Workshops & Events

Thurs., Jan. 21 • 7:15–8:45 p.m.

Using Bibliomancy with the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: Scripture Study Open Series
Rev. Sam Rudra Swartz, IYM

Jan. 7, 14, 21, 28The ancient divination technique called Bibliomancy allows the practitioner to surrender to divine guidance. By allowing volumes of scripture or books of spiritual wisdom to simply "fall" open and see where one's eyes ... more >>

Sat., Jan. 23 • 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

TRE (Tension and Trauma Releasing Exercises): Online Intro Workshop
Maria Alfaro, E-RYT

This is an online workshop. You'll need to download Zoom to attend. Please see your purchase confirmation for the Zoom link. This workshop is from 11am–1pm Eastern Time (8–10am Pacific Time).TRE is a simple, gentle, and ... more >>

Sat., Jan. 23 • 4:00–5:00 p.m.

Weekly Online 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 broadcast live on YouTube from the sacred space of Integral Yoga’s Lotus Room. All are welcome! No Yoga poses except savasana. $15 for ... more >>

Sat., Jan. 23 • 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Satsang
Swami Asokananda

This is an online Satsang. You'll need to download Zoom to attend.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 ... more >>

Sun., Jan. 24–Feb. 7 • 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Discover Integral Yoga: 3-Week Fundamentals Course
Margaret Padma, M.S., OTR, RYT 500

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 >>

Tues., Jan. 26 • 7:15–8:30 p.m.

Introduction to Meditation: 3-Session Open Series, Drop-ins WelcOMe
Rev. Sam Rudra Swartz, IYM

Tues., Jan. 12, 19, 26For 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 ... more >>

Wed., Jan. 27 • 6:15–7:30 p.m.

Yoga for Anxiety Relief: 4-Week Open Series
Jennifer Gibson

Discover how to apply the tools of yoga to relieve anxiety and create a more peaceful existence. Dive deeper and explore relieving stress through gentle and restorative yoga, reflective writing, affirmations, guided meditation, ... more >>

Wed., Jan. 27 • 8:00–9:00 p.m.

Community Meeting
Our Board

Please join members of the New York Integral Yoga Institute Board of Directors as we share organizational updates and how the Institute is doing. Hear from the Interim Executive Director the plans to sustain and grow and what we can look ... more >>

Thurs., Jan. 28 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

Yoga Mind: Seven Tools for Managing Stress and Becoming a Spiritual Surfer
Suzan Saraswati Colón, RYT 200

Sri Swami Satchidananda said, “You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” This past year has taught us that we definitely can’t stop the waves. Now it’s time to put together your surfboard. Join ... more >>

Thurs., Jan. 28 • 7:15–8:45 p.m.

Using Bibliomancy with the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: Scripture Study Open Series
Rev. Sam Rudra Swartz, IYM

Jan. 7, 14, 21, 28The ancient divination technique called Bibliomancy allows the practitioner to surrender to divine guidance. By allowing volumes of scripture or books of spiritual wisdom to simply "fall" open and see where one's eyes ... more >>

Fri., Jan. 29 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

Full Moon Restorative Yoga and Sound Meditation: Resonate with Relaxation
Liza Meneades and Rev. Laksmi Scalise

Ease your body and balance your nervous system by tuning in to your senses and connecting with the energy of the full moon. Bring the body and mind into deep awareness and relaxation, creating space for deep rest and tension release ... more >>

Sat., Jan. 30 • 2:00–3:30 p.m.

Whole Body Healthy: Restorative and Yin Yoga for Immune Support
Jayadevi, E-RYT 500

Support your immune system through a nurturing practice that reduces stress and strengthens the body's innate capacity for healing. We'll move through a gentle yet rejuvenating sequence of restorative and yin yoga postures to improve ... more >>

Sat., Jan. 30 • 4:00–5:00 p.m.

Weekly Online 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 broadcast live on YouTube from the sacred space of Integral Yoga’s Lotus Room. All are welcome! No Yoga poses except savasana. $15 for ... more >>

Sat., Jan. 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 >>

Sat., Jan. 30 • 6:45–7:45 p.m.

Saturday Night Social
Community Committee

Join us on Zoom for a community social. All are welcome!Let's recreate the days of striking up a conversation post-class, running into an old friend, or meeting someone new.The newly formed Community Committee invites you to our ... more >>

Tues., Feb. 2 • 7:00–8:15 p.m.

Explore the Bhagavad Gita: Yoga Philosophy and Psychology
Swami Asokananda

Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23Integral 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 ... more >>

Wed., Feb. 3 • 6:15–7:30 p.m.

Yoga for Anxiety Relief: 4-Week Open Series
Jennifer Gibson

Discover how to apply the tools of yoga to relieve anxiety and create a more peaceful existence. Dive deeper and explore relieving stress through gentle and restorative yoga, reflective writing, affirmations, guided meditation, ... more >>

Sat., Feb. 6 • 4:00–5:00 p.m.

Weekly Online 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 broadcast live on YouTube from the sacred space of Integral Yoga’s Lotus Room. All are welcome! No Yoga poses except savasana. $15 for ... more >>

Sat., Feb. 6 • 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Satsang
Rev. Sam Rudra Swartz, IYM

In Sanskrit, sat means truth and sangha means community. Satsang offers an opportunity to come together with IYI senior instructor, Rev. Sam Rudra Swartz, IYM , to share spiritual teachings. The philosophy of Integral Yoga is explored ... more >>

Sun., Feb. 7 • 4:00–6:00 p.m.

Yin Yoga to Soften into Your Life: Resist Resistance and Dissolve Defenses
Corina Benner

Many people find that life isn’t turning out the way they imagined it would—not all the time, anyway. When life is painful, or when difficult emotions appear, it’s quite natural to resist what is occurring. And yet this ... more >>

Tues., Feb. 9 • 7:00–8:15 p.m.

Explore the Bhagavad Gita: Yoga Philosophy and Psychology
Swami Asokananda

Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23Integral 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 ... more >>

Wed., Feb. 10 • 6:15–7:30 p.m.

Yoga for Anxiety Relief: 4-Week Open Series
Jennifer Gibson

Discover how to apply the tools of yoga to relieve anxiety and create a more peaceful existence. Dive deeper and explore relieving stress through gentle and restorative yoga, reflective writing, affirmations, guided meditation, ... more >>

Thurs., Feb. 11–25 • 6:00–9:00 p.m.

Prāṇāyāma Unlocked: Understanding and Practice 3-Week Course
Gary Kraftsow

Prāṇāyāma is considered one of the most powerful practices of yoga. Studies from Harvard, the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), and many others have shown amazing benefits for conditions ranging from ... more >>

Sat., Feb. 13 • 2:00–3:30 p.m.

Tending the Heart Center: Yin Yoga and Meditation as Hrdaya Sadhana
Jayadevi, E-RYT 500

In Sanskrit, the word 'hrdaya' refers to both the physical heart and the seat of consciousness, it is our center of being. 'Sadhana' is daily spiritual practice, our efforts to align with the divine essence that resides within us. ... more >>

Sat., Feb. 13 • 4:00–5:00 p.m.

Weekly Online 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 broadcast live on YouTube from the sacred space of Integral Yoga’s Lotus Room. All are welcome! No Yoga poses except savasana. $15 for ... more >>

Sat., Feb. 13 • 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Love Satsang
Sumati Karen Bates

In Sanskrit, sat means truth and sangha means community. Satsang offers an opportunity to come together with IYI senior instructor, Sumati Karen Bates and discuss the unconditional nature of Love and how one can healthily express Love ... more >>

Tues., Feb. 16 • 7:00–8:15 p.m.

Explore the Bhagavad Gita: Yoga Philosophy and Psychology
Swami Asokananda

Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23Integral 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 ... more >>

Sat., Feb. 20 • 4:00–5:00 p.m.

Weekly Online 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 broadcast live on YouTube from the sacred space of Integral Yoga’s Lotus Room. All are welcome! No Yoga poses except savasana. $15 for ... more >>

Sat., Feb. 20 • 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 >>

Tues., Feb. 23 • 7:00–8:15 p.m.

Explore the Bhagavad Gita: Yoga Philosophy and Psychology
Swami Asokananda

Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23Integral 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 ... more >>

Fri., Feb. 26 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

Full Moon 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 >>

Sat., Feb. 27 • 4:00–5:00 p.m.

Weekly Online 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 broadcast live on YouTube from the sacred space of Integral Yoga’s Lotus Room. All are welcome! No Yoga poses except savasana. $15 for ... more >>

Sat., Feb. 27 • 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Satsang
Rev. Shankar Fern

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

Tues., Mar. 2 • 7:15–8:30 p.m.

Deepening Your Meditation: 5-Session Open Series, Drop-ins WelcOMe
Rev. Sam Rudra Swartz, IYM

Mar. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30For anyone wishing to enhance or strengthen their practice, the certified meditation instructor, Rev. Sam Rudra Swartz, will share tips and tools for deepening your practice. Sessions will be a mix of practice and ... more >>

Thurs., Mar. 4 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

Stories from the Upanishads: Yoga Philosophy and Psychology
Swami Chidananda

Mar. 4, 11, 18, 25The 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 ... more >>

Fri.–Sun., Mar. 5–7 • 9:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Yin Yoga Foundational Teacher Training: Practicing Surrender and Receptivity
Corina Benner

This training is a fact-filled fascinating journey into understanding how and why to practice in this fashion, and Corina's passion and enthusiasm for the subject keeps everyone alert and engaged… even on Zoom! As we all work to ... more >>

Sun., Mar. 7 • 4:00–6:00 p.m.

TRE (Tension and Trauma Releasing Exercises): Online Intro Workshop
Maria Alfaro, E-RYT

This is an online workshop. You'll need to download Zoom to attend. Please see your purchase confirmation for the Zoom link. This workshop is from 4–6pm Eastern Time (1–3pm Pacific Time).TRE is a simple, gentle, and profound ... more >>

Tues., Mar. 9 • 7:15–8:30 p.m.

Deepening Your Meditation: 5-Session Open Series, Drop-ins WelcOMe
Rev. Sam Rudra Swartz, IYM

Mar. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30For anyone wishing to enhance or strengthen their practice, the certified meditation instructor, Rev. Sam Rudra Swartz, will share tips and tools for deepening your practice. Sessions will be a mix of practice and ... more >>

Thurs., Mar. 11 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

Stories from the Upanishads: Yoga Philosophy and Psychology
Swami Chidananda

Mar. 4, 11, 18, 25The 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 ... more >>

Tues., Mar. 16 • 7:15–8:30 p.m.

Deepening Your Meditation: 5-Session Open Series, Drop-ins WelcOMe
Rev. Sam Rudra Swartz, IYM

Mar. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30For anyone wishing to enhance or strengthen their practice, the certified meditation instructor, Rev. Sam Rudra Swartz, will share tips and tools for deepening your practice. Sessions will be a mix of practice and ... more >>

Thurs., Mar. 18 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

Stories from the Upanishads: Yoga Philosophy and Psychology
Swami Chidananda

Mar. 4, 11, 18, 25The 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 ... more >>

Tues., Mar. 23 • 7:15–8:30 p.m.

Deepening Your Meditation: 5-Session Open Series, Drop-ins WelcOMe
Rev. Sam Rudra Swartz, IYM

Mar. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30For anyone wishing to enhance or strengthen their practice, the certified meditation instructor, Rev. Sam Rudra Swartz, will share tips and tools for deepening your practice. Sessions will be a mix of practice and ... more >>

Thurs., Mar. 25 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

Stories from the Upanishads: Yoga Philosophy and Psychology
Swami Chidananda

Mar. 4, 11, 18, 25The 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 ... more >>

Sun., Mar. 28 • 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

More Inspiration for the Spiritual Journey
Swami Ramananda and Swami Asokananda

ESTJoin Swamis Ramananda and Asokananda for more inspiration and encouragement on the spiritual journey. In this second online workshop, they will share the teachings and practices that have most impacted their lives and guided them ... more >>

Tues., Mar. 30 • 7:15–8:30 p.m.

Deepening Your Meditation: 5-Session Open Series, Drop-ins WelcOMe
Rev. Sam Rudra Swartz, IYM

Mar. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30For anyone wishing to enhance or strengthen their practice, the certified meditation instructor, Rev. Sam Rudra Swartz, will share tips and tools for deepening your practice. Sessions will be a mix of practice and ... more >>

Sat., Apr. 24 • 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

TRE (Tension and Trauma Releasing Exercises): Online Intro Workshop
Maria Alfaro, E-RYT

This is an online workshop. You'll need to download Zoom to attend. Please see your purchase confirmation for the Zoom link. This workshop is from 11am–1pm Eastern Time (8–10am Pacific Time).TRE is a simple, gentle, and ... more >>

Sun., May 2–16 • 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Dysfunctional Breathing: How to Spot It, How to Fix It 3-Week Course
Dr. Timothy McCall

Breath is the nexus that connects body, mind and prana in our yoga practice. Yet many yoga practitioners, including many yoga teachers, don’t breathe as well as they might. In this 3-part training, we’re review the physiology ... more >>

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