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Pleasanton Weekly

- June 1, 2012

'Everybody can do yoga, says studio owner'

Spend quality time with yourself at yoga to relieve stress, become energized

by Dolores Fox Ciardelli

People inquiring about yoga classes often mention stress, said Kate Coughlin, owner of Downtown Yoga on Main Street and Division. She knows that yoga will help.

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Posted by Jim Coughlin, a resident of Downtown
on Jun 1, 2012 at 9:29 am

Thanks Dolores - for a wonderfully written and timely article. We really appreciate the favorable press. - Jim

Posted by Jodi Torres, a resident of Foothill High School
on Jun 1, 2012 at 10:20 am

This is a wonderful studio with great owners, teachers and a wonderful community of diverse and kind students. Thanks for being there!

Posted by Inge, a resident of Rosepointe
on Jun 1, 2012 at 10:38 am

I love Downtown Yoga! I go there four times a week, and it has done wonders for my body! The teachers are amazing - kind and knowledgeable. Yoga has simultaneously strengthened and stretched my muscles, and it's calming to my mind.

Posted by Kay, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jun 1, 2012 at 10:42 am

I could not agree with Jodi more! I go twice a week and it has made a big difference in my life. Love the teachers and the downtown location.

Posted by Lia, a resident of Livermore
on Jun 1, 2012 at 10:45 am

I am very grateful for my 6am class with Jim during any weekday. I have been to a few workshops there also, and just love the energy of the studio. Thanks for bringing to us this wonderful community. :)

Posted by Sue, a resident of Livermore
on Jun 1, 2012 at 5:49 pm

I am so glad I found Downtown Yoga - I've only been doing yoga for about 8 months - started in Kate's Intro class. I will continue to go for classes there for as long as they have them!

Posted by Natascha Thomson, a resident of Vintage Hills
on Jun 3, 2012 at 8:10 pm

Great article! And I can attest first hand that Downtown Yoga is an amazing studio. Kate & Jim are my gurus, only without the attitude.



Posted by Georganne, a resident of Livermore
on Jun 27, 2012 at 12:43 pm

I can not say enough good things about Downtown Yoga. Jim and Kate as well as the rest of the instructors will embrace you with their warmth and support from the moment you step in the door. It's a wonderful door to step through!

Posted by Arnold, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jun 27, 2012 at 1:16 pm

I was an enthusiastic participant in yoga sessions until repeated encounters with bad odors that seemed to form a tide that enveloped me to the point of nausea. What is wrong with people? As people are forced to pay increasing taxes because of swelling unsustainables, they must eat more fast food and canned products (e.g. Beans). This is no idle claim, as I have spent much time calculating the actuarial likelihood of such an eventuality. Upshot: yoga classes will succumb to the rising tides of unpleasant odors produced by those in one's vicinity.