Category Archives: Yoga

Ayurvedic Diet and Lifestyle Workshop

Ayurvedic Diet and Lifestyle
Why person ‘A’ is active and fast moving and why person ‘B’ is slow and steady?
Why my skin is very dry/rough and my friend’s skin is nice/smooth?
Why can some people eat 5-course meal with ease and while others can barely finish a salad?
Why some people can make decisions fast and some people keep changing their mind all the time.
Well, Ayurveda answers all of these questions. We invite you to attend the workshop for answers!
When: February 18th Saturday 12.30 to 1.30 pm
Where: 2297 Tanager Dr, Pleasanton, CA 94566
Special introductory price per family: $10 for paid participants and $25 non members
Call 408 768 4301 for more details about Pleasanton Workshop
For Registration visit

Youth Empowerment Seminar

Give your teens the Gift of Yes! Program – dynamic processes, breathing techniques and yoga –
which will result in lasting legacy of
– Resilience
– Stress relief
– Values and responsibility
– Good health and happiness
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Youth Empowerment Seminar Jan 19th – 22nd.
Weekdays 6:30-9:30 pm
Weekend 10:30 am -2:30 pm
Link to register en/program/17590
More info:
Questions, call Sudhir Gondhalekar 510-701-2217, Anu Gupta 203-249-6852

Yoga Bharati – Yoga Teacher Training

Yoga Instructors/Foundation Course (YTT-200 &YFC) (Bay Area Chapter) – Yoga Teacher Training (YTT-200) is a yoga teacher training program that prepare the students to teach holistic yoga in the community. This course integrates various aspects of yoga such as asanas, pranayama, kriyas, meditation techniques and the very essence of yogic literature along with philosophy into a holistic composite – thus enabling the students to understand and impart the knowledge of yoga in its entirety. Yoga Bharati conducts Yoga Teacher Training every year in the Bay Area.
Along with yoga practice techniques, we provide in depth yogic philosophy from the ancient scriptures of Upanishad, Bhagavad Gita, and Patanjali Yoga Sutras. We are affiliated to Swami Vivekananda Yoga Research Foundation (SVYASA), Bangalore, a premier Yoga University in India.
Yoga Bharati is a Registered Yoga School with Yoga Alliance (RYS 200). After completing YTT-200 course, one can sign up with Yoga Alliance to become RYT-200 certified teacher. Additional modules are required to complete YTT-200. Please contact us for details.
YTT (AKA YIC) 2017 Announcement – NEW Branch and New Module for East Bay!
• Pleasanton Location Module 1 (First Half) – 2297, Tanager drive, Pleasanton, CA
For Details visit:
– Yoga Bharati Team

Resolve to be Happy this year with Meditation practices

You are invited to a FREE introduction session to Art of Living, Happiness Program on January 5th (Thursday) at 6 pm to 7 pm to get you started and make the best of the resolutions for this year.
In this 1 hours session you get to discover –
1. The tendencies of the mind.
2. 4 Sources of energy
3. Learn a breathing technique and experience guided meditation.
Take away for the participants from this session would be:
1. Learn about and experience the elegant mind-body-breath connection,
2. Using breath and yoga to clear out stress, raise your energy
and bring you to a clear & positive state of mind.
3. Learn a new breathing technique and experience guided meditation.
In this session you also get an introduction to the popular Art of Living Happiness program.
If you have already taken the workshop, please forward the below RSVP link and information to your Family, friends, acquaintances.
When: January 5th (Thursday)from 6 pm to 7 pm.
Location: 1170 Catalina drive, 17 apt, Livermore, California. 94550.
Link to RSVP :
Contact: +1 860.671.7202.

Yoga for Eye Wellnes – Dec 3

yoga-bharti-pleasanton12 Week Yoga Workshop (12 sessions starting from December 3rd ). Yoga Bharati Vision Workshop for Kids.
When: Every Saturday at 11:15AM (80 min duration)
Who can take up?
• Shortsightedness (Myopia)
• Long Sightedness (Hyperopia)
• Astigmatism
• Lazy Eyes
• Dry Eyes
• High Eye Pressure/Tension
• Helps with Vision/Asthma/Allergies
• Simply to help improve memory, concentration and focus
• Yoga Module Special Yoga Techniques such as Trataka (Candle Light Meditation)    yoga_bharati_east_bay_vision_2016
Register online at: Phone :(408)768 4301

Yoga Bharati Yoga Classes in Tri-Valley

Yoga Bharati Yoga Classes in Tri-Valley. Please refer to link below for details. Call (408)768-4301 or email classe…@y…com for any questions. east-bay-trifold-fall-2016
Pleasanton Area Offerings
Adult Wellness
– Tues/Thurs 9.30am
– Thurs 6.30pm
– Sat and Sun 7.30am
Kids Yoga
– Tues/Thurs 4.30pm
Prenatal Yoga

Yoga Therapy, Dynamic Yoga, Kids Yoga, Women’s Yoga, Prenatal Yoga, Kids Special Needs Yoga, Individually Customized Home Practice Kits, Online Sessions and Support, Private Sessions as Needed.
Heyam dukham anagatam – Prevention is better than cure – Patanjali

Yogathon – Art of Living, Tri Valley Center

yogathon posterThe Art of Living, Tri Valley Center invites you all to be part of the global Yogathon event and raise public awareness and funds to support the fight against Human Trafficking, a grave violation of human rights, that denies freedom to 20.9 million people around the world including more than 5 million children.
Join us on Saturday August 20th, to connect with your inner Yogi. Whether you are a novice, experienced or merely curious: all you need is a yoga mat and a benevolent spirit. Participants are challenged to execute 108 Sun Salutations (or as many as you can, really!!!!) in a large gathering of fellow participants and join a global movement for education and change.
 Registration Fee: $25 at country: USA> city: Dublin> Individual Registration)
Join us for free training sessions every Sunday, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM at
6690 Amador Plaza Rd, St 215, Dublin, CA 94568 (Art of Living, Tri Valley Center)
Rise for this great cause with us at #YogathonDublin2016 and say #nohumantrafficking

Isha’s Free Yoga -Sunday June 26th 5:00PM, Dublin

On the occasion of International Day of Yoga (June 21st), Isha Foundation is offering Free Upa Yoga session in East Bay.
Date : Sunday June 26th, 2016
Schedule : 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Venue : Glitter Kids, 8941 San Ramon Rd, Dublin 94582
Who can attend : Children above 7 years age, adults and elders.
This is beginners session and no prior yoga experience is
required. This is a 90-minute session introduces Upa Yoga to Children, adults and elders. Yoga postures and breathing techniques are covered in detail. This is a good opportunity to introduce Yoga to your children in the summer.
Sign-up : please send email to : yoga.isha…@g…com.
Please indicate how many people attending from your family.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.
Thank you,
Isha Volunteers

Isha USA

‘Get Happy’ SF Meditation Retreat Sat 2nd July with Sri Sri Ravi Shankar $95/-

The founder of Art of Living, philanthropist and Noble Peace Prize nominee Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is leading two sessions with breath work and meditation in the Bay Area July 4th weekend.
One day ‘Get Happy Program’ in San Francisco on Saturday, 2nd July 9 am to 6 pm that will give participants an experience of Sudarshan Kriya, meditation and fun group processes for stress relief. $95/- fee. Link to register
The two day ‘Get Happier Program’ on Sunday and Monday, 3rd and 4th July at Santa Clara, 9 am to 5 pm for the complete experience. After doing this program, participants will learn a take home practice of Sudarshan Kriya and can come for weekly follow ups for life in any Art of Living center anywhere in the world. There will also be fun interactive group processes, meditation and Kriya.
If participants sign up for both Get Happy and Get Happier together, they can avail of a $50/- discount. Please call us to help you get the discount.
Pankaj Gupta 203-249-9153

Yoga of Breath – Free Seminar

Lead by Sr. Faculty of Art Of Living organization Joan Goodrum. This seminar is
• Designed to experience the techniques offered in Get Happy program
• Understand how the quality and success of our life is determined by the state of our mind
• Provides a glimpse into an approach that can increase personal
capacity and gain insight into the laws that govern the mind and emotions
When: Sunday, June 19, 2016 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (PDT)
Where; Art Of Living Center for Yoga and Meditation – 6690 Amador Plaza Road St 215, Dublin, CA 94568

The Happiness Program – Sudarshan Kriya®

The Happiness Program – Sudarshan Kriya®
The centerpiece of The Happiness Program is Sudarshan Kriya, a powerful breathing technique that uses specific, natural rhythms to not only release stress at the deepest level, but also balance and integrate mind, body and heart.

Your course will also include:
· Stretching and low-impact yoga for health, circulation, and physical well-being.
· Guided meditation and breathing techniques that increase energy and deeply relax the body and mind.
· Skills for handling negative emotions and situations.
· Practical wisdom for improving focus at work and harmony in relationships.
· Guided interactive processes

By the end of the course you’ll be equipped with specific techniques that you can practice every day. The value of these practices is both cumulative and immediate; you can look forward to continued and increasing benefits. You’ll also have access to ongoing follow-up programs which take place all over the world.
Please note that it’s required to attend all sessions of the course

Course dates: 14 Apr 2016 to 18 Apr 2016
Course timings Weekdays: 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM | Weekends: 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Venue Art Of Living – Tri Valley Center, 6690 Amador Plaza Rd, St 215, Dublin, CA 94568 United States

Gentle Yoga for beginners – all Fridays!

Looks like all are busy all the time with phones, emails, driving and so on…but do we really take a minute to take a deep breath atleast once a day? If so, you are right on path to start your awareness grow with me but if no, you may have to stop by at my door to find why you need to do so..well, everything is answered below; try if it works for you!
Gentle Yoga – Beginners (pay walk in basis, $10/hour)
When : Fridays – March 4
Where: At-home
Time : 4-5 pm
Ratio : 5 students only/class
Questions ? – call 650-275-2501 (between 10am to 2pm)
Hari Om!

Gentle Yoga & Therapeutic Yoga available in Trivalley Area

Yoga Therapy is the application of yoga practices (movement, breathwork and meditation) for optimal health, Stress free life and  well-being.  I have experience and practising  Yoga for most of my life. If you are interested in doing  Gentle Yoga or Therapeutic Yoga , Pl. write to me at reach.ss194…@g…com for details. I offer session in-person at your home as per your convenience.I also take group session at your convenient location.

Introduction to Stepping into New You in Dublin

Come and learn on how to step into new you this new year 2016
You will learn on how to
•Manage this mind
•Take control of your emotions and thoughts
•Learn stress management techquies using breathing techniques
•Light yoga and Meditation
Cost: Free – rsvp:
Date: Jan 9 2016, Timings:   10:00am – 12:00pm
Venue: Art Of Living – Tri Valley Ctr, 6690 Amador Plaza Rd, Dublin

Calling Yoga enthusiasts to try out December Yoga – 2015

Hari Om! Wishing you advanced New Year Wishes! have  a wonderful year ahead ….
On the start of this year, I would like to welcome all yoga enthusiasts, who were looking for yoga session in full swing or just wanted to give it a try, or to see why the world is behind yoga all the time. Can you believe that we have been carrying this ‘Yoga’ origins from India since 11th century and travelled to the west in the 19th century! It has evolved to a large scale since then. Give it a try, and see the world within you…Come join me in New Year 2016 for Jan Yoga
Beginner – Flow – Power

  • Beginner – 6 classes(session 1)
  • Flow – 6 classes(session 2)
  • Power – 6 classes(session 3)

Objective: Weight reduction, stress relief, improve flexibility, muscle tone, core strength and much more…
The course is a 18 classes package with 6 classes in each session . You may choose to enroll on session basis(6 classes) or all three sessions(18 classes). It is completely flexible and at-home environment providing the best support!
Please call or email to: 650-275-2501 arthi.morekond…@g…com

Isha Hatha Yoga in Tri-Valley

Hi All, Isha Teacher will conduct a Hatha Yoga session in San Ramon on one of weekends for the convenience of Tri-Valley residents.
There are variety of Hatha Yoga programs and Surya Kriya is for beginners. All these programs are designed by Sadguru.
This is the link to Surya Kriya:
Age requirement is 14+ years as given in the link.
There is one time fee involved for the session and you can practice at home at your convenience. Cost depends on number of participants for semi-private session. If you attend the session in Woodside, the cost is shown in the above link.
If you are interested in Isha’s yogic practices, pl. let us know we will announce the day and time in San Ramon. Surya Kriya requires 2 sessions each session 2-3 hours. First available dates are Nov 14-15, in the later afternoon 4-7pm.
Hatha Yoga for Children also available.
If you are interested, please respond to [email protected]
Isha Volunteer

Workshop – Stress Free Holidays

StressFreeHolidaysStress Free Holidays – Learn to Manage Stress this Holiday Season
In this 1hr free workshop you will learn
1] Tendencies of the Mind
2] Breathing technique
3] Meditation
4] How to Improve health & wellbeing in holistic way
Cost: Free –
Event dates 08 Nov 2015 (Sunday)
Event timings 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Venue Art Of Living – Tri Valley Ctr, 6690 Amador Plaza Rd, Dublin, CA 94568

Isha Yoga on Thu Oct 22 – Pleasanton Public Library

Hi All – In view of Isha Sadguru’s visit to Bay Area on Oct 24-25, Isha Foundation is conducting a FREE UpaYoga session on Thursday Oct 22nd, 2015 in Pleasanton Public Library. This is last session in Tri-Valley Area.

Topic: UpaYoga practice
Date and Timings: Thursday Oct22nd,2015, 5:00-6:00 PM
Venue : Pleasanton Public Library
400 Old Bernal Ave, CA 94566
Register at yoga.isha…@g…com

Sadguru’s program details: Oct 24-25, Santa Clara Convention Center
Isha is conducting Shambhavi Meditation program with Sadguru after 2 years in SF Bay Area and it is a rare opportunity to be in his presence.
Please plan on attending.
Isha Volunteer