About us

ASTRO.GONG.YOGA is a sound healing and yoga center with an astrology-informed approach. Through multiple styles of yoga classes, gong immersions and astrology workshops, we offer you the best holistic experiences, designed to sustainably rejuvenate and rebalance your mind, body and spirit. The center has two studios, 27 gongs, a communal space including a beautiful lounge decorated with a gallery supporting local artists and cultural non-profits, and a boutique with ethically sourced wellness products.

Astro Gong Yoga Art Gallery

Astro Philosophy

Our philosophy is to help everyone understand their birth chart.

We offer a range of astrology workshops, for all levels, aiming to provide the tools and insights to discover ourselves and explain the mysteries of life.

Astro Gong Yoga Gong Studio

Gong Philosophy

Our philosophy is to help everyone experience the benefits of the Gong’s healing energy.

We offer Gong baths, sound healing events and in-depth training, for all levels, designed to connect you with the Gongs sacred vibrations and redress your frequencies. 

Astro Gong Yoga Studio

Yoga Philosophy

Our philosophy is to help everyone discover the yoga style most suitable for their individual needs.

We offer Kundalini, Vinyasa, Hatha, Anusara and Yin yoga that explore a multiple of possibilities within yourself to find clarity and purpose.

“Only from the heart can you touch the sky”

– Rumi 

Meet the founders

Emily and Lou share the vision of building an authentic and inclusive community that revolves around yogic philosophy, sacred sound and occult wisdom.

Emily

Emily’s background in fitness photography and personal training informed her understanding about the human body but also made her deeply aware that each person is infinitely more than their body. An instinctive and passionate  yoga teacher, Emily infuses the science of Kundalini yoga with astrology to help you connect with, learn from and exude the universal energies.

Lou

Lou is an experienced Gong Master, who has led numerous sound healing workshops and events around the world. Lou, with his natural gift of channeling the sacred sounds, guides his students through a gentle and transformational experience that has deep and long-lasting relaxing effects.

Meet the team

Our highly qualified and talented team share an ethos for excellence.

Britney

Britney is an astrologer and writer who was chosen by the stars a century ago but probably lifetimes before. She is an ongoing student and has been studying occult knowledge for over ten years. She believes the ancient language of astrology is a bridge between Source and self and she uses it and her intuition as a way to guide others to their truth.

Brittany

Focusing on a full body, well-rounded, dynamic experience, Brittany's class will build balance, strength and flexibility as you link breath to movement. Set to a motivating and energizing playlist, get ready to power up your Vinyasa flow and start your day like never before!

Shaun

Shaun’s M.A. in Yoga Studies has allowed her to create inclusive, authentic, and rich classes that use ancient and classical yogic texts to support the many practices offered.  Through imagination and breath, Shaun offers a well-rounded class to many populations that is freeing, creative, and warm.

Jess

For Jess, yoga shows you how to feel good in your body and it is a way to explore how you fit into this world. There are so many excuses to not practice yoga, but Jess tries to make her classes as accessible as possible, so everyone can experience the good energy in and around them.

Pamela

Pamela’s Yogi name is Mahadeva Dasi, meaning “servant of the first Yogi” (Shiva). She is here to serve you through this life changing ancient practice. Her class purpose is to empower you to tap into your true Self. You will build upon your own practice with asana, pranayama, mantra, Sanskrit and motivating affirmations.

Katelyn

Katelyn began practicing yoga in 2007 to ease discomfort caused by scoliosis and after spinal fusion surgery, yoga was integral to maintaining a balanced body. She teaches to share the empowering practice of moving within our bodies as they are, to honor the gift of being in a safe & joyful way! 

Kat

Kat provides a safe yet honest space to connect with your true inner self during her Yin classes. She doe this through awakening and cultivating your sense of stability, strength, confidence, self-knowing and love for both yourself and others.

Sara

Sara shares practices that encourage energy and peace through movement, mindfulness, mediation and massage during her serene and slow Yin sequences. In this practice of quietude, the mind becomes more still, and physical tension and energetic blockages release.

Tej Kaur Khalsa 

Tej Kaur Khalsa has been a student of Yogi Bhajan for over 35 years. She is the Custodian of the Archives of the Teachings of Yogi Bhajan, and a recognized authority on the teachings. Her classes are occasions to enjoy deep meditative experiences and to learn vast amounts of yogic knowledge.

Caro

Through the magic of Kundalini yoga Caro, a musician yogini, will help you bring your mind, body and breath together. She will also guide you through the unlimited realm of Naad, the essence of all sounds, assisted by chanting and sound healing.

Ramona

Ramona utilizes Kundalini, Meditation and Sound Healing to raise the frequency of consciousness for the beginning and advanced meditator alike. Classically trained in piano, her understanding of music theory gives way to a unique sound experience that's a balance of the linear and non-linear.

Karen

Karen, who appreciates healing ancestral connections, considers Kundalini to be the mother yoga and uses its sacred, powerful and scientific technologies to relax and restore the body's systems simultaneously, increasing flexibility, energy, and overall strength. 

Grace

Grace values how impactful practicing mindfulness and yoga philosophy can affect one’s life. Creating connection between mind, body, and soul, she hopes to guide you in finding this capacity within yourself. 

Frankie

Frances “Frankie” Rubio is a data-driven marketing strategist with over 10 years of experience, working on brands such as Acura, TJMaxx, Purina, Universal Pictures and Focus Features. Frankie is also a Vinyasa-trained practitioner and is passionate about the healing effects of yoga. 

Petals

Petals is a sound therapist who works with planetary tuning forks. He has been certified with the Acutonics school since 2016 and received his RYT-200. He believes sound has the power to unlock feelings we can't always verbalize.