We are located at 227 West 13th Street, 2nd Floor, in the historic building that houses the Integral Yoga Institute of New York.

Our expanded Daily Class Schedule features several class options including: Online, In-Person, and Hybrid: Online & In-Person Classes; so you can participate in whichever manner is best for you. All of our classes are taught live with our faculty giving focused instructions in real time. We also offer workshops and special series.

Please know that the use of masks in the classrooms is optional. Vaccination requirements will stay in place. Read more about our Community Care & COVID-19 Guidelines.

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Nil Akin


Nil has been teaching yoga since 2007. She got certified as an Iyengar Yoga Teacher in 2014. She continues her studies with her teachers James Murphy and Lara Warren in New York. Also she travels to India often to study with the Iyengar family in RIMYI. She is a faculty teacher at The Iyengar Yoga Institute of New York.

Nil grew up in Turkey, received her bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Ege University. She worked as a chemist for several years before moving to New York. She also practices Thai Yoga Massage which she is trained in 2010 in Thailand.

She strives to give clear instruction and demonstrations which make the yoga asanas understandable and achievable. Her classes are dynamic, challenging yet soothing.

Iyengar Yoga
Institutes of New York
227 West 13th Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10011

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