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Stretch your body, stretch your mind.

Yoga has been proven to be an excellent stress reducer and a wonderful exercise for mind, body, and soul. A regular yoga practice helps to increase blood flow throughout the body, improve flexibility and muscle strength, and help with balance and overall body awareness, all while boosting your mood! Whether you are new to yoga or a beginning practitioner, our yoga classes provide a variety of styles, so unroll your mat today. Many of our yoga classes are available through the FitPassThe FitPass allows you to attend yoga classes on a drop-in basis. If you would prefer to immerse yourself in a specific class, please browse our other offerings.

Become a Certified Yoga Instructor: 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Now at FitRec


We are excited to launch a 200-hour Yoga Alliance (RYS) Yoga Teacher Training program in Fall 2019 – Spring 2020. The program is open to Boston University students and the community. Classes are conveniently scheduled on Monday and Wednesday evenings, with the addition of one weekend each semester, making it convenient for both students and working adults to attend. The course includes techniques, training, and practice; teaching methodology; anatomy and physiology; yoga philosophy, ethics, and lifestyle; and practice both as an assistant and as a lead instructor. Integrating various stretching techniques, strength training, breath work, meditation, and mindfulness practices, the training will be led by Daniel Orlansky and Jennifer Yarro, who together have over 35 years’ experience training yoga teachers.  Boston University students may register for this two-part course and receive academic credit by registering on the Student link for PDP MB 401 in the Fall 2019 and PDP MB 402 in Spring 2020. Upon successful completion of the course, students may register with Yoga Alliance as Registered Yoga Teachers (RYT®).


Part I: September 4 – December 11, 2019

Part II: January 22 – April 29, 2020

Mondays and Wednesdays, 6 pm – 9 pm (no class October 27, February 17, March 9, March 11, April 20)

Weekend of September 13 – 15 & March 27 – 29: Friday, 5 pm – 9 pm, Saturday, 12 pm – 8 pm, Sunday, 10 am – 6 pm

Learn more about the program here.

RYS 200 Yoga Teacher Training

This course is a Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga School (RYS) 200-hour teacher training class. Deepen your personal yoga practice and develop the skills to share this practice and its benefits with others as a yoga instructor.


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