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
May 7, June 4, July 16 & Aug 20
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.

Events &
Workshops
Yoga for Scoliosis Workshop with Elise Miller

More info & register online
Revised Friday April 15: 7-9 pm $50
Restorative Practice – Spots are available for Friday evening.
Saturday April 16: 1-4 pm $75 & 5-7 pm $50 – all day $120
Anatomy of scoliosis and practice many of the beginning poses from the book
Sunday April 17: 1-4 pm $75
Move beyond the basics with more prop options and discoveries
Cost of Saturday and Sunday: $190

Fascinating Fascia

Join Donatella to learn how a dynamic and gentle asana practice can reduce stiffness and improve posture and movements. Donatella Santoro is a 500-hour Certified Yoga Teacher and Yoga for Scoliosis trainer.
April: FRI 22, 29: 3:30 – 5 pm & SUN 24: 6 – 7:30pm
May: FRI 6, 13: 3:30 – 5 pm & SUN 8, 15: 6 – 7:30pm
Regular class packages/rates apply to these classes.

Therapeutic Yoga with Gabriel at Tejas Yoga

Addressing Injuries and Health Concerns More info
April 18 – 22
MON – WED: 1:30 – 5:30 pm | THU – FRI: 12:30 – 4:30 pm
This 5-day module covers body-sighting techniques to develop the ability to see where anatomical asymmetries are and how to adjust students to relieve pain and maximize the correct imprint of the asana on their body. The module has 20 continuing education credits (CEC) assigned to it. These CEC may be applied to a 300-hour or 500-hour accreditation through Tejas Yoga. Prerequisite: Must have completed any 200-hour training program and participated in the Adhikara Kula – Anatomy Intensive (March 14 – 19) or be approved by Jim and James.

Yoga Rx for Neurological Conditions

More info & register online
SAT May 14: 2 – 5 pm One Day $45
SAT May 21: 2 – 5 pm Both Days $80
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! Workshops will offer neurological health information and include light exercises and a supported Yoga practice. Open to all levels.

PLUS: New weekly Class starts June 1
Neurological Yoga: WED 3 – 4:30 pm

Laurie Blakeney Yoga Weekend

More info & register online
June 10 – 12
Laurie Blakeney is a certified Junior Advanced I Iyengar Yoga Instructor and Owner/Director of the Ann Arbor School of Yoga which is rooted in the Iyengar tradition. Laurie’s teaching is exacting as well as subtle and strives to find the grace and artistry in our method.
FRI June 10: 5:30 – 8 pm $60
Journey Within – Our practice lights the way towards inner awareness and stability. Friday evening class will be introspective and quiet. Our mission will be Inversions and Restorative Asanas, as well as pensive breath work.
SAT June 11: 9 – 11:30 am $60
Shine Bright – We greet the morning with an upbeat and enlivening practice. Let’s labor and laugh and dispel the dullness! Expect poses that stimulate and challenge – standing poses and backward bending postures.
SAT June 11: 1:30 – 4 pm $60
Shine Deep – Our practice can transform us from dullness to luminosity. The afternoon session will explore further into areas not touched in the morning session, with quieter poses, longer holds, deeper realizations – supine, inverted and forward bending postures.
SUN June 12: 9 – Noon $75
Evolution and Involution – Let’s touch the interior as we explore the outer limits. We will conclude the workshop with challenging poses that develop inner core strength, cleanse the inner layer and set the mind in a quiet place – abdominal/lumbar, twisting and balancing postures.
Price Packages: All Day SAT $110, FRI & SAT $175
Whole Weekend: $235


Upcoming
Cancellations

Due to Elise Miller workshop:
FRI April 15: 5:30 w/ Kevin
FRI April 15: Fascinating Fascia
SAT April 16: 9:30 am w/ DL
SUN April 17: Fascinating Fascia

TUES April 19: Gentle class
THURS April 21: Gentle class
FRI April 22: 5:30 pm w/ Kevin
FRI April 29: 5:30 pm w/ Kevin

Due to Laurie Blakeney workshop:
FRI June 10: 5:30 pm w/ Kevin
SAT June 11: 9 am w/ Todd
SUN June 12: 10 am w/ Bob/Todd

CLASSES NOW WITH PAYPAL
Intro Classes

New intro class series begin on:
Apr 3, 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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