RA Appreciation Week
Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Natalya Mendizabal

Yoga and Fitness Instructor, UCSF

This virtual yoga class is designed for students of all levels and incorporates stretching, flow poses, and breath awareness to promote stability and release tension. The class will be taught by Natalya Mendizabal, fitness instructor and yoga teacher at UCSF Fitness and Recreation.

Suggested equipment:

  • Yoga mat or rug
  • Small blanket or bath towel for cushioning
  • Yoga strap or any belt or scarf for stretching
  • Yoga block or thick book for support

About the Instructor

Natalya Mendizabal has been teaching yoga, Pilates, and other health-oriented classes since 2005. She loves experimenting with poses and sequences that lead to greater flexibility, stability, strength, freedom of breath, and overall body awareness. Her use of clear direction and compassionate variations allow students of all levels to feel comfortable yet challenged. Mendizabals’ style is inspired by Iyengar, Hatha, and other yoga teachers. Her classes are fun, friendly, and approachable to everyone.


May 11, 2021
8:00-9:00am PDT

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

At Gladstone, we are committed to providing events and professional development activities that resonate with our community’s diverse members. Our goal is to develop creative programming that encompasses a wide variety of ideas and perspectives to inspire, educate, and engage with everyone within our walls.

We want to effect positive change through our events and activities by providing a platform for discussions on important topics related to increasing diversity and inclusiveness in the sciences.