iRest® A Meditation Practice for Everyone - $75 Full Series | $18 Per Session Drop In

This class is taught by:

Greg Schumacher

  • My teaching style is: Evolving with an emphasis on safety & exploration.

  • My favorite yoga pose is: Downward Facing Dog


  • Yoga has helped me overcome: My inner “critic”. I am learning that yoga can be a path to self-acceptance which potentially is one of the most difficult paths to follow.


  • I love my feet because: It is our feet that support us every day in our physical endeavors


  • My favorite deity or god/goddess is Shiva Bhairava, the Beggar with Dogs, because: This deity represents those who have been disfranchised from society. As an educator, I advocate & work with students with disabilities. Many of these students are considered on the fringe of society, & predominately come from poverty. I have also been blessed with the companionship of dogs whose example of unconditional love continue to inspire me.


  • You must try this healthy snack: Spinach…raw, steamed, sautéed, even fried!


  • My favorite Sanskrit word or phrase is Jai because: It means victory, specifically victory to one’s Higher self.


  • My advice for beginning yogis is: Keep at it, & let it permeate your being.


  • I’m most grateful for: Those individuals in the past & present who have taught me something about myself.


  • The most exotic place I’ve practiced yoga is: I don’t know if I consider this “exotic” but it was an interesting experience: A mixed gender, all- nude yoga class in the Castro District, San Francisco, CA


  • If I could practice yoga with anyone it would be Mom because: I miss her.


  • I’m motivated to take my yoga to the next level because: I am learning that as I embrace the deeper aspects of yoga (not just asana) that life, though chaotic at times, can be more centered.


  • My heroes are: Those everyday people who help others.


  • My one wish for the world is: That everyone takes the time to get to know themselves.


Discover a form of meditation that can be practiced by anyone regardless of experience!
Through iRest® you can learn to tap into the parts of your brain that allow for greater insight.  Quieting the areas of the brain that are responsible for negative thoughts, feelings, and sensations. Learn to welcome life as it unfolds, gaining knowledge and experience to respond (vs. react) to challenging situations.
Pricing Options:
  • $75 Full Series | Full series enrollees receive a recorded 15 minute meditation featuring Greg Schumacher.
  • $18 Per Drop In
  • $0 RYT 300 TT Enrollees (6 CEUs for full attendance)
Please note a minimum of 5 pre-paid pre-enrollments is required 36 hours in advance for this workshop to run.

Upcoming classes:

  • Sun Jan 06 10:30 am - 11:30 am with Greg Schumacher
  • Sun Jan 13 10:30 am - 11:30 am with Greg Schumacher
  • Sun Jan 20 10:30 am - 11:30 am with Greg Schumacher
  • Sun Jan 27 10:30 am - 11:30 am with Greg Schumacher
  • Sun Feb 03 10:30 am - 11:30 am with Greg Schumacher
  • Sun Feb 10 10:30 am - 11:30 am with Greg Schumacher