Yoga Circle | Celebrating 30 years of Yoga in Chicago
Yoga Circle is a yoga studio located in Chicago’s River North area. We offer introductory classes for those new to yoga, as well as a wide range of classes and workshops for students who already have experience with yoga.
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CELEBRATING 30 YEARS!

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*BEST TRADITIONAL YOGA STUDIO 2013
- CHICAGO MAGAZINE

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B.K.S. IYENGAR WAS A LIVING EMBODIMENT OF YOGA.
HIS EXPERTISE WAS UNPARALLELED AND HE INSPIRED
THE YOGA CIRCLE STAFF WITH HIS LIFELONG
COMMITMENT TO THE ART AND SCIENCE OF YOGA.

Welcome to the website for
Yoga Circle

We are a yoga studio located in Chicago’s River North area. We offer introductory classes for those new to yoga, as well as a wide range of classes and workshops for students who already have experience with yoga.

Weekly

Extended Weekly Class
Taught by Todd and Bob
Sundays 10 am – 12:30 pm
Join us weekly for an engaging extended class: explore asana, practice pranayama, ponder philosophy.
$27.50 per class, $25 when purchasing 3 or more classes. Regular series class not applicable.

Monthly

Restorative with Lisa Sandquist
Once per month
Saturdays: 2 – 4:15 pm $40
July 9, Aug 20 & Sept 24
Restorative yoga is a quiet, internally-focused practice where the body is fully supported by props to promote deep relaxation and health. Benefits include better sleep, digestion and stronger immunity.

THE INVOCATION
Chanted by Mr. Iyengar


Watch the video from our 30th Anniversary Celebration.

New Weekly
Classes
August Meditation: TUE 5:30 pm

Join Lisa Sandquist in August for meditation camp! In this 3-week series of classes, you’ll learn the basics of meditation and how to begin and/or re-ignite a daily meditation practice. Pop into Yoga Circle after work from 5:30pm to 6:30pm on Tuesday, August 9, 16, and 23. Cost for the three classes is $75 and includes weekly readings as well as access to an online Q&A.

Level 1-2 for 50+: THUR 5:30 pm

This is a continuing of the Intro for 50+ course – focused on advanced standing and other weight bearing poses, forward bends, backbends and inversions as well as supported poses. See brochure.

Intro for 50+: THUR 7:15 pm

Course in the fundamentals of Iyengar yoga for mature and seasoned bodies. You will learn standing and other weight bearing poses as well as supported poses that increase mobility and strength of the neck, shoulders, and spine and that open the chest for optimal breathing and for mood elevation. See brochure: page 1 | page 2

Neurological Yoga: WED 3 pm

Yoga specialized for MS, Parkinson’s, neuropathy, epilepsy and other neurological conditions provides a powerful therapeutic boost to conventional medical care. Practice yoga for toning and tuning the nervous system to help avert fatigue, improve balance, build stamina, and much more! Open to all levels. Classes continuing through summer.

Events &
Workshops
Summer Tribute Honoring the Life of BKS Iyengar

Prairie Yoga in Lisle, IL — See flyer and register online
Wednesdays July 20 – Aug 10: Noon – 2 pm
Join Gabriel as he teaches sequences learned at the foot of the Master in Pune, India. If you have never been to the yogic motherland and had a chance to study with BKS Iyengar, a great way to experience his transmission is through the genius of his sequences.
Week 1: Standing Poses and Hip and Shoulder Openers
Week 2: Backbends, Forward Bends and Core Strength
Week 3: Inversions and Twists
Week 4: Restorative and Pranayama

Yoga for Scoliosis Book Workshop and Book Signing Party

SAT August 13     Register online
Special guest Elise Miller and Yoga Circle’s own nancy DL heraty, co-authors of the exciting new book Yoga for Scoliosis, A Path for Students and Teachers, welcome you to a workshop and book signing party.

Yoga for Scoliosis Workshop from 3-6 pm, cost $80
For Scoliosis students and yoga teachers

The workshop will highlight many of the poses and breathing sequences illustrated within the book, and demonstrate them with each curve pattern. Books will be available for purchase at the workshop, or bring your pre-ordered copy to work with.

Following the workshop will be a book signing party with refreshments and a question and answer session with co-authors Elise Miller and nancy DL heraty.

Yoga for Scoliosis Book signing party from 6:30 – 8 pm free of charge

For students, teachers, friends, and the entire Yoga Circle community!

Yoga Vacation in Mexico

Feb 25 – March 4, 2017

Take Your Practice To The Next Level with William Prottengeier and Gabriel

Open to all levels
At Villas Shanti, a secluded resort south of Cancun, our 31st annual vacation promises to heal and transform. The daily schedule will include vipassana meditation, asana, and pranayama practice. More info


Upcoming
Cancellations

SUN Aug 28: 10 am w/ Bob/Todd

CLASSES NOW WITH PAYPAL
Intro Classes

New intro class series begin on:
May 2, June 5, July 11, Aug 7, Sep 12, Oct 2, Nov 7 & Dec 4

Most Influential Yoga Teachers

Gabriel Halpern named in Yoga Journal and Sonima

Listen to some samples:


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