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Monday, November 23, 2009

before you pop the tofurkey into the oven...

here's a compilation of the thanksgiving day schedules around town. while many of them will cost you the price of a regular class, some of them are by donation, with proceeds going to a local food bank or other charity. and if you look closely, you'll notice that a few of them are FREE! so check out the list; one of these classes is bound to fit in with your schedule and/or budget.

i'll keep adding on to the list as i find them:

~~ westside ~~

Beach Yoga with Brad Keimach, Santa Monica
There will be a special Thanksgiving morning Beach Yoga session, as well as Friday morning, since so many of you will be off of work. Saturday and Sunday will make 4 days in a row!
WHEN: 10:30am-12pm
WHERE: Santa Monica. Walk up Marine Street (which becomes Barnard Way), all the way to the water's edge, by lifeguard station #29. I'll be there to welcome you!
COST: By Donation.
BRING: Large towel, or mat. Sunscreen! Your great spirit! A sense of adventure and beauty!
PARKING: Free street parking on Hampton, Second St., Third St. Allow a few minutes to circle.

Bhakti Yoga Shala, Santa Monica
Thanksgiving Day yoga schedule as follows:
9am Zat Baraka (digestion prep)
11am Sidnie Charnaw
1:30pm Michael Thomas
7pm Kirtan with Michael Thomas, Masood, Sidnie and Honeybee
All classes by donation

Creative Chakra Spa, Marina del Rey
Nov 24th - Nov 28th Happy Thanksgiving - resume next week
Nov 28th 4.30pm Call to confirm FREE Special Holiday Thanksgiving Yoga

Exhale Center for Sacred Movement, Venice
Wed November 25:
7:00 - 8:30AM Level 2/3 Chani Nicholas
9:00 - 10:25AM Level 2/3 Micheline Berry
9:15 - 10:40AM Level 1 Keri-Anne Telford
10:30 - 12:10PM Level 2/3 Saul David Raye
10:45 - 12:15PM Level 1/2 Brian Campbell
12:45 - 2:15PM Level 2/3 - Community Brad Keimach
2:30 - 3:55PM Music Yoga Flow - Community Garth Hewitt
4:00 - 5:25PM Level 2/3 Tracy Krosnoff
5:30 - 6:55PM Level 1/2 Keri-Anne Telford
6:00 - 7:30PM Level 2/3 Erich Schiffmann
All other classes are cancelled
Thu November 26:
9:00 - 10:25AM Level 1/2 Hala Khouri
9:00 - 10:25AM Level 2/3 Shiva Rea
10:30 - 12:15PM Level 2/3 Saul David Raye
10:45 - 12:10PM Level 1/2 Keri-Anne Telford
Fri November 27, 2009:
9:00 - 10:25AM Level 2/3 Micheline Berry
9:15 - 10:40AM Level 1 Keri-Anne Telford
10:30 - 12:10PM Level 2/3 Kyra Haglund
10:45 - 12:15PM Level 1/2 Brian Campbell
12:30 - 2:00PM Level 2/3 Tracy Krosnoff
12:45 - 2:15PM Level 2/3 - Community Brad Keimach
2:30 - 3:55PM Level 1/2 - Community Desiree Bartlett
All other classes are cancelled

Goda Yoga, Culver City
Thursday, November 26: 9:30-11:00am All Levels with Nathalie
Friday, November 27: 10:00-11:30am All Levels with Cheryl

Home Simply Yoga, Santa Monica
All classes cancelled - Thursday Nov 26, Friday Nov 27, Saturday Nov 28

Iyengar Yoga Institute, Los Angeles
9:30–11:00am Holiday Class - All Levels with Amanda White

Maha Yoga, Brentwood
Thursday Nov 26:
7:00am Mysore Ashtanga - Jorgen Christiansson
9:15am All Levels - Amy Loftus
11:00am Level 2&3 - Steve Ross

Point Dume Yoga, Malibu
Our special Holiday schedule for this week;
Mon: 9am - Ted - level 2/3 / 11am - Ted - all levels / 5:30pm - Jill - all levels
Tues: 9am - Ryan - all levels / 10:45am - Chaz - mixed levels / 12:30pm - Romy - pre-natal /
7pm - Stephen - all levels
Wed: 9am - Ted - level 2/3 / 11am - Ted - all levels / 5:30pm - Jill - all levels
Thanksgiving: 9am - Ted - all levels / All other classes canceled
Fri: 9am - Ted - level 2/3 / 11am - Helen - all levels
Sat: 9am - Ted - all levels / 10:45am - Ted - all levels
Sun: 9am - Jyoti - all levels / 10:45am - Chaz - mixed level flow

Santa Monica Power Yoga - East, Santa Monica
Thursday 11.26: All classes
Friday 11.27: 7:00am
All classes by donation

Santa Monica Power Yoga - West, Santa Monica
Thursday 11.26: 1:30pm, 4:30pm, 8:30pm & 10:30pm
Friday 11.27: 5:30am
All classes by donation

Santa Monica Yoga, Santa Monica
THANKSGIVING DAY YOGA Thursday November 26:
These classes are a fundraiser for Westside Food Bank. Please donate by cash or check made out to the Westside Food Bank.
9:00am - All Levels Flow with Kyra Haglund
11:00am - Slow Deep Stretch with Cindy Fraser
Closed Friday November 27 - regular schedule resumes Saturday November 28

Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center, Marina del Rey
Please note we will have a reduced schedule for the Thanksgiving Holiday:
Thursday, November 26 - 10:30a Open Class Only
Friday, November 27 - 5:30p Open Class Only
Saturday, November 28 -Normal Schedule Resumes

Studio Surya Yoga, Venice
Thanksgiving Schedule: 8am Budokon, 10am and 12pm Vinyasa classes.
We also would like to say, "Thank You" to our incredible students for all of your support with a FREE... you heard right! .... post-Thanksgiving yoga class. This Friday, come sweat off your holiday feast with a special 1.5 hour Power Flow class taught by Mary Beth La Rue. This is a rare and wonderful opportunity to meet our newest teacher, detox your body and try our new Power Flow classes. As space is limited in our little boutique studio, we will be taking reservations for this class.
When: Friday 11/26, 11am
Reservation #: 310.910.4740

Tenth Gate Yoga, West Los Angeles
Thurs 11/26
9:30-10:30am - Yoga For All Levels
Fri 11/27
9:30-10:30am - Yoga For All Levels
10:30-11:30 Am - Turkey Belly Buster Belly Dance
3:30-4:30pm - Yoga For All Levels
6:30-7:45pm - Yoga For All Levels
Sat 11/28
10:30am-12pm - Yoga For All Levels
12-1pm - Turkey Belly Buster Belly Dance
Sun 11/29
9-10am - Yoga On The Sand

True Kundalini, West Los Angeles
Closed Nov. 26th - 29th (open Monday Nov 30th)

Truyoga, Santa Monica
Wednesday, November 25th
Gentle Yoga with Leslie at 10:30am
Yoga Flow with Claudia at 1:00pm
Thursday, November 26th
Closed ~ Happy Thanksgiving!
Friday, November 27th
Gratitude Yoga with Chani at 1:00pm

YAS, Venice
Thanksgiving Day Schedule:
Yoga for Athletes®
8:30am Level 1-2-Denis
10:00am All Levels-Nicole
YAS class
Call YAS Venice to reserve a spot (310) 396-6993.
We will be closed in the evening and reopen on Friday with our complete schedule.

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

Yoga Hop, Santa Monica
Thursday, November 26:
9:15-10:45am - Summit 2/3 - Matthew Reyes
All other classes cancelled

Yoga West, West Los Angeles
Thanksgiving Day Class with Guru Singh: Thursday, November 26th 9-11 am
*keytag class (only class of the day)
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 Main Street, Santa Monica
Thanksgiving Classes:
7:30-8:55am Yoga Blend 1/2 Nicola Dunne
9:00-10:30amVinyasa Flow 2/3_ Vinnie Marino
10:45-12:15pm Vinyasa Flow 2/3_ Sara Ivanhoe
All Other Classes Cancelled

Yoga Works Montana, Santa Monica
Thanksgiving Classes:
7:00-9:00am Ashtanga/Mysore - Sonya Cottle
7:30-8:55am Yogaworks 1 - Al Tavera
9:00-10:30am Vinyasa Flow 2/3 - Garth Hewitt
9:15-10:40am Iyengar 1/2 - Chris Stein
10:45-12:15pm Vinyasa Flow 2/3 - Jesse Schein
10:45-12:15pm Yoga Blend 2 - Birgitte Kristen
All Other Classes Cancelled

Yoga Works Pacific Palisades, Pacific Palisades
In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, our studio will be closed for the day.

Yoga Works Westwood, Westwood
Thanksgiving Classes:
7:30-9:00am Yoga Blend 1/2 - Romy Phillips
8:30-10:00am Yogaworks 1 - Anita Manglani
9:15-10:45am Iyengar 1/2 - Paul Cabanis
11:00-12:30pm Yoga Blend 2/3 - John Neidlinger
All Other Classes Cancelled

Yogis Anonymous, Santa Monica
7:00 am - 8:30 am: Chani Nicholas
(Fill your tank with Gratitude and spread it all day!)
9:00 am - 10:30 am: Brock Cahill
(He will cook your turkey upside down and left and right)
11:00 am - 12:30 pm: Good Cop/Bad Cop with MaryBeth LaRue and Tommy Holmes
(after that, you can seriously eat whatever
All classes by donation

Your Neighborhood Studio, Culver City
Closed Thanksgiving Day

~~ mid-city / downtown ~~

Bikram Yoga, Downtown LA
Thanksgiving Day, 11/26: 9:30am Emily
Friday, 11/27: 9:30am Emily, 4:30pm Jill

Bikram Yoga, Silverlake
Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 26th, we will have 8:00 am and 10:00 am class only. Friday, November 27th we will have 9:30 am and 4:30 pm class only. The rest of the weekend will be the regular schedule.

City Yoga, West Hollywood
7:30-9am mixed with Anthony
9:30-11am mixed with Rebecca
All other classes are canceled
FRIDAY 11/27:
8:30-10am basics with Anthony
10:30am-12:30pm Special 2 hour Practice style class with Noah Maze ($20 donation - all proceeds to St. Jude's Children's Hospital)
All other classes are canceled
7-8:30am 11th Step
8:30-10 basics Anthony
9-10:30am advanced Rebecca
10:30am-12pm mixed Camilla
Studio closes at noon, All other classes are canceled
SUNDAY 11/29:
back to our regular schedule

Dancing Shiva Yoga and Ayurveda, Los Angeles
~ Wed, 25th:
~ Thurs, 26th: 9am level 2 with Mas "Happy Thanksgiving"
~ Fri, 27th: Closed

Dharma Mittra Yoga, Los Angeles
Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule (Each class may include a few optional partner yoga poses):
Thanksgiving Day 11/26 - One class only, 10:00-11:30am All Levels
Friday 11/27 - Two classes, 11:00am-12:30pm All Levels /7:30-9:30pm Recover Yoga Dharma One
Saturday and Sunday schedules are the same.

Earth's Power Yoga, Los Angeles
Closed Thanksgiving day.
Friday the 27th: Just two classes - 10:30am and 5:45pm.
Weekend schedule: Sat - 10:30am and 12:15pm, Sun - 10:30am and 5:45pm.

Golden Bridge Yoga, Hollywood
Thanksgiving Celebration with Gurmukh
Thursday, November 26th 9:30am - 11:30am
Cost: $20
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.

Guerilla Yoga, Hollywood
The sweet folks at the Dance Center have opened their space exclusively for Guerilla Yoga on Thanksgiving Day. That means a strong two-hour practice as we go through all the arm balances that have bird names. And we'll make a few up.
Now this is the way to start a feast.
Time: 9:30 - 11:30am
Date: Thanksgiving morning, November 26
Place: The Hollywood Dance Center.
Cost: $15 Suggested Donation
Tiffany's Wednesday practice on 11/25 and Marc's Friday practice on 11/27 will be canceled.

Karuna Yoga
Thanksgiving Day Yoga: November 26th 9:30-11am FREE
Please join Kelly for our annual holiday class. Let's be together!

Liberation Yoga, Los Angeles
Three ways to be grateful and joyous on Thanksgiving!
Thursday is a shortened schedule and the rest of the weekend is yoga as usual!
10:00am-11:30am - Mixed Level Flow - Steven Espinosa
11:30am-1:00pm Level 1- Jessie Diaz-Perez
1:00pm- 2:30pm - Flow Level 2-3 - Claudia Fucigna

Runyon Canyon Yoga, Hollywood
Thursday: 10:30 am Kamala / 2:00 pm Steve
No Evening class at Berkeley Clinic location on Thanksgiving Day Thursday 11/26
All classes by donation

Silver Lake Yoga, Silverlake
Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26: Sam Graham will be teaching an all-levels class from 10:00am-11:30am
Friday, Nov. 27: The 7:00-8:00am class will be canceled. All other classes remain the same!

Still Yoga, Silverlake
Thu November 26:
9:00-11:00am Thanksgiving 2-hr class Tara Judelle
All other classes cancelled

U Studio Yoga, Los Angeles
Andrea is Back and Ready to Help U get Through Thanksgiving!!!!!!!!!!!
9am Thursday...Be There!!!
PLUS Friday at 5:30...Back to the Usual schedule for U!!!

Urth Yoga, Silverlake
Thursday 26th November:
8:00am- 9:00am $5 One hour with Rachel Jackson
9:30am-11:00am Mixed Levels with Huck Hirsch
Friday 27th November:
9:00am-10:30am Mixed Levels with Martha Ellen Sensensay
12:30pm- 1:30pm $5 One hour with Rachel Jackson
4:30pm- 6:00pm Basics with Nicole Ulrick
Saturday 28th November:
8:30am-10:00am Basics with Gabe Hendrie
10:30am-12:00pm Mixed Levels with Nicole Ulrick

Yoga Circle Downtown, Los Angeles
Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule:
Wed Nov 25: 8:30am, 12noon and 6:05pm
Thu Nov 26: Closed Thanksgiving Day
Friday Nov 27: 12noon and 6:05pm
Sat Nov 28: Regular Schedule
Sunday Nov 29: 10:30am only
All classes by donation

Yoga Works Center for Yoga, Larchmont
Thanksgiving Classes:
8:30-9:55am Yoga Blend 2/3 - James Morrison
9:00-10:30am Yogaworks 2 - Carmen Fitzgibbon
10:00-11:30am Yogaworks 1 - Nona Chiang
11:00-12:25pm Iyengar 1/2 - Marla Apt
All Other Classes Cancelled

Yummy Yoga, Los Feliz
Wednesday, Nov 25:
7:30 AM, Power Hour ~ Laura Bouza
4:30pm, Level 1/2 ~ Ducky Punch
6:30pm, All Levels ~ Larry Santiago
All other Wednesday classes are cancelled
Thursday, Nov 26:
***Special Thanksgiving Donation Class***
9:00 to 10:30 AM ~ All Levels Donation class with Larry Santiago and Amy Dominguez
Come breathe, move, sweat, and celebrate joy this Thanksgiving! Before you stuff yourself with turkey and pie...join us for a sweet, juicy flow class.
**This class is by cash DONATION only - class series do not apply. All contributions will go to a local food bank!
All other Thursday classes are cancelled
Friday, Nov 27:
5:00pm, All Levels ~ Caroline Cardino
All other Friday classes are cancelled

~~ san fernando and san gabriel valleys ~~

The Awareness Center, Pasadena
CLOSED FOR Thanksgiving, Thurs. Nov. 26th
Open for regular classes Friday through the weekend… come burn off the Thanksgiving feast!

Black Dog Yoga, Sherman Oaks
Our shortened holiday schedule for Thursday, November 26, 2009:
9:00a - 10:25am Intermediate Flow - Sigrid Matthews
9:30a - 11:00am Strong Flow - Shawn Bracha
10:00a - 11:30am Basic Flow - Mischa Allen
10:30a - 12:00pm Mixed Level Anusara - Jenny Brill

Garden of Yoga, Woodland Hills
We will be closed on Thursday, November 26th for the Thanksgiving Holiday. All other classes will be as scheduled.

Karen Shuman's Yoga, Sherman Oaks
Before you enjoy a delicious meal with family and friends come enjoy a Gentle Hatha yoga session where you will be able to stretch your body and feel a sense of relaxation to accompany your festive day ahead!
The class will take place from 11:00am-12:30pm

Mark Blanchard's Power Yoga, Studio City
Thanksgiving Day: 9:30am - Elizabeth Folk-Blanchard
Studio closed the rest of the day
Friday: Regular schedule

Mission Street Yoga, South Pasadena
This year we give SPECIAL THANKS to all of YOU as we celebrate the completion of our 7th year @ MSY !!!
To show our appreciation, we are offering a FREE 2-hour Thanksgiving day practice led by Mark Frankel. 10am to Noon.

Rising Lotus Yoga, Sherman Oaks
Please join us Thanksgiving to give thanks. Our 10:35 Mixed Level with Daniel is a DONATION only class. All proceeds will go to the West Valley Food Bank. Please bring cash or check only to make your donations. Please NO FOOD donations.
9:00 am - Level 1 with Shannon Baker
10:35 am - Mixed Level Flow with Daniel

Yoga at the Village, Glendale
FREE 9am Thanksgiving Class - Closed for the rest of the day on Thursday, November 26th.
Open as usual Fri, Sat and Sun. Happy Thanksgiving!

Yoga Blend, Burbank
Thursday, November 26th:
9:30am-11:00am Level 1-2 with Nicole
10:00am-11:30am Gentle with Christy
The studio will be closed for the remainder of the day.
Friday, November 27th:
6:45am Level 1-2 and 8:00am Gentle Backcare classes will be canceled.
The rest of the schedule throughout the weekend will remain the same.

Yoga Groove Studio, North Hollywood
We will be having our traditional 10a.m. class on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday November 26, 2009. Please come and enjoy this special class with Karen Byers before heading off to celebrate with family and friends.

Yoga Kingdom Sanctuary, Pasadena
Nov. 26th - Thanksgiving Day:
9:30 - 11:00 AM Classical Hatha All Level Rachel
Nov. 27th - Day after Thanksgiving Day:
9:30 - 11:00 AM Classical Hatha All Level Naader

The Yoga Loft, Woodland Hills
Wednesday 11/25/09 10:00am taught by Susie. 5:30pm and 7:00pm are canceled.
Thursday 10:00am Kundalini Yoga with Tamera* Afternoon and evening classes canceled.
Friday 10:00am mixed level with Barbara* There is a 5:30pm class.
*Attendance at Thursday or Friday class is our gift to you and our way of thanking you for your support. All we ask is that you bring a non-perishable food item or a pair of new socks, these items will be distributed to a local food bank.

The Yogi Tree, Toluca Lake

~~ south bay / long beach ~~

Back for Yoga, El Segundo
We will be closed on Thanksgiving Day (11/26) and the Friday after (11/27). Regular scheduled classes will be held on Saturday and Sunday.

Free Spirit Yoga, Long Beach
On Thanksgiving Day we will have only one Yoga class at 9:00am with Lonne. There is a sign up sheet at the front desk, space is limited. Regular schedule the rest of Thanksgiving weekend.

The Green Yogi, Manhattan Beach
8:00- 9:15am Power Vinyasa with Anne Israel
9:30-10:45am Power Vinyasa with Jamie Horgan
11:00-12:00am Power Hour with Mary Strong

Happy Me Yoga, Redondo Beach
CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING: Closed 11/26 - 12/01
Will re-open Wednesday 12/02!

Ja Yoga, Long Beach
Closed in Evening

Lyfe Yoga Center, Hermosa Beach
Nov 26 9:00am - Join us Thanksgiving Day morning for an All Levels class taught by Michael.

Yoga Bindu, San Pedro
$10 suggested donation
Proceeds go to San Pedro’s Homeless
Thurs Nov 26th 6a-7:30am / 7:30-8a special Yoga Nidra Rest Period

Yoga Loft, Manhattan Beach
Special holiday class schedule is as follows:
Wednesday, 11/25: All regular classes will be held
Thursday, 11/26:
8:00-9:15am Level 2/3 with Jamie Horgan
9:30-10:45am Level 1/2 with Wendy Rhodes
Friday, 11/27:
10:15am Level 1/2 with Julie Rader
5:00pm Level 2/3 with Jamie Horgan
Sat & Sun 11/28 and 11/29: All regular classes will be held

Yoga Works South Bay, El Segundo
Click here for holiday schedule

Yoga World Studio Downtown, Long Beach
We will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and we will reopen on Friday with our full schedule of classes. Happy Thanksgiving!

Yoga World Studio Los Altos, Long Beach
We will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and we will reopen on Friday with our full schedule of classes. Happy Thanksgiving!


Blogger Unknown said...

I didn't see any mention of Bikram Yoga Studios. Bikram Yoga Silverlake has 8:00 am and 10:00 am class on Thanksgiving. On Friday we have a 9:30 am and a 4.30 pm class and then we are back to our regular schedule for the rest of the weekend. For more information please visit www.bikramyogasilverlake.com.

9:01 PM  
Blogger joni said...

thanks, charlie and nicole! i've added your schedule as well as that of the downtown location. i couldn't find the schedules for the la cienega nor the manhattan beach locations, though.

11:20 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...

Do you offer yoga for corporate companies? If so, what's your package?

6:42 PM  
Blogger joni said...

hi biz -- no, i don't. sorry.

12:04 PM  

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