when vanessa started yoga back in 2000,her entire life changed. for the first time she could remember she felt comfortable and strong within her body and began a journey back home to live with more embodiment and presence. soon she became certified so that she could share this gift with others. trained in many modalities of hatha yoga, including extensive training in gentle and restorative, her speciality is creating safe spaces for a people of all shapes and conditions to connect with the temple the move through life in with more ease, grace and joy.  


currently vanessa just teaches two group yoga classes a week - both at the jewish community center (jccsf) - and open to the public for a facility fee (includes use of gym, sauna, steamroom, pool and hot tub). she also available for contracted classes for workplaces, events and retreats and especially loves offering restorative yoga soundscape workshops with her husband jeremy.

vanessa's yoga classes 

gentle yoga

 mondays, 9:00 - 10:15am

 jccsf, 3200 california street, san francisco


restorative yoga

 fridays, 6:15 - 7:45pm

jccsf, 3200 california street, san francisco

(third friday of each month with live music by jeremy rourke)