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Gainesville Community Classes
Take a Class
Looking to begin a yoga practice, deepen an existing practice, or meet likeminded members of your community? We host free and donation-based classes at sites all around the communities we serve! All proceeds go right back into our programs and services. Click below to learn the what, where, and when of our all-humans community classes. We can't wait to practice with you!
Cypress & Grove Brewing
Each Monday night, at 5:45 pm, students of all ages, backgrounds, and experiences come together to practice in one of the beautiful event spaces at Cypress & Grove Brewing Co. The class is guided by rotating YogaLoka teachers, ensuring a diverse, all-levels experience each week. Often, live musicians soundtrack the classes for an extra special treat!
Alachua County Libraries
YogaLoka offers several weekly classes at the Alachua County libraries. Each Friday from 12:00-12:45 p.m., the Headquarters branch holds a gentle yoga class. At 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays, the class is held at the Partnership Branch. A gentle Yin Yoga class runs from 1:00-1:45 on Fridays at the Alachua Branch. Bring a mat if possible. If not, we have extras you can borrow or take home!
Wildflowers Yoga at Tom Petty Park
This class slogan is "For the community, by the community." YogaLoka has teamed up with Wildflowers Yoga to host a free all-levels flow taught by rotating volunteers from the community. The hour-long class is held at Tom Petty Park on Saturdays at 8:30 am. Check out the Facebook page "Wildflowers Yoga at Tom Petty Park" for updates/cancellations.
Thelma A. Boltin Center
We like to think of this Friday night class as one of the seeds of community yoga through YogaLoka. Taught by Program Director Liz Getman, this 5:30 pm gentle flow is appropriate for all bodies, ages, and yoga experience levels. The cost is $1 for ages 50+ or for those with limited financial means, $3 for students, and a general price of $5.
Pride Community Center
On the last Sunday of each month at 12 p.m., we host a free yoga class at the Pride Center of North Central Florida. This is an inclusive and accessible yoga class designed for all bodies and all people. This 60-minute class is open to all those who identify as LGBTQ+ and allies to the community.
St. Pete Community Classes
Squeeze Juice Works
Rotating volunteers in St. Pete teach a sweet and juicy 45-minute practice at Squeeze Juice Works Central on Thursdays from 5:30-6:15 pm. This is an all-levels, donation-based class. Come for the Yoga, stay for the juice!
Miami Community Classes
South Miami Branch Library
Every Tuesday at 6:30 pm we run a free community class at the South Miami Branch Library. This hour-long practice is a gentle flow accessible for all experience levels, ages, and bodies. Families and children are welcome!
Interested in teaching with YogaLoka? Have other skills to offer (e.g. fundraising, marketing, administrative support)? We'd love for you to join the YL family! Complete our sign up form to begin the process. You should receive a response within 2-3 business days. Thank you for your interest in raising our collective vibration and making these vital services available to all!