Yoga Union

New York, NY

Yoga Union

Time Out calls Alison West’s training a gold standard. An internationally recognized teacher, Alison West and YU teachers offer dynamic, well-informed basic and open classes grounded in Yoga Union Principles of Practice, which open up the world of yoga from the basics of asana to karma yoga and beyond. Practice safely and deeply. Beautiful, well-equipped studio, rope-wall, elevator. Central to all subways, Penn Station. Classes based on reciprocity of breath and alignment. Basic: for beginners/therapeutic problems. Open: more challenging poses, pranayama. Teachers welcome. More: Private asana/meditation classes, workshops, lectures/leadership. Yoga therapy: yoga for back care, scoliosis, diabetes, asthma, depression, anxiety, MS. Yoga and principles of space design. Teacher training: Alison West and guest teachers lead YU highly regarded, challenging, four-week teacher training intensives biannually (January/August) for qualified applicants. The Yoga Union teacher training provides a strong foundation for teaching correct alignment and breathing in all forms. Visit for more information about teacher training dates, cost, application. Program: Fundamentals of a sound asana practice and principles of action and alignment governing that practice; fundamentals of pranayama; fundamentals of meditation; principles of safe, ethical teaching and teaching practice; the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali; fundamentals of anatomy. Find out what your purpose is, reach for the stars, leave things a little better than you found them. Applicants: Minimum of one year regular practice, ten classes with Alison West, and interview. Dates: Winter Intensive: January 2008; Self-Study: December. Summer Intensive: August 2008. Self-Study: July 2008. Yoga Alliance 200-/500-hour; certification 200/500.

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32 W. 28th St.
4th Fl.
New York, NY 10001

Phone: (212) 889-8643
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