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 […]
This Rasa Yoga workshop is full of ancient wisdom for the modern person. Come discover how a well rounded Yoga practice can transform, heal and ignite your life! Saturday September 29th from 1-3:30pm at Namaste Studio in Rockridge. Tickets: $35 for Members, $40 for regular enrollment.
Join us in the magical redwoods of Mendocino October 5-8 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!
“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 […]
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
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.
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 […]
Core Module 1 – Energetics: Prana Vayus, Doshas, Gunas A 50 Hour Advanced Training for Yoga Teachers with Sonya Genel ERYT500 August 8–13, 2017 at Yoga Garden SF 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 […]
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.
Join Sonya Genel, ERYT500, and musicians Arasa Maram & Amber field for an evening of heartfelt yoga with LIVE music followed by a nourishing meal.
I have good news! Tomorrow, Sept 30th, we have a New Moon in Libra at 5:11pm PST! This moon initiates us into a month of forward motion, growth, action and expansion. This will feel GREAT after the last several weeks of working with the difficulty that the Mars and Mercury retrograde had us go through. […]