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{New Classes} Ashtanga Inspired Vinyasa now offered before work!

February 23, 2011

We are happy to announce that Ashtanga Inspired Vinyasa will now be offered 7:45-9am on Monday and Wednesday mornings with Alana Kessler.

Ashtanga Inspired Vinyasa links breath with movement in a continuous vinyasa flow drawing upon postures, variations and sequencing from the primary series of Ashtanga Yoga. All levels welcome.

Click here to view our complete schedule


About Alana

Alana Kessler MS RD CDN CYT is the founder of Sangha Yoga Shala, a community nutrition, yoga and conscious living space located in New York City. Steadfast in her passion for healthy living,  she continues to deepen her knowledge through her many teachers and life itself, which she firmly believes is the greatest teacher of all. Through the integration of nutrition, yoga, mindfulness, and a dedicated personal practice of over a decade, Alana provides individuals with the practical tools they need to live more balanced and meaningful lives.  She founded Sangha Yoga Shala as a way of reaching a greater scope of individuals on a deeper level.

Certified to teach from YogaWorks, Alana is currently influenced by Ashtanga Yoga as taught by the late Sri K. Pattabhi Jois and  is dedicated to a daily mysore style practice at Ashtanga Yoga New York with Eddie Stern.

Personally transformed by the cleansing and purifying sequencing of Ashtanga yoga, Alana’s classes are intelligent, compassionate and physically challenging, inviting students to embrace and transcend limitations by connecting breath with movement in a dynamic  meditative flow.

As a Registered Dietitian and Certified Ayurvedic practitioner with a Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics from NYU, Alana complements her teaching by encouraging and supporting individuals and groups to integrate nutrition, mindful lifestyle behaviors and yoga as an effective means to nurture and achieve their goals.


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