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When you forget your true nature and
look for happiness in external ways,
that is the basic ignorance. The aim
of all the Yoga practices is to stop
anything from disturbing the mind so
that it can reflect the Peace and Joy
that is your true nature.

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—Sri Swami Satchidananda

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Yoga is the fountain of youth.
You're only as young as your spine is
flexible.

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—Bob Harper

Yoga

About

Yoga is a discipline which originates from India and uses breathing techniques, physical postures and meditation to improve health and happiness. Derived from the Sanskrit word for "yoke” or "join together,” it essentially means union. It is the science of uniting the individual soul with the cosmic spirit through the combined practices of asana (postures), pranayama (breathing) and dhyana (meditation).

Yoga encourages a present state of being that is based on body and mind awareness in order to fully experience your wonderful (and wondrous) existence here on earth.

Benefits

The benefits of Yoga range from improving health to achieving a more balanced lifestyle. Yoga acts in a wholesome manner on the various body parts in a truly holistic way. It massages the internal glands and organs of the body, which in turn help facilitate the nourishment of cells, bring more clarity and calm to the mind and improve quality of life. By keeping the body clean, flexible and well lubricated, Yoga significantly reduces the catabolic process of cell deterioration (aging process).

Some of the benefits of Yoga:

  • Steadiness and concentration improve
  • Dexterity skills/balance and posture improve
  • Strength, endurance and resiliency increase
  • Immunity increases
  • Energy level increases
  • Weight normalizes
  • Sleep improves
  • Pain decreases

Teaching

My style and philosophy of Yoga?

"I have been teaching Yoga (Vinyasa) for nearly 15 years. The word Vinyasa means "breath-synchronized movement." I personally see Yoga as a moving meditation, a breath-synchronized series of movements done in full awareness of the present moment. My dance background, extensive knowledge of the human body and continuous Yoga practice have contributed to the increased awareness and quality of my Yoga instruction. My classes are usually infused with flow and playfulness and offer a relaxed and awakening atmosphere. Through the exploration of your own mindfulness, you can experience a deeper understanding of yourself and a more personal connection with the world. My intention is for my students to leave the class with an openness and awareness of the life flow within and around us.”

Schedule

 


Hamptons and NYC

Private Yoga classes & Urban Zen Integrative Therapy
available at your residence/office.
Session: $200-$250 (depending on location)


 

Group classes:
Saturdays 
~8:30am "Open"
at Mandala, Amagansett, NY

 

Thursdays
~4pm Basic
at Yoga Shanti, Sag Harbor, NY

 


~Y4C Yoga for Cancer Survivor Class *FREE
Thursdays & Tuesdays
2:30-3:45pm 
at Yoga Shanti Sag Harbor NY
*for registration contact 
Fighting Chance  631.725.4646

& Wednesdays at 10:15am "wellness center" Southampton hospital (free)

 

 

 

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