Illumina East Yoga
Illumina East is a community where it’s not about who you are or what you wear, but that you want to dive in and explore. We are seekers held together by different modalities from different cultures, different strengths and unified with the desire to live from the heart and explore the authentic self.
Our doors are open to all and to practice here is to embrace diversity, embodiment, heart. Here you will feel safe and supported while exploring the deeper questions that life poses and yoga supports.
Address: 96 Avenue B, New York NY 10009
Phone: (646) 851-0355
How to get there
Illumina East is located on the corner of 6th St and Avenue B.
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Illumina Flow is a vinyasa style class with a strong unified intention that is carried throughout the class on all layers including the asana. An Illumina class will feel like a journey with the purpose of illuminating some facet of what it means to be human & offering specific tools for reflection and transformation. Expect mantra, moving metaphor, music, Kundalini elements and shamanic principles to be present in some form. This class is recommended for those with a strong foundational practice who love to explore.
Kundalini Yoga is a dynamic and meditative practice specifically designed for modern living to give you expedited experiences of physical stamina, mental clarity, and elevation of spirit. A Kundalini class will take you on a Hero’s journey through challenge into freedom and will invite you to explore various aspects of your humanity through specific techniques for reflection and transformation. Expect yoga postures, dynamic breath, mantra, meditation, and deep relaxation with gong.
An Illumina based align class will create conscious awareness to your physical body’s alignment and will allow for the whole self to come into focus and shine. Intentional and intelligent principles of optimal alignment will be taught as well as other powerful tools for self reflection & direction of energy. Class may include meditation and/or pranayama techniques, bringing you into the center of yourself through the portal of the body.
Vinyasa flow is an athletic practice, linking postures and breath together into creative sequences designed to explore, express, strengthen, and energetically balance the whole being. Expect to be led thematically so that you may experience a deeper awareness of the connection between your body, mind, energy field and heart.
Yoga Therapeutics is a slow practice perfect for mature practitioners with limited mobility, or physically rehabilitating from injury. Your will learn to support your body to keep it safe, strengthen, and learn intuitive skills of self inquiry. A Therapeutics class will also feel like a journey with the purpose of illuminating some facet of what it means to be human & offering specific tools for reflection and transformation. Expect clear instruction, ability to ask questions, and personal attention to how every student is able to embody their practice.
Restorative Yoga is a loving and consciously guided journey into your most relaxed and open state. This class will dissolve tensions in the body, calm the nervous system, and restore you to your innate balance. Expect to experience Yoga postures supported by props, subtle breath cues, visualization/meditation techniques and deep relaxation.
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