New Year, New Intentions

A Special New Year's Eve Yoga & Qi Gong Class

with Setareh Moafi, Ph.D., L.Ac. and Salvador Cefalu, M.S., L.Ac.   

Monday, December 31, 2018 10:00 - 11:15am

Join Setareh and Salvador for an integrative practice of Yin/Yang Yoga, Qi Gong and meditation designed to support you to cultivate your intentions and enliven your dreams for the new year. All ages and levels welcome.

Cost: $25 on site. 100% of proceeds will go to the Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund, which focuses on providing local assistance to those facing a crisis, including housing assistance, critical family needs and food banks. The best part of living is giving - please join us to give back to those in need during the holiday season.

This is one of our most popular classes and space is limited. Register now to reserve your space.

Past Events


Saturday, October 20, 2018   9:30am to 1pm

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As the first Yin season of the year, Autumn begins to guide us toward deeper reflection and transformation in both our internal and external environments.

Join Dr. Setareh Moafi for a silent morning of Yin & Yang yoga and meditation guided through the lens of Classical Chinese Medicine. You’ll learn simple, practical tools to adjust your lifestyle for the Fall season and build a foundation for optimal health year round. You’ll also learn insights on the Metal element, the Five Element archetype that corresponds to the Fall season, and how to nourish and balance its aspects to develop greater compassion and understanding towards yourself and others.


$90. Approved for 3.5 CEUs in Category 2 by the California Acupuncture Board, provider #0915.



The next round of this training will begin Spring 2019. Please contact us at (408) 244-8565 or with inquiries.

This integrative immersion and teacher training program is designed for all levels of practitioners and teachers. Though a background in Yin Yoga is helpful, it is not required. 

All students will receive a 50-hour Yin Yoga teacher training certificate upon completion of the program. The knowledge and experience gained through this training will enhance your personal practice and prepare you with the confidence and expertise to teach Yin Yoga.

In this training, you'll:

  1. Cultivate balance in your Yang (active) lifestyle and practices through the quiet power of Yin Yoga

  2. Learn the philosophy, anatomy and physiology of Yin Yoga practice from both Western and Chinese medical perspectives

  3. Learn the Primary Meridian and Muscle Channel pathways and their psycho-emotional & physical associations in relation to Yin Yoga

  4. Understand how to sequence a Yin Yoga practice for optimal health

  5. Integrate the Yin Yoga benefits of being and non-striving into your practice, teaching and life

  6. Learn how to prepare your body for Yin Yoga and allow it to prepare you for Meditation

  7. Develop skills for deeper awareness and self-cultivation.

Butterfly pose in the Yin style to relax and stretch the connective tissue and nourish the kidney Qi. 

Dharma Studio is located at 1807 Pruneridge Avenue, Suite C in Santa Clara, two doors to the right & upstairs from our clinic.

* Workshop Cancellation Policy: 80% refund up to two weeks prior to the event date, no refunds thereafter.

It is better to follow your own life mission however imperfectly than to assume the life mission of another person however successfully.
— Bhagavad Gita