For new students & class descriptions

Welcome to Gen-Nih, Sacramento's only yoga studio with exclusively Iyengar-certified yoga instructors or Iyengar teachers-in-training.

Class Descriptions:
  • Introductory - Introducing the Iyengar method to the beginning student.

  • Level 1 - This is a Continuing Beginners class. The depth of method is introduced in standing, sitting,
    forward extensions, inversions, twists, preliminary back extensions and restorative postures.

  • Level 2 - A deeper study of the standing and all basic postures is taught.  Shoulderstand and head balance
    are taught.  Builds stamina and alignment

  • Level 3 - Advanced beginners, seasoned and serious students.  Introduces intermediate poses.  Builds
    stamina, alignment and refines inversions.

  • Pranayama is taught after the student has practiced for two years.


General guidelines if you are visiting us for the first time:
  • Please arrive 10 to 15 minutes before class begins
  • Please come with an empty stomach; do not eat 3 hours before class
  • Wear clothing where knees can be seen: shorts, leggings, or pants that can be rolled up.
Hatha yoga in the Iyengar tradition offers profound benefits, not only making the body stronger and more flexible,
but improving all aspects of your life, including eating habits, family life, and relationships with others.

Questions? Contact Mary Chan, certified Iyengar Yoga teacher and studio owner at (916) 731-4821 or email.