Workshops & Events

Sun., Sept. 22 • 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Self-Love: Explore the Potential to Love Yourself Deeply
Jennifer Gibson

Come explore the relationship you have with self-love. Through Gentle, Yin, and Restorative Yoga poses, you will learn to open the heart chakra to release what no longer serves you and be ready to receive that which does. Writing ... more >>

Sun., Sept. 22 • 12:00–1:30 p.m.

Chidambaram Puja
Rev. Sam Rudra Swartz, IYM

Every day at Satchidananda Ashram‒Yogaville, in Virginia, a special puja (a prayer service celebrating the light and inspiring our devotion) is offered to invoke the presence and blessings of our beloved guru, Sri Swami Satchidananda, in ... more >>

Sun., Sept. 22 • 4:00–6:00 p.m.

Therapeutic Yoga Graduate Gathering
Cheri Clampett, C-IAYT and Arturo Peal, MA

Come together with graduates of the Therapeutic Yoga Trainings for an evening of self care and shared ideas. Learn from other teachers and healers in the field and share your own personal and professional journey. Light refreshments will ... more >>

Mon., Sept. 23 • 10:00–11:30 a.m.

Buddha Body Yoga: Yoga for Large Bodies
Michael Hayes, L.M.T.

At Buddha Body Yoga, we take standard Yoga poses and adjust, modify, and adapt them so that people of size and people working with injuries are able to explore the benefits of Yoga. By using supportive Yoga props (bolsters, blocks, ... more >>

Tues., Sept. 24 • 6:30–8:00 p.m.

Prenatal Partner Yoga Workshop: Develop a Feeling of Connection
Lakshmi Lynne Pidel and Bhakti Cinzia Parma

Prenatal Partner Yoga is a fun Yoga practice in which postures are done in physical contact with another person. The practice helps to develop a strong feeling of connection that continues even after the class. This workshop provides an ... more >>

Tues., Sept. 24 • 7:00–8:15 p.m.
Open Enrollment

Explore the Bhagavad Gita: Yoga Philosophy and Psychology
Swami Asokananda

Integral Yoga New York's president Swami Asokananda shares insights based on his lifelong study of one of Yoga's most sacred texts. The Bhagavad Gita offers guidance for the soul struggling to know itself and its place in the world. Come ... more >>

Thurs., Sept. 26 • 3:30–4:45 p.m.
Open Enrollment

TRE® (Trauma or Tension Releasing Exercises): Open Series
Phil Lynch

CANCELEDTRE is a gentle, simple, and profound technique that facilitates a release of physical and emotional tension and stress. It begins with the lengthening and relaxation of the psoas muscle, a very thick, deep muscle that acts as a ... more >>

Thurs., Sept. 26 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Help for Hamstrings: Lengthen and Strengthen
Madhavan, RYT 500, C-IAYT

Pulling a hamstring hurts! In this workshop you will identify the action of your hamstrings and learn to use antagonist muscle pairs to facilitate stretch, engage the quadriceps to lengthen with strength, use restorative practices to ... more >>

Fri., Sept. 27 • 6:30–8:00 p.m.

September Teacher Meeting: HOW ARE WE DOING? A CONVERSATION.
Kali, Rashmi, Chandrika, Chandra, Brina

This month’s teacher meeting will focus on our thoughts on the experience of teaching Hatha Yoga at NY Integral Yoga Institute.In preparation for this meeting several questions have been emailed to all teachers. We ask that you ... more >>

Sat., Sept. 28 • 2:00–3:30 p.m.

Gayatri Mantra: A Blessing for Enlightenment
Swamini Sri Lalitambika Devi

The Gayatri mantra is one of the most beloved mantras in the world. We may open our morning practice with this verse, chant a full round of 108 on the mala, or imagine the sun rising within, but what do we really know of the mantra? In ... more >>

Sat., Sept. 28 • 4:15–5:15 p.m.

Weekly Sound Bath: Relax and Unwind
Rev. Laksmi Scalise, RYT 500, IYM

Bathe yourself in the blissful sounds of singing bowls and gongs every Saturday afternoon in the sacred space of Integral Yoga. All are welcome! No Yoga poses except savasana. $15 for everyone. Discounts do not apply.  more >>

Sat., Sept. 28 • 5:30–7:00 p.m.

Navaratri Satsang
Rev. Laksmi Scalise, RYT 500, IYM

During this new moon period the observance of the Nine Nights of Worshiping the Goddess begin honoring each goddess for three nights. Please join Reverend Laksmi for this special Satsang and goddess puja. more >>

Sun., Sept. 29 • 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Yoga Therapy for MS and Parkinson’s Disease: Increase Your Mobility, Stability, and Flexibility
Madhavan, RYT 500, C-IAYT

A specially designed Yoga Therapy practice benefits patients with MS or Parkinson’s disease by helping with mobility, balance, strength, flexibility, posture, concentration, speech, mood, and relaxation. In this class you will ... more >>

Mon., Sept. 30 • 10:00–11:30 a.m.

Buddha Body Yoga: Yoga for Large Bodies
Michael Hayes, L.M.T.

At Buddha Body Yoga, we take standard Yoga poses and adjust, modify, and adapt them so that people of size and people working with injuries are able to explore the benefits of Yoga. By using supportive Yoga props (bolsters, blocks, ... more >>

Mon., Sept. 30 • 7:00–8:00 p.m.

Gong and Reiki: An Immersive Experience
Rev. Laksmi Scalise, RYT 500, IYM

Treat yourself to a session of healing that combines silence and sound. Sitting in a circle, you’ll receive the healing vibrations of Reiki while being immersed in the sacred cosmic sound vibrations of Tibetan bowls and a gong. ... more >>

Tues., Oct. 1 • 6:30–9:30 p.m.

Shamanic Womb Healing Ceremony, Song, and Water Prayer
Nadiya Nottingham, RYT, and Jeanny Tsai

By transforming old wounds to strengthen our female warrior selves, we become community healers. When unexplored, past events can leave a scar or an emotional hurt that you may have difficulty addressing. Through a meditation and a ... more >>

Tues., Oct. 1 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

The Upanishads: Yoga Philosophy and Psychology
Swami Chidananda

The Upanishads are some of the most important teachings of India's ancient sages. In this four-week series we will read, study, and discuss several of the major Upanishads, including the Isha, Mandukya, and Kena. The teachings contained ... more >>

Thurs., Oct. 3 • 3:30–4:45 p.m.
Open Enrollment

TRE® (Trauma or Tension Releasing Exercises): Open Series
Phil Lynch

TRE is a gentle, simple, and profound technique that facilitates a release of physical and emotional tension and stress. It begins with the lengthening and relaxation of the psoas muscle, a very thick, deep muscle that acts as a guardian ... more >>

Thurs., Oct. 3 • 7:00–9:30 p.m.

Cornelia at Integral: Yom Kippur for Yogis
Robin Hirsch

Cornelia Street Cafe founder Robin Hirsch will read a chapter from his memoir, Last Dance at the Hotel Kempinski, which he wrote in the 1970s about his experiences at Integral Yoga. A discussion will follow. This event will be filmed for ... more >>

Thurs., Oct. 3–24 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Discover Integral Yoga: 4-Week Fundamentals Course
Senior Integral Yoga Instructors

The Integral Yoga class is a unique and complete Yoga experience that combines poses, relaxation, breath work, and meditation to revitalize body, mind, and spirit. Newcomers to Yoga and even experienced practitioners can benefit from ... more >>

Fri., Oct. 4 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Yoga, Music, and Tea: An Infusion of Good Vibrations
Lakshmi Pidel and Mattavi

Come journey through the senses in a class designed to relax and revive you completely. Lakshmi's Yoga sequencing unfolds alongside Mattavi's guitar, which blends different musical styles into a sound track that responds and complements ... more >>

Sat., Oct. 5 • 2:30–4:30 p.m.

Slow Flow and Restorative: Root Chakra/Earth
Inga (Ishwari) Benson

Chakras are the dynamic energy centers within your physical body; they affect your internal experience as well as your outlook on life. The first half of this class will be a Hatha and vinyasa practice. The second half of the class will ... more >>

Sat., Oct. 5 • 4:15–5:15 p.m.

Weekly Sound Bath: Relax and Unwind
Rev. Laksmi Scalise, RYT 500, IYM

Bathe yourself in the blissful sounds of singing bowls and gongs every Saturday afternoon in the sacred space of Integral Yoga. All are welcome! No Yoga poses except savasana. $15 for everyone. Discounts do not apply.  more >>

Sat., Oct. 5 • 5:30–6:45 p.m.

Jewish High Holidays Satsang
Rev. Sam Rudra Swartz, IYM

The Jewish High Holidays, also known as the Days of Awe, are a period of ten days from Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish spiritual New Year, until Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. Please join Reverend Rudra for this special Satsang, where ... more >>

Sun., Oct. 6 • 1:30–3:30 p.m.

Yoga Nidra with Healing Touch: A Refuge from Daily Life
Masami

Enter a space of sanctuary to rest body and mind. You will be guided into deep relaxation while your body is adjusted by a touch based on Thai Yoga bodywork principles. With this special form of relaxation and meditation, you will ... more >>

Mon., Oct. 7 • 10:00–11:30 a.m.

Buddha Body Yoga: Yoga for Large Bodies
Michael Hayes, L.M.T.

At Buddha Body Yoga, we take standard Yoga poses and adjust, modify, and adapt them so that people of size and people working with injuries are able to explore the benefits of Yoga. By using supportive Yoga props (bolsters, blocks, ... more >>

Tues., Oct. 8 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

The Upanishads: Yoga Philosophy and Psychology
Swami Chidananda

The Upanishads are some of the most important teachings of India's ancient sages. In this four-week series we will read, study, and discuss several of the major Upanishads, including the Isha, Mandukya, and Kena. The teachings contained ... more >>

Thurs., Oct. 10 • 3:30–4:45 p.m.
Open Enrollment

TRE® (Trauma or Tension Releasing Exercises): Open Series
Phil Lynch

TRE is a gentle, simple, and profound technique that facilitates a release of physical and emotional tension and stress. It begins with the lengthening and relaxation of the psoas muscle, a very thick, deep muscle that acts as a guardian ... more >>

Thurs., Oct. 10 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Send Prana to Your Chakras: Access Your Own Healing Energy
Rev. Laksmi Scalise, RYT 500, IYM

Tap into your heart and intuition, using your mind, hands, guided meditation, and tuning forks to send prana to your chakras. You will learn about the energies of each chakra and techniques to increase and strengthen these energies. The ... more >>

Accessible Yoga Conference
Jivana Heyman, E-RYT 500

Friday, October 11 - Sunday, October 13, 2019Events take place at Integral Yoga Institute and other nearby venues. Schedule is available upon registration. Join the world’s leading adaptive Yoga teachers for a weekend of ... more >>

Sat., Oct. 12 • 4:15–5:15 p.m.

Weekly Sound Bath: Relax and Unwind
Rev. Laksmi Scalise, RYT 500, IYM

Bathe yourself in the blissful sounds of singing bowls and gongs every Saturday afternoon in the sacred space of Integral Yoga. All are welcome! No Yoga poses except savasana. $15 for everyone. Discounts do not apply.  more >>

Sat., Oct. 12 • 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Satsang
Ann-Marie Amba Everitt. E-RYT 500

In Sanskrit, sat means truth and sangha means community. Satsang offers an opportunity to come together with IYI senior instructor, Ann-Marie Amba Everitt, to share spiritual teachings. The philosophy of Integral Yoga is explored through ... more >>

Sat., Oct. 12 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Book Launch: The New York Debut and First On-Sale Date of Accessible Yoga
Jivana Heyman, E-RYT 500

By the creator and founder of the phenomenal Accessible Yoga movement. Join the author Jivana Heyman and IYINY's Executive Director Chandra/Jo Sgammato for a dialogue on sharing Yoga with everyone, followed by a celebration and ... more >>

Mon.–Wed., Oct. 14–16 • 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Accessible Yoga Training
Jivana Heyman, E-RYT 500

Join the Accessible Yoga Movement!Accessible Yoga is an international advocacy organization focused on sharing Yoga with everyone. We offer Accessible Yoga conferences, a journal, and the Accessible Yoga Network. The Accessible Yoga ... more >>

Mon., Oct. 14 • 10:00–11:30 a.m.

Buddha Body Yoga: Yoga for Large Bodies
Michael Hayes, L.M.T.

At Buddha Body Yoga, we take standard Yoga poses and adjust, modify, and adapt them so that people of size and people working with injuries are able to explore the benefits of Yoga. By using supportive Yoga props (bolsters, blocks, ... more >>

Tues., Oct. 15 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

The Upanishads: Yoga Philosophy and Psychology
Swami Chidananda

The Upanishads are some of the most important teachings of India's ancient sages. In this four-week series we will read, study, and discuss several of the major Upanishads, including the Isha, Mandukya, and Kena. The teachings contained ... more >>

Thurs., Oct. 17 • 3:30–4:45 p.m.
Open Enrollment

TRE® (Trauma or Tension Releasing Exercises): Open Series
Phil Lynch

TRE is a gentle, simple, and profound technique that facilitates a release of physical and emotional tension and stress. It begins with the lengthening and relaxation of the psoas muscle, a very thick, deep muscle that acts as a guardian ... more >>

Thurs., Oct. 17 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Yin Yoga to Release What Haunts You: Embrace the Tough Lessons
Corina Benner

All of us have had experiences, good and bad, that we can’t seem to shake. Memories arise unbidden, leaving us in a bittersweet reverie, overwhelmed by sadness or simply aching for something we can’t quite name. This Yin Yoga ... more >>

Fri.–Sun., Oct. 18–20 • 10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Yin Yoga Continuing Teacher Training: Exploring Subtle Realms of Emotions, Beliefs, and Transformation
Corina Benner

Beyond its obvious and measurable physical benefits, Yin Yoga practice affects and influences deeper levels of being. Through tension and compression, the stretch and the squeeze in Yoga poses, we build energy and also dissipate ... more >>

Sat., Oct. 19 • 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Meditation I Workshop: How to Meditate
Swami Chidananda

Swami ChidanandaThis popular workshop, taught by certified Integral Yoga meditation instructor Swami Chidananda, provides a complete overview of the practice of meditation. You'll receive instruction in and then the experience of various ... more >>

Sat., Oct. 19 • 3:00–5:00 p.m.

Yoga Sutras on the Mat: Apply Ancient Wisdom to Your Physical Practice
Tim Groen, RYT 500

Make your Hatha practice a more inward-turning and satisfying activity. Enjoy a beautiful and detailed Hatha Yoga class, and learn how to combine your Yoga practice with the wisdom of the Yoga Sutras, one of the oldest Yoga scriptures. ... more >>

Sat., Oct. 19 • 4:15–5:15 p.m.

Weekly Sound Bath: Relax and Unwind
Rev. Laksmi Scalise, RYT 500, IYM

Bathe yourself in the blissful sounds of singing bowls and gongs every Saturday afternoon in the sacred space of Integral Yoga. All are welcome! No Yoga poses except savasana. $15 for everyone. Discounts do not apply.  more >>

Sat., Oct. 19 • 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Satsang
Shankar Fern

Cost: By donationIn Sanskrit, sat means truth and sangha means community. Satsang offers an opportunity to come together with IYI Minister, Shankar Fern, to share spiritual teachings. The philosophy of Integral Yoga is explored through a ... more >>

Sun., Oct. 20 • 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Introducing Lymphatic Self-Care: The Body’s Cleansing System
Snow Shimazu, M.A., L.M.T., ARCB, RYT

Lymphatic self-care aims to help promote the immune response, cleansing at the tissue level, stress reduction, mental clarity, productivity, flexibility, and well-being of body and mind. This introductory class is for everyone. It ... more >>

Sun., Oct. 20 • 2:30–4:00 p.m.

The Yoga of Cats: Enhancing Their Lives and Yours
Anita (Amrita) Frazier, B.S., RY500

The principles we learn in Yoga class can help us to understand the beings of another species, such as cats. The differences between cats and humans are many, and it is this very fact that makes our relationships wonderfully ... more >>

Mon., Oct. 21 • 10:00–11:30 a.m.

Buddha Body Yoga: Yoga for Large Bodies
Michael Hayes, L.M.T.

At Buddha Body Yoga, we take standard Yoga poses and adjust, modify, and adapt them so that people of size and people working with injuries are able to explore the benefits of Yoga. By using supportive Yoga props (bolsters, blocks, ... more >>

Mon., Oct. 21 • 6:30–9:30 p.m.

Introduction to Thai Yoga Massage: Learn to Give a 20-Minute Massage
Renée Rice

Learn about Lotus Palm Thai Yoga Massage and see whether you are interested in pursuing certification as a practitioner. The workshop includes a hands-on opportunity to learn how to give a 20-minute massage by practicing Thai Yoga ... more >>

Tues., Oct. 22 • 7:00–8:00 p.m.

Gong and Reiki: An Immersive Experience
Rev. Laksmi Scalise, RYT 500, IYM

Treat yourself to a session of healing that combines silence and sound. Sitting in a circle, you’ll receive the healing vibrations of Reiki while being immersed in the sacred cosmic sound vibrations of Tibetan bowls and a gong. ... more >>

Tues., Oct. 22 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

The Upanishads: Yoga Philosophy and Psychology
Swami Chidananda

The Upanishads are some of the most important teachings of India's ancient sages. In this four-week series we will read, study, and discuss several of the major Upanishads, including the Isha, Mandukya, and Kena. The teachings contained ... more >>

Wed., Oct. 23 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

Integral Yoga Board and Community Meeting: Bring Your Questions and Share Your Thoughts
Integral Yoga Board

Please join members of the New York Integral Yoga Institute Board of Directors as we share organizational updates, including news about our international centers, and opportunities for your greater engagement with our oasis of peace. Get ... more >>

Thurs., Oct. 24 • 3:30–4:45 p.m.
Open Enrollment

TRE® (Trauma or Tension Releasing Exercises): Open Series
Phil Lynch

TRE is a gentle, simple, and profound technique that facilitates a release of physical and emotional tension and stress. It begins with the lengthening and relaxation of the psoas muscle, a very thick, deep muscle that acts as a guardian ... more >>

Thurs., Oct. 24 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Focus on Feet: Your Support and Your Connection
Madhavan, RYT 500, C-IAYT

In this workshop you will learn how to stretch and strengthen your feet and ankles, adjust your alignment, and create a stable base for asana. Raise your awareness of the foundation of your body to keep feet and ankles supple and strong, ... more >>

Sat., Oct. 26 • 4:15–5:15 p.m.

Weekly Sound Bath: Relax and Unwind
Rev. Laksmi Scalise, RYT 500, IYM

Bathe yourself in the blissful sounds of singing bowls and gongs every Saturday afternoon in the sacred space of Integral Yoga. All are welcome! No Yoga poses except savasana. $15 for everyone. Discounts do not apply.  more >>

Sat., Oct. 26 • 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Satsang with Senior Instructors
Senior Integral Yoga Instructors

In Sanskrit, sat means truth and sangha means community. Satsang offers an opportunity to come together with IYI senior instructors to share spiritual teachings. The philosophy of Integral Yoga is explored through a videotaped talk by ... more >>

Sat., Oct. 26 • 10:00–11:55 p.m.

All-Night Gong Puja: Call In the Spirit Guides
Kozmic Shamans

It is said that nine 45-minute gong baths will lift your consciousness to the place where all is healed. This special, all-night event will feature a puja (worship service) and an all-night gong bath so that you may bathe yourself in ... more >>

Sun., Oct. 27 • 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Yoga Therapy for MS and Parkinson’s Disease: Increase Your Mobility, Stability, and Flexibility
Madhavan, RYT 500, C-IAYT

A specially designed Yoga Therapy practice benefits patients with MS or Parkinson’s disease by helping with mobility, balance, strength, flexibility, posture, concentration, speech, mood, and relaxation. In this class you will ... more >>

Sun., Oct. 27 • 2:30–4:30 p.m.

Vinyasa Class with Live Music: Attention Outward and Inward
Tim Groen and Nirmal Chandraratna

Join the Yoga teachers Tim Groen and Nirmal Chandraratna for a 120-minute musical Yoga class. Enjoy a vinyasa-style class led by Tim, a Jivamukti Yoga and advanced-level Integral Yoga teacher, while Nirmal, a new IY teacher and a ... more >>

Mon., Oct. 28 • 10:00–11:30 a.m.

Buddha Body Yoga: Yoga for Large Bodies
Michael Hayes, L.M.T.

At Buddha Body Yoga, we take standard Yoga poses and adjust, modify, and adapt them so that people of size and people working with injuries are able to explore the benefits of Yoga. By using supportive Yoga props (bolsters, blocks, ... more >>

Mon., Oct. 28 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Yoga for Insomnia: The Natural Path to a Good Night’s Sleep
Chandra/Jo Sgammato

Deep, nurturing sleep is essential to good health and mental well-being. Practice simple Hatha Yoga stretches and breathing techniques to make your body more comfortable and your mind quieter-two conditions necessary for better sleep. ... more >>

Wed., Oct. 30 • 7:00–9:30 p.m.

The Radiant Body: A Kundalini Yoga Experience
Jai Dev Singh

Human radiance is not an abstract phenomenon. It is the psycho-energetic effect that occurs when a person unlocks his or her essential life-force, purifies the channels of the mind, and arouses the extraordinary heart of compassion. An ... more >>

Thurs., Oct. 31 • 3:30–4:45 p.m.
Open Enrollment

TRE® (Trauma or Tension Releasing Exercises): Open Series
Phil Lynch

TRE is a gentle, simple, and profound technique that facilitates a release of physical and emotional tension and stress. It begins with the lengthening and relaxation of the psoas muscle, a very thick, deep muscle that acts as a guardian ... more >>

Sat., Nov. 2 • 2:30–5:30 p.m.

Yoga and the Art of Mudras: Embellish and Empower Your Practice
Nubia Teixeira

In this workshop, based on her new book of the same name, Nubia, a Brazilian-born Yogini and dancer, fuses her passion for Yoga and dance with her love for bhakti (devotion) by incorporating mudras (beautiful, symbolic hand gestures). ... more >>

Sat., Nov. 2 • 4:15–5:15 p.m.

Weekly Sound Bath: Relax and Unwind
Rev. Laksmi Scalise, RYT 500, IYM

Bathe yourself in the blissful sounds of singing bowls and gongs every Saturday afternoon in the sacred space of Integral Yoga. All are welcome! No Yoga poses except savasana. $15 for everyone. Discounts do not apply.  more >>

Sat., Nov. 2 • 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Satsang
Joe Brennan

In Sanskrit, sat means truth and sangha means community. Satsang offers an opportunity to come together with IYI senior instructor, Joe Brennan, to share spiritual teachings. The philosophy of Integral Yoga is explored through a ... more >>

Sun.–Mon., Nov. 3–4 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Lotus Palm Thai-Style Head Massage: 2-Day Workshop
Sukha Wong

A lot of people store tension in the neck area. Knowing how to massage the head, neck, and upper body is beneficial. Thai head massage is a popular treatment for the face, scalp, neck, shoulders, and upper back. A variety of massage ... more >>

Sun., Nov. 3 • 10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Knee Care and Yoga: Protecting the Body’s Most Vulnerable Joint
Madhavan, RYT 500, C-IAYT

Learn to protect your knees with proper alignment, and build strength to stabilize the joint. Find out how to use Yoga effectively in treating knee conditions, dealing with pain, and recovering from injury. Includes Yoga: All Levels more >>

Mon., Nov. 4 • 10:00–11:30 a.m.

Buddha Body Yoga: Yoga for Large Bodies
Michael Hayes, L.M.T.

At Buddha Body Yoga, we take standard Yoga poses and adjust, modify, and adapt them so that people of size and people working with injuries are able to explore the benefits of Yoga. By using supportive Yoga props (bolsters, blocks, ... more >>

Tues., Nov. 5 • 6:30–8:00 p.m.

Yoga, Toning, and Relaxation: Revitalize the Body at Every Age
Bhakti Cinzia Parma

This workshop is for everyone wishing to focus on strengthening the muscles and bones, to support and keep the entire body healthy. Students will be guided through a combination of Yoga poses and exercises (with some use of therapy ... more >>

Tues., Nov. 5 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

Exploring Difficult Concepts in Scripture: Scripture Study as Yoga Practice
Rev. Sam Rudra Swartz, IYM

The study of scriptures is an important part of niyama in the eight limbs of Yoga as described in the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. We are taught that through constant effort in our study of scriptures and in practice, a vision of the Divine ... more >>

Wed.–Sun., Nov. 6–10 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Lotus Palm Ayurvedic Thai Therapy 2: 5-Day Intensive
Sukha Wong

Beginning with a complete review of the theory and techniques learned in Ayurvedic Thai Therapy 1, you will learn how to perform an additional 60-minute Thai Yoga Massage according to a person’s body type; identify and massage 18 ... more >>

Wed.–Sun., Nov. 6–10 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Lotus Palm Thai Yoga Massage 4: 5-Day Intensive
Sukha Wong

Beginning with a complete review of the theory and techniques learned in Thai Yoga Massage 3, you will learn how to perform an additional 60-minute Thai Yoga Massage according to a person’s body type; identify and massage 18 marma ... more >>

Wed., Nov. 6 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

Surfing the Waves of Life: The Theory and Practice of Karma Yoga
Swami Asokananda

This workshop will include a slide show and discussion that explores the steps necessary to ensure that your daily life is supporting the evolution of your soul. The key is to perform your duties in such a way that you finish off old ... more >>

Thurs., Nov. 7 • 3:30–4:45 p.m.
Open Enrollment

TRE® (Trauma or Tension Releasing Exercises): Open Series
Phil Lynch

TRE is a gentle, simple, and profound technique that facilitates a release of physical and emotional tension and stress. It begins with the lengthening and relaxation of the psoas muscle, a very thick, deep muscle that acts as a guardian ... more >>

Thurs., Nov. 7–21 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Meditation Course: 3-Week Immersion
Rev. Sam Rudra Swartz, IYM

For anyone new to meditation, as well as those who wish to enhance or strengthen their practice, the certified meditation instructor, Rev. Sam Rudra Swartz, guides the practice of five meditation techniques in depth. The experience will ... more >>

Thurs., Nov. 7 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Yin Yoga and Tibetan Bowls: Resonate with Stillness
Jayadevi, RYT 500 and Rev. Laksmi Scalise, RYT 500

Yin Yoga benefits connective tissue because postures are held, creating stillness in the mind, body, and spirit. That stillness can allow vibrations, energy, and prana (life force) to resonate within. During this workshop the healing ... more >>

Fri., Nov. 8 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Experience the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali as Art: A Gallery of Paintings and Soulful Conversation
Melissa Townsend and Rev. Sam Rudra Swartz

 “The power of Sanskrit is to open ever deepening awareness in the heart of our being. That inner beauty is revealed to us by Melissa Townsend in her extraordinary paintings.” —Krishna Das When the artist, ... more >>

Sat., Nov. 9 • 10:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Yoga-Based Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of Anxiety: Learn How to Heal Your Anxiety on Your Own
Boris Pisman, LMHC

This unique and effective program is designed to treat all anxiety disorders, such as OCD, panic attacks, social anxiety, phobias, PTSD, and more, to help you return to a normal life. The workshop includes anxiety and its origins, ... more >>

Sat., Nov. 9 • 4:15–5:15 p.m.

Weekly Sound Bath: Relax and Unwind
Rev. Laksmi Scalise, RYT 500, IYM

Bathe yourself in the blissful sounds of singing bowls and gongs every Saturday afternoon in the sacred space of Integral Yoga. All are welcome! No Yoga poses except savasana. $15 for everyone. Discounts do not apply.  more >>

Sat., Nov. 9 • 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Satsang
Rev. Laksmi Scalise, RYT 500, IYM

In Sanskrit, sat means truth and sangha means community. Satsang offers an opportunity to come together with IYI senior instructor, Laksmi Scalise, to share spiritual teachings. The philosophy of Integral Yoga is explored through a ... more >>

Sun., Nov. 10 • 11:00 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Yin/Restorative Ayurveda for Autumn: Fall Grounding for Vata
Nicole Srimati

The dry coolness of the fall season can make you feel tired and unbalanced. Srimati will guide you through one hour of Yin Yoga, a soothing and invigorating practice, followed by one hour of Restorative, a calming and emotionally ... more >>

Mon., Nov. 11 • 10:00–11:30 a.m.

Buddha Body Yoga: Yoga for Large Bodies
Michael Hayes, L.M.T.

At Buddha Body Yoga, we take standard Yoga poses and adjust, modify, and adapt them so that people of size and people working with injuries are able to explore the benefits of Yoga. By using supportive Yoga props (bolsters, blocks, ... more >>

Tues., Nov. 12 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

Exploring Difficult Concepts in Scripture: Scripture Study as Yoga Practice
Rev. Sam Rudra Swartz, IYM

The study of scriptures is an important part of niyama in the eight limbs of Yoga as described in the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. We are taught that through constant effort in our study of scriptures and in practice, a vision of the Divine ... more >>

Wed.–Sun., Nov. 13–17 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Lotus Palm Thai Yoga Massage 2: 5-Day Intensive
Renée Rice

This course teaches you new postures and presents case studies in order to customize the massage for a more profound therapeutic effect. You will also learn how to perform an expanded three-hour Thai Yoga Massage; customize the 90-minute ... more >>

Thurs., Nov. 14 • 3:30–4:45 p.m.
Open Enrollment

TRE® (Trauma or Tension Releasing Exercises): Open Series
Phil Lynch

TRE is a gentle, simple, and profound technique that facilitates a release of physical and emotional tension and stress. It begins with the lengthening and relaxation of the psoas muscle, a very thick, deep muscle that acts as a guardian ... more >>

Fri., Nov. 15 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Cosmic Sound Bath: Healing on the Deepest Level
Rev. Laksmi Scalise, IYM, and Lois Harrison

All things alive vibrate. Allow yourself to be immersed in the healing sounds and vibrations of sacred gongs, Himalayan singing bowls, Native American flutes, percussion, and other world instruments. Experience the deepest level of ... more >>

Sat., Nov. 16 • 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Ayur+Yoga: One-Day Immersion
Cory Tixier, B.S., C. Ayu., E-RYT 500

Ayurveda is the sister science of Yoga, and this workshop provides a solid introduction for beginners and those with some knowledge of both. You will become acquainted with the governing constitutions, Vata, Pitta, and Kapha, and how ... more >>

Sat., Nov. 16 • 4:15–5:15 p.m.

Weekly Sound Bath: Relax and Unwind
Rev. Laksmi Scalise, RYT 500, IYM

Bathe yourself in the blissful sounds of singing bowls and gongs every Saturday afternoon in the sacred space of Integral Yoga. All are welcome! No Yoga poses except savasana. $15 for everyone. Discounts do not apply.  more >>

Sat., Nov. 16 • 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Satsang
Shankar Fern

Cost: By donationIn Sanskrit, sat means truth and sangha means community. Satsang offers an opportunity to come together with IYI Minister, Shankar Fern, to share spiritual teachings. The philosophy of Integral Yoga is explored through a ... more >>

Sun., Nov. 17 • 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

TRE® (Tension and Trauma Releasing Exercises®) Daylong Workshop: Shake Off Physical and Emotional Pain
Maria Alfaro, E-RYT

TRE is a simple, gentle, and profound technique that facilitates the lengthening and relaxation of the psoas muscle and the release of physical and emotional tension and stress. The TRE exercises tire the legs, triggering an involuntary ... more >>

Mon., Nov. 18 • 10:00–11:30 a.m.

Buddha Body Yoga: Yoga for Large Bodies
Michael Hayes, L.M.T.

At Buddha Body Yoga, we take standard Yoga poses and adjust, modify, and adapt them so that people of size and people working with injuries are able to explore the benefits of Yoga. By using supportive Yoga props (bolsters, blocks, ... more >>

Mon., Nov. 18 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Discover the Ancient Wisdom of Ayurveda: An Introductory Class
Cory Tixier, B.S., C. Ayu., E-RYT 500

While allopathic medicine focuses on the management of disease, Ayurveda provides the knowledge to prevent disease and to eliminate its root cause if it does occur. This profound medical system is a framework for uncovering your ... more >>

Tues., Nov. 19 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Yoga and Harmony: A Yoga and Music Experience
Lakshmi Pidel and Stelios Saharsha Kefalas

Lakshmi Pidel and Stelios Saharsha Kefalas This meditative Yoga class, taught by Lakshmi Pidel, is enhanced by ancient Sanskrit chants soulfully sung by Stelios Saharsha Kefalas accompanied by his harmonium. With the chants as a point of ... more >>

Tues., Nov. 19 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

Exploring Difficult Concepts in Scripture: Scripture Study as Yoga Practice
Rev. Sam Rudra Swartz, IYM

The study of scriptures is an important part of niyama in the eight limbs of Yoga as described in the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. We are taught that through constant effort in our study of scriptures and in practice, a vision of the Divine ... more >>

Thurs., Nov. 21 • 3:30–4:45 p.m.
Open Enrollment

TRE® (Trauma or Tension Releasing Exercises): Open Series
Phil Lynch

TRE is a gentle, simple, and profound technique that facilitates a release of physical and emotional tension and stress. It begins with the lengthening and relaxation of the psoas muscle, a very thick, deep muscle that acts as a guardian ... more >>

Thurs., Nov. 21 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

The Music Meditation Session: A Psychoactive Musical Improvisation
Dawoud

The Music Meditation Session is a guided meditation that replaces words, suggestions, and imagery with a completely improvised psychoactive musical form called the Sacred Forbidden Music. Each session is specific to a particular time and ... more >>

Fri., Nov. 22 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

Yoga on the Dark Side of the Moon: Practice to a Classic!
Rashmi, M.S. E-RYT 500

Do you love Yoga? Do you love Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon? This Hatha class offers the opportunity to enjoy both together: a choreographed Hatha practice to Pink Floyd’s album Dark Side of the Moon followed by an IYI ... more >>

Sat., Nov. 23 • 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

The Art and Science of Getting Along: Intro to NVC (NonViolent Communication)
Cat McCarthy, E-RYT 500, YACEP, RYS

Conflict happens, so learn to navigate it well. By excavating what's beneath any friction, you can focus on the deeper motivation and change the conversation to one of understanding. NonViolent Communication (NVC) helps you to understand ... more >>

Sat., Nov. 23 • 1:30–3:30 p.m.

JourneyDance™: Experience Your Own Pure, Powerful Energy
Inga Benson, E-RYT 500, LCAT, BC-DMT, M.S., C-IAYT

JourneyDance™ is a transformational dance form that combines freestyle and structured movement to inspire you to get out of your mind and into your body. The flow leads participants on a ritual journey of physical and emotional ... more >>

Sat., Nov. 23 • 4:15–5:15 p.m.

Weekly Sound Bath: Relax and Unwind
Rev. Laksmi Scalise, RYT 500, IYM

Bathe yourself in the blissful sounds of singing bowls and gongs every Saturday afternoon in the sacred space of Integral Yoga. All are welcome! No Yoga poses except savasana. $15 for everyone. Discounts do not apply.  more >>

Sat., Nov. 23 • 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Gratitude Satsang
Prem Sadasivananda

The Thanksgiving weekend is traditionally a time to gather with family, share a meal, and savor the abundance of all that we have and for which are grateful. Our satsangha is a spiritual family where we can further express our gratitude ... more >>

Sun., Nov. 24 • 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Yoga Therapy for MS and Parkinson’s Disease: Increase Your Mobility, Stability, and Flexibility
Madhavan, RYT 500, C-IAYT

A specially designed Yoga Therapy practice benefits patients with MS or Parkinson’s disease by helping with mobility, balance, strength, flexibility, posture, concentration, speech, mood, and relaxation. In this class you will ... more >>

Mon., Nov. 25 • 10:00–11:30 a.m.

Buddha Body Yoga: Yoga for Large Bodies
Michael Hayes, L.M.T.

At Buddha Body Yoga, we take standard Yoga poses and adjust, modify, and adapt them so that people of size and people working with injuries are able to explore the benefits of Yoga. By using supportive Yoga props (bolsters, blocks, ... more >>

Mon., Nov. 25 • 7:00–8:00 p.m.

Gong and Reiki: An Immersive Experience
Rev. Laksmi Scalise, RYT 500, IYM

Treat yourself to a session of healing that combines silence and sound. Sitting in a circle, you’ll receive the healing vibrations of Reiki while being immersed in the sacred cosmic sound vibrations of Tibetan bowls and a gong. ... more >>

Tues., Nov. 26 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

Exploring Difficult Concepts in Scripture: Scripture Study as Yoga Practice
Rev. Sam Rudra Swartz, IYM

The study of scriptures is an important part of niyama in the eight limbs of Yoga as described in the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. We are taught that through constant effort in our study of scriptures and in practice, a vision of the Divine ... more >>

Sat., Nov. 30 • 4:15–5:15 p.m.

Weekly Sound Bath: Relax and Unwind
Rev. Laksmi Scalise, RYT 500, IYM

Bathe yourself in the blissful sounds of singing bowls and gongs every Saturday afternoon in the sacred space of Integral Yoga. All are welcome! No Yoga poses except savasana. $15 for everyone. Discounts do not apply.  more >>

Sat., Nov. 30 • 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Satsang
Swami Chidananda

In Sanskrit, sat means truth and sangha means community. Satsang offers an opportunity to come together with IYI senior instructor, Swami Chidananda, to share spiritual teachings. The philosophy of Integral Yoga is explored through a ... more >>

Thurs.–Sun., Dec. 5–8 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Ohashi Method: Ohashi’s Bodywork Course 4-Day Intensive
OHASHI

Discover what thousands of students have experienced around the world. The master teacher Ohashi returns to IYI to teach his famous OHASHI Method® bodywork technique in a four-day immersion. For Ohashi, a pioneer in body mechanics, ... more >>

Thurs., Dec. 5 • 3:30–4:45 p.m.
Open Enrollment

TRE® (Trauma or Tension Releasing Exercises): Open Series
Phil Lynch

TRE is a gentle, simple, and profound technique that facilitates a release of physical and emotional tension and stress. It begins with the lengthening and relaxation of the psoas muscle, a very thick, deep muscle that acts as a guardian ... more >>

Sat., Dec. 7 • 4:15–5:15 p.m.

Weekly Sound Bath: Relax and Unwind
Rev. Laksmi Scalise, RYT 500, IYM

Bathe yourself in the blissful sounds of singing bowls and gongs every Saturday afternoon in the sacred space of Integral Yoga. All are welcome! No Yoga poses except savasana. $15 for everyone. Discounts do not apply.  more >>

Thurs., Dec. 12 • 3:30–4:45 p.m.
Open Enrollment

TRE® (Trauma or Tension Releasing Exercises): Open Series
Phil Lynch

TRE is a gentle, simple, and profound technique that facilitates a release of physical and emotional tension and stress. It begins with the lengthening and relaxation of the psoas muscle, a very thick, deep muscle that acts as a guardian ... more >>

Gong Yoga of Holistic Resonance Training
A Journey in Learning and Instructing for All Levels

Grand Gong Master Don Conreaux and Associates

Part One: Thursday–Monday, December 12–16 Part Two: Thursday–Monday, January 16–20 Part Three: Thursday–Monday, February 13–17 Thursdays • 6–9 p.m.; Fridays–Mondays • 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m. There is something about a gong as an ... more >>

Fri., Dec. 13 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Yin Yoga to Connect with Your Inner Light: Prepare for the Solstice
Corina Benner

Yoga Sutra 1.36 advises students to overcome obstacles to practice and realize the goal of Yoga by contemplating the effulgent, sorrowless light that is within. As the days grow darker with the approach of the winter solstice, this Yin ... more >>

Sat., Dec. 14 • 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Yoga for Loss and Letting Go: A Heart-Healing Practice
Corina Benner

Cost: $45Losses, big and small, happen every day of our lives: loss of youth, former capabilities, jobs, houses, spouses (through divorce or death), innocence, trust (possibly because of trauma), and much more. To be alive and to ... more >>

Sat., Dec. 14 • 4:15–5:15 p.m.

Weekly Sound Bath: Relax and Unwind
Rev. Laksmi Scalise, RYT 500, IYM

Bathe yourself in the blissful sounds of singing bowls and gongs every Saturday afternoon in the sacred space of Integral Yoga. All are welcome! No Yoga poses except savasana. $15 for everyone. Discounts do not apply.  more >>

Thurs., Dec. 19 • 3:30–4:45 p.m.
Open Enrollment

TRE® (Trauma or Tension Releasing Exercises): Open Series
Phil Lynch

TRE is a gentle, simple, and profound technique that facilitates a release of physical and emotional tension and stress. It begins with the lengthening and relaxation of the psoas muscle, a very thick, deep muscle that acts as a guardian ... more >>

Sat., Dec. 21 • 4:15–5:15 p.m.

Weekly Sound Bath: Relax and Unwind
Rev. Laksmi Scalise, RYT 500, IYM

Bathe yourself in the blissful sounds of singing bowls and gongs every Saturday afternoon in the sacred space of Integral Yoga. All are welcome! No Yoga poses except savasana. $15 for everyone. Discounts do not apply.  more >>

Sat., Dec. 28 • 4:15–5:15 p.m.

Weekly Sound Bath: Relax and Unwind
Rev. Laksmi Scalise, RYT 500, IYM

Bathe yourself in the blissful sounds of singing bowls and gongs every Saturday afternoon in the sacred space of Integral Yoga. All are welcome! No Yoga poses except savasana. $15 for everyone. Discounts do not apply.  more >>

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