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Our deepest fear …

October 4, 2011

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It’s not just in some of us; it’s in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.”

—-from A Return to Love, by Marianne Williamson


$10 Community Yoga Monday – Friday at noon!

September 28, 2011

Maybe your budget is tight or maybe you just need a mid-day yoga break, either way get your Vinyasa or Ashtanga practice in at 12pm Monday-Friday at noon for only $10 (or a class card)

Join Alana Kessler Tuesday and Thursdays at noon for Ashtanga Primary Series (Led Style)  & Kayma Englund Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays for Vinyasa.

Open to all levels of experience!

Click here for our full class schedule along with class descriptions!

{New Sangha Teacher} Hanniel Levenson

September 26, 2011

Sangha is happy to announce the newest teacher to our class schedule, Hanniel Levenson. Hanniel will be leading Vinyasa on Monday and Wednesday evenings 7:15-8:45pm.

Click here to view our current schedule!

Meet Hanniel:

Hanniel D. Levenson is a vinyasa yoga teacher and a certified personal trainer. He is a gymnast who has competed on the national level, coached gymnastics and is an acrobat in a number of operas at the Metropolitan Opera. With 25 years of experience in the gym, Hanniel believes strongly in balancing an exercise routine with the healing and restorative power of yoga and meditation.

{Candlelight Flow} A perfect end to a long day…

September 22, 2011

Join Kayma Englund for yoga by candlelight every Tuesday and Thursday 9-10pm.

Shake off the stress of the day with a detoxifying candlelit flow allowing your body and mind to wind down and restore just in time for a good night’s sleep. This class is open to all levels.

About Kayma

Kayma Englund is a Yoga Alliance certified instructor, Reiki Healer and Sangha Yoga Shala studio manager. Raised by a yoga teacher and philosopher, these teachings have been a part of her life since childhood. Since then she has attended many workshops at Kripalu Yoga Center as well as completed a 200-hour yoga teacher training with the Arhanta Yoga Vedanta Ashram in Northern India where she gained a deeper understanding of the spiritual, philosophical, and physical teachings of yoga. Since her training, Kayma has immersed herself in the teachings of Ashtanga Yoga which strongly influence her classes. Kayma believes in the importance of the eternal student and that the greatest teachings come in our interactions with every day life. She invites you to join her classes with an open mind and open heart.

{Exciting Fall Updates}

September 16, 2011

Back for the Fall!

Sunday 4:30pm Vinyasa with Malka Friedman-Kosner (beginning Sep 18th)

Friday 6:30pm Vinyasa with Malka Friedman-Kosner (beginning Oct 14th)

New Class!

Saturday 12:00pm Anusara with Hannah Gruber (beginning Oct 22nd)

Click here for our fall class schedule along with class descriptions!

{New Sangha Teacher}

September 16, 2011


Malka Friedman-Kosner to the Sangha class schedule!

We are thrilled to introduce the newest member of the Sangha family Malka Friedman-Kosner. Malka will be leading 2 new Vinyasa classes. Join her Sunday afternoons at 4:30pm (starting this week September 18th!) and on Friday evenings 6:30-7:45pm (starting October 14th).

All of our Vinyasa classes are open to all levels of experience and incorporate a dynamic flow with a creative and intelligent exploration of postures.

Click here for our full schedule!

About Malka:
Malka began practicing yoga several years ago and hasn’t looked back. From the moment she stepped on the mat, she knew it was just the beginning of a lifetime journey – full of mindfulness, openness, devotion, and so much more. After years of developing a deeper, regular practice, she wanted to share her love of yoga with others and decided to become a teacher. She received her 200-hour training at O2 Yoga in Boston, MA. She is forever grateful to Mimi Loureiro, founder, and all of her teachers at O2 Yoga who have continued to inspire her.

Malka has recently moved to New York and is excited to be a part of this diverse and energetic city! She is incredibly thankful to have found the community at Sangha Yoga Shala. Her vinyasa classes are inspired by Ashtanga yoga, with clear cueing for postures, stages for various depths, and thematic sequencing. She also places a strong emphasis on alignment and anatomy.


September 13, 2011

‎”This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival.” – Rumi