Yoga with Melanie Green - Berkeley, CA - Ashtanga, Prenatal, Postnatal
Weekly Classes

Yoga Schedule - starting July 2018

10:30 to 12:00 pm Ashtanga 1/2 Primary Drop-in Level 1-4 Berkeley Yoga Center
4:00 to 5:15 pm Berkeley High Mountain Bike Team
Yoga Class
All Levels Berkeley Yoga Center
10:30 am to 12:00 pm Ashtanga Foundation Workshop Series (*) Level 1-4 Berkeley Yoga Center
(*) Pre-registration required.

11 classes, $160: 12/11 - 3/26 (open practice on the following days: 2/5, 2/12, 2/19)

10 classes, $155: 4/9 - 6/11

These workshops WILL FILL. To save your spot and get more details about dates, email

9:15 to 10:45 am Ashtanga Full Primary Drop-in Level 2-4 Berkeley Yoga Center
9:00 to 11:00 am (*) Mysore Style Series (**) Level 2-4 Berkeley Yoga Center
(*) (doors open at 9 am; chant at 9:15 am)

(**) Pre-registration required.

10 classes, $150: 12/14 - 3/29 (open practice on the following days: 1/25 and all of February)

10 classes, $150: 4/12 - 6/14

These workshops WILL FILL. To save your spot and get more details about dates, email

Private yoga lessons or nutrition consultation - starting July 2018

12:30 to 1:30 pm Home Studio
2:00 to 3:00 pm Berkeley Yoga Center
1:00 to 2:00 pm Home Studio
3:00 to 4:00 pm Berkeley Yoga Center
11:15 am to 12:15 pm Berkeley Yoga Center
9:00 am to 12:00 pm Home Studio
For other days and times needed, contact Melanie

Class Descriptions

The Beginning Ashtanga Workshop is designed for students new to the Ashtanga System. Students will learn the foundation of this traditional yoga system, from the lineage of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. Advanced Ashtanga Workshop is for students ready to delve into the second half of the primary series postures, working their way toward practicing the Full Primary. 2nd Series Exploration is for students experienced in the Primary Series and ready to explore the Intermediate Series of Ashtanga. This class is based on the traditional Ashtanga practice, but veers from the traditional order at times for the benefit of understanding the postures and having fun. Please email if you are interested in attending.

In the Mysore Style class, each student receives individual attention and is guided at their own pace, depending on how much of the practice they have committed to memory. When the teacher feels the student is ready, the teacher will add additional poses for the student, slowly, over time. This allows the student time for integration of the poses and to commit them to memory. Once the postures are memorized, the movements become smoother and the breath comes more stable. This creates a meditative experience. New students will be taught slowly, pose by pose, over time. The Mysore room is a calm and peaceful place for self-study with the guidance of a teacher.

Ashtanga Yoga is a vigorous flow style of yoga, linking breath with movement. It is designed to strengthen, align and purify the entire body and mind. In the Ashtanga Yoga class all levels of practitioners are welcome to attend. The Ashtanga Led Primary class is for students with prior Ashtanga experience. It will include all poses in the primary series and will be taught in a continuous manner without stopping. All classes will encourage greater focus, endurance and flexibility.

* For the Beginning Ashtanga Workshop, the intermediate Series Exploration series and the Primary Series Exploration Series, Pre-registration required. Email Melanie to pre-register.

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Private Lessons

These appointments are available to any student who is interested in receiving one on one instruction in yoga, nutrition, wellness or cleansing. Private yoga instruction is quite helpful in assisting students who want to deepen their existing yoga practice or for beginning students who want to jump start their yoga practice.

The Berkeley Yoga Center

All classes are taught at The Berkeley Yoga Center
2121 Bonar Street, Studio C, Berkeley CA

If the building is locked, the code is *YOGA

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Drop in to weekly classes: $20
Drop in to Mysore class: $20
4 classes for $70
8 classes for $128

Monthly classes & workshops


All classes are taught at:
The Berkeley Yoga Center
2121 Bonar Street, Studio C
in Berkeley, California
See map


Berkeley Yoga Center is closed annually:

  • Dec 24 through Jan 1
  • MLK Jr. Birthday
  • President's Day
  • Indigenous People's Day
  • Easter Sunday
  • Memorial Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day.

    Sometimes Melanie teaches on these days - Contact her to find out.