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The Seeds You Water are the Seeds that Grow

Heartfelt Yoga in the Heart of Beijing

Love, Community, Wellness

At Taozi Tree Yoga, we offer a variety of yoga classes suitable for all levels. Our classes are designed to help you connect with your body and mind, and to create a sense of balance and harmony in your life. We are also happy to run a lot of amazing events around the city and yoga retreats outside Beijing for our community! Join our welcoming Taozi Tribe today and start your yoga journey with us!

Our Yoga Shala


Taozi Tree Yoga is recipient of Best Yoga Studio of the Year in 2021 (readers choice) by That’s Beijing.

Taozi Tree Yoga is recipient of Best Yoga Studio of the Year in 2019 (editors pick) by That’s Beijing.

Yoga Teacher Training

This  in-depth 200 HR yoga teacher training course divides its content according to the foundational elements: Earth, Water, Fire, Air, and Space. Students will learn asanas, pranayama, philosophy, subtle energy, as well as study anatomy and teaching skills in an organized and cohesive framework.

Signature Events


Taozi Tree Yoga runs many well-known, off-site community events including Yoga in the Park, Yoga in the City, Glow Yoga, Sound Bath: Inner Healing, Moved by the Moon, Restorative Night and more.

Yoga Retreats


Taozi Tree Yoga is facilitating one to two day retreats, where yogis will spend time in nature, enjoying yoga, meditation, hiking and more. Multiple locations available (temples outside the city, Great Wall, special seaside areas and secret mountain house).

What is Taozi Tree Yoga?

Taozi Tree Yoga is a true gem in the Beijing yoga and wellness scene, made up of ex-pats, travelers, and locals alike. We serve as a sanctuary for students of all types looking to connect and grow in their practice of yoga.


We are proud to be a part of this strong community of yoga practitioners and are honored to have some of the city's most devoted teachers which serve as our heartbeat.


Quality Classes

with Experienced


Kind Diverse



Joy, Peace

Light Heartedness

Unique Events

and Retreats

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Yoga Alliance Teacher Certification with Taozi

In Winter 2023, we are excited to return once again to provide the highest quality yoga training the city has to offer. 

Since our beginning in 2018,  Taozi Tree Yoga's 200HR YTT has lead over 190 happy students through the course.

The testimonials consistently speak to the life-transforming qualities of our unique content and new perspectives offered on life.

Choose the Membership That Fits You Best

At Taozi Tree Yoga, we offer flexible membership options that fit your needs. Whether you're looking for a short-term commitment or a long-term practice, our memberships give you unlimited access to our studio regular classes and special events. Start your yoga journey with us today with #newuser membership cards!


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Meet Our Team of Yoga Teachers

At Taozi Tree Yoga, our experienced and passionate teachers are dedicated to guiding you through your yoga and meditation journey. Meet some of our teachers below:


Theresa Parsonage

Founder, CEO, 500hr E-RYT, YTT Lead Trainer

Theresa, or Taozi, is originally from Colorado, and has been in China since 2007. Her dharma is to share her colorful life experience and empathetic heart with others, helping guide them on their own way. She founded Taozi Tree Yoga in Beijing in 2014, with the mission to seek, grow, and connect through the practice of yoga. Her extensive Vinyasa yoga background stems from the linage of Krishnamacharya. She is currently completing a Masters of Religion at Buddhist University Naropa in Boulder, Colorado, focusing on Sanskrit and comparative Taoist and Tantric studies.

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Ross Parsonage

Founder, CFO, 500hr RYT,

Hatha Yoga

Ross began practicing yoga over ten years ago. A sportsman at heart - Ross immediately fell in love with yoga and quickly incorporated its practice into his football, long-distance running and triathlon training in order to increase flexibility, strength and endurance, as well as to prevent injuries. Ross has completed 500 hours of yoga teacher training in India (with a particular focus on pranayama, asana and meditation) as well as courses in yoga therapy, ayurvedic medicine and traditional Chinese medicine.

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Biljana Kevic

Vinyasa, 500hr RYT,

Taozi YTT Grad

Biljana was born in Bosnia, and lived in Germany since 2007. Six years ago she moved to Beijing and now enjoying her life in this wonderful city. She has found a great passion in yoga five years ago and fell in love with it even more with Taozi YTT Winter 2020! Right after her graduation, she has started teaching yoga to Taozi community and became one of the favorite teachers. Biljana has completed her 300HR YTT in the heart of the Yoga capital - Rishikesh in 2022.


Marcia Cortes

Vinyasa, 500hr RYT, 

Taozi YTT Grad

Márcia (500HR RYT with Yoga Alliance) has been practicing yoga and meditation for the past decade. In winter 2021, she concluded the Yoga Teacher Training at Taozi Tree Yoga, where she is currently teaching for over 2 years now. She has also recently completed her 300HR teacher training in Rishikesh. Márcia brings the Brazilian joy to the mat and wants to share her optimism and inner peace with Beijing practitioners. She believes that yoga is the state where nothing is missing.


Ryan Campbell

Hatha & Meditation,

200hr RYT,  Taozi YTT Grad

Ryan is an avid meditator and poet. He studied in India in an ashram and discovered that no matter what is happening in the world, peace is found within. He loves literature, nature, and nights out with friends. He loves what the practice of yoga has done for him and is excited to share with his students. He graduated from Taozi's CNY yoga teacher training in February of 2022. Ryan is a Yoga for Clarity teacher in Taozi Tree Yoga and a Satsang teacher in Taozi EleMental Flow YTT program.


Sid Singh

M.S. Yoga Therapy NSU Tirupati India

Siddharth Singh is from India, he has been practicing and studying yoga since 2016. Sid has completed my graduation (bachelor of art) in Yoga, from the world best and oldest yoga institute Kaivalyadhama Yoga Institute, lonavala India. And also completed his Post Graduation (Master in science M.Sc.) in Yoga therapy, from NSU Tirupati India. Sid is teaching Traditional Hatha series at Taozi Tree Yoga.



Vinyasa, 500hr RYT, 

Intermediate Yoga Vinyasa L2

With 15 years of practice and teaching under her belt, Jacqueline brings a wealth of knowledge and a nurturing approach to her classes. Jacqueline skillfully guides students through dynamic flows, focusing on alignment, proper technique, and breath awareness. Her classes often incorporate creative sequencing, modifications, and adjustments to meet individual needs and ensure a fulfilling experience for every participant.


Yinai Sun

Vinyasa, 200hr RYT, 

Taozi YTT Grad

Yinai is from ice city Harbin the northeaast part of China. She has been practicing yoga since 2015, and in 2020 she finally discovered the deeper layeer of yoga and did her 200HR YTT at Taozi Tree Yoga. She leads vinyasa L1/2 practice in the studi. She is curious and keeps studying more about meridians of traditional Chinese medicine and myofascia in yoga practice. She believes yoga is beneficial for everyone and will forever be a student of yoga.

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