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GET YOUR 1ST MONTH OF UNLIMITED YOGA FOR ONLY $75. TRY OUT AS MANY CLASSES + TEACHERS AS YOU WOULD LIKE.

FOR MORE INFORMATION + SOME FAQ'S ABOUT OUR STUDIO, CLICK HERE.

 

We start from the premise that Yoga should be accessible and relevant. Yoga Mechanics teaches alignment yoga based on the foundations of anatomy and biomechanics. Each class is approachable and challenging all in one. We aim to educate you about your body and empower you through action. Our classes are woven with rich and contemplative content that draws you deeper into the physical practice. We hold a healthy space for you to consider your body and mind through a physical practice.

Yoga for anyBody and the application for each individual WILL be different. Our staff is highly trained to facilitate movement in your body, encouraging both strength and flexibility. Health begins one movement at a time. Let's do it.

WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO

Because Mechanics work. Having some tools, rules + principles about our bodies facilitates a deeper understanding of our experience in the world. We have witnessed how simple education about our anatomy leads to major transformation. Our focus is beyond the poses themselves as we believe in the benefit of movement AND thought woven together. We hold a space for this, everyday. So that you, we, everybody has a place to practice being themselves. To us, there is nothing more empowering.  

CLASS | WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS

ADVANCED [TEACHER’S] PRACTICE

This class is for yoga teachers looking to deepen their asana practice.  We will explore the more advanced peak poses that are usually not appropriate for a mixed level class.  Strategic sequencing will allow us to play with deeper backbends, more challenging arm balances, away from the wall inversions and more!  If you are a teacher or in our/a teacher training program and want to take your practice to the next level, this class is for you!

BASIC

We suggest this class to anyone who is NEW to our studio. Ideal for those who want to learn the basic forms, and build a strong foundation for your Yoga practice. Everyone is welcome in this steady paced, level one class. Basic does not always mean easy, rest assured, this class is approachable throughout.

BEGINNER'S SERIES

The Beginner Class is designed to introduce the student to the fundamental principles of alignment, breath work, and basic yoga postures.  Emphasis is placed on knowledge, understanding, safety, and stability within each pose.  This class is great for those who are new to yoga or for the practitioner who can benefit from going back to basics.

BUILDING MOBILITY

Mobility, Joint Strength, Body Control: Learn how to strengthen joints and improve flexibility. Teach the nervous system how to control acquired ranges in the body. Use active stretching to move beyond static isometric holds. Mobility refers to the amount of active, usable motion that one possesses. While improving mobility and movement potential, we will also ‘bulletproof’ (or safeguard) your joints so that movement can be executed safely. This leads to a reduction of pain and injury, joint health and longevity, as well as an increased ability to move freely and easily.

CHAIR YOGA

Chair Yoga offers students a gentle way to move through yoga poses with support. Tonia will lead students through a series of poses on chairs that promote movement without over effort and extra strain. This class is perfect for anyone with injury, arthritis, limited range of movement or for those just looking to move slower. 

FREE MIXED LEVEL COMMUNITY YOGA

Join our 2018 200 Hour Teacher Training Grads as they hold down our 2019 FREE Mixed Level Community Classes. Everyone is welcome in this multi-level class.  They will teach to who is there, respecting limit and encouraging each student’s capacity. This is a full spectrum class where every category of pose will be taught in each class. Energizing and Expanding and a time for growth.

Come out and support these new teachers. All classes (listed below) are FREE and run from 4:00pm - 5:15pm.

GENTLE

The first 45 minutes of this class is a slow and specific sequence designed to create warmth in the body through synergistic holds in each pose.  In the last 30 minutes, restorative poses and deeper rests are held. This class is designed to give space for release and thought. Everyone is welcome.

MIXED LEVEL (MIXED LEVEL PRACTICE*)

Everyone is welcome in this multi-level class.  Teachers teach to who is there, respecting limit and encouraging each student’s capacity. This is a full spectrum class where every category of pose will be taught in each class. Energizing and Expanding.

*Please note schedule, some Mixed Level classes are specifically designed to be a led practice.

YOGA + [RESTORATIVE]

This class is made up of 7-10 restorative poses, held for longer periods of time. Props will hold you up in deeply rejuvenating postures, leaving you feeling renewed and clear in your body, mind + heart. This class is perfect for beginners and those who are a bit scared to try yoga. Everyone loves it AND needs it. Every Thursday morning at 8:00am + one Sunday a month. 

Next Sunday/Monthly Restorative Yoga with Joe, Sunday, February 24, 2018, from 1:00pm - 2:15pm.

YOGA FOR 12-STEP [RECOVERY]

Y12SR is a 12-step based discussion and yoga practice that is open to anyone and everyone dealing with their own addictive behavior or affected by the addictive behavior of others. This is an open and inclusive group. All are welcome.

Sundays, from 7:30pm - 9:30pm. Wear comfortable clothing. Meetings are by donation, suggested donation $15 - $20, CASH ONLY PLEASE. Partial proceeds will be contributed to Kula for Karma. The remainder will continue to fund our Yoga for 12-Step [Recovery] program.

Yoga Tune Up®

Yoga Tune Up® helps with the three P’s: it eases pain, improves posture and enhances performance. It is a way of working with the body using integrated embodied anatomy, breaking down the nuts of bolts of human movement with anatomical awareness, conscious relaxation and proper breathing techniques. Bring your self into an intimate understanding of your native architecture with this challenging, but accessible practice that incorporates movements from classical yoga, calisthenics, and body therapy.

While we do our best to keep everybody informed regarding changes, please be advised that schedule and teacher availability are subject to change without notice.

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NEW STUDENTS: Get your first month of unlimited yoga for only $75! (WILL NOT roll into a recurring monthly autopay charge)

NEW STUDENTS: Enter promo code UNLIMITED! to get your first month of unlimited yoga for only $75 (This option WILL ROLL into a recurring monthly autopay charge of $150 after your first month at $75, No Contract, Terms + Conditions Apply)

Single Class / Drop-In: $25
5 Class Card: $120 (3-Month Expiration / $24 per class)
10 Class Card: $220 (6-Month Expiration / $22 per class)
20 Class Card: $400 (9-Month Expiration / $20 per class)
30 Class Card: $540 (12-Month Expiration / $18 per class)

GO UNLIMITED. | Unlimited Yoga $150 per month / month-to-month (No Contract, Terms + Conditions Apply) 

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PARTNER WORKSHOP WITH DONNA SCRO SAMORI + JOE GANDARILLAS

Date: Saturday, February 2, 2019 | Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Registration NOW OPEN | Investment: $60

Join Donna and Joe for this special partner yoga workshop on Sunday, February 2, 2019, from 4:00pm - 6:00pm.

Bring your partner and experience the connection and playfulness of doing yoga as a couple. The two of you will breathe together, move together, and assist each other in poses.

This workshop will make space for a special, deep, and sweet connection between you and your partner.


OWN YOUR FEMININE NARRATIVE WITH OMNI KITTS FERRARA + DONNA SCRO SAMORI

Dates: Friday, May 31, 2019 - Sunday, June 2, 2019 | The Arnold House, Catskills

$500 deposit required to reserve your space. | $1,150 per person, rates based on double occupancy.

The focus of this women’s (weekend) retreat is to delve into the stories of our life as women. Through Indian and Western lore, we will investigate the qualities of being a woman, listen to story and share our own. Through yoga, movement, nature, food, meditation, and pranayama we will work to create meaning out of our own narrative and unearth tools to continue forward.

Includes all housing, gratuities, yoga and meals except Saturday dinner (so participants may explore the fabulous area).

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200 HOUR YOGA TEACHER TRAINING + YOGA STUDIES PROGRAM  

The Yoga Mechanics 200 Hour RYT | Level 1, Teacher Training will give you the tools you need to be an effective and confident Yoga Educator. We know the depth of becoming a leader in the Yoga Community. We believe that when you invest in education, you are investing in yourself, which is why we have worked to create a program that honors your time + investment. Learning new things takes time to assimilate. You will have the space to learn and grow in this 12 month program.

Becoming a Yoga Educator involves more than just learning names of poses. We will cover each facet of the 4 Yogic formulas: Asana, Meditation, Philosophy and Pranayama. Each provide skills that open avenues for self-reflection. Honoring context and history, we will study the Mahabharata, Bhagavad Gita, Upanishads + Yoga Sutras. We will discuss at length, Tantric philosophy, its differentiation from a dual/classical perspective and the ways it is applicable today. We will learn to engage with ourselves from a place of wholeness and study how this is mirrored in our body through Anatomy, Kinesiology and Biomechanics.

2019 Dates (ALL weekend dates are Saturday + Sunday, the hours on each day are 1:00pm - 7:00pm):

January 26 + 27
February 16 + 17
March 9 + 10
March 30 + 31
April 27 + 28
May 18 + 19
June 8 + 9
June 29 + 30
July 20 + 21
August 17 + 18
September 7 + 8
October 5 + 6
October 26 + 27
November 16 + 17
Makeup Date: December 7 + 8

Cost:
$4,400 (payment plans are available)
If you pay in full - $3,950

To register, only the $1,500 non-refundable deposit is due to reserve your space in the training. The remainder will be broken up into monthly payments beginning January 1, 2019. Do not make this decision alone. Email omni@yoagmechanics.com to access and see if Yoga Mechanic's Teacher Training is a good fit for you.

In terms of all Teacher Trainings, the $1500 deposit is non-refundable. Once trainings start, participants have a 2-week window to withdraw from the training. We ask all trainees to consider this commitment seriously. We hold to these policies to ensure the success of all trainings.

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DEPTH, DIRECTION, DISCUSSION: 300 HOUR ADVANCED YOGA TEACHER TRAINING

If you teach Yoga, then YOU are apart of the evolving future of this vast and varied industry. It has taken us 4 years to get to this moment. To be able to have an Advanced Training that goes above and beyond the basics. In this year-long program, we will meet once a week and dive into the depths of what it means to teach Yoga.

We will begin by moving backwards and studying the orthopraxis of India and how Yoga made it to the West. History gives us information from which we can glean insight and apply it to the present. The narrative and myths, icons and lore will offer many platforms for contemplation. From this information, we will explore our own ideologies and truths and put even our most prized opinions under the scope for further questioning.

We will study established methods, rules, protocols and ascertain when they work and when they don’t. We will offer tools, techniques, and technologies that aid in the delivery and efficacy of each teacher’s offering. We want more than just dharma talk sandwiches and IKEA cues. We want teachers who speak with clarity. We want Yoga teachers who are anatomists and body-lovers at heart. We will facilitate this group in deepening their personal asana practice, refining their approach and curating their potency. We are not interested in overly aspirational ideologies of perfection. We are looking for teachers who love to learn, are not afraid to banish their personal box and who are craving an honest conversation about what we are doing in Yoga.

2018 registration is now closed. 2019 dates/fees TBA.

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In terms of all Teacher Trainings, the $1500 deposit is non-refundable. Once trainings start, participants have a 2-week window to withdraw from the training. We ask all trainees to consider this commitment seriously. We hold to these policies to ensure the success of all trainings.

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Almost all of our teachers are E-RYT 500, which is the highest level recognized by the Yoga Alliance. Our staff far surpasses industry standards when it comes to continuing education (many have over 3000+ hours of study) and have between 3-10+ years of teaching experience.

We believe that well educated / well practiced teachers make better teachers, hands down. We are here to provide a safe and structured class that offers you a mechanical advantage for success.