community yoga & wellness programs

Please read below as our health and safety guidelines have changed. A full list of our guidelines and regulations for in-person classes during COVID-19 can be found here.

Below is our monthly community class schedule, which is updated with any cancellations or instructor changes. Please see maps below schedule for in-person yoga class locations (if applicable). Please be on-time to class and courteous to any classes functioning in an online environment. We encourage participants to treat Zoom yoga classes like a studio class to minimize distractions for the rest of the students and instructor.


Date & TimeInstructor & Class DetailsLogin Info/Location
Mon, Nov 1st | 6:00pm-7:15pm PTMonday Community Yoga IN-PERSON with Sarah PlattEl Portal Community Hall
Mon, Nov 8th | 6:00pm-7:15pm PTMonday Community Yoga, Instructor TBDEl Portal Community Hall
Mon, Nov 15th | 6:00pm-7:15pm PTMonday Community Yoga, Instructor TBDEl Portal Community Hall
Mon, Nov 22nd | 6:00pm-7:15pm PTMonday Community Yoga, Instructor TBDEl Portal Community Hall
Mon, Nov 29th | 6:00pm-7:15pm PTMonday Community Yoga, Instructor TBDEl Portal Community Hall
Mon, Dec 6th | 6:00pm-7:15pm PTMonday Community Yoga, Instructor TBDEl Portal Community Hall
Mon, Dec 13th | 6:00pm-7:00pm PTMonday Community Yoga, Instructor TBDEl Portal Community Hall
Mon, Dec 20th | 6:00pm-7:00pm PTMonday Community Yoga, Instructor TBDEl Portal Community Hall
Mon, Dec 27th | 6:00pm-7:00pm PTMonday Community Yoga, Instructor TBDEl Portal Community Hall

Community Wellness Series

Explore health and wellness practices from the comfort of your own home! Balanced Rock is teaming up with local instructors and practitioners to offer specialized monthly wellness series online via Zoom. These series are offered in a sliding scale payment format to encourage accessibility for all. Each session with be recorded and uploaded to our online learning platform with lifetime access to class content for those who register, and to allow those who cannot make the live class a chance to take the series on their own schedule. See our class calendar above for our upcoming offerings, or our evergreen recorded content below which is available to register and take at any time!

DIY Active Fascial Release Series with Mia Esquivel, CMT

Meditation & Pranayama Series with Dennis Eagan, E-RYT500

Creating COVID Chronicles: Journaling Through Uncertainty with Heather Sullivan (coming soon!)

Core + Pilates Series with Brenda Ostrom

Intelligence of the Core Series with Catherine Wortmann

Ayurvedic Wisdom for Modern Times with Jana Kilgore, BCAP, CCN, MH, LMT, E-RYT 500


Kids Yoga and Mindfulness Classes

Balanced Rock has brought its vision for health and wellbeing to the local school system! Executive Director Heather Sullivan teaches for K-8 students at El Portal Elementary School through the Kids Yoga and Mindfulness Program. This program operates during spring and fall semesters, classes will resume in 2021, with modifications. Contact us for more information. 


Adult Yoga classes are regularly held at two locations:
Mondays 6:00-7:15pm
Carroll N Clark Community Hall
5512 Foresta Rd.
El Portal, CA

Wednesdays 6:00-7:00pm*
Yosemite Hospitality Wellness Center (*classes will resume when facility reopens)
Yosemite Valley, CA
Located on Southside Drive (just past Housekeeping Camp and east of Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center).


If you are in the Yosemite area, please join us any time for these classes.
For more information call (209) 379-WILD or email us: info@balancedrock.org