Your Community Yoga Center is committed to the practice and teaching of yoga. Our certified teachers are dedicated professionals with a wide range of backgrounds who share a common vision of making the ancient science of yoga accessible to all people.YCYC holds classes, workshops, and programs in two beautiful, spacious studios for the full spectrum of interests and abilities, from beginner students to advanced teacher training. Classes are held days and evenings, seven days a week. Specialized classes include Anusara-inspired, Yoga for Full Figures, Yogalates, tai chi, qi gong, and Indian tabla lessons.Workshops and special events: Nationally recognized yoga teachers who have been hosted in our space include Rolf Gates, Manorama, Kim Valeri, Karina Ayn, Alan Finger, and Judith Lasater (who will return in February 2008!). We also present classical Indian music concerts, offer Munai Ki rites, and helped to organize and lead Yoga for Peace in New Haven.Teacher training: In conjunction with YOGAspirit® Studios, YCYC offers a comprehensive 200-hour, yearlong YOGAspirit® Basic Certification Teacher Training Program. A 500-hour Advanced Certification Teacher Training Program is also available. For complete information, please visit the YOGAspirit® website at http://www.yogaspiritstudios.com.The YCYC Bookstore carries a wide selection of books, CDs, DVDs, clothing, jewelry, yoga and meditation supplies, soaps, ecological cleaning supplies, and much more. Monthly Book Club attendees have enjoyed discussing a range of books by B.K.S. Iyengar, Elizabeth Gilbert, and Carolyn Myss, including a lecture and book signing with Noah Levine, author of Dharma Punx.