Relax & Restore


This class is taught by:

Angela Houston

My yoga journey began long before I attended my first official yoga class. A series of difficult life circumstances left me empty and searching for peace and centeredness. I didn't know it at the time but this was the perfect environment to plant the seed of yoga. One Christmas, I received a gift card to Anchorage Yoga and my life has been forever changed.

I graduated AY Teacher Training in 2015 and now feel so honored to teach beside the very same practitioners who instilled the love for the practice within me.

Christa Koos

Christa's journey into yoga began over a decade ago in Chicago. Her passion for mountain biking drew her to Colorado and it was in the sunshine of Rocky Mountains, that she deepened her physical practice and earned a B.S. in Biology, emphasizing Human Physiology. Christa was so intrigued by the human body and the amazing capability of yoga to heal our bodies, that she enrolled in a 200 hour teacher training at Core Power in Fort Collins, Colorado. Here her passion was rewarded and her knowledge of yoga increased exponentially. She blossomed under the tutelage of experts including Dr. Katy Poole and Channing Grivas. Set to fun and uplifting music, you can expect to be inspired and challenged in Christa's classes as she guides you safely and joyfully through your practice!

Star Amoureux

Star's first introduction to yoga was a Kundalini class over 27 years ago at the University of Oregon. After that, ssh was hooked. For the next ten + years she continued to practice Kundalini whenever and where ever she could. During the same time, Hatha yoga began to gain in popularity, and she started taking classes in gyms and yoga studios. "I consider myself a universalist, studying and enjoying many styles, of yoga, "say's Star. "I have taken training in an array of styles and fuse together the elements of these styles into my classes."

She continues to study yoga with local teachers Siva Rothstein and recognizes Katey Inman, Stephanie Keach, and Shala Worse as some of her formative teachers.

Star's philosophy is that yoga can be playful yet powerful and through an in-depth exploration of the physical body we can experience the philosophy of yoga in a visceral way.

Trained in more than seven styles of yoga and having taught for over tens years, Star is a gem of a teacher, and she is guaranteed to rock your asana!

On the yoga-class spectrum, restorative yoga is at the opposite end from hot or flow classes. The concept behind restorative yoga is muscular release, as opposed to muscular stretch. The class is designed to allow the body to relax and nourish itself by holding a series of gentle poses for extended periods of time. Props are utilized so that the practitioner can fully surrender. These soothing postures offer an opportunity to linger quietly and savor the simple sweetness of life while inducing stress-reduction, increased circulation and calmness of mind.

Upcoming classes:

  • Fri Oct 19 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm with Angela Houston
    at Anchorage Yoga
  • Sun Oct 21 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm with Christa Koos
    at Anchorage Yoga
  • Fri Oct 26 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm with Angela Houston
    at Anchorage Yoga
  • Sun Oct 28 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm with Christa Koos
    at Anchorage Yoga
  • Fri Nov 02 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm with Star Amoureux
    at Anchorage Yoga
  • Sun Nov 04 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm with Christa Koos
    at Anchorage Yoga
  • Fri Nov 09 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm with Angela Houston
    at Anchorage Yoga
  • Sun Nov 11 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm with Christa Koos
    at Anchorage Yoga
  • Fri Nov 16 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm with Angela Houston
    at Anchorage Yoga
  • Sun Nov 18 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm with Christa Koos
    at Anchorage Yoga
  • Fri Nov 23 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm with Angela Houston
    at Anchorage Yoga
  • Sun Nov 25 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm with Christa Koos
    at Anchorage Yoga
  • Fri Nov 30 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm with Angela Houston
    at Anchorage Yoga
  • Sun Dec 02 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm with Christa Koos
    at Anchorage Yoga
  • Fri Dec 07 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm with Angela Houston
    at Anchorage Yoga
  • Sun Dec 09 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm with Christa Koos
    at Anchorage Yoga
  • Fri Dec 14 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm with Star Amoureux
    at Anchorage Yoga
  • Sun Dec 16 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm with Christa Koos
    at Anchorage Yoga
  • Fri Dec 21 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm with Angela Houston
    at Anchorage Yoga
  • Sun Dec 23 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm with Christa Koos
    at Anchorage Yoga