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 [...]

Our Hero for July: Kevin Blair

  Nickname: KB Classes Taken: 96 since the beginning of the year Occupation: Capital Markets/Trading for Liquid Venture Partners Charity: National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. FUN FACT: I commute weekly from the Bay Area to Manhattan Beach. FAVORITE INSTRUCTOR & WHY: I love Anne Spinner’s class- what I like is that I get my butt [...]

Our Hero for June: Marisa Landsberg

MARISA LANDSBERG Class taken: 80 Occupation: Mom, Activist (animals & environment) Fun Fact: I am a vegan Favorite Instructor & Why: Sesa O’Connor & Heather Archer because they are the perfect balance of Asana & Yoga philosophy Intention for Yoga Practice: To quiet my mind & focus on the breath Favorite Pose: Headstand - I [...]