WyrdYoga is the home of The Yoga/Pilates Studio in Strasburg Va. We are located in a lovely town in the Shenandoah Valley. It is an area filled with beauty, history, kind neighbors, music, wine, and charm. The studio is located in our 1930's Arts and Crafts style home, which adds to the cozy feel of your experience. Our yoga is a blend of various styles from Vini and Shiva Ray to Hatha and Kundalini. Emphasis is placed on body mechanics, structure, correct alignment, functional movement, and utilizing yoga anatomy. Each class is unique and taught to the students' needs. No two classes are alike. Class size is small. Our flow is slow and purposeful, based on ability. Each class is distinctly different. The emphasis is on form and stretch, strength and mobility, relaxation and mindfulness. We mix Pilates with yoga and yoga with Pilates. Your class experiences will be unique, taught with a healer's expertise.
Gioia Pharo (pronounced Joy - ah) is an experienced massage therapist, empathic healer, and Reiki Master as well as a fitness instructor, and in personal training utilizes her training as a ballerina, with Yoga & Pilates. Gioia's massage technique is integrated, firm Swedish, intuitive touch, acupressure, sports massage, and Reiki. PT are 1/2 hour sessions - for clients that need one-on-one attention. Appointments for these services are in the afternoon between 11am and 4pm.
See our schedule for classes and workshops. All specialty classes and workshops are booked with Shenandoah Parks & Recreation, as well as cancelations. keep scrolling down this page for more information. Check out our fair and affordable rates for classes, massage therapy, and Reiki.
Peace and Serenity to all Gioia-Pharo
Notices : if we have only an inch of snow / Tuesday we will be open for classes......
Schedule changes and announcements found here ...... please note that when the schools close for snow and ice - the studio is closed as well.
Directions to the studio : We are located in the old town of Strasburg, VA. at the main intersection of Kings Street and South Massanutten St. We are 3 structures in from the main intersection on the left ... a low sign sits next to our driveway that reads "Yoga/Pilates Studio" ... Parking is on the street.
From Woodstock - Take 81 North towards Winchester - Take the first Strasburg exit - go about 2 miles to stop sign - turn right - go through the stop light - we are the 3rd structure on the Left.
From Winchester - take 81 south towards Woodstock / Roanoke - take the first 81 exit - go about 2 miles & go through 2 stop lights - after the 2nd stop light - we are the 3rd structure on the Left.
From Front Royal - take 66 west towards Woodstock / Roanoke - rear left at the split on 66 south - go about 1 mile & take the first Strasburg exit - take a left of the exit - go about 2 miles through 2 stop lights - after the 2nd stop light - we are the 3rd structure on the left. Winter Workshops : Book through Shenandoah Parks and Recreation 540-459-8040 PeaceFul Yoga : Jan 13 / Feb 10 / Mar 10 ... 2 - 4 pm ... $38 ... very relaxing & healing Yoga for Back Neck & Shoulders : Jan 27 ... 2 - 3:30 pm ... $20 Yoga for Back Hips & Knees : Feb ... Feb 24 ..... 2 - 3:30 pm ... $20 Reiki - Introduction to Reiki healing hands of light : 2 - 4 pm ... $40
Winter Specialty Classes : Book through Shenandoah Parks and Recreation 540-459-8040 Monday Nights : Jan 8 - Feb 26 ... Yoga through the Chakra's ...6 - 7;30 pm ... $85 Friday nights : Jan 5 - Feb 23 ... Friday Night Meditation ... 6 - 7 pm ... $85 Saturday Mornings : Jan 6 - Feb 24 ..... Yoga Beyond The Asana ... 10 - 11;30 am ... $85
Classes for Children - Tweens and Teens : Book through SPR 540-459-8040
You may find me on YouTube at "Gioia Pharo" ... on Facebook "Gioia-Pharo Gioia" and "The Yoga/Pilates Studio"
Our Studio Closes for Major Holidays. They are as follows : Easter week - for several days Memorial Day weekend - for several days The Fourth of July - for a few days Shenandoah Yard Crawl Saturday Weekend - Saturday Labor Day Weekend - for several days Halloween day - one day Thanksgiving - for several days Christmas & New Years - for 2 weeks
Summer Schedule : Summers tend to slow down with students taking time to enjoy their gardens and the many outdoor activities that the valley has to offer, so summer will have a reduced schedule for June - July - August ... with a full schedule returning in the fall.
Inclement weather policy for snow and ice ... When the Shenandoah Schools close for snow and ice so do we ... as we would rather you stay home safe and warm