Measuring up... Foundations of Katonah Yoga-  3 Part Series with Lynn Ivey
Sep
12
to Sep 26

Measuring up... Foundations of Katonah Yoga- 3 Part Series with Lynn Ivey


Basics of Katonah Yoga Adjustments - Wednesday, Sept. 12, 6:30-8:30pm
The goal of the Katonah practice is to be well-adjusted, functional and garner insight through practice. Take time to refine, define, and align your poses using the Katonah Yoga method.  In this workshop, Lynn will help you find your corners and diagonals by breaking down each pose. This will help you in your own practice and in assisting others in one on one adjustments.  Teachers and students of all levels are welcome to join.

Katonah Yoga Sun Salutations- Wednesday, Sept 19, 6:30-8:30pm
Move through the element of water by connecting each asana to make a collective wave in the ocean. Use solar energy to create flow and design, which will reflect the suns radiance. In this workshop we will break down the 10 poses that come together to create the Katonah Yoga Sun Salutation.  We will also explore the magic of the moon salutations by breaking down 14 steps to create the lunar flow.

Magic Square and the language of Katonah Yoga- Wednesday, Sept 26, 6:30-8:30pm
In this workshop you will learn how to set yourself on a compass and explore the insights that becomes available when you find your center.   The "magic square" is an ancient Chinese grid of numbers whose relations form a cosmic pattern of integrity and fluency. This workshop's goal is to give you an understanding of oneself, embodied in time and space.

Come to one or come to all!

$40/per session

 

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INVERSION WORKSHOP WITH OSI
Oct
6
2:00 PM14:00

INVERSION WORKSHOP WITH OSI

Join Osi for a two hour full practice of arm balancing postures with ease and grace. We will tap into our playful spirit and confidence that always exist within us. Rather then pushing through, we will explore step by step the magic behind arm balancing and inversions. By using architectural smarts and proper specific warm up, we will be able to get into the poses smoothly. Learn to approach these poses with ease, grace, and power. You will learn tricks to kick up to the wall, balance without the wall, open your shoulders, boost your confidence, and connect to your playful spirit. By exploring the science of arm-balances and inversions, you will get past the mind blocks that stop you, which hill help equip you for any challenge life brings in the future.

About Osi- Osi has a passion for life. An internationally celebrated yoga teacher, Osi delights in delivering playful and dynamic Asana coupled with yogic wisdom and personal insight into her yoga classes. She teaches in studios and workshops both here and abroad and is a certified Shambhala meditation guide and Kundalini yoga teacher. Often described as a “desert flower”, her Middle Eastern roots embellish her classes with spirituality, music, and global spirit. As a lifelong student of Ayurveda, she learned important lessons about balancing the diet, using Ayurveda body oils, and other strategies for self-care.

Osi currently teaches at Equinox in New York City. She hosts multiple teacher trainings each year at her yoga school, Yoga With Intention, and runs workshops at Katonah Yoga in Westchester, NY. Osi has led retreats in inspirational destinations all over the world, including Bali, France, Costa Rica and Israel.

Open to ALL levels !!!

$40

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FIND YOUR COMFORT IN TEACHING A 5hr KATONAH YOGA INTENSIVE with ELLEN SIRUCCI
Oct
20
2:00 PM14:00

FIND YOUR COMFORT IN TEACHING A 5hr KATONAH YOGA INTENSIVE with ELLEN SIRUCCI

Making the transition from being certified and understanding Katonah Yoga conceptually and physically -- to teaching it -- is a big step.  This Teaching Technique class is a place to hone your skills as a teacher, find your voice, work on designing and creating a class, find the way you teach best.  How do you demonstrate and lead a class?  How do you correct and keep the class going?  How do you use words to cue the class? Do you memorize what you want to do - or are you a go with the flow type of teacher? Do you project your voice well? Are your instructions clear?

In our small group you will find a safe environment in which you can practice finding your teaching voice, practice designing and leading sequences, learn how to lead the class in a thoughtful manner, think on your feet to change and alter sequences depending on who is in the class, use props and grow in your confidence and comfort level to bring your teaching to the next level.

This class will be filled with positive and constructive feedback as we take time for each participant to teach in small sequences.

Please come prepared with a 5 min sequence for the beginning of a class.

Class is designed for all levels: new teachers, teachers who would like to get feedback and insights on their teaching or anyone else who would like to use the experience of Teaching Training as a tool in anything they do

Ellen Sirucci is a Master Katonah Yoga Teacher.  Ellen's background with over two decades of Katonah Yoga, and an earlier career being a professional dancer and on air spokesperson, give her unique insights into helping to present and propel your teaching abilities.

5 hour teacher training intensive -- class size limited -- please sign up by emailing info@katonahyoga.com asap to reserve a space or to let us know your interest.
This intensive counts towards a 200 hour Katonah Yoga Certification

$125

 

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An Introduction to Taoist Healing Arts: Qi Gong & Acupressure Massage with Ari Halbert
Oct
21
2:00 PM14:00

An Introduction to Taoist Healing Arts: Qi Gong & Acupressure Massage with Ari Halbert

Join acupuncturist and Katonah Yoga Teacher Ari Halbert for an introduction to the Taoist practice of Qi Gong and acupressure massage based on the meridian system of Chinese Medicine.

Qi Gong exercises cultivate and distribute Energy/Qi throughout the body and are a powerful tool that have been used for thousands of years to promote health and longevity.  The immediate effects are an invigorating burst of physical energy and extreme mental clarity, while the long term effects gradually boost the immune system and increase stamina and will power.  Participants will be taught a specific set of exercises, first learning each one step-by-step, then practicing them linked together in succession, using the group energy to create palpable swell of energy.

The acupressure portion of the workshop will include a brief overview of the Chinese meridian system, while spending the majority of the time focusing on hands-on, practical applications of the theory.  Students will work individually and with partners, learning to apply the healing massage techniques to both oneself and to others.  No previous bodywork experience is required. 

 $45

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Intro to Calisthenics: Developing Strength and Control through Body-Weight Movements with Noah Julian
Oct
28
2:00 PM14:00

Intro to Calisthenics: Developing Strength and Control through Body-Weight Movements with Noah Julian

The essence of body-weight training and the ultimate way for anyone to build strength, flexibility and bodily awareness. This type of training has obvious transferable benefit and can be a perfect complement to any physical endeavour one may wish to pursue.

We will focus on pushing and pulling for the upper body while also addressing the many ways one can develop very strong legs by introducing squatting, sprinting and jumping. In the spirit of calisthenics we will use whatever tools are available to us in the environment (whether that be walls, bars, poles, gymnastics rings or bodies. Be prepared to interact with the environment around you and the other practitioners within it.

Noah Julian’s teaching has its roots in yoga but is not bound by tradition. Sometimes fluid, always informative. We will look at the geometric alignment of the body and the possibilities that arise in one’s movement by correcting body mechanics and introducing old and new movement patterns. 

About Noah

Noah’s early life was informed by intense study of music and the pursuit of a career as a concert violinist. Following a diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis Noah turned his attention toward meditation, breath-work, diet, and numerous movement modalities (including: Yoga-Asana, Acrobatics, Gymnastics, martial arts, dance, and WeightLifting). Noah has worked closely with yoga teachers of various styles (Katonah, Prana Flow, Vinyasa, Iyengar, Anusara, Ashtanga, Acro-Yoga), spanning two decades.  Using his experience with music pedagogy and the trials of recovering from a debilitating disease he brings personal tools as well as collected knowledge of moving through physical and mental challenges.

$40

 

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CREATIVE TAI JI & QI GONG w/ MASTER CHUNGLIANG AL HUANG
Sep
23
1:30 PM13:30

CREATIVE TAI JI & QI GONG w/ MASTER CHUNGLIANG AL HUANG

LEARN The Moving Forms

  • Five Moving Forces

  • Tai Ji Ritual

  • Living Tao Circles

  • Experience the Dancing Energy

DISCOVER Dancing Brush Strokes

  • Learn Essential Characters

  • Understand the Metaphors

  • Dance the Characters

  • Experience the WOW

ENRICH Philosophical Foundations

  • Principles of Yin Yang

  • Taoist Classics

  • The 3 Pillars of Asian Wisdom

  • Poetry from East and West

“Tai Ji at its best, in its purest form, is almost invisible - so little to look at, so small you do not admire it for its fanciness….The only way you can find where you are is to dive right into the middle of it, and learn from YOU doing it. You can’t learn much from beautiful ideas alone. All that knowledge comes from outside and does not really serve you.

Life is much too ephemeral and brief. 5-10 years can slip by in an instant, or become suspended in the “Stillness in Motion” of the DANCE, in “The Eternal NOW”, depending on how we live the years given to us. Be grateful to being Truly Alive each day. It is not the goal in the end that counts; it is always what and how we experience the journey we are taking in everyday living. Each moment well lived with joy and gratitude is the ultimate accomplishment.” - Master Chungliang Al Huang

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SOUND BATH SERIES with LEYDIN KOTAPISH
Jul
22
to Aug 5

SOUND BATH SERIES with LEYDIN KOTAPISH

Join our famed resident Sound Healer, Leydin Kotapish for a series of Sound Baths. Each experience is an hour of solely sound. 

 Leydin's playing is uniquely delivered and transports one into their own vast inner landscapes. Safely ushering one into their depths as well as up to the piqued heights of an active imagination, the bowls' frequencies reach every cell and gift the participatant with whatever the body and spirit needs.

Sunday, July 22,  3-4p  + Sunday August 5, 3-4p

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MULTI-INTENSO SERIES with DAVID REGELIN
Jul
16
to Aug 16

MULTI-INTENSO SERIES with DAVID REGELIN

Multi Intenso is a multi intentional, multi dimensional strength and mobility class that incorporates calisthenics strength training with movement and mobility drills that will build a solid and integrated physique, upright posture, and extraordinary range of movement.

Learn to stand on your hands and feet with grace, power, and confidence! 

Expect push-ups, hard core - core conditioning, hand standing drills, and back strengthening forward and backward bends. Look like an ex-con and move like a yogi after a series of multi-intenso intensive trainings this Summer!

1:30PM-3:00PM MONDAYS + THURSDAYS  7/16 - 8/16  

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THERABANDS IN A KATONAH YOGA PRACTICE with ALISON GRANDE
Jun
23
2:00 PM14:00

THERABANDS IN A KATONAH YOGA PRACTICE with ALISON GRANDE

For anything to manifest, one must mediate the polarities.

Join Alison Grande for a radical exploration and discussion of the universal principle of polarity!  Through the use of Therabands as a prop in a Katonah Yoga® practice, one will be in a position to experience, perceive and mediate the principle of polarity and then be able to use it to one’s  advantage.

The unique use of this prop will not only allow students to engage in mediating polarities, but also strengthen tendons and ligaments and leave feeling energized.

Registration is required due to the limited number of bands

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LIVING SUTRAS: TAKING YOGA WISDOM BEYOND THE MAT workshop, Practice + Book Signing with AMY PEARCE-HAYDEN
Jun
17
2:00 PM14:00

LIVING SUTRAS: TAKING YOGA WISDOM BEYOND THE MAT workshop, Practice + Book Signing with AMY PEARCE-HAYDEN

Join Author and seasoned yoga teacher, Amy Pearce-Hayden for a journey into the ancient theory of classical yoga as codified by Patanjali and his Yoga Sutras.  The workshop will begin with an introduction to the eight-limbed path, followed by an asana practice designed to cultivate a deeper connection to the innate wisdom each of us carry that will be put to paper after. Group journaling and discussion follow practice with the text and Amy as your guide. 

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In its highest form, yoga is a practice for your body and your mind. 

Living the Sutras brings the wisdom of classical yoga philosophy into your life in an accessible and relevant way. The Yoga Sutras, a foundational text of yoga philosophy and practice, written by the guru Patanjali over two thousand years ago, are made up of 196 aphorisms that offer potent teachings on how to deal with loss and pain, and guidance on how to lead a healthy and fulfilling life. Kelly DiNardo and Amy Pearce-Hayden offer an enjoyable entrée to this yoga training for the mind and spirit by introducing a sutra or group of sutras on a related theme, providing a brief commentary, and then offering writing prompts to allow you to reflect on and apply the meaning of the sutras to your life. The book is at once an introduction to the classical philosophy, a quick guide for students and teachers, and an active self-study that helps you to engage with the wisdom in a deeply personal way.
 

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WOMENS TAOIST JADE EGG CIRCLE with FAUSTA
Jun
2
2:00 PM14:00

WOMENS TAOIST JADE EGG CIRCLE with FAUSTA

Do you want to feel self confident and deeply connected to your body? 

Are you experiencing PMS or menopausal symptoms that affect your daily life? 

Do you want to expand your radiance? 

Do you have a low libido?

Do you know that there are qigong and meditation practices that will help you manage hormonal ups and downs with grace and serenity? Practices that revitalize sexual energy, and enhance your health and well-being in the process,  including the health of your bones! 

Participants will learn simple ways to release stress, circulate internal energy, and perhaps most importantly, connect with the "Yin Essence" — that essential aspect of being that includes nurturing, creative, loving, and sexy energy. The effects of this work are powerful and include deep insight, better sleep, more energy, and greater pleasure in the bedroom.

Participants will learn:

•        6 Healing Sounds to Transform Stress into Vitality applied to the sexual center;

•        Inner Smile Meditation

•        To circulate energy in the Microcosmic Orbit;

•        Ovarian Breathing; and

•        Breast Massage to transform congestion and stagnation into loving, healing energy.   

 •       Clearing negative emotional energy from the sexual organs.  

 •        Jade Egg Practice

Please bring a sarong or long skirt and loose fitting top for practice.  Certified Jade eggs will be available for purchase.     Feel free to contact me with your questions and concerns, Fausta 347-834-4662 or faustanyc@gmail.com     Instagram: sacredfemininearts

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KATONAH YOGA® WITH PUPPIES! with ALISON GRANDE +  BRENDA DEROSE
May
16
6:15 PM18:15

KATONAH YOGA® WITH PUPPIES! with ALISON GRANDE + BRENDA DEROSE

As part of a pilot program, Katonah Yoga is working with Bedford-based A New Chance Animal Rescue (ANCAR) for a special “Yoga with Puppies” class. All class fees will be donated to ANCAR to support their mission to help homeless and helpless dogs.

The wellness benefits of interacting with dogs are widely documented, and this gentle yoga class will give students the chance to share the space with the puppies and interact during their practice. Early socialization is important for the puppies' development to prepare them for adoption. 

About the puppies: 

The puppies who will be joining this class were born locally just days after their mom was transported here from a kill shelter in the South. Now 10 weeks old, they are vulnerable to germs, so appropriate health protocols for both puppies and people for this special class have been set by ANCAR. 

For more information about A New Chance Animal Rescue and photos of adorable adoptable dogs please go to www.anewchancear.org

$25.00

Class size is limited

Registration is required 

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REWIRE. HIPS. with WINI LINGUVIC
May
6
2:00 PM14:00

REWIRE. HIPS. with WINI LINGUVIC

We all have an electrical current running through our body. In yoga this current is referred to as Prana.  In internal martial arts this current is referred to as Chi.

Whatever we call this internal current, all traditional healing modalities focus on the moving of energy to repair, restore and recalibrate the body.

 Please join us for an afternoon exploration of how to DRIVE our internal current through the forms and fits of Katonah Yoga. Expect to deconstruct and reconstruct forms and frames as we drive the powerful triad of intellect, imagination and breath through the tightest parts of our hips. Our practice will close with the Recipe For Clarity, a deep recalibration of the body inspired by the work of Nevine Michaan.

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Wini Linguvic is the owner of the elevate practice, in Pacifica, California.  Wini’s aim as a teacher is to provide an accessible and practical map through the mystical and often overwhelming routes of yoga. Her work is highly influenced by her time with Nevine Michaan, who taught her there is magic in science and science in magic.

The Elevate Practice

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KUNDALINI YOGA: BUILD A HOME PRACTICE with LIAM PFEIFFER
Apr
28
2:00 PM14:00

KUNDALINI YOGA: BUILD A HOME PRACTICE with LIAM PFEIFFER

This workshop will guide you through a simple, yet powerful Kundalini Kriya, selected for you to adapt into a home practice. The kriya - a series of postures, breath, and sound that initiates a sequence of physical and mental changes that affect the body, mind, and spirit simultaneously – will be supported by Nevine Michaan’s Katonah Yoga alignment theory. 

Liam Pfeiffer is an experienced Kundalini Yoga teacher who is committed to sharing this powerful practice and helping people elevate.

He teaches and studies with Hari Kaur at the Treehouse and leads the New York chapter of Yoga for Youth, dedicated to at-risk youth. When not in the studio, Liam works with the non-profit Steady Buckets, teaching Yoga to thousands of city youth.

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MAGIC SQUARE BASICS with LYNN IVEY
Apr
22
12:00 PM12:00

MAGIC SQUARE BASICS with LYNN IVEY

Learn the ABCs and the 123s in this introductory magic square workshop.
No experience is required!

The "magic square" is an ancient Chinese grid of numbers whose relations form a cosmic pattern of integrity and fluency. This workshop's goal is to give you an understanding of oneself, embodied in time and space.

The goal of the Katonah practice is to be well-adjusted.  In this workshop you will learn how to set yourself on a compass, THE MAGIC SQUARE and explore the insights that become available when you find your center.  

 

 

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SPECIALIZED KATONAH YOGA 30 MINUTE PRIVATE SESSIONS with ELLEN
Mar
18
12:00 PM12:00

SPECIALIZED KATONAH YOGA 30 MINUTE PRIVATE SESSIONS with ELLEN

Is someone you know feeling unable to try Katonah Yoga due to age, health, injury or physical challenge?  Ellen is offering 30 min specialized mini privates as an intro to Katonah Yoga for anyone who feels unable to start within a group class. These sessions will be specific to each person and accommodate physical challenges of any sort.

$50

Please contact Liana for further details

info@katonahyoga.com

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TRANSITIONS AND MOVEMENTS with DAVID REGELIN
Mar
11
2:00 PM14:00

TRANSITIONS AND MOVEMENTS with DAVID REGELIN

Explore an array of movements and transitions that with practice, will enable you to transition from one posture to another, be it in the context of a postural yoga practice, cleaning your house, gardening, or getting off the couch for snacks.
David will lead students through a series of exercises that will test your ability to apply postural alignment principles to mindful agility movement and everyday rituals.

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MAGIC SQUARE BASICS WORKSHOP with LYNN IVEY
Mar
4
2:00 PM14:00

MAGIC SQUARE BASICS WORKSHOP with LYNN IVEY

Learn the ABCs and the 123s in this introductory magic square workshop.
No experience is required to join.  The goal of the Katonah practice is to be well-adjusted. In this workshop you will learn how to set yourself on a compass and explore the insights that becomes available when you find your center.   The "magic square" is an ancient Chinese grid of numbers whose relations form a cosmic pattern of integrity and fluency. This workshop's goal is to give you an understanding of oneself, embodied in time and space.

$40

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Restorative Workshop with Harriet and May
Feb
24
2:00 PM14:00

Restorative Workshop with Harriet and May

Join senior Katonah Yoga teachers Harriet Schreger and May Kirk for a restorative workshop. In this workshop you will learn restorative poses and hands-on adjustments to enrich your practice on and off the mat. You will begin to find how a restorative practice renovates and nurtures the body within the confinement of a pose.

$40

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FULL PRACTICE with PHILLIP + IVY
Feb
11
2:00 PM14:00

FULL PRACTICE with PHILLIP + IVY

A complete circle, a full revolution. Drop in and dig deep for hip­ opening sequences yielding stability, sensuality, and satisfaction. Open! to channel the superabundant cosmic energy by backbending in devotion and integrity. Change your mind, change your perspective­ and experience the joy, exhilaration, and empowerment of inversions. Wring out your insides and detox with twists! All in this master class, thematically layered & expertly timed to an emotional arc so as to elicit a powerful cathartic experience.

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THE ALCHEMY OF WINTER with IVY RAY + EVA GIORGI
Jan
27
2:00 PM14:00

THE ALCHEMY OF WINTER with IVY RAY + EVA GIORGI

"It is only when the formed learns from the unformed that there is understanding"  -Lao Tzu

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Welcome to Yin, the dark, the moon, the womb. Winter is the Apex of the seasonal cycle, the gestation of the year's work. It is an essential and potent time of Restoration, Inspiration and Embodiment; of warmth, quiet, inner reflection and self care. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, it is the season of Kidney,  our waters, the official of the body, the storehouse of our qi/life force, longevity, safety, vitality, willpower and so much more. Join us as we move away from the extraneous, delve into our depths, and use ourselves well to take best advantage of this season's purpose, intelligence and magic. 

Together we will stoke our fires, strengthen our roots, and soothe our souls. We will up your technique for Winter through asana, restorative, pranayama, sound and meditation practices; recipes for seasonal scents, foods, and music, all for a conscious, healing, joyful winter. Let's greet Spring whole, different, and new.

"I believe I know the only cure, which is to make one’s center of life inside of one’s self, not selfishly or excludingly, but with a kind of unassailable serenity — to decorate one’s inner house so richly that one is content there, glad to welcome anyone who wants to come and stay, but happy all the same when one is inevitably alone."  -Edith Wharton 1862-1937

 

 

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Practice You with Elena Brower at Katonah Yoga Center
Jan
21
2:00 PM14:00

Practice You with Elena Brower at Katonah Yoga Center

Elena Brower is thrilled to offer a nourishing afternoon practice designed around Practice You. Through asana, meditative contemplation, and written prompts, expect potent discoveries to light your path. A signed copy of Practice You will be included in your registration.

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"Mama, teacher, author, speaker, Elena has taught yoga since 1999. Art of Attention, has been ranked number one in design on Amazon, and has now been translated into six languages. Elena's second book, Practice You: A Journal, has just been released by Sounds True."

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Every change of season needs a change of seasoning with Harriet Schreger + Rita Christensen, HHC
Jan
7
12:00 PM12:00

Every change of season needs a change of seasoning with Harriet Schreger + Rita Christensen, HHC

 Change your recipe for Joy with each Season.

Learn what foods, asanas and internal practices are best for winter.

Winter is yin energy, slow and inward. It’s a time to spend nourishing yourself so you can be ready to go forward, as your best self, in Spring. Come spend an afternoon learning about which foods, asanas and internal practices are best for Winter. A half hour winter yoga practice as well as recipes, handouts, food tasting and a take home goodie bag will be included in registration.

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Adjustments with Harriet Schreger + Brenda DeRose
Jan
6
2:00 PM14:00

Adjustments with Harriet Schreger + Brenda DeRose

Take time to refine, define, and align your poses using the Katonah Yoga method.  In this workshop, Harriet + Brenda will help you find your corners and diagonals by breaking down five fundamental poses. This will help you in your own practice and in assisting others in one on one adjustments.  Teachers and students of all levels are welcome to join.  Bring your questions!  

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RING IN THE NEW YEAR / Sound Bath by Leydin Kotapish
Dec
31
3:00 PM15:00

RING IN THE NEW YEAR / Sound Bath by Leydin Kotapish

Join our famed resident Sound Healer, Leydin Kotapish for an hour long Sound Bath experience.  Leydin's playing is uniquely delivered and transports one into their own vast inner landscapes.  Safely ushering one into their depths as well as up to the piqued heights of an active imagination, the bowls' frequencies reach every cell and gift the participatant with whatever the body and spirit needs.

$20

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Winter Waters, Winter Fires: A Solstice Celebration Practice with Lynn Ivey + Eva Giorgi
Dec
20
6:30 PM18:30

Winter Waters, Winter Fires: A Solstice Celebration Practice with Lynn Ivey + Eva Giorgi

The Greater the External Darkness the Greater the Internal light.

Winter is the season of water- physical, ancestral, spiritual. Join Katonah Yoga teachers Lynn Ivey and Eva Giorgi in a celebratory practice designed to warm, move and transform our personal and communal waters, our depths, so that we may ignite our inner fires in the process; to cultivate these fires so that we may bring to light our abundance and availability and participate in the season of gifting, both in giving and receptivity and finally, to come together in cheer and joy.

Expect salutations, twists, tea and aromatherapy!

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Wild Winter: Herbal Allies for the Darkest Days with Eva Giorgi
Dec
13
3:00 PM15:00

Wild Winter: Herbal Allies for the Darkest Days with Eva Giorgi

Join me, Eva Giorgi for an early evening of merry medicine making + Winter Witchery! 

Learn to find the green amidst the gray, utilize the cold to your advantage,  treat your sensate Self (body. mind. spirit) to a Wild Winter.

In discussion: I will introduce basic ideas and ethics of herbalism, detail my top picks for Winter wellness and most importantly gift you with  tips, tools, and techniques so that you may begin to create a 'personal apothecary' by building your own unique relationship(s) within the plant kingdom. 

In making, Learn to design and wrap your very own Winter smudge stick and create an herbal steam. Herbal goodies, make great gifts; if available we will make seconds for loved ones. All materials will be provided. 

Enjoy a spiced mushroom + dandelion hot coco while we discuss + create!


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Eva's understanding of nature comes from her dependence on it.  Eva's formal plant studies include Aromahead Institute Certification Program approved by both The National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy and the Alliance of International Aromatherapists, Certification program with Appalachian School for Holistic Herbalism, apprenticeship with Charlene Heller, LAC (essential oils in Classical Chinese medicine) and endless independent study. Eva maintains that her greatest accomplishment is spending many a night under a blanket of stars on the soft bed of varying landscapes (with her beloved pup).

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David Regelin's Rhythm, Rhyme, and Repetition Vinyasa Method
Dec
10
2:00 PM14:00

David Regelin's Rhythm, Rhyme, and Repetition Vinyasa Method

Utilizing the principles of Katonah yoga, but radically reorganizing the format and accompanying narrative, this class is meant to broaden the understanding of how Nevine's method can be applied to yoga and movement in general.

While examining a broad range of postures and movement patterns  through a form focused lens, David will offer insight and techniques that will enhance an existing katonah practice, and develop a measured and methodical means to a skillful vinyasa practice end.

David Regelin is a traveling yoga teacher, he is based in New York City. David is a powerful voice, an eloquent and skillful teacher who is sought after for his workshops and teacher's intensives. His unique talent for simple yet precise articulation of form and technique, echo in the bodies and minds of his students. read more...

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Solely Sound; a sound bath by Leydin Kotapish
Dec
3
3:00 PM15:00

Solely Sound; a sound bath by Leydin Kotapish

Join our famed resident Sound Healer, Leydin Kotapish for an hour long Sound Bath experience.  Leydin's playing is uniquely delivered and transports one into their own vast inner landscapes.  Safely ushering one into their depths as well as up to the piqued heights of an active imagination, the bowls' frequencies reach every cell and gift the participatant with whatever the body and spirit needs.

$20

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Ropes & Chairs Workshop with Monique Michaels
Dec
2
2:00 PM14:00

Ropes & Chairs Workshop with Monique Michaels

Saturday, December 2nd
2pm - 4pm & 4pm-6pm (Please let us know which session you prefer)
$55 (each session limited to 4 students)

Working with CHAIRS + the ROPE wall as your primary tool offers the opportunity to experience yoga postures with support and greater ease. 

Utilizing gravity, geometry, traction and the wall as a map allowing the practitioner to define boundaries, discover alignment and balance while feeling supported.  

Inform yourself, expand your frame, be spherical.

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YOGA FOR YOGA IN HOUSTON // A Katonah Yoga Teachers’ Community Taught Class
Nov
19
12:00 PM12:00

YOGA FOR YOGA IN HOUSTON // A Katonah Yoga Teachers’ Community Taught Class

“We’ve got your back” Katonah Yoga style!

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Nevine Michaan and her Bedford Hills teachers are coming together to support their global family by teaching a special class, COMMUNITY STYLE.  Join the efforts November 19th from 12:00 – 2:00 to bring yoga to students in Houston affected by Hurricane Harvey in late August.

All monies donated to participate in this class will be going towards purchasing mats, blocks, sand bags and straps for the students at YES Prep Northside Charter School’s Yoga initiative. See below for more information about them. In addition to the class, we are selling limited edition “We’ve Got Your Back” t shirts. All proceeds will be donated as well. All levels and ages welcome.

The students and faculty at YES Prep Northside Charter School (visit www.yesprep.org/storm-resources), where Katonah Yoga teacher Brittany Kraft works, were terribly impacted by the damaging floods. Brittany and other yoga certified teachers within the school have begun teaching yoga to support the community as it rebuilds, however the school cannot support their efforts financially.  By extending our hands out into the world, we are participating in the redevelopment of our global community.

 

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Yoga: The Secret of Life By Francesco Mastalia BOOK SIGNING
Nov
10
11:30 AM11:30

Yoga: The Secret of Life By Francesco Mastalia BOOK SIGNING

Featuring Katonah Yoga Founder Nevine Michaan and teachers Abbie Galvin and David Regelin.

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In silence, ask the questions, Who am I? Why am I here?

Yoga: The Secret of Lif is a photo-documentary project about the spiritual and physical journey of yoga. Through photographs and text this book explores the personal experiences of 108 of today’s leading practitioners and how this ancient practice has transformed their mind, body, and spirit.

The photographs for the project are taken on glass plates using the wet collodion process, a photographic technique dating back to the 1850s. With the use of a large-format wooden camera and antique brass lens, glass plates are hand-coated to produce one-of-a-kind “ambrotype” images. The collodion process transports us to another place and time. When the light-sensitive chemicals absorb the

sun’s ultraviolet rays, we enter a mysterious world where art and alchemy embrace.

The photographs take on another dimension with the words that accompany them. The text based on interviews provides an intimate and enlightening account of each yogis personal journey.

Beyond the physical postures commonly associated with yoga, oga: The Secret of Lif delves deep into the purpose of our existence and how to live a happy and fulfilled life. It explores how we can understand who we truly are, why we are here, and what our ultimate purpose is on this planet.

Included are world renowned yogis Radhanath Swami, Sharon Gannon, David Life, Gurmukh Kaur Khasla, Sri Dharma Mittra, Krishna Das, Tao-Porchon Lynch, Shiva Rea, Rod Stryker, Seane Corn, Rodney Yee and more.

Francesco Mastalia has traveled the world photographing tribal, religious, spiritual, and indigenous people. His first book DREADS, published by Workman Artisan, is a photo documentary on the history of dreadlocks. Now in its eighth printing, DREADS includes an introduction by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker.

His recent book Organic: Farmers & Chefs of the Hudson Valley, published by powerHouse Books, is a photobook of the Hudson Valley’s organic sustainable food movement. Works from Organic are included in the permanent collection of the Library of Congress. 

Discovering Life Through Yoga: YOGA The Secret of Life Book Review - LA Yoga Magazine - Ayurveda & Health

 

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 PARTICIPATE IN THE SEASONAL REVOLUTIONS // A Practice to prepare for Winter with Alison Grande and Brenda DeRose
Nov
4
2:00 PM14:00

PARTICIPATE IN THE SEASONAL REVOLUTIONS // A Practice to prepare for Winter with Alison Grande and Brenda DeRose

Join Katonah Yoga teachers Brenda DeRose and Alison Grande for an informative breakdown of a late Autumn practice. Recollect, reflect and set goals in the back of one’s mind. This seasonal workshop will give students an experience of mediating outward and inward activities as they prepare for the descent into Winter, and the holiday season.

With stabilizing postures, cleansing pranayama and aromatherapy to pique the imagination, the internal climate of the body will be refreshed and recharged. This two hour co-taught workshop will be light hearted, well assisted and informative. Students will leave with a 15 minute Katonah Yoga home practice.

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