3358a Coffey Lane, Santa Rosa, CA 95403   |   707-573-1608

YOGA

Breathe. Relax. Stretch.

Yoga focuses on strengthening the body’s core, correcting body alignment, cultivating mindfulness and body awareness, and depends on proper breathing and breath work. All of which help reduce the chance of injuries and set you up to move forward with your climbing goals.

Yoga classes are available free to regular members and with purchase of a day pass, as well as to our Yoga members.

Yoga

Vertex yoga instructors offer an eclectic and in-depth approach to the discipline that emphasizes detailed breath work in coordination with poses. In flow and in holds, much focus is given to correct alignment and body awareness. Concentration and meditation techniques are also taught, which translate to more focus and mindfulness in climbing and even the day to day. You might also be challenged with playful partner acroyoga, or deep restorative poses with a guided relaxation practice.

Our head instructor, João Perreira, has 16 years of teaching experience and will tailor his instruction to your specific needs and goals. Misted Forest has many diverse health centered certifications and a degree in psychology. She has been teaching yoga since 2015. Her classes focus on neurodiversity, trauma embodied individuals, and those with special needs. Emilia Fredberg has been teaching yoga since 2009 while attending university. As a lifelong student with an eclectic variety of interests, Emilia is also a Reiki Master, Wilderness First Responder, Certified Lymphedema Therapist and budding Herbalist. She has recently added pilates to her repertoire of skills and passions.

Wednesdays: 5-6pm 
Thursdays: 5:30-6:30pm 
Saturdays 9-10am

Yoga Memberships

Want unlimited access to our yoga classes? Don’t want to pay for the full climbing membership? This is for you! No strings attached. No contract. Cancel anytime.

Includes:

  • Unlimited Yoga
  • Unlimited Power Hour classes
  • 1 guest pass per month
  • 1/2 off climbing day passes
Type Rate Initation Fee
Yoga Membership $36 $60 Purchase

Meet the Instructors!

João Paulo Pereira

João Paulo Pereira

João has been practicing yoga since his late teens and has been teaching for more than sixteen years now! He is versed in Hatha, Vinyasa, Swasthya, Qi Gong, Pilates, Yoga Therapy, Kung Fu, and Thai Massage. Having studied with notable teachers in Brazil, India, Canada, Denmark, Bali, and California, he has been able to bring his knowledge and versatility to Vertex and has cultivated a core following of João-addicted yogis. He feels as though Vertex is his second home. Come check out one of his classes.

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Emilia Fredberg

Emilia is an Oakland native and recent Sonoma county transplant. Growing up as a competitive swimmer lent Emilia functional skills that smoothly transferred to the fitness classes she now teaches today. Emilia began teaching in 2009, as an indoor cycling and yoga instructor at her university. She fell in love with climbing around 2011, and recently has been enjoying practicing amataur circus arts.

As a lifelong student with an eclectic variety of interests, Emilia is also a Reiki Master, Wilderness First Responder, Certified Lymphedema Therapist and budding Herbalist.

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Courtney Gross

Courtney began her journey with yoga through dance. She has been doing ballet since she was 4 years old and is now on a dance company for hip hop and modern dance. She enjoys movement of all kinds, and feels that building strength and flexibility can greatly improve climbing performance.