Austin Recreation Center


Sequences are based on seasonal changes as they apply to nature and to the body. Classes incorporate prop-based, passive and active poses to facilitate health and rejuvenation.

Tues/Thurs 12–1:30pm

Tues/Thurs 5:30–7:30pm

Saturday 11a–1pm

Teachings include opening a well-protected heart, internally mapping the routes of the nervous system, honing in on subtle body sensations, and maintaining a state of active meditation.

Jerry Balderas apprenticed with Bekir Algan, Ph.D., Co-founder of Austin Yoga, from 1999–2017. Teachings are influenced by studies in structural engineering, Iyengar yoga, Macrobiotics, Ayurveda, Feldenkrais, Chinese Medicine, Continuum, myofascial release, Trager Method, Vedanta, Aikido, and the Sufi teachings of creating sparks in the hearts of kindred spirits.

Free parking

Park in the first 2 rows of the parking lot (furthest East near the hillside).

Class Schedule


11am – 1pm

Drop-in Rates

Regular Rates
1½ hour Class: $17
2 hour Class: $20

Student Rates
(with valid student ID)
Class: $12
Unlimited Per Semester: $120

Monthly Rates

2 times per week: $100
Monthly Unlimited: $130

8-Class Package
Block of 8 Classes: $120
*This package can be used over 4 months

The Rec Center will be closed for these official holidays:

Memorial Day – Monday, May 28
Independence Day – Wednesday, July 4
Labor Day – Monday, September 3
Veteran’s Day – Monday, November 12
Thanksgiving Day – Thursday, November 22
Friday after Thanksgiving Day – Friday, November 23
Christmas Eve – Monday, December 24
Christmas Day – Tuesday, December 25