Encourage offers handcrafted yoga classes: PostureTweak provides a chance to work through your aches and pains, Center
& Flow is a mellow take on a flowing practice, AthleticFlow gives practitioners a rigorous flow and the challenge to find ease amid the athleticism and Flow2Restore is a blend of challenging breath-linked movements at the top of class and restorative postures at the end.
June 1 through September 7
6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
This extremely popular program at Boscobel
provides the perfect opportunity to fall in love with the outdoors while, at the same time, gaining a sense of good health and well being. Spectacular views entice the senses as you stretch and pose overlooking the Hudson River from the lawns at Boscobel, truly one of the most picturesque and serene settings in the Hudson Valley. Taught by internationally certified instructor, Ellen Forman, this class fits the needs of all levels. Ellen emphasizes the inward journey and the profound healing effects of yoga on the mind, body and spirit; yoga’s numerous benefits include improved flexibility, endurance, and strength. Start your week calm and refreshed. (Attendees are encouraged to bring their own mats and water.)
Online and in person (couples only) Tantric study with Mark Michaels (Swami Umeshanand Saraswati) and Patricia Johnson
(Devi Veenanand). We are committed to providing our students a foundation in traditional, lineage-based Tantra and Kriya, while incorporating some of the best aspects of contemporary Neo-Tantra.
We are a devoted married couple and have been teaching Tantra together since 1999. Their first book "The Essence of Tantric Sexuality" (Llewellyn, 2006) won the USA Book News National Best Books 2007 Award in the Health: Sexauality category. They have recently released their second book, "Tantra for Erotic Empowerment: The Key to Enriching Your Sexual Life" (Llewellyn 2008), a Virginia Festival of the Book selection, 2008 Indie Excellence Awards finalist in New Age Non-Fiction and USA Book News National Best Books 2008 Award winner in the Health: Sexauality category.
Ananda on the Hudson provides Kripalu (meaning compassion) yoga for all levels of students including beginners, pre-natal
and kids. We also provide private lessons in your home or ours. Our rates are reasonable and in some cases negotiable. We believe that no one should be excluded from the benefits of yoga due to cost. Healing Reiki services are also available. Personal transformation begins with compassion.
I’m Yoga Teacher with 25 years practiced experience,
My practice includes a combination of YOGA ASANA (physical movements)
with PRANAYAMA (breathing exercise) where the energy rides on the breath, and the breath, in turn, ignites energy. My knowledge of the body comes from practicing yoga for 25 years here in the US and aboard., I love people and I love the human body and it’s movements, breathing is big part of my teaching, I’m registered Yoga Teacher with the Yoga Alliance and I’ve completed a CPR class