Gentle Yoga — Now offered every Friday, from 12:00-1:00pm

Gentle Yoga

Fridays, 12:00-1:00pm

with Mel Toth

Gentle Yoga is designed for anyone who would like to practice at a careful, soothing, conscientious pace. Students have reported feeler better, lighter, and younger after beginning a weekly gentle yoga regimen. Don’t let bodily limitations prevent you from enjoying the physical and emotional benefits of a yoga practice.

mel toth, the yoga house, kingston, nyMel Toth

Mel’s yoga journey began in her living room over 13 years ago. An educator since 1998, Mel has taught 4th grade, co-authored a strategy book for teachers and served as a tutor and Director of Education for several NY learning centers. From her extensive background in education, Mel brings a solid understanding of how each student interprets information differently and may apply those misinterpretations to his or her body. As such, she strives to make her instruction clear and accessible for students of all levels of experience. Mel’s classes focus on the development of a solid foundation through the use of props, demonstration, description, and encouragement, while exploring basic principles of alignment, balance and relaxation. By encouraging her students to respect their physical limitations while exploring what is possible, Mel aims to help each individual learn how to serve the unique needs of their body. She is forever grateful to her first yoga teacher, Jill Gnassi, whose expert Iyengar instruction taught her how attending to small details could make a huge difference in her life, both on and off her mat.

Practice to the Music of David Levy — Saturday, June 27th, 5:00-6:15pm — Class Taught by Julie Colton

Practice to the Live Music of Native American Flutes

Music by David Levy/Taught by Julie Colton

Saturday, June 27th, 5:00-6:15pm

Come practice to the live sounds of David Levy’s Native American Flutes. David describes his improvisational music is not a performance but a prayer and invites you to join him and Julie through poem:

Come to the house of prayer
Come, come to the house of prayer
Though there is no house
Though there is no prayer
just this, just this
Come to the house of prayer

 

Regular class price applies. Preregistration is strongly recommended. Email us to use your class card.

 

If you want a full evening of The Yoga House delights, stay after for our Community Night & Vegan Potluck where David will share the melodic sounds of the flutes.

Live Music Drop In



Community Night & Vegan Potluck with Flute Player David Levy — Saturday, June 27th — 6:30pm

Join us for our third Community Night & Vegan Potluck where Native American-style flute player David Levy will join us with his sacred music after we dine on the delicious vegan dishes made by you! Bring the whole family, a dish, and enjoy the company of our growing community.
Vegan Potluck at The Yoga House
If you really want the full evening of the delights of The Yoga House, come to Julie Colton’s 5:00pm Flow & Go class, where David will accompany the class–practice to live music! Sign up here.
About David
David’s music is fully improvised. His playing is responsive to the people in the room as well as to the energy of the room itself, from the mood to the weather. His playing is not intended as performance but as prayer.
       Come to the house of prayer
       Come, come to the house of prayer
       Though there is no house
       Though there is no prayer
              just this, just this
       Come to the house of prayer.
                                                  -David Levy

Ayurvedic Cooking Workshop: Discover the Spice Route — Saturday, June 13th — This event has been CANCELLED

Ayurvedic cooking makes use of healing spices.

Join experienced Ayurvedic wellness counselor Sharada for this cooking workshop. Lunch will be served.

Discover…

  • Ayurvedic wisdom
  • Learn about your doshas
  • Learn cooking secrets for Spring & Summer
  • Interactive culinary experience
  • Treat your taste buds to the six tastes
  • Enjoy delicious food prepared with ancient Indian healing wisdom in mind

$35 to preregister

  by Monday, May 8th because Sharada will have to grocery shop for us! Or: 

$40 on the day of

From Sharada

Namaste, I am Sharada from India living in Syracuse. I am professionally trained as a counseling psychologist, certified yoga instructor and Ayurvedic-wellness practitioner. My curiosity towards Ayurveda began when I was a kid as my grandfather was an Ayurvedic doctor. That’s where it all started. My passion is to live and spread the wellness of yoga and Ayurveda as a way of life. Looking forward to coming and sharing this Ancient Medical System – The Knowledge of Life.

Young Living Essential Oils Workshop — Saturday, May 9th — CANCELLED

Come Learn About Young Living Essential Oils

Essential Oils

Saturday, May 9th

1:30PM – 3:00PM

The Yoga House

57 Crown Street, Kingston

FREE WORKSHOP

 

 

T h e   W o r k s h o p :

Come learn about Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils and how they can make a huge difference in the quality of your life. Essential oils are the immune system of plants making them a completely natural and non-toxic way to positively impact your health and wellbeing. Essential Oils work with your body vs. against it and they are safe to use during pregnancy, on small children and with pets! If you’re already eating organic foods and using dried herbs then you NEED to hear this info and if you’re trying to be more holistically oriented then you don’t want to miss out. We will cover the history of essential oil usage, why brand matters, how to create a non-toxic home, why essential oils work, 10 oils and how to use them for common ailments that pop up (fever, headaches, migraines, stress, anxiety, depression, bug bites, and constipation to name a few), how to naturally boost your immune system and much more. This will be an experiential class where you get to smell, apply and taste (yes, you can ingest these oils) if you wish! Option to order oils will be available if you choose.

 

Jen Hairston DavisJennifer Hairston-Davis is big on empowerment and helping others in mind, body and soul. She is a NYS Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Reiki Master Teacher and Young Living Consultant. She has a Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology from Binghamton University and a Masters in Social Work from Columbia University. Jennifer has been in clinical practice as a psychotherapist for 11 years and has her own practice in Merrick, NY. She also teaches Reiki classes regularly and holds a monthly healing circle as a safe place for spiritual exploration and the practice / advancement of energy work. Jennifer began her journey with Young Living Essential Oils in October of 2014. Reiki, the study of energy and a chronically sick child led her into the world of natural healing. Jennifer is a firm believer that people should have choices, including non-toxic and natural wellness solutions, such that they can take their health into their own hands (literally and figuratively). As a result, she teaches classes on the benefits of essential oils, how to use them and what they can be used for. Essential oils are infused in her lifestyle and healing practices as tools to increase physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health. After months of using the oils on herself and her family, she decided to start sharing her experiences with others and has helped many people to embrace a new way of living.