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Want to deepen your practice, refine your poses, and discover how to live your life with more wisdom?

Spring into your healthiest, most grounded self at Yoga Journal LIVE New York! It’s four days of innovative yoga classes, workshops, and trainings led by the world’s most renowned teachers.

Plus, join free community classes, shop yoga styles and gear, and sample healthy foods in the FREE Sangha Space and Yoga Market.

Whether you are dropping by for a quick flow, a serious student of yoga, or seeking to fine-tune your teaching skills, you will find a session that speaks to you.

Featuring:

Elena Brower, Coral Brown, Kathryn Budig, Seane Corn, Jason Crandell, Maty Ezraty, Alan Finger, Sarah Finger, Bo Forbes, Richard Freeman, Amy Ippoliti, Giselle Mari, Dharma Mittra, Aadil Palkhivala, Shiva Rea, Rod Stryker, Colleen Saidman Yee and Rodney Yee.

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Friday, April 21
 

8:00am

Mindfulness of the Body: A Guided Meditation to Set Your Course for the Day
Limited Capacity seats available

Michael Lee, the founder of Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy will guide an embodied meditation experience and conclude with the practice of "embodying intention." Some simple movement, sitting meditation, and a brief guided experience will help you make clear choices of what you wish to manifest in your life for this day.

Speakers
avatar for Michael Lee

Michael Lee

Michael Lee, M.A., Dip.Soc.Sci., C-IAYT, E-RYT 500 , is the Founder of Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy, a leading edge yoga based modality in body-mind therapy with an IAYT Accredited Yoga Therapy Training Program. His conference keynote presentations include the International Yoga Teachers... Read More →



Friday April 21, 2017 8:00am - 8:30am
Beekman/Sutton North

12:15pm

Kripalu Vinyasa: Breathe, Feel, Flow
Limited Capacity seats available

Venture to your edge with compassion and awareness as you dive into the rhythms of a mindful vinyasa flow with Coby Kozlowski. Heightened by propulsive beats that guide you inward, this class invites you to experience vinyasa with a new sense of strength and fluidity.

Speakers
avatar for Coby Kozlowski

Coby Kozlowski

Coby Kozlowski, MA, E-RYT, a faculty member for the Kripalu School of Yoga, has been featured on the cover of Yoga Journal and Mantra Yoga + Health, and was named “one of the 7 yoga teachers who have changed the practice of yoga”. Her vibrant style as a life coach trainer; yoga... Read More →



Friday April 21, 2017 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Sangha Space

1:30pm

Vinyasa Flow with PURE Yoga's Kay Kay Clivio
Join Pure Yoga Master Instructor Kay Kay Clivio for a beautifully crafted and challenging sequence to relieve stress, sharpen your focus and strengthen your body. You will move, flow, breath as well as gain endurance of various postures. The balance of movement and pause will deepen your awareness and presence of the practice. We'll add in some core work along the way, and explain proper form to gain optimal sensation and understanding. A positive practice and strength in your body helps to achieve a healthier lifestyle.

Speakers

Friday April 21, 2017 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Sangha Space

2:45pm

Soothe Your Heart in Challenging Times with Erica Mather
Limited Capacity seats available

Challenging, heart-assaulting times call for yogis to have increasingly effective heart health practices. Join Erica Mather for a Forrest Inspired Vinyasa class, in which you will learn basic techniques for heart care and weave them into your asana practice. When the heart is well-tended through your own self care routines it will help you feed all aspects of your life, on and off your mat.

Speakers
avatar for Erica Mather

Erica Mather

Erica Mather is a Forrest Yoga Guardian and active yoga teacher in the New York Yoga scene where she has taught for 10 years. She is the founder of the Adore Your Body System for overcoming body image challenges, and The Yoga Clinic of NYC, which educates teachers and medical professionals... Read More →


Friday April 21, 2017 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Sangha Space

4:00pm

Breathe Your Body Slow-Flow Vinyasa
Limited Capacity seats available

Inhale. Exhale. You do it  24/7. The breath is the fuel upon which spirit travels while inhabiting the vehicle of your body. Have you thought about the quality of your breath? Does it drive you too fast? Too slow? Do you wait until your tank is empty before paying attention to your body’s dashboard alerts? 

 

In this community class led by certified yoga therapist and Breathe Salt Rooms founder Ellen Patrick, you will learn the basic anatomy of breath and remove physical blockages to its free flow through a vinyasa practice. Fill your tank and create a smoother journey with fewer roadblocks. Come experience what it’s like to fully BREATHE YOUR BODY!


Speakers
avatar for Ellen Patrick

Ellen Patrick

Ellen Patrick, E-RYT 500 and certified Yoga Therapist, is also the founder of Breathe Salt Rooms. She began her yoga journey over 30 years ago when a back injury sidelined her aspiring Broadway dance career. For many years thereafter, she turned to yoga to keep her mind, body and... Read More →


Friday April 21, 2017 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Sangha Space

5:00pm

Happy Hour in the Yoga Market!
Limited Capacity seats available

Get Happy! Join us for a complimentary Happy Hour in the Sangha Space. Meet and mingle with your fellow yogis while enjoying  lite snacks and a glass of Natura Wine. Browse the latest in indi and artisanal products for healthy balanced living. 


Friday April 21, 2017 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Sangha Space

6:15pm

Stress RX: Yoga for Stress
Limited Capacity seats available

Rewire how your nervous system responds to stress. Kat will lead you through an interval vinyasa practice that replicates the ups and downs of life and our ability to cope. Class will finish off with a restorative practice using essential oils provided by Nature’s Truth®, that will help ease you into deep relaxation. All levels


Speakers
avatar for Kat Fowler

Kat Fowler

Kat Fowler is an international leading yoga teacher based in New York City, an E-RYT 500 and teacher trainer with over 1000 hours of training, known for her lighthearted and inspirational style of teaching that encourages personal expression, inner connection and courage through movement... Read More →



Friday April 21, 2017 6:15pm - 7:15pm
Sangha Space
 
Saturday, April 22
 

5:00am

Raise Your Vibe: Kundalini Sadhana with Carol Dimopoulos
Limited Capacity seats available

Sadhana, a practice throughout various forms of yoga and spiritual traditions, is a powerful practice used to achieve your life’s purpose, clearing negative vibrations and karma so we can reach our highest potential. Through a powerful combination of movement, meditation, and mantras (chanting) Sadhana prepares our psyches to excel in the new environments and coming decades.

Speakers
avatar for Carol Dimopoulos

Carol Dimopoulos

CarolAna Dimopoulos is a certified Kundalini Yoga instructor with additional certifications in Yoga 4 Cancer (y4c). Her enthusiasm and passion for teaching, combined with her knowledge and understanding of the foundations of yoga philosophy, meditation and holistic lifestyle, allow... Read More →



Saturday April 22, 2017 5:00am - 7:00am
Regent

7:00am

Morning Meditation: Tune Up Your Day with Alan and Sarah Finger
Limited Capacity seats available

Craft your morning ritual with Yoga on Gaia. Begin every day connected and energized.

These signature ISHTA meditations are led by Yogirajas Alan Finger and Sarah Platt-Finger. Simple, pre-meditative postures are used to prepare the physical and subtle body, while the ancient tools of pranayama (breath work), Kriya (visualization), and mantra (sound) are used to still the mind. These classes will leave you feeling empowered, centered, and more in tune with your authentic self. Open to all levels.

Speakers
avatar for Sarah Finger

Sarah Finger

Sarah Platt-Finger is the co-founder of ISHTA Yoga and the private yoga teacher of Deepak Chopra. She teaches trainings, workshops, and retreats internationally with her husband, Yoga Master Alan Finger. Sarah is a featured teacher on Yoga U Online as well as Jiyo, a revolutionary... Read More →
avatar for Alan Finger

Alan Finger

Alan Finger, South African Tantric and Kriya Yoga Master, began studying yoga at the age of 16 with his father, Mani Finger, and renowned swamis of the past century. Alan and Mani created ISHTA Yoga, which integrates breath-based flow yoga with alignment, meditation, and healing bodywork... Read More →



Saturday April 22, 2017 7:00am - 7:30am
Beekman/Sutton North

10:05am

The UPrise Flow: Yoga for Empowerment
Limited Capacity seats available

The UPrise flow is an energetic, sweaty practice that fuses creative asana sequencing with traditional strength and resistance training. We'll heat up the core in preparation for inversion and arm balance work. You'll walk off your mat feeling empowered and ready for whatever the world has waiting.

Speakers
avatar for Kristin Calabria

Kristin Calabria

Kristin Calabria is a yoga and fitness teacher based in NYC. She teaches at Y7, YG Studios, and Box and Flow, and leads retreats around the world. Kristin created the UPrise flow, which adds heavy weights and gliders to a traditional vinyasa practice to inform an inversion and arm... Read More →


Saturday April 22, 2017 10:05am - 11:00am
Sangha Space

11:15am

CorePower Yoga: Balanced Energy
Limited Capacity seats available

Based on the foundation of CorePower Yoga, this class will strengthen, and balance your body and mind with challenging postures and connected breath. Discover how to utilize the Yang energy power of New York City and the Yin energy of your breath to find a balance both physically and mentally.

Speakers
avatar for Melissa Hernandez

Melissa Hernandez

Based on the foundation of CorePower Yoga, this class will strengthen, and balance your body and mind with challenging postures and connected breath. Discover how to utilize the Yang energy power of New York City and the Yin energy of your breath to find a balance both physically... Read More →


Saturday April 22, 2017 11:15am - 11:45am
Sangha Space

12:30pm

Invigorating Flow for Hips with Cloud Nine’s Cassandra Yasko
Limited Capacity seats available

Come join me for an afternoon flow! We’ll focus primarily on a series of lunge variations to stretch our hips, quads and psoas muscles. In conjunction with releasing tension in the lower body, we’ll discover freedom in our shoulders, neck and pectoral region. I look forward to sharing my practice with you!

Speakers
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Cassandra Yasko

Cassandra Yasko found her love for dance at a young age in rural Maine, quickly taking her studies into the cities of Boston and New York. Her passion for dance expanded while spending summers at Boston Conservatory, Alvin Ailey, ABT, and attending the Joffrey Ballet School Trainee... Read More →



Saturday April 22, 2017 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Sangha Space

1:45pm

Powerflow Yoga Plank Challenge with Kristen Kemp
How long can you hold a plank? Come to this challenge to get an inspirational talk and short vinyasa flow. Kristen Kemp from Powerflow Yoga will get your mind and body ready for this Plank Challenge. You are more powerful than you know! Come find out for yourself. Even better, come win a prize! Whoever holds plank the longest will win a free pass to Yoga Journal LIVE New York next year!

Speakers
avatar for Kristen Kemp

Kristen Kemp

Kristen Kemp found yoga eight years ago after her third baby was born. Yoga gave her the physical and spiritual tools she needed, and she experienced more patience, calmness, kindness and love since she started practicing and teaching. Kristen shares what she’s learned and serves... Read More →


Saturday April 22, 2017 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Sangha Space

2:00pm

From Beginning to Beyond - Opening and Operating Yoga Studio with Ease
Limited Capacity seats available

Join Maria Turco, CEO and co-founder Honor Yoga brand as she shares her wisdom, vision, and proven model for opening a yoga studio positioned for financial and “spiritual” success. Maria will guide you through the step by step process she has created to bring a studio from an idea and a dream to a living and breathing business poised for long-term sustainability. She’ll share her step by step strategy for creating a business plan and participants will work through exercises in financial planning, marketing, and strategizing. The result, you’ll leave confident and prepared to build a thriving studio business grounded in Maria’s wisdom, experience, and trusted practices.

Speakers
avatar for Maria Turco

Maria Turco

Maria Turco is a welcoming presence, leading her business with vision and purpose, but also with humility and understanding. Here is a leader inspired by the community she is creating and serves, whose daily mantra is to motivate, support, and guide her Honor family. Maria made her... Read More →



Saturday April 22, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sutton South

2:00pm

Going Global: Simplify Yoga Retreat Planning and Give Back to Local Communities
Limited Capacity seats available

Travel can change the world. The dream of becoming a traveling yogi is within your reach if you view the concept as a business. Creating a strategic plan will help clarify your vision to attract what you really want. Exotic journeys are not as complicated as you think; in fact, it's a holistic growth of the yogic experience. Join CarolAna Dimopoulos, president of Learning Journeys and Global Wellness Travel Ambassador to learn how to raise your vibe, grow your business or practice, see the world, and give back through hosting or joining a yoga retreat.

Speakers
avatar for Carol Dimopoulos

Carol Dimopoulos

CarolAna Dimopoulos is a certified Kundalini Yoga instructor with additional certifications in Yoga 4 Cancer (y4c). Her enthusiasm and passion for teaching, combined with her knowledge and understanding of the foundations of yoga philosophy, meditation and holistic lifestyle, allow... Read More →



Saturday April 22, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Regent

3:00pm

Find your Haven
Limited Capacity seats available

NYC's top yoga studio & yoga apparel company come together to help you find your HAVEN. Join Guillaume Brun of MODO Yoga NYC and HAVEN Collective for a class that is all about balance. The first half is a Modo style flow, followed by a Yin style extended floor series to fully relax and rejuvenate the whole self.

Speakers
avatar for Guillaume Brun

Guillaume Brun

Guillaume is a Modo Yoga certified teacher (Level 1 & 2), a Yin certified teacher, and completed a teacher training in the Iyengar tradition with Hart Lazer in Montreal. Guillaume’s journey into yoga started in the spring of 2007, at a time of a significant career and lifestyle... Read More →



Saturday April 22, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Sangha Space

4:15pm

Feel-Radiant Yoga Flow (and Fresh Tea)
Limited Capacity seats available

This rejuvenating breath-focused dynamic flow and meditation class will help you transition from a hectic week into a weekend of bliss. After your much-deserved sav-ahh-sana, you’ll solidify your newfound radiance with a few minutes to enjoy a complimentary cup of Rishi tea. 

Speakers
avatar for Ally Bogard

Ally Bogard

For the past 13 years, Ally has led classes, retreats, alignment immersions, and 200/500 hour teacher trainings for dedicated students and teachers throughout the world. Co-owner of Gaiatri Yoga she teaches with an emphasis on thoughtful alignment and sequencing to allow the physical... Read More →



Saturday April 22, 2017 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Sangha Space

5:30pm

Happy Hour in the Yoga Market!
Limited Capacity seats available

Get Happy! Join us for a complimentary Happy Hour in the Sangha Space. Meet and mingle with your fellow yogis while enjoying  lite snacks and a glass of Natura Wine. Browse the latest in indi and artisanal products for healthy balanced living. 


Saturday April 22, 2017 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Sangha Space
 
Sunday, April 23
 

7:00am

Morning Meditation: Tune Up Your Day with Alan and Sarah Finger
Limited Capacity seats available

Craft your morning ritual with Yoga on Gaia. Begin every day connected and energized.

These signature ISHTA meditations are led by Yogirajas Alan Finger and Sarah Platt-Finger. Simple, pre-meditative postures are used to prepare the physical and subtle body, while the ancient tools of pranayama (breath work), Kriya (visualization), and mantra (sound) are used to still the mind. These classes will leave you feeling empowered, centered, and more in tune with your authentic self. Open to all levels.
 

Speakers
avatar for Sarah Finger

Sarah Finger

Sarah Platt-Finger is the co-founder of ISHTA Yoga and the private yoga teacher of Deepak Chopra. She teaches trainings, workshops, and retreats internationally with her husband, Yoga Master Alan Finger. Sarah is a featured teacher on Yoga U Online as well as Jiyo, a revolutionary... Read More →
avatar for Alan Finger

Alan Finger

Alan Finger, South African Tantric and Kriya Yoga Master, began studying yoga at the age of 16 with his father, Mani Finger, and renowned swamis of the past century. Alan and Mani created ISHTA Yoga, which integrates breath-based flow yoga with alignment, meditation, and healing bodywork... Read More →



Sunday April 23, 2017 7:00am - 7:30am
Beekman/Sutton North

10:05am

Yoga for Rebels: A Courageous Practice of (Peaceful) Political Warfare
Limited Capacity seats available

Yoga is not meant follow the rules. It is a powerful system of the body, mind, and spirit designed to disrupt old patterns of limitation and transform them into innovation and possibility. This workshop will cut to the "core" of who we are and what we stand for. Together, we will explore the “practice of politics” and cultivate the courage to engage boldly in the issues that impact the wellbeing of people and planet. #yogaforrebels #votewell #everyonewell

Speakers
avatar for Kerri Kelly

Kerri Kelly

Kerri is the founder of CTZNWELL, a movement to mobilize the wellbeing community into a powerful force for change. Her work was sparked on 9-11, when she lost her fireman step-dad in the towers. She quickly discovered the power of yoga and mindfulness, not just as a tool for personal... Read More →


Sunday April 23, 2017 10:05am - 11:05am
Sangha Space

11:15am

Lotus Flow with Kenny Frisby
Limited Capacity seats available

The key to you feeling more FREE is to tap into the source of continuous flow within one's self. In this Community class, Laughing Lotus' Kenny Frisby will guide you on a liberating journey of body, breath, and soul! This class is open to ALL who long to be HAPPY and FREE! Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu!

Speakers
avatar for Kenny Frisby

Kenny Frisby

Kenny teaches a uniquely creative vinyasa class that connects you to feeling boundless and free-spirited. Kenny’s caring and intelligent teaching style makes yoga relatable, fun, and transformative for all levels of modern-day Yogis. Combining his passion for movement, spiritual... Read More →


Sunday April 23, 2017 11:15am - 12:15pm
Sangha Space

12:30pm

Tranquil, Resilient, & Serene: Yoga for Stress with Amy Ippoliti
Limited Capacity seats available

Resilience is our innate ability to adapt when we’re faced with stress and adversity. Yoga won’t make stress stop but it will help you get better at bouncing back and not letting little things bother you as much. Enjoy a nourishing practice with Amy Ippoliti and the team at Gaia Herbs, designed to help you keep things in perspective and accept that change is part of life.

Speakers
avatar for Amy Ippoliti

Amy Ippoliti

Amy Ippoliti is known for bringing yoga to modern-day life in a genuine way through her intelligent sequencing, clear instruction, and engaging sense of humor. She shares her passion for yoga, health, earth conservation, and with her writings for Yoga Journal, Rodale Organic Life... Read More →



Sunday April 23, 2017 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Sangha Space

1:45pm

Dynamic Vinyasa Flow with Core Focus
Limited Capacity seats available

A dynamic Vinyasa flow engaging the mula bandha, building strength and energy. This energetic flow will focus in on our core, building strength with pelvic engagement and awareness. Come recharge the body in this uplifting Vinyasa flow set to upbeat music! Plus, the first 50 yogis to RSVP will receive a special fitness-inspired swag bag, courtesy of Depend!©

Speakers
avatar for Suzie Haines

Suzie Haines

Suzie Haines began her fitness career at an early age, while growing up on a lake water skiing, competitive dancing, running, cycling and hiking. As a young adult her interest in a life of helping others transform the body and mind into one of health and fitness was sparked and there... Read More →



Sunday April 23, 2017 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Sangha Space

2:00pm

My Best Playlist with DJ Taz Rashid
Limited Capacity seats available

Join DJ Taz Rashid for a workshop on how to build a yoga music playlist. Learn how to breakdown your classes in a simple way, and easily build your favorite music into any practice whether it's a high intensity vinyasa, or a mellow yin, or restorative class. DJ Taz will show you how to hone basic listening and intuitive skills to mix beats and make smooth transitions in your classes. You will walk away feeling more confident about your music selections, how to expand and use your music library efficiently and make your best playlists yet. Highly recommended for teachers but anyone can attend.

Speakers
avatar for DJ Taz Rashid

DJ Taz Rashid

DJ Taz Rashid brings a high vibration to any arena with his gift of mixing beats ranging from world rhythms, devotional mantras, remixes and the best electronic grooves. His vision is to be a channel to cause the expansion of all those around by tapping into the creative wisdom of... Read More →


Sunday April 23, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Rhinelander

2:00pm

Yoga Talks Live! The Future of Yoga
Limited Capacity seats available

A lot can happen in a year… surprises abound. What surprises are in store for the future of the yoga industry? What resources are available for you as a yoga teacher, studio owner, business or non-profit? How will you use this information to craft a fulfilling life in the yoga world? Join Brooklyn-based yoga hero J. Brown for a candid conversation with Yoga Alliance® Chief Ambassador, Andrew Tanner, as they discuss the most important trends and changes they expect to see in the yoga industry and how that relates to YOU! 

Speakers
avatar for Andrew Tanner

Andrew Tanner

Andrew Tanner, E-RYT 500 and Yoga Alliance Chief Ambassador, has experienced every facet of the yoga multiverse. From spending 4 years in a commune-esque group "yoga home", to living as a teacher doing the private lessons "yoga hustle", to owning an operating a chain of boutique yoga... Read More →



Sunday April 23, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sutton South

3:00pm

A Healing Chakra Practice with ISHTA Yoga's Mona Anand
Experience a healing practice to break through unresolved trauma so you can wind down your weekend in peace. Don’t miss this community class led by Mona Anand, ISHTA Yoga’s senior teacher trainer, known for her signature Restorative, Yoga Nidra, and chakra-balancing practices. Join us as we practice in honor of Exhale to Inhale, a non-profit organization that empowers survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault to reclaim their lives through the healing practice of yoga. The class will focus on balancing swadhishtana chakra which is the energy center that governs our relationship with the world we take in through our senses, (our likes and dislikes) and the sensations and feelings that reside in our bodies. The practice will include slow gentle vinyasa with a focus on the hips which is where are feelings reside in the body. Pranayama, visualizations, and a short yoga nidra will be integrated into the practice to help release blocked feelings and memories and induce a deep state of relaxation.

Speakers
avatar for Mona Anand

Mona Anand

Mona Anand (E-RYT 500) grew up in Mumbai, India where she was first introduced to yoga. She is a Yogiraj or Yoga Master in the ISHTA lineage and a Senior Trainer in ISHTA’s 500 Hour teacher trainings. Mona has developed her own yoga nidra specialty trainings, “Mona Anand’s ISHTA... Read More →


Sunday April 23, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Sangha Space

4:15pm

Lyons Den Power Yoga Flow with John Murray
Limited Capacity seats available

Fuel your inner fire in this invigorating class, which mixes it up with creative variations on the signature Baptiste “Journey into Power” sequence. Get ready to roar on and off the mat as you recharge your mind, stimulate your body, and reach toward your highest level of consciousness and physical awareness.

Speakers
avatar for John Murray

John Murray

John Murray, co-founder of Lyons Den Power Yoga in New York City, seeks to to empower his students to live boldly and courageously, both on and off the mat. John has been teaching in NYC exclusively at The Den for the past three years, after completing 200+ hours of training with... Read More →


Sunday April 23, 2017 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Sangha Space