Through teaching yoga, meditation and relaxation techniques, Karen's intention is to give students the opportunity
to grow older gracefully by learning to release tension in their minds and bodies. She encourages students to deepen their connection to their bodies, their minds and their essential nature - bliss - on a daily basis.
I am a certified Kripalu Yoga Instructor,specializing in yoga for students of diverse ages and abilities. I have been
leading Yoga workshops in my area and teaching classes since 2000. I teach Kripalu Yoga for the Berkshire Kripalu Community on Thursdays- 6PM at Kriplau Center in Stockbridge, MA See www.thebkc.org for schedule. I am a Kripalu presenter for my special program: Vibrant Visionary Collage-Yoga and Art Immersion for women. See Kripalu website for more info. I am available for private Yoga instruction
I am on the IEL Yoga in Schools team and certified KYIS 2014 for HS Yoga curriculum
A certified yoga teacher since 1983, Rudy has a passion for guiding mindful yoga experiences that facilitate deep
release and relaxation for beginners and experienced practitioners alike. He values the spiritual practice of self-observation without judgment and brings this experience to his students through his compassionate leading. He teaches in the Berkshires and around the Northeast U.S. but his yoga instruction is available no matter where you live through his series of yoga CDs available on his website and as digital downloads on iTunes.
Rudy has studied and practiced yoga and meditation for more than 30 years and is credentialed as an E-RYT 500 through the Yoga Alliance.
Abby Heijnen is a certified 200hr and Advanced 500hr, Registered and Insured Kripalu Yoga teacher offering classes,
workshops, private classes, yoga parties in your home! Kripalu yoga is for all body types, all ages and every level of experience. Emphasis is on thorough warm ups, breath with movement and proper individual posture alignment (no two bodies are alike!) in a slow flow of creative sequences to great music and a guided final relaxation.
Woodstock Yoga Center (formerly Bliss Yoga) is a year round yoga studio offering a range of asana steeped in tradition.
Our foundation is rooted in the healing and transformative powers of Yoga, with the goal of honoring these ancient teachings while bringing them to you in an exciting and modern way. Owner Barbara Boris has been teaching for twenty years and practicing for over thirty, and is the only Certified Iyengar Yoga Instructor in Woodstock. She and other talented teachers offer a wide range of classes, events and workshops in Iyengar Yoga, hatha yoga, vinyasa yoga, restorative yoga, gentle yoga, yin yoga, qi gong, sound healing and kirtan chanting, as well as private sessions. All of our classes provide a safe, fun and non-competitive space to explore one's greatest potential. The studio includes a Yoga Boutique, where you can find yoga props and books, clothing, Young Living oils and other carefully curated items. Our doors are always open to explore the paths of grace and self-effort leading you to the light and love within. We look forward to seeing you on the mat!
The Hard & The Soft Yoga Institute has been training yoga teachers in the deeper dimensions of yoga since l980 and
offers one of the most outstanding and comprehensive teacher training programs in the United States. We have been a resource of yoga education and training since 1980, as well as an active participant in community service and outreach programs for under served populations. We speak out on environmental and global warming issues, human rights, animal rights, population control and green building. We offer 200, 500, and 1000 hour yoga teacher certification programs, with graduates, students, and sister/brother studios in nearly every state.
The Community Center is a nonprofit entity offering a large array of programs servicing people of all ages. We continue
to meet the needs of all and strive to be a location where people are linked with opportunity and local resources. From the senior citizen who builds a friendship in the water therapy class, to the family sharing a meal with others at a Community Supper, we are the Center by which they connect, encouraging all to build a sense of community and common purpose.