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?

Tue, Jun 19

Yoga Happy Hour
Yoga Happy Hour more

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

Yoga Basics
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 Level 1 more

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

Ashtanga Led Primary Series Full Form
Ashtanga, Led Primary Class, Full Form. Advanced Level 2/3 - Familiarity with the Ashtanga system as taught by Pattahbis Jois required more

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

Wed, Jun 20

Yoga for Lunch - Flow
An energetic blend of Ashtanga, Jivamukti and Anusara Yoga. Duration: 60 minutes Level 2 more

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

Yoga Basics
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 Level 1 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 Level 2 more

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

Thu, Jun 21

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 Level 1 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, Jun 22

Mid Morning Flow
Duration: 60 minutes Level 2 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 Level 2 more

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

Sat, Jun 23

Ashtanga Led Primary Series Full Form
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 Level 2/3 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 Level 1 more

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

Vinyasa Flow
Duration: 75 minutes Level 2 more

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

Sun, Jun 24

Yoga Basics
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 Level 1 more

10:45am - 11:45am | 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. Level 2 more

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

Mon, Jun 25

Chair Yoga
Chair yoga allows students to experience the benefits of yoga without placing undue strain on the joints. Level 1 more

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

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 Level 2 more

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

Happy Hour Flow
Open Level classes welcome all levels of student. Level 2 more

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

Yoga Basics
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 Level 1 more

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

Adult Beginner Ballet Barre
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