ASTORIA — The Yoga Gypsy is pleased to announce their new yoga studio opening Monday, Oct. 2, in “The Little Red Building” on the Columbia River (399 31st St.) with veteran Yoga Instructor Sally Anderson.
She has extensive training in Yoga theory, teaching methodology, techniques and practice. She is also an instructor of the popular Columbia Memorial Hospital class “Adaptive Yoga Classes.” Her programs have created astounding results for many community members suffering from a variety of body woes: arthritis, cancer recovery, fibromyalgia to name a few.
Classes are available to all students. A former longtime instructor at River Zen Yoga, Anderson specializes in a technique of yoga for people dealing with chronic health issues.
Starting Monday, Oct. 2, she will offer classes Mondays through Fridays, but plans to expand, adding evening classes and specialized yoga workshops. (She plans to use the riverfront space for other community activities and events as well.)
Her classes focus on building flexibility through strength and balance, incorporating breathing and relaxation techniques.
The Gypsy Yoga Studio has a variety of yoga props and tools available for their students’ use.
Classes run 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monday through Thursday. The new winter class menu includes
• Mondays: Hatha yoga, levels 1 and 2
• Tuesdays: Hatha yoga, levels 1 and 2, and a therapeutic specialty class with a rotating topic of focus
• Wednesdays: yoga and strength conditioning
• Thursdays: mindful flow, levels 1 and 2
• Fridays: two classes, one at 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. for shoulder and hips, and then 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Hatha yoga levels 1 and 2.
Drops-ins are welcome but pre-registration is recommended.
Anderson offers classes at a variety of tiers and packets, including:
Yoga class packages starting at $12 for drop-ins; five-class package $45; a 10-class package for $80; a 20-class package for $140; a 40-class package for $240; an unlimited monthly for $70; and an Unlimited Family package for $110.
Private Sessions with Anderson are also available by appointment starting at $80 for a one-hour comprehensive therapeutic yoga session.
Reservations are now being accepted for classes starting Monday, Oct. 2, by email or phone.
For more information, call Anderson at 503-440-0735, or firstname.lastname@example.org. For more details, visit the Yoga Gypsy Facebook Page facebook.com/yogagypsy.sally/