Workshops & Events

Thurs., Sept. 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 >>

Thurs., Sept. 20 • 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 >>

Thurs., Sept. 20 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

How to Live like a Yogi: Simple Lifestyle Tips
Swami Asokananda

You don’t need to do anything extraordinary to have an easeful body, a peaceful mind, and a useful life. It is not necessary to have an extreme practice; that can actually be counterproductive. What is needed is to develop ... more >>

Lovelight Yoga + Arts Festival 2018: Join Integral Yoga!
IY Community

September 21 to 23, 2018For the past two summers, Integral Yoga has been a big presence at Lovelight with our Morning Meditations and Sun Salutations classes, our Restorative and Gentle Yoga and, last year, our own Rashmi ... more >>

Ride to Lovelight with Integral Yoga!
IY Community

Round-trip coach bus including shuttle transfers for you and your luggage directly into the venue!Bus departs from Integral Yoga, 227 W. 13th Street, at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, September 21 at 9:30 a.m. and departs from Lovelight to return ... more >>

Sat., Sept. 22 • 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Meditation I Workshop: How to Meditate
Nina Priya David, M.A., E-RYT 500

This popular workshop, taught by certified Integral Yoga meditation instructor Nina Priya Ma David, provides a complete overview of the practice of meditation. You'll receive instruction in and then the experience of various meditation ... more >>

Sat., Sept. 22 • 2:30–5:00 p.m.

Gayatri Mantra: The Path of Inner Purification
Stephen W. Leslie

The gayatri mantra, one of the most powerful and transformative mantras in existence, is commonly used for inner emotional and mental purification. Mantras breaks down into two categories: mantras that bring in positive, uplifting energy ... more >>

Sat., Sept. 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 >>

Sat., Sept. 22 • 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 a ... more >>

Sat., Sept. 22 • 7:30–9:30 p.m.

Autumnal Equinox Gong Bath: Be Cleansed with Healing Sounds
Kozmic Shamans

On the day when light and darkness are equal, when summer turns to fall, and when your spirit is ready to embrace the crispness and colors of autumn, treat yourself to an evening filled with the sounds and vibrations of magnificent ... more >>

Sun., Sept. 23 • 2:30–4:30 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 >>

Mon., Sept. 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 >>

Tues., Sept. 25 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Yoga Therapy for Neuromuscular Diseases: Increase Your Mobility, Stability, and Flexibility
Madhavan, RYT 500, C-IAYT

A specially designed Yoga Therapy practice benefits patients with Parkinson’s disease, MS, and other neuromuscular conditions by helping with mobility, balance, strength, flexibility, posture, concentration, speech, mood, and ... more >>

Tues., Sept. 25 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

Yoga Sutras: The Third Book: A Three-Week Scripture Study
Rev. Sam Rudra Swartz, IYM

In Swami Satchidananda's translation of and commentary on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali third book—Vibhuti Pada, The Portion on Accomplishments—all the Sutras are translated, but commentary is not offered. Sri Gurudev explains ... more >>

Wed., Sept. 26 • 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., Sept. 26 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Fall in Love with Twists: Cleanse Yourself!
Nalini Kuhnke, RYT 500

Twisting poses are unique asana groupings in their dual effects of cleansing accumulated toxins from the tissues and organs of the body and energetically neutralizing. They open the channels along the side body (liver and gall bladder). ... more >>

Thurs., Sept. 27–Oct. 18 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Fundamentals of Integral Yoga: 4-Week Course for Beginners
Becca Pulliam

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 >>

Thurs., Sept. 27 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Transcending Illusion According to Vedanta: Understanding Maya
Prem Sadasivananda

The earliest seers who have realized the truth have explained the cosmic process as the work of maya, the inscrutable power of the Supreme Spirit. Maya manifests individually as well as cosmically. It is the very force that keeps us from ... more >>

Sat., Sept. 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 >>

Sat., Sept. 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., Sept. 29 • 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 Amba Everitt, to share spiritual teachings. The philosophy of Integral Yoga is explored through ... more >>

Sun., Sept. 30 • 2:30–4:30 p.m.

The Yoga of Creating Space: De-Clutter and Improve Your Life
Jyoti

Explore the influence of clutter on daily living. We will examine the relationship between material clutter and mental clutter and also touch on the emotional cost of living in a cluttered space. Together we will look at psychological ... more >>

Mon., Oct. 1 • 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., Oct. 3 • 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., Oct. 4 • 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., Oct. 6 • 10:30 a.m.–12:00 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 >>

Sat., Oct. 6 • 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. 6 • 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 >>

Sun., Oct. 7 • 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 >>

Sun., Oct. 7 • 2:30–5:00 p.m.

Pacifying Vata Through Yin and Restorative: 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., Oct. 8 • 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., Oct. 9 • 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 >>

Wed., Oct. 10 • 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., Oct. 11 • 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., Oct. 13 • 10:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Yoga for Bladder Health: An Introductory Workshop for Women of All Ages
Leslie Daley, RYT 500, MS, 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., Oct. 13 • 1:30–3:30 p.m.

Healing Before and After Drugs and Surgery: Complementary Practices
Manu Dawson, C.Y.N.Th.

Explore the nutrients that can make your tissues stronger and potentially prevent the need for specific and common surgeries, such as those for knees, back, heart, and hips. Certain nutrients benefit particular tissues and can help to ... more >>

Sat., Oct. 13 • 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. 13 • 5:30–7:00 p.m.

Navaratri Satsang: Celebrate the Goddess
Rev. Laksmi Scalise, RYT 500, IYM

Navaratri (Nine Nights) is a festival dedicated to the worship of the goddess or mother of the universe, who assumes many names and forms and showers her grace on us in many ways. During these nine nights the solar and climatic ... more >>

Sun., Oct. 14 • 2:30–5:30 p.m.

Finding Refuge: Heart Practices for Difficult Times
Carrie Grossman

Writer, thinker, and accomplished sacred musician, Carrie Grossman believes we are facing an epidemic she calls a “famine of the heart.” In difficult times, it is hard to keep the faith. How can we turn inward through ... more >>

Mon., Oct. 15 • 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., Oct. 16–Nov. 13 • 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 >>

Wed., Oct. 17 • 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., Oct. 17 • 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 >>

Thurs., Oct. 18 • 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. 18 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Autumn Fundraising Dinner for Integral Yoga Institute
Swami Asokananda and Chandra

On Thursday October 18th you’re invited to a very special evening! Blossom restaurant (est. 2005) is a pioneer in the modern vegan cuisine, fusing classic dishes with innovative ingredients and a cruelty-free ethos. That’s ... more >>

Thurs., Oct. 18 • 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 >>

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., Oct. 20 • 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. 20 • 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 >>

Mon., Oct. 22 • 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., Oct. 22 • 6:30–8:30 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 >>

Tues., Oct. 16–Nov. 13 • 7:00–8:15 p.m.
Open Enrollment: 10/23/2018

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., Oct. 23 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Yoga Sutras on the Mat: Deepen Your Hatha Practice with Ancient Wisdom
Tim 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 >>

Thurs., Oct. 25 • 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. 25–Nov. 8 • 6:30–8:30 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., Oct. 25 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Gay Yoga Sangha: Practice with LGBTQ+ Friends and Teachers
Tim Groen, RYT 500 and Swami Chidananda

Join our LGBTQ+ Yoga Sangha for Yoga, tea, vegan cookies, and a discussion. Strengthen your Yoga practice during Tim’s energizing, 90-minute all-level class, which will stretch the body and calm the mind. Then discuss what’s ... more >>

Sat., Oct. 27 • 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 >>

Sat., Oct. 27 • 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., Oct. 27 • 2:00–5:00 p.m.

The Goddess Trinity in Spiritual Evolution: Shakti Embodiment—Awaken the Goddess Within You
Yogini Gopika

Explore, with a certified Tantra Yoga teacher who has studied and taught in Nepal—where shakti, or Divine feminine energy, is revered in daily life—the vital lessons goddesses offer on the spiritual path. Our connecting with ... more >>

Sat., Oct. 27 • 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. 27 • 5:30–7:00 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 >>

Sun., Oct. 28 • 10:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Yoga and the Fascial System: Connect with Your Connective Tissue
Leslie Daley, RYT 500, MS, 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 >>

Sun., Oct. 28 • 2:30–4:30 p.m.

The Focusing Energy of Rhythm™: A Mindfulness Meditation
Puela Lunaris

Learn the Focusing Energy of Rhythm™, an active mindfulness meditation technique you can practice whenever you need to focus your mind and de-stress your body. Applying the principles of fullness and emptiness and the dynamics of ... more >>

Mon., Oct. 29 • 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., Oct. 29 • 6:30–8:00 p.m.

Tai Chi Easy™ and Chair Yoga: A Fusion Class
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., Oct. 30 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Is Yoga Therapy for You?: A Mind-Body Approach to Healing
Nancy O’Brien and certified Yoga therapists

Discover the latest applications of the ancient practice of Yoga with our certified Yoga therapists. Experience the many aspects of Yoga Therapy and how they can help you maintain or improve your health and heal your body and mind. ... more >>

Tues., Oct. 16–Nov. 13 • 7:00–8:15 p.m.
Open Enrollment: 10/30/2018

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 >>

Thurs., Nov. 1 • 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. 1 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Day of the Dead Yoga Workshop: Let Go of Fears, Worry, and Anger
Ann-Marie Amba Everitt

“The one aim of all Yoga is to face death fearlessly and joyfully.”—Sri Swami SivanandaThe fears and worries we cling to prevent us from living fully and stem ultimately from the fear of death. In this fun workshop we ... more >>

Buddha Body Yoga Teacher Training Level I: Fundamentals of Teaching Yoga to People of Size
Michael Hayes and Anita Haravon

Friday, Nov. 2 Sunday, Nov. 4 Friday, Nov. 2 • 6 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 3 Sunday, Nov. 4 • 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Buddha Body Yoga in partnership with Integral Yoga Institute of New York will offer its first teacher ... 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 >>

Sat., Nov. 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., Nov. 3 • 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.–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.–Thurs., Nov. 4–8 • 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 >>

Mon., Nov. 5 • 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., Nov. 5 • 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 >>

Tues., Oct. 16–Nov. 13 • 7:00–8:15 p.m.
Open Enrollment: 11/6/2018

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., Nov. 6 • 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 >>

Wed., Nov. 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 >>

Thurs., Nov. 8 • 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. 8 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Gay Yoga Sangha: Practice with LGBTQ+ Friends and Teachers
Tim Groen, RYT 500 and Swami Chidananda

Join our LGBTQ+ Yoga Sangha for Yoga, tea, vegan cookies, and a discussion. Strengthen your Yoga practice during Tim’s energizing, 90-minute all-level class, which will stretch the body and calm the mind. Then discuss what’s ... more >>

Fri., Nov. 9 • 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.–Sun., Nov. 10–11 • 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 >>

Sat., Nov. 10 • 10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Empathy in AnyBody: Introduction to Yoga and Nonviolent Communication
Cat McCarthy, E-RYT 500, YACEP, RYS

“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., Nov. 10 • 2:30–4:30 p.m.

Slow Flow and Restorative: Root Chakra/Earth
Inga Benson, E-RYT 500, LCAT, BC-DMT, M.S., C-IAYT

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., Nov. 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., Nov. 10 • 5:30–7:00 p.m.

Two Swamis Satsang
Swamis Asokananda and Chidananda

The beloved Integral Yoga monks Swami Asokananda and Swami Chidananda 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., Nov. 11 • 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Yin Yoga and Journaling: Going Within
Sydney (Santoshi) MacInnis

What lies deep within you? Unstirred places? The stillness and stress of long-held (for five minutes) Yin poses create both vulnerability and openness. In this workshop the Yin poses combine with pauses for journaling, giving ... more >>

Sun., Nov. 11 • 2:00–4:30 p.m.

Yoga Therapy for Chronic Pain: An Introduction
Nancy O’Brien, Peter Karow, and Livvie Mann

In this workshop, participants will experience and learn about effective pain-management techniques for themselves, their loved ones, their clients, or their patients. We’ll look at the neurophysiology of chronic pain and its ... more >>

Mon., Nov. 12 • 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., Nov. 12 • 6:30–8:00 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 >>

Tues., Nov. 13 • 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Is Yoga Therapy for You?: A Mind-Body Approach to Healing
Nancy O’Brien and certified Yoga therapists

Discover the latest applications of the ancient practice of Yoga with our certified Yoga therapists. Experience the many aspects of Yoga Therapy and how they can help you maintain or improve your health and heal your body and mind. ... more >>

Tues., Nov. 13 • 6:30–9:30 p.m.

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

By praying and singing to water we heal our source and our selves, thus becoming community healers. In a circle of like-minded beings we shine the sunlight of our own prana on life scars to reveal a new story. Through meditation, a ... more >>

Tues., Oct. 16–Nov. 13 • 7:00–8:15 p.m.
Open Enrollment: 11/13/2018

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., Nov. 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.–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 >>

Wed., Nov. 14 • 6:30–8:30 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 >>

Thurs., Nov. 15 • 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. 17 • 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., Nov. 17 • 3:30–5:00 p.m.

Equanimity: Discovering Your Inner Comfort Zone
Swamini Sri Lalitambika Devi

We find a deep sense of peace on the Yoga mat or on the meditation cushion, but how do we maintain that truth amid the surprises of daily life? This workshop will explore various methods that you can use at any time to live from your ... more >>

Sat., Nov. 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., Nov. 17 • 5:30–7:00 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., Nov. 18 • 10:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Caring for the Pelvic Floor: Strengthen, Coordinate, Relax
Leslie Daley, RYT 500, MS, 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 >>

Sun., Nov. 18 • 3:30–5:30 p.m.

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

This popular workshop, taught by certified Integral Yoga meditation instructor Nina Priya Ma David, provides a complete overview of the practice of meditation. You'll receive instruction in and then the experience of various meditation ... more >>

Mon., Nov. 19 • 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., Nov. 19 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

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

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 >>

Mon., Nov. 19 • 7:00–8:00 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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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