Neighborhood Fitness: Jivamukti Yoga Studio NYC
Neighborhood Fitness: Jivamukti Yoga Studio NYC

Jivamukti Yoga NYC isn’t just one of the largest and most historic yoga studios in the United States. It’s also the birthplace of Jivamukti Yoga. Located just minutes fromStuyTown, Jivamukti Yoga NYC gives residents of the village an opportunity to study yoga at a world-class studio right in their own neighborhood.

A Leading Yoga Studio

At Jivamukti Yoga NYC, yoga has been adapted for the modern day without losing original tenets of the practice.

For instance, ahimsa, or nonviolence, has long been a theme in yoga, and it’s a central pillar of Jivamukti yoga. This studio, though, has extended the practice of ahimsa in new, creative and impactful ways. Not only are the practitioners here peaceful, but the whole studio has been designed with compassion for all creation in mind. Eco-friendly, re-used, recycled and non-toxic materials are used throughout the studio.

This is just one example of how the studio is incorporating ancient beliefs into the modern, busy world of Manhattan. It’s been through innovative ideas, like practicing ahimsa by using recycled materials in the construction of the studio, that the studio’s made a name for itself.

A Convenient Manhattan Yoga Studio

Today, this type of yoga is practiced throughout the world. There are Jivamukti yoga studios in New York, New Jersey, Berlin, Munich, Puebla, Barcelona, London and Moscow. The studio on the second floor of 841 Broadway in New York, NY was the very first one, though. It’s just six blocks from Stuyvesant Town in Union Square.

Many Experienced Instructors

Being one of the largest yoga studios in the country, Jivamukti Yoga NYC has a large team of instructors. In all, there are over 50 instructors offering classes at the studio.

All of the instructors are, of course, leaders in their field. They’re true yoga experts, having personally practiced, academically studied and professionally taught it for years -- decades, in many cases. The instructors here are highly trained in everything from philosophy and anatomy to asana and assists. Many also know Sanskrit, in case you have any questions about ancient texts related to the practice.

Classes for All Yoga Enthusiasts

No matter what level of experience you have or why you want to practice yoga, Jivamukti Yoga NYC likely has a class for you. For, although the studio is one of the leading studios in the world and has some of the most respected instructors, classes for all abilities are offered here. Additionally, there are classes at almost all times of day, ranging from 7:00 a.m. to about 10:00 p.m each day of the week. There are open classes, basic classes, spiritually focused classes meditation times and more.

In addition to regular classes, the studio also sponsors events frequently. These longer workshops and sessions focus on a variety of topics, which the leader is a specialist in.

Class prices vary, with drop-in rates typically falling between $15 and $22 per class. Multi-class, monthly and other discounts are available. Event registration fees vary depending on the nature of the event and required materials.

Having a world-class yoga studio is great for your health. We hope you and all of our residents at StuyTown take advantage of Jivamukti Yoga Studio and the many other healthy attractions located nearby in the area.