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Adult Yoga

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Bloomingdale Library Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 150 West 100th Street, Manhattan

Age:Adult / Senior  

Join us on Wednesday evenings for open-level yoga with a certified instructor!  Please wear comfortable clothes and bring your yoga mat or a beach towel.  All participants must sign a waiver form before they join in.  For adults 18+.

Cost: FREE 

 

Advanced Level Yoga Class

Wednesday: 6:15 p.m.-7:45 p.m.

Integral Yoga Institute Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 227 W 13th St, Manhattan

Age:Adult  

For students who are comfortable with the Level I and II formats and are ready to explore a transition from Level II to Level III. New asanas will be introduced and held longer, with pranayama incorporated. Not for those new to Level II.

Phone: 212-929-0585
Cost: $5 

 

Ashtanga Yoga Led Half Primary

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Thursday: 6:15 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center, 80 Catherine Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 11, 2014
End Date: October 30, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult  

Instructor:  Sandi Higgins

Start to deepen your experience of yoga according to the Ashtanga tradition of yoga master, Sri K. Pattabhi Jois.  This class will give you a great workout and a step by step introduction to the traditional primary series (Yoga Chikitsa) established by jois in Mysore, India and practiced all over the world today.  With consistent effort, this challenging and rewarding practice lightens the body and the mind, cleanses the organs, cultivates health, strength, steadiness, flexibility, ease, and peace.  It also provides students with the certainty and confidence to be able to practice yoga anywhere on your own.

 

Beginner Pilates

Monday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

Bronx YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 2 Castle Hill Ave, Bronx

Age:Adult  

The Mat Pilates method will help with the musculoskeletal balance, proper breathing, spinal alignments, and abdominal control. Mat Pilates will provide an overall muscle tone, muscle strength and core training. This format is for all levels.

Phone: 718-792-9736
Cost: free for members, individual memberships $12-$44/month, financial assistance available 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Breathing, Meditation & Yoga

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Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date: September 13, 2014
End Date: November 1, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

Take a moment to join this breathing and meditation class!  The exercises will help relieve stress and improve focus.

Instructor: Ani Rivas

2nd Floor Multipurpose Room

 

Chair Aerobics

Thursday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Moriah Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 90 Bennett Avenue, Manhattan

Age:Senior  

Work on balance and stability during a chair-based aerobics class. To participate, you must become a member of the senior center. Joining is easy and free, please call to find out how.

Cost: Free 

 

Chair Pilates

Wednesday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Moriah Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 90 Bennett Avenue, Manhattan

Age:Senior  

Join us for a chair aerobics class with Pilates bands. To participate, you must become a member of the senior center. Joining is easy and free, please call to find out how.

Cost: Free 

 

Chair Yoga

Monday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

West Side Campaign Against Hunger Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 263 West 86 Street, Manhattan

Age:Adult / Senior  

We hold a free chair yoga class in our food pantry waiting area Mon, Wed, Thurs and Fri 9-10am. It is open to all and is bilingual, English/Spanish. This is a low impact yoga class. No registration necessary. Mats are available for those who wish to use them. Wear comfortable clothing. Offered year-round.

Phone: 212-362-3662 x120
E-mail: hpark@wscah.org
Cost: Free 

West Side Campaign Against Hunger

 

Community Meditation

Friday: 5:45 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Harlem Yoga Studio Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 44 West 125th Street, Manhattan

Age:Adult / Senior  

Cost: Donation 

 

Community Yoga

Monday: 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Harlem Yoga Studio Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 44 West 125th Street, Manhattan

Age:Adult  

This 75 or 90 minute class is donation only. Students pay what they want, for a community based, open level yoga class. Classes include sun salutations with variations based on student level, a variety of strengthening and balancing poses, back-bends, forward bends, and inversions, and introduction to binding and partner poses. Basic techniques in pranayama (breathing practices) and meditation and included in each class. Focus is on proper alignment , and using breath to find a balance between effort and ease in each posture. Beginners as well as advanced practitioners are welcome.

E-mail: Info@HarlemYogaStudio.com
Cost: donation 

 

Community Yoga

Wednesday: 5:30 p.m.-6:45 p.m.

Harlem Yoga Studio Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 44 West 125th Street, Manhattan

Age:Adult  

This 75 or 90 minute class is donation only. Students pay what they want, for a community based, open level yoga class. Classes include sun salutations with variations based on student level, a variety of strengthening and balancing poses, back-bends, forward bends, and inversions, and introduction to binding and partner poses. Basic techniques in pranayama (breathing practices) and meditation and included in each class. Focus is on proper alignment , and using breath to find a balance between effort and ease in each posture. Beginners as well as advanced practitioners are welcome.

Cost: donation 

 

Core Training

Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1121 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

This class focuses on abdominal, back, and core muscle training and stabilization to improve the body's overall functional strength.

Cost: free for members, non-members $95/8 weeks 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Core Yoga

Sunday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Thursday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Broadway YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 651 Broadway, Staten Island

Age:Teen / Adult  

A form of yoga known for precision, alignment and a focus on individual postures and their therapeutic benefits. Iyengar yoga promotes quiet, an inward focus, and a heightened consciousness.

Phone: 718-981-4933
Cost: Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

Deep-Relaxation Yoga

Friday: 5:00 p.m.-5:45 p.m.

Integral Yoga Institute Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 227 W 13th St, Manhattan

Age:Everyone  

Can’t escape the sweltering heat or work stress? Head to this Meatpacking District yoga studio for 45-minutes of aaaahhh. Begin with gentle stretching, then enjoy a generous session of deep relaxation known as Yoga Nidra, and top it off with a short meditation. Now you’re ready for the weekend.

Phone: 212-929-0585
Cost: Free 

 

Donation Only Pre-natal Yoga

Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Harlem Yoga Studio Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 44 West 125th Street, Manhattan

Age:Adult  

This class teaches movements and yoga poses to strengthen and tone the muscles and organs needed for labor and delivery. An emphasis is also placed on soothing, relaxing practices and visualization practices with the baby.

Cost: Pay what you wish 

 

Evening NIA

Wednesday: 7:05 p.m.-8:05 p.m.

Sirovich Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 331 East 12th Street, Manhattan

Age:Senior  

Nia is a one hour class incorporating structured and freeform movement to music incorporating the body, mind, emotions, and spirit. Nia classes are available to members of The Educational Alliance Center for Balanced Living. Membership is $75 for 1 year and available to anyone ages 55 years and older. For more information on The Educational Alliance Center for Balanced Living, visit our website or call 212-780-2300.

Cost: $75/year 

The Educational Alliance

 

Evening Yoga

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Sirovich Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 331 East 12th Street, Manhattan

Age:Senior  

Yoga classes available to members of The Educational Alliance Center for Balanced Living. Membership is $75 for 1 year and available to anyone ages 55 years and older. For more information on The Educational Alliance Center for Balanced Living, visit our website or call 212-780-2300.

Cost: $75/year 

The Educational Alliance

 

Family Yoga

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Ridgewood YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 69-02 64th St, Queens

Age:Everyone  

A yoga class that integrates postures, breathing exercises, relaxation, and meditation to stretch, strengthen, and condition. All levels are welcome.

Phone: 212-912-2180

 

Free Yoga for Individuals with MS

Tuesday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Tree of Life Yoga Studio Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 102-06 Metropolitan Ave, Queens

Age:Adult  

Free chair yoga for individuals with MS. Please call to inquire and to pre-register.

Phone: 718-544-5997
Cost: Free 

 

Free Yoga for Runners

Saturday: 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.

Jack Rabbit Sports-Union Square Store Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 42 West 14th Street, Manhattan

Age:Adult  

Free yoga class for runners. Bring your own mat. RSVP at custserv@jackrabbitsports.com. This class meets every other Saturday.

Phone: 212-727-2980

 

Fusion

Sunday: 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.

Bronx YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 2 Castle Hill Ave, Bronx

Age:Adult  

This class consists of a dynamic blend of Vinyasa (flowing) yoga and Pilates. You will burn calories and stored body fat by keeping your heart rate up while challenging major and minor muscle groups.

Cost: free for members, individual memberships $12-$44/month, financial assistance available 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Gentle Yoga

Tuesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Broadway YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 651 Broadway, Staten Island

Age:Teen / Adult  

Designed to teach basic yoga postures that will enhance flexibility, strength and balance and promote relaxation.

Phone: 718-981-4933
Cost: Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

Gentle Yoga

Sunday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Monday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
Wednesday: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Saturday: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

South Shore YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3939 Richmond Ave, Staten Island

Age:Teen / Adult  

Designed to teach basic yoga postures that will enhance flexibility, strength and balance and promote relaxation.

Phone: 718-227-3200
Cost: Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

Gentle Yoga

Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1121 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Designed to teach basic yoga postures that will enhance flexibility, strength and balance and promote relaxation.

Cost: free for members, non-members $95/8 weeks 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Hatha Yoga

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Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Red Hook Recreation Center, 155 Bay Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: December 10, 2013
Age:Adult / Senior  

Instructor: Ashley Taylor

Join Ashley for a unique blend of Vinyasa flow, therapeutic sequences, and breathing exercises.  All classes are accessible to beginners.  Pose modifications are available for anyone with limitations or injuries, so come try it out!

 

Healing Yoga for Women with Breast or Ovarian Cancer

Monday: 6:45 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 6:45 p.m.-7:45 p.m.

JCC Manhattan Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 334 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Age:Adult / Senior  

These free classes are for those recovering from cancer and are co-sponsored by The Comprehensive Breast Center at St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospitals and The JCC in Manhattan. To register for all programs, please call JoAnn Fox Weingarten, 212-523-7275.

Phone: 212-523-7275
Cost: Free 

 

Level I Community Class

Saturday: 6:15 p.m.-7:45 p.m.

Integral Yoga Institute Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 227 W 13th St, Manhattan

Age:Adult  

For students interested in the traditional yoga class. A comprehensive, balanced class with a steady flow, relaxation between asanas, and guided instruction throughout. First-time students are welcome.

Phone: 212-929-0585
Cost: $5 

 

Level I/II Community Class

Tuesday: 9:15 a.m.-10:45 a.m.

Integral Yoga Institute Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 227 W 13th St, Manhattan

Age:Adult  

For students interested in exploring a transition from Level I to Level II. New asanas will be introduced, and others will be held longer to deepen the experience. Students attending this class should be comfortable with Integral Yoga Level I and have some knowledge of asana names in Sanskrit. Not for new beginners.

Phone: 212-929-0585
Cost: $5 

 

Mat Pilates

Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1121 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

The Mat Pilates method will help with the musculoskeletal balance, proper breathing, spinal alignments, and abdominal control. Mat Pilates will provide an overall muscle tone, muscle strength and core training. This format is for all levels.

Cost: free for members, non-members $95/8 weeks 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Mat Pilates

Monday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Bronx YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 2 Castle Hill Ave, Bronx

Age:Adult  

The Mat Pilates method will help with the musculoskeletal balance, proper breathing, spinal alignments, and abdominal control. Mat Pilates will provide an overall muscle tone, muscle strength and core training. This format is for all levels.

Phone: 718-792-9736
Cost: free for members, individual memberships $12-$44/month, financial assistance available 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Parent & Child Yoga

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Tuesday: 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date: September 9, 2014
End Date: October 28, 2014
Age:Preschool / Adult  

Basic yoga with parents and thier toddlers using soft, flowing movements.

Instructor: Ani Rivas

2nd Floor Multipurpose Room

 

Parent and Baby Yoga

Community Center at Stuyvesant High School Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 345 Chambers St. , Manhattan

Age:Everyone  

Register at the Community Center or call 646-210-4292. Visit www.ccshs.org for program information and class times.

Cost: Call for price 

 

Pilates

Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:45 p.m.

The Educational Alliance Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 197 East Broadway, Manhattan

Age:Adult  

Stretch, breathe and tone your muscles, while shedding your daily stress in our intimate studio. Bring your own towel--we will supply everything else. Purchase an 10-class punch card, valid for 90 days, for $120 ($12/class), or drop in to any class for $15. Purchase right before class in the studio, or order in advance.

Cost: $15  

The Educational Alliance

 

Pilates 1

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

New Song Community Corporation-Rosa Building Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 163 St. Nicholas Avenue, Manhattan

Age:Everyone  

The Harlem Center for Healthy Living opened its doors in 2008 as a means to address the health disparities in Harlem, by focusing on education, activities and support in the prevention of obesity, hypertension, diabetes type 2, and heart disease. HCHL aspires to empower members with life-long healthy living habits. The monthly calendar of classes and activities include pilates, yoga, total body conditioning, salsa dancing, one on one healthy lifestyle coaching, healthy cooking demonstrations, holistic health workshops, and healthy community meals. Our goal at HCHL is to make wellness practices accessible and affordable for ALL in our community and to care for the total person/family. Children under 14 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

E-mail: newsong163@gmail.com
Cost: $15/class or $75/year 

 

Pilates 2

Tuesday: 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

New Song Community Corporation-Rosa Building Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 163 St. Nicholas Avenue, Manhattan

Age:Everyone  

The Harlem Center for Healthy Living opened its doors in 2008 as a means to address the health disparities in Harlem, by focusing on education, activities and support in the prevention of obesity, hypertension, diabetes type 2, and heart disease. HCHL aspires to empower members with life-long healthy living habits. The monthly calendar of classes and activities include pilates, yoga, total body conditioning, salsa dancing, one on one healthy lifestyle coaching, healthy cooking demonstrations, holistic health workshops, and healthy community meals. Our goal at HCHL is to make wellness practices accessible and affordable for ALL in our community and to care for the total person/family. Children under 14 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Cost: $15/class or $75/year 

 

Prenatal Yoga

Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1121 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Expectant mothers will learn go stretch, strengthen, focus, and relax. This class will help prepare you physicall and mentally for the experience of childbirth. It is open to women trying to get pregnant as well as post-partum women and their partners.

Cost: free for members, non-members $95/8 weeks 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Rainbow Kids Community Yoga

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Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center, 80 Catherine Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 6, 2014
End Date: November 1, 2014
Age:Child / Teen  

Instructor:  Sandi Higgins

This is Rainbow Kids Yoga for the Community! Get your kids, get your parents, and get ready to stretch, breathe, sing, laugh and Om together.

 

Rainbow Kids Yoga for Afterschool

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Wednesday: 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center, 80 Catherine Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 10, 2014
End Date: October 29, 2014
Age:Child / Teen  

Instructor:  Sandi Higgins

This is Rainbow Kids Yoga for Afterschool.  We start with an activity that brings everyone together, then we work on yoga poses, do something fun and imaginative, and conclude with quiet time and relaxation.

 

Restorative Yoga

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Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 8, 2014
End Date: November 30, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Take a load off in this gentle yoga class that uses supported postures to relieve stress.

 

Senior Program

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Monday: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, 93-29 Queens Boulevard, Queens

Age:Senior  

Seniors participate in Tai Chi, yoga, ESL classes, table tennis, bingo, movie days, card games, board games,  computers, social dance, creative arts, Wii Bowling, knitting, aerobics, and more!

This program is for seniors ages 60 and over. Please call the center for specific program information.

 

Shape Up NYC: Beginner Yoga

Thursday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Age:Adult / Senior  

Instructor: Amy Tobin 

An introduction to the benefits of yoga. While yoga is primarily about stretching, it develops strength and increases flexibility. Each pose has a specific purpose.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Bilingual Yoga

Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Highbridge Recreation Center, 2301 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: May 6, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

An open level class with a focus on bringing awareness to the body through core strengthening and total body flexibility. This class is taught in English and Spanish.

 

Shape Up NYC: Chair Yoga

Tuesday: 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Pelham Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 975 Waring Avenue , Bronx

Age:Senior  

A seated exercise class that increases flexibility and strengthens muscles with minimal impact on joints.

Cost: Free 

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and open to the public.

 

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais

Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

The Feldenkrais method is designed to improve movement repertoire, aiming to expand and refine the use of the self through awareness, in order to reduce pain or limitations in movement, and promote general well-being.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: PiYo

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Chinatown YMCA Cornerstone Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 200 Madison Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 15, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

PiYo combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility of flowing yoga movements. You'll even improve your balance and core power. We crank up the music, the speed, and the fun to give you an intense, low-impact workout that will burn crazy calories and sculpt every inch of your body for a long, lean, beautiful physique. This class is taught by an instructor who is in the Shape Up NYC Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Pilates

Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

A system of exercises using special apparatus, designed to improve physical strength, flexibility, and posture, and enhance mental awareness.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Pilates

Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, 232 West 60th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: November 14, 2013
Age:Adult / Senior  

Gain core strength, flatten and tighten abdominals and increase your overall flexibility. Create a balanced body while invigorating your mind and elevating your spirit.

Instructor: Sonja

Aerobics Room

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Pilates

Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: April 15, 2014
Age:Adult  

Gain core strength, flatten and tighten abdominals and increase your overall flexibility. Create a balanced body while invigorating your mind and elevating your spirit.

 

Shape Up NYC: Vinyasa Yoga

Thursday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Cornerstone at Campos Plaza Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 611 East 13th Street New York, NY, Manhattan

Start Date: July 17, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

An active and meditative approach to yoga techniques characterized by flowing poses and sequences that are linked to the breath. The class begins with warming up the body and then continues through a series of poses from introduction to moving smoothly through the flow. It is an energizing practice that focuses the center of your well being as a catalyst for better movement, mental clarify and a more balanced practice for the mind and body.

 

Shape Up NYC: Yoga

Friday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 19, 2014
End Date: November 1, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Instructor: John Chisenhall

An open level class with a focus on bringing awareness to the body through core strengthening and total body flexibility.

*September 11th 9:30-10:30

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Yoga

Wednesday: 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Queens Hospital Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 82-68 164th St. Jamaica, Queens

Start Date: September 10, 2014
Age:Everyone  

An open level class with a focus on bringing awareness to the body through core strengthening and total body flexibility. Please bring your own mat or towel.

 

Shape Up NYC: Yoga

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Saturday: 12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

A.R.R.O.W. Field House, 35-30 35th Street, Queens

Start Date: July 26, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Hatha Yoga includes breathing exercises and basic yoga postures. All the postures can be adapted to one's own current limitations, so it is structured for all levels. The guided relaxation is also an opportunity to practice meditation if one so chooses.

 

Shape Up NYC: Yoga

Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: May 31, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Gain core strength, flatten and tighten abdominals and increase your overall flexibility. Create a balanced body while invigorating your mind and elevating your spirit.

 

Shape Up NYC: Yoga

Friday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

An open level class with a focus on bringing awareness to the body through core strengthening and total body flexibility. Mats are provided (though students are encouraged to bring their own). Students should wear comfortable clothing. 

Instructor: Stefanie Joshua

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Yoga

Tuesday: 8:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Chinatown YMCA Cornerstone Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 200 Madison Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 15, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Gentle Hatha Yoga Gentle Hatha Yoga uses asana and pranayama together to relax tensions, soothe the body and relax the mind, culminating to a period of deep relaxation and mental release. Perfect for mind, body and spirit.

 

Shape Up NYC: Yoga

Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Hope Gardens Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 422 Central Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: July 10, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

An open level class with a focus on bringing awareness to the body through core strengthening and total body flexibility. Students are encouraged to bring their own mats and should wear comfortable clothing. This instructor is part of the Shape Up NYC Instructor Training Program.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Yoga

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-11:15 a.m.

Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center, 670 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn

Age:Everyone  

An open level class with a focus on bringing awareness to the body through core strengthening and total body flexibility.

Instructor: Asante Akwesi   

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Yoga

Wednesday: 5:15 p.m.-6:15 p.m.

Kings County Hospital Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, Clarkson Ave & New York Ave., Brooklyn

Start Date: November 15, 2011
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Effective, Wednesday, June 11, 2014, Yoga Class has been relocated to the B-Building, (Entrance on Clarkson Avenue) 9th Floor, Room 9104. An open level class with a focus on bringing awareness to the body through core strengthening and total body flexibility.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Yoga

Wednesday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Detective Keith L. Williams Field House, 106-16 173rd Street between 172 & 173 Streets, Queens

Start Date: May 5, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Yoga practice is meditative movement, a training to cultivate greater focus, stability, ease, and self-control of both body and mind.  Through a series of stretching exercises linked with breathing techniques, this class will guide you in developing better posture, flexibility, alignment, and strength.  Though open to everyone, it is especially designed for those who may be wishing to explore yoga for the first time, with more advanced cueing offered to more advanced students.  Welcome!

 

Shape Up NYC: Yoga

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Boys & Girls Harbor Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1234 5th Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: August 27, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

An open level class with a focus on bringing awareness to the body through core strengthening and total body flexibility. Please bring your own mat.

Cost: FREE 

The class is held in the gym on the 5th floor.

 

Shape Up NYC: Yoga - Relax and Stretch

Wednesday: 7:30 p.m.-8:45 p.m.

Walker Park Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, Delafield Pl., Bard Ave., and Davis Ave., Staten Island

Start Date: May 7, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

An open level class with a focus on bringing awareness to the body through core strengthening and total body flexibility. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Cost: FREE 

 

StoryTime Yoga

Wednesday: 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Friday: 3:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Karma Kids Yoga Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 104 W 14th St, Manhattan

Age:Preschool  

Storytime comes alive with puppets and yoga poses for infants to 6 year olds. Carefully selected stories that naturally lend themselves to yoga! As we read we'll come across animals and elements of nature that we know from yoga...we'll stop the story, do the yoga pose, then continue with our story. StoryTime is 1/2 hour.

Phone: 646-638-1444
E-mail: downdog@karmakidsyoga.com
Cost: Free 

 

Sublime Vinyasa Yoga

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Wednesday: 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center, 80 Catherine Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 10, 2014
End Date: October 29, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult  

Instructor: Sandi Higgins

This open level vinyasa yoga class will help you let go of stress, burn excess weight and find your natural state of bliss through Sun Salutations, standing poses, seated poses, forward bends, back bends, inversions, and restorative poses, with modifications for more beginner or advanced students.  Cultivating the wellness of your body, mind and heart, each class also includes a short discussion of the four sublime abidings of Buddhist philosophy, also known as the brahmaviharas: loving kindness, compassion, sympathetic joy, and equanimity.

 

Sunday Salutations

Sunday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Lululemon- SoHo Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 481 Broadway, Manhattan

Age:Adult  

Join us every Sunday morning from 9:30-10:30 for complimentary open-level yoga classes taught by instructors from yoga studios around the city. Check the website for details. We provide the mats, so grab a friend and we'll see you soon!

Phone: 212-334-8276
E-mail: soho-store@lululemon.com
Cost: Free 

 

Sunday Salutations

Sunday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Lululemon- Lincoln Square Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , W 64th St & Broadway, Manhattan

Age:Adult  

Join our complimentary Sunday morning open-level yoga classes. Classes are every Sunday at 10 a.m. in-store. We'll provide the mat, you provide the sweat! Check website for updated information.

Phone: 212-712-1767
E-mail: lincolnsquare-store@lululemon.com
Cost: Free 

 

Sunday Salutations

Sunday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Lululemon- E 66th Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 1127 3rd Ave, Manhattan

Age:Adult  

Join us every Sunday morning from 10-11 AM for complimentary open-level yoga classes taught by instructors from yoga studios around the city. Check the website for details. We provide the mats, so grab a friend and we'll see you soon!

Phone: 212-755-5019
E-mail: east66th-store@lululemon.com
Cost: Free 

 

Vinyasa Yoga

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Monday: 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,9:45 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 6, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

Start off this session with light meditation followed by step by step instruction on various Yoga poses. Knowledgeable instructor will guide you on breathing and proper positioning. No prior knowledge required!

Instructor Terry Jackson

 

Vinyasa Yoga

Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1121 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Flowing sequences of yoga poses linked together by an emphasis on breathing technique.

Cost: free for members, non-members $95/8 weeks 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Yoga

Community Center at Stuyvesant High School Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 345 Chambers St. , Manhattan

Age:Everyone  

Register at the Community Center or call 646-210-4292 Visit www.ccshs.org for program information and class times.

Cost: Call for price 

 

Yoga

Monday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Salt Marsh Nature Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3302 Ave U, Brooklyn

Age:Adult / Senior  

Summer session will end on June 20, 2010. Program will resume in September 2010. Please call center for details.

Phone: (718) 421-2021
Cost: Free 

 

Yoga

Monday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.,7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Ridgewood YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 69-02 64th St, Queens

Age:Adult  

A yoga class that integrates postures, breathing exercises, relaxation, and meditation to stretch, strengthen, and condition. All levels are welcome.

Phone: 212-912-2180

 

Yoga

Tuesday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

HANAC Lindsay Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 27-40 Hoyt Avenue South, Queens

Age:Senior  

Join our twice- weekly yoga class for all ability levels. We recommend that you become a member of the senior center to participate. Joining is easy and free. Call to find out how.

Cost: Free 

 

Yoga

Sunday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:45 p.m.

The Educational Alliance Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 197 East Broadway, Manhattan

Age:Adult  

Stretch, breathe and tone your muscles, while shedding your daily stress in our intimate studio. Bring your own towel--we will supply everything else. Purchase an 10-class punch card, valid for 90 days, for $120 ($12/class), or drop in to any class for $15. Purchase right before class in the studio, or order in advance.

Cost: $15  

The Educational Alliance

 

Yoga

Thursday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Diana H. Jones Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 9 Noll Street, Brooklyn

Age:Senior  

Join our weekly yoga class for all ability levels. Open to anyone 60+.

Cost: Free 

 

Yoga

Sunday: 9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Greenbelt Nature Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 700 Rockland Avenue, Staten Island

Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Take a Sunday morning yoga class in the picturesque Greenbelt Nature Center overlooking scenic woodlands. Classes are pay-as-you go, and 10-week pre-paid passes are available. Classes are run year-round but can be cancelled due to extreme weather and some holidays.

Cost: $15/class non-members;$13/class for Greenbelt Conservancy members 

 

Yoga

Monday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Riverdale Senior Services Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 2600 Netherland Ave, Bronx

Age:Senior  

Join us for a morning yoga class every Monday and Thursday. Becoming a member of the senior center is easy and free! Call us to find out how.

 

Yoga

Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

PEP for Seniors Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 1525 Unionport Road Apt. #ME, Bronx

Age:Senior  

Join PEP's Yoga Class every Tuesday! Please come to PEP to purchase your multipass card for this and other classes. Open to anyone 55+.

Cost: $15/5 classes 

 

Yoga 1 with Vivian

Monday: 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

New Song Community Corporation-Triangle Building Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 120th St & 8th Ave, Manhattan

Age:Everyone  

The Harlem Center for Healthy Living opened its doors in 2008 as a means to address the health disparities in Harlem, by focusing on education, activities and support in the prevention of obesity, hypertension, diabetes type 2, and heart disease. HCHL aspires to empower members with life-long healthy living habits. The monthly calendar of classes and activities include pilates, yoga, total body conditioning, salsa dancing, one on one healthy lifestyle coaching, healthy cooking demonstrations, holistic health workshops, and healthy community meals. Our goal at HCHL is to make wellness practices accessible and affordable for ALL in our community and to care for the total person/family. Children under 14 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Cost: $15/class or $75/year 

 

Yoga 2 with Vivian

Monday: 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

New Song Community Corporation-Triangle Building Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 120th St & 8th Ave, Manhattan

Age:Everyone  

The Harlem Center for Healthy Living opened its doors in 2008 as a means to address the health disparities in Harlem, by focusing on education, activities and support in the prevention of obesity, hypertension, diabetes type 2, and heart disease. HCHL aspires to empower members with life-long healthy living habits. The monthly calendar of classes and activities include pilates, yoga, total body conditioning, salsa dancing, one on one healthy lifestyle coaching, healthy cooking demonstrations, holistic health workshops, and healthy community meals. Our goal at HCHL is to make wellness practices accessible and affordable for ALL in our community and to care for the total person/family. Children under 14 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Cost: $15/class or $75/year 

 

Yoga Moves: Yoga for Women with Cancer

Tuesday: 3:45 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

JCC Manhattan Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 334 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Age:Adult / Senior  

These free classes are for those recovering from cancer and are co-sponsored by The Comprehensive Breast Center at St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospitals and The JCC in Manhattan. To register for all programs, please call JoAnn Fox Weingarten, 212-523-7275.

Phone: 212-523-7275
Cost: Free 

 

Yoga Stretch

Thursday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

PSS City Island Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 116 City Island Ave, Bronx

Age:Senior  

Join us for a yoga class every week! Open to anyone 60+. Fees as noted or all monthly classes for $20.

Phone: 718-885-0727
E-mail: pgrondahl@pssusa.org
Cost: $2 

Grace Church Hall

 

Yoga for Veterans

Thursday: 6:45 p.m.-8:15 p.m.

Integral Yoga Institute Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 227 W 13th St, Manhattan

Age:Adult  

Yoga can help alleviate stress and heal wounds by teaching how to quiet the mind and relax the body. In this class, explore basic poses to strengthen and balance the body, therapeutic poses to restore the body, guided deep relaxation and visualization techniques to heal injuries and trauma, breathing techniques to calm and invigorate the body, and meditation to focus and discipline the mind. No previous experience with Yoga is necessary. Modifications of poses are taught for any students with specific physical challenges.

Phone: 212-929-0585
Cost: Free with proof of military service 

 

Yoga for Veterans: Meditation & Relaxation

Monday: 7:45 p.m.-8:45 p.m.

Integral Yoga Institute Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 227 W 13th St, Manhattan

Age:Adult  

In this hour, veterans will learn simple stress reduction techniques through breathing and meditation practice and a guided deep relaxation. Meditation and yogic relaxation techniques have been scientifically proven to decrease stress levels and disease and increase health and well-being. The class welcomes all, including seriously disabled veterans, and is wheel-chair accessible. No experience with meditation required! Free with proof of military service.

Phone: 212-929-0585
Cost: Free with proof of military service 

 

Yoga for the Unemployed

Wednesday: 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Integral Yoga Institute Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 227 W 13th St, Manhattan

Age:Adult  

Lost Your Job? Find Your SELF! Come together with others to explore yoga's remedies for stress in troubled times in this FREE one-hour class. Stretching, breathing, relaxation and conversation will ease you through the challenges of life and work.

Phone: 212-929-0585
Cost: Free 

 

Yoga with Gail

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Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Fort Hamilton Senior Recreation Center, 9941 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Brooklyn

Age:Senior  

While yoga is primarily about stretching, it also develops strength and increases flexibility. Each pose has a specific purpose.   

 

Yoga with Liz

Monday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Thursday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Roy Reuther Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 711 C Seagirt Ave, # 2N, Queens

Age:Senior  

Join us for a morning yoga class every Monday and Thursday. Becoming a member of the senior center is easy and free! Call us to find out how.

Phone: 718-491-3110
E-mail: slombardi@jasa.org
Cost: Free 

 

Yoga/Pilates

Wednesday: 7:20 p.m.-8:20 p.m.
Saturday: 10:15 a.m.-11:15 a.m.

South Shore YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3939 Richmond Ave, Staten Island

Age:Teen / Adult  

A combination of both Yoga and Pilates movements. Exercises are performed both seated and standing. All levels welcome.

Phone: 718-227-3200
Cost: Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

Yoga: Vinyasa Flow

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Tuesday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Saturday: 10:15 a.m.-11:15 a.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 8, 2014
End Date: November 30, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Vinyasa yoga is a workout that focuses on fitness and the proper timing of breath.  The workout progresses through synchronized breathing and a flow of movement from one posture to the next. 

 

Youth Yoga & Meditation

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Saturday: 2:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date: July 12, 2014
End Date: December 31, 2014
Age:Child  

By practicing yoga poses, children can learn how to exercise, develop confidence, and concentrate better.

Ages 10-14.

Instructor: Ani Rivas

2nd Floor Multipurpose Room

Children should wear loose fitting attire (no jeans)

 

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Yoga & Pilates Classes

Bryant Park Yoga

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

AccessibleUpper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 768-4242

Contact Email

bpc@urbanmgt.com

 

Sunset Pilates

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
7:00 p.m.

Cost

Free  

 

Meditation Class for Adults

Thursday, September 18, 2014
12:15 p.m.1:00 p.m.

AccessiblePoe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
2640 Grand Concourse, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

718-365-5516

Contact Email

Lucy.Aponte@parks.nyc.gov

 

Bryant Park Yoga

Thursday, September 18, 2014
6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.

AccessibleBryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 768-4242

Contact Email

bpc@urbanmgt.com

 

Saturday Yoga on the Waterfront

Saturday, September 20, 2014
9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 956-1819

Contact Email

info@socratessculpturepark.org

 

ShapeUp NYC: Mind Body Fusion

Saturday, September 20, 2014
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

AccessibleConference House Museum (in Conference House Park)
298 Satterlee Street, Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 227-1403

Contact Email

sigona99@verizon.net

 

Saturday Yoga on the Waterfront

Saturday, September 20, 2014
11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 956-1819

Contact Email

info@socratessculpturepark.org

 

Chair Yoga

Monday, September 22, 2014
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

AccessibleAsser Levy Recreation Center (in Asser Levy Playground)
392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Recreation center membership required.

Contact Number

(212) 447-2020

 

Sunset Pilates

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
7:00 p.m.

Cost

Free  

 

Saturday Yoga on the Waterfront

Saturday, September 27, 2014
9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 956-1819

Contact Email

info@socratessculpturepark.org

 

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