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
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.
FRI May 13: 3:30 – 5 pm & SUN May 15: 6 – 7:30pm
Regular class packages/rates apply to these classes.

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

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


Upcoming
Cancellations

THUR May 26: 12:30 pm Gentle class
FRI May 27: 5:30 pm w/ Kevin cancelled until next Fall
MON May 30: Studio closed in Observance of Memorial Day
TUE May 31: 12:30 pm Gentle class
THUR June 2: 12:30 pm Gentle class
FRI June 3: 5:30 pm w/ Kevin cancelled until next Fall

Due to Laurie Blakeney workshop:
SAT June 11: 9 am w/ Todd
SAT June 11: 9:30 am Back Care/ Scoliosis
SUN June 12: 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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