Spring/Summer 2020 Yoga



Spring/Summer 2020 Yoga

1. Contemplative classes (May 11-July 3, 2020) include Yoga for a Healthy Back, Gentle Yoga, Yoga for Emotional Well-being, Vinyasa Yoga, and Restorative Yoga. View the schedule.

2. NEWPractice and Process: Conversations With Esteemed Yoga Teachers - Q&A

May 8 – John Campbell 
May 15 – Richard Freeman and Mary Taylor
May 22 – Angela Jamison
May 29 – Kate O'Donnell
June 7 – Tim Feldmann
June 12 – Harmony Slater and Russell Case
June 19 – Hamish Hendry
June 26 – Luke Jordan
July 10 – David Garrigues

3. ASHTANGA YOGA with John Bultman - FREE 

Mysore Ashtanga Yoga — Mysore Zoom Room
Mondays-Thursdays, 7:00-9:00am EDT. 
This is an all-level class via Zoom for students who have previously practiced with John Bultman. Come and go as you wish within the 2 hour block. Please email John for login information at

Led Primary Series Ashtanga Yoga 
Fridays, 8:00-9:30am EDT. Free. Please email John Bultman for login information at  

Podcasts: You may also access the CSC audio library which includes meditation practices and talks.

Contemplative Yoga classes: email Leslie Hubbard,
Ashtanga Yoga classes: email John Bultman,

All in-person drop-in classes held in Clemons Library are canceled indefinitely

The Contemplative Sciences Center offers a robust schedule of yoga classes taught by experienced instructors. CSC collaborates with partners across Grounds and Charlottesville.

The Spring 2020 Yoga schedule (see important scheduling note above)

Night Owl Yoga postponed indefinitely
 January 14 - May 3
Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 8 pm-9 pm at AFC MP1
These classes are free for all UVA students, faculty, staff, and other UVA affiliates who have an IM Rec membership.
Night Owl classes will not take place during UVA's spring break March 9-15.
Registration is not required.
Location: Aquatic & Fitness Center, MP-1

Contemplative Drop-In Classes Online classes here.
January 21 - April 30 
These free weekly classes. Everyone is eligible to attend: UVA students, faculty, staff, and community members and their guestsAll levels and experiences welcome. Registration is not required. 
View all details here






Mysore Ashtanga Yoga (postponed indefinitely. See important scheduling note above):
Individual focused Ashtanga yoga within a group setting for all levels. (See pass information and schedule below). LocationNorth Grounds Recreation Center (NGRC)

Drop in during any of the timeframes below. Mysore Style is an open practice time, meaning you may come and start your practice anytime between the scheduled hours, just simply leave enough time to finish before the class ends. Instruction is tailored to each student's level. New students should allow 15 to 45 minutes for practice. As strength, stamina, flexibility, and mental faculties build, more of the sequence will be learned and one’s practice will gradually lengthen.
For on Grounds classes once they resume only
To participate in the Ashtanga Yoga classes mentioned above, purchase one of the following passes:
1)  One Month Pass for $40 
This allows access to Mysore Ashtanga Yoga classes only. No membership required.
 This allows access to all Group Ex classes; Available only to students and IM-Rec Sports members.
3) Guest Pass
Non-members/guests may purchase single class passes for Mysore Ashtanga Yoga. Pricing/policies here.

How to Purchase Passes
If you are a gym member, you still need to purchase a pass.
Purchase passes by calling 434-924-3791 OR visit IM-Rec Sports Business Services located in the Aquatic & Fitness Center and North Ground Recreation Center
Visit here for IM-Rec Sports Membership Information. 

For questions, email csc@virginia.eduFor more information, you may meet with our friendly instructors in person and/or observe a class before you begin. Check schedule for more information and classes.

Ashtanga Primary Series Poster with CSC's John Bultman. Click thumbnails to enlarge. Photography by Laura Dillon Rogers Photography @lauradillonrogers

First and Second Series