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Greenwood Athletic and Tennis Club in Greenwood Village, Colorado is host to some of Denver’s best Yoga teachers and is a 200 Hour Registered Yoga Teacher Training School. Greenwood offers many complimentary yoga classes included with memberships, some include Thermal and Hot Yoga®, Power, Alignment, Basic Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Hatha, Yoga Sculpt, Kundalini, and Restorative Yoga. Unique to GATC is our automated heat system capable of heating the studio to 105° and 55% humidity for our popular Thermal Yoga classes.
  • Nine different styles of yoga offered
  • 17 heated yoga classes per week
  • 17 unheated yoga classes per week
  • World-trained Yoga teachers with a combined 100 years experience
  • Programs available for members and non-members
  • 200 Hour Registered Yoga School
Greenwood's Yoga has been featured on National TV: Watch it here>>
  • Yoga Privates

    Work privately with one of Greenwood’s Yoga Instructors to start a new yoga practice or deepen your current practice.  Instructors will design a class to meet your needs.  What some of our members are saying:

    "Privates with Drew have been life changing; reduced stress, gained flexibility, help injuries, and best part of my week! Every private he always comes up with a different routine and plan!" - Jeff Keating

    "My husband, son and I signed up for private yoga sessions with Drew because we were novices to yoga and honestly the classes were often crowded and a little intimidating especially for our teenaged son who needed it the most. We were fortunate to find Drew who tailored the classes to each of our needs. He got me slowly back into yoga after a hip surgery, while constantly challenging my husband and encouraging my son to push himself a little more each week. With yoga,  my son saw almost immediate results in his flexibility and core strength and he has recovered more quickly from the bumps and bruises of competitive soccer and basketball.We all look forward to our Sunday afternoons with Drew and it is a great way to start the week both mentally and physically." - Lucy Buck

     


    Contact Marda to learn more »
  • Cancellation Policy

    Cancellations: All cancellations require a minimum of 24 hours notification prior to the scheduled appointment. The full-posted price of the session/class will be charged for late cancellations.
Yoga Programs and Workshops

Greenwood Athletic and Tennis Club offers programs for the beginner and advanced yogis; members and non-members are welcome. To learn more about Yoga programs contact Marda (mardaz@greenwoodatc.com)

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  • Yoga Immersion Weekend 2017

    3rd Annual Yoga Immersion Weekend, April 27, 28, 29 and 30, 2017
    All classes are in the Jade studio 
    GATC Yoga Immersion Weekend- Your Yoga Retreat “Staycation”
    Experience different types of yoga from GATC and guest instructors

    *Kiragrace apparel will be available in the Yoga transition area over the weekend. 

    Select entire weekend or enroll in individual classes.  
    Save $50 by signing up for entire weekend:
    Member $240 Non-member $415


    Thursday, April 27
    5:30-6:45 pm Advanced “Silent” Thermal Yoga with Jen Ridout. 
    Explore the power of a non-verbal Thermal Yoga class set to instrumental music.
    Members: Complimentary /  Non-Member: $15      REGISTER HERE

    Friday, April 28  
    4:30-5:30 pm Candlelight Alignment Vinyasa II with Michelle Marchildon 
    For the Yoga Immersion weekend this class will be taught with the soft light of candles to help bring your focus inward.  Designed to cultivate heat in the body with creative, intelligent sequences and a focus on the connection of breath.  Level 2 is not recommended for beginners and will take your practice to the next level. 
    Members: Complimentary /Non-Member $15         REGISTER HERE

    6:00-8:30 pm Prayer Mala Bead Workshop with Sarita Shrestha
    Discover the magic of malas. Sarita will bring the beads and all the equipment you need to make your personalized prayer mala.  You will learn how to string and tie the mala, the meaning behind each stone, and how they are used in meditation, including the history, significance of the beads, the purpose and the placement.  Learn about the healing properties of gemstones.  You will also receive a Vedic astrology reading based on your birth-date, birth-time, and place. Please provide this information to (mardaz@greenwoodatc.com) by April 26th. (minimum of 12)
    Members $ 65 /Non-Members $ 80                           REGISTER HERE

    Saturday, April 29
    10:45-12:00 pm Introduction to Yoga Sculpt workshop with Marda Zechiel  
    Yoga Sculpt is part Yoga and part Strength training.  Performing compound exercises (recruiting multiple muscle groups) participants get an amazing full body workout in an hour. Adding Yoga Sculpt into your weekly routine will reshape your body.  This workshop will break down the basics teaching alignment and safe movement with weights to keep you safe and injury free.  
    Members $25 /Non-Members $40                             REGISTER HERE

    12:15-1:00  Lunch catered by Fresh Fare (Studio 2) 
     (healthy wraps, salads, fruit and drinks)
    Members $10/Non-Members $10                               REGISTER FOR LUNCH

    1:15-2:30 pm Meditation workshop with Drew Overholser
    Meditation is a valuable tool that can help you manage stress, increase creativity, reduce worry, release muscle tension and tightness, and let go of old thought patterns that don’t serve you. However, developing a meditation practice can be challenging. Attend this workshop with long-time meditator and yoga teacher Drew Overholser, to learn a simple and effective way to meditate. Wear comfortable clothing. You don’t need to bring anything.
    Members $25 /Non-Members $40                              REGISTER HERE

    2:45- 4:00 Iyengar with Dana Hanizeski
    Iyengar Yoga Experience: Connecting to your core through standing postures. Learn to engage your pelvic floor and abdominal muscles by activating from the ground up. You will learn to use your feet, legs and hips the correct way in standing poses. Learning to work the standing postures this way teaches you to build strong postural muscles not only for the yoga room, but for life in general.
    Members $25 /Non-Members $40                               REGISTER HERE

    4:15-5:30pm Happy Hips and Healthy Back with Elena Haykin 
    Prevent low back strain, avoid injury and achieve a supple healthy back. In this workshop we will emphasize the integral connection between the hips, sacroiliac joint, and muscles and ligaments that support them. You will learn practical techniques for practicing yoga and for your daily activity. All levels and abilities are welcome.
    Members $25 /Non-Members $40                               REGISTER HERE

    5:45- 7:00pm  Sound Off™ Vinyasa with Amy Baker
    Sound Off™ deep flow yoga is an innovative journey of flowing movement and sound.  Immerse yourself in the beauty and motion of yoga with a pair of noise isolating wireless LED headphones which lets you hear the instructor at the perfect level while their curated set takes you on a musical journey into sound.  DJ’s by Jillian Keavney.  This class will be vibrant and uplifting with GATC’s Amy Baker.
    Members $ 30 /Non-Members $45                               REGISTER HERE

    7:30--9:00pm  Dinner Reservation for participants (banquet room at Del Friscos) Please RSVP for your seat at the table by emailing Marda (Mardaz@greenwoodatc.com)

    Sunday, April 30
    12:30-2:00 ABC’s of Inversion: Handstands for Everyone with Amy Baker
    If the thought of handstanding makes you want to head for the hills, this class is for you. We'll go over the simple basics with no fuss and get you on the road to inverting. You'll leave feeling challenged, empowered, and ready for the upside-down journey. Beginners welcome
    members $30 /Non-Members $45                                 REGISTER HERE


    2:15-3:30pm  Backbends that feel good with Michelle Marchildon 
    Backbends often strike fear in the heart of many a yogi. To love them is to know them, to make peace with them, and even to be friends with them. While flexibility can seem out of reach, it is also the path to a healthier spine. Come explore how to chase our tail, literally moving our head to our tail, with courage, strength, and as always with safety first.
    Members $25 /Non-Members $40                                 REGISTER HERE

    4:00-5:00pm Candlelight Vinyasa with Mary France
    Slow-paced candlelight Vinyasa class. Suitable for all levels.
    Members: Complimentary /Non-Members $15             REGISTER HERE

    5:15-6:30pm  Sound Off™ Yoga Nidra with Layne Steege
    Greenwoods very own Layne Steege teams up with the Sound Off™ crew to take you to a one-of-a-kind experience that inspires the spirit and calms the mind and body. Utilizing Sound Off™ wireless headphone technology, scientific sound healing with binaural beats, and the ancient journeying tool of guided yoga nidra, this event promotes deep healing on all levels. Using a series of guided visualizations and deep relaxation techniques, this “inner body yoga” is designed to help practitioners move beyond the conditioned mind into a state of expanded self-awareness. By entering into an ultimate rest state and gaining access to the deeper realms of the mind, students can more effectively release tension, anxiety and self-limiting beliefs. Class begins with several minutes of gentle, meditative movement, with the balance of the practice lying Savasana.
    Members $30 /$45 Non-Members                                REGISTER HERE



  • Yoga Therapy sessions

    Let Yoga Heal the Hurt with Yoga Therapist Michelle Marchildon

    Pain is there to wake us up.  Don't get off your mat.  Don't give up.Come and learn how to work smarter so you can get back to the activities you love.  We will use props, walls, chairs, straps and blankets to find relief in our yoga.  Michelle Marchildon is trained to use yoga as therapy to heal many common injuries associated with yoga, sports, physical fitness and life.

    Member testimonials:

     "Persistent hip pain led me to yoga therapy.  Michelle was able to pinpoint the problem, and guide me toward exercises and alignment to significantly decrease (indeed, almost erase) the discomfort."        -Lisa Surrey

    "Michelle has shown me how to be aware of correct body positioning and correct muscle activation.  It's easy to get away with not using all the muscle groups you should be which becomes a habit in your yoga practice and can eventually cause joint discomfort."  - Susan Knight

    Areas of Common Injury:

    Upper body:  neck, wrists, shoulders and upper back

    lower body:  legs, hips, hamstrings, feet and lower back

    Fridays  5:45-7:00pm

    Dates and focus area:

    March 3, Lower body       Register here

    April 14, Upper body        Register here

    May 12, Lower body        Register here




  • Yoga Nidra Series

    Candlelight Yoga Nidra Series with Layne Steege

    Yoga Nidra or "yogic sleep" is the state of consciousness between waking and sleeping.  Designed for deep relaxation, you will be guided through your practice with the intention of physical and emotional healing.  Settle into your mat with light stretching, then clear your subconscious mind with stillness. Dress comfortably with warm clothing (layer).  Great for both beginners and experienced practitioners looking to deepen their practice.

    Sundays 5:15-6:30pm 

    Dates:

    March 12       Register here

    April 16          Register here

    May 14           Register here

    June 11          Register here




Yoga Teacher Training

South Denver's Premier Yoga Training Studio featuring Amy Baker
200 Hour Yoga Alliance Certified School, RYS

Next session dates August 18- December 3, 2017 

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  • 200 HR RYS Yoga Teacher Training with Amy Baker

    Greenwood's 200 Hour Registered Yoga School by Yoga Alliance you will learn:

    • In-depth breakdown of asanas
    • Clear and concise cuing
    • Verbal/hands on adjustments
    • Anatomy, Chakras and Koshas
    • Philosophy and History of Yoga
    • Extensive emphasis on practice teaching
    • Find your own voice and teach dynamic yoga classes
    • Learn to speak publicly with confidence


    To learn more email Marda »
  • Greenwood Yoga Teacher Training

    South Denver's Premier Yoga Training Studio featuring Amy Baker
    200 Hour Yoga Alliance Certified School, RYS

    Fall session starts August 19, 2016 READ MORE »

  • Semi Privates

    Work in a group of two to four people with your favorite Instructor to improve your yoga practice. Contact Marda to learn more »

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Contact Information

Marda Zechiel
Yoga Manager

303-770-2582 x324

mardaz@GreenwoodATC.com

Yoga Etiquette at Greenwood

Arrive Early
Tardiness to yoga class is disruptive and disrespectful to the teacher and other students. Aim to be on your mat and ready to go at least 10 minutes before class starts. This gives you time to relax, breathe and settle in. If you are a few minutes late please enter quietly and mindfully in between poses. If you are more than 5 minutes late, it’s best to chalk it up as a missed class.

Relish the quiet
A yoga classroom is like a sanctuary- people come here to relax and find peace. Honor this by observing as much quiet as possible. Finish conversations before entering the studio.

Please adhere to the Mobile Electronic Device policy
Mobile electronic devices are to only be used in approved areas. Be mindful that just seeing a cell phone triggers an anxiety response and takes away from the yoga experience.

Talk to the Teacher
If you have any injuries (past or current), concerns or contraindications, talk to the teacher before class. This way, the teacher can recommend modifications. Please advise teacher if you would not like to be adjusted. If you have to leave class early for any reason please tell the teacher before class starts and situate your mat close to the door.

Remove your shoes
The studio stays most hygienic if everyone leaves their shoes (yes, even flip-flops) outside the classroom.

Consider hygiene
Sweat is good- it’s a sign that you are working hard, and a healthy way to cleanse the body of toxins. However, if you are prone to heavy perspiration, use your towel during class to mop your brow (so you don’t drip on your neighbors mat) and wipe up any excess sweat on and around your mat after class.

Skip the scents
Many people have sensitivities to perfumes and scented body lotions; help us keep our studios fragrance-free by avoiding applying any aromatic products before class.

Stay ‘til the end
No yoga practice is complete without Savasana. Savasana is a delicious period of relaxation at the end of each yoga class. Your body needs this time to understand the new information it has received though practicing yoga. Please do not come with the intention to leave early. If you roll up your mat and dash out the door during this quiet time, you’re not only annoying your fellow students, you’re missing out on what is arguably the most essential part of the practice. If it is occasionally unavoidable, please notify your teacher before class starts, and keep these times to the exception and not the rule.

Trust the process
It’s important to maintain an open mind and clear-headed perspective as you enter the studio. You’ll not only maximize the benefits of your session, but may also gain fantastic insight and increased self-awareness because of it.