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Welcome
JOY IS NOT OPTIONAL
Yoga with Nina Siemaszko
JOY IS EXPERIENCE
JOY IS COMMUNITY

LIVE STREAM Classes

Anywhere and Everywhere
you can
KEEP UP WITH YOUR PRACTICE.

Community Zoom
Tuesday and Thursday
12pm PST
$10

I look forward to seeing you on the mat.

Nina Siemaszko

is a Los Angeles based yoga teacher.

Her smart dynamic classes are designed to empower the beginner and challenge the more advanced. Through both humor and discipline she inspires her students to stretch beyond their comfort zones, to train their minds, relieve stress and pain, and move towards happiness. Come and PLAY!

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Weekly Community Zoom Class

TUESDAY AND THURSDAY
12 pm

Rising Lotus Yoga Class Schedule

MONDAY, 5 pm 
MONDAY, 6:15 pm Level 1
WEDNESDAY, 5 pm Level 2/3

Nina Siemaszko

@joyisnotoptional
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