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About Genesis Tree of Life

Under the auspices of our spiritual leader, Yogi René, a direct disciple of Swami Rama, Genesis Tree Of Life (GTOL) has steadily grown over the years to include services and modalities that help people around the world reclaim their health and well being. It has become an affiliation of instructors and holistic practitioners offering complementary and alternative wellness services in the form of classes, teacher training, workshops, retreats and one-on-one holistic therapies.

GTOL is part of Genesis Society, a 501 C3 not-for-profit organization founded by René David Alkalay in 1996 with the mission of developing a platform for interfaith dialogue, education, and cooperation. Once the organization expanded into areas of health, environment and the principle of ahimsa (non-violence) it was a natural progression to develop the Tree of Life Yoga Program, dedicated to the promulgation of knowledge of classical Indian yoga in the Himalayan Tradition.


  • Raja Yoga – 3 levels

  • Ashtanga Yoga – 3 levels

  • Hatha Yoga – 3 levels

  • Pre & Post Natal Yoga

  • Yoga for Back Health

  • Kundalini/Tantra Yoga

  • Pranayama (Breathwork)

  • Meditation

  • Well-Being Workshops

  • Adult Martial Arts Classes

  • GTOL Yoga Teacher’s Training Program

  • Children’s Yoga​ Classes


  • Naturopathy

  • Nutritional Counseling

  • Cleansing/Detoxing

  • Acupuncture

  • Chiropractic Care

  • Reiki

  • Therapeutic Touch

  • Guided Meditation

  • Hypnosis

  • Energy Healing

  • Chakra Balancing

  • Biosyntonic Therapy

  • Bioenergetics Therapy

  • Message Therapy

  • Prenatal Massage

  • Doula Services

  • Educational Childbirth Classes

  • Prenatal Services

  • Weight Management

  • Low-Level Laser Therapy [LLLT]

  • Fitness Assessment

  • Chi Machine

  • Infrared Therapy

  • Lifestyle Coaching

  • Focal Group Therapy

  • Therapeutic Counseling

Studio Etiquette

Arrive on time

We ask that students arrive at least ten minutes before class to check in, place their mat and prepare for class. This is for your safety and the consideration of our other clients.

Silence your cellphone

We ask that you silence your phone for the duration of your visit to provide a distraction-free environment for all.

Studio noise

We love our community and catching up with friends at the studio. However, we also want to create a space of calm and quiet, especially during relaxation . So, please be aware and avoid being noisy in the studio.


Cleanliness and minimal scents will be greatly appreciated by all.

We Love our community!

Be kind, help, and support each other. We encourage open communication and appreciate your positive feedback and constructive suggestions. Together we will make this world a better place!

Honor the group

Always feel free to make modifications during class to honor your body and avoid injury. But, please follow the group as best you can so we can all obtain a positive result. Please arrive on time for class and avoid leaving class early. Enjoy your practice and be grateful for the time you have set aside for self-improvement.