COURAGE. COMPASSION. CONNECTION.
COURAGE. COMPASSION. CONNECTION.
"Silvie has had extensive yoga training with the best of teachers. She has a proven track record of success teaching in the San Francisco area. Not only has she grown her network, but she has continually helped heal and transform the lives of hundreds over the past years. Her extensive knowledge and continual growth is invaluable to those that she works with." Janine Glass Co.
is a creator of Yoga Sculpt, a workout program on a mobile app Workout Trainer by Skimble, one of the first fitness apps and only workout app currently integrated with Samsung's S Health platform. She also serves as an ambassador for InYo Yogawear, yoga clothing designed and made in San Francisco.
Silvie's emphasis on inward focus lead students deeper into their practice. She puts emphasis on utilizing the power of breath with movement and self-awareness. She hopes this will lead students into the natural state that we can all access through yoga. Silvie's intention is to create space for her students so that they can give themselves permission to feel, to become friends with all the parts of human experience. Her classes are well-sequenced, challenging, and anatomically focused.
Silvie brings almost a decade of teaching into her classes. Her philosophy is based on the teachings of Mark Whitwell who studied with Krishnamacharya, the father on modern yoga, and his son Desikachar. She is an Experienced - Registered Yoga Teacher, 500 hours through Yoga Tree (teachers include Stephanie Snyder and Jason Crandell). She completed Forrest Yoga Foundation Training, Continuing Education for Teachers, and Forrest Yoga Mentorship Program. She also completed the foundation course of Prana Vinyasa Flow with Shiva Rea.
MONDAY 6PM - 7:10PM
WEDNESDAY 6PM - 7:10PM
FRIDAY 4:15PM - 5:10PM
Silvie is based in San Francisco and is available for corporate, private, and public instruction in San Francisco. To contact Silvie please email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Treat yourself to an experience of yoga that will connect you to your authentic self. I will modify your session to address your specific physical and health concerns. Your individual session will connect you to your core, improve your stamina, and educate your about proper alignment so you can stay injury-free.
I am available for private and group sessions in San Francisco. Please email email@example.com
Expect to be challenged! Unlike a regular class you will have more time to stay with postures to go deeper, a process that can bring both pleasure or discomfort and offers you greater benefits. Expect to unravel neck tension, help stretch and bring awareness to your hands and feet, unlock stiff shoulders, and decompress your low back.
A private session is great for everyone but especially for those who: suffer from chronic injuries or health conditions and high-impact athletes prone to repetitive-stress injuries. The sequencing and emphasis on both strength and therapeutic release serve the above types very well. Overall private yoga is a great complement for any physical activity and can suit any body who is looking to reduce stress, have more energy, and have a greater sense of freedom in their bodies and lives.
Silvie Hibdon is a phenomenal yoga instructor. I am a member at Crunch Gym and happened to walk into her class a year ago. Now, I am addicted and attend her classes. Silvie teaches moderate-to-advanced Vinyasa flow classes, which are mentally and physically challenging. After attending her classes, I have improved in all of my various workout sessions. Silvie really understands human form and anticipates how people will naturally form poses. She instructs the class of specific body adjustments, i.e. how to position your body and where you can expect to feel the burn in poses. At the same time, she reminds us that everyone is different and each individual should do what feels best for her/him. Silvie also makes recommendations to modify poses to make them easier or harder, depending on each individual’s level. She also makes us mindful of our breathing and since each person is different, each person should flow with her/ his own breathing. So although it is a group class setting, I feel like I get a lot of individual/personal attention. She is engaged with the class and constantly walks around the room to help us. Her voice is clear and carries above the music. The transitions in between poses and sets of poses are seamless. We also cannot really anticipate her order of sets of poses. She mixes up the sets every class, based on what the class tells her what areas of the body they want to strengthen and/or stretch out. Silvie looks the part of a yoga instructor, very fit and tone. She is calm, confident, and very friendly. Her music playlists are also awesome and she also changes this up for every class. The rhythm is a medium tempo, which works so well with the Vinyasa flow style of yoga.
I really enjoy Silvie’s classes and she is one of the best instructors I’ve taken so far! She teaches her classes w/ a sense of style, good flow and it’s never the same routine. Silvie makes her classes both fun (w/ her sense of humor) and challenging. She explains the moves thoroughly, makes corrections to your posses (so that they are pristine), teaches breathing techniques and assists in building your core strength. Leaving her class, I feel more
relaxed and energized!! And knowing that I left w/ an awesome workout!…I highly recommend Silvie’s classes to all of my friends! For those who aren’t so keen to “A typical yoga class” …this is one you won’t want to pass up!! - Martha Wong
Silvie is a great teacher, completely reliable, passionate, dedicated, responsible, proactive, really easy to work with, very well liked.
Pam Edwards, Group X manager at Gold's Gym
Thank you so much Silvie for all your time and patience with us. I wanted to thank you as this was the first time I've ever done a yoga class and you made it great. I need to work on more core and you were a great inspiration. - David Lee
You were the instructor that launched me excitedly into the world of yoga and my own journey of self-discovery and expansion. i got very much into developing my own practices, which expanded to vipassana meditation and a deeper exploration through the masters program i’m undertaking in somatic psychology at CIIS. You being there has played a small but pivotal role in the direction my life has taken. - Willi F.
Sylvie teaches the Sunday morning yoga class. I can’t think of a better way to spend a Sunday morning. Her class is always really fantastic and offers a great refreshing workout. What better review can I give than to say that her class actually gets me in the gym at 11AM on a Sunday? Her classes are pretty popular though, so plan on getting there really early to find floor space! - Steve C.
Hi Silvie, your classes were what inspired me to go and get my certification. I cannot tell you what a wonderful decision it has been. It has allowed me to go from a full time desk job that I only sort of enjoyed to doing something that I truly love. - Chelsea Liebelt
hi silvie! i just wanted to let you know that i absolutely loved your class & wanted to thank you for being such a great & inspiring instructor- i really believe that my pregnancy was so "easy" b/c of your yoga classes! - Susan Kagan
I’ve been attending Silvie’s classes for about two years now - mostly at Gold’s Castro. And I hope to get to attend them for at least another two. One aspect of her classes that I especially appreciate is that she asks for requests at the beginning of each class. I typically ask for neck or core. She always incorporates peoples’ requests so it really helps on days that I’m stiff. She also has a great sense of humor. She is witty and sometimes, out of left field, I find myself laughing and smiling. That’s always an added bonus.
No two classes are the same. She teaches all level classes. So on days I want to feel challenged, I’m challenged. On days that I want to take it easier, I take it easy. I feel she goes out of her way to make all levels welcome. - Lee Newman
I first took a class from Silvie when she was teaching at the Pacific Athletic Club in Redwood City. Her classes were both challenging and instructive. I liked learning from Silvie so much that, after a year, I hired her to give my wife and I private yoga instruction. Silvie is very knowledgeable about how to move various parts of the body to enhance flexibility and openness. She is excellent on the details of precisely how and where to place one’s feet, arms, hands, etc. Through her classes, I found I have significantly improved my balance, flexibility and core strength. I heartily recommend Silvie as a yoga teacher.
- Bill Friedman
Silvie Hibdon has helped my physical well-being through yoga. When she first started working with me, she asked about my goals. I told her I wanted to improve my balance and increase my strength. The exercises that we do are, indeed, directed toward those aims. She is also sensitive to my limitations and is careful to increase exercise difficulty gradually, while noting my body's inabilities and working to improve my capabilities. My time with her is well spent. - Joyce Friedman
I also had a great personal yoga session with Silvie. She was very attentive and gave me constructive feedback about my alignment and form. I’ve been practicing yoga since 2001 and there is also more to learn and private lessons offer a great way to go deeper. Silvie is a supportive and knowledgeable teacher who led me to some new insights about my practice and form. This will continue to support my growth as a practitioner and teacher. I highly recommend to beginners and advanced practitioners. - Claire Williams