Sundays, January 21st, 2018 - February 25, 2018

4:00PM - 5:30PM   


Purusha Yoga Studio

3729 Balboa Street, San Francisco, CA,

94121 United States (map)

Have you ever wondered how and why yoga and certain herbs can improve quality of life for people with chronic pain or stress?  Whether you are someone with these conditions or support someone who struggles in these areas, this course is for you. Join clinical herbalist Michael Warner and Yoga Therapist Marria Evbuoma for this six-week series to explore yogic practices, plant preparations, and recipes to support chronic pain and stress management and the physiology behind it all. Class location will be in the studio and kitchen.  All levels are welcome.  This class is not included in the regular class packages and memberships. 

January 21 - February 25, 2018 / Sundays 4:00PM - 5:30PM

Fee: $108 for all 6 classes, or $25.00 drop-in.



Marria Evbuoma is a yoga therapist (C-IAYT) and instructor who focuses on making yoga accessible to all. She is a graduate of Purusha Yoga School and also holds certifications in yoga for children and Aqua Kriya Yoga.  Since 2009, she has taught in various community settings in classes ranging from restorative yoga Hatha Yoga, meditation, kids' yoga, and even hula hooping.  In addition, Marria works one-on-one with clients specializing in Auto-Immune conditions, stress, Type II diabetes, chronic pain, anxiety, and grief. Having recently completed a pre-Occupational Therapy program at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Marria is reconnecting with the Purusha community as she applies for graduate school.  

Michael Warner is a San Francisco based clinical herbalist. His work as an herbalist spans 19 years, working both in community and seeing patients in private practice. He began his study as an apprentice to community herbalist Linda Millican in 1999, and later went on to study with both Dr. Sarita Shresta, MD/ObGyn Ayurveda Specialist and then primarily at the Pacific School of Herbal Medicine under the guidance of its Director Adam Seller in Oakland, CA. There he focused on physiology, as well as the social, and emotional aspects of health and wellness in addition to detailed study of plant medicine. He sees clients out of his home office in the Richmond District of San Francisco.