Two Yoga Programs For Your 2-5 Year Old, This Summer!

This summer, we’ve teamed up with the wonderful Mel Toth, yoga instructor and previous childhood educator, to bring a variety of classes to introduce yoga to your children from 2-5 years old. Scroll down to learn more about Yoga Story Time and Munchkin & Me, and register soon!

Yoga Story Time

Ages 24-36 months

Thursdays, 11:30am

July 9-August 27th (8 Weeks)

$10 Drop-In or $35 for 5 Sessions

Adult Attendance Required

IMG_4553Looking to introduce yoga to your 2 year old, but not sure how? This ain’t no ordinary book-reading. Our 30-45 minute story time will engage your child in a new way as Mel has creatively combined stories and books with teaching your children yoga poses and yoga breathing. Your toddler will begin to understand his/her body and movement which will help with coordination, spacial awareness, and following directions.

Munchkin & Me

Ages 3-5 years

Thursdays, 12:30-1:30pm

Session 1: Jul. 9-Jul. 30 (4 Weeks)

Session 2: Aug. 6-Aug. 27 (4 Weeks)

$72 for 1 4-Week Session

$126 Both Sessions

Sorry, No Drop-Ins
Munchkin & Me Kids Yoga, The Yoga House, NY
Come explore yoga with your 3-5 year old with Mel who brings a wealth of playful ideas for sharing yoga with your child. Each session includes partner poses and group activities to foster connection and cooperation to reinforce awareness and listening skills. Body and breath awareness are interwoven throughout, culminating in a guided relaxation for you and your child at the end of each class. Space is limited, so sign up soon!

Story Time and Munchkin & Me Registration



Practice to the Live Music of David Levy–Saturday, June 27th, 5:00-6:15pm

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



Practice to LIVE MUSIC! Saturday, Apr. 25th, 5:00-6:15pm

Practice to the Live Music of Dan Mulqeen

Saturday, April 25th, 5:00-6:15pm

Taught by Julie Colton

 

3519044_origCome experience the creative sequences and spiritual energy of Julie Colton accompanied by the live music of handpan player, Dan Mulqueen. A percussionist of over 13 years and a trained musician, Dan picked up the handpan about six years ago and has mastered this instrument that was only developed in 2000. Strongly influenced by Eastern philosophy, his music is the perfect sound for your journey on the mat.  Preregistration strongly recommended. Regular class price applies. Scroll down to sign up today or email us to use your class card.

Don’t forget to stay after for our 2nd Community Night & Vegan Potluckright after Julie’s class, where Dan will play an informal concert!

What’s the handpan, you ask? Check out Dan’s video:


Live Music Drop In



 

Prenatal Yoga Added to Schedule–Begins Sunday, 3/22, 3:00-4:15pm

Prenatal Yoga Added to the Schedule

Every Sunday Beginning March 22nd, 3:00-4:15

First Class on March 22nd is FREE!

 

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It’s no secret that prenatal yoga can be one of the best forms of exercise for mamas-to-be. Prenatal yoga can help pave the road for a more joyous pregnancy, a more confident labor & delivery and a better postpartum recovery. Join mom and certified yoga instructor, Cara Costello (RYT 200), every Sunday, starting March 22nd, for this 75 minute prenatal yoga class open to all levels.  Each week, we will open the floor to discussion so that future mamas can share stories, concerns & ideas about topics related to pregnancy. After our discussion, we’ll explore breathing techniques and gentle prenatal poses for women new to yoga and we will even touch on some sequences for more experienced practitioners. Each class will end with restorative postures, meditation and final relaxation. Come to connect with your baby, your body and other mamas-to-be; join us as we build a prenatal community.

Cara Costello

Cara Costello headCara Costello (RYT 200) specializes in hatha and prenatal yoga practice.  Before life brought her to Red Hook in 2013, she taught yoga and ESL in Pittsburgh while completing her yoga teacher training with Joanne Vandenhengel at 3rd Street Yoga.  In addition to experiencing prenatal yoga firsthand during the pregnancies of her two children, she also trained with prenatal instructors Mary Beth Kelly and Deena Blumenfeld.

Cara Costello familyA teacher by trade with over 10 years of ESL teaching experience, Cara brings to the mat a love of teaching combined with a passion for yoga.  Cara has taught yoga to students aged 3 to 93, and she strongly believes that everyone has something to gain from this timeless craft.  Each person’s journey with yoga is unique and she encourages students to find and celebrate their own practice.

Core Anatomy & Movement Workshop–Saturday, May 23rd, 2:30-4:30pm

Core Anatomy & Movement

An Experiential Workshop with Michael Stein

Saturday, May 23rd, 2:30-4:30pm

 

This intensive workshop will focus on the anatomy of the 3 primary cores: the torso, hip & shoulder.  You will learn how to use yoga asanas and short sequences to isolate these muscles and create more length and strength during your yoga practice. We will break up the class with sun salutes, asana sequences as well as anatomy of the core muscles for better understanding. This workshop is perfect for any yogi, from the newcomer to the experienced practitioner, who is interested in learning more about the core anatomy and its relation to yoga asana movement.


Core Anatomy & Movement Workshop



Michael Stein is the Director of Ashtanga Yoga of New Paltz.  He has led fourteen yoga teacher training programs as well as a variety of workshops on Anatomy and Physiology.

Second Sunday Ashtanga, Next class July 12th, 7:30am

Second Sunday Ashtanga

Next class, July 12th, 7:30am

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YOGA House in Kingston, NY

The Yoga House co-founder, Jacqui Nash

Join trained Ashtanga instructor, Jacqui Nash, for this traditional practice passed down to us by Sri Pattabhi Jois. We will be practicing the Primary Series (Yoga Chikitsa).

Who can practice Ashtanga Yoga?

Anyone! All levels of practitioners are welcome for this monthly class.

Although we’re offering the class only once a month, you might be surprised to find that even monthly exposure to the discipline of Ashtanga yoga can awaken and invigorate your regular yoga practice. Come explore the challenges of the body, but most importantly, the mind. Read more about the practice here.

Drop-in is $15 or use your class card.

2015 Dates

February 8
March 8
April 12
May 10
June 14
July 12
August 9
September 13
October 11
November 8
December 13