we will have a second Leo New Moon, and a Full Solar Eclipse! Eclipses come in pairs, and the space around them is a powerful […]
Begin the New Year with a transformational journey to Costa Rica! On this unique yoga retreat we will awaken and remember our sacred connection with the Earth.
A New Moon represents the end of one cycle and the beginning of another new 28 day cycle. Sun conjunct Moon means all possibilities are on the table. You can rightly put yourself in the forefront of new plans for the future. Old habits, behaviors and beliefs can be questioned as you search for new […]
The stress and activity of everyday life is often found lodged in the tightness and discomfort of our hips. This workshop will delve deeply into opening the legs and the whole lower body. Much like a lotus flower, the hips cannot be forced or cracked open. But given the right set of circumstances and a […]
Join us for a heartfelt yoga practice with LIVE music followed by a nourishing meal. Step into a rhythmic flow of body and sound, heighten your senses, and finish feeling profoundly revitalized. Then enjoy a delicious bowl of organic vegetarian soup, lovingly prepared with a healing intention.