Darren Rhodes has been the director of YogaOasis in Tucson, Arizona since 1999. He is the founder of YogaHour—an accessible, inexpensive, expertly-taught flow yoga class that offers clear and specific
alignment instructions for each pose. He is the author and model of the Yoga Resource Practice Manual eBook featuring photographs of Darren in 400 yoga poses with instructions. Yoga Journal named him one of the "21 Talented Young Teachers Shaping the Future of Yoga."
Darren, while known for his ability to perform all yoga postures, is dedicated to making yoga accessible. Darren's classes are innovative and authentic, focusing on making the doable difficult and the difficult doable. Join Darren on YogaGlo for a fun and challenging class!
Darren lives in Tucson, Arizona with his wife Bronwin and son Dagda. He offers YogaHour Teacher Trainings and workshops nationally and
internationally. You can find Darren's teaching schedule and his books, CDs, and posters at www.yogaoasis.com.
Most Recent Classes
Darren Rhodes | Oct 21 2014
Work, Recline, Relax - A well-rounded sequence that evenly peppers in the following categories: standing poses, core work, arm balances, backbends, hips, f...more
Darren Rhodes | Oct 07 2014
Post-Run/Post-Race Recovery - A key factor on any game day is down time. The focus of this sequence is supine poses to minimize effort and maximize retur...more
Darren Rhodes | Sep 23 2014
Full Body Warm-Up - This short but deep class offers a full-body warm up for hips, hamstrings, spine and shoulders just in time for two legs behind the hea...more
Darren Rhodes | Sep 09 2014
Pre-Run Race Warm-Up - Turn in, fuel focus, and get the run-race-engine going at a warm idle, which is vital to any race. This practice starts in down dog,...more
Darren Rhodes | Aug 26 2014
Sixty Poses - Access plan & power in this full spectrum practice that goes faster than 60 poses per hour. This class moves quickly through poses stretching ...more
Darren Rhodes | Aug 12 2014
Back Series to Calm the Nervous System - This class is a challenging, yet doable back series that invigorates, then calms, the nervous system. Props Su...more
Darren Rhodes | Jul 29 2014
Start & Sustain Your Day - Start and sustain your day via three posture packed rounds of surya namaskar (sun salutations.)
Darren Rhodes | Jul 15 2014
Arm Balance Challenge - Athletes often equate fun with working hard. This class is not all that difficult in terms of degree of asana difficuly. The diffi...more
Darren Rhodes | Jul 01 2014
Practice Is Practice - This class is a reminder that the only point of practice is practice, and not about achieving a particular pose. A challenging group...more
Darren Rhodes | Jun 17 2014
Settle & Soothe Your Nervous System - This posture packed sequence feels slow and will help to settle and soothe the nervous system.
Darren Rhodes | Jun 03 2014
Quick & Dynamic Practice - This is the weird that works sequence. Dynamic movements to warm up the back and legs and then move into a variety of arm balan...more
Darren Rhodes | May 20 2014
Find Confidence in Standing Poses - Yolk yourself to confidence via standing poses. Gain confidence and a glimpse into the full gamut of asana in this n...more
Darren Rhodes | May 06 2014
Seated Pose Practice - Not in the mood for sun salutations or standing poses? Sit down, relax and enjoy this flow of seated poses. Props Suggested: A block...more
Darren Rhodes | Apr 22 2014
Contrast to Continue Your Practice - This class uses contrast to help reveal ways in which you've progressed, and ways in which you can continue your pr...more
Darren Rhodes | Apr 08 2014
Take 5 - Embrace the idiom TAKE 5 and then resume your day with a zoom via standing, prone, seated and supine poses. Props Suggested: A block and wall space.
Darren Rhodes | Mar 25 2014
Practice to Relieve Suffering - Life pokes, prods, and provokes, which often leads to suffering. That very suffering is the stuff that sadhana (practice)...more
Darren Rhodes | Mar 11 2014
Mountain to Upward Facing Bow - This is the do what you can do from Mountain to Upward Facing Bow pose! We open up the key parts of the body building to ...more