Workshops & Events

Sat., Nov. 24 • 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. 24 • 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Gratitude Satsang
Sumati Karen Bates

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. 25 • 1:15–3:15 p.m.

Teacher Meeting: Practicing and Teaching Outside of the Box
Swami Asokananda

25–30 Level II poses (depending on how much time we have) that you’ve probably never thought of.Surprise and capture the attention of your students with some new asana that will challenge them while remaining within the Level ... more >>

Mon., Nov. 26 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.

Hatha Yoga Clinic: Come Get Help with Your Poses!
Rashmi Galliano, E-RYT 500

Here is an opportunity to consult with and learn from one of Integral Yoga's best-loved teachers, who is also a trainer of teachers. Rashmi will give one-on-one assistance and advice to help you enhance your own comfort and ease in ... more >>

Wed., Nov. 28 • 9:30–11:00 a.m.

Therapeutic Yoga: Access Your Deep Healing Wisdom
Jyothi Larson and Deb Madhavi Matza

Therapeutic Yoga is a practice for those recovering from, or living with, injury or illness. It combines Restorative Yoga (supported postures), Gentle Yoga, pranayama (breath work), hands-on healing, and guided meditation. Therapeutic ... more >>

Thurs., Nov. 29 • 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. 29 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Yoga of Breath: Pranayama for Beginners
Rev. Lila Lucy Nelson

Many people believe that breathing practices are even more beneficial to the body, mind, and spirit than asana are. In this workshop you'll learn the fundamentals of Yogic breathing techniques. The basic pranayama techniques done in the ... more >>

Sat., Dec. 1 • 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Yoga for Anxiety: Discover Wonderful Tools
Jennifer Gibson

Anxiety can leave you feeling out of control, ungrounded, and overwhelmed with everyday life. Come discover how to apply the wonderful tools of Yoga to relieve anxiety and have a more peaceful existence. This workshop will include ... more >>

Sat., Dec. 1 • 1:30–3:30 p.m.

Healing Your Thyroid Through Nutrition and Yoga: Advice That Works
Manu Dawson, C.Y.N.Th.

The thyroid gland is tiny but powerful, affecting many functions of the body. This integrative workshop will address functional nutritional strategies for hypothyroid and hyperthyroid. We will discuss some of the potential causes of ... more >>

Sat., Dec. 1 • 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. 1 • 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., Dec. 2 • 10:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Day of Silence: Refresh and Relax
Jyoti Cakir and Swami Asokananda

This is a wonderful way to embark on the next step on your spiritual path and reflect on the year that has just ended. Become reacquainted with your true self on this special day that includes Hatha Yoga, deep relaxation, meditation, a ... more >>

Mon., Dec. 3 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.

Hatha Yoga Clinic: Come Get Help with Your Poses!
Rashmi Galliano, E-RYT 500

Here is an opportunity to consult with and learn from one of Integral Yoga's best-loved teachers, who is also a trainer of teachers. Rashmi will give one-on-one assistance and advice to help you enhance your own comfort and ease in ... more >>

Mon., Dec. 3 • 6:30–9:30 p.m.

Introduction to Ayurveda: The Traditional Medicine of India
Cory Tixier, B.S., C. Ayu., E-RYT 500

Ayurveda is the sister science to Yoga. Rich in history and of proven efficacy, it is the art of being synchronized with nature’s rhythms. This introductory workshop will familiarize you with Indian philosophy, the five elements, ... more >>

Tues., Dec. 4 • 6:30–7:30 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 >>

Wed., Dec. 5 • 9:30–11:00 a.m.

Therapeutic Yoga: Access Your Deep Healing Wisdom
Jyothi Larson and Deb Madhavi Matza

Therapeutic Yoga is a practice for those recovering from, or living with, injury or illness. It combines Restorative Yoga (supported postures), Gentle Yoga, pranayama (breath work), hands-on healing, and guided meditation. Therapeutic ... more >>

Wed., Dec. 5 • 6:00–7:00 p.m.

Open House for Ayurvedic Health Counselor Training
Cory Tixier, B.S., C. Ayu., E-RYT 500

More information to come! more >>

Thurs.–Sun., Dec. 6–9 • 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. 6 • 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., Dec. 6 • 6:00–7:00 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE for Adaptive Gentle and Chair Teacher Training
Teacher Trainers

In the last few years there has been a sweeping movement of Adaptive practices to help bring the teachings of Yoga to all populations. The beautiful message to students is to “come as you are,” and, as teachers, we want to be ... more >>

Sat., Dec. 8 • 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

AyurYoga Mini-Retreat: Gain the Knowledge for Self-Healing
Cory Tixier, B.S., C. Ayu., E-RYT 500

Ayurveda and Yoga are two closely related sciences rooted in the Vedic tradition of India. Yoga instructors, practitioners, and therapists will learn the science and therapeutic application of Ayurveda through Yoga asana, meditation, and ... more >>

Sat., Dec. 8 • 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. 8 • 5:30–7:00 p.m.

Chanukah Satsang: Discover the Meaning of the Festival of Lights
Rev. Sam Rudra Swartz, IYM

The Jewish Festival of Lights teaches us that even in the darkest of times a flicker of light can emerge and grow anew. Sometimes it takes a holy struggle; sometimes we are called to be patient and rest in understanding. Come join a ... more >>

Mon., Dec. 10 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.

Hatha Yoga Clinic: Come Get Help with Your Poses!
Rashmi Galliano, E-RYT 500

Here is an opportunity to consult with and learn from one of Integral Yoga's best-loved teachers, who is also a trainer of teachers. Rashmi will give one-on-one assistance and advice to help you enhance your own comfort and ease in ... more >>

Tues., Dec. 11 • 6:00–7:00 p.m.

Teacher Training Open House: Levels I & II
Teacher Trainers

Choosing the right Teacher Training is important, which is why we encourage you to come to one of our Teacher Training Open House evenings. Integral Yoga Institute is one of the most respected schools of Yoga teacher training in the ... more >>

Wed., Dec. 12 • 6:30–8:00 p.m.

Qigong for Yogis: Powerful Support for Life
Nadiya Nottingham, RYT

Qigong offers deep insights into the daily “medicine” of Nature and the universe. Nadiya has developed a special fusion of Yoga and Qigong to build the body with the extraordinary benefits of pranayama and meditation. Recent ... more >>

Thurs., Dec. 13 • 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 TT
Grand Gong Master Don Conreaux and Associates

December 13–17, 2017 and January 10–14, 2019 Thursday, December 13 • 6–9 p.m.; Friday–Monday, December 14–17 • 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Thursday, January 10 • 6–9 p.m.; ... more >>

Fri., Dec. 14 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

Yoga on the Dark Side of the Moon: Practice to a Classic!
Rashmi Galliano, 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., Dec. 15 • 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. 15 • 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 >>

Sun., Dec. 16 • 2:00–4:00 p.m.

Healing Harp Nidra: A Journey to Peace
Shelly Reef

Bathe in the healing sound waves of therapeutic harps as you are guided to gentle bliss. Harps create an environment of high-frequency harmonious sound, bringing restoration at the level of the subtle energies and positive transformation ... more >>

Mon., Dec. 17 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.

Hatha Yoga Clinic: Come Get Help with Your Poses!
Rashmi Galliano, E-RYT 500

Here is an opportunity to consult with and learn from one of Integral Yoga's best-loved teachers, who is also a trainer of teachers. Rashmi will give one-on-one assistance and advice to help you enhance your own comfort and ease in ... more >>

Thurs., Dec. 20 • 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., Dec. 21 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Winter Solstice Gong Bath: Vibrations and Light
Grand Gong Master Don Conreaux and Associates

Continuing a beloved holiday season tradition, Don Conreaux returns here to IYI for our annual winter solstice gong bath. As the peaceful, devotional tones of the gongs ring through the Lotus Room, your mind, body, and spirit will ... more >>

Sat., Dec. 22 • 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 >>

Mon., Dec. 24 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.

Hatha Yoga Clinic: Come Get Help with Your Poses!
Rashmi Galliano, E-RYT 500

Here is an opportunity to consult with and learn from one of Integral Yoga's best-loved teachers, who is also a trainer of teachers. Rashmi will give one-on-one assistance and advice to help you enhance your own comfort and ease in ... more >>

Mon., Dec. 24 • 5:00–6:30 p.m.

Christmas Eve Service: A Puja and Satsang
Swami Chidananda

IYI's annual Christmas Eve celebration is a wonderful Greenwich Village tradition. A worship service and the singing of lots of Christmas carols celebrate the spirit of Christ by honoring the birth of Jesus and his message—the ... more >>

Sat., Dec. 29 • 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. 29 • 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Satsang
Swami Asokananda

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

Mon., Dec. 31 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.

Hatha Yoga Clinic: Come Get Help with Your Poses!
Rashmi Galliano, E-RYT 500

Here is an opportunity to consult with and learn from one of Integral Yoga's best-loved teachers, who is also a trainer of teachers. Rashmi will give one-on-one assistance and advice to help you enhance your own comfort and ease in ... more >>

Mon., Dec. 31 • 7:30–11:55 p.m.

New Year's Eve at Integral Yoga: Celebrate with Sangha
Swami Asokananda

For decades, New Year’s Eve at Integral Yoga has been a celebration of life and hope with great food, wonderful chanting and music, and the beautiful sense of togetherness that is the hallmark of IYI. We invite our greater ... more >>

Thurs., Jan. 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 >>

Sat.–Sun., Jan. 5–6 • 10:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Reiki Level I Training: 2-Day Course: Experience the Healing Effects of Reiki Energy
Hamsa Spagnola, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, T.R.M.

Reiki is a spiritual discipline as well as a hands-on, non-manipulative method of natural energy work. It is an effective stress reducer, giving the client and the practitioner a sense of calm, inner strength, and support while cleansing ... more >>

Mon., Jan. 7 • 6:00–7:00 p.m.

Teacher Training Open House: Levels I & II
Teacher Trainers

Choosing the right Teacher Training is important, which is why we encourage you to come to one of our Teacher Training Open House evenings. Integral Yoga Institute is one of the most respected schools of Yoga teacher training in the ... more >>

Sun., Jan. 20 • 3:00–4:00 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE for Adaptive Gentle and Chair Teacher Training
Teacher Trainers

In the last few years there has been a sweeping movement of Adaptive practices to help bring the teachings of Yoga to all populations. The beautiful message to students is to “come as you are,” and, as teachers, we want to be ... more >>

Thurs.–Sun., Jan. 24–27 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Lotus Palm Thai Yoga Massage 1: 5-Day Intensive
Renée Rice

The 5-Day Intensive is the first step toward the certification program in this healing art. You will learn a complete, full-body, one-and-a-half-hour massage; the training and knowledge to give a Thai Yoga Massage; the fundamentals of ... more >>

Thurs.–Sun., Jan. 31–Feb. 3 • 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Yin Yoga Foundational Teacher Training
Corina Benner

Cost: $549, $495 if preregistered and paid by Jan. 10This training will focus on the great therapeutic benefits of Yin Yoga on the physical, energetic, and mental/emotional bodies (the annamaya, pranamaya, and manomaya koshas). We will ... more >>

Thurs., Feb. 28 • 6:00–7:00 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE for Adaptive Gentle and Chair Teacher Training
Teacher Trainers

In the last few years there has been a sweeping movement of Adaptive practices to help bring the teachings of Yoga to all populations. The beautiful message to students is to “come as you are,” and, as teachers, we want to be ... more >>

Wed.–Sun., Mar. 20–24 • 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 >>

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