IYENGAR YOGA

ASSOCIATION OF GREATER NEW YORK

INSTITUTES OF NEW YORK & BROOKLYN

We offer a full schedule of  online daily classes as well as workshops, series, and events. We also offer Hybrid: In-Person classes in Downtown Brooklyn at 525 Pacific Street.

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Coming This April 26 to May 2, 2021

Special Focus
Props to You!

Mon, Apr 26 | 6:30-7:45pm
Santiago Hernandez
Props can both assist and challenge the body in asana practice. In this class we will focus on using blocks, a belt, wall space, blankets and a chair. Reflecting on how these items inform the poses and the ways in which we sustain them.

Special Focus
Restorative Practice to Prepare for Pranayama

Thu, Apr 29 | 6:30-7:45pm
Deidra Demens
Open your chest and pelvis in supported supine postures that will enhance your ability to breathe effectively…paving the way smoothly for the practice of Pranayama to take root (regulation of our life force energy).

Guest Teacher Workshop
Special Sundays with Firooza

EXPLORING: PRATYAHARA PART 2
Sun, May 2 | 9:00-11:00am
Senior Teacher and student of the Iyengar’s since the 1970’s, Firooza Razvi from Mumbai joins us monthly for a two-hour class, including Asana or Pranayama combined with a lecture on the core principles of yoga philosophy.


Next Week: May 3 to 9, 2021

Special Focus
From our Roots to our Shoots: Hands & Feet

Mon, May 3 | 10:00-11:15am
Susan Turis
Bring stability in asana through the connection of the limbs to the breath and become graceful, rounded and steady.

May Special Series
Jumpings

Tue, May 4, 11 & 18 | 9:00-10:30am
Dan Coogan
Practicing Surya Namaskar and jumpings is invigorating, dynamic and uplifting – all key ingredients for helping us create joy in our yoga practice.

Special Focus
Hamstring Help

Wed, May 5 | 6:30-7:45pm
Mimi Visser
Tight hamstrings can restrict our bodies and lead to lower back troubles. Focus on ways to lengthen and strengthen the back thigh muscles to help free your lower back.

May Special Series
Home Practice

Thu, May 6, 13 & 20 | 2:30-4:00pm
Liza Toft
Find inspiration and direction on how to make the leap to doing yoga on your own. Learn how to put together what you learn in class and start establishing your own home practice

May Beginner’s Series

Sat, May 8, 15 & 22 | 4:00-5:15pm
Tori Milner
This progressive, 3-week series lays the foundation of Iyengar Yoga and presents the basic postures and actions you will be taught in Level 1/Beginner’s classes. We encourage beginning students to take each online class live to connect directly with the teacher and to receive live-guidance therefore Beginner’s Series are not recorded.

Special Focus
A Pathway to Sarvangasana

Sun, May 9 | 2:00-3:15pm
Meg Walsh-Sinkel
B.K.S Iyengar writes in Light on Yoga (p.212): “Sarvangasana is the Mother of asanas. As a mother strives for harmony and happiness in the home, so this asana strives for harmony and happiness is the human system.
On Mother’s Day, let’s gather together to cultivate a stronger, deeper, fuller connection to Sarvangasana, through the pathway of standing and seated asanas.

May Beginner’s Series

Sun, May 9, 16 & 23 | 12:30-1:45pm
Hector Martinez
This progressive, 3-week series lays the foundation of Iyengar Yoga and presents the basic postures and actions you will be taught in Level 1/Beginner’s classes. We encourage beginning students to take each online class live to connect directly with the teacher and to receive live-guidance therefore Beginner’s Series are not recorded.


Coming Up:

Guest Teacher Workshop
Laurie Blakeney

Fri, May 14 – Sun, May 16
Laurie is an Advanced level CIYT, one of the most senior Iyengar teachers in the USA. She began her studies in 1971 and has persisted through a lifetime of learning and practicing Iyengar Yoga. Since 1983, Laurie has been taught directly by the Iyengars during annual trips to RIMYI. Her classes are fun and challenging; she supports her students intellectually and emotionally.
All Sessions will be recorded. Students will have access for 14 days following each session.

2021 Yogathon: Let’s Make Magic Happen

Sun, June 6
Join us for a joyfilled, yoga themed, multi-media online extravaganza supporting the mission and programs of the Iyengar Yoga Association of Greater New York. Watch from wherever home is!

Iyengar Yoga
Institutes of New York & Brooklyn
525 Pacific St, Brooklyn, NY 1127

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