is YOGA is a studio inspired by the hearts and teachings of many on the path of
self-study. It is a community to Practice Yoga and Yoke!

"Being Yoked Is Yoga"

isYOGA was inspired by the teachings of yoga and life’s changes to offer community for those in self inquiry towards empowerment in relationship on and off the mat.  Yoga practices physical and beyond continuously help me to connect back to faith.  This faith is the pillar to share yoga in and outside of our home.  “is YOGA” is my role first as student, then as a guide honoring the sacred traditions of Yoga.  Namaste, Chae.


isyogaSTUDIO: On site studies are held in our home studio in Fishtown Philadelphia.  All prices listed on this website apply to classes held on site only.


Mission: Honor individual student’s place and needs to evolve at one’s own pace.


Offerings: Open Group Classes, Private Sessions, Specialty Yoga Series in Prenatal and Beginner Hatha Yoga, Benefit Classes, Teacher Trainings, Self Inquiry~Subtle Body programs and Retreats.  All qualify for continuing education credits with yoga alliance. Is Yoga is a 200 and 300 Hour Registered School with Yoga Alliance (RYS).


“The sense of the divine ought to be accessible to us everywhere, even in the most commonplace surroundings; it can accompany us everywhere and hallow every place into a temple.”    – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Chae's Corner


October 19, 2014

Diwali is a celebration of the Guru principle. I spent the last several months feeling sad or rather a lack

September 26, 2014

Didn’t quite get to offer puja yesterday as would have liked…just some silent moments looking at the Goddess’s image before

July 23, 2014

Reflections (continued from the facebook post on July 23rd) a little more intimately here~ John and I married a little

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Upcoming Classes

10:00 am Thanksgiving Practice w. Chae @ the Yoga Garden Philly
Thanksgiving Practice w. Chae @ the Yoga Garden Philly
Nov 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Come and practice on this special day with self care to connect back in with abundance.
9:00 am All Levels Flow, Chae @ Yoga Garden Philly
All Levels Flow, Chae @ Yoga Gar…
Nov 30 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am
A Solar Flow for the day of the Sun! “All Levels” Multi levels welcome!
9:45 am Aligned ~ Flow w/ John @ isYogastudio
Aligned ~ Flow w/ John @ isYogas…
Nov 30 @ 9:45 am – 11:00 am
John will lead you with safe practice habits through alignment and flow along side other practitioners at a manageable pace.
12:00 pm Lunch Time Flow, Chae @ Yoga Garden Philly
Lunch Time Flow, Chae @ Yoga Gar…
Dec 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
A fun filled 1 hour class for just $10. “All Levels” Multi levels welcome!
6:00 pm Yoga Basics~ w/ Chae @ isYogastudio
Yoga Basics~ w/ Chae @ isYogastudio
Dec 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
This class is appropriate for the seasoned practitioner wanting focus on strong foundation of the asanas and for newer students.  This class may or may [...]
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Upcoming Events

6:00 pm Flow and Restore~once monthly @ isYogastudio
Flow and Restore~once monthly @ isYogastudio
Dec 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
New! Once monthly led* practice. One Friday each month, we will begin with dynamic flow and transition into restoratives. It’s so important with busy, stimulating [...]
10:00 am Tantric Retreat 1+1=1 with Chae @ isYogastudio
Tantric Retreat 1+1=1 with Chae @ isYogastudio
Jan 3 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
1+1=1 A Tantric Day Retreat with Chae Tantric teachings of Yoking have brought me back and again to unite and Engage in the practice [...]
5:00 pm Yoga Retreat in Paradise: Costa Rica w/ Chae @ Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica
Yoga Retreat in Paradise: Costa … @ Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica
Jan 14 @ 5:00 pm – Jan 21 @ 9:30 am
Yoga Retreat with Chae in Paradise Yoga Twice Daily * Overlooking the Ocean and Tropics to include AM full spectrum Practice and PM Lunar Flow [...]
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