Square One Yoga Adventures

Emeryville, United States

Square One Yoga Adventures is a group of three Bay Area community yoga studios. It is a mission-driven business, committed to making yoga classes, retreats, and training completely accessible to the entire community by keeping prices low and maintaining a healthy and unpretentious community.

Yoga Retreats 1

Limited availability

Instruction language: English

from US$1,695
from US$1,695
Price for:

8 days / 7 nights

Instructors 3

Katy Cryer

Katy Cryer is the founder and director of Square One Yoga Adventures. Katy encourages students to work hard, play a little, and relax a lot. She began her yoga practice in Mexico City with Malena Blasini at the Centro Budismo in the Iyengar tradition. She became certified to teach yoga at the Sivananda Yoga Ashram in Val Morin, Quebec, in 2008. Katy has done additional training in Restorative yoga with Judith Lasater and Vinyasa yoga with Rusty Wells.

Jennifer Meek

Jennifer Meek is an 800-hour yoga therapy training teacher recognized by the International Associations of Yoga Therapists. Jennifer specializes in therapeutic applications for common conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, chronic pain, stress, anxiety, depression, and trauma. Jennifer has over 1100 hours of teaching experience, 750 hours of yoga training, and 25 years of studying movement and dance.

Liza Wilt

Liza's passion for yoga began in Chicago on a quest to find healing and happiness. Soon after, she decided to begin her teaching journey to help others find that same contentment in their own lives through their practice. As an instructor, Liza creates a fun and challenging learning environment dedicated toward growth, strength, and mindful empowerment. Through yoga and meditation, she hopes to help students overcome their personal obstacles.

Testimonials 8

  • Larisa Johnson-Roberts United States

    Square One Yoga Adventures Facebook page

    I've been taking classes here for a week now, enjoying Square One's incredible new member deal, and have only positive things to say. The space is gorgeous, the people present, knowledgeable, and compassionate, and the classes are accessible and well-varied. There is something for everyone. Because I have experienced some fairly terrible yoga instructors in the past, it has been difficult to get back into my practice. But the classes I've taken here so far are wonderful and I feel like I can finally comfortably bring myself back into yoga. 5/5 stars, this is the place to be.

  • Jenn Nolan United States

    Square One Yoga Adventures Facebook page

    I've gone to square one both in Emeryville and San Leandro. I love their classes and sense of community!

  • Becca Freed

    Square One Yoga Adventures Facebook page

    This is my no-frills, great-class yoga home. One of these days I might even get the chanting thing.

  • Miyuki T. United States

    Yelp website

    I love this place! Great instructors, great price, and very clean quiet studio. If you live nearby, I don't see the point that you don't go this place.

  • Elijah B. United States

    Yelp website

    Lauren Bannister is amazing! She teaches such a great, grounding, and yet challenging class. And she makes it so fun! Their website doesn't list when their teachers are teaching (at least I don't think it does) but I would highly recommend checking her classes out. You'll be glad you did.

  • Eunice S. United States

    Yelp website

    I am a fan. I was looking for a local yoga studio since my recent move to San Leandro and I have found my yoga home at Square One. I've taken Vinyasa flow and slow flow with Vita and she is a great instructor! She's very energetic but calm at the same time and doesn't babble throughout the class like some instructors I've encountered back at home in Los Angeles. The classes are challenging and invigorating. I'm looking forward to more classes. Tip: they offer a 30-day class package for 30 USD for new students. What a great deal!

  • Natasha P. United States

    Yelp website

    I've done yoga at a community college, in conference rooms at work, at expensive and slum gyms, but there's something special about Square One Yoga. It's such a nurturing, peaceful, open-spaced studio with lots of diversity, and something for beginners and advanced yogis and the in-between. It's also very affordable. So, I'm just going to go ahead and say it: I am a high anxiety individual. For example, I'm the kind of girl who used to read ahead in my books at school, so by the time it was my turn to read out loud, I wasn't in for any surprises or words I couldn't pronounce. Fast-forward to an older, more stressed out version of that girl, and basically I have recently discovered that I need yoga just so I can be a normal, functioning adult who can better embrace my mistakes and humanity.I also need yoga to undo all the damage I'm doing to my body by having an office job. You don't even realize how cranky your hips and shoulders are until you're transitioning from pose to pose. After just a couple weeks, I can absolutely feel a difference. I'm still early in my practice, and not the most flexible or balanced person, but I've really been enjoying my time at Square One Yoga - being more connected and spiritual than I've ever been in my life. My favorite is the slow flow classes in the mornings. It's just such a great way to wake up your body, and keeps me very energized through the day. For more of a challenge, I've taken evening classes. Of course you can modify all the poses, but it's a great opportunity to see where focus, flexibility, and commitment can eventually take you. I'm really excited to learn more from the kind and talented Square One Yoga instructors, who always make you feel like you belong, and that if you have any concerns or physical boundaries, you're heard and supported.

  • Athenas R. United States

    Yelp website

    Love these studios. Great place to build a good core yoga community with like-minded people! All levels welcome! Great teachers!

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