SIMPLY OM: Our Signature Candle Collection

Our Simply Om candle collection is one of the most highly requested items at The Green Yogi.  They are made with a clear vision for sustainability in mind + crafted to be boldly eco-friendly + globally conscious. People buy them as gifts for friends or use them to infuse the peaceful vibe of the studio into their [...]

Why Yoga and Meditation Are Important Forms of Self-Care

by Cassie Steele In a 2017 stress survey conducted by the American Psychological Association, 75% of American adults reported feeling “at least one symptom of stress in the past month.” Additionally, it is estimated that “one in five American adults [have] experienced a mental health issue.” With so many people suffering from stress and mental health [...]

Practice Yoga + Become a Better Writer: 3 Lessons from Author Helena Echlin

One of our beloved TGY Berkeley yogis, Helena Echlin, just recently published a supernatural thriller "Sparked". Discover how her journey through her yoga practice has influenced her writing in her article below.   I recently published a novel, Sparked. It’s the story of Laurel Goodwin, whose sister Ivy is kidnapped – and the only people [...]

Our hero for October, Nikki Roy

Our hero for October: Nikki Roy Number of classes taken since the beginning of the year: 91 Occupation: Court reporter Fun fact about me: Love to cook and golf! Charity name: Planned Parenthood. Why did you choose this charity: Planned Parenthood is a safe place for teens to get fair-minded exploration of sexual issues. What keeps you committed to [...]

Our Hero for August, Lauren Coniglio

OCCUPATION: Former executive turned homemaker…loving my adult gap year. FUN FACT ABOUT YOU: I started practicing at The Green Yogi the first week the studio opened in October 2009. WHAT KEEPS YOU COMMITED TO YOUR PRACTICE? Yoga keeps me strong both physically and mentally. A good workout combined with lots of deep breaths and positive affirmations [...]