The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind. -Khalil Gibran

Our Programs


Heartwood specializes in yoga oriented programs to expand horizons in a positive, life affirming way with classes at Heartwood Retreat Center and our studio location on University Parkway and Lockwood Ridge Rd. in Sarasota. With emotional, physical, and spiritual health at the forefront of our programs, students can join us to explore yoga, writing, ayurveda, and self sustaining lifestyle practices in a facility sanctioned by yoga alliance. This assures your training is authentic, the instructors will be all experienced professionals, and your time spent with us will provide you with a foundation for future learning since any certification gained with us is nationally recognized by the leading yoga institution worldwide. Whether you join us for a  class and garden meditation, a three hour workshop to explore a special interest subject, a full day retreat to embody peace and renewal, a yoga lifestyle education course to recapture health and your divine purpose, or you feel ready to share your yoga with the world through yoga teacher training, we do our best to make the experience deeply transformational and positive.  Please stroll through the drop down menu above to learn more about our programs and consider what will serve you best at this time in your path. If you have any questions or would like to talk to someone about your goals, don't hesitate to contact us.