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The Awaken Wellness Fair Comes to NYC

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Get ready to spend the day receiving alternative healing therapies like reiki and listening to soul-shaking talks on how to live your best life. The Awaken Wellness Fair is coming to NYC on Sunday, January 19. This unique mind-body wellness event offers you a chance to hear thought-provoking guest speakers, receive healing treatments and shop conscious products. Awaken has a little something for everyone—and tickets are only $15. It’s time to wake up.

Free yoga at the lululemon Urban Souk Marketplace

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Baby, it’s cold outside, but this event is worth braving the snow to attend. On Wednesday, January 8, lululemon Meatpacking District hosts the Urban Souk. Dubbed the “urban marketplace with a sweaty twist,” the Souk features free yoga and fitness classes throughout the day led by awesome teachers like Dana Trixie Flynn, Taryn Toomey and Schuyler Grant. The Souk kicks off at 8am.

The most affordable yoga retreat in NYC

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Now that the holidays are over, it’s time to focus on our yoga practice. We suggest getting back into the swing of things with a double dose of Jillian Pransky.

Ring in the New Year at Jivamukti NYC

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The Jivamukti Yoga NYC New Year’s Eve event has become a tradition for some of New York’s most dedicated yogis. It’s not your typical flow, sweat and go NYE workshop. It’s an entire evening full of asana (with Jivamukti founders Sharon Gannon and David Life), a vegan dinner, kirtan dance party and mauna (silent reflection), and it ends with an inspirational message for 2014 from Sharon and David. Reflect, move, dance and live your yoga. 

Natural Curves of the Spine Workshop at YogaWorks Union Square

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We know you’ve been busy giving and gifting this season, but you don’t want to miss the Natural Curves of the Spine Workshop at YogaWorks Union Square on Saturday. The workshop is taught by our yoga homegirls, Joyce and Tracey of Breathe Repeat. You’ll walk away with a better understanding of your spine, learn how to protect yourself in extreme poses and how to be mindful of your spine in everyday life.

YogaWorks Soho and Urban Zen Typhoon Haiyan Fundraiser

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This is a great time of year to give to those in need. Yogaworks Soho and the Urban Zen Integrative Therapy Program are joining forces to do just that. This weekend, they’ll host two events to raise money for Filipino children with disabilities affected by Typhoon Haiyan.

Explore paradise with the Yoga Exploration Project

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We love to see local yoga teachers expand their reach, taking their message and insights into the practice to the next level. That’s exactly what Cat Acquaviva and Danielle Horowitz have done with the Yoga Exploration Project. YEP is an experiential yoga retreat company focused on creating group adventures for wellness enthusiasts to explore and find inspiration through yoga and the world's beautiful landscapes. Interested? Find out more about YEP’s upcoming trip to Brazil below.

Yoga Union's Thanks + Giving Benefit Class

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Before you sit down with your family and friends for the big Thanksgiving feast, head to Yoga Union’s annual Thanks + Giving Benefit class. Beginning at 10:30am, the 75-minute all-levels flow is led by yoga teacher Fergus Higgins.

Vata: An Ayurvedic Workshop this weekend at Laughing Lotus NYC

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If you like our blogs on easy ways to incorporate more healthy Ayurveda practices into your life, we encourage you to check out Ali Cramer’s Vata: An Ayurvedic Workshop at Laughing Lotus this Saturday, starting at 2:30PM. Ali, our go-to Ayurveda expert, will break down everything you need to know stay balanced and well during Vata season (right now).

Transcendental Meditation of New York's 4th Annual Gala

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There’s a movement happening in New York and it’s changing the world. Everyone from fellow yogis to famous celebrities are using Transcendental Meditation (TM) to improve their lives and their communities. We applaud New York’s TM community for their work to bring this healing practice to those who need it most – underprivileged communities, students, war vets and the homeless.