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 31 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
Sept 24, Oct 15, Nov 12 & Dec 10
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
NEW! – Golden Years Yoga: MON 3 pm

Functional yoga for healthy aging. A collaboration with Lincoln Park Village.

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

Fall Meditation

Join Lisa Sandquist in the Fall for meditation camp! In this class, you’ll learn the basics of meditation and how to begin and/or re-ignite a daily meditation practice.

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.
OCT 8, 9, 15, 16: 6 – 8 pm
NOV 5, 6 12, 13: 6 – 8 pm
$25 for each individual 2 hour class
$90 for a package of 4 classes paid in advance

Events &
Workshops
Golden Years Yoga – Free Class w/ Gabriel

MON Oct 3: 3 – 4:30 pm
Golden Years Yoga is a weekly class at the Yoga Circle for older adults in their golden years who may be new to yoga. Functional yoga for healthy aging offers a gentle approach that increases range of motion, flexibility, muscular strength, circulation and balance. Open to all levels. Senior rates apply to ongoing weekly class held MON 3 – 4:30 pm.

Manouso Manos

Nov 18 – 20
Registration will begin with the Fall schedule after Labor Day.

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

MON Sept 5: Studio closed

CLASSES NOW WITH PAYPAL
Intro Classes

New intro class series begin on:
2016: Sep 12, Oct 2, Nov 7 & Dec 4
2017: Jan 9, Feb 5, Mar 6, Apr 2, May 1 & Jun 4

Most Influential Yoga Teachers

Gabriel Halpern named in Yoga Journal and Sonima

Listen to some samples:


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