River's Edge Yoga is one block from the Potomac river in Old Town Alexandria. REY is a cozy yoga oasis dedicated to the teaching of yoga in the classical tradition. We offer Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, both the Primary and Intermediate Series and Mysore along with our very popular Yoga For Athletes. Other classes include Yoga Sage, a therapeutic approach to yoga, Vinyasa Flow, Pre and Post-natal Yoga,Yoga Tales for youngsters, and Ballet/Barre. We also feature one-time specialty classes, occasional visiting yogi seminars with national and international guest teachers.


Last Minute Drop-in?

Mon, Apr 23

Yoga for Lunch - Flow
This lunchtime, drop-in, open level. Flow class will take you through a 60 minute series of poses to help you shake off the morning's challenges and prepare you for a focused afternoon ahead. Open Level classes welcome all levels of student. Duration: 60 minutes more

12:15pm - 1:15pm | Profile 5388 Margaret Townsend

Happy Hour Flow
Open Level classes welcome all levels of student. more

4:30pm - 5:30pm | Profile 5388 Margaret Townsend

Yoga Basics - Level 1
Appropriate for students who have taken any form of hatha yoga classes. This is a basic class that will take you though a series of asanas that most students will know such as Sun Salutations, Twists and Reclining poses. Duration: 60 minutes more

5:30pm - 6:30pm | Profile 5388 Margaret Townsend

Adult Beginner Ballet
Adult Beginner Ballet Barre, Enrolled, Preregistration required, Drop ins allowed with advance permission of instructor. Duration: 60 minutes more

6:45pm - 8:00pm | Profile 5388 Margaret Townsend

Tue, Apr 24

Ashtanga Short Form
This is a Level 2/3 Ashtanga class and requires both experience and familiarity with the Ashtanga system as taught by Pattahbis Jois. Duration - 60 minutes. more

11:00am - 12:00pm | Profile 5388 Margaret Townsend

Yoga for Lunch (Yoga Sage)
An energetic blend of Ashtanga, Jivamukti and Anusara Yoga. more

12:15pm - 1:15pm | Profile 5388 Margaret Townsend

Yoga Happy Hour
Yoga Happy Hour more

4:30pm - 5:30pm | Profile 5388 Margaret Townsend

Yoga Basics - Level 1
Appropriate for students who have taken any form of hatha yoga classes. This is a basic class that will take you though a series of asanas that most students will know such as Sun Salutations, Twists and Reclining poses. Duration: 60 minutes more

5:30pm - 6:30pm | Profile 5388 Margaret Townsend

Ashtanga Led Primary Series Full Form
Ashtanga, Led Primary Class, Full Form. Advanced Level 3 - Familiarity with the Ashtanga system as taught by Pattahbis Jois required more

6:45pm - 8:00pm | Profile 5388 Margaret Townsend

Wed, Apr 25

Yoga for Lunch - Flow
An energetic blend of Ashtanga, Jivamukti and Anusara Yoga. Duration: 60 minutes more

12:15pm - 1:15pm | Profile 5388 Margaret Townsend

Yoga Basics - Level 1
Appropriate for students who have taken any form of hatha yoga classes. This is a basic class that will take you though a series of asanas that most students will know such as Sun Salutations, Twists and Reclining poses. Duration: 60 minutes more

5:30pm - 6:30pm | Profile 5388 Margaret Townsend

Yoga for Athletes
Geared to the runner, cyclist, tri-athlete or others involved in the sporting life, Yoga for Athletes works to open hips, shoulders and hamstrings through the use of a flowing sequence of breath linked movements building strength, stamina and flexibility. Duration: 60 minutes more

6:30pm - 7:45pm | Profile 5388 Margaret Townsend

Thu, Apr 26

Yoga Sage ™ - A Therapeutic Approach to Yoga
This drop-in, open level class requires instructor permission. As not all classes are able to provide theraputic treatment in a group class situation, a description of your injuries/issues is required before obtaining permission to enroll in this class. Duration: 60 minutes more

11:00am - 12:00pm | Profile 5388 Margaret Townsend

Yoga for Lunch - Ashtanga Short Form
Take lunch off your schedule and get in a short form series Ashtanga class instead. This class welcomes experienced Level 2/3 students only. Not a beginners class. Duration: 60 minutes more

12:15pm - 1:15pm | Profile 5388 Margaret Townsend

Fri, Apr 27

Mid-Morning Flow
Open to all levels. Duration: 60 minutes more

11:00am - 12:00pm | Profile 5388 Margaret Townsend

Yoga for Lunch - Flow
Your Friday power hour of Vinyasa - appropriate for all levels. Duration: 60 minutes more

12:15pm - 1:15pm | Profile 5388 Margaret Townsend

Sat, Apr 28

Ashtanga Led Primary Class
This class is led in the primary series, postures will be observed and fine-tuned by the instructor for each student to further deepen their knowledge and practice of the Primary Series. Experience with the Ashtanga System as taught by Pattahbis Jois is required. Duration: 90 minutes more

9:00am - 10:15am | Profile 5388 Margaret Townsend

Yoga for Healthy Back, Hips and Joints
Relax your back, open up those hips and loosen and move those tight joints. This class will aid in relieving the back pain caused from sitting for long periods of time at a desk, in traffic or crammed onto an economy flight. Duration: 60 minutes more

10:30am - 11:30am | Profile 5388 Margaret Townsend

Vinyasa Flow Level 1
Duration: 75 minutes more

11:45pm - 1:00pm | Profile 5388 Margaret Townsend

Sun, Apr 29

Ashtanga Led Mysore Style
Ashtanga Led Mysore Style more

10:00am - 11:30am | Profile 5388 Margaret Townsend