Welcome To River's Edge Yoga

River's Edge Yoga Center, one block from the river in Old Town Alexandria, is a cozy yoga oasis dedicated to the teaching of yoga in the classical tradition.

We offer Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, both the Primary and Intermediate Series and Mysore along with Yoga For Athletes, Yoga Sage a therapeutic approach to Yoga, Vinyasa Flow, Pre and post natal yoga,Yoga Tales for the younger set, Ballet and Barre.

March 5, 2015
ALL classes are cancelled today.
Hoping all stay warm, safe and dry!

On the Horizon

Down Dog 101
Join us for our next session of Down Dog 101. A five week introduction to the fundamentals of yoga designed for the novice or those returning to the mat after injury or an extended time away from practice.
Time: Begin Thursday, March 12th at 7:00 pm and end on April 9, 2015
Cost: Five weeks for $50.00


By popular demand Embodied Voice will continue at the River.

Embodied Voice class with Melissa Hurt
Melissa-Hurt“Embodied Voice” is group voice class in which students will taste the tactile sensations of consonants, develop vocal resonance, and feel the flexibility of vowels. Students will attune with the sensations of their voices, use the voice as a means to feel grounded, and reconnect body and mind through the voice itself as a meditative focus. This class is taught by Melissa Hurt, one of thirty certified trainers in the world of the Lessac voice, speech and movement work (see www.lessacinstitute.com for more information about this modality) and author of Arthur Lessac’s Embodied Actor Training (Routledge, 2014).
Time: Sundays, March 8 – May 17, 2015, 3:00-4:00pm
Note: No class on March 22, April 5 (Easter) and April 12.
Cost: All 9 weeks for $117, 5 classes for $70 or drop in for $15.
Register: Please contact Melissa at melissahurt@hotmail.com to register.

Ashtanga Yoga Workshop with Margaret
An Overview of the Ashtanga Practice Breath, Bhandas, Vinyasa and Dristhi. Suitable for those with experience with the Ashtanga Practice, interested in deepening their understanding of the Principles of the Practice.
*NOTE: Permission of instructor required
Time: April 16-May 14, 2015 at 7:00pm-8:00pm
Cost: Five weeks for $50.00

River’s Edge in the Community

Yoga at St Paul’s
An open level flow class designed to open the hips and the heart. A percentage of class fees will be donated to The Carpenter’s Shelter and The Lazarus Ministry Food Pantry. All are welcome.
Time: Wednesday, March 4- April 9, 2015 at 4:15-5:15pm
Cost: Six weeks for $72.00, Drop ins $15.00
Location: St Paul’s Episcopal Church, 228 Pitt Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

For further information please email Margaret at info@riversedgeyoga.com.

Karma in the Community

Heart Opening Vinyasa Practice of the Sri Dharma Mittra Tradition

Jaime is a 200 hour Yoga District and Yoga Alliance certified instructor. She teaches Dharma sequences and Power flow. Her instruction includes music that follows the class pace, unless requested otherwise. The classes always start and end in Pranayama.

This donation class will 100% benefit ICAN (International Children’s Anophthalmia & Microphthalmia Network). ICAN helps bring awareness to child blindness and provides resources to parents. They also help bring parents together to support one another. All board members are volunteers, with most being parents of affected children.

Please join us for an all-levels, heart opening vinyasa practice of the Sri Dharma Mittra tradition, to include Pranayama and Yoga Nidra. Jaime will provide beginner and advanced modifications to make this class your own. For more information: www.dharmayogacenter.com/about/what-is-dharma-yoga/
Time: March 22, 2015, 2:00-3:30pm
Cost: Karma class, pay what you can with a suggested donation of $20.00. Donate online
Location: River’s Edge Yoga, 300 Montgomery Street, Suite 201, Alexandria, VA 22314

Yoga in the Community

Eighth Annual Virginia Yoga Week
VirginiaYogaWeekSunday, June 14 – Sunday, June 21, 2015

Virginia Yoga Week – A gift of free and five dollar yoga classes & special events in Celebration of the fabulous yoga offered throughout the state.

Visit www.virginiayogaweek.org for more information!

Sun and Moon Yoga Celebration
Congratulations to our friends at Sun and Moon Yoga as they Celebrate their 20th Year in the community. Join them in welcoming Sanksrit scholar Nicolai Bachman for the Language of Yoga. Please visit http://www.sunandmoonstudio.com/ for additional info.
Time: Friday, March 20th through Sunday, March 22nd

New Students