MichaelandKellyatTajYoga Happy Hour! Flow and Kirtan

with Kelly Fisher, E-RYT 500, Michael Levin, RYT 500, and special guest percussionist Steve Bloom
Friday, May 13, 7-9pm, Willow Street Yoga, Takoma Park, $30

13 really is a lucky number! Come celebrate with an all-levels flow yoga practice to breathe, settle, and ground, and then join Kelly and friends for some bhakti yoga, known as kirtan, a musical way to invite more love, freedom, and joy into your life. Register now.

Kelly at Yards Park YogaSummer Solstice 1-Day Retreat

with Kelly Fisher and Ingrid Benecke
Saturday, June 18, 9am-4:30pm, $120 (register by May 18), Blueberry Gardens, Ashton, MD… Register Now!

This one day getaway is designed for you to be able to step out of your everyday routine to gain some perspective for yourself. Practice yoga, yoga nidra, chanting, meditation, and healthy eating during the summer solstice at the height of blueberry season. More information is here.

Spring LotusSpring 2016 Yoga In Cheverly

Spring yoga classes run April 11-July 3, 12 weeks. Details on schedule and pricing are available here.
There are now two Level I (beginners!) classes each week!
Drop in to a single class at any time or sign up for the entire session. Please send me an email to secure your space if you are interested in registering for the session.
Drop-ins are always welcome for $17 per class.


Kelly Fisher, E-RYT 500, teaches yoga and meditation in the Washington, DC area. She mentors yoga teachers and teacher trainees. She is an adjunct in yoga teacher training programs, leads workshops and retreats, and has taught in such diverse places as NPR, the Freer and Sackler Galleries, and the Supreme Court. Join Kelly for private or group classes in yoga, meditation, or yoga therapeutics.

Learn more about Kelly.

Kids’ Yoga in Cheverly

Six Wednesdays, 10:45-11:30am [crawlers to age 3 with caregiver] Cheverly United Methodist Church, $72 (or $15 to drop in for a single class) New class will run Apr 6-May 13. Kids' Yoga is a wonderful way for your child to release pent up stress and energy while learning to focus and relax. Ylla Bishop is certified by YoKid and Childlight Yoga. Request more info at Wildflower Yoga.

Sing Into Spring

April 8, 7-9pm Join Michael Levin, RYT 500, special guest Steve Bloom on percussion, and me for a joyful way to invoke the springtime. Kirtan is call and response singing that invites you to connect to the deepest parts of your self which ultimately connects us to the world. Learn some Sanskrit and hear stories of the deities. Grace Yoga, Pilates & Strength in Silver Spring.


The Gayatri Mantra is one of the oldest mantras of which we are aware. It honors the sun and all the life-giving energy, heat, and light the sun offers. "Gayatri" refers to the meter of the verse .  It means 24.  After the initial call to earth, sky, and heavens, the next three lines are of eight beats each, equalling 24.  Hear the chant and learn the words here.

Personal Instruction

Yoga is traditionally a daily practice that is unique to each individual yogi. Yoga postures and meditation can be very therapeutic when practiced with knowledge and awareness. If you are experiencing chronic pain, localized pain, trouble sleeping, or anxiety or depression, find out how yoga can help you in daily life. Even if you simply want to deepen in your knowledge and practice of yoga, Kelly has over 20 years of experience to share. Contact Kelly for more information and pricing.



This morning my mantra was like water to a thirsty soul. There was no question I needed my cushion. Wanted it Loved it It was a compulsion as easy as a mountain stream flows to the sea. No effort, only lightness Each breath elixir Each moment a chance to awaken Each repetition a soft calling […]

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Yoga Center of Columbia India Trip 2016

I have an obsession with India. I admit it. The colors, the sights, the smells, the people. So naturally I was thrilled to have this opportunity to assist in turning others on to my own addiction. From March 1-15, Rimmi Singh and I led a group of intrepid travelers half-way around the world to this […]

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Costa Rica Good Times

The lovely weather this week marked my first morning practice outdoors for the year… except for when we were in Tamarindo, Costa Rica at Panacea de la Montaña in March when we meditated and did yoga outside everyday. Mary, Debbie, and Peter were excellent hosts and all of their furry friends, Gandhi, Daphne, Maya, Pepper, […]

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