Where Yoga is for Every Body!At Camarillo Yoga, our students range in age from 5 weeks to 95 years, and come in all sizes, shapes and levels of physical conditioning. Yoga is not only for flexible young women! Far from an anonymous workout facility, our friendly teachers and students welcome newcomers to the practice of yoga, which has been a gift in all of our lives. Please enjoy our site, see pictures of our classes, and find out about what we do. Then, join us, for a Free First Class! We are looking forward to sharing yoga with you!
At CYC, Yoga is for Every Body! Yoga classes & workshops with guest teachers for adult yoga beginners, intermediates and strong “power yoga” practitioners, but also Ultra Gentle Yoga for seniors and those with physical challenges, and Private Lessons for those who require one-on-one attention. We even have a DVD for home practice: “Easy Yoga Stretches for Home, Office & Travel.” We include the whole family in our schedule: Pre-Natal Yoga classes with a Certified Childbirth Educator; Baby Yoga and Infant Massage; Active Birth Workshops; Family Yoga for kids and parents; Children’s Yoga and Tween/Teen classes. Everyone can attend our Laughter Yoga classes, FREE! Yoga balances the body and mind, and we deepen this relationship with our Restorative Yoga & Meditation Sunday workshops, and our 9 week “Learn Mindfulness Meditation” courses and Mindfulness Retreats. Our Ballroom Dance Friday night classes get even people with two left feet, dancing like the stars! Come on down, and be a part of it!
Fall session now full
Next session will begin January 27
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
$195 includes 2 textbooks ($175 for members)
Mindfulness Meditation, practiced regularly, has been scientifically proven to positively affect the way the brain processes difficult emotions under stress, and offers us a method for living in the now, and experiencing our lives directly, with greater equanimity and joy. Join Audrey Walzer, Director of the Camarillo Yoga Center, to learn the fundamentals of non-religious mindfulness meditation, with the structure and support of a group setting.
New! Tween/Teen (10+) Girls Class
Tuesdays 4:00 – 4:50 pm Begins Sept 16th
A new format drop-in class (no sessions to sign up for) with the wonderful Lori Hill. Non-competitive, supportive time for girls to explore movement and unwind.
Family Yoga returns, with Lori Hill!
Sunday, October 5 12:30 – 1:15 pm
Everyone is welcome to this special family time once a month, where children, parents and grandparents can enjoy the creativity of playful yoga and the quiet, peaceful effect of mindfulness even for young children.
New! Tai Chi classes at CYC!
Join Maki Guelcher for gentle tai chi and qigong movements, with slow mindful breathing to increase
Balance and focus and decrease stress.
Camarillo Yoga Center owner & director, Audrey Walzer, (aka “The Yoga Lady”) answers your questions about yoga and good health. E-Mail Audrey here!
Audrey Walzer was voted "Best Yoga Teacher" by the VC Reporter's "Best of Ventura County 2011 Poll"
The Science of Mindfulness Helps Teachers and Students Stress –Less! Imagine yourself, midway through a well-planned lesson. A student makes loud disruptive noises that distract the others and threaten your instruction. Your body tenses and you feel a rush of emotion. Without thinking you respond angrily to the student, causing stress in the other children [...]
“Laughter Yoga” has been scientifically proven to reduce stress and increase “happiness chemicals” in your brain, and was recently featured in Time Magazine. Start your weekend with a laugh that’s good for you! This class is free and offered for community well-being by Roni, a certified “Laughter Yoga” instructor!
This holiday season, remember: Your good health is the best gift of all! “Why are you saying, “Do you mind moving your leg?” I don’t mind. I want to do this. I love to do this.” These words are gifts from my good friend and yoga student George Benson, who practiced yoga with me regularly [...]