(Updated March 2006)

Charlie's Guide to Yoga for Beginners
in Manhattan

All classes available on a drop-in basis. Most are 90 minutes long.
Please check studio website, or call, to confirm class time.
Monday
12 noon Ramakrishnananda Classic Yoga Society (opened 2004) (646-436-7010), 96 Avenue B (bet. 6th & 7th Sts.) Hatha Yoga with Keshava das
12 noon Yoga to the People (opened 2006) (917-573-9642), 12 St. Marks Place, 2nd floor (E of 3rd Ave.) Vinyasa Flow ($10 suggested, 1 hr.; mats $2)
12 noon Om Yoga Center (212-254-9642), 826 Broadway, 6th floor (12th St.) Basics with Margi Young ($16; mats $1)
2:15 p.m. Life in Motion Yoga Center (212-666-0877), 2744 Broadway, 2nd floor (105th St.) Hatha Basic with Oceana Baity ($15; mats $1)
2:30 p.m. Jivamukti Yoga Center (212-353-0214), 404 Lafayette St., 3rd floor (above 4th St.) Basics ($19; mats $2)
2:30 p.m. Flow Yoga Center (opened 2004) (212-255-7588), 240 W. 14th St., 2nd floor (E of 8th Ave.) Vinyasa Basic with Maggie ($16; mats $1)
5:30 p.m. Dharma Yoga Center (212-889-8160), 297 3rd Ave. (below 23rd St.) Hatha-Raja I with Bernadette ($13, 1 hr.; mats $1)
6:00 p.m. Jivamukti, 404 Lafayette St. Basics ($19; mats $2)
6:00 p.m. Ramakrishnananda Society, 96 Avenue B Hatha w/Keshava das
6:00 p.m. Yoga to the People, 12 St. Marks Place Vinyasa Flow ($10 suggested, 1 hr.; mats $2)
6:00 p.m. Integral Yoga Institute (212-929-0586), 227 W. 13th St. (E of 8th Ave.) Hatha I ($15; free mats)
6:00 p.m. Levitate Yoga (opened 2004) (212-974-2288), 780 8th Ave., 3rd floor (48th St.) Level I with Joanne Silver ($18; mats $1)
6:15 p.m. Sal Anthony's Movement Salon (212-420-7242), 190 Third Ave. (17th St.) Beginner/Intermediate with Clara ($15; free mats)
6:15 p.m. Life in Motion, 2744 Broadway Hatha Basic with Kevin ($15; mats $1)
6:30 p.m. Om Yoga, 826 Broadway Basics with Heather Shaw ($16; mats $1)
6:30 p.m. Integral Yoga Institute, 227 W. 13th St. Hatha I ($15; free mats)
6:45 p.m. Laughing Lotus Yoga Center (212-414-2903), 59 W. 19th St., 3rd floor (E of 6th Ave.) Basics with Patty Kelly ($15; mats $1)
7:00 p.m. Prana Mandir Yoga Studio (212-803-5446), 316 E. 59th St. (E of 2nd Ave.) Beginning Kundalini with Michelle Papachristou ($14, 1 hr.; free mats)
7:15 p.m. Atmananda (at Centerpoint Studios) (212-625-1511), 324 Lafayette St., 7th floor (bet. Houston & Bleecker) Basics with Paula Tursi ($15, 1 hr.)
7:30 p.m. Yoga to the People, 12 St. Marks Place Vinyasa Flow ($10 suggested, 1 hr.; mats $2)
7:45 p.m. Integral Yoga Institute, 227 W. 13th St. Hatha I ($15; free mats)
7:45 p.m. Flow Yoga Center, 240 W. 14th St. Vinyasa Basic with Melissa Mitschele ($16; mats $1)
8:05 p.m. Yoga Mandali (212-473-9001), 560 Broadway, Suite 406 (Prince St.) Anusara Basic with Eleanor Deredita ($16; mats $1)
8:05 p.m. Inwood Peace Yoga (opened 2004) (917-779-9657), 630 Isham St. (Seaman Ave.) Vinyasa with Sonja Rzepski ($13; mats $1)

Tuesday
12 noon Ramakrishnananda Society, 96 Avenue B Hatha w/Keshava das
12 noon Yoga to the People, 12 St. Marks Place Vinyasa Flow ($10 suggested, 1 hr.; mats $2)
12 noon Prana Mandir, 316 E. 59th St. Kundalini with Lea Kraemer ($20; free mats)
12:15 p.m. Sal Anthony's, 190 Third Ave. Beginner/Int. w/Cari Friedman ($15, 1 hr.; free mats)
12:30 p.m. Life in Motion, 2744 Broadway Hatha Basic with Mary ($15; mats $1)
2:00 p.m. Om Yoga, 826 Broadway Basics with Natalie Havemeyer ($16; mats $1)
2:30 p.m. Jivamukti, 404 Lafayette St. Basics ($19; mats $2)
4:30 p.m. Prana Mandir, 316 E. 59th St. Kundalini with Hari Kaur Khalsa ($20; free mats)
4:30 p.m. Life in Motion, 2744 Broadway Hatha Basic with Oceana Baity ($15; mats $1)
5:00 p.m. Atmananda, 324 Lafayette St. Basics with Sabina Stahl ($15)
5:30 p.m. Atmananda, 324 Lafayette St. Aroma Yoga with Tanja Bochnig ($15)
5:30 p.m. Om Yoga, 826 Broadway Basics with Marga Guergue ($16; mats $1)
5:30 p.m. Dharma Center, 297 3rd Ave. Gentle with Marvin Rosenberg ($13, 1 hr.; mats $1)
6:00 p.m. Jivamukti, 404 Lafayette St. Basics ($19; mats $2)
6:00 p.m. Ramakrishnananda Society, 96 Avenue B Hatha w/Govinda das
6:00 p.m. Yoga to the People, 12 St. Marks Place Vinyasa Flow ($10 suggested, 1 hr.; mats $2)
6:00 p.m. Integral Yoga Institute, 227 W. 13th St. Hatha I ($15; free mats)
6:00 p.m. Flow Yoga Center, 240 W. 14th St. Vinyasa Basic with Tzahi ($16; mats $1)
6:30 p.m. Integral Yoga Institute, 227 W. 13th St. Hatha I ($15; free mats)
6:30 p.m. Dharma Yoga Center, 297 3rd Ave. Hatha-Raja I with Kyoko Jasper ($17; mats $1)
6:45 p.m. Laughing Lotus, 59 W. 19th St. Basics with Eden Kellner ($15; mats $1)
7:15 p.m. Om Yoga, 826 Broadway Basics with Frank Mauro ($16; mats $1)
7:30 p.m. Yoga to the People, 12 St. Marks Place Vinyasa Flow ($10 suggested, 1 hr.; mats $2)
7:30 p.m. Levitate Yoga, 780 8th Ave. Level I with Renata Smenda ($18; mats $1)
7:45 p.m. Integral Yoga Institute, 227 W. 13th St. Hatha I with Lucy ($15; free mats)
8:00 p.m. Atmananda, 324 Lafayette St. Kundalini with Vanessa Kudrat ($15)
8:00 p.m. Sal Anthony's, 190 Third Ave. Beginner/Int. with Megan ($15; free mats)
8:00 p.m. Life in Motion, 2744 Broadway Hatha Basic with Jensen ($15; mats $1)
8:05 p.m. Yoga Mandali, 560 Broadway Anusara Basic with Eleanor Deredita ($16; mats $1)
8:05 p.m. Inwood Peace Yoga, 630 Isham St. Vinyasa with Beth Tascione ($13; mats $1)
8:30 p.m. Laughing Lotus, 59 W. 19th St. Basics with Jennifer Grims ($10; mats $1)

Wednesday
12 noon Ramakrishnananda Society, 96 Avenue B Hatha w/Keshava das
12 noon Yoga to the People, 12 St. Marks Place Vinyasa Flow ($10 suggested, 1 hr.; mats $2)
12 noon Om Yoga, 826 Broadway Basics with Frank Mauro ($16; mats $1)
12:30 p.m. Flow Yoga Center, 240 W. 14th St. Vinyasa Basic with Tzahi ($16; mats $1)
2:15 p.m. Life in Motion, 2744 Broadway Hatha Basic with Melissa Mitschele ($15; mats $1)
2:30 p.m. Jivamukti, 404 Lafayette St. Basics ($19; mats $2)
6:00 p.m. Jivamukti, 404 Lafayette St. Basics ($19; mats $2)
6:00 p.m. Yoga to the People, 12 St. Marks Place Vinyasa Flow ($10 suggested, 1 hr.; mats $2)
6:00 p.m. Integral Yoga Institute, 227 W. 13th St. Hatha I ($15; free mats)
6:00 p.m. Levitate Yoga, 780 8th Ave. Level I with Paul Gruen ($18; mats $1)
6:15 p.m. Sal Anthony's, 190 Third Ave. Beginner/Intermediate ($15; free mats)
6:15 p.m. Prana Mandir, 316 E. 59th St. Kundalini with Annie Trotter ($20; free mats)
6:15 p.m. Life in Motion, 2744 Broadway Hatha Basic with April Martucci ($15; mats $1)
6:30 p.m. Integral Yoga Institute, 227 W. 13th St. Hatha I ($15; free mats)
6:45 p.m. Laughing Lotus, 59 W. 19th St. Basics with Keith Borden ($15; mats $1)
7:00 p.m. Atmananda, 324 Lafayette St. Basics with Jill Camera ($15)
7:00 p.m. Om Yoga, 826 Broadway Basics with Brian Liem ($16; mats $1)
7:30 p.m. Yoga to the People, 12 St. Marks Place Vinyasa Flow ($10 suggested, 1 hr.; mats $2)
7:45 p.m. Integral Yoga Institute, 227 W. 13th St. Hatha I ($15; free mats)
8:00 p.m. Flow Yoga Center, 240 W. 14th St. Hatha Basic with Maggie ($16; mats $1)
8:00 p.m. Prana Mandir, 316 E. 59th St. Kundalini with Lea Kraemer ($20; free mats)
8:05 p.m. Inwood Peace Yoga, 630 Isham St. Vinyasa with Sonja Rzepski ($13; mats $1)

Thursday
12 noon Ramakrishnananda Society, 96 Avenue B Hatha w/Keshava das
12 noon Yoga to the People, 12 St. Marks Place Vinyasa Flow ($10 suggested, 1 hr.; mats $2)
12:15 p.m. Sal Anthony's, 190 Third Ave. Beginner/Int. w/Cari Friedman ($15, 1 hr.; free mats)
12:30 p.m. Life in Motion, 2744 Broadway Hatha Basic with Mary ($15; mats $1)
2:00 p.m. Om Yoga, 826 Broadway Basics with Natalie Havemeyer ($16; mats $1)
2:30 p.m. Jivamukti, 404 Lafayette St. Basics ($19; mats $2)
4:30 p.m. Life in Motion, 2744 Broadway Hatha Basic with Lauren ($15; mats $1)
5:00 p.m. Atmananda, 324 Lafayette St. Basics with Sabina Stahl ($15)
5:30 p.m. Dharma Center, 297 3rd Ave. Gentle with Marvin Rosenberg ($13, 1 hr.; mats $1)
6:00 p.m. Jivamukti, 404 Lafayette St. Basics ($19; mats $2)
6:00 p.m. Ramakrishnananda Society, 96 Avenue B Hatha w/Ganga d.dasi
6:00 p.m. Yoga to the People, 12 St. Marks Place Vinyasa Flow ($10 suggested, 1 hr.; mats $2)
6:00 p.m. Integral Yoga Institute, 227 W. 13th St. Hatha I ($15; free mats)
6:00 p.m. Flow Yoga Center, 240 W. 14th St. Vinyasa Basic with Alba ($16; mats $1)
6:15 p.m. Om Yoga, 826 Broadway Basics with Tania Varela-Ibarra ($16; mats $1)
6:30 p.m. Dharma Yoga Center, 297 3rd Ave. Hatha-Raja I with Ephen Colter ($17; mats $1)
6:30 p.m. Inwood Peace Yoga, 630 Isham St. Basics with Natalie Havemeyer ($13; mats $1)
6:45 p.m. Laughing Lotus, 59 W. 19th St. Basics with Eden Kellner ($15; mats $1)
7:00 p.m. Levitate Yoga, 780 8th Ave. Level I with Jazell Andujar ($18; mats $1)
7:30 p.m. Yoga to the People, 12 St. Marks Place Vinyasa Flow ($10 suggested, 1 hr.; mats $2)
7:45 p.m. Om Yoga, 826 Broadway Restorative with Margi Young ($16; mats $1)
7:45 p.m. Integral Yoga Institute, 227 W. 13th St. Hatha I ($15; free mats)
8:00 p.m. Atmananda, 324 Lafayette St. Kundalini with Devi Michal ($15)
8:00 p.m. Sal Anthony's, 190 Third Ave. Beginner/Int. with Julie K. ($15; free mats)
8:00 p.m. Prana Mandir, 316 E. 59th St. Kundalini with Annie Trotter ($20; free mats)
8:00 p.m. Life in Motion, 2744 Broadway Hatha Basic with Kevin ($15; mats $1)
8:05 p.m. Inwood Peace Yoga, 630 Isham St. Vinyasa with Daryl Fowkes ($13; mats $1)
8:30 p.m. Laughing Lotus, 59 W. 19th St. Basics with Jennifer Grims ($10; mats $1)

Friday
12 noon Yoga to the People, 12 St. Marks Place Vinyasa Flow ($10 suggested, 1 hr.; mats $2)
12 noon Om Yoga, 826 Broadway Basics with Frank Mauro ($16; mats $1)
2:15 p.m. Life in Motion, 2744 Broadway Hatha Basic with Maggie ($15; mats $1)
2:30 p.m. Jivamukti, 404 Lafayette St. Basics ($19; mats $2)
2:30 p.m. Laughing Lotus, 59 W. 19th St. Kundalini Lotus with Nancy Elkes ($15; mats $1)
4:15 p.m. Flow Yoga Center, 240 W. 14th St. Vinyasa Basic with Alba ($16; mats $1)
5:45 p.m. Om Yoga, 826 Broadway Basics with Frank Mauro ($16; mats $1)
6:00 p.m. Yoga Mandali, 560 Broadway Restorative with Phil DiPietro ($16; mats $1)
6:00 p.m. Jivamukti, 404 Lafayette St. Basics ($19; mats $2)
6:00 p.m. Ramakrishnananda Society, 96 Avenue B Hatha w/Govinda das
6:00 p.m. Yoga to the People, 12 St. Marks Place Vinyasa Flow ($10 suggested, 1 hr.; mats $2)
6:00 p.m. Integral Yoga Institute, 227 W. 13th St. Hatha I ($15; free mats)
6:15 p.m. Sal Anthony's, 190 Third Ave. Beginner/Intermediate with Clara ($15; free mats)
6:15 p.m. Prana Mandir, 316 E. 59th St. Kundalini with Lea Kraemer ($20; free mats)
6:30 p.m. Integral Yoga Institute, 227 W. 13th St. Hatha I ($15; free mats)
7:00 p.m. Levitate Yoga, 780 8th Ave. Level I with Renata Smenda ($18; mats $1)
7:45 p.m. Integral Yoga Institute, 227 W. 13th St. Hatha I ($15; free mats)
8:00 p.m. Life in Motion, 2744 Broadway Hatha Basic with April Martucci ($15; mats $1)

Saturday
12 noon Yoga to the People, 12 St. Marks Place Vinyasa Flow ($10 suggested, 1 hr.; mats $2)
12 noon Integral Yoga Institute, 227 W. 13th St. Hatha I ($15; free mats)
12:15 p.m. Atmananda, 324 Lafayette St. Basics with Sylvia Chai ($15)
12:15 p.m. Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center (212-255-4560), 243 W. 24th St. (E of 8th Ave.) Beginner ($12; free mats)
1:00 p.m. Om Yoga, 826 Broadway Basics with Daryl Fowkes ($16; mats $1)
1:45 p.m. Integral Yoga Institute, 227 W. 13th St. Hatha I ($15; free mats)
1:45 p.m. Flow Yoga Center, 240 W. 14th St. Vinyasa Basic with Alba ($16; mats $1)
2:00 p.m. Om Yoga, 826 Broadway Intermediate/Restorative w/Debra Flashenberg ($16; mats $1)
2:00 p.m. Dharma Yoga Center, 297 3rd Ave. Hatha-Raja I with Sarah Lewis ($17; mats $1)
2:30 p.m. Jivamukti, 404 Lafayette St. Basics ($19; mats $2)
2:30 p.m. Life in Motion, 2744 Broadway Hatha Basic with April Martucci ($15; mats $1)
3:30 p.m. Integral Yoga Institute, 227 W. 13th St. Hatha I with Ganesha ($15; free mats)
5:00 p.m. Om Yoga, 826 Broadway Basics with Natalie Havemeyer ($16; mats $1)
5:15 p.m. Integral Yoga Institute, 227 W. 13th St. Hatha I with Mary ($15; free mats)
5:15 p.m. Flow Yoga Center, 240 W. 14th St. Hatha Basic with Alba ($16; mats $1)
6:00 p.m. Ramakrishnananda Society, 96 Avenue B Hatha w/Ganga d.dasi

Sunday
12 noon Yoga to the People, 12 St. Marks Place Vinyasa Flow ($10 suggested; mats $2)
12:15 p.m. Integral Yoga Institute, 227 W. 13th St. Hatha I ($15; free mats)
1:30 p.m. Prana Mandir, 316 E. 59th St. Kundalini with Austin Dixon ($20; free mats)
2:00 p.m. Atmananda, 324 Lafayette St. Basics with Dan ($15)
2:00 p.m. Om Yoga, 826 Broadway Basics with Julie Beck ($16; mats $1)
2:15 p.m. Integral Yoga Institute, 227 W. 13th St. Hatha I with Sarah M. ($15; free mats)
2:30 p.m. Sal Anthony's, 190 Third Ave. Beginner with Tanya ($15; free mats)
2:30 p.m. Sivananda Center, 243 W. 24th St. Beginner ($12; free mats)
3:00 p.m. Life in Motion, 2744 Broadway Hatha Basic with April Martucci ($15; mats $1)
3:15 p.m. Integral Yoga Institute, 227 W. 13th St. Hatha I ($15; free mats)
4:15 p.m. Integral Yoga Institute, 227 W. 13th St. Hatha I ($15; free mats)
4:15 p.m. Flow Yoga Center, 240 W. 14th St. Vinyasa Basic with Melissa Mitschele ($16; mats $1)
4:15 p.m. Inwood Peace Yoga, 630 Isham St. Basics with Amanda Capobianco ($13; mats $1)
5:00 p.m. Yoga to the People, 12 St. Marks Place Vinyasa Flow ($10 suggested, 1 hr.; mats $2)
5:00 p.m. Om Yoga, 826 Broadway Restorative with Margi Young ($16; mats $1)
6:00 p.m. Ramakrishnananda Society, 96 Avenue B Hatha w/Yogini d.dasi
6:30 p.m. Atmananda, 324 Lafayette St. Yoga & Meditation with Chintamani Kansas ($15)

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