"Power of the Loving Heart" Retreat with Krishna Das, Sharon Salzberg, Lily Cushman & Friends
Nov
19
Nov 22

"Power of the Loving Heart" Retreat with Krishna Das, Sharon Salzberg, Lily Cushman & Friends

  • Menla Mountain Retreat

Cultivate the "Power of the Loving Heart" with Krishna Das, Sharon Salzberg, Lily Cushman and friends in the fifth annual Menla Mountain Retreat in Phoenicia, NY. Combining the complementary practices of devotional chanting, Lovingkindness meditation, and Classical Yoga, we come together to discover and celebrate the power of the heart in the beautiful Catskill Mountains. Through teachings, stories, chants, yoga and guided meditations, find your own inner knowledge and to open to deeper levels of courage and wisdom.

Nourishing the Feminine Workshop with Dr. Saraswati Markus & Nina Rao
Oct
17
4:00 pm16:00

Nourishing the Feminine Workshop with Dr. Saraswati Markus & Nina Rao

  • Brooklyn Yoga School

Explore the dance of Shiva/Shakti through sacred chanting & healing yoga sadhana. Dr. Saraswati Markus specializes in the Dao Flow method: a unique blending of Yoga, Chinese medicine & Women’s health. Combined with devotional practice of Kirtan: call & response chanting of ancient mantra, led by Nina Rao. Awaken the authentic & nourish the feminine with two lifelong practitioners of the spiritual path.

Ananda Rasa Kirtan + Hanuman Chalisa Book Release Party
Jun
20
7:00 pm19:00

Ananda Rasa Kirtan + Hanuman Chalisa Book Release Party

  • Brooklyn Yoga School

Join a celebration of chanting with Ananda Rasa Kirtan (David Estes) from the Bay Area and release party for Jennifer Mazzucco's illustrated Sri Hanuman Chalisa book! Books will be on sale at the event. A portion of the proceeds from this printing of this book go to the Love Serve Remember Foundation.

Hanuman Chalisa Workshop with Nina Rao
May
17
6:00 pm18:00

Hanuman Chalisa Workshop with Nina Rao

  • Brooklyn Yoga School

Join Nina Rao to explore the bhakti practice of chanting the Hanuman Chalisa. This forty verse prayer sings the praises of the Hindu monkey deity, Hanuman. Nina will slowly teach the pronunciation and the deeper meaning of the prayer. Participants will also sing the prayer eleven times as a group. Word sheets will be provided. No chant experience necessary to attend.

Laughter Yoga Workshop
May
16
5:00 pm17:00

Laughter Yoga Workshop

  • Brooklyn Yoga School

Join BYS Teacher April Frazier for an event of peace, love and play! Laughter Yoga is a joy-based stress relief program that cultivates playfulness in groups. Laughter yoga combines interactive laughter exercises with deep breathing and calming breathing.

Benefit Concert with J Mascis, Tony Jarvis & Devadas
Apr
18
8:00 pm20:00

Benefit Concert with J Mascis, Tony Jarvis & Devadas

  • Brooklyn Yoga School

Join us at BYS for a special fundraising concert with J Mascis, Devadas, Tony Jarvis, and friends! The evening will include a variety of chanting, kirtan & songs. All proceeds from the event will be donated to Amma’s Embracing the World Charities.

BYS 5th Birthday Bonanza
Mar
6
8:00 pm20:00

BYS 5th Birthday Bonanza

  • Brooklyn Yoga School

Come celebrate FIVE YEARS OF BYS. Join us for a birthday bonanza with delicious food, good friends, kirtan chanting, door prizes galore and a chance to win a $50 BYS class card!
 

Real Happiness 28-Day Meditation Challenge with Sharon Salzberg
Feb
1
Feb 28

Real Happiness 28-Day Meditation Challenge with Sharon Salzberg

  • Brooklyn Yoga School

During the month of February, BYS is taking part in Sharon Salzberg's 28-Day Mediation Challenge. This is the third year that we have be a part of the challenge and this year our team is the largest to date with over 40 members (both teachers and students from the BYS Community). The challenge follows the 28-day meditation plan outlined is Sharon's book "Real Happiness" with elements also from "Real Happiness At Work".

"Creative Writing as Yoga" Workshop
Jan
17
4:00 pm16:00

"Creative Writing as Yoga" Workshop

  • Brooklyn Yoga School

The yoga of writing is a process of revealing the truth in whatever form it wants to take – poetic, autobiographical, fictional or journal. Beginning and experienced writers alike will find a supportive, encouraging environment in which to write from the deepest self.  Using the Amherst Writers and Artists Method, we write in response to prompts that are offered or we write by responding to whatever moves us.

Instagram Moksha Challenge
Jan
1
Jan 31

Instagram Moksha Challenge

Join the Brooklyn Yoga School for our #MokshaChallenge on Instagram for the month of January 2015. Each day we will be posting a new asana photo of our teachers for you to photograph yourself in!

Live Music Yoga Class with Katurah & Ilusha
Apr
24
8:00 pm20:00

Live Music Yoga Class with Katurah & Ilusha

  • Brooklyn Yoga School

Join us on the fourth Thursday of each month for a two hour yoga class taught by Katurah Hutcheson, featuring live music by Ilusha Tsinadze. Ilusha is an acoustic guitarist based in Brooklyn. For the class, he will be merging his meditation practice with his music, influenced by a long-standing love of Indian classical music. Class is an All Level practice, suitable for all students.

Doors open at 7:30pm  /  $10 Donation  /  No pre-registration required