Workshops & Events

Fri., Feb. 23 • 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., Feb. 24 • 10:30 a.m.–1:30 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 >>

Sat., Feb. 24 • 10:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Master Keys to Greater Happiness: Tools and Practices for Every Day
Mitra Somerville, RYT 500

The thoughts in our active minds, and the emotions they generate, can inhibit concentration and create stress. Learn to understand and manage your mind by experiencing calming practices that allow you to let go. Mitra will share ... more >>

Sat., Feb. 24 • 2:30–4:00 p.m.

Treasure Within You: Lecture and Book Signing
Mitra Somerville, RYT 500

You have a treasure within you that is always there. It is your inner peace, love, and joy. It is your intuition and creativity. Mitra will share with you, from his new book, time-tested methods that will help you to connect more deeply ... more >>

Sat., Feb. 24 • 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. 25 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Spa Day for Women: Relax, Rejuvenate, and Support IYI
Chandra/Jo Sgammato and Rev. Laksmi Scalise, IYM

SOLD OUT Treat yourself to a full-day nurturing experience that has become a beloved Integral Yoga tradition. Yoga, meditation, a yummy vegetarian lunch, personal massage treatments, a 10% discount at the Integral Yoga Shop, and ... more >>

Sun., Feb. 25 • 10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Earth Care, Self-Care: Ayurveda, Yoga, Permaculture, and the Environment
Cory Tixier and Danny “Skinz” Good

Ayurveda, Yoga, and permaculture are rooted in an understanding of the self in relation to all things. They teach us that to be healthy and complete individuals we must consider the whole. Each one is based in a belief that certain basic ... more >>

Mon., Feb. 26 • 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Yoga and Sound Healing for Arthritis and Chronic Pain: Tools to Help You Feel Better
Amba and Rev. Laksmi Scalise, IYM

An inspirational Gentle Yoga class combined with a sound bath, pranayama, mantra, and meditation will give your body and mind an opportunity to relax, heal, and energize. Discover greater flexibility and fresh access to movement, ... more >>

Mon., Feb. 26 • 6:30–8:00 p.m.

Yoga for the Voice: A Spontaneous Choir
Renee Finkelstein

This voice-opening and creativity-sparking workshop is for sharing the experience of sound and harmony, spontaneous group creativity, and meditative arrangements of songs and chants. We hold a loving space for each person to find new ... more >>

Tues., Feb. 27 • 6:30–8:00 p.m.

Chair, Chi, and Prana A Fusion Class: Chair Yoga and Qigong
Melissa “Mati” Elstein, RYT, Esq.

Increase your vitality and better your balance and coordination with a unique class that combines Chair Yoga, Qigong, and Tai Chi Easy™ walking. Seated and standing Yoga poses strengthen and stretch the body, gentle and flowing ... more >>

Tues., Feb. 13–27 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.
Open Enrollment: 2/27/2018

Tirukkural: A Sacred Scripture Exploration
Rev. Sam Rudra Swartz, IYM

Sri Swami Satchidananda based the teachings of Integral Yoga on three main scriptures from the East: the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, the Bhagavad Gita, and the Tirukkural. The Tirukkural, or the Kural for short, is a classic Tamil sangam ... more >>

Trauma-Informed Yoga Training: Learn How and Why Yoga Works
Samara Andrade and Emily Pantalone

Friday, March 2 • 6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. Saturday–Sunday, March 3–4 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. This training is for Yoga teachers, professionals working with individuals or communities affected by ... more >>

Sat., Mar. 3 • 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., Mar. 3 • 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Satsang
Nina Priya David, M.A., E-RYT 500

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

Sat., Mar. 3 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Drum Circle: Healing, Sacred, and Fun
Steve and Theresa Arula

Come join us for a meditative drum circle to bring the community together in sharing healing sound vibrations. All levels, including beginners, are welcome. If you wish, you may bring your own percussive instruments. Drums and other ... more >>

Sun., Mar. 4 • 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Family Yoga: Kamishibai Paper Theatre—Stories from Japan
Theatre Banana

Have you ever heard of “Kamishibai”? It is a form of storytelling from Japan using illustrated cards. Come and enjoy Japanese stories and games, and learn to make something with origami! Family Yoga, hosted by Lakshmi ... more >>

Tues., Mar. 6 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Guided Sound Meditation Workshop: Tibetan Bowls, Gongs, and Visualization
Master Satya Brat

Learn to utilize the power of visualization as well as the infinite healing potential of sound to clear your mind of clutter and unwanted thoughts. Guided sound meditations bring you into such a deep state of relaxation that the imagery ... more >>

Wed., Mar. 7 • 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.–Sat., Mar. 7–10 • 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Tibetan Bowls Professional Training Level 1: 4-Day Intensive with Certification
Master Satya Brat

Cost: $799Sound is the ultimate medicine for body, mind, and spirit. The International Academy of Sound Healing (IASH), one of the world’s most renowned sound training organizations, offers this professional training to prepare you ... more >>

Sat., Mar. 10 • 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., Mar. 10 • 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Satsang
Manu Dawson, C.Y.N.Th.

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

Sun., Mar. 11 • 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Yoga Sutras on the Mat: Deepen Your Hatha Practice with Ancient Wisdom
Tim Satyam Groen, RYT 500

Learn how to combine your physical Yoga practice with the wisdom of the Yoga Sutras. Apply “contentment” and “harmlessness,” and ease into postures with pratipaksha bhavana, letting go of any hindering thoughts of ... more >>

Tues., Mar. 13 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Restorative Yoga and Sound Healing: A Journey Through the Chakras
Nicole Srimati and Rev. Laksmi Scalise, IYM

Ease your body and balance your nervous system by awakening to your senses. Rejuvenate yourself through a Restorative Yoga sequence, focusing on each of the seven chakras, to increase pranic flow. The Restorative Yoga teacher Srimati ... more >>

Wed., Mar. 14 • 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., Mar. 14 • 6:00–8:00 p.m.

Yoga Mind Book Release Party: A Celebration of Swami Satchidananda’s Teachings
Suzan Saraswati Colón, RYT 200

Join Integral Yoga for the release of Yoga Mind: Journey Beyond the Physical, by the Integral Yoga teacher Suzan Saraswati Colón and receive a FREE copy! Yoga Mind tells the inspiring story of how Suzan brought the teachings of ... more >>

Thurs., Mar. 15 • 3:00–5:00 p.m.

Joy and Potential in the Elder Years: The Integral Yoga Way
Kali Morse, E-RYT 500, RPYT, C-IAYT

This workshop will focus on healthy living in later stages of life and the physical, psychological, and emotional challenges we face. Especially in Western culture, the wisdom inherent in this special time of life is often unrecognized. ... more >>

Thurs., Mar. 15–Apr. 5 • 3:30–4:45 p.m.
Open Enrollment

TRE (Trauma or Tension Releasing Exercises): 4-Week 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., Mar. 16 • 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Calling All Yin Yoga Teachers: Yin Yoga Teacher Training One-Day Tune In, Tune Up
Corina Benner

Join the esteemed Yin Yoga teacher trainer Corina Benner for a one-day YINtensive training. Our time together will include lecture, Q&A, work in pairs and small groups, and plenty of practice. Whether you are studying/practicing with ... more >>

Fri., Mar. 16 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Reset Your Inner Clock: Yin Yoga to Invite the Light
Corina Benner

Changing the clocks carries with it the anticipation of springtime, longer days, and the hope of fun and enjoyment. Many people, though, find the week after “springing forward” to be fraught with fatigue, which can lead to ... more >>

Sat., Mar. 17 • 10:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Yoga for Bladder Health: An Introductory Workshop for Women of All Ages
Leslie Daley, RYT 500, M.S., OTR/L

One-third of women ages 30 to 70 have experienced bladder-control problems. Contrary to popular belief, pelvic-floor strengthening is not the only means of prevention. This workshop will explain the basic anatomy and physiology of the ... more >>

Sat., Mar. 17 • 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., Mar. 17 • 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Satsang
Ann-Marie Amba Everitt

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

Sun., Mar. 18 • 2:00–4:00 p.m.

Yoga for Anxiety: Discover Wonderful Tools
Jennifer G.

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 >>

Mon., Mar. 19 • 6:30–8:00 p.m.

Chair, Chi, and Prana A Fusion Class: Chair Yoga and Qigong
Melissa “Mati” Elstein, RYT, Esq.

Increase your vitality and better your balance and coordination with a unique class that combines Chair Yoga, Qigong, and Tai Chi Easy™ walking. Seated and standing Yoga poses strengthen and stretch the body, gentle and flowing ... more >>

Mon., Mar. 19–Apr. 9 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Fundamentals of Integral Yoga: 4-Week Course for Beginners
Linda Botros

Working weekly with the same teacher, who will welcome questions and personally assist you, you’ll become comfortable with all of the poses in the Level I class, as well as deep relaxation, Yogic breathing, and meditation. The ... more >>

Tues., Mar. 20 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

Special Scripture Study: One Night Only
Rev. Sam Rudra Swartz, IYM

Cost: By donationThe Mandukya Upanishads contains only 12 stanza. There is only one stanza that defines the absolute. It tries to define what the Absolute or Divine is by saying what the Absolute is not. Join us to discuss this unique ... more >>

Tues., Mar. 20 • 7:30–9:30 p.m.

Spring Equinox Gong Bath: Refresh and Renew with Healing Vibrations
Kozmic Shamans

If you haven’t yet experienced the sheer vibrational joy of a gong bath at Integral Yoga, give yourself that gift this spring. As nature awakens, revitalize your own energy and optimism as you lie on the floor of the Lotus Room at ... more >>

Wed., Mar. 21 • 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.–Sun., Mar. 21–25 • 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 >>

Wed., Mar. 21 • 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 >>

Thurs., Mar. 15–Apr. 5 • 3:30–4:45 p.m.
Open Enrollment: 3/22/2018

TRE (Trauma or Tension Releasing Exercises): 4-Week 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., Mar. 22 • 6:30–8:30 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 >>

Sat.–Sun., Mar. 24–25 • 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 >>

Sat., Mar. 24 • 1:00–3:00 p.m.

Fasting and Detoxification: A Time-Honored Tradition
Manu Dawson, C.Y.N.Th.

Learn about detoxification and fasting methods, using water, juices, and specific foods, nutrients, and herbs to detoxify the system as you discover the physiological and psychological benefits of fasting and the best ways to begin, ... more >>

Sat., Mar. 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 >>

Sun., Mar. 25 • 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Infinite Heart:The Yoga of Love
Carrie Grossman

Take a journey into bhakti, the Yoga of love. This ancient tradition draws on Kirtan, japa (mantra recitation), meditation, prayer, and various art forms to awaken the heart. In a relaxed setting, we will explore this rich path of ... more >>

Tues., Mar. 27–Apr. 17 • 7:00–8:30 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 >>

Tues., Mar. 27 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Meditation I Workshop: How to Meditate
Rev. Sam Rudra Swartz, IYM

This popular workshop, taught by certified Integral Yoga meditation instructor Rev. Sam Rudra Swartz, provides a complete overview of the practice of meditation. You'll receive instruction in and then the experience of various meditation ... more >>

Wed., Mar. 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 >>

Wed., Mar. 28 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

Bhakti Yoga:Bringing the Heart into Our Spiritual Life
Swami Asokananda

The world needs heart, maybe more than ever. We will keep banging our heads against one another until we find a way to the spiritual heart. It is there in all of us, and Bhakti Yoga is the art and science of reconnecting to it. The ... more >>

Thurs., Mar. 15–Apr. 5 • 3:30–4:45 p.m.
Open Enrollment: 3/29/2018

TRE (Trauma or Tension Releasing Exercises): 4-Week 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., Mar. 29 • 6:30–9:30 p.m.

HeartMath: Practical Skills to Enhance Well-Being and Joy
Jaymie Meyer,C-IAYT, E-RYT 500, C.W.P.

This program offers easy self-regulation and resilience-building practices that help individuals become more physiologically and emotionally balanced. You will learn how your response to events, interpersonal communication, and ... more >>

Sat., Mar. 31 • 10:30–11:30 a.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 >>

Sat., Mar. 31 • 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., Mar. 31 • 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., Mar. 27–Apr. 17 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.
Open Enrollment: 4/3/2018

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 >>

Tues., Apr. 3 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Yin Yoga and Tibetan Bowls: Resonate with Stillness
Bhairavi Andrea Downes and Rev. Laksmi Scalise

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 >>

Thurs., Mar. 15–Apr. 5 • 3:30–4:45 p.m.
Open Enrollment: 4/5/2018

TRE (Trauma or Tension Releasing Exercises): 4-Week 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., Apr. 5 • 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 >>

Sat., Apr. 7 • 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Patanjali’s Pulse: Exploring the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
Rev. Jaganath Carrera

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali are commonly referred to as Raja Yoga, the royal Yoga. They represent clarity and authority on the inner workings of consciousness, the purpose of creation, and suffering and the means to transcend it. The ... more >>

Sat., Apr. 7 • 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Restorative Yoga in a Chair: Two Great Practices in One
Taravati Tania Turcinovic

Learn to practice a complete Restorative Yoga class without getting down on the floor. We will experience all the benefits of a Restorative Yoga practice from the safety, comfort, and support of the chair. Allowing the body to open and ... more >>

Sat., Apr. 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 >>

Sat., Apr. 7 • 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Satsang
Jyothi K. Watanabe

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

Sun., Apr. 8 • 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

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

Prenatal Partner Yoga provides an opportunity for couples to enhance their awareness, intuition, and confidence in the journey of pregnancy and birth. The mother can bring anyone who is dear to her heart, someone with whom she wants to ... more >>

Tues., Apr. 10 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Meditation, Mudras, and Traditional Tea Brewing: Elegant Mindfulness
Nadiya Nottingham and DongMei Peng

Give yourself the gift of this beautiful workshop. Practicing the art of meditative tea drinking is a way of bringing mindfulness to a task that many of us do in some way every morning: making tea. In this workshop Nadiya will lead us ... more >>

Tues., Mar. 27–Apr. 17 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.
Open Enrollment: 4/10/2018

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 >>

Wed., Apr. 11 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Yoga Mind: Journey Beyond the Physical to Live Your Best Life
Suzan Saraswati Colón, RYT 200

In this increasingly challenging world, we look to Yoga for balance. But how can we take the peace we feel in class off the mat and into our lives? On the basis of her new book, Yoga Mind, Suzan Saraswati Colón shares meditations, ... more >>

Thurs., Apr. 12–26 • 6:00–8:00 p.m.

Introduction to Level II A Safe, Gradual Path to Intermediate Practice: 3-Week Course
Kali Morse, E-RYT 500, RPYT, C-IAYT

Don’t think of Intermediate Integral Yoga as a step up to another level or feel intimidated by what seems like a more challenging practice. Let Kali Morse—a decades-long practitioner, trainer of teachers, and devotee of a ... more >>

Thurs., Apr. 12 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Gay Yoga Sangha: The Yama
Swami Chidananda and Tim Satyam Groen

In this new monthly series, strengthen your Yoga practice and deepen your knowledge in the fun company of new friends with whom you share your LGBTQ+ identity and interest in Yoga. Each month, a different theme will be explored during ... more >>

Sat., Apr. 14 • 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Yoga and Gong: Practice to Healing Vibrations
Chandra/Jo Sgammato and Rev. Laksmi Scalise, IYM

While Chandra leads you in a multilevel Integral Yoga class, Laksmi will sound the gong. Together, they will invoke the timeless Hatha practice of Sri Swami Satchidananda and Grand Gong Master Don Conreaux’s universal teachings of ... more >>

Sat., Apr. 14 • 1:00–3:00 p.m.

Integrative Strategies for Healthy Aging: Reset Your Biological Age
Manu Dawson, C.Y.N.Th.

Come learn the latest strategies for maintaining your optimal health and strength through your 60s, 70s, 80s, and beyond. This workshop will focus on functional methods for slowing down the aging process through evidence-supported ... more >>

Sat., Apr. 14 • 3:00–6:00 p.m.

Divine Harmony: Singing and Social Justice A Chant Workshop
Kirtan Soul Revival (KSR)

Bhakti Yoga has the potential to create deep transformation, both inside ourselves and in the world. This practice can help us to love ourselves and to love one another as we recognize sameness and difference, shadow and light. In this ... more >>

Sat., Apr. 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 >>

Sat., Apr. 14 • 5:30–7:00 p.m.

Three Swamis Satsang
Swamis Asokananda, Chidananda, and Divyananda

The beloved Integral Yoga monks Swamis Asokananda, Chidananda, and Divyananda bring together their considerable experiences to offer insights gleaned from decades on the spiritual path. Bring your questions and an open mind and heart to ... more >>

Sun., Apr. 15 • 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

What Are We Here For?: Discover and Support Your Life’s True Purpose
Swami Divyananda Ma

This workshop is devoted to asking the deeper questions. It’s a time to go beneath the surface of our everyday concerns. We’ll start with a set of written exercises to help you to identify your lifelong core values. Then ... more >>

Sun., Apr. 15 • 2:30–4:00 p.m.

Less Is More: The Yoga of Decluttering Your Life
Swami Divyananda Ma

We live in a culture whose motto is “More is better,” and we keep finding ourselves trying to fulfill our spiritual needs with material things. This workshop aims to give you a comfortable pathway out of material and ... more >>

Mon., Apr. 16 • 6:00–7:00 p.m.

Open House for 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training
Teacher Trainers

Choosing the right 200-hour 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 ... more >>

Tues., Apr. 17 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Sun Salutation Workshop: Take It Apart and Put It Together
Melissa “Mati” Elstein, RYT, Esq.

Learn each position and transition in the sun salutation, with time to dissect it part by part and discover which modifications or versions work the best for you. This workshop involves discussion and practice. Please bring a notebook ... more >>

Tues., Mar. 27–Apr. 17 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.
Open Enrollment: 4/17/2018

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 >>

Wed., Apr. 18 • 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., Apr. 18 • 6:15–8:15 p.m.

How to Stretch: Easy Practices
Sudama

Stretching is good for you, especially if you don’t practice Yoga. Stretching increases flexibility, lubricates joints, aids in digestion, helps you prevent injury, and increases the flow of oxygen and blood to the heart and ... more >>

Fri., Apr. 20 • 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., Apr. 21–May 5 • 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Meditation Course: 3-Week Immersion
Swami Chidananda

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

Sat.–Sun., Apr. 21–22 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Ohashi Method: Ohashi’s Oriental Diagnosis 2-Day Course
OHASHI

Long before X-rays and CT scans, traditional healers used noninvasive methods to assess personal health, lifestyle, and character. For the Oriental diagnostician, the body is the physical manifestation of the soul—both symptom and ... more >>

Sat., Apr. 21 • 10:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Yoga and the Fascial System: Connect with Your Connective Tissue
Leslie Daley, RYT 500, M.S., OTR/L

What is fascia? This long-overlooked matrix is the tissue that holds us together, supporting all structures of the body from head to toe in a three-dimensional, uninterrupted web. In its healthy state, fascia has the ability to stretch ... more >>

Sat., Apr. 21–May 12 • 2:30–4:30 p.m.

Fundamentals of Integral Yoga: 4-Week Course for Beginners
Marisol (Mandayanti)

Working weekly with the same teacher, who will welcome questions and personally assist you, you’ll become comfortable with all of the poses in the Level I class, as well as deep relaxation, Yogic breathing, and meditation. The ... more >>

Sat., Apr. 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., Apr. 21 • 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., Apr. 22 • 2:30–4:30 p.m.

Drawing from the Inside: A Meditative Art Exploration
Lakshmi Pidel

Meditation can help to free the mind. Art making is a vehicle for meditation and self-connection. Following a relaxing guided meditation that is accessible to all and designed to free the mind and body, Lakshmi will guide the class ... more >>

Mon., Apr. 23 • 6:30–8:00 p.m.

Chair, Chi, and Prana A Fusion Class: Chair Yoga and Qigong
Melissa “Mati” Elstein, RYT, Esq.

Increase your vitality and better your balance and coordination with a unique class that combines Chair Yoga, Qigong, and Tai Chi Easy™ walking. Seated and standing Yoga poses strengthen and stretch the body, gentle and flowing ... more >>

Mon., Apr. 23 • 6:30–9:30 p.m.

Full Breath: Experience Pranayama on a Deeper Level
Madhavan, RYT 500, C-IAYT

The breath is now. Pranayama provides support for the body, focus for the mind, and enhancement of the spirit. Madhavan will delve more deeply into dirgha svasam, kapalabhati, and nadi suddhi and introduce more subtle and advanced ... more >>

Tues., Apr. 24 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

Interfaith Scriptures Study: Universal and Ecumenical Teachings
Swami Chidananda

This series of scriptures studies will look at the world’s major religious traditions, highlighting those teachings that are universal and ecumenical. We will cover a different tradition each week and include Christianity, Judaism, ... more >>

Wed., Apr. 25 • 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., Apr. 26 • 6:30–8:30 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 >>

Sat., Apr. 28 • 10:00 a.m.–1:00 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 >>

Sat., Apr. 28 • 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Bringing Nature to (Your) Life: On and Off the Mat
Sarah Wolf

Nature calms and settles us, helping to bring stillness to mind, body, and spirit. In this workshop, you will learn about how nature can help you access inner peace and joy and, in turn, your own true nature. In the big city of New York, ... more >>

Sat., Apr. 28 • 1:30–3:00 p.m.

The Yoga of Work: Three Powerful Principles
Shankar Fern

Make your work life better! Learn three powerful practical principles that reveal how to approach your work, manage your relationships with others, and manage your self to become happier and more successful at work. The workshop leader, ... more >>

Sat., Apr. 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., Apr. 28 • 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., Apr. 29 • 11:00 a.m.–12:00 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., May 1 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

Interfaith Scriptures Study: Universal and Ecumenical Teachings
Swami Chidananda

This series of scriptures studies will look at the world’s major religious traditions, highlighting those teachings that are universal and ecumenical. We will cover a different tradition each week and include Christianity, Judaism, ... more >>

Wed., May 2 • 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., May 2 • 6:30–8:00 p.m.

Yoga for Improved Memory: Recover, Maintain, and Discover
Nina Priya David, M.A., E-RYT 500

One of the realities of life is that the human mind does not have to wear out over time! Research shows that Yoga has the capacity to stimulate new brain cells and improve memory. In this workshop you will discover fascinating facts ... more >>

Thurs., May 3 • 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 >>

Sat.–Tues., May 5–8 • 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 ... more >>

Sat., May 5 • 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Generosity and the Flow of Abundance: The Invisible Power
Marni Sclaroff

In relationships, at work, and in our practices, we often hide pieces of ourselves out of fear of being vulnerable. Learn to harness the power of intention to cultivate natural generosity and create more abundance. We will explore the ... more >>

Sat., May 5 • 3:00–5:00 p.m.

Meditation I Workshop: How to Meditate
Rev. Sam Rudra Swartz, IYM

This popular workshop, taught by certified Integral Yoga meditation instructor Rev. Sam Rudra Swartz, provides a complete overview of the practice of meditation. You'll receive instruction in and then the experience of various meditation ... more >>

Sat., May 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., May 5 • 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., May 6 • 10:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Introduction to Ayurvedic Medicinal Plants and Herbal Preparations: Learn to Make Your Own Remedies
Cory Tixier, B.S., C. Ayu., E-RYT 500

In this mini-retreat students will be introduced to some of Ayurveda’s most popular plants and herbs. In the morning we will explore their background and medicinal properties, foraging, and wildcraft and how to harvest and dry your ... more >>

Sun., May 6 • 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Family Yoga Kirtan
Gita Zember

$15 for one adult and one child, $5 each additional personSing! Clap! Dance! Join us for Kirtan as we open and share our hearts through the practice of Bhakti Yoga, the Yoga of the heart. We will chant songs to Shiva, Krishna, and the ... more >>

Sun., May 6 • 2:00–4:00 p.m.

Laughter and Sound Healing Meditation: Bring a Joyful Element to Your Practice
Swami Nadabrahmananda

Call-and-response chanting, playfully therapeutic laughter-cises, and transportive music, sound, and light language will support your deeper relaxation and self-healing meditation. You will be immersed in ancient gong tones and voice ... more >>

Tues., May 8 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

Interfaith Scriptures Study: Universal and Ecumenical Teachings
Swami Chidananda

This series of scriptures studies will look at the world’s major religious traditions, highlighting those teachings that are universal and ecumenical. We will cover a different tradition each week and include Christianity, Judaism, ... more >>

Wed., May 9 • 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., May 9 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Marma Therapy: Bridging Body, Mind, and Soul
Cory Tixier, B.S., C. Ayu., E-RYT 500

Marma provide one of Ayurveda’s most powerful modes for applying therapy. These vital energetic points located on the surface of the body allow us to tap into the multidimensional nature of our whole being. In this workshop you ... more >>

Thurs., May 10 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Gay Yoga Sangha: The Niyama
Swami Chidananda and Tim Satyam Groen

In this new monthly series, strengthen your Yoga practice and deepen your knowledge in the fun company of new friends with whom you share your LGBTQ+ identity and interest in Yoga. Each month, a different theme will be explored during ... more >>

Sat., May 12 • 10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Caring for the Pelvic Floor: Strengthen, Coordinate, Relax
Leslie Daley, RYT 500, M.S., OTR/L

It is a myth that pelvic floor strengthening is the only way to prevent pelvic floor issues. We need a strong but supple pelvic floor that supports a range of movements, including standing, lifting, and coughing. Develop an understanding ... more >>

Sat., May 12 • 10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Empathy in Any Body: Introduction to Yoga and Nonviolent Communication
Cat McCarthy, ERYT-500, YACEP

“Out beyond the ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there.” —RumiConflict happens, so learn to navigate it well. By excavating what’s beneath any friction, you can focus on ... more >>

Sat., May 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., May 12 • 5:30–6:30 p.m.

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, to share spiritual teachings. The philosophy of Integral Yoga is explored through a ... more >>

Mon., May 14 • 6:00–7:00 p.m.

Open House for 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training
Teacher Trainers

Choosing the right 200-hour 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 ... more >>

Mon., May 14 • 6:30–8:30 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 >>

Tues., May 15 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

Interfaith Scriptures Study: Universal and Ecumenical Teachings
Swami Chidananda

This series of scriptures studies will look at the world’s major religious traditions, highlighting those teachings that are universal and ecumenical. We will cover a different tradition each week and include Christianity, Judaism, ... more >>

Thurs., May 17 • 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 >>

Thurs., May 17 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

The Yoga of Relationships: Guidance from Ancient Texts
Prem Sadasivananda

Life is an interplay of different types of relationships. How do the relationships you keep in your life impact you? How can you begin to feel whole in all your relationships? The Vedas reveal the fundamental principles for a peaceful ... more >>

Sat., May 19 • 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., May 19 • 1:00–3:00 p.m.

Brain Wellness: Vital Advice for Every Stage of Life
Manu Dawson, C.Y.N.Th.

The body is our vehicle, but the brain is its driver, and keeping the driver sharp and alert is essential. Manu will offer an integrative approach to improving brain function, sharpening memory and concentration, preventing and/or ... more >>

Sat., May 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., May 19 • 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Satsang
Rev. Lila Lucy Nelson

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

Mon., May 21 • 6:30–8:00 p.m.

Chair, Chi, and Prana A Fusion Class: Chair Yoga and Qigong
Melissa “Mati” Elstein, RYT, Esq.

Increase your vitality and better your balance and coordination with a unique class that combines Chair Yoga, Qigong, and Tai Chi Easy™ walking. Seated and standing Yoga poses strengthen and stretch the body, gentle and flowing ... more >>

Tues., May 22 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Yoga and Sound Healing for Arthritis and Chronic Pain: Tools to Help You Feel Better
Amba and Rev. Laksmi Scalise, IYM

An inspirational Gentle Yoga class combined with a sound bath, pranayama, mantra, and meditation will give your body and mind an opportunity to relax, heal, and energize. Discover greater flexibility and fresh access to movement, ... more >>

Tues., May 22 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

Interfaith Scriptures Study: Universal and Ecumenical Teachings
Swami Chidananda

This series of scriptures studies will look at the world’s major religious traditions, highlighting those teachings that are universal and ecumenical. We will cover a different tradition each week and include Christianity, Judaism, ... more >>

Thurs., May 24 • 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 >>

Sat., May 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., May 26 • 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., May 29 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

Interfaith Scriptures Study: Universal and Ecumenical Teachings
Swami Chidananda

This series of scriptures studies will look at the world’s major religious traditions, highlighting those teachings that are universal and ecumenical. We will cover a different tradition each week and include Christianity, Judaism, ... more >>

Yin Yoga and the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: Sitting with, Chanting, and Embodying Yoga’s Timeless Wisdom
Corina Benner

Friday, June 15 • 6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. Saturday, June 16 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Sunday, June 17 • 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali is the oldest text specifically about the path ... more >>

Sun., Jun. 17 • 2:30–4:30 p.m.

Fully Alive with Yin Yoga: Embrace All the Ups and Downs
Corina Benner

A full life includes everything on the continuum: incredible joy, elation, and fulfillment as well as profound sadness, anguish, and pain. According to Yoga philosophy, our attempts to cling to the “good” experiences and ... more >>

Fri.–Sun., Jul. 13–15 • 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Yoga for Teens Teacher Training Course
Mackenzie Studebaker, E-RYT 500

The program is suitable for Yoga teachers, schoolteachers, social workers, therapists, parents, and anyone wanting to make a difference in the lives of youth. While the training includes guidance on teaching teens in various settings, it ... more >>

Sun., Jul. 15 • 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Neurogenic Yoga: Tremor to Release Trauma
Maria Alfaro, E-RYT

Neurogenic Yoga is a revolutionary new integrative technique in trauma healing and stress reduction that combines Yoga asana and pranayama with SITT (Self-Induced Therapeutic Tremors). Those tremors are a natural response of the body and ... more >>

Sun.–Thurs., Jul. 22–26 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Lotus Palm Ayurvedic Thai Therapy 1: 5-Day Intensive
Sukha Wong

Learn the fundamental concepts, history, and philosophy of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian healing system in which Thai Yoga Massage has its historical roots, along with practical methods of applying Ayurvedic knowledge to deepen the ... more >>

Sun.–Thurs., Jul. 22–26 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Lotus Palm Thai Yoga Massage 3: 5-Day Intensive
Sukha Wong

Learn the fundamental concepts, history, and philosophy of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian healing system in which Thai Yoga Massage has its historical roots, along with practical methods of applying Ayurvedic knowledge to deepen the ... more >>

Wed.–Sun., Sept. 5–9 • 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., Sept. 13–16 • 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Yin Yoga Foundational Teacher Training
Corina Benner

Cost: $549, $495 if preregistered and paid by Aug. 23This 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 >>

Fri.–Sun., Oct. 19–21 • 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., Nov. 3 • 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 >>

Sun.–Thurs., Nov. 4–8 • 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 >>

Sun.–Wed., Nov. 4–7 • 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.–Sun., Nov. 14–18 • 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.–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 >>

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