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YogaKula in the Media

Picture-1 Best Stretch 2009 by San Francisco Bay Guardian

Yearning to try yoga but needing to stretch your dollar? Every Monday through Thursday from 7:45 p.m. to 9:15 p.m., YogaKula packs its San Francisco location with eager newcomers for its affordable community class, available on a sliding scale ($8 to $16). Especially lively are the Monday and Wednesday classes with quirky and entertaining instructor Skeeter Barker, who offers genuine, palatable optimism and inspiration along with some much-needed recentering. Barker is an inspirational teacher who, as her Web profile says, “welcomes you to your mat, however you find yourself there.

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Sf Weekly
Best Yoga Studio – SF Weekly 2008

YogaKula itself is the brainchild of teachers who believe in tying yoga and community service together, so teacher trainings tend to have a service component, and there are plenty of community events and kirtan sing-alongs focused on fostering awareness of world and local issues.

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East Bay Express

Katchie Ananda – Best Yoga Teacher – East Bay Express 2008

The East Bay is awash with yoga teachers offering every imaginable contemporary style of the ancient Hindu practice from sweat-it-out Bikram to the rhythmic repetition of Ashtanga, but there is no one quite like Katchie Ananda. Ananda means “bliss” in Sanskrit and Katchie’s classes provide an earthly taste of nirvana that yogis have been pursuing for millennia. Like many a great guru of yore, her wisdom and cultivated understanding of philosophy and alignment come swathed in humor with anecdotes from daily life interwoven with mythic tales from Hindu and Buddhist scripture.

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