Now that I live in Berkeley, I currently teach yoga at ClifBar Headquarters in Emeryville, CA. ClifBar leads the way in progressive workplace environments. Employees are provided a gym for working out, two yoga rooms and a dozen classes a week to choose from. Teaching yoga at ClifBar for the past two years has allowed me to sync with the social fabric of a large progressive company. I was …
"Very strongly grounded and well taught Iyengar yoga."
"Friendly, not intimidating, attentive, knowledgeable!"
"Anneke is a fantastic teacher. So knowledgable and radiantly positive. She makes the class so much fun, and also builds community. I love that she makes such an effort to get to know her students."
"Anneke is an incredible teacher. She knows everyone's name as well as their issues, and builds every class to challenge and support us. Nearly every class I have a revelation about my practice. Thank you for all you do!"
Anneke Faas has provided yoga classes in Berkeley, New York City, Santa Fe, and Denver. She began teaching in 2002.
Anneke has made the Bay Area her home and the center of her teaching practice since 2012.
Concentration on only you. Private lessons are available for those interested in working one-on-one. These one-hour sessions are a beneficial way to increase your understanding of yoga, your body and the relationship between your body, mind and yoga. I have special training in Scoliosis, pre- and postnatal issues, knee health, and neck and shoulders. Whether you are looking for specific …
Each of my classes are built and designed around a certain type of asana (standing, backbends, forward bends, restorative and pranayama*). They are well-planned and sequenced so each student aquires depth and understanding of the asanas, as well as a true practice with their body, mind, and spirit. As Geeta Iyengar says, "Thus different groups of asana [postures] help develop firmness, fitness, …
Step it Up: Backbend Basics at Adeline Yoga Studio in Berkeley. November 24th, 2019 Sunday, 12:45 - 3:15 pm. An afternoon study of backbends with Anneke Faas. Backbends open the body and create joy. Yet, beginners struggle to understand the dynamics of these poses and how to do them when you are stiff. In this workshop, we will explore the poses that prepare you for backbends. You will learn …
Classical Iyengar Poses
Years of Teaching
Birth of BKS Iyengar
Years in the Bay Area