Class schedule


Iyengar inspired / Rope wall based
classes for spine care, posture improvement, and overall musculoskeletal alignment.

Advanced registration by email only to

Yoga Class Schedule


Monday & Wednesday

Gentle Yoga 10 - 11:15am

Open Vinyasa 12 - 1pm

Rope Wall Schedule

Pre-registration by email required


11am - 12:30pm

2 - 3:30pm


Ropes & Restore for Beginners

6:30 - 7:45 pm


6:30 - 8 pm



$20  per Rope class


$18  Yoga drop-in

$160  Ten class card

(regular yoga only)

$16  Senior/student drop-in


Only cash or check accepted at the studio.

Pay online via Venmo:


Spine therapy


Individual sessions for:

Chronic back pain

Posture issues

Disc bulges / herniation



SI joint pain

Hip / knee / joint pains

Athletic injuries

General info


Studio is located on the 2nd floor, use buzzer if building door is closed


Parking spots 5-10 in the lot across the street are reserved for TOLY clients, do not park in Doyle Street Café's lot

5515 Doyle Street, Suite 12. Emeryville, CA 94608     phone: (510) 586-9441      email:

Ana Frenes is the present owner of Tree of Life Yoga, a boutique yoga studio founded by Jessica Shi in 2009. She continues to support the mission of TOLY as a studio focused on spine care, postural alignment, injury prevention and rehabilitation.


Ana’s love for the body and all its possibilities began with her early training as a modern dancer. She holds a BA in Dance Therapy and an MA in education and has over 30 years of experience teaching the body as a dancer, choreographer and yoga instructor. As a result of many injuries, she has focused on Iyengar yoga classes and the rope wall practice for the past 10 years. Ana has taught dance and yoga for Stockton Unified School District for 25 years. She is the former owner of the Stockton Yoga Center and presently teaches yoga at San Joaquin Delta College. She has been a yoga instructor for the Berkeley Alumni Camps, Lair of the Bear, in Pine Crest for the past 9 years.


Ana is presently completing her 500RYT hours of teacher training at the Yoga Room in Berkeley. She has studied with Jessica Shi for the past 9 years. She received her 200RYT training with Dorothy Sturtevant in an Iyengar inspired program in Sonora. Ana is a ChildLight Mindfulness for the Classroom and Mini Yogis certified teacher. Through her teaching, Ana demonstrates a mindful and compassionate approach with a deep appreciation for students of all ages, abilities, and life experience.