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WEEKLY Classes

All-Levels Yoga

The 90-minute classic Sivananda Yoga class follows a balanced sequence: initial relaxation, breathing exercises, sun salutations and twelve basic postures.

Gentle Yoga

Focus on the breath while moving the body through a sequence of gentle poses, modifying according to the capacity of those in attendance. Lots of warmups. Great for all levels and abilities!

Yoga for You

Throughout the week, we also offer Senior Yoga (by donation), Beginner Yoga and Intermediate Yoga—making the practice available to all

What we offer

Customized instruction
for every student

Come learn, grow and relax in a pure environment that offers authentic teachings from an ancient and living tradition. We favor a smaller class size where instructions are catered to the individual.

Every body is a yoga body.

Upcoming Courses

Establish Your Practice

Yoga 1

A five-session course for beginners that starts with the foundation of Yoga Philosophy and teaches students to practice asana safely, properly and with awareness. Students can continue on to Yoga 2 and Yoga 3.

Positive Thinking

In this five-session course. learn time-tested and effective methods to elevate thoughts out of habitual negative patterns. Build confidence through affirmations. Positive thinking is a Raja Yoga technique that brings peace of mind.

Meditation

Set up a personal practice and learn about the mind in this five-session course. Develop skills to focus and calm the mind in all situations, and enjoy a daily practice that gives you inner strength
and resilience. Level 2 available.

Soothing and nourishing

Ayurveda

Yoga’s sister science is a powerful healing tool to nourish the mind-body connection. Rejuvenate yourself with an Ayurvedic body treatment or book a consultation today.

Reclaim your Health With

Yoga Therapy

The Sivananda Institute of Health & Yoga (SIHY) offers courses for specific health conditions, consultations with  certified Yoga Health Educators, protocol series, and an IAYT-certified 800-hour Yoga Therapist training.

DIVE DEEP INTO

Vedic Sciences

We offer programs in Vedanta, Jyotish (Vedic Astrology), Vaastu (Indian Architecture) and more.

Learn at home and order recordings from the July 2017 Vedic Astrology Program with Sanjay Rath, Sarbani, and Komilla Sutton. Call us at 415-681-2731 for more details.

Testimonials

What People Are Saying

Everyone is kind, down-to-earth and paying attention to this holy moment. I always feel more calm, peaceful, clear and connected when I practice in the Sivananda way.

- Brian B.

Student

The San Francisco Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center is such a welcoming place! I just moved to the city and was looking for a strong yogic community to ground myself in my practice and they’ve really made me feel at home here!

- Shayna Kay

Student

The Sivananda Yoga Center is my home. It is my community in San Francisco. Participating in all the activities that they offer gives me purpose and anchors my life. Thank you, Sivananda Yoga Center.”

- Lalitha V.

Student

Find the right program for you.

Call us at 415-681-2731

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Our yoga programs are designed to recharge your energy, rejuvenate your body and mind and leave you feeling inspired, refreshed and peaceful.

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit that is 100% run by volunteers.