Meet One of Avalon’s Most Famous Teacher Graduates!

Here is a photo of one of Avalon's best-known Teacher Training Program graduates — the world-famous French dancer and choreographer Arthur Cadre, who graduated from Avalon's Teacher Training Program in the 27th Class.

Arthur's leaps are extraordinary — like those of other world-class dancers — as illustrated in this photo taken on a class beach outing.

Even more impressive are the wildly creative read more...

Avalon’s Teacher Training Cadaver Lab

Nearly five years ago we added a Human Anatomy & Dissection Lab to Avalon's 200 hour University-Level Teacher Training Program — a first in similar Programs anywhere. The Lab is meant to accelerate yoga's shift away from pre-scientific directions into a serious branch of behavioral medicine.

One of northern California's top Human Anatomy Labs runs technical sides of the classes, which are led by a professional anatomist with many decades of experience read more...

Corporate Yoga & Wellness — & Private Events

Avalon now offers new options for those interested in Corporate Yoga & Wellness Programs or Private Classes & Events — held either in one of Avalon's two on-site Studios or at off-site locations.

Call us at 650-324-2517 or email us here to discuss any Programs that you want to offer in our Studios or in your home offices — either designed on your own or in collaboration with read more...

Yoga’s Protective Effects on the Aging Brain

Papers from major research groups on the medical benefits of yoga have continued to appear at accelerated rates over the last two years.

We track these papers daily and often pass them every term on to our students in our Teacher Training Programs, which heavily emphasize the medical benefits of yoga and closely related traditions.

One recent paper of this sort comes from a well-established research group at the National Institutes read more...