Posts Tagged "yoga"

Yo Yoga

January 30, 2017

This year I made a commitment to stepping up my yoga practice. The purpose is not only to balance my running and strengthen my muscles, but to help bring balance and peace into my life. I broke my routine of hot yoga at Y7 and accepted an invite to check out Yo Yoga. The studio is located on the upper east side of Manhattan and is the complete opposite of your trendy boutique fitness studio. Upon first glance, I did not know what to think. There are no bright lights, no large signage, no balloons, no citrus scents, and no branded clothing line for sale. That’s intentional. Founder Rebecca Weible “wanted no decor in the studio so students can turn their practice into whatever they wanted without distraction.” Rebecca and her brother renovated the second floor studio with their own two hands even laying the wooden floor panels themselves. Yo…

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Y7: Yoga For The Hip Hop Lover

December 12, 2016

Y7 is one of those yoga studios that makes me wish I had come up with the idea. It combines my two passions, music and fitness. So duh, why didn’t I think of that? For those who don’t know, my grown-up job is working in the music business. Y7 is candle-lit, hot vinyasa yoga choreographed to hip hop. The studio was first established in 2013 and since then has expanded to six locations primarily in NYC and one in West Hollywood. Although not scientifically proven, I believe that word about the studio is spreading thanks to Instagram. I learned about Y7 on Instagram. I saw some chick doing forearm stands in front of a mural inked with JAY Z lyrics and I just felt that… This. Place. Gets. Me. Hip hop lyrics with a yogi twist don the walls, and each studio features a different lyric. If you’re an Instagram…

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Sunday Salutations Yoga at Lululemon Meatpacking

December 27, 2015

Join Lululemon Meatpacking for free yoga every Sunday as part of their Sunday Salutations series. Feel free to bring your own mat, but mats are provided.

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Sunday Salutations Yoga at Lululemon Meatpacking

December 20, 2015

Join Lululemon Meatpacking for free yoga every Sunday as part of their Sunday Salutations series. Feel free to bring your own mat, but mats are provided.

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