YOGA

our VINYASA-FLOW CLASSES ARE GEARED TOWARDS BEGINNER AND INTERMEDIATE STUDENTS, BUT ALL LEVELS ARE WELCOMED TO JOIN.  no mats or previous experience necessary.  

 

TUESDAY: 10AM - 11:15AM WITH NADIA DASSOUKI

NADIA'S CLASSES FOCUSES ON ALIGNMENT AND BREATH.  THEY ARE CHALLENGING AND DYNAMIC, BUT SHE ALWAYS ENCOURAGES HER STUDENTS TO LISTEN TO THEIR BODIES AND REST WHEN THEY NEED TO.  SHE LIKES TO SHARE HER PASSION FOR YOGA AS WELL AS ALL THE POSITIVE BENEFITS IT HAS HAD ON HER OWN LIFE.  NADIA HOPES TO INSPIRE STUDENTS TO CHALLENGE THEMSELVES AND TO FIND THEIR INTELLIGENT EDGE.

    TUESDAY: 8PM - 9:15PM WITH SARAH PETERS 

    SARAH TEACHES VINYASA-FLOW, A VIGOROUS STYLE OF YOGA, LINKING BREATH AND MOVEMENT THROUGH A SERIES OF SUN SALUTATIONS AND POSTURES.  THE FLOW WILL GET A GOOD SWEAT ON, BUILDING STRENGTH AND FLEXIBILITY AS YOU BUILD HEAT IN THE BODY.  YOU WILL END WITH A NICE LONG COOL DOWN, LEAVING YOU READY TO MELT INTO BED FOR A GOOD NIGHT'S REST.  

     

    PRICING:

    • $10/CLASS.  $5/CLASS FOR OUR KARATE MEMBERS

    • PAYABLE AT THE STUDIO BEFORE EACH CLASS or using paypal button below

     

    INSTRUCTORS:

     NADIA DASSOUKI   NADIA IS A GERMAN NATIVE LIVING IN LOS ANGELES AND A CERTIFIED 200HR RYT.  SHE COMPLETED HER YOGA TEACHER TRAINING AT YOGAWORKS LARCHMONT.  HER TALENT TO PERFORM AND THE DESIRE TO EXPRESS HERSELF THROUGH MOVEMENT WAS DISCOVERED AT A YOUNG AGE, WHEN SHE HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO JOIN A JAZZ AND MODERN DANCE PERFORMANCE GROUP.  SHE PARTICIPATED IN DANCE COMPETITIONS AND PERFORMED ALL OVER THE COUNTRY.  IN 2003, SHE MOVED TO NYC TO PURSUE A CAREER AS A FASHION MODEL AND HAS BEEN PRACTICING YOGA EVER SINCE.  NADIA IS PASSIONATE ABOUT NATURAL SKINCARE AND BEAUTY DIY'S, FITNESS, AND NUTRITION.  WHENEVER SHE CAN, SHE IS DEVOTED TO HELPING ANIMALS AND CHILDREN IN NEED.  SHE HAS VOLUNTEERED AT THE "ART OF ELYSIUM", A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION DEDICATED TO BRINGING IMPROVED QUALITY OF LIFE AND EMOTIONAL HEALING THROUGH THE ARTS TO MEDICALLY-FRAGILE CHILDREN.  NADIA HAS BEEN A MENTOR FOR THEIR ANNUAL KIDS FASHION SHOW AND PHOTOSHOOTS. 

    SARAH KAY PETERS   SARAH IS A YOGI, CAPOEIRISTA, ACTOR, DANCER, MUSICIAN AND TEACHING ARTIST.  SHE BEGAN HER EXPLORATION OF YOGA OVER 20YRS AGO AND HER PRACTICE HAS TAKEN MANY FORMS IN THAT TIME.  IN 2014, PLAGUED BY A NUMBER OF INJURIES FROM CAPOEIRA, SHE WENT DEEP INTO HER YOGA PRACTICE TO REHABILITATE HER BODY AND TO REGAIN STRENGTH AND RANGE OF MOTION.  IN FALL 2015, SARAH WENT EVEN DEEPER AND BEGAN HER 200HR TEACHER TRAINING WITH SARAH EZRIN AT YOGAWORKS IN ORDER TO MORE FULLY UNDERSTAND ANATOMY AND HOW THE BODY FUNCTIONS IN ORDER TO HEAL AN INJURED BACK AND BICEP TENDON AND PREVENT FUTURE INJURIES,  TO MAKE SURE SHE COULD STAY STRONG AND ACTIVE IN CAPOEIRA FOR MANY YEARS TO COME.  IN JANUARY 2016, SARAH BEGAN TEACHING YOGA IN SCHOOLS AND AS PART OF HER THEATRE WORK WITH INCARCERATED YOUTH.  HER PRACTICE NOW CONSISTS OF VIGOROUS VINYASA FLOW CLASSES AND RESTORATIVES AS SHE CONTINUES TO TRAIN IN CAPOEIRA.  OUTSIDE THE YOGA STUDIO, SARAH PLAYS CAPOEIRA WITH "CAPOEIRA BATUQUE" AND RECENTLY ACHIEVED THE RANK OF "INSTRUTORA".  SHE HAS A BA IN ACTING/DIRECTING, IS AN ACTIVE PERFORMER AND BEGAN WORKING IN ARTS EDUCATION IN 2003.  IN 2007, SARAH CREATED "WORLD CITIZEN BABY", A MULTICULTURAL, MULTILINGUAL, EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC AND MOVEMENT PROGRAM, EXPLORING WORLD CULTURE THROUGH MUSIC AND DANCE.  IN AUGUST 2013, SHE EARNED HER MA IN APPLIED THEATRE ARTS FROM USC.  SARAH HAS WORKED WITH "THE CENTER FOR THEATRE OF THE OPPRESSED" IN RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL AND "CHANGING WAYS", A GROUP OF FORMERLY INCARCERATED MEN WHO USE THE THEATRE FOR SOCIAL CHANGE.  CURRENTLY, SARAH IS A LEAD TEACHING ARTIST WITH "THE USUAL SUSPECTS THEATRE COMPANY", WORKING WITH MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS AND YOUTH IN PROBATION CAMPS.  SARAH CONTINUES TO BALANCE CREATIVE PROJECTS, YOGA AND CAPOEIRA TO LIVE AN ACTIVE AND ARTISTIC LIFE, EXPLORING HOW ART AND MOVEMENT ARE TOOLS FOR HEALING AND LIBERATION ON BOTH PERSONAL AND COMMUNITY LEVELS. 

     

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