New York

Learn how to make your own beauty products

Local Events - NYC

Amy Galper, creator of Buddha Nose, hosts a special Essential Oils, Beauty and Wellness workshop on Sunday, April 7 from 2-4:30pm at Sanctuary Pilates.

Meet Cozy Orange at the Yoga Journal NY Conference


Ready to revamp your workout wardrobe with comfortable, stylish and eco-friendly yoga clothes? Head to the Cozy Orange booth at the Yoga Journal NY Conference Marketplace. The Marketplace is free and open to the public and in addition to taking 20% off its new spring collection, Cozy Orange has an exclusive freebie for alignyo readers you won’t want to miss.

Your new favorite band - Violet Love Headbands

Yoga Lifestyle

Think all headbands are created equal? Think again. Just like a good yoga mat, a quality headband can help you get into your yoga zone with ease – no slipping, sliding or sweat to get in your way. That’s why we like Violet Love by Rebecca Michaels. These award-winning headbands come in bold colors and prints for every personality.

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500-hour yoga teacher training at Abhaya Yoga in Brooklyn

Teacher Training

Are you a yoga teacher that's looking to fine tune your teaching skills, develop your voice and learn to sequence a yoga class that's safe, inspiring and challenging for all students? Take your teaching to the next level: Abhaya Yoga in Brooklyn is offering a full spectrum 500-hour RYT Advanced Teacher Training which students can customize to their own field of interest.

Spice up your yoga practice with the Classtivity Passport


Hatha, restorative, hot vinyasa flow…variety is the spice of life and a well-rounded yoga practice. With the Classtivity Passport, you get 10 classes for just $49, which means you can experience some of the best yoga (and other fitness classes!) in NYC for a fraction of the price.

Shake your tail feather at Laughing Lotus

Local Events - NYC

It’s the weekend! Time to do something different and fun! Join the Lotus Temple Dancers - a rockin' collective of yogi's, artists, DJ's and musicians who perform fun, raw, expressive & explosive dance for their debut of Love Stories, an interactive physical exploration of all things LOVE... At Laughing Lotus NYC March 22 & 23. Doors at 8pm. Tickets $15. Purchase tickets here.

Free class at Sacred Sounds Yoga for alignyo readers


Sacred Sounds Yoga is offering alignyo NYC readers a free class (new students only). Sacred Sounds is one of the few yoga studios in the West Village, but thankfully, it's the perfect neighborhood studio. They offer classes for everyone--there's kids yoga, lunchtime express, tai chi, aerial and ashtanga begins on March 11. To redeem your free class, email the studio here and be sure to mention alignyo. 

GaiamTV's free healthy happy hour event

Local Events - NYC

What’s better than a fun party? A free yoga party, so gather up your asana-loving friends and get ready for GaiamTV’s Healthy Happy Hour on Thursday, February 21 at 6:30PM. The event, held at the cool OM Factory Flight School, features a class led by Chrissy Carter, an AcroYoga demo and eats provided by healthy local restaurants.

Elena Brower on keeping your New Year's Resolutions


How are your New Year’s resolutions coming? If you've strayed a bit from your intentions for 2013, we feel you, which is why we were thrilled to see Elena Brower on Daily Cup of Yoga share her tips and strategies for following through with big-time dreams. Check it out and recommit to make 2013 your best year yet.