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Swanand Interviews Sarah Barab

We interviewed our teacher Sarah Barab all about meditation, travel, and ways of experiencing the world. She leads a four-week meditation course at Swanand starting Sunday, Nov. 4th. How has meditating changed the way you see the world? During my … Continue reading

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Swanand Interviews Sylvie B.

We asked Sylvie Barthelemy, our teacher and contributing blog writer this month, some questions about Ayurveda and yoga practice. She will lead a wonderful Ayurveda workshop here at Swanand THIS SATURDAY, October 13th, from 2 – 5 PM. If you … Continue reading

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Ease Into Fall with Ayurveda, Part III: De-Stress

The One and Only Cause of Stress   Stress wreaks havoc on our health. It’s been shown to affect the body’s ability to regulate inflammation, something that promotes the development of many diseases such as cardiovascular, asthma and digestive disorders. … Continue reading

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Ease Into Fall with Ayurveda, Part II: Detox

“To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.”    Buddha  Ayurvedic medicine uses the Sanskrit word “ama” to refer to any kind of toxic byproduct generated … Continue reading

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Ease Into Fall with Ayurveda, Part I

“Our biological rhythms are the symphony of the cosmos, music embedded deep within us to which we dance, even when we can’t name the tune.” Deepak Chopra “Ayur” means life, and “veda” means knowledge. Ayurveda is India’s traditional medicine system … Continue reading

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Coming Soon to a Studio Near You—Free Yoga!

Coming Soon to a Studio Near You—Free Yoga! Have you been eyeing that new studio around the corner? Too shy to ask about the prices? Or perhaps you want to branch out from your go-to class, but aren’t sure what … Continue reading

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Swanand Yoga is 3 Months Old!

Swanand Yoga is almost 3 Months Old! The Swanand Team is so excited and to celebrate the occasion, we are hosting ‘Yoga for Foodies’ on Thursday, May 24th and dinner is on us! The cost for the yoga class is … Continue reading

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Sharing the Practice

There is so much we do with our friends…laugh with them, break bread with them, in NYC especially, share a bottle (or more!) of wine with them. Rarely however do we share our practice with them… Yoga has always been … Continue reading

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Beginner’s Yoga at Swanand

The studio has been getting a lot of phone calls asking if Swanand and Hatha Yoga is good for beginners…the answer is: definitely!! I honestly can’t imagine a better place to start practicing. The classes are geared towards finding peace … Continue reading

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CELEBRATE MOTHERS WITH SWANAND

We are celebrating Mother’s Day all weekend long at Swanand Yoga with special classes and events. Friday May 11th “Yoga for Foodies and Moms” Each week swanand explores new flavors from neighborhood restaurants with yogaanywhere.org. On Friday, May 11th bring … Continue reading

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