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Click here for AUGUST Schedule at a glance


Click here to get more information on our upcoming "town meetings" and potlucks

It takes miracles, hard work, dedicated students
and teachers to keep a small Yoga Center alive and well.


 This month we celebrate 14 years as an “official” Yoga Center.  I have been teaching yoga full-time in San Diego and East County since January 1996.  We began in a student’s living room, then a Diet Center, Gyms, and 3 years at a Karate Studio until we opened up our own Studio doors on August 1, 2000.  Now we have been at this 2nd location 4 1/2 years. My how time flies!  It seems like just yesterday we were laying down new carpet and painting the walls.  Our lease is up to be renewed December 1st.  Before I take on another huge commitment, I need feedback, support, and help from students and teachers to keep our Center active and prosperous for the upcoming years.

Before I make any final decisions, I am calling a “town meeting.”  I am inviting anyone who wants to make sure that we stay around, and inviting teachers from other traditions to join us and hear from our Students what they are looking for in a yoga instructor.  I need to teach fewer classes and turn them over to Yoga teachers who will provide a safe, joyful practice to our dedicated students.  Please join me for one of the following dates in August to discuss our future, share your yoga stories, tell me what you want us to keep, to have more of, etc.

Attend a Meeting  & Potluck
Tuesday -      August 19 -   12:00pm 

Wednesday - August 20 -     7:30pm 
(Wine & Dessert)
Saturday -    August 23 -      5:00pm       (Dinner) 


Open to all AGW Members!
Come to one or all! Share your yoga story, give us your feedback, and get your photo taken so that we can put a student-teacher memory book together.
Reserve online or email us at:

This Center has stayed open for you.  Shall we continue? 

Lanita Varshell

Owner/Founder A Gentle Way Yoga Center - San Diego


• Adaptive & Beginner’s Yoga

• Classical & Active Hatha Yoga

• Plus Size Yoga

• Yoga for injuries & illness

• Gentle & Restorative Yoga

• Specialized Workshops

• Private Sessions

• Chair Yoga

Exceptional Teacher Training

Small Groups

Apprentice with Senior Staff

Personal Attention


Specialty training with Lanita Varshell
7-day & 3/12 day intensives


Our 200-hr. (Basics) and 300-hr. (Advanced) Yoga Teacher Training programs are registered with Yoga Alliance, the leading education and support organization in the United States.

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