Phase 5: Aurora Village closure

It is with heaviness that Twist Yoga announces the permanent closure of our Aurora Village location.   We are heartbroken.  After several months of uncertainty, exploring every option, and experiencing all the feels from hope to fortitude to deep sorrow, we have arrived at the crossroads of a necessary closure.  Assuming Washington State’s Phase 3 happens … Read More »

Phase 4: Frequently Asked Qs.

Do I need to register for classes? Although Instagram Live is a free platform; we ask you register for classes to participate in our honor system.  Use Twist Yoga’s App or online schedule. Can I view LiveStream on my computer or TV? Yes! We currently stream through the free Instagram App.  If you have an Apple TV … Read More »

Phase 4: Livestream Tutorial

We offer three classes a day on our Instagram livestream! Your SUPER-EASY livestream tutorial: Book your classes on our App or schedule webpage. Follow @twistyoga on Instagram At scheduled class time, hop on Instagram and go to your home page. Live stream will appear in a circle at the top of your screen. Refresh page … Read More »

Phase 3: We’re open online!

Beloved Community, It is with a heavy heart that I’ve decided the most responsible and caring thing to do right now is to move all services online and suspend in-studio classes beginning tomorrow, Monday, until at least until April 1. We’re still open! We realize that the practices we offer are a vital resource to … Read More »

Phase 2: Health policy

Dear beloved community, In addition to our Phase 1 protocol we began following in early March, beginning March 13, at Twist Yoga we are: ..👉🏼 Marking mat placement at all studios so that you always have 6’ between you and another. Floor tape indicates upper left corner mat placement ..👉🏼 Setting limits on class size… 12 … Read More »

Phase 1: Health policy

Published March 3 Dear beloved community, We are working with Snohomish County Health Department to establish precautions to keep the studio a safe environment.  What we’re doing: Sick team members are directed to stay home.  We’ve moved tissues to the restrooms to encourage hand washing after use.  Alcohol-based sanitizer spray is located in our common … Read More »

Third Thursdays are Complimentary: Do Yoga. Do good.

Last month, a post went viral criticizing $11 billion Amazon for the absurd practice of asking customers to purchase product and then donate it to the Whole Foods charity drive. If it weren’t so maddening, it would’ve been hilarious. Twist Yoga is no Amazon (lol – we neither are disgustingly profitable nor do we benefit … Read More »

Don’t post this… please just don’t

Hoo boy. Am I the only one tired of hearing about this pending deadline to Crush It before the end of the decade and become the New You always wanted to be?  Every day – like for the past three months – I scroll by some lame reminder:  “xx days until the New Decade…. “ –or- “xx … Read More »

There’s something I’m on fire about

I *cannot* with these curated, full hair-and-makeup yoga professional photo shots captioned with yet another inspirational quote.    It’s a promotional photo, Karyn.  Why drag Rumi into it?   Also, you don’t look like that on the yoga mat.  Nobody looks like that on the yoga mat.  How’s this: Post a Saturday night braless facemask selfie in a badly-lit … Read More »

Happy 10th Birthday to us!

10 years ago today I opened the doors to Twist Yoga in Downtown Edmonds.   Back in 2009, social media was in it’s infancy; people trickled in mostly through word of mouth.  We opened in the middle of the worst recession since the Great Depression. Downtown Edmonds felt like a dustbowl… today it feels like a thriving small … Read More »