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STRESS MANAGEMENT CENTER

Feel Better. Live Better. 

SMC is a health and wellness center. Our core commitment to the community is to make yoga therapy accessible to all. Using evidence-based programs and yoga therapy classes, we support healing and promote a better quality of life.

We Are The Yoga Therapy Authority In Northern California

Whether you’re managing stress at the office, looking for group or private instruction to improve balance, resilience and flexibility, or wanting to get trained in the breadth and depth of yoga, we are the premier provider in the Bay Area. Thanks to online access, our reach is now worldwide.

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Yoga & Stress Management 

Yoga is for everybody! We provide a blend of personalized care in private or group classes so you can heal quickly, age gracefully, and live your best life. Each class makes a difference.

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Yoga Therapist Training

Make a living doing what you love. Learn the tools you’ll need to run a clinical practice. Seasoned Yoga Therapists share their experience in our 300 hr Yoga Alliance & 800 hr IAYT Accredited Program.

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Corporate Wellness

SMC OnDemand is a valuable contribution to your corporate wellness package. Boost employee happiness, effectiveness, and wellbeing with a human connection. 

Is Yoga Therapy For Me? 

YES! Science has caught up with ancient teachings. Research proves yoga’s benefit for all the aches and pains of the human experience – stress, pain, flexibility, anxiety, sleep, sports recovery, heart health, surgery prehab / rehab and more. Sessions are available in-person and online.

Experience a private session plus a group class with our $99 introductory offer.

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Classes at a Glance

Looking for a class that fits into your daily routine? Here’s our schedule at a glance. For more information about classes and teachers, view the live schedule.

* All starred classes with are part of the
SMC Foundation. Please inquire about special pricing.

**All times in PST. 

 

Monday

Monday

10am Pelvic Floor and Core Strength
5:15pm Healthy Aging Yoga Therapy
5:30pm Healthcare Yoga Series

Wednesday

9am Hatha with a Therapeutic Focus
10am MGH Qi Gong for Cancer Survivors*
11am Viniyoga
6pm Intro to Svaroopa Yoga

Thursday

9am Virtual Hatha Flow
11am Mindfulness-based Yoga for Your Brain*
4:30pm Yoga Tools Community Class*
5:30pm Healthcare Yoga Series

Saturday

8:30am Yoga with Balls and Rollers
10am Viniyoga for Healthy Backs

Friday

9am Yoga for Healthy Backs
9:15 Yoga For Vets

Tuesday

9am Virtual Hatha Flow
11am Yoga for Your Brain*
2pm Yoga For Vets at YMCA*

Sunday

10am InnerBody Yoga Therapy

Private Sessions

“Bodies are rivers, not ponds. They have to move, both mentally and physically.”


Private Yoga Therapy is geared entirely to your needs. Your Yoga Therapist will help meet your long-term goals while addressing aches and pains of daily life! Available in-person or virtually.

~ Robin Gueth, SMC Founder

Meet Our Team

Yoga and mindfulness are lenses through which we see the world.  They color everything we do. Our scope of practice includes prehab / rehab, sports session recovery, life coaching, stress management, and general aches and pains. Regardless of the issue, we know where to start so you can Feel Better, Live Better.

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About Our Teachers

Our teachers share decades of experience with time- honored and evidence-based practices that improve your quality of life. Their expertise blends anatomical knowledge, life wisdom, and lived yoga experiences on and off the mat. 
 

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About Robin - SMC Founder

Our charismatic founder, Robin, is known as much for her heart and intuition as her business acumen. With 40+ years of Yoga Therapy expertise, she meets you where you are and gives clear direction on how to meet your goals.

Back Surgery

"I could barely move. You corrected that and guided
me through multiple surgeries and recoveries."
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From Our Clients...

Aches + Pains

"Within 3 weeks, my blood pressure came down and
I’d cut my Advil in half
without stiffness."
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Stress

“Robin Gueth has created a safe haven for stress reduction in a high stress world.”
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Arthritis

"In one class, you scrutinized
x-rays for a student suffering from osteoarthritis, healed a back spasm, & kept the
class engaged."
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Chronic Pain

“Thank you so much for helping get me ‘back in the game.’ We’re having lots of fun sailing and walking
our dogs."
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Pain Management

"We learned more from you in
1 hr than we’ve learned in all the other doctors & specialist appointments put together!" 
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Insomnia

“My back pain has vanished and my middle-of-the night insomnia has improved.”
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Executives

“I recommend Robin
without reservation.

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Surgery Re-hab

“You are a touchstone for me as I work to rehab myself.
You have helped me so
I don't hurt so much."

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“Thank you so much for being here for me. You are a touchstone for me as I work to rehab myself and you particularly have helped me to gentle down so I don’t hurt so much.”

What is Yoga Therapy?


Watch a Conversation with SMC Founder, Robin Gueth

So Many Ways to Help You Feel Better, Live Better.

We have decades of experience in many areas of health and wellness. Find out how SMC can help you, your family members, your team, and your employees Feel Better, Live Better

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Health Care Practitioners

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Yoga Therapist Training
- IAYT Accredited,
YA Registered

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Doctor’s Program for Stress Management
& Resilience

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SMC Educational Foundation

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Yoga for Vets

Yoga Therapy &
Stress Management

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Brain Injury
and Stroke

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Hospital-Sponsored Classes - MarinHealth & Kaiser Permanente

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Surgery
Prehab / Rehab

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SMC OnDemand

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Youth Athletic
Programs

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Motivational Talks

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