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Balance and Power

Moving Meditation Fitness

P.O. Box 597, Baldwin, NY 11510 Director: Eileen Lichtenstein, MS, EdD Phone: 516-623-4353 Fax: 516-623-4353 Email: eileen@ balanceandpower.com Website: www.balanceandpower.com

Styles Taught: Hatha, Raja, Childrens, Teens, Private Instruction, Life Coaching, Retreats

My life and executive coaching/workshops integrate mind-body modalities including hatha yoga, meditation, relaxation, fitness motivation and stress management to help individuals and groups reach optimal health, life balance, and potential in work and life.

Basic Moves

School of Yoga and the Healing Arts

Long Island, NY. Director: Linda Cucurullo Phone: 516-483-4453 Email: lcucuril@optonline.net Website: www.journeyinward .com

Basic Moves School of Yoga and the Healing Arts offers this 200-Hour Certification Teacher Training Program approved by the National Yoga Alliance to earn your degree as a RYT (registered yoga teacher). This course blends a solid foundation in yoga and the healing arts with a personal mentoring program that will enhance your life in all aspects; learning and practicing spiritual concepts, body-mind-spirit thought, healthy habits of the yoga way of life, counseling and preparedness in starting your own business as a teacher/practitioner of the healing arts. This course is total preparation to succeed in any direction you choose. Ms. Cucurullo is an inspirational teacher with a unique style that encourages your own personality to bloom as you move into the healthiest way of life.

Greenwich Yoga

328 Pemberwick Road, Greenwich, CT (at the Mill Complex) 06831 Directors: Gina Norman and Stan Woodman Phone: 203-532-0660 Fax: 203-532-0661 Email: info@greenwichyoga.com Website: www.greenwichyoga. com

Styles Taught: Vinyasa, Om, Empower Lunch, Led Ashtanga, Mysore Ashtanga, Gentle, Foundations, Kripalu, Yin, Restorative, Absolute Beginner, Prenatal, Mommy & Me, Kids Yoga, Teen Yoga, Private Instruction, Om Yoga Teacher Training

Greenwich Yoga offers a variety of yoga styles with the focus on developing awareness of your self and body. We offer flowing classes that challenge your endurance and breath, as well as slower paced classes that inform alignment details. Greenwich Yoga’s unique mix of styles enables you to create a supportive practice for the ups and downs of your schedule and life!

Upcoming Classes: All classes are $20 drop-in, $175 for 10, $300 for 20, $195 monthly unlimited, unless otherwise noted. Vinyasa - Mon. 9am, 10:30am; Tues., 5:45pm; Wed. 8:30am; Thurs. 7pm; Fri. 8:30am; Sat. 8:30am, 4pm; Sun. 9am, 4pm. Om - Tues. & Thurs. 10am. Empower Lunch - 12:30pm weekdays. Led Ashtanga - Wed. 6pm & Fri. 6am. Ashtanga Basics - Mon. 5:45pm. Ashtanga Mysore - Sun.-Thurs. 6-8:30am (3x/week - $165/month, 6x/week - $195/month; drop in $20). Not held on Full and New Moon days. Gentle - Mon. 2pm, Fri. 10am Foundations - Mon. 7pm; Thurs. 5:45pm. Kripalu - Tues. & Thurs. 8:30; Wed. & Sat. 10am; Sun. 10:30am. Yin - Tues. 7pm; Fri. 6pm. Mommy & Me - Fri. 11:30am ($75 for 4 sessions). Restorative - Check website. Absolute Beginner - $60 for 4 week series; check website. Prenatal - $75 for 4 sessions; check website. Kids Yoga - $15 drop-in; check website. Teen Yoga - Check website. This September we are opening a 100% organic Juice Bar and Cafe.

Gyani Creative Yoga Therapy

Director: Nina Priya David, MA, RYT Phone: 917-293-7708 and 212-724-2800 Email: moksha@rcn.com

Styles Taught: For those who feel like giving up, a very different therapeutic yoga for chronic back pain, and other challenging situations, regardless of age or health conditions.

Group and private instruction. Professional development and teacher training.

Heartspace Holistic

747 Madison Avenue, Albany, NY Director: Robert Cuozzi, E-RYT Phone: 518-689-4714 Website: www.heartspaceholistic.com

Styles Taught: Anusara, Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Iyengar, Kripalu, Teacher Training

Heartspace Holistic is the premier studio for the practice of vigorous flowing yoga in New York’s Capital region. Unique Teacher Training Program - 200+ Hour Certification.

Integral Yoga Institute

227 West 13th Street (Greenwich Village), New York, NY 10011 Director: Swami Ramananda Phone: 212-929-0586 Email: info@iyiny.org Website: www.iyiny.org

Styles Taught: Integral, Hatha, Raja, Prenatal, Childrens, Teens, Private Instruction, Yoga Teacher Training, Corporate, Special Needs Children, Gentle, Restorative, Spanish, HIV+, Yoga at SchoolTM, and Yoga at WorkR

Integral Yoga Institute (IYI) offers daily Hatha yoga classes, from beginner to advanced, as well as prenatal/postpartum classes, extra gentle and restorative classes, classes for children, and group meditation practices. IYI also offers private and individual instruction, teacher training programs of all levels and many types, and a wide variety of courses and workshops designed to nurture body, mind, spirit.

Upcoming Classes: Therapeutic Yoga for People with Cancer and Chronic Illness, Sept. 6th. Fundamentals of Hatha Yoga, Sept. 8-29th. Intro to Thai Yoga Massage, Sept. 9th. Financial Awareness for Women/Skin Health & Rejuvenation, Sept. 15th. Peaceful Weight Loss through Yoga, Sept. 18th. Yoga for Insomnia, Sept. 24th. Spa Day for Women, Sept. 30th. See website for times and cost.

Open House: Free Introductory Hatha Yoga Class, Saturdays, 10:15am.

New York Open Center

83 Spring Street, New York, NY 10012 Director: Thomas Amelio (Managing Director) Phone: 212-219-2527 x2 Fax: 212-226-4056 Email: info@opencenter.org Website: www.opencenter.org

Styles Taught: Hatha, Kundalini, Phoenix Rising, Prana Yoga Teacher Training

The New York Open Center is recognized as the city’s leading center of holistic learning, presenting a year-round roster of outstanding workshops, lectures, long-term trainings, trips abroad and conferences devoted to all aspects of holistic thinking and practice. At the Open Center, you’ll also find a bookstore featuring a wide range of titles related to our programs, Wellness Services offering massage and bodywork, and an art gallery.

Upcoming Classes: Prana Yoga Teacher Training (11 weekends) 2007: Oct. 13 & 14, Nov. 10 & 11, Dec. 8 & 9, 2008: Jan. 5 & 6, Feb, 2 &3, Feb. 23 & 24, Mar. 15 & 16, Apr. 5 & 6, Apr. 26 & 27, May 17 & 18 and Jun. 7 & 8. 9am-5:45pm (except for Feb. 2 and Apr. 5 which are 9am-8:15pm). Full Payment: $2400 Payment Plan: $2700. Become a teacher of yoga and greatly expand the depth and power of your practice.

Open House: Free Introductory Class for the Prana Yoga Teacher Training on September 23rd at 6pm. NY Open Center Fall Open House is on September 8th, 1-6pm.

Prema Shanti Yoga

157 Fisher Avenue, 2nd floor, Eastchester, NY 10709 (Westchester County) Director: Antonella Caruso Phone: 914-779-6459 Email: antonella@premashantiyoga.com Website: www.premashantiyoga.com

Styles Taught: Vinyasa, Hatha, Kripalu, Prenatal, Private Instruction, Corporate, Thai Yoga

Prema Shanti Yoga is a beautiful, serene space to experience and cultivate an authentic yoga practice. Learn how yoga practice can transform your life. We offer Kripalu, Vinyasa classes - Gentle - Advanced. Prenatal, Restorative, Private Instruction, Thai Yoga Bodywork, Meditation and Kids Yoga.

Upcoming Classes: Restorative - Fridays, 6:30pm. Prenatal - Tuesdays, 7:30pm. Level One Yoga - Mondays, 7:30pm.Yogalates - Wednesdays, 6pm. Level 2 - Sundays, 10am. Active/Restorative - Saturdays, 10am. Level 2 - Wednesdays, 7:30pm. Level 1 - Tuesdays, 10:30am. Restorative - Wednesdays, 12:30pm. Mixed/Open - Thursdays, 3pm. Level 1: Saturdays 11:45am. Level 1 - Sundays, 11:30am. Active/Restorative: Saturdays, 10am. (Classes are weekly, Sept.-Dec. 2007, fee is $250)

Open House: September 4, 5 & 6 - All classes by donation. Proceeds forwarded to local charity.

Starseed Center

for Yoga & Wellness

215 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Director: Jyoti Chrystal, ERYT Phone: 973-783-1036 Fax: 866-884-7635 Email: jyotichrystal@starseedyoga.com Website: www.starseedyoga.com

Styles Taught: Anusara, Vinyasa, Hatha, Iyengar, Kundalini, Prenatal, Childrens, Teens, Private Instruction, Yoga Teacher Training (200 & 500 hour Yoga Alliance approved RYT Training Programs). Also offering distance education Ayurveda Program.

Starseed is northern New Jersey’s premier center for authentic yoga study, practice and teaching. Founded in 1989, Starseed offers a wide array of "ancient tools for modern living."

Upcoming Classes: Next Teacher Training Class begins September 2007.

Tree of Life Yoga and Wellness Center

102-19 Metropolitan Avenue, Forest Hills, NY 11375 Director: Rene David Alkalay Phone: 718-544-5997 Fax: 718-544-5488 Email: infogenesissociety@gmail.com Website: www.treeoflifeyoga. net

Styles Taught: Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Hatha, Prenatal, Childrens, Teens, Private Instruction, Yoga Teacher Training. Also Core Yoga and Therapeutic Yoga

To promote knowledge and awareness of the yogic traditions and its benefits to emotional, intellectual and physical health. Our extensive Hatha yoga center is in the tradition of Krishnamacharya and based on his teaching of Vinyasakrama yoga. We also include classes and workshops in various yogic traditions, including Yoga science, pranayama, meditation, Ashtanga yoga and Tantra yoga, and Core Yoga. Our weekly schedule is available on our website www.treeoflifeyoga.net

Upcoming Classes:Healing the Back, Therapeutic Yoga, Sundays, 9/16/07-10/28/07 (skipping 10/07/07), 4:30-5:45pm. $120, $100 for Seniors. Introduction to Meditation, Lecture and Practicum: the What, Why and How,Tuesdays, 9/18/07-10/23/07, 8-9:30pm, $120, $100 for Seniors. Tantra Yoga Intensive, "Awaken Your Inner Lover", Couples explore the relationship between sexuality and spirituality; sexuality and empowerment, sex and self-healing, Saturday, November 3, 2007, 1:30-7:30pm, $240 per couple, prepaid. Morning Meditation and Pranayama, Guided meditation and pranayama practice, Monday through Friday weekly, 8-9am, doors close at 8:05am, $10 per class, $15 per 2 classes weekly, $20 for 3 or more classes per week, or included in unlimited packages.

Open House: Tuesday, September 11, 2007, 8-9pm.

Yoga For Health

124 Main Street, Gloucester, MA 01930 Director: Janet Green Garrison, M.Ed., RYT, CADAC Phone:978-281-5525 Email: yogaforhealth@comcast.net Website: www. yogaforhealth.info

Styles Taught: Anhata, Anusara, Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Bikram, Hatha, Integral, Iyengar, Kripalu,Kriya, Kundalini, Mahayoga, Matya, Pranava, Raja, Sivananda, Prenatal, Childrens, Teens, Private Instruction, Yoga Teacher Training

Yoga for Health offers an eclectic blend of Hatha Yoga styles in order to help each student find their way into the ancient and all-encompassing philosophy of yoga. Yoga for Health has ongoing classes for firt-time beginners of Yoga and for men and women with years of experience. Breathing practices and centering meditations are a part of each class. Classic Hatha Yoga postures are modified for beginners and people with injuries while challenging variations are offered to students with more experience. Each student is encouraged to discover their unique edges by breathing and moving with meditative attention. Strength, flexibility and balance in the mind, body, and heart are developed on the mat in order to enrich our lives and relationships off the mat.

Upcoming Classes:Restorative Yoga for Stress Reduction is taught once a month, $20; Partner Yogta Class is also taught once a month. Please visit website for dates and times.Please see the schedule of daily, ongoing classes on our website. Fee: $15 drop-in fee, all classes are 90 minutes. Class Card: $120 for 10 classes. Intermediate Iyengar Yoga Retreat, with instructors Gayna Uransky and Janet Green Garrison, February 23-29, 2008 in Zihuatanejo, Mexico. Contact Gayna at 707-923-9363

Open House: Every class is an Open House at Yoga for Health. Newcomers and vacationers are always welcome

Yoga & Polarity Center, Inc.

32 Church Street, Malverne, NY 11565 Director: Heather Principe Phone: 516-662-7878 Fax: 516-678-5965 Email: yogaschool@aol.com Website: www.yogapolarity.com

Styles Taught: Vinyasa, Hatha, Iyengar, Raja, Sivananda, Prenatal, Childrens, Yoga Teacher Training - 200 & 500 hour. Also offering Polarity Certification Training, Cranial-Sacral Certification Program, Kirtan, Yoga for Children at the High end of the Spectrum (Autistic)

Upcoming Classes: Cranial Balancing I - Introduction to Cranial Sacral Therapy, Sept. 8 & 9 with Master Teacher Gary Strauss. Kirtan with David Newman October 28th. Teacher Training begins October 13th or 15th - weekday and weekend tracks available. All classes one hour & 20 minutes, $20. We are a "No Karma" facility since we opened in 1995. Pay as you attend.

Yogashakti Yoga Center

114-41 Lefferts Boulevard, S. Richmond Hill, Queens, NY 11420 Director: Mokshapriya Shakti Phone: 718-529-2153 Email: info@teachyoga.com Website: www.teachyoga.com

Styles Taught: Anhata, Anusara, Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Bikram, Hatha, Integral, Iyengar, Kripalu, Kriya, Kundalini, Mahayoga, Matya, Pranava, Raja, Sivananda, Prenatal, Childrens, Teens, Private Instruction, Yoga Teacher Training, Classical Hatha Yoga, Meditation

Yogashakti is the largest and oldest yoga studio in Queens, NY (25 years). The Center’s spacious studio offers classes in Classical Hatha, Meditation, Philosophy as well as Workshops and Retreats. Classes are suitable for all ages and levels of training. Students get as much individual attention as needed and are encouraged to recognize their own limits, learn to work within them, and gently extend them.

Upcoming Classes: We have yoga classes mornings, evenings and weekends. The Yogashakti system of Hatha Yoga concentrates on alignment of the body and harmonizing movement with breath. We also believe in having fun and community spirit. Yoga offers tools for self-improvement, Yogashakti offers the opportunity to learn them.

TheYoga Studio at Fitness Incentive

157 Deer Park Avenue, Babylon, NY 11702 Director: Dina SantaMaria Phone: 631-587-5766 Fax: 631-422-3489 Email: dina@fitnessincentive.com Website: www.fitnessincentive.com

Styles Taught: Anusara, Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Hatha, Integral, Iyengar, Kripalu. Kriya, Kundalini, Matya, Pranava, Prenatal, Childrens, Teens, Private Instruction

Fitness Incentive has one of the most diverse Yoga programs on Long Island. Our instructors are highly qualified with a variety of training. Classes are open to members and non-members... be a part of our close knit community. We offer private one-on-one sessions as well as classes. Email for a free pass today! See our class schedule at www.fitnessincentive.com click on the Yoga Schedule link!

Upcoming Classes: YogAdventure of Southern Italy comes to Babylon. October 6 & 7, 2007. 8-10am and 3-5pm both days. $70 for 1 class (2 hours) $110 for two classes (4 hours) $130 for 4 classes (8 hours). Coming this fall: Workshop with Cher Meli, new Prenatal Program - and much more.

Yogavani Mission

Two locations: 415 West 44th Street, Studio #8, New York, NY and Times Square Art Center, 300 West 43rd Street. Mailing: 415 West 44th Street, Suite 8, New York, NY 10036 Director: Diksha Phone: 212-581-5200 Email: info@yogavanimission.org Website: www.yogavanimission.org

Styles Taught: Hatha, Integral, Childrens, Private Instruction. Also Nada Yoga, Mudra Therapy, Vedic Tantra, Rehabilitative Yoga (co-instructed by an occupational therapist), Dehypnotic Meditation

As our name suggests, we aim to present the authentic "Voice of Yoga" through the teachings of Saint, poet, philosopher Swami Yogiraj Nanak. He has uniquely blended ancient Yoga philosophy with modern psychological thought and devised the Dehypnotic Meditation technique. Through his teachings over 50 plus years, he has given a unique perspective on God, the human condition and Cosmic consciousness.

Upcoming Classes: Am Tune Up, Tues., Wed., Thurs., 8:15-9:15am, $12. PM Yoga, Tues., 5:15-6:30pm, $12. Dehypnotic Meditation, Tues., Wed., 7-8:15pm, $15. Lunchtime Yoga, Thurs., 12:15-1pm, $9. Workshops & Special Programs: Rekindling Lotus Heart, Sept. 9, 11:30am-1:30pm, 9/11, Prayers, Mantras, Meditation. Navaratri: 9 Days of Tantra and Goddess as Cosmic Energy, Thursday, October 11, 7pm, Tuesday, October 16, 7pm. Vijaya Dashimi - Celebration of the Goddess, Sunday, October 21, 11:15am-1pm. Birthday Celebration of Yogiraj Nanak, Sunday, October 14, 11:30am-1:30pm. Deepawali - Festival of Lights, Sunday, November 11, 5-7pm. Retreats, Special Events, Full Moon Meditations, Solstice Programs, and more. Class Coupons available. Programs subject to change. For details, call or check website www.yogavani mission.org

Open House: To be announced - call 212-581-5200

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