Jivamukti Yoga School
The Jivamukti Yoga School in Union Square is at the spiritual and geographic center of the Jivamukti Yoga School, founded by Sharon Gannon and David Life in 1984. One of the most popular styles of yoga in New York City and the world, Jivamukti emphasis traditional elements of yoga practice, including chanting, music, philosophy and vegan/vegetarianism.
The School is located in the heart of Union Square and features two large studio rooms as well as special areas for massage, bodywork, meditation and study. The School also houses Jivamuktea, a wonderful cafe serving delicious vegan/vegetarian snacks and meals, and offering students a relaxing environment to connect with each other and free wifi. There is also a small book and clothing store, featuring fascinating yoga titles, a few authored by Sharon Gannon herself, and locally-sourced, environmentally-sound clothes and products.
With a schedule full of classes at nearly every hour and covering a range of skill levels, from absolute beginner to advanced teacher trainings, as well as a welcoming staff and splendid teachers, Jivamukti Yoga School has something special to offer every yogi.