Yoga Therapy & Classes

Lise Waugh

I have been teaching Yoga for a very long time- since 1982. Trained from a young age, a class I was teaching at Southern California gym was not allowed to be called Yoga, until a student asked "why is this class not called Yoga?- This is a Yoga class" .... that woman knew someone who knew someone who talked the gym owner into letting the class be named appropriately. That was 1991. I'd been teaching Yoga by other names due to judgement and misunderstanding.  Since that day, the yoking of body/mind/spirit has been aptly named on my teaching schedules at gyms, health clubs, and most certainly- Yoga Studios. Yoga is now commonplace in gyms... I like to reflect that I was a part of that transformation

Presenting Structural Yoga Therapy (from direct teachings with Mukunda Tom Stiles) in private sessions and  small group classes. Live at TMC and via Zoom to students anywhere.  Thru the lens of SYT Yoga is adjusted to the individual's unique structural needs and finds ways to move and adapt harmony/balance. As an eclectic teacher,  this structural approach also incorporates 4 element theory and understanding of the chakra system.


"We are all beginners. There is so much more to learn, every moment, every day. Yoga is life.  We do not progress to 'advanced'. So check in with yourself, what's new with you today?"


Zoom with Lise live or in person!


The practice of Yoga can alleviate pain, establish a balance of flexibility with strength of the body. When we dive deeper, we learn how to experience tranquility of the mind, how to balance our spirit life with our worldly life and to live the true purpose of our Soul.

Yoga is the experience of connecting with your truest self

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