Vini Yoga New York - Yoga for Well Being
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Welcome to Yoga for Well Being.
We are currently in the process of updating our website. For the moment, you can find the current class schedule and directions below. If you need additional information, please contact us at 845.294.9644 or wellbein@frontiernet.net.
Class Schedule
 
Upcoming Events and Workshops
 
Directions
Class Schedule
Day Time Class Name
Monday 5:15 - 6:30 PM
Vinyasa Flow (Int/Adv)
7:00 - 8:00 PM Feldenkrais with Beth Stewart *NEW*
Tuesday 12:15 - 1:00 PM Lunch Special
1:15 - 2:30 PM Mindful Meditation
5:30 - 6:45 PM Open
7:00 - 8:15 PM Yoga Sutra Chant & Study
Wednesday 9:30 - 10:45 AM Open
3:45 - 5:00 PM Open
5:30 - 6:45 PM Open
7:00 - 8:15 PM Discover Yoga/Healthy Back
Thursday 4:30 - 5:45 PM Open
5:45 - 7:00 PM Open
7:00 - 9:00 PM Healix Energy Training
Friday 9:30 - 10:45 AM Open
12:15 - 1:00 PM Lunch Special
Saturday 8:00 - 9:15 AM Discover Yoga/Open
9:30 - 10:45 AM Open
11:00 - 12:15 PM Intermediate/Advanced
Sunday 9:30 -10:45 AM Open
11:00 - 12:00 PM Yoga Sutra Chant & Study (Starts April 1st)
 
Class Descriptions
Classes are usually open classes, meaning all levels welcome, unless otherwise stated. You should wear comfortable clothing. It is also recommended that you avoid eating at least 2 hours before class.
Even in a group class, students may be given different adaptations. This not only accommodates the needs of beginners and those with injuries, it also allows the more experienced students to go deeper.
Discover Yoga / Healthy Back
Class for beginning students. Stabilize, strengthen and maintain a healthy back through gentle therapeutic adaptations of postures. This class also welcomes pre-natal.
Open
Appropriate for all levels: breath, movement, relaxation, adapted for all.
Intermediate / Advanced
Deepen your practice by exploring advanced postures and pranayama (breathing techniques). Tools such as sound and chanting may be used.
Lunch Special
45 minute open class relieves stress and tension in back, neck and shoulders. Return to work feeling relaxed and refreshed.
Conscious Self Care
Join a group of proactive, fun, inquisitive, overwhelmed women who are ready to learn how, or upgrade their skills, to nurture themselves.  Come to the weekly sessions to boost your enthusiasm and willingness to take premium care of your magnificent self.  Learn more about you and gain the tools that will be effective and lasting.  Sharron Phillips is the facilitator.
Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement 
Students are guided through a series of easy, gently sequences that bring awareness to small movements. Ideal for any age group or any level of physical ability or disability. Monday evening class - ongoing.
Vinyasa Flow
A vigorous class flowing from one posture to the next based on Ashtanga.  Int/advanced students. Strengthening, energizing and developmental.
Class Fees
Regular Classes
incl. Discover Yoga, Open, Int/Adv, Int/Adv, Feldenkrais and Gyrokinesis
Drop-in rate: $16
5 class pass: $70 (2 month)
10 class pass: $130 (3 month)
20 class pass: $240 (3 month)
Monthly unlimited: $130
Special Classes
Feldenkrais: 6 class series $80
Lunch Special: 6 class pass $65 (2 mo), drop-in $12.50
Conscious Self Care: $15 per session
Parent/Infant: 6 class pass $80 (2 mo), drop-in $15
Senior citizen discounts available.
Class passes are non-transferable and non-refundable.

Welcome to Yoga for Well Being.

We are currently in the process of updating our website. For the moment, you can find the current class schedule, meditation lessons, and directions below. If you need additional information, please contact us at 845.294.9644 or wellbein@frontiernet.net.

Class Schedule

Upcoming Events and Workshops

Day Time Class Name

Monday 5:15 - 6:30 PM

Vinyasa Flow (Int/Adv)

7:00 - 8:00 PM Feldenkrais with Beth Stewart *NEW*

Tuesday 12:15 - 1:00 PM Lunch Special

1:15 - 2:30 PM Mindful Meditation

5:30 - 6:45 PM Open

7:00 - 8:15 PM Yoga Sutra Chant & Study

Wednesday 9:30 - 10:45 AM Open

3:45 - 5:00 PM Open - Meditation with OmofGong meditation music

5:30 - 6:45 PM Open

7:00 - 8:15 PM Discover Yoga/Healthy Back

Thursday 4:30 - 5:45 PM Open

5:45 - 7:00 PM Open

7:00 - 9:00 PM Healix Energy Training

Friday 9:30 - 10:45 AM Open

12:15 - 1:00 PM Lunch Special

Saturday 8:00 - 9:15 AM Discover Yoga/Open

9:30 - 10:45 AM Open Meditation with OmofGong.com meditation music

11:00 - 12:15 PM Intermediate/Advanced

Sunday 9:30 -10:45 AM Open

11:00 - 12:00 PM Yoga Sutra Chant & Study (Starts April 1st)

Class Descriptions

Classes are usually open classes, meaning all levels welcome, unless otherwise stated. You should wear comfortable clothing. It is also recommended that you avoid eating at least 2 hours before class.

Even in a group class, students may be given different adaptations. This not only accommodates the needs of beginners and those with injuries, it also allows the more experienced students to go deeper.

Mediatation classes use meditation music from OmofGong albums. 

Discover Yoga / Healthy Back

Class for beginning students. Stabilize, strengthen and maintain a healthy back through gentle therapeutic adaptations of postures. This class also welcomes pre-natal.

Open

Appropriate for all levels: breath, movement, relaxation, adapted for all.

Intermediate / Advanced

Deepen your practice by exploring advanced postures and pranayama (breathing techniques). Tools such as sound and chanting may be used. We also use recent music to meditate and relax.

Lunch Special

45 minute open class relieves stress and tension in back, neck and shoulders. Return to work feeling relaxed and refreshed.

Conscious Self Care

Join a group of proactive, fun, inquisitive, overwhelmed women who are ready to learn how, or upgrade their skills, to nurture themselves.  Come to the weekly sessions to boost your enthusiasm and willingness to take premium care of your magnificent self.  Learn more about you and gain the tools that will be effective and lasting.  Sharron Phillips is the facilitator.

Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement 

Students are guided through a series of easy, gently sequences that bring awareness to small movements. Ideal for any age group or any level of physical ability or disability. Monday evening class - ongoing.

Vinyasa Flow

A vigorous class flowing from one posture to the next based on Ashtanga.  Int/advanced students. Strengthening, energizing and developmental.

Click here for: What is Yoga page.

Class Fees

Regular Classes

incl. Discover Yoga, Open, Int/Adv, Int/Adv, Feldenkrais and Gyrokinesis

Drop-in rate: $16

5 class pass: $70 (2 month)

10 class pass: $130 (3 month)

20 class pass: $240 (3 month)

Monthly unlimited: $130

Special Classes

Feldenkrais: 6 class series $80

Lunch Special: 6 class pass $65 (2 mo), drop-in $12.50

Conscious Self Care: $15 per session

Parent/Infant: 6 class pass $80 (2 mo), drop-in $15

Senior citizen discounts available.

Class passes are non-transferable and non-refundable.

 


How to Lose Weight with Yoga

It is strongly believed that doing yoga will do anyone good. For one, you could lose weight with yoga. The results could vary though, as weight loss depends on the type of yoga that you practice. Yoga can make you lose weight because it makes you aware about your mind and body. When you become more aware about your body, this could include your awareness of the types of food that you eat. You become wiser when it comes to the choice of food that you put inside your body. To the point that some people believe that it is not really exercise that makes you lose weight, but the awareness and the principles of constantly practicing.

Doing yoga could do well for all programs for weight loss. While it is acceptable that yoga alone does not make you lose weight, you cannot disregard the fact that it does help you lose weight. The benefits that yoga provides will help you lose weight a lot faster. Doing yoga allows you to build muscles, improve your metabolic rate to help the body burn more calories. It also creates a positive effect on the person; yoga helps the person learn to accept his body for what it is.

While yoga alone does not provide significant weight loss despite that doing it still burns calories, it still helps a person lose weight faster and more effectively. Needless to say, yoga could be a contributing factor to any program for weight loss. It helps you build muscles which in turn make you burn more calories. As you burn more calories, you tend to lose more weight. Yoga helps strengthen your body, become more flexible, improves your endurance level, and increases your metabolic rate.

With yoga, a person increases his understanding of his body and its needs. This increase in self-awareness will make the person make better choices of foods, being more considerate of what could harm his body and what could make the body healthy. You learn to love yourself, your body and you learn to properly take care of it. But more importantly, with yoga, you just do not improve your physical aspect; you also improve your mental abilities. You can think better. You can have better control of yourself; your mind and body.

For people who want to incorporate yoga into their weight loss program, you should know that the most effective types are the Ashtanga Yoga and Power Yoga. While they help you build more muscles, both types offer aerobic benefits. While Ashtanga is the easiest type to do, you do not need to have an instructor to help you do it. Power Yoga, on the other hand, incorporates Kundalini breathing exercises with rigid yoga poses that would surely help build more muscles and allow you to burn more calories by speeding up your metabolic rate.

Simple as it may seem, doing Yoga is not a simple thing. They could be really strenuous to your body, especially if you are a beginner. You will be more comfortable to start with the flow course Vinyasa. Power yoga is for the more advanced yoga practitioners. In Vinyasa flow, there is constant movement. It promotes an aerobic exercise that will build muscle endurance. This is a simple practice that would help condition our body for more complex poses like that of Ashtanga and Power yoga. With yoga, you also develop patience that would help you reach your weight loss goal more realistically doable.