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Yoga Classes With Louise

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Seasonal Classes

Monday, 9:15 to 10:15: Basic Yoga 

Course dates: Sept 11 through Dec 4 (no class Oct. 9). Location: Temple Israel New Rochelle, 1000 Pinebrook Blvd, New Rochelle

In this Scarsdale Adult School class we will use yoga postures to strengthen and stretch our muscles; improve posture; and support bone and joint health. Pranayama and deep relaxation will enhance the practice and help calm our busy minds. Course tuition is $220. Contact Scarsdale Adult School to register. 

Monday, 10:30 to 11:30: Very Gentle Yoga

Course dates: Sept 11 through Dec 4 (no class Oct. 9). Location: Temple Israel New Rochelle, 1000 Pinebrook Blvd, New Rochelle 

This chair-based Scarsdale Adult School class offers basic yoga postures to improve strength, flexibility, and balance. Class begins with all students seated for warm-up movements, including shoulder openers, back bending, and twisting, to prepare for a strong series of standing poses. Class includes Pranayama and deep relaxation. Course tuition is $220. Contact Scarsdale Adult School to register.  

 

Weekly Classes

Monday, 4:30 to 5:45 PM: Gentle Yoga

Yoga Haven, 62 Main St, Tuckahoe (www.yogahaven.com)

Gentle, well-rounded class for all levels/ages. Ideal for anyone who wants to practice yoga and receive its benefits in an easeful, upbeat, noncompetitive setting. Class offers basic asana to stretch and strengthen muscles; improve posture and balance; and support bone and joint health.

Tuesday, 9:15 to 10:15 AM: Gentle Yoga for Seniors

Sinai Free Synagogue, 550 N. Columbus Ave, Mt. Vernon (First class is free!)

Mat-based class for seniors and others seeking a slow-paced, extra gentle practice. Class offers basic asana including standing poses, forward bends, mild back bends, twists, and deep relaxation.

Tuesday, 7:30 to 8:45 PM: Hatha Yoga  
New 7-class course begins September 12, ends October 24

St. John’s Parish House, 100 Underhill Rd, Yonkers
(for information, contact louise@yogabright.com)

Increase muscle strength, bone strength, and flexibility. Class includes warmups, posture flows, balance practice, pranayama, and deep relaxation. Moderate challenge.  Flexible pricing: pay-as-you go, $15 per class, or purchase a discounted class card; new students, $10 for first class. Payment to instructor by cash, check, or PayPal. 

Sunday, 11:00-12:15 PM: Restorative Yoga

Yoga Haven 2, 91 Montgomery Ave, Scarsdale

This gentle class offers a series of relaxing restorative poses to relax the body and calm the mind. You can also expect basic yoga movements, pranayama, and healing meditations. Restorative sequences may include reclining poses, twists, back bends, forward bends, and inversions, all supported by bolsters and blankets. While the props support your body, your muscles melt and let go.

 

Private Instruction

Private Hatha yoga sessions at beginner through intermediate levels, as well as specialty classes in Restorative yoga, Chair yoga, Yoga for Osteoporosis, and gentle yoga for seniors. Pricing starts at $100 for a 1-hour session. For more information on rates, contact louise@yogabright.com. Availability is limited. 

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