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Monday, November 24, 2008

yoga for the holidays

there are so many reasons why taking a yoga class during the thanksgiving holiday can be good for you:

1. physically challenging classes can help you burn off all those extra calories (and we know there's going to be lots of them!)

2. meditative classes can help you get centered before (or after) you have to deal with the relatives... ommmmmm....

3. fundraiser classes will give you the sense of satisfaction that you've helped someone needier than yourself. and here are some studios that'll be hosting them as well as their designated charities:
~ city yoga - project angel food
~ golden bridge yoga - himalayan kids orphanage in deradhun, india
~ rising lotus yoga - west valley food bank
~ santa monica yoga - westside food bank
~ yoga blend - project angel food

4. and best of all, FREE classes can help you stay within your holiday spending budget -- something to be truly grateful for! we have these teachers and studios to thank:
~ hala khouri at exhale center for sacred movement on wednesday
~ kelly wood at karuna yoga on thursday
~ chani nicolas at truyoga on wednesday
~ elyse briggs at yoga at the village on thursday

here's the list of holiday schedules that i've pulled in from websites and email updates. many studios will be open on thanksgiving day, so there's no reason why you can't take a class before your tofurkey feast :)

alive & well, hermosa beach

Thursday Nov 27 - All classes cancelled

ananda LA, santa monica

Thanksgiving - Center closed

angel city yoga, studio city

Angel City Yoga will be closed Thanksgiving Day!

the awareness center, pasadena

November 27th and 28th - CLOSED for Thanksgiving
Open on Sat. the 29th for regular classes.

back for yoga, el segundo

Back for Yoga will be closed on Thanksgiving but will have regular scheduled classes on Friday, Saturday and Sunday - a very nice way to relax and rejuvenate after a day of Thanksgiving celebrations!

black dog yoga, sherman oaks

Thursday Nov 27, 2008
~ 9:00a Sigrid Hatha Flow I-II
~ 9:30a Peter Hatha Flow II-III
~ 10:30 Maria Anusara II
Studio closes at noon

Our Regular Schedule resumes Friday

city yoga, west hollywood

Thanksgiving Day, Thursday Nov 27th
7:30-9:00am Mixed with Rebecca
9:30-11:00am Mixed with Anthony (all bird poses!)
All other classes are cancelled

Friday Nov 28th
8:30-10:00am Basics with Anthony
9:00-10:30am Mixed with Rebecca
10:30am-12:30pm SPECIAL CLASS: Burn the Bird Returns! with Noah and Tara - 2 hour Practice style class
$20 donation-all proceeds to charity
All other classes are cancelled

the core your perfect center, redondo beach

The Core will be closed November 27th - 30th...Happy Thanksgiving!

earth's power yoga, los angeles

We will be closed Thursday on Thanksgiving and then will reopen Friday for the 10:30 am class.
Saturday 10:30 am class and Sunday 10:30 am class.
No evening classes through the Holiday weekend.

exhale center for sacred movement, venice

Wednesday Nov. 26 12:30- 1:30pm
SHAKE YOUR BOOTY Gratitude Ritual with Hala Khouri
Join Hala to dance, sweat, pray and meditate for all that you are grateful for in your life. This one hour ritual starts with yoga, then freeform dance into a deep meditation and savasana.

In gratitude, we will be holding a special class schedule on Thanksgiving Day:
8:30-10a Shiva Rea Lev 2/3
9-10:30a Hala Khouri Lev 1/2
10:30-12:15p Saul David Raye Lev 2/3
10:45-12:15p Ashley Turner Lev 1/2

free spirit yoga, long beach

There will be 2 classes on Thanksgiving Day:
9:30am-11:00am All Levels with Cindy
11:00-12:15pm Level 1 with Lonne
Sign up sheet at the desk
Normal yoga schedule Friday-Sunday

garden of yoga, woodland hills

We will be closed Wednesday and Thursday for the Thanksgiving Holiday.
Diana will be teaching an ALL LEVELS class on Friday, November 28th at 10 AM.
We will have a regular schedule on Sunday, November 30th.

glendale yoga, glendale

We will be closed on Thanksgiving November 27th. The rest of the holiday weekend will be as regularly scheduled

goda yoga, culver city

Thursday, November 27: Goda will be closed
Friday, November 28: 1 Class at 9 a - All Levels with Cheryl
Regular schedule will resume on Saturday, November 29.

golden bridge yoga, hollywood

Thursday, November 27 9:00 - 11:30 am
Thanksgiving Day Celebration with Gurmukh & Tej
Cost: $25/adv or $30/day of

Let the day of thanksgiving begin with playful, prayerful and powerful Kundalini Yoga, meditation, double gong and a bit of Thanksgiving dance!
Feast on our famous sourdough waffle breakfast and all the trimmings along with delicious yogi tea! Give thanks and blessings for the gift of your life.
Unveil the joy of gratitude in your heart!
A portion of the proceeds from this class will go to Himalayan Kids Orphanage in Deradhun, India.
This will be the only class offered this day. We will resume our regular schedule on Friday, November 28.

guerilla yoga, hollywood

Tiffany teaches the annual Guerilla Turkey Class from 9-11 am at the Hollywood Dance Center. This special 2-hour class gets pretty stuffed (get it?) so arrive early, bring a towel (the oven gets hot) and work up an appetite.
And ... if you are off or have a half day on Wednesday the 26th, why not come to her Practice at 4 pm? Consider it an appetizer.

home simply yoga, santa monica

Thursday Nov 27 - All classes cancelled
Friday, Nov 28 - All classes cancelled

inner harmony yoga, san pedro

No classes Thanksgiving Weekend

iyengar yoga institute, los angeles

Thursday Nov 27
9:00-11:00am All Levels Sophie Boller
All other classes cancelled

karuna yoga, los feliz

Thanksgiving Day FREE Class w/ Kelly
9:30 - 11am
(1 class only Thanksgiving Day)

liberation yoga, los angeles

The class schedule for Thanksgiving Day is as follows:
8-9:30am - Arun Deva - All Levels
10:00am-11:30am - Jessie Diaz Perez - Level 1
11:30am-1:00pm - Ashley Albrand - Mixed Level Flow

lyfe yoga center, hermosa beach

Wednesday, November 26
6:45am Power Hour
8:35am Gentle Yoga

Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 27
9:00am All Levels

Regular Schedule Resumes Friday

mission street yoga, south pasadena

Thursday 11/27/08 - 10:00AM Mixed Mark Frankel

revive yoga, chatsworth

Wednesday 11/26 - 6:00-7:30pm Vinyasa cancelled
Thursday 11/27 - Closed
Friday 11/28 - Closed
Saturday we will resume our regular schedule!

rising lotus yoga, sherman oaks

Thursday, November 27, 2008
9:00am Level 1 with Elinore
10:30am Mixed Level Flow with Daniel
By Donation to benefit West Valley Food Bank

runyon canyon yoga, hollywood

There WILL be class on Thanksgiving

santa monica yoga, santa monica

Special Classes Thursday November 27 - Fundraiser for Westside Food Bank
~ 9:00 am - Kyra Haglund - Mixed Level Flow
~ 10:45 am - Cindy Fraser - Slow Deep Stretch
Closed Friday November 28
Regular Schedule Resumes Saturday November 29

silver lake yoga, silverlake

Wednesday, November 26
No 4 pm Kids Class

Thursday, November 27 - THANKSGIVING DAY
There will be a 9:30 am All Levels Class taught by Jonathan
All other classes canceled

Friday, November 28
No 7 am Mixed Levels Class
No 7:15 pm Flow Class
All other classes as scheduled.

sivananda yoga vedanta center, marina del rey

We have a modified schedule for Thanksgiving week:
10:30am-noon Open Class All Levels
All other classes cancelled on Thursday and Friday
except for Bhaghavad-Gita workshop on Friday
Pranayama class cancelled on Sunday

space studio, manhattan beach

No evening classes on Wednesday - 8am and 9am Spin only
Closed on Thursday – Happy Thanksgiving!
Friday – 8am and 9am Spin, 9:15am Yoga
Back to the regular schedule on Saturday

still yoga, silverlake

Thanksgiving class with Tara Judelle 9-11am
All other classes cancelled on Thursday

truyoga, santa monica

As TruYoga's way of giving Thanks for the Thanksgiving Holiday we are offering a free Gratitude yoga class open to all! This Wednesday November 26th from 1-2pm taught by Chani Nicholas
Come and join us for this special yoga class and give thanks for all we have to be grateful for...

Wednesday November 26th
~ 7am w/ Ben
~ 10:45am w/ Leslie
~ 1pm Free Gratitude Yoga Class open to all w/ Chani
~ 5:45pm w/ Toni CANCELLED
~ 7:15pm w/ Travis CANCELLED
Thursday November 27th CLOSED
Friday November 28th CLOSED

u studio yoga, los angeles

if U happen to be in town this Thanksgiving, we've got U covered!

Thursday, Thanksgiving day - 9am with Andrea (get there early to ensure a spot)
Friday - climb out from the wreckage and join Ginny at 10:15am for a detox flow
then go home and eat left overs and..
join Andrea at 5:30pm for further damage control...

the rest of the weekend is as it always is

urth yoga, silverlake

Thursday, Nov 27
8:30-10:00am Basics - Anusara Inspired Gabe Hendrie
10:30am-12:00pm Mixed Levels - Anusara Inspired Jeff Starin

yoga at the village, glendale

Free 9:00am yoga on Thanksgiving Day...THANK YOU!!!
Closed the rest of Thanksgiving day.
Open Friday, Saturday, Sunday as usual.

yoga bindu, san pedro

The studio will be closed on Wednesday, November 26

yoga blend, burbank

We will offer two classes on Thanksgiving morning with a portion of the proceeds going to Project Angel Food, an organization dedicated to nourishing the body, mind and spirit of those with life-threatening illnesses.
10:00am-11:30am Level 1- 2 with Nicole
10:30am-12pm Gentle/Stretch with Christy
We will be closed the rest of the day.

On Friday, November 28th, 6:45am class will be cancelled.
The rest of the weekend we will be open with our regular schedule.

yoga circle downtown, los angeles

Wed Nov 26, 7am, 12noon and 7:30pm
Closed Thanksgiving Day
Friday Nov 28, 12noon and 6:05pm
Sat Nov 29 Return to Regular Schedule

yoga darsana studio, alhambra

Studio closed on Thanksgiving Day

yoga desa, topanga

Unless otherwise posted, Yoga Desa will be CLOSED on Thanksgiving.

yoga groove, north hollywood

Thursday November 27th...Thanksgiving Day...we are having a 10 AM class only.
Come join WendyO for this special holiday class with live music and a spirit of thankfulness for all that blesses us in life.

yogahop, santa monica

Thursday, November 27, 2008
9:15AM - 10:45AM Summit 2/3 Matthew Reyes (room: East/West)
all other classes cancelled

yoga house, pasadena

Thursday, November 27
6:45am Level 1 Rebecca Miller
9:00am Level 1 Fiona Cole
10:00am Level 1-2 Susan Priver

Regular schedule resumes Friday, November 28

yoga kingdom sanctuary, pasadena

Nov. 27th - Thanksgiving Day
9:30 to 11:00 AM Classical Hatha All Level Naader

Nov. 28th - Day after Thanksgiving Day
9:30 to 11:00 AM Classical Hatha All Level Naader
4:45 to 6:00 PM Classical Hatha All Level Maria

Nov. 29th - Thanksgiving Day Saturday
8:00 to 11:00 AM Classical Hatha All Level Naader
8:45 to 10:00 AM Beginners Hatha Maria

yoga loft, manhattan beach

Wednesday, 11/26 All classes held
Thursday, 11/27 9:00am Level 2 with Genevieve
Friday, 11/28 8:40am Level 2/3 with Najla
10:15am Level 1/2 with Jamie
Saturday, 11/29 All classes held
Sunday, 11/30 All classes held

yoga madre, arcadia

Thursday November 27, 2008 The 9:00 am all levels class is on, and we are closed after that.

yoga west, los angeles

Thursday, November 27th 9 - 10:30 am
*keytag class (only class of the day)

Let us “count our blessings” on the Day of Thanks. A great way to start this day is to open ourselves with Yoga, then receive the Infinite through our Meditation. With that experience, we can live with grace in gratitude for all the Infinite has given us. Of course, a great meal with family and friends will also help with generous servings of dessert!

yoga works, all locations

Center for Yoga
8:00 Hatha Blend 2 Clay Kyle
8:30 YW Flow 2/3 Natasha Rizopoulos
9:30 Hatha Blend 1/2 Hazel Patterson
10:15 Anusara 2/3 Lucy Bivins
11:00 Hatha Blend 1 Kim Wharton

Main Street
7:30 YogaWorks 1/2 Kia Miller
9:00 Vinyasa Flow 2/3 Vinnie Marino
11:00 YogaWorks 2 Gigi Snyder

Montana Avenue
7:30 YogaWorks 1/2 Al Tavera
8:00 Pranayama Lisa Walford
9:00 YW Flow 2/3 James Brown
9:15 Iyengar 2 Tulsi Laher
10:45 Vinyasa Flow 2/3 Jesse Schein
10:45 Hatha Blend 1 Nichola Dunne

Pacific Palisades
The studio will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 27th, 2008.
We will return to normal hours on Friday, November 28th.
Have a wonderful holiday and we look forward to seeing you on the 28th!

South Bay
7:30 Iyengar 1/2 Jennifer Edwards
8:00 Vinyasa Flow 2/3 Garth Hewitt
9:15 YogaWorks 1 Romy Phillips
9:45 Vinyasa Flow 2 Shelley Williams
11:00 Vinyasa Flow 2/3 Julie Rader

7:30 YogaWorks 1 Hazel Patterson
9:15 Iyengar 1/2 Vladimir Jandov
9:30 Vinyasa Flow 2/3 Eka Ekong
11:00 YW Flow 2 Eka Ekong
11:00 Restoratives Vladimir Jandov

Visit yogaworks.com for the most current schedule

your neighborhood studio, culver city

Thursday, 11/27 - Closed Thanksgiving Day

Friday, 11/28 - Holiday Schedule
9:00 am - 10:30 am Yoga Flow
INSTRUCTOR RENNIE YABIKU. This class combines vinyasa flow, breath awareness and alignment of poses to create a challenging class that will move you deeper into your practice.

yummy yoga, los feliz

Wednesday, Nov 26:
9AM to 10:30AM - All Levels with Emilie
7PM to 8:30PM - All Levels with Caroline
All other Wednesday classes are cancelled.

Thursday, Nov 27:
***Special Thanksgiving Day Class***
10:00 AM to Noon
All Levels, taught by Ducky Punch and Ali Laventhol
Donation Only (class series do not apply)
Ease into your Thanksgiving celebration with this special two-hour class taught by Ducky and Ali. Reconnect to your breath, your body, and your intention for the day. Everyone is welcome, regardless of yoga experience!
All other Thursday classes are cancelled

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday:
regular classes will be held as scheduled


Blogger Maria said...

It was great meeting you last Saturday Joni! And, I want to give a shout out to Yoga Blend in Burbank, they're the best.

4:14 PM  
Blogger joni said...

hi maria --

christy and her crew at yoga blend are the best, aren't they? it's just too bad they're at the other end of town from me, otherwise i'd be there more often!

10:28 PM  
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