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Yoga Class Description

Sometimes it can be difficult to relax at the end of the day. This is a short All Levels online yoga practice to help you unwind, decompress, and ground your energy after a long day of work. All you need is a block and a blanket. Filmed live at Yoga Tree Hayes. (31 mins.)

Level: 1 Style: Restorative Yoga Focus: Beginner Yoga  

Suggested Yoga Props

block and a blanket

Comments & Reviews

Average Rating:


Sloan S

Great class on a tired and tight day. Sonya has great instruction.

Jessica W

I used to go to Sonya's classes at her yoga studio, but it has been difficult to make it since I had my baby. I am thankful that she posted these videos so that I can practice at home. I love her style and feel like this is a great 30min practice that I can squeeze into my day. I feel relaxed and like I got a nice mini workout afterward.

Erin R

A quick, basic practice of a gentle flow coupled with a few stretches and a reclining twist. The instructor was rather matter-of-fact in her style, but also gave extremely detailed cues with (almost) no flubs. I appreciated that she remained silent during shavasana--when an instructor talks constantly through it (unless it's a specific guided meditation) I find it harder to quiet my mind and release.



Sonya Genel

Sonya Genel joyfully embraces the power of yoga not only to heal and transform the body, but also to heighten human consciousness and to create a radiant life. Sonya discovered yoga in the1990s in Boston. She began with Ashtanga yoga and power vinyasa, but as her practice evolved she gravitated more towards alignment based styles such as Anusara and Iyengar. She was not planning on becoming a yoga teacher, but after a few years the powerful benefits of her own practice compelled Sonya to share the transformative gift of yoga with others. She attended her first teacher training at the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health. Over the years she has completed hundreds more hours of training in Tantra and alignment based yoga, prenatal yoga, anatomy, therapeutics, and meditation. Sonya is honored and grateful to have studied with many incredible teachers such as Paul Muller-Ortega, Sianna Sherman, Jill Miller, KK Ledford and Jean Mazzei. Sonya now leads public classes, workshops, trainings, and retreats in the San Francisco Bay Area. In her classes she weaves together precise anatomical alignment, flowing movement, breath work, and energetics. Sonya aims to hold a safe space for transformation, always approaching her students with authenticity and humor. When she is not teaching yoga, Sonya can be found drawing or painting. As an artists, she notices the profound effects yoga has on her creativity, and she has dedicated herself to enthusiastically guiding others toward enhancing their own unique life path through yoga.

Classes By Sonya Genel

Comments & Reviews

Average Rating:


Sloan S

Great class on a tired and tight day. Sonya has great instruction.

Jessica W

I used to go to Sonya's classes at her yoga studio, but it has been difficult to make it since I had my baby. I am thankful that she posted these videos so that I can practice at home. I love her style and feel like this is a great 30min practice that I can squeeze into my day. I feel relaxed and like I got a nice mini workout afterward.

Erin R

A quick, basic practice of a gentle flow coupled with a few stretches and a reclining twist. The instructor was rather matter-of-fact in her style, but also gave extremely detailed cues with (almost) no flubs. I appreciated that she remained silent during shavasana--when an instructor talks constantly through it (unless it's a specific guided meditation) I find it harder to quiet my mind and release.