4 Year Birthday + CD Release Party
Saturday, March 8th | 8 - 11pm
We are celebrating our four year anniversary in style with the release of a brand new CD "Kirtan! Live from Brooklyn Yoga School." Recorded at BYS in 2012, this CD features the Vanaras chant crew each leading a chant. The kick off party includes some live chanting, yummy food, a first listen of the new CD, hanging out with all your BYS friends and family, free door prizes and the muppets singing happy birthdy. For complete details, click HERE.
Costa Rica Yoga & Kirtan Retreat
Florblanca, Costa Rica | June 18 - 25, 2014
Spend a week in Costa Rica immerseing yourself in goodness! Daily yoga classes with Lynn Taylor and nightly chanting (kirtan) with Jeremy Frindel & Lily Cushman. Adventure, relaxation and amazing food. Don't miss out on the magic -- early registration for this retreat ends on 3/5/14. For complete details, schedule and pricing packages, click HERE.
Sharon Salzberg Video
Excerpt from "Real Happiness Workshop" 1/6/13
This video is an excerpt from the January 6th, 2013 when Sharon Salzberg was leading a workshop on Real Happiness. In this video Sharon is telling a story about her teacher, Sayadaw U Pandita, how to work with physical pain or discomfort in a meditation practice, and how this relates to everyday life. Enjoy!
Healing Sessions with Dr. Ara
Saturdays | 4:30 - 9pm | by appointment
Cleanse, balance and transform your physical, emotional and spiritual bodies through this integrative treatment.This unique combination of ancient energetic practices and modern chiropractics will realign your neural connections and invigorate your meditative & asana practices. Everyone is welcome to come and experience the metamorphosis in a 30 or 60 minute private session. Relax, breath, and let Dr. Ara Bagdassarian do the work for you. For complete details, click HERE.
Sun Salutation Video
with Lily Cushman
This video explores the traditional Sun Salutation: a simple, and effective series of Yoga Postures that invigorates the whole body. Guided by Brooklyn Yoga School founder, Lily Cushman, learn the sequence step by step with detailed instruction. No Yoga experience required. Open to all Levels. Enjoy!
Krishna Das "Krishna Waltz" Live at BYS
Recorded at the "Heart of Devotion" Workshop on Mar 23rd, 2013
We were so honored to host Krishna Das at BYS for an intimate workshop. Check out this except of the "Krishna Waltz" from the afternoon's event.
Vanaras Kirtan Website
Brooklyn Kirtan Collective
Check out the brand new website for the Brooklyn Kirtan Collection: the Vanaras. Comprised of the regular BYS chant leaders Anjula Prasad, Ambika Cooper, Devadas, Jeremy Frindel, Lily Cushman, Nina Rao and Shyama Chapin. This site features a collective calendar for chanting in the NY area, as well as music, videos, free downloads and more. Visit the website HERE.
What is yoga-by-donation? How does it work?
How does BYS keep doors open when other places charge $20+ per class? Check out all the answers to these questions and more, right HERE. We believe that yoga should be available to everyone who wants to practice it. It's that simple!
BYS featured by Gothamist
Best Inexpensive Yoga in NYC
We love being a part of an amazing community in NYC, and one of our favorite blogs is sending some love back our way! "Every time we’ve taken a class there, it’s been mat-to-mat... There is a real sense of gratitude and camaraderie amongst us working folks who don’t have the time or the dough to traipse into Manhattan..." To read the full article, click here. Thank you Gothamist!
BYS featured by New York Magazine
Best Cheap Yoga of 2011
Our little yoga studio was selected by New York Magazine for their Best of New York issue! The secret is officially out. "In a city where Vinyasa-induced calm is often offset by $20-a-class rates, instructors Lily Cushman and Jeremy Frindel felt moved to do something different. The pair turned a former hair salon into a candlelit yoga haven with stained-glass bay windows..." To read the full article, click here. Thank you NY Mag for all your support!