All levels of classes for all levels of practice
Find a class that's right for you. Check out our class descriptions to find a class that suits your mood and your level of experience. Looking for a specific style? Our teachers have diverse backgrounds and certifications- read their bios to find a perfect fit. View our schedule to plan and pay ahead or just drop in for a class!
Welcome New Students!
Sometimes the hardest part of trying something new is taking that first step to get started. Here are some guidelines for using the studio and getting started at Searchlight.
First visit? Your first class is free! Read our teacher bios and class descriptions to figure out which class you want to go to- if you're a beginner, consider a Foundations or Gentle class. You can then create a client profile and reserve your spot. If you are not tech savvy, just come on in- our helpful front desk staff is on hand to help you get set up, just make sure you show up 15 minutes early for your scheduled class.
No mat? No problem. Students are welcome to borrow a mat for free at their first visit. Mat rentals after the first visit are $2 per class for our high end Manduka Studio Gear yoga mats. We just ask that you use our mat spray to wipe it down after, and return to front desk. We have everything you need to practice, right down to clean, filtered water to keep you hydrated.
Wear comfortable clothes that you can move freely in, and try not to eat right before class.
Once you take that step and explore your first class, try more classes. You'll find a teacher that you connect with- there are so many different styles of yoga, so many different approaches. Find a good fit with someone who presents things in a way that feels accessible to you, that 'speaks' to you and that feels good. Your best bet is to find a balance between comfort and challenge.
Come frequently! A consistent practice is better than 'knocking it out' once a week. We have set our pricing options to optimally support your practice, and we have over 30 classes a week! If you can't make it to a class, hang out in a yoga pose or two at home. Breathe. Do an activity in a mindful way. Every day, or as often as you can!
Chakra Tuning Through the Daring Way™
Ever wanted to deepen your personal practice, both on and off the mat? Join Keri Johnson as we examine the Chakra system while incorporating key aspects of Dr. Brené Brown's Daring Way™ curriculum. This workshop series will meet once a month for seven months to explore, in depth the Chakra system. Want to heal old relationships? Want to feel more connected to your community? Want to strengthen your voice and your commitment to your integrity? Then this workshop series is for you! Each workshop will include guided meditations, breathing exercises, mindful movement (specifically focusing on poses associated with the chakra of the month), and personal practices that you will be able to incorporate into your daily life. Please bring your yoga mat and your journal for practices both on and off the mat. These practices are intended to help you become more aligned with your highest truth and potential. You are invited to bring a journal, open heart, and authentic curiosity as we embark on a journey to inner knowing. You can drop in to the workshops of your choice for $35. Seven Saturdays 2-4:30pm. 4/21, 5/26, 6/23, 7/28, 8/25, 9/29
YogaLoka Fundraiser with Liz Getman
Join Liz Getman for a donation-based Invigorate yoga class! All proceeds raised from this class will support the local nonprofit YogaLoka. YogaLoka (YL) is a 501c3 nonprofit that offers free yoga and meditation services to historically marginalized populations, including veterans, the homeless, and low-income communities. YL offers yoga classes at GRACE Marketplace, Gainesville's homeless shelter, five days/week and at the HONOR Center, a homeless shelter for veterans. Public classes are offered to the community at no cost two days/week through the library system.
August 4th 1pm-3pm.$10-$20 suggested donation-cash or check only please- no class passes.