Are you new to yoga? Start with the Basics for Beginners Yoga Classes in English and French at INNERCITYOGA. You heard about the many benefits of practicing yoga, but are not sure where to begin? Your friendly and experienced english-speaking teachers answer all of your questions and welcome beginning yoga students to their weekly classes.

Discover why yoga is the best way to de-stress from your daily life while improving your general levels of fitness and health. Basics for Beginners yoga classes are designed exclusively for newcomers who want to learn this ancient tradition. These classes are also ideal for more experienced yogis who look to review the foundation of any yoga class.

Basic does not mean boring.
In the Basics for Beginners yoga classes at INNERCITYOGA your expert teachers guide you through different routines. Every week you will enjoy a full yoga experience taking you through an instructive warm-up to a final “peak pose”. You will learn the essential yoga postures that you will also find in beginner-friendly intermediate classes and understand how to align them safely and effortlessly.

In the Basics for Beginners classes you will be welcomed to a straightforward and supportive environment of like-minded people. Most of these yoga students are expats and enjoy exchanging and sharing their passion for yoga!

What do you learn in the yoga basics classes?

  • the art and benefits of breathing techniques
  • yoga asanas (postural work)
  • correct alignment for different body types
  • modifications for injuries
  • how to incorporate props into your yoga practice
  • relaxation techniques
  • yoga terminology

Your options to start with the Basics Yoga classes:

New Student Special


Valid for all regular classes
Valid 1 month
One offer per new client

Am I eligible for the New Client Special?
You are eligible for the New Client Special if you have never been to INNERCITYOGA or not been active in the past 2 years.

BASICS Special


Valid 4 months, Valid for*
Tuesday 07.00-08-00 Sunrise
Tuesday 09.30-10.45 Slow Flow
Tuesday 18.10-19.10 Basics
Thursday 07.00-08-00 Sunrise
Thursday 09.30-010.45 Slow Flow
Thursday 19.45-20.45 Basics
Friday 18.15-19.30 YinYang
Saturday 9.15-10.30 Slow Flow
*Certain classes may not take place during school holidays, please consult the schedule

Can I renew the Basics / Off-peak class card?
Yes! We have many yoga students who enjoy the Basics classes and keep renewing their class cards.

Frequently Asked Questions about the Basics for Beginners Yoga Classes at INNERCITYOGA:

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Do I need to register prior to my first class?
No reservation needed. Simply arrive 20 minutes before your first class to complete and settle the registration. This also gives you time to ask your teacher any questions.

Do I need to book the Basics classes for a predefined period?
At INNERCITYOGA we like offering a flexible program. You may start anytime with the Basics yoga classes. As long as you remain within the validity period of your class card you may attend the Basics classes at your convenience.

I will be missing a class. Can I make it up?
At INNERCITYOGA there is no real missing out on the Basics classes. Simply attend the Basics yoga classes at your convenience within the valid dates of your class card.

What do I need to bring?
Simply bring a small towel to place your hands and head on and your sports clothes (no shoes!). We suggest leggings or shorts and a sports top or a comfy, yet tight T-Shirt.

What material does INNERCITYOGA provide?
INNERCITYOGA is a full service studio offering the finest facilities. You will find complementary yogamats and props for class, changing rooms with individual lockers, large individual showers with organic showergels and one complimentary large towel for drying off.

I am not flexible. Can I attend the Basics yoga?
You practice yoga to increase your flexibility! Remember to practice frequently.

I fear that I don't have any yogic qualities. May I attend the Basics yoga?
Simply show up! Yoga is appropriate for anyone. No need to be particularly flexible or be able to quiet the mind. Remind yourself that we all were beginners.

My doctor recommends that I do yoga. Is that ok?
Most yoga students started with yoga because of increased stress levels, a certain body condition (like back pain) or overall stiffness. If you suffer from an existing condition, please make sure that your treating doctor is ok with a physical yoga practice. When in doubt, contact us prior to your first class. Please inform your teacher of any issues before class.

I speak only English. Can I attend the Basics yoga?
As you can see, the entire website is in English. INNERCITYOGA is known to be the original expat yoga studio in Geneva with yoga students joining from over 70 nations. All classes are taught in perfect English with some basic instruction in French.

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