2011 New Year's Eve & New Year's Day Yoga in NYC
Many will be flocking to New York's Times Square to ring in the New Year with Ryan Seacrest, while others will be hitting the yoga mat. Some of the yoga festivities begin as early in the morning and go past midnight. Here's a guide to some of the special classes and events in New York City.
New Year's Eve 12/31/2010
5–7 pm Master Class with Sharon Gannon and David Life7–8 pm Vegan Dinner at the Jivamuktea Café 8–9 pm Kirtan dance party with Sanga9–12 am Silent Meditation (FREE). Yes, that means no talking. All rooms will be open to the public.12–12:30 am Chanting & New Year’s Message from Sharon and David
8–9:30 pm New Year's Eve Jamm with Mary Dana ($20)10 pm–Midnight Legendary Chant Master Bhagavan Das ($50 in advance, $60 at the door)
Sonic Yoga: New Year's Eve Yoga, Meditation, Champagne
($40 Advance / $50 at the door. Proceeds go to: REBUILD GLOBALLY for Haiti Brock Cahill's Environmental Project)
7 pm Prana Flow Class10 pm Abundance Meditation10 pm Kirtan and Live Music11 pm Midnight Yoga Trance DanceMidnight Champagne/Sparkling Soda Toast
New Year's Day 1/1/2011
Strala Yoga: Tara Stiles' Signature "Strong" Class
Strala's New Year's Day class will jump-start your whole system, leaving your body and mind calm, centered and relaxed. Tara tells us it's "perfect for wringing out whatever happened to you over the holidays, and getting the New Year started right!" ($10)
11 am–12:15 pm
Pure Yoga: New Year's Day Detox and Afternoon Recharge with Sara Ivanhoe
Another LA teacher in town for the weekend, Sara is here in NYC with two classes. ($45 per session for members or $75 for both. For non-members it's $50 for one session and $85 for both)
11 am–1pm Morning Detox4–6 pm Afternoon Recharge
Kula Yoga: 108 Sun Salutations
Annie takes you through 108 sun salutations for a fresh start to the New Year ($18)
11 am–1 pm
Virayoga: Elena Brower's Special New Year's Day Class
Elena's 11 am Saturday class has been moved to 4 pm and will include asana and meditation. Elena tell us: "Practice masterful magic in your body, mind and heart to welcome 2011." ($20)
4 pm–5:30 pm
These are just a few of the many awesome special events and classes happening around the city. I hope you find something that works for you!
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