Free Classes in Inwood Hill Park

Posted June 20, 2017

Our summer season has returned! You’ll find something for all ages including returning favorites yoga & West African Dance, plus new classes like Intro to Meditation! Check out our full schedule below and be sure to join us for our kick off on Tuesday, May 30th. Weekly Schedule MONDAYS 6:00-6:30PM […]

June Student of the Month: Riccardo Bonparola

Posted June 19, 2017

  Riccardo Bonparola is our student of the month for June. Riccardo and his wife Manuela are regulars in our Sunday bilingual class, which is fitting since they each speak multiple languages. An Italian who grew up in Brazil, Riccardo finds the friendly, family-oriented culture of Inwood to be a […]

That's Not Me

Posted June 9, 2017

by Margaret McConnell In yoga, we learn that we each have our own samskara.  This is a mental and emotional pattern we repeat over and over again.  My samskara happens to be anxiety intertwined with imposter syndrome. Wikipedia defines imposter syndrome as “a concept describing high-achieving individuals who are marked […]

June Teacher of the Month: Anthony Purdy

Posted June 6, 2017

  Get to know more about our June teacher of the month, Anthony Purdy. Anthony teaches every Saturday at 9am at the studio, and is leading our Free Meditation classes in Inwood Hill Park for the month of June every Friday at 8am!   How did you get into yoga? […]


Posted June 3, 2017

by Jacob Hoffman   I never went through a lost phase. For as long as I can remember, I’ve felt deeply rooted by a sense of self. There hasn’t ever been a time where the notion of who Jacob is has come into question. I’ve always seen myself clearly. And […]

May Student of the Month: Andrea Bell

Posted May 29, 2017

Get to know our student of the month, Andrea Bell!   Q: How did you get into yoga? I’m originally from Denver and I was really into sports when I lived in Colorado. Everyone is. I got into triathlon when I was in college. I started doing yoga because stretching […]

If not now, then when?

Posted May 26, 2017

by Bekki Doster   I’ve wanted to take yoga teacher training for years now, ever since I first learned what it was really about, or at least what I thought it was really about. A way to develop a personal practice, a journey into self-discovery, an education on the finer […]

Transformation and Fluctuation

Posted May 16, 2017

by Briana Packen O’Melveny   Remember the old Roadrunner cartoons where Wile E. Coyote realizes he’s chased the roadrunner off the cliff? Ironically, he floats in mid-air until the very moment he realizes there’s no ground beneath his feet. Only when his mind fluctuates back to self-consciousness does the transformation […]

Finding Stillness

Posted May 12, 2017

by Katrina Kiklowicz   Stillness: a state of freedom from storm or disturbance; the near complete absence of sound. calmness noiselessness quietness hush peace For me, the lack of disturbance, of noise, of agitation, allowing for balance between strength and softness. Near the beginning of teacher training, this thought came […]

Through The Discomfort

Posted May 5, 2017

  by Ed Markovich The first days of teacher training were a shock. Vaguely, I thought it’d feel like the best, longest yoga class. Lots of personalized attention and adjustments, with long trippy shavasanas. Instead, 7 of us mainly sat on a concrete floor in an Inwood basement, our backs […]


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