Pre & Post-Natal Teacher Training


April 26-28 & May 10-12 — Nicky Poole, Jenifer Helland & Michelle Fraser

Learn how to support women through mindful, evidence-based yoga practices for pregnancy, birth, and beyond. This training is essential for any yoga teacher or movement specialist who works with women and wants to learn how to hold space in a compassionate and educated way.
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Beginners Series


May 14th — David Good

Perfect for the absolute beginner or anyone looking to dust off that yoga mat long forgotten in their closet. Come review the basics, help build a foundation in the fundamentals of yoga, relaxation, and alignment. The goal is to get you comfortable enough to attend our public classes.
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May 18 — Nicky Poole

Learn the foundation stances, kicks and sequences of Kalarippayat, the martial art sister of Yoga. This series of workshops will set this martial art practice in the context of similar movements found in yoga, and is open to all levels, so long as you are prepared to move and sweat.
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Fundamentals: 200 hours Summer Immersion

Summer 200-Hr Immersion

July 15 to August 9, 2019 — Pat Harada Linfoot, YuMee Chung & Nicky Poole

Do you want to deepen your practice, challenge yourself and learn about all the facets of yoga? Whether you are thinking about teaching or not, the 200-hour Yoga Education program is designed to help unlock your potential and experience the full benefits of yoga. This is how to start the journey. Where you take it is up to you.

Offered Monday through Friday, our summer immersive program is perfect for students, school teachers, those on sabbatical, and anyone who cannot attend our usual four-month training.
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Introductory 2-Week Pass

First-time visitors to Octopus Garden can enjoy two weeks of unlimited, drop-in yoga classes* for only $30!

Take your time and get to know us. With over 60 classes per week taught by some of the best teachers in the city, we’re sure you’ll find what you’re looking for. Study yoga, believe in your capacity for change, and see what happens!

* Aerial Yoga will be an additional $15 per class (members rate)