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Yoga happenings in Harlem, Asali Yoga, Harlem Yoga Studio and Land Yoga

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Yoga events are happening in July. Harlem-based yoga studios have fun and interesting things planned for this month, such as Henna for your Hair Workshop at Asali Yoga, Ayurveda Workshop at Harlem Yoga Studio, and a two-year anniversary party at Land Yoga.

On July 13 from 1 pm to 4:30 pm, Harlem Yoga Studio on 125th and Fifth Avenue will host a Ayurveda Workshop. Ayurveda views each person as having a unique mind/body constitution based on 5 elements found in nature: Space, Air, Fire, Water and Earth. Sign up here for the workshop.

1004081_10152015762457506_167585277_nThe next day, July 14, Asali Yoga, located on 135th Street between ACP and FDB, is hosting Henna for your Hair. Henna is a natural hair dye alternative. In this workshop, participants will learn how to mix henna and apply it to your hair. The event runs from 12:00-2:00 pm and costs $30. Sign up here.

And on the following Saturday, July 20th from 2-4:30 pm Land Yoga in Harlem  is celebrating turning two! They will open their doors to the public for an afternoon day of festivities.  Learn more about the event here.

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Harlem Yoga Studio featured on ABC News

Congrats to Harlem Yoga Studio!  Their full figure yoga class was featured on ABCNews.com recently. The news piece basically explains that full figure women CAN DO yoga and that’s it’s not just for women with a small body frame. The ABC News reporter and Harlem Yoga Studio instructor explain it in simple terms.

By the way, Harlem Yoga Studio’s full figure class is  offered on Saturday’s at 44 West 125th Street. It’s “adapted for the larger, curvier adult or teen” where “classic postures are adapted to be comfortable and accessible for larger bodies.”

Check out the video here.

Harlem yoga happenings for September

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There are several exciting yoga events happening in the month of September in Harlem. Some events are as simple and important as the release of a new Fall schedule or an introduction to a traditional Indian medical system known as Ayurveda.

20110906-123851.jpg Harlem Yoga Studio, located at 44 West 125th Street, has implemented their Fall yoga schedule, which includes more yoga classes for adults and children. In addition, Harlem Yoga Studio will continue to offer free outdoor yoga through September on Saturday mornings from 11:00 a.m. to noon at the Target East Community Garden, located at 117th Street between 1st Ave and Pleasant Avenue.

At Land Yoga on Frederick Douglass Blvd and 114th Street, they will be offering an introduction to Ayurveda on Friday, September 9 from 7:45 to 9:15 p.m. The workshop will examine simple remedies that will help promote calmness and ease from stress especially during the fall season. To attend this workshop, register here.

On September 10 from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Land Yoga is also hosting An Evening of Bharata Natyam performed by Jaan R. Freeman. Bharata Natyam is the most popular of the classical dance of India. To attend this event, the cost of admittance is $20 for adults, and $16 for seniors and students with valid ID. Email landyoga@gmail.com to reserve your spot.

Harlem Yoga Studio presents Shaking Spirit Waves 5Rhythms

Harlem Yoga Studio, located at 44 West 125th Street has added on an interesting and unique class to their schedule. Starting today, July 14, and every Thursday, Harlem Yoga Studio is offering Shaking Spirit Waves 5Rhythms (R) at 5:30 pm to 6:45 pm, The 5Rhythms is a movement based meditation. There are no dance steps or choreography. The class is designed to allow you to simply move to be moved.

Tonight’s class is the first ever class in Harlem according to Kierra, the instructor. So check it out come and shake yourself free in the Shaking Spirit Waves class Thursdays 5:30 to 6:45 at Harlem Yoga Studio. To get there, take trains: 2, 3 to 125th & Lenox or A, B, C, or D train to 125th & St. Nick.

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Harlem Yoga Studio makes 125th street hOMe

May 12, 2011 @ 7:15

By HarlemGal
The wonderful and dedicated teachers over at Harlem Yoga Studio gave us the heads up recently that they have a new hOMe on West 125th Street. If you recall, they use to be located at 119th and Lenox Ave in a nice size corner brownstone. Fast forward to today, Harlem Yoga Studio classes are now on the third floor of 20110511-111445.jpg
44 West 125 Street between Lenox and Fifth Ave. This new space offers plenty of room for yogis to practice their sun salutations, warrior pose or downward dog, etc. right in the heart of Harlem.

In addition to the move, Harlem Yoga Studio is updating their class schedule to include new adult classes, and many more Vinyasa, YogaTone, Prenatal, Full Figured Yoga, Donation Only Community Classes, Pilates, Kids and Family classes, and more! Check out their website for exact class details.

And in honor of the new location, Harlem Yoga Studio is offering FREE Yoga outside starting this coming Saturday, May 14. Every Saturday from May 14 through September at 11 AM Harlem Yoga Studio will offer a FREE one hour yoga class at the Target East Harlem Community Garden located at 415-417 East 117th Street, between First and Pleasant Aves.

That’s not all, starting at the end of this month, Harlem Yoga Studio will be offering FREE yoga in Central Park at Harlem Meer. This sounds cool and awesome way to practice yoga!

Overall, there are plenty of options in Harlem for us Harlemites to either continue or start yoga practice!