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Baby & Me Yoga Class

Starting this summer, Breathing Space will offer more prenatal and postnatal yoga in both Southeast and Northeast Capitol Hill venues! We are thrilled to welcome Kahlil to our teaching staff and provide expecting moms with multiple opportunities to practice every week. We are also changing to a new class-pass system to fit our multiple-times-a-week schedule! *June 24 is… Continue Reading Prenatal & Postnatal Program Expansion

Our public weekly prenatal and postnatal yoga classes - including Baby Yoga & Play -  can be reserved one at a time or using a multi-class pass. Please set up an online account and pay for your drop-in class in advance. Our registration site is mobile friendly and accepts drop-in payments right up until class starts. Most of our class venues do… Continue Reading How to Drop-in to Prenatal, Postnatal or Baby Classes

Our kids and family yoga classes incorporate appropriate poses, games, stories, and songs to encourage children (and their caregivers) to celebrate moving creatively and mindfully in their bodies, while having fun. Fall session will run from Sept 12-Dec 9, with weekend classes ending Nov 22 and no class Columbus Day weekend. Still time to join us: Pricing… Continue Reading Fall 2015 Kids & Family Class Registration is Open

Jessica has been practicing yoga and living on Capitol Hill for over 20 years. She’s dedicated her entire professional career to teaching: French, Spanish, PE, early childhood and yoga! Jessica is a yoga instructor and certified personal fitness trainer. She teaches vinyasa flow, mixed levels and fundamentals yoga at Results Gym, the Hill Center, the Corner… Continue Reading Meet Jessica – Adult Yoga Instructor

Updated: May 15, 2014 With the debut of our new registration system, all adult classes, including prenatal, will offer a partial registration class bundle. We still have full session registration and we also have a monthly membership. What are your options? Session Registration - $14 per class, total cost depends on length of session Commit to… Continue Reading More Flexible Adult Yoga

The full moon has long captured the human imagination and features pominantly in many cultural traditions. The gravitational moon governs our tides, and many believe, our moods. In yoga, the energetic effects of the full moon and new moon has significance and, in the Ashtanga tradition, marks days of total rest from practice. The Ashtanga… Continue Reading Moon Salutation – Chandra Namaskar – and the Year of the Supermoon

We know that pictures sell. Why? People need a story and a visual is extremely helpful in telling a story. This picture tells a story: Kids and parents can identify with the participants in this photo. When combined with others of camp, they get a sense of what their day would be like and are… Continue Reading Resolving to Take Better Yoga Photos in 2014

Grossly simplified, William Broad of the New York Times, who last year made the charge that yoga could cause paralysis and death, is now blaming the practice for an increase in hip-replacements in not-so-old women. So, William Broad is again being lambasted in yoga circles - nice thoughtful posts too - for shoddy reporting, imprecise… Continue Reading Why You Shouldn’t Let the NY Times Wreck Your Yoga

Sun salutation is the first sequence most yoga students learn. Moving through the positions with your breath can be both calming and invigorating. It is often the buildng block of vinyasa flow classes and there are hundreds of posible variations from the essential form. Learning the Basic Form The basic sun salutation tends to follow… Continue Reading Yoga 101: Sun Salutations

This post was originally published as Capitol Hill Yoga's Pose of the Month in April 2013. Utthita Parsvakonasana - Side Angle Pose It’s a standing pose introduced in most beginners yoga class, yet its classic form and variations continue to challenge me years after first encountering it. Uttita Parsvakonasa (extended side angle pose) is one… Continue Reading Yoga 101: Utthita Parsvakonasana – Extended Side Angle Pose

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Most classes are cancelled until Tuesday Nov 28. See calendar for details.

Class Calendar

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Upcoming Events

Nov
28
Tue
9:45 am Babywearing Dance & Yoga @ Realignment Studio
Babywearing Dance & Yoga @ Realignment Studio
Nov 28 @ 9:45 am – 10:45 am
Babywearing Dance & Yoga @ Realignment Studio
This class is a blend of zumba-esque dancing to contemporary pop music, yoga conditioning, and relaxation. You will get a workout and have fun with your baby. Most appropriate from about 6 weeks (or when… Continue Reading Yoga 101: Utthita Parsvakonasana – Extended Side Angle Pose
11:00 am Preschooler Family Yoga (21 mo-4... @ Realignment Studio
Preschooler Family Yoga (21 mo-4... @ Realignment Studio
Nov 28 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Preschooler Family Yoga (21 mo-4 yrs) @ Realignment Studio | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
This class is for families of almost 2- to 4-year old preschoolers, with younger siblings welcome. Class incorporates age-appropriate yoga poses, dance and creative movement, songs, stories, and games as children learn yoga through social… Continue Reading Yoga 101: Utthita Parsvakonasana – Extended Side Angle Pose
12:00 pm Infant Massage – Nov @ Realignme... @ Realignment Studio
Infant Massage – Nov @ Realignme... @ Realignment Studio
Nov 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Infant Massage - Nov @ Realignment Studio @ Realignment Studio | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Massage is a great way to connect to your baby and has been shown to help babies sleep better, gain weight, reduce fussiness, improve health and relax. Our classes teach parents massage techniques in a… Continue Reading Yoga 101: Utthita Parsvakonasana – Extended Side Angle Pose
7:30 pm Prenatal Yoga @ Shenanigans Art Space
Prenatal Yoga @ Shenanigans Art Space
Nov 28 @ 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Prenatal Yoga @ Shenanigans Art Space | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
In this all-level prenatal yoga class, expecting moms will cultivate the flexibility, concentration, and strength needed during the transformative time of pregnancy and childbirth. Enjoy the community of other expecting mothers while we practice modified… Continue Reading Yoga 101: Utthita Parsvakonasana – Extended Side Angle Pose
Nov
29
Wed
10:00 am Preschooler Family Yoga @ Shenanigans Art Space
Preschooler Family Yoga @ Shenanigans Art Space
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Preschooler Family Yoga @ Shenanigans Art Space | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
This class is for families 21-month to 4-year old preschoolers, with younger siblings welcome. Class incorporates age-appropriate yoga poses, songs, stories, and games as children learn yoga through social interaction, repetition, and play. No yoga… Continue Reading Yoga 101: Utthita Parsvakonasana – Extended Side Angle Pose
11:00 am Tot Yoga @ Shenanigans Art Space
Tot Yoga @ Shenanigans Art Space
Nov 29 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Tot Yoga @ Shenanigans Art Space | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
This is a supportive, fun-loving, and active yoga class for crawling babies to 24 month old toddlers and their parent/caregiver. This class is all about your new mover. Crawlers and walkers learn poses, songs, and… Continue Reading Yoga 101: Utthita Parsvakonasana – Extended Side Angle Pose
6:00 pm Prenatal Yoga @ Realignment Studio
Prenatal Yoga @ Realignment Studio
Nov 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Prenatal Yoga @ Realignment Studio | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
In this all-level prenatal yoga class, expecting moms will cultivate the flexibility, concentration, and strength needed during the transformative time of pregnancy and childbirth. Enjoy the community of other expecting mothers while we practice modified… Continue Reading Yoga 101: Utthita Parsvakonasana – Extended Side Angle Pose
Nov
30
Thu
9:30 am Tot Yoga @ Realignment Studio
Tot Yoga @ Realignment Studio
Nov 30 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Tot Yoga @ Realignment Studio | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
This is a supportive, fun-loving, and active yoga class for crawling babies to 24-month-old toddlers and their parent/caregiver. This class is all about your new mover. Crawlers and walkers learn poses, songs, and games while… Continue Reading Yoga 101: Utthita Parsvakonasana – Extended Side Angle Pose
10:30 am Preschooler Yoga @ Realignment Studio
Preschooler Yoga @ Realignment Studio
Nov 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Preschooler Yoga @ Realignment Studio | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
This class is for families 21-month to 4-year old preschoolers, with younger siblings welcome. Class incorporates age-appropriate yoga poses, songs, stories, and games as children learn yoga through social interaction, repetition, and play. No yoga… Continue Reading Yoga 101: Utthita Parsvakonasana – Extended Side Angle Pose
11:30 am Baby Yoga & Play @ Realignment Studio
Baby Yoga & Play @ Realignment Studio
Nov 30 @ 11:30 am – 12:15 pm
Baby Yoga & Play @ Realignment Studio | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Breathing Space Baby Yoga & Play features fun yoga-inspired postures and movements as well as calming, nurturing ways to enhance bonding and improve baby’s sleep. Babies enjoy yoga while on their backs, tummies, or held… Continue Reading Yoga 101: Utthita Parsvakonasana – Extended Side Angle Pose

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