Richmond City Yoga














I want to introduce you to the amazing experience of learning and owning your own specific Yoga practice.  When you view our Facebook and Instagram videos, you will see people of widely varying ages and abilities practicing in the same room, but not “in unison” with one another — rather, as individuals, each at his or her own pace.  Students come and go at different times during the class hours, doing only as much as they wish.  If you will refrain from over-exerting, and attend class consistently for just one month, you will probably have the most interesting and beneficial learning experience you have had in years.  You will have begun one of the world's most renowned methods of self-study -- and in one month you will have naturally memorized 30-45 minutes of the 90-minute Ashtanga Yoga Primary Series practice, and be able to do it on your own without instruction, in a manner that is suitable for your unique condition.  In just one month you will find that the yoga has made you calmer, stronger, and more flexible.  You will likely sleep better, and may notice that a patient space -- between stimulus and reaction -- is being cultivated through your yoga practice. You may also feel space being created within your (gravity-compressed) body, accompanied by an expanded range of motion and the elimination or reduction of joint and back pain -- and feel generally better from head to toe.

I love sharing this meditative healing method, and so we offer new students a rate that is hard to beat: half-price for unlimited attendance for the first month, which comes out to $62.50.  Of course, you are welcome to come and just pay for one class at a time.

All my best,

Robbie Norris

Regular rate is $15 per class or $125 per month unlimited.

Student rate is $10 per class or $80 per month unlimited.



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Ashtanga Yoga 101

The Primary Series of Ashtanga Yoga is a specific therapeutic yoga practice, and a gold standard of holistic healing. Because it is infinitely modifiable, the practice can be learned by anyone -- regardless of age, level of physical fitness, destructive habits or station in life. This yoga practice encourages self awareness and self reliance, and it stimulates the body's incredible healing processes.




2018 Class Schedule

(Brad Ellsworth teaches the Tuesday evening classes.  Robbie Norris teaches all other classes. Any substitutions will be noted parenthetically below.)



6:00 - 8:00am Mysore

9:30 - 11:00am Mysore

5:30 -  8:00pm Mysore


6:00 - 8:00am Mysore

9:30 - 11:00am Mysore

5:30 -  8:00pm Mysore


6:00 - 8:00am Mysore

9:30 - 11:00am Mysore

5:30 -  8:00pm Mysore


6:00 - 8:00am Mysore

9:30 - 11:00am Mysore

6:00 - 7:30pm Led Full Primary Series


6:00 - 8:00am Mysore

9:30 - 11:00am Mysore


9:30 - 11:00am Mysore (Drew Massengill to sub 11/3)


No Classes (Studio available for monthly members.)






2018 Fees

$15 per class.

 $125 per month for unlimited attendance.
(Full-time students $80 per month.)

**First month half-price for new students $62.50**


If you are indigent but have serious interest in learning and attending class three to six times per week, you can discuss your situation with me. I have never turned anyone away for lack of money.  If you are having trouble finding a job due to a criminal record, and you want a job, I can probably get you one after you practice yoga consistently for a couple of months.  

Private lessons remain at $100 in the studio; if outside the studio, possibly more depending on travel. Please see Richmond Private Yoga for testimonials and details. Private lessons are an excellent way to learn for people who have special situations due to age, medical conditions, temperament, or scheduling difficulties.

Please write or call anytime with questions at (804) 928-6677 or e-mail me at




Class Types

Mysore classes

This class is ideal for beginners. No preparation or registration needed. Walk-ins are always welcome!

You may arrive and depart whenever you wish during Mysore class -- practicing according to your own schedule, energy, and extent of learning -- while receiving individual attention and instruction.

Mysore classes are the traditional and gradual way to learn the practice.  New students can expect their first class to last 30-45 minutes.

In essence, these classes are semi-private lessons tailored to your unique situation, while other students around you are practicing at their own (and different) paces and rhythms, each according to their abilities, limitations, and levels of learning.

Led Full Primary Series class

Taught "in unison" and practiced in sync together as a group. This class is meant to complement the meditative experience of Mysore practice by reminding students of the precise vinyasa counts (breath-synchronized movements) of the Full Primary Series.

This class is also a good way for new students to see the full yoga practice they are learning. Starts promptly at 6pm every Thursday.

Please contact Robbie with any questions at 804-928-6677.





Absolutely magnificent montage of our month-long Yatra (pilgrimage to temples) in India, October 2015. 

Click here to see the 6-minute film below.
















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Film created by Robert Moses, who guided us with wisdom, patience, erudition, enormous energy, and continuous good humor. Thank you, Robert!