Welcome To extendYoga!
extendYoga strives to provide a positive, nurturing environment that challenges individuals to extend themselves physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. We believe in giving back to the community by participating in various charitable causes, and offering community classes and events.
We are conveniently located in North Bethesda between the White Flint and Twinbrook Metro stations and readily accessible from Bethesda, Rockville and Silver Spring. Just off of Randolph Road (northbound) and Twinbrook Parkway (southbound), we have ample, free parking.
[Kim Groark] I began practicing traditional yoga in 1996, a time in my life when I was experiencing debilitating depression. From the first class, I knew I had landed on my path of healing. I started teaching seven years later in 2003, after receiving my certification at City Yoga in Los Angeles. Over the span of twenty-two years, Ive experienced for myself and witnessed in others, the transformative power of a consistent yoga practice-from breaking addictions to healing chronic disease, to improving relationships or making a career change, yoga offers us a way towards greater balance, wholeness and joy. A born and raised island girl from Oahu, I am inspired by the ocean and the fluidity of vinyasa yoga. This informs my teaching style which is rooted in the vinyasa lineage, but also inclusive of different modalities such as traditional Hatha practices and pranayama. Within each class, I include all categories of postures for a full spectrum experience and offer modifications so that they make sense for YOU. Read on…