Yoga Class Descriptions

Yoga is at its best when you find a class that fits with your style and level. MOSAIC yoga classes in San Diego range from beginning through advanced, and combine different options for intensity of heat. Whether you’re a yoga newbie or a die-hard yogi, come explore with us by checking out our yoga class descriptions, our recommendations for getting started or by just dropping in and taking a yoga class!

*Heat is set to the temperatures listed below.  This temperature can fluctuate based upon the season, number of practitioners and pose selection for any given class.  Our instructors will always do their best to keep the temperature close to that which is listed.

MOSAIC Yoga 1

Not Heated

MOSAIC Yoga 1 is our entry-level yoga class, and is an excellent place to start for those that are brand-new to yoga or for those wanting to revisit the foundational principles of their practice. This slow moving, Hatha yoga class will help you relax, rejuvenate and awaken.

meet your instructors: ryan krupa, sophie abdennabijulie quinn

MOSAIC Yoga 2

heat set at 80º

MOSAIC Yoga 2 is an excellent choice for intermediate yoga practitioners as it combines breath and meditation with yoga poses in a slow-flowing sequence. Integrating outward movement and inner awakening, this yoga class will help advance your practice and foster a balance between flexibility and strength.

meet your instructors: ryan glidden, ryan krupa, sophie abdennabi, john o’brien, chelsea casey, susie prestidge, tess hemmerling, mike flynn, luke weintzen, kevin freiberger

MOSAIC Yoga 2-3

heat set at 80º

MOSAIC Yoga 2-3 is an excellent choice for intermediate yoga practitioners AND those looking to explore more poses. It combines the slow-flowing sequence of MOSAIC Yoga Level 2 with options, if you choose, to take the pose deeper. Your instructor will teach a Level 2 class while offering you suggestions on how to make the poses more advanced if you are interested. This yoga class will foster a balance between flexibility and strength.

meet your instructors: ryan gliddenryan krupasophie abdennabichelsea casey, susie prestidge, tess hemmerling, mike flynn

MOSAIC Yoga 3

heat set at 90º

MOSAIC Yoga 3 is a quick-moving Vinyasas yoga class, focusing on poses that move fluidly from one to another. This yoga class also incorporates more advanced poses and uses a combination of heat and fast-paced movement to balance, detoxify and exhilarate.

meet your instructors: ryan glidden, ryan krupa, sophie abdennabi, chelsea casey

Hot Yoga

heat set at 105º

Hot Yoga is a Hatha style yoga class comprised of 26 posture series performed in a precise order, set to music, in a room heated to approximately 105 degrees. The focus is on toning muscles, promoting weight loss, reducing stress and increasing vitality.

meet your instructors: nancine decherd, sophie abdennabi

Yin Yoga & Reiki Healing

Not Heated

Yin Yoga is a meditative, gentle yoga class appropriate for all levels, focusing on lengthening the muscles surrounding the hips, pelvis and lower back. Postures are held for 3-5 minutes, with the goal of increasing joint elasticity. By lengthening the connective tissue that surrounds the joints, this yoga class helps to prevent injury and improves joint health.

meet your instructors: melissa love, julie quinn

Yin, Reiki & Crystal Healing

Not Heated

This candle lit yoga class is a mulit-dimensional healing experience, combining the relaxing postures of Yin Yoga, the calming energy of Reiki and the healing power of crystals. Each class features a unique crystal grid crafted to serve a particular healing intention, along with MOSAIC trained Reiki practitioners offering the Reiki energy to those who are interested in receiving it.

meet your instructor: melissa love

Restorative Yoga

Not Heated

A Restorative practice is a slow and meditative style of yoga that helps to soften our bodies armor and drop into that state of stillness. The postures are usually deeply supported by blankets, blocks or other props and are held for several minutes to help undo the patterns of habit in our bodies. In time and with patience, you will be rewarded with the ability to drop with ease into a place of deep contentment.

meet your instructors: julie quinn, susie prestidge

Prenatal/Mommy & Me Yoga

Not Heated

Taking care of yourself is essential from pre-conception through the birth, growth and transformation of your baby’s early years. Stretch, breathe and relax with your baby, either in the womb or in your arms, in this gentle, community-building class, where you can connect with other new Moms as you share the journey into parenthood. Practicing yoga helps improve posture, flexibility and emotional well-being, helping to ward off prenatal and postpartum blues. This class is appropriate for the beginner as well as for someone who has been practicing yoga for years.

meet your instructors: chelsea casey, arati lane