Workshops & Events

Sat., Mar. 23 • 1:30–3:30 p.m.

JourneyDance: Reconnect with Your Soul and Spirit
Inga (Ishwari) Benson

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

Sat., Mar. 23 • 4:15–5:15 p.m.

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

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

Sat., Mar. 23 • 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Satsang
Ann-Marie Amba Everitt. E-RYT 500

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

Mon., Mar. 25 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.

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

Cost: $15 per sessionHere 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 ... more >>

Tues., Mar. 26–Apr. 23 • 1:15–2:45 p.m.

Techniques and Strategies for Pain Relief Through Yoga Therapy: Shifting Perspectives: 5-Week Course
Rashmi Galliano, E-RYT 500

The Integral Yoga instructor and teacher trainer Rashmi is a candidate for a master’s degree in Yoga Therapy. This five-week, 90-minute course is designed to acknowledge, address, and embolden those suffering from pain and chronic ... more >>

Tues., Mar. 26 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.

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

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

Tues., Mar. 5–26 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.
Open Enrollment: 3/26/2019

Study Group on Raja Yoga: Yoga Philosophy and Psychology
Swami Chidananda

Discover the eight-limbed philosophy dedicated to the development of your full potential and the expression of your inner spiritual self. Focusing on a rich text, this class will review the heart of the individual basic sutras that are ... more >>

Thurs., Mar. 28 • 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., Mar. 28 • 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 >>

Fri., Mar. 29 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

Yoga with Reggae, Chant, and Mantra: Bob Marley, Krishna Das, and the Gayatri Mantra
Rashmi Galliano, E-RYT 500

When a group comes together with one, pointed focus, amazing and powerful transformation can happen. Begin with a soothing, one-hour slow flow Yoga class to the music of Bob Marley, chant and dance to Krishna Das’s “Hare ... more >>

Sat., Mar. 30 • 2:30–4:30 p.m.

Yoga Therapy for What Ails You: Mini Yoga Therapy Session
Nancy O'Brien and Jaymie Meyer

Nancy O’Brien, C-IAYT, RYT 500, and Jaymie Meyer, C-IAYT, E-RYT 500, C.W.P. Meet some of Integral Yoga’s certified Yoga therapists and experience a mini-session to see how they can support healing and health for your body and ... more >>

Sat., Mar. 30 • 4:15–5:15 p.m.

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

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

Sat., Mar. 30 • 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 >>

Mon., Apr. 1–22 • 10:00–11:30 a.m.

Buddha Body Yoga: Yoga for Large Bodies 4-Week Course
Michael Hayes, L.M.T.

For the first time: Buddha Body Yoga (Yoga for large bodies) at Integral Yoga! At Buddha Body Yoga, we take standard Yoga poses and adjust, modify, and adapt them so that people of size and people working with injuries are able to ... more >>

Mon., Apr. 1 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.

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

Cost: $15 per sessionHere 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 ... more >>

Mon., Apr. 1–22 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Discover Integral Yoga: 4-Week Fundamentals Course
Janaka

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

Tues., Apr. 2 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Sound Healing and Medical Qigong: A Fusion of Great Practices
Nadiya Nottingham, RYT and Rev. Laksmi Scalise

Join two of IYI’s senior teachers in a joyful, healing journey of sound healing with gongs, bowls, and your own voice through special Qigong chants from Nadiya’s master teacher’s lineage. As you lie down in savasana, ... more >>

Tues., Apr. 2–16 • 7:00–8:15 p.m.
Open Enrollment

Explore the Bhagavad Gita: Yoga Philosophy and Psychology
Swami Asokananda

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

Thurs., Apr. 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 >>

Thurs., Apr. 4–18 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

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

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

Sat., Apr. 6 • 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Signs of a Sincere Spiritual Seeker: 16 Ways to Become More Attuned to Your Soul's Aspiration
Swami Asokananda

It's not easy to be a sincere seeker. It's hard even to determine the level of our sincerity. There are things we do to make progress, and there are also things we do to hold ourselves back. In this inspiring workshop, Swami Asokananda ... more >>

Sat., Apr. 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., Apr. 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., Apr. 7 • 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Yoga for Anxiety: Discover Wonderful Tools
Jennifer Gibson

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

Mon., Apr. 8 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.

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

Cost: $15 per sessionHere 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 ... more >>

Mon., Apr. 8 • 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., Apr. 9 • 6:30–9:30 p.m.

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

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

Tues., Apr. 2–16 • 7:00–8:15 p.m.
Open Enrollment: 4/9/2019

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., Apr. 11 • 4:30–4:45 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., Apr. 11 • 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 >>

Fri., Apr. 12–26 • 9:30–10:30 a.m.
Open Enrollment

Sun Salutation Flow and Breathe: 3-Week Open Series
Chandra/Jo Sgammato

Surya namaskaram, the sun salutation, awakens and refreshes every aspect of the physical body and delights and enhances the mind. In this flow class for practitioners of all levels, the entire Integral Yoga class will be practiced within ... more >>

Fri., Apr. 12 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Awakening the Heart: Timeless Sufi Practices
Sevika Dobrow

Timeless Sufi practices, including slow movements and deep stretches, chanting, and dance meditation, provide a firsthand experience of well-being, joy, and happiness. Among the pleasant and welcome “side effects” are deep ... more >>

Sat., Apr. 13 • 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Sanskrit: The Vibrational Language: Its Use in Ayurveda and Yoga
Cory Tixier, B.S., C. Ayu., E-RYT 500

Immerse yourself in basic Sanskrit language and pronunciation. This ancient tongue, whose sounds and meanings merge seamlessly, is a tool for Ayurvedic communication, diagnosis, and therapeutic measures. An offering of the Integral Yoga ... more >>

Sat., Apr. 13 • 1:30–3:30 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., Apr. 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., Apr. 13 • 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 >>

Sun., Apr. 14 • 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

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

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

Sun., Apr. 14 • 1:30–4:30 p.m.

Maximum Security: One Man’s Journey from Prison to Freedom Through Meditation
Alan Gompers

Alan Gompers will share his story, illuminated in his book Maximum Security: The True Meaning of Freedom. His lifelong search for meaning and recognition led him to make and lose millions, sell drugs, and be sentenced to life in prison. ... more >>

Mon., Apr. 15 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.

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

Cost: $15 per sessionHere 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 ... more >>

Mon., Apr. 15 • 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 >>

Tues., Apr. 2–16 • 7:00–8:15 p.m.
Open Enrollment: 4/16/2019

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., Apr. 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 >>

Fri., Apr. 12–26 • 9:30–10:30 a.m.
Open Enrollment: 4/19/2019

Sun Salutation Flow and Breathe: 3-Week Open Series
Chandra/Jo Sgammato

Surya namaskaram, the sun salutation, awakens and refreshes every aspect of the physical body and delights and enhances the mind. In this flow class for practitioners of all levels, the entire Integral Yoga class will be practiced within ... more >>

Sat., Apr. 20 • 2:00–4:00 p.m.

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

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

Sat., Apr. 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 >>

Mon., Apr. 22 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.

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

Cost: $15 per sessionHere 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 ... more >>

Mon., Apr. 22 • 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 >>

Wed., Apr. 24 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Book Party with FREE Book: Unbecoming: A Memoir of Disobedience
Anuradha Bhagwati

The founder of Yoga for Vets NYC and a Marine Corps veteran, Anuradha Bhagwati brought national attention to sexual violence in the military and helped overturn the ban on women in combat. Her new memoir, Unbecoming: A Memoir of ... more >>

Thurs., Apr. 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 >>

Fri., Apr. 12–26 • 9:30–10:30 a.m.
Open Enrollment: 4/26/2019

Sun Salutation Flow and Breathe: 3-Week Open Series
Chandra/Jo Sgammato

Surya namaskaram, the sun salutation, awakens and refreshes every aspect of the physical body and delights and enhances the mind. In this flow class for practitioners of all levels, the entire Integral Yoga class will be practiced within ... more >>

Fri., Apr. 26 • 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. 27 • 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 >>

Sat., Apr. 27 • 2:00–4:00 p.m.

Engaging Your Muscle Strength
Hamsa Spagnola, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, T.R.M.

In this combination chair/mat class, Hamsa will guide you in a fun and strengthening practice, fusing the beauty and grace of Yoga by showing you how to engage, activate, strengthen, and tone your muscles. Engaging the muscles helps to ... more >>

Sat., Apr. 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., Apr. 27 • 4:30–6:00 p.m.

Transformational Breathwork with Live Music: Discover Deep Peace
Radharani and CC Treadway

Transformational Breathwork is a simple but powerful reclining practice that quickly brings about states of clarity and expansion. All over the world, people report that a single breathwork session can effect deep emotional ... more >>

Sat., Apr. 27 • 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., Apr. 28 • 2:00–5:00 p.m.

Steadiness, Resilience, and Transcendence: New Findings in Yoga and Science
Eddie Stern

During this half-day workshop, Eddie will discuss some of the underlying mechanisms of Yoga that make it an effective practice for emotional and self-regulation, resilience, and spiritual experience. He will highlight specifically how ... more >>

Mon., Apr. 29 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.

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

Cost: $15 per sessionHere 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 ... more >>

Mon., Apr. 29 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Strong to the Core: A Yoga Workshop
Melissa “Mati” Elstein, RYT, Esq.

Learn safe and effective ways to strengthen the core, especially the hard-to-reach lower abdominals. Strong abs make balancing poses easier and are the key to a graceful posture. In this workshop you will learn abdominal exercises that ... more >>

Mon., Apr. 29 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Yoga of Breath: Pranayama for Beginners
Rashmi Galliano, E-RYT 500

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., May 1 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Breaking Free: The Law of Karma and Free Will
Prem Sadasivananda

What is karma? What is its relationship with freedom? Is everything predetermined? What is the karma from a Vedantic point of view? These are some of the questions Prem Sadasivananda will be discussing in a talk sure to engage your mind ... more >>

Thurs., May 2 • 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., May 2 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

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

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

Sat., May 4 • 10:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Bandhas, Breath, and Pelvic Health: Find Your Energetic Lift
Leslie Daley, RYT 500, MS, OTR/L

Learn how to access and work with the mysterious bandhas—jhalandara, uddiyana, and mula—while gaining a basic understanding of how a well-functioning “core” or pressure system supports pelvic health. Using breath, ... more >>

Sat., May 4 • 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Why Do We Practice?: Yoga Beyond Hatha
Kali Morse, E-RYT 500, RPYT, C-IAYT

Hatha Yoga is often referred to as the calling card to the deeper teachings of Yoga. What does that mean? Hatha Yoga, the Yoga of the physical body, is certainly beneficial to maintaining physical health. However, the deeper practices in ... more >>

Sat., May 4 • 2:00–4:00 p.m.

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

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

Sat., May 4 • 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 4 • 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., May 5 • 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

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

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

Mon., May 6 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.

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

Cost: $15 per sessionHere 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 ... more >>

Mon., May 6 • 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 >>

Mon., May 6 • 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 >>

Tues., May 7 • 6:30–9:30 p.m.

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

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

Tues., May 7 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

Vedanta and Yoga: The Modern Relevance of Ancient Teachings
Swami Chidananda

The science of Yoga has a long and ancient history. In this series we will examine its roots in some of the most significant Scriptures of India—the Vedas. Each week we will address one or two of these texts and see where and how ... more >>

Thurs., May 9 • 3:30–4:45 p.m.
Open Enrollment

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

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

Fri., May 10 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Yin Yoga to Quell Anxiety: Feel at Home in Your Life
Corina Benner

Anxiety might be described as fear of a future threat. When worries about the future usurp your present state of calm, Yoga can be extremely helpful. In this Yin Yoga practice you will become a connoisseur of sensation, curious about ... more >>

Sat., May 11 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Yin Yoga and Exploration of the Eight Limbs of Yoga: Sinking into the Yoga Sutras
Corina Benner

Cost $108The eight limbs of Yoga show up in the second chapter of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, the oldest text specifically about the path of Yoga. It is there that we learn the yama and niyama (moral and ethical principles), as well as ... more >>

Sat., May 11 • 5:00–5:15 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 11 • 5:30–7:00 p.m.

Mother’s Day Satsang
Sumati Karen Bates

In every religion, the divinity of the mother is an object of worship and prayer. Celebrate the creative and life-sustaining aspects of the mother and the many goddesses whom human beings have honored as symbols of her vitality and joy. ... more >>

Mon., May 13 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.

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

Cost: $15 per sessionHere 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 ... more >>

Tues., May 14 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

Vedanta and Yoga: The Modern Relevance of Ancient Teachings
Swami Chidananda

The science of Yoga has a long and ancient history. In this series we will examine its roots in some of the most significant Scriptures of India—the Vedas. Each week we will address one or two of these texts and see where and how ... more >>

Wed., May 15 • 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., May 16 • 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., May 18 • 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Communication as a Spiritual Practice: The Art of Having Ego-Free, Heartfelt Conversations
Shankar Fern

Though we think it’s easy, there is little more challenging than the attempt of two people to communicate with each other. Misunderstanding, hurt feelings, and defensiveness that spiral into arguments plague conversations with even ... more >>

Sat., May 18 • 1:30–3:30 p.m.

Integrative Strategies for Healthy Aging: Reset Your Biological Age: 2-Part Workshop
Manu Dawson, C.Y.N.Th.

Cost: $54Come 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 ... more >>

Sat., May 18 • 2:30–4:30 p.m.

Partner Thai Yoga Bodywork: Bring Loving-Kindness to Any Relationship
Masami

Cost: $54 for two people Two people can come together and learn a brief and easy Thai Yoga massage they can easily practice at home. A 10- to 15-minute session, shared regularly, is very therapeutic for any relationship to deepen or ... more >>

Sat., May 18 • 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 18 • 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., May 19 • 10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

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

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

Mon., May 20 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.

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

Cost: $15 per sessionHere 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 ... more >>

Mon., May 20 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Yoga for Runners: Improve Overall Conditioning with Stretching
Melissa “Mati” Elstein, RYT, Esq.

Whether you are a serious runner or a weekend jogger, it is important to balance the repetitive forward and contractile movements of running with proper stretching. Learn Yoga poses and stretches geared for runners to help you with ... more >>

Tues., May 21 • 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 >>

Tues., May 21 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

Vedanta and Yoga: The Modern Relevance of Ancient Teachings
Swami Chidananda

The science of Yoga has a long and ancient history. In this series we will examine its roots in some of the most significant Scriptures of India—the Vedas. Each week we will address one or two of these texts and see where and how ... more >>

Wed., May 22 • 6:30–9:00 p.m.

Meditation for the Active Mind: Discover the Joy in All Meditations
Swami Vidyananda

Come join us for a refreshing look at uncovering peace of mind. Learn useful tools like body-based meditations, making friends with the breath, and developing the witness. Discover the deep benefits of even “bad” meditations ... more >>

Thurs., May 23 • 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., May 23 • 6:30–9:00 p.m.

Take Back Your Power: Finding Strength in a World of Conflict
Swami Vidyananda

Any sane person can see that our world is out of balance. Watching the news can create feelings of helplessness and hopelessness. Yoga can teach you to reclaim your inner power and peace. It can teach you when and how to act and how to ... more >>

Sat., May 25 • 1:30–3:30 p.m.

Integrative Strategies for Healthy Aging: Reset Your Biological Age: 2-Part Workshop
Manu Dawson, C.Y.N.Th.

Cost: $54Come 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 ... more >>

Sat., May 25 • 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 25 • 5:30–7:00 p.m.

Three Swamis Satsang
Swamis Asokananda, Chidananda, and Jyotirmayananda

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

Sat., May 25 • 10:00–11:55 p.m.

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

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

Tues., May 28 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

Vedanta and Yoga: The Modern Relevance of Ancient Teachings
Swami Chidananda

The science of Yoga has a long and ancient history. In this series we will examine its roots in some of the most significant Scriptures of India—the Vedas. Each week we will address one or two of these texts and see where and how ... more >>

Thurs., May 30 • 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 >>

Mon., Jun. 3 • 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 >>

Sun.–Mon., Jun. 23–24 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Lotus Palm Thai Mat-Style Foot Reflexology: Learn to Give a 60-Minute Treatment 2-Day Workshop
Sukha Wong

Foot reflexology is based on the belief that all parts of the body are affected by the application of gentle pressure to corresponding parts of the feet to restore balance. In this East-meets-West Thai mat-style reflexology and foot ... more >>

Wed.–Sun., Jun. 26–30 • 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 >>

Wed.–Sun., Jun. 26–30 • 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 >>

Sat.–Sun., Jul. 27–28 • 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 >>

Thurs.–Sun., Aug. 1–4 • 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

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

This 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 investigate the foundational shapes of Yin Yoga, ... more >>

Fri.–Sun., Aug. 16–18 • 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 >>

Wed.–Sun., Sept. 4–8 • 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 >>

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

Accessible Yoga Training
Jivana Heyman, E-RYT 500

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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