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About eastsideyoga

your neighborhood yoga studio! with our warm welcome, peaceful vibe and experienced yoga teachers, we aim to transform the body and bring stillness to your mind through the timeless teaching of yoga. eastside yoga is a friendly community of people who love yoga and meditation. we strive to nurture beginners and help deepen your yoga practice. our yoga studio and class schedule are convenient for residents of the east side and downtown austin.

Reclaiming original Ashtanga Yoga

Reclaiming original Ashtanga Yoga – The Eight Limbed path to Enlightenment by Steven Ross In today’s modern yoga world there is frequent use of sanskrit terminology and labels which can be confusing and misleading for even the seasoned practitioner to … Continue reading

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Eastside Yoga eighth anniversary interview

Today is Eastside Yoga’s eight anniversary so much has happened since 2009 we took some time to chat with ESY founders Elsa and Steven What was it like when you first opened Eastside Yoga? We had moved to Austin just … Continue reading

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Mindfulness garden for Joslin elementary

If you head out of our neck of the woods in East Austin, and head down to South Austin near Ben White and Machaca Road, you will come to a shady neighborhood where the kids attend Joslin Elementary School. Built in 1950’s, … Continue reading

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Do less to be more. The case against multi-tasking.

Recently I came across a quote, on my “inspirational” calendar. It is attributed to Thich Nhat Hahn, Vietnamese monk, a renowned Zen master, a poet, and a peace activist: “When you are washing the dishes, washing the dishes must be … Continue reading

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The People of Eastside Yoga – Barbara Chiles

THIS IS OUR FIRST OF MORE TO COME:  stories and thoughts from the people who make Eastside Yoga a living, breathing community, where people of all types are free to practice the tradition of yoga … My first class at … Continue reading

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Supporting Yoga and Mindfulness in Austin’s schools

“If every 8 year old in the world is taught meditation, we will eliminate violence from the world within one generation.” Dalai Lama Did you know that Austin Independent School district is about to launch its first ever dedicated mindfulness and … Continue reading

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Living in Harmony these days

With the US Presidential election upon us our society had been deeply agitated, it has divided people and caused stress and unease in many otherwise calm people.  Personally I have been deeply affected by this election, my first as a … Continue reading

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