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Ushering in a New Beginning


Sunday, January 1st

2:30 - 4:30 pm


- - In-Studio & Online via Zoom - - 

Cost: $40 or 2 Stamps from Class Card

 Advance Registration and Payment Required

Yoga Mat and Straps

The new year offers the opportunity for a new beginning - a pen resting on a blank page. As long as we are practicing yoga, we are beginning.  

Join Dorinda on New Year’s Day to relax, reflect, and renew. This extended restorative yoga practice will help ease the transition into 2023.  


Restorative yoga helps to eliminate fatigue and stress that results from daily activities. It also aids in recovery from illness, injury, and trauma.  A consistent restorative practice helps the body achieve optimal health. Through a mindful sequence of restorative asanas (yoga poses), we will compassionately set up the conditions that will allow our relaxation to unfold. There will be mindful readings and music selections to help enrich the practice. 

Bring in 2023 with an afternoon of bliss and peace. What could be better after your busy holiday season? Treat yourself, and have a friend or partner join you!

Everyone is welcome - no previous yoga experience necessary. Dress in layers. If you prefer your own eye pillow, please bring it. Socks are also nice.

Class Card holders: simply register above.

Drop-ins: purchase below, then register above. 

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Dorinda’s teaching style helps students focus on intention and anatomical alignment through compassionate and clear instruction, skillful sequencing, and perceptive hands-on adjustments. Her purpose is to help students experience this ancient practice in a way that reveals its wisdom, and ease. Dorinda’s love of yoga comes through in her devotion to the intention of her teachers. Her reverence for yoga’s complex lineage is balanced with humor so that students leave class feeling refreshed with clear minds and energized bodies.

Dorinda has been studying Iyengar yoga since 1995 and began teaching in 2010.  She is a long-time student of Donald Moyer, Mary Lou Weprin and Debbie Gilman, a graduate of The Yoga Room’s Advanced Studies Program and a Relax and Renew Trainer through Judith Lasater’s accredited program.  She is certified at the Experienced 500 hour level (ERYT500) and is a Continuing Education Provider (YACEP) with the Yoga Alliance.  Dorinda is also a member of the faculty at The Yoga Room in Berkeley.  

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