Sandy Kavalier

Sandy began practicing yoga in 2001 as part of physical therapy after a bicycle accident. She has studied both Iyengar and vinyasa styles of yoga and has found a comfortable blend of the two in her teaching. Sandy has completed two teacher trainings, her most recent with Max Strom in 2015. She has studied with Annie Carpenter, Erich Schiffman, Jamie Elmer, David Keil, Leslie Kaminoff, and Doug Keller.

Yoga should feel good and yoga should be fun. There is no "one size fits all." Everyone's body has it's own special circumstances and needs. Sandy's teaching style is one moving slowly with breath awareness. We look for new actions, sensations, and variations within our poses. It never gets old!

Sandy has 4 grown children and 6 grandkids. She lives in Chevy Chase with her supportive, loving, and understanding husband of 44 years who makes her laugh at least once a day. Visit Sandy's website at

What to expect in class
Sandy's classes focus on the use of breath and alignment to explore a healthy range of motion. With mindful, slow movement into and out of poses, students gain strength, flexibility, and awareness of where they should stop and where they can safely go deeper. With a strong understanding of anatomy and kinesiology, Sandy breaks down the poses into understandable, attainable actions. Understanding the actions of the poses makes the practice interesting, fun, and safe. Sandy offers both modifications and challenges throughout her classes. Students will leave class feeling both energized and calm.

Sandy's Winter 2019 Classes

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