Join us on the Ca' d'Zan Terrace for a complimentary yoga session. Bring a mat, towel, and water. Parking is available at the Ca' d'Zan parking lot. This is a free event. After 10:00am standard admissions apply. In the case of inclement weather this event will be canceled.
8:30am-9:30am - The 3rd Saturday of the month.
Cheryl Chaffee is the owner and director of the Garden of the Heart Yoga Center. Since 2005, she has taught alignment-based Hatha yoga at local studios and gyms in Sarasota and New York. She taught at the Rasa-Lila Festival in Orlando, and participated on the main stages at Rasa-Lila and BhaktiFest in California as a kirtan artist. She also does 1-on-1 yoga therapy sessions for students with injuries. Cheryl loves the flexibility that a career in yoga has provided her, and strives to bring that flexibility to her students of all ages and abilities, from preschoolers to seniors, from beginners through advanced practitioners.
Erin Geraghty is a multifaceted teacher, nationally certified in both Personal Training and Yoga. Erin’s training began in Japan exploring different forms of yoga which she now incorporates in her practice. Also a black belt in martial arts from a mix of Shotokan, Jujitsu, and Judo, Erin has taught women’s self defense and cardio combat in Japan and the United States. As the yin to her yang, she blends elements of Ashtanga, Iyengar, Vinyasa, and Chakra yogic styles, martial arts, and isotonic isolation into her practice. Her teaching style is very adaptable as she has experience with many different age and fitness levels. You can find Erin during the week at Three in One Yoga Studio in Bradenton as well as on Anna Maria Island on the weekends.
Lynn Burgess and her studio Yoga from the Heart have been serving the Sarasota community for over 15 years. When you take a class from Lynn, the first thing you notice is the passion with which she teaches. Her tremendous energy and just plain happiness sweep you along so that a demanding physical “workout” into an all-absorbing, inspirational experience. Her steady pace and attention to detail leave you feeling grounded, connected and more aware of the nuances of your body and mind. Her alignment-based approach weaves intelligent sequencing with clear instructions, anatomical awareness, individual adjustments, and philosophy. Lynn credits her primary teacher, Rodney Yee, as well as her ongoing studies in Eastern philosophy, Western psychology, and Functional Movement for inspiring her teaching.
Liana Sheintal Bryant is the Director of Rosemary Court Yoga, a yoga studio located in downtown Sarasota which offers a plethora of yoga styles for all levels. Her studio is recognized as "a favorite with visitors and residents" for the quality of instruction and "sense of welcoming calm" by Sarasota Magazine. A Sarasota native, Liana recently returned back home after teaching and running yoga studios in Washington, DC and New York City. As a lululemon athletica ambassador alum, in both DC and Sarasota, she enjoys sharing her love for yoga in the community.