Yoga classes are held every Sunday 6/23/2019 - 9/29/2019            

Come join us for weekly yoga every Sunday during Fall marathon training season.  Yoga practice helps improve endurance, strength, flexibility and mental focus. 

When :  Sunday     6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Where: By the Netherlands Carillon Near Iwo Jima Memorial, Arlington

Teacher(s) : 

Claudia Pors is  200 hour yinyasa yoga certified teacher. She started taking yoga after recovering from an ankle surgery, but the community and restoration inspired her to commit to a regular practice. Claudia wants to continue sharing what she has gained physically and mentally through yoga with others. As a Northern VA native, Claudia enjoys stand up paddle-boarding on the Potomac, long walks through the monuments and bike rides in Arlington.

Lisa Pafe teaches Vinyasa, Hatha, and Yin yoga and is always looking for a new challenge. Lisa received her 200-hour RYT Fluid Vinyasa Yoga certification with Kevan Gale, and she also trained in Yin Yoga at East Meets West Yoga Center. She is the USA Yoga Federation 2016 Senior Women’s Division Virginia and Mid-Atlantic Region Asana Champion and  is ranked 7th nationally.

Lisa also provides private lessons at her place or at your location contact her directly at lisapafe@gmail.com

Rola Khwais is a 200-hours RYT certified teacher. She specializes in fluid vinyasa, candlelight yin, and dharm-styled yoga. Rola is the owner of OrangeBlueFlow. She taught yoga at fairfax county public schools & montessori pre-school classes.

Rola as a licensed insurance agent helps other yoga studios with risk management & business retirement strategies. She likes dark-chocolate and plans to visit the land of yoga(India) to enhance her knowledge!

Clothes : Running shorts & signlets/t-shirts are good. Anything comfortable and loose fitting that does not hinder your body movement or over-expose body parts.

Gear : Mat

Etiquette : Get there early 10-15minutes before class, take off your shoes and socks, and put mat where you feel most comfortable.

Basic Yoga poses:  Get familiar with basic poses, practice at home to make you more comfortable and improve your experience.  

Sun-salutation(Surya Namaskar)

Downward facing dog(Parvath-asana)

Upward facing dog/Cobra(Bhujang-asana)

Warrior pose (Virabhadra-asana) warriorpose


Email yoga@dcroadrunners.org for any questions/comments. 


Guest teachers as well as club yogis,


If you are a teacher and like to lead classes, please email  yoga@dcroadrunners.org.



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The DC Road Runners Club is a member of the Road Runners Club of America and is also affiliated with USA Track & Field. We provide a year-round schedule of running events that offer everyone a chance to participate regardless of age, gender, or athletic ability.