“This yoga inspires trust and provides a safe atmosphere in which we are able to explore our physical and psychological boundaries.”

-Penelope Barnes Thompson, Ed.D.,

Clinical Psychologis

On-Going Yoga Classes (for all levels)

Please call (310) 451-0598 Home/studio (9am-6pm) or bea@yogability.org to confirm class time, location, and fees.

Join us to achieve ultimately deep relaxation and quiet mind.
New Students- Please fill out the New Student Form and bring to class!


10:00 AM – 11:00 AM


9:30-10:30 AM


~ Gentle Restorative poses ~ Partner supportive yoga ~ Stretching safely ~ Energizing muscle strengthening ~ Breathing for energy, heat & cooling ~ Utilizing useful props ~ Creating a healing space

~Deep Relaxation ~ Meditation ~ Quiet Mind ~ No experience necessary!  

*Bea Ammidown, certified Yoga Therapist with over 40 years of practice that includes trainings for Childrens Hospital LA, Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles Caregiver Resource Center & AARP.

Yoga Therapy with Writing with Bea Ammidown  

This class brings together the stress-releasing techniques of expressive writing and yoga. Yoga therapist, Bea Ammidown has taught internationally ( fluent in Spanish and French)

since 1986, ( fluent in Spanish and French) and is the Executive Director of YogAbility www.yogability.org; a company that takes a therapeutic approach to yoga for people with special needs or disabilities. 

Chair Yoga Free for members – $10 for seniors at YMCA only

YMCA Santa Monica


10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

1332 6th Street, Santa Monica


.Utilizing chairs and walls, class begins gently and leads to an individualized practice. Students are guided into simple poses using breathing exercises to follow safe movements that increase motor skills, strengthening muscles and bones and leading to deep relaxation and quiet mind.