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?

Sun, May 28

Mysore Practice
Open to all levels. Duration: 120 minutes more

9:00am - 11:00am | 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

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

Yoga for Athletes
Run much? On a bike a lot? This is your class. Especially designed for the hard core runner/rider as well as the weekend warrior, this class with open and relax, strengthen and align to improve your stride, speed, gait and form. more

12:15pm - 1:45pm | Profile 5388 Margaret Townsend

Mon, May 29

Mid-Morning Flow - Open level, Drop-in
Flow into the work week with this open level class. Duration: 60 minutes more

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

Yoga for Lunch - Flow
This lunchtime, drop-in, open level Vinyasa 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

Yoga Happy Hour (All Levels)
Open Level classes welcome all levels of student. Duration: 75 minutes more

4:30pm - 5:45pm | Profile 5388 Margaret Townsend

Yoga Basics - Beginner 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. Also offered Tuesday evenings. Duration: 60 minutes more

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

Yoga For Athletes - Level 2/3
Duration: 75 minutes more

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

Tue, May 30

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
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

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

Yoga Basics - Beginner Level 1, Drop-in
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. Also offered Wednesday evenings. Duration: 60 minutes more

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

Ashtanga Primary Series, Level 3, Led, Drop-in
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 Also offered Saturday mornings. more

6:45pm - 8:15pm | Profile 5388 Margaret Townsend

Wed, May 31

Yoga for Lunch - Flow
Want to try Vinyasa? This is a great opportunity to sample this active form of yoga in a bite-sized format. This class is also appropriate for current Vinyasa students who are in the Beginner/Level 1 stage. (Begins July 8, 2015) Duration: 60 minutes more

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

Yoga Basics - Beginner 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. Also offered Tuesday evenings. Duration: 60 minutes more

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

Ashtanga Short Form
75-minute Class more

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

Thu, Jun 1

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. Begins July 9, 2015. Duration: 60 minutes more

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

Fri, Jun 2

Yoga for the Back, Hips and Joints - Open, Drop-in
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

9:30am - 10:45am | Profile 5388 Margaret Townsend

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