The Stress Management Center (SMC) is therapy-based yoga center—the only one of it's kind in the Bay Area. We serve a community of people with stiff backs, sore knees, some injuries, and a variety of discomforts, such as heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, orthopedic issues, anxiety, depression, weight gain, joint health, and other movement issues. We offer a wide selection of classes, specialize in one-on-one care, and provide a wide variety of outreach classes. Call today for a consultation! 415.461.2288

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TEACHER TRAINING: Sign up NOW for the Spring and Fall 2015 Training Sessions! Are you thinking about a career in Yoga Therapy? Consider one of our training programs to earn your Yoga Alliance 200RYT or 500RYT Certificate, or join the NEW 800-hr Yoga Therapy Training ! Click here for details and sign-up.

OH! MY ACHING BACK!: A Workshop on Low Back Pain and Sciatica with Robin Gueth — Low back pain and Sciatica are some of the most common causes of discomfort and insomnia. We’ll look at the causes of pain and a variety of remedies to ease it. For more information, click here.

Deceptive Flexibility: Yoga Immersion for the Too-Stretchy Type with Kaya Mindlin (A course for experienced Students and Teachers) — Learn how to recognize and work with the specific body-mind type of the hyperflexible yogi, and the unusually challenging combination of slippery joints and tight core. For more information, click here.

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Sign up for Kaiser Classes! It is less expensive and may be closer to your home/workplace. SMC provides therapeutic yoga at Kaiser in Terra Linda and Petaluma and in Larkspur at SMC! You can sign up through Kaiser Health Education at 415.444.2173. Check our yoga schedule for days and times. All levels, ages, and bodies are welcome! (NOTE: You DO NOT need to be a Kaiser Member to attend any of these classes [see flyer]).