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Cassandra McDonough

Location: Foster City, CA Level: 850HR RYT Studio(s): Lucie Stern Community Center, Facebook HQ, Bay Club/Pacific Athletic Club, Oracle Club, Oracle Corporation
Cassandra McDonough teaches meditative, rhythmic, and bhakti-powered Vinyasa yoga in the Prana Flow style as well as a more gentle Kripalu “Hatha” yoga. She is a Kripalu 500-hr certified yoga instructor, as well as a 300 – hr graduate of the Prana Flow Vinyasa training with world-renowned Shiva Rea. She has also completed Prenatal training with Jane Austin at Yoga Tree in San Francisco, for a total of over 850 certification hours. She has been a student of yoga since age 14, practicing for more than 15 years, and teaching for more than 8 years to date. Yoga has helped Cassandra completely heal moderate scoliosis, sciatica and lower back pain, anxiety, and much, much more.

In 2009, she spent a full year immersed in an intensive program at the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Stockbridge, MA where she had the opportunity to study with many world-renowned teachers from many healing traditions. During this time Cassandra also developed a deep off-the-mat yoga practice, learning how to use yoga to actually heal her whole life. Her most influential teachers are Mark Whitwell and Shiva Rea, who both espouse a breath-centered and life-affirming practice. Yoga allows you to “have your life!” in the words of Mark Whitwell. She invites student-friends to embrace the healing practice of yoga as she continues on her own path.

Tuesdays
5:30-6:30pm All levels Vinyasa @ Lucie Stern Community Center, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto*
7-8pm Vinyasa Yoga @ Facebook HQ

Thursdays
12-1:15pm All levels Vinyasa @ Bay Club/Pacific Athletic Club, Redwood Shores
1:30-2:30pm Vinyasa Yoga @ Oracle Club, Oracle Corporation, Redwood Shores
3:00-4:00pm Prenatal/Gentle Women’s Yoga @ Facebook HQ
7-8pm Vinyasa Yoga @ Facebook HQ