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Gentle Hatha Yoga for Adults and Seniors
As we get older, it is common to lose flexibility - but that doesn't mean you can't do yoga! In fact, gentle yoga can increase your flexibility and help your overall physical and mental health.

We know that everyone is different, so we can customize a yoga program to meet your personal needs. We currently offer classes and instruction in the Sonoma, Kenwood, Glen Ellen and Santa Rosa areas. We are available to help you create a gentle, easy Yoga program for you or your group. We also recommend combining yoga instructions with massage, to maximize the benefits of your efforts.

Please contact us to learn more about our programs for adults and seniors - in your location, our location or at a group location. You'll be glad you did!

The key to a happy long life is flexibility of body and mind.

Imagine feeling better... Give yourself 6 weeks to explore and feel the many benefits of a persoanl Yoga practice. With an indepth focus on the 12 poses of the Sun Salutations you will develop a strong foundation for a home practice. All classes are held at the Sonoma Ashram.

6 Session $79 Mondays 6-7:30pm
Register at www.sonomavalleyadultschool.org or call 933-4033 

We also offer Yoga for children and the whole family through our
Children's Yoga Center. Please click for more information.

Our Philosophy
Yoga is over 4000 years old and addresses the many challenges associated with a busy lifestyle. We understand it is a privilege to be able to share these teachings.

Yoga is much more than just physical exercise. Yoga is a non-competitive exercise that incorporates breathing exercises as well as diet and emotional good health. What you think and how you behave is also an important part of Yoga. Yoga addresses the whole person. With Yoga you can regain your strength and vitality. It helps children by giving them tools they need to develop healthy habits and healthy lifestyles.

Our mission at Alternative Healthcare Sonoma is to teach the Art and Science of Yoga and the many health benefits to people of all ages, ethnic and financial backgrounds by offering affordable Yoga programs. Our vision is to create and inspire Adult Yoga Programs in every town. Call us if you'd like us to help create a program at your location or at a group location. We also offer special assistance to people with special needs and their caregivers.

Founder, Rochelle Hanlon RYT500
Alternative Health Care Sonoma's founder, Rochelle Hanlon, is a graduate of the Integral Yoga Institute in San Francisco. She was born in Buffalo New York and was blessed to move to California in 1977 and has been a part of the Sonoma Valley Community for the last twenty five years. A Holistic Body-worker for 20 years. When the student is ready... Yoga was the next logical step. Rochelle (Shelly) first started her studies of the subtle Yoga practices at the Sonoma Ashram with Babaji and then, Hatha Yoga - Asanas and Pranayama (breathing exercises to increase lung capacity) with Dr. Edoardo Beato on his visits from Italy. She has been teaching Yoga ever since.

Rochelle is Certified to teach beginner, intermediate, gentle and children's Yoga to people of all ages. She is also certified to teach Healing Yoga for people with special needs and Raja Yoga the study or the philosophy of Yoga.


Please contact Rochelle Hanlon to discuss a yoga program that is right for you.
(707) 938-0160