Ashtanga Narayani


2459 Mission St. Unit B San Marino, CA 91108
Monday-Friday 7am-11am, Sundays 8am-11am
Closed Saturdays and new + full moons





Ashtanga Narayani offers a daily Ashtanga Yoga program with the intention to uphold the wisdom of mother earth and to honor each individual’s breath, body, and direct experience. Experienced and beginning students are all welcome to practice. The shala is South Pasadena-adjacent, located in San Marino at: 2459 Mission St. Unit B. San Marino, CA 91108.

☼The shala is a non-sectarian space for personal growth and practice that promotes critical thinking, empowerment, open communication, integrity, and honest, compassionate self-inquiry. The shala does not condone, accept, or promote systemic hate, exploitation or violence of any kind.



Michelle 진아  Song is the founder and director of Ashtanga Narayani, an artist, sadhaka, herbalist, and SYC Level 2 authorized teacher. Her primary teachers within the yoga tradition are Baba Hari Dass, Noah Williams, and Sharath Jois. Alongside her daily sadhana she has taken the bodhisattva vow within the Korean Zen tradition and studies classical Carnatic music with her teacher C.R. Vasudeva in Mysore, India. Michelle lives in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains on Tongva land and loves being in her garden, studying mystical texts, and spending time with her pups.


अभ्यासवैराग्याअभ्यां तन्निरोधः abhyāsa-vairāgya-ābhyāṁ tan-nirodhaḥ