Heartspace Yoga & Healing Arts

Welcome to Heartspace!

Heartspace is a community-oriented studio that offers yoga, meditation, and healing arts from a range of traditions.  Located in the Capital Region, we have studios centrally located near Washington Park in Albany and on Monument Square in downtown Troy.  We provide a safe, supportive and tranquil setting with excellent instruction to help improve overall health, reduce stress, and invite a peaceful and calm mind through the practice of yoga and meditation. We offer instruction for all levels from beginners to advanced with daily drop-in yoga and meditation classes, series, prenatal yoga, workshops, special events, yoga teacher training, and several community classes per week, which are offered by donation.

with gratitude,
Elizabeth and Andrew Kasius,  Heartspace Owners

 

Announcements

New to Heartspace?  Welcome!   When you take your first class at Heartspace, your second class is free: 2 Classes for $16.    Your second class is good for 30 days after your first class on this pass. Click here to purchase our Introductory Offer.  Please email us if you have questions about classes, rates, instructors, or our studios.  We'd like to help you find a class that is right for you! 

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Early Morning Yoga at Heartspace Unlimited for $60/month.    Start your day off right and come join us at either Troy or Albany for our 6:45 - 7:45AM classes during the week.   In Albany and Troy, we offer classes Monday, Tuesday (Pilates in Albany), and Thursday.  Now, Wednesday morning meditation at 7AM.   Click here to purchase your one month morning unlimited pass for $60.   Good for 30 days from the first class taken.  No multi-month commitment required.


Yoga as Medicine Workshops with Samara Anderson.   Upcoming May 20 - Hip Complex; Opening Inner and Outer Hips/Adductors and AbductorsSaturday, Albany Studio.  2-4PM.   This upcoming series will focus on the various mindful tools that can tap into the body’s own medicine cabinet to heal both the body and the mind through awareness.  Each workshop is focused on mindful tools students can use to heal specific parts of their body through Pranayama, Breath Awareness, Deep Breathing, combined with Focused Attention on specific parts of the body during the Yoga practice. The Yoga practice will spend the first half of the workshop warming up the body through Vinyasa Yoga (moving with your breath) so that we can use the second half of the workshop to create space and healing in Yin, Therapeutic and Restorative Yoga poses, which are longer holds where both the muscle and the fascia are released and made more spacious.   

Click here to learn more about Samara or to register.   2017 Spring - Summer classes are as follows:

Cost is $25 for an individual class to preregister and $30 the day of the event.


Tantra Vinyasa Master Class with Lauren Toolin: Asana, Mudra Bandha for positivity and willpower.    Saturday June 3, 9-11AM at our Albany studio.   

Tantra Vinyasa is a complete hatha yoga practice weaving philosophy, grounded yet dynamic asana, pranayama, visualization, and meditation. In this workshop, we’ll combine these elements as well as mudra and bandha to support positivity and willpower.  

$25 to preregister.  


Partner Yoga Workshop with Diane Simpson, Rescheduled.  New Date to be announced soon. Troy Studio.  Come with your yoga buddy, friend, mate, and move through a series of partner assists that will strengthen and open your standing poses, backbends, twists and forward bends. You may laugh, cry, and have a lot of fun!  Plus, Diane will teach a couple of healing techniques used with partners.   ( only one person has to sign up).  


Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga with Rosy Mulligan

Prenatal Partner Yoga and Massage Workshop.  Instructor Rosy Mulligan. Sunday June 11, 11AM - 1PM Albany Studio.    Yoga is an excellent way to prepare the mind, body and spirit for the many transitions of pregnancy, childbirth and parenthood. In this fun and hands-on workshop, partners will be building their tool kit for supporting their partner during the birthing journey. Partners will learn techniques for breath awareness, partner poses, acupressure and massage, which can help strengthen and relax the laboring woman's body during pregnancy and labor.  $50 per couple.  

Prenatal Yoga Six-Week Series with Instructor Rosy Mulligan.  Sundays 11AM - 12:15PM, July 2 - Aug 6.  Albany studio. This prenatal yoga series is designed to nurture the foundation of a life-long bond between mother and baby. Instruction will mindfully support the preparation of the mother’s body for birth, while providing essential skills for relaxation. The expectant mothers will learn breathing/relaxation techniques, exercises to support the back, postures to open the hips, methods to comfort the body during the journey of pregnancy and birth, while forging a community with other families.   $80 for the series.  

Baby and Mom Post-Natal Yoga with Instructor Rosy Mulligan.  Four week series for moms and babies, six-weeks to six-months old, approximately).  Sundays 12:30 - 1:30PM. Albany studio.  May 14 - June 4  For mothers and babies six weeks old up to six months approximately, about when your baby is ready to seriously crawl and move around. Breathe, stretch, make friends, have fun and connect with your baby.  Also a great gentle post-natal class for mom.    $60 for the Series.    


Family Yoga.  Our family yoga classes will be taking a break for the summer and we will resume the second Saturday of September at 3:30PM.


Restorative and Yin Yoga, Sundays at our Troy and Albany Studios.   Explore the slower side of yoga, cultivating your capacity to let go and and restore body and mind with our Sunday Restorative and Yin Yoga classes.   Classes will generally be at 2PM but be sure to check online and sign up as space is limited. Restorative Yoga will be taught by Rosy Mulligan and Jeanne Korn and Yin Yoga will be taught by Cat Lynch Capowski and Alexis Stefanacci.   Beginning in June, we will alternate between our two studios.  Some weekends class may not be held due to holidays.

  • Restorative Yoga
    • Albany Studio: Second Sunday of the month (June 11, July 9, August 13)
    • Troy Studio: Third Sunday of the month (June 18, July 16, August 20).
  • Yin Yoga 
    • ​​​​​​​Troy Studio:  First Sunday of the month (June 4, July 2, August 6)
    • Albany Studio: Fourth Sunday of the month (June 25, July 23, and August 27)

Gong Bath in Troy.    Saturday June 3, 4- 5:15pm  Troy Studio.  Restore and renew and you let the sounds and resonance of the gongs envelop you. Practice asana, meditate, lay down and rest, sleep, whatever makes sense during the time. No experience required.  Led by Jim and Nick Pavoldi of the Gong Lab and Diane Simpson offering chakra bowl vibrations.   Click here to sign up for this or upcoming dates in 2017; $20.     Remaining dates for 2017:  Aug 5, Oct 7, Dec 2.  

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Albany Heartspace:

747 Madison Avenue
Albany, NY 12208

located in back-right corner of building
on lower level, 

Troy Heartspace:

10 2nd Street
Troy, NY 12180

located at the corner of 2nd St and Broadway
2nd floor - entrance next to Lucas Confectionery & Wine Bar


Contact Us:

info@heartspacealbany.com
(518) 512-3390

 
 
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