My Holiday Yoga Schedule in the East Bay, San Francisco, and Maui!

2017-holidays

Lots of changes and subbing the next few weeks including a last minute sub at Just Be Yoga in Danville tomorrow afternoon. See you on your mats yogis!

Modified Holiday Teaching Schedule (Amelia Diaz Andaleon​)

Thursday Dec. 21st
9:30-11am Yoga at The Yoga Fusion​
12-1pm Slow Vinyasa at Dublin Yoga Center​
4:30-5:45pm Vinyasa at Just Be – Yoga and Wellness Center​ – Danville

Friday Dec. 22nd
6:00am, 9:30am, Noon: Hot Power Yoga 60 at Baptiste Yoga San Francisco​

Sunday Dec. 24th
8-9am Hot Power Yoga at Dublin Yoga Center​

Wed. Dec. 27th
12-1 Slow Vinyasa at Dublin Yoga Center​
7:45-9:00pm Yin at Bikram Yoga Livermore​

Thurs Dec. 28th
12-1 Slow Vinyasa at Dublin Yoga Center​
5pm Hot Power Yoga 60 at Baptiste Yoga San Francisco​

Friday Dec. 29th
9:30am, Noon Hot Power Yoga 60 at Baptiste Yoga San Francisco​

 


YOGA WITH ME IN HAWAII!

Monday New Year’s Day – Maui
10-11:30am “Resolve to Evolve”
Evolution Yoga Maui – Wailuku, Maui
Space is limited.  Book your spot at http://EvolutionYogaMaui​.com

Saturday Jan. 6th – Maui
8am lululemon Shops at Wailea​ – Wailea, Maui

INTEGRATE, BALANCE AND FLOW!

UPDATED TEACHING SCHEDULE:

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS:

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Photo credit for the above photos at The Yoga Fusion: Rosalyn Lee Photography & Design

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YOGA IS A WORK-IN AND A WORK-OUT

Yoga has made the most impact on my inner-life, in the way I experience life with ease, with less reactivity and more assuredness and connection to who I am.  Yoga and meditation taught me to cultivate a habit of being intentional…intentional about the energy I choose to breathe into each moment, into my relationships, into my thoughts, into everything.   Sure, I am grateful for the benefits of a strong, flexible, lean body resulting from years of a consistent practice AND the transformation I appreciate the most is the flexibility in my mind, softness in my heart, release of grasping and clenching onto habits and lies and stories which kept me stuck in an experience of sadness, depression, anxiety, and anger.  Even just remembering when I used to live in heightened fight or flight I had to take a breath of relief and gratitude.  It wasn’t that long ago that my life felt small and fake and forced.  What if you could live each moment as if you stretched yourself out fully, from the inside out, into your body,  into how you wish to express your highest self into this world, into how you want to play big?  My wish is that you to use the tools of yoga, meditation, breath, and awareness to habitually experience life with ease, to expand and shine as you impact your existence with the gifts and talents your highest self is urging you to share.  Go inward yogis and express out.  May you experience life with ease….and play big!  Namaste…

My updated teaching schedule this week:

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I TEACH BECAUSE I CARE

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January 2017 – sunset yoga Kauai, Hawaii

Seven years ago I attended a yoga retreat where I set an intention to manifest my dream. After being led through a process of inquiry and, making a declaration in the present tense, I simply wrote “I am a yoga teacher.”  Four days after my retreat I was invited to sub a yoga class, although I had not yet started my yoga teacher training (I was a certified fitness instructor.)  It didn’t matter, I taught anyway, rocked the class, and I began my path as a yoga teacher.  Was that coincidence?  Abolutely not!  There is power in putting out energy for what you want, and what I asked for was a “job” which allowed me to connect to my sacred path and support others in walking in their sacred footsteps.  Duh! Yoga!

My teaching path has led me more towards the spiritual aspect of yoga, through the physicality of flowing and holding yoga poses (asana.) When I teach from my heart, and see my students, I sense  I am in my greatest flow when I connect to why I really teach: I teach because I care. I believe in namaste: May all beings be free of suffering.   I’ve experienced my share of suffering, and in life, suffering happens…shit happens.  Yoga, meditation, and rewiring my brain has taught me to sift through the crap and go with the flow.  I speak to this often in my classes and craft workshops dedicated to releasing self-limiting beliefs and choosing and generating an experience of ease.  In this moment, in this chapter of my life, I feel called to spread the news that contentment, joy, laughter and love are possible and there is a way out of the muck of depression, anxiety, and despair.  I KNOW this to be true.  I’ve been there and I do the work to choose the path of least resistance instead of my old pattern of wallowing in the muck.  And, now I’m equipped with tools to pull me out of the muck although I just don’t go there as often anymore.  Nonetheless, my tools are at the ready, like a best friend throwing me a life-line if I notice I’ve dipped my toe into old, familiar yuk.  Get the fuck out of the yuk.

Last Saturday’s Create Your Sacred Life On Purpose workshop was all about sharing those tools.  The participants did the work to release the old, energize the new, and left with tools to notice the yuk, choose the clear path, play big and manifest their heart’s desires! To witness transformation in my students leaves me feeling like I’m on the right track…I’m spreading namaste and leading my sacred life on purpose! Yes!

Some reviews left by my amazing students:

Amazing teacher!
I love Amelia’s flow classes! She makes it challenging and fun and when I’m done I feel relaxed but energized. Her spiritual guidance during classes opens up new ways of thinking for me. I appreciate her so much!
– Mary

Amelia’s the Best!
Amelia is an excellent teacher. Very upbeat, friendly, knowledgeable and caring. She is an inspiration as she is so healthy and strong.
– Karen

Excellent, knowledgeable, professional
I know Amelia, as she has taught me yoga from many aspects..physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. Not only does she have a grand grasp of the physicality of yoga and the body, but she’s very spiritual herself, thus weaves spirit into her teaching seamlessly. She’s trained in a strong style of Baron Baptiste and continues to study and teach with enthusiasm. Her latest workshop in 2017 was fabulous and effective! I highly recommend Amelia!
– Carolyn

Practicing with Amelia has made me a better yoga student and more importantly, a yogi in tune with her soul and truth. I’m so grateful to have her as a guide along my path, making sure I have the tools to keep my compass pointing true.
– Jamie

Stay tuned for my next workshop.  

Spread your love and light!

Yogamama Meels
Namaste. May all beings be happy and free.  May all beings be without suffering.

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My sacred place.  Another beautiful sunset over the Pacific Ocean. Jan. 2017 Kauai, Hawaii

SCHEDULE UPDATES FOR WEEK OF NOVEMBER 14th

  • Monday (7:45-8:15am) Greenbrook Kids Yoga Club in the MPR (for Greenbrook K-5 students and their parents/siblings only)
  • Monday (8:25-9:15am) 45 minute Adult yoga at Greenbrook in the MPR (all-levels class open to the public)
  • Tuesday (5:30-6:45pm) Moving into Flow – Yoga for Strength and Presence (aka Baptiste Journey into Power) – The Yoga Fusion in San Ramon
  • Thursday (5:00-6:00pm) Hot Power Yoga (subbing this week)– Baptiste Yoga San Francisco
  • Friday (9:30-10:30am) Hot Power Yoga – Baptiste Yoga San Francisco
  • Friday (12-1:00pm) Hot Power Yoga – Baptiste Yoga San Francisco

Private yoga and reiki sessions with me also available.

More about The Yoga Fusion in San Ramon http://theyogafusion.com
More about Baptiste Yoga San Francisco (in the Presidio) http://baptisteyogasf.com

Join my meetup group! http://www.meetup.com/Spiritually-Fit-Yoga-Meetup/

MY YOGA SCHEDULE – WEEK OF DECEMBER 14 AT THE YOGA FUSION AND BAPTISTE YOGA SAN FRANCISCO

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Look forward to seeing you in class! Yogamama Meels

Regular classes:

Subbing:

THIS WEEK! FRIDAY JAM CLASS IN SAN FRANCISCO

sept2015-headshotJoin me this Friday night for power vinyasa with music! I’m subbing the Friday 6:30pm Jam Class this week in San Francisco.   Look forward to seeing you in class!

Regular classes:

Subbing:

TEACHING AT BAPTISTE YOGA SAN FRANCISCO THIS FRIDAY!

tree-goldengatebridgeWhat’s possible when you dream of teaching in a Baptiste yoga studio?  Apparently, you cry buckets after leaving your pacific northwest hometown, arrive bereft in the bay area, crave a Baptiste yoga studio, then, a year later, a Baptiste yoga studio appears in San Francisco!  I put the intention out there when I moved: “If I have to leave my beloved hometown of Port Angeles, I need to at least find a Baptiste-inspired yoga studio and teach journey into power.” That was my intention, and shortly after my arrival I began my journey to actually teaching in a bonafide Baptiste yoga studio!

Drumroll please….I.  AM.  SOOOOO.  EXCITED!!!!  Not only is there FINALLY a Baptiste partner studio in the Bay Area but, I am also TEACHING there starting this Friday! Whoa!

The setting of the Baptiste Yoga San Francisco studio is stunning, smack in the middle of the Presidio with views of the beautiful Golden Gate Bridge and Pacific Ocean amidst the classic Presidio architecture and meticulous green lawns and palm trees.  The studio itself is brand new as of November 2015 with a state of the art heating system (Baptiste yogis love us some HEAT!) and gorgeous custom mandalas and artwork on the studio walls.  It’s heaven for yogis wanting to detox during their Journey into Power vinyasa yoga classes.

Here’s my updated schedule for San Ramon and San Francisco.  Come take a class from me, or with me! Shine on, yogis!

My amazing Baptiste yoga family - from near and far
My amazing Baptiste yoga family – near and far

My schedule this week; Pop-up power yoga class MONDAY JULY 13 5:30-6:30pm

This week there will be ONE pop-up power yoga class in my backyard Monday July 13th 5:30-6:30pm. Next week pop-up yoga will also be on Monday 5:30-6:30.  If you are interested in joining my pop-up yoga classes or being added to my mailing list, please email me at amelia@spirituallyfityoga.com.

Here is my schedule at The Yoga Fusion this week:

  • Tuesday 5:30-7:00pm Vinyasa Flow
  • Thursday 12-1:15pm Yin Yoga

Smiles,
Amelia

YOGA TEACHING SCHEDULE AS OF JANUARY 21, 2015

“Life is a balance of holding on and letting go.” – Rumi

My teaching schedule at The Yoga Fusion in San Ramon, CA:

  • Monday 4-5pm Hour of Power – Level 1-2
  • Tuesday 5:30-7:00pm Journey into Power (new regular class)
  • Wednesday  4-5pm Hour of Power – Level 2-3
  • Thursday 12-1:15pm Yin Yoga – all levels

Note: I offer modifications for yogis of all levels during all classes