We invite you to experience the many benefits of Iyengar Yoga, including physical health and vitality, mental clarity, and emotional serenity.

Green Tara Yoga is Open for In-Studio and Online Classes
You can take In-Person classes at the studio, or Online classes live streamed through Zoom. Visit our Schedule page for details. Visit our Policies page for details about attending In-Studio classes or view our printable In-Studio Class Policies.

FutureHeights Award

Green Tara Yoga Voted Best Cleveland Heights Business 2022 in the FutureHeights Best of the Heights Awards
We are honored to receive this recognition by our community. The smile on Green Tara Yoga owner Karen Allgire’s face says it all as she receives the award from Belle Espinal of Future Heights. Green Tara Yoga was also a finalist in the following categories:
• Best Care for a Community During a Pandemic
• Best Upbeat Spirit During a Pandemic
• Best Innovative Product or Service During a Pandemic

FutureHeights seeks to inspire and facilitate collaboration and empowerment across our communities to ensure a vibrant and sustainable future for Cleveland Heights and University Heights.

Basics of Iyengar Yoga Pass for New Students
New students get a 30% discount on their first 4-class pass. Learn more

In-Studio Class Requirements
Students must be fully vaccinated and boosted in order to attend In-Studio classes. Students are not required to show their vaccination cards. Masks are optional.

Set Up Your Green Tara Yoga Punchpass Account
To attend our Online or In-Studio classes you need a Punchpass account. Visit our Schedule/Registration page and set up your account today! Then you can purchase a pass and make class reservations. Please feel free to Contact Us if you have any questions about getting registered for classes.

Online Yoga Resources for You
✥  Try our online classes with Karen Allgire, Amy Runnels and Colleen Clark. View our Class Schedule.
✥  For free video content visit the Green Tara Yoga YouTube Channel.
✥  Visit our Yoga Practice Aids page for printable yoga sequences

Support Green Tara Yoga
Consider making a Donation to help sustain the studio and support our mission to spread the teachings of Iyengar Yoga.

We recommend that you arrive early to allow time for parking. We do not recommend parking at Dave’s Market as you could be towed. Parking options include:
Main lot directly behind the building
New lot directly west of Dave’s Market, accessible from Grandview or Bellfield
Upper lot accessible by a ramp at the back of the main lot
Metered spots on Fairmount Boulevard
Free parking on Grandview, the street adjacent to Dave’s Market
Public garage behind Starbucks on Cedar Road


New to Green Tara Yoga? Your first class is free!

Visit our Free Classes page and learn how to register for One Free Class.

If you prefer that we start the process, go to Contact Us and use the pulldown menu to select Request One Free Class.

View our Online Schedule

Group pose and instruction

Apprentice Program with Karen Allgire
Level 3 Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher (CIYT) Karen Allgire offers an apprentice program for those interested in deepening their study of yoga. Apprentices must have three years of Iyengar Yoga study and be able to make a yearlong commitment to the program. For prerequisites, requirements, costs and other details, contact Karen.

Karen Allgire Featured in Heights Observer
Karen was interviewed for the Heights Observer. Read the article to learn about Karen’s trips to India and her reflections on the practice and teaching of Iyengar yoga.

Karen Allgire Studies Iyengar Yoga in India
Karen has made five trips to India to study at the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Institute in Pune, India. Visit Karen’s Yoga Blog to read about her trips. To view photographs of these visits go to Karen’s India Photos.


Online Gentle Chair Yoga with Colleen Clark
Saturdays, 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
No class July 2.

Focus Fridays with Karen Allgire
Your regular class pass is good for these Friday classes that offer a detailed experience on a special topic.
These classes are offered both In-Studio and Online.
July 22

Delve Deeper with Amy Runnels
Saturday, July 30, In-Studio and Online, 9:30 – 11:00 am
Designed for practitioners of all levels, this class will focus on a single pose suggested by you. Amy will guide you to break it down, find inroads, and hopefully stoke your curiosity. To suggest a pose, email Amy at or add your suggestion on the studio bulletin board.

Yoga in the Lot: Free Outdoor Yoga Classes with Karen Allgire
Sponsored by Cedar Fairmount SummerFEST 2022
July 13, August 10, 6:30 – 7:15 pm
South of Cedar Road between Grandview and Bellfield
Bring your own mat. Registration required at

Free Outdoor Yoga Classes with Karen Allgire at Millikin School
Wednesday, July 27, 7:00 – 7:45 pm
1700 Crest Road, Cleveland Heights
Bring your own mat. Registration on site.
Millikin Neighborhood Facebook Page

Freeing the Hips: Balancing Stability and Mobility with Karen Allgire
Sunday, July 17, 1:00 – 4:00 pm
In-Person workshop sponsored by Yoga Central
Information and Registration

For more details and registration links, view the Workshops/Special Topics page or go directly to our Calendar.