1 Guilles Lane
Woodbury, NY 11797
 
516.682.9642
info@absoluteyogastudio.com

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Welcome to Absolute Yoga

 

ABSOLUTE YOGA offers a refuge from the daily challenges of life. Located in Woodbury, Long Island, our two beautiful, peaceful studios provide the perfect environment for the ultimate union of body and soul.

We have over 50 classes per week in a variety of yoga styles and levels from beginner yoga to an energetic, strengthening warm vinyasa yoga. We also offer kid’s, pre- and post-natal yoga (yogi baby), restorative yoga, yoga for MS, as well as mat pilates and barre classes. Our yoga instructors are all certified in different styles and schools of yoga, including Vinyasa, Iyengar, Ashtanga, Anusara™ and Prana Flow. They are committed to offering you expert guidance as you experience the benefits that yoga can bring to your every day life.

Our mission at ABSOLUTE YOGA is to make yoga readily accessible to every body, regardless of age, level or fitness ability. It is not necessary to be flexible or strong to begin a yoga practice; an open mind and a willingness to explore your experience is all that’s required. Yoga is an amazing journey of self-discovery. We encourage everyone to come and experience some of the incredible benefits of this 5,000 year old practice.

We also have a full service yoga boutique with a large selection of yoga clothing (including Be Present, Beyond Yoga, Soybu, Colosseum, Prism Sport, Rese, Jois and Alo), jewelry, mats and props, mat carriers, Ayurvedic products, and an array of books and music.

 

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Join our monthly Yoga Book Club - Held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 12:30PM


Enjoy two of the activities that you love together. Combine your love of yoga and reading. Each month we have a 45-50 minute yoga class, followed by a book discussion about the book selected for that month, and lunch. The yoga class is a Level 1 class and the discussion is always fun and interesting.  We are always looking for new faces to join us and welcome newcomers at any time.  The more the merrier!!  If interested, please let Leslie know you will be attending. For the month of October, we will be meeting on Wednesday, October 17 to discuss Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens.


 

- Teacher Training -
200 Hour Refined Flow Teacher Training (Yoga Alliance Registered School)
with Leslie Luft, E-RYT 500 and Elyce Neuhauser, E-RYT 500
starting October 2018 
Information Sessions - August 8 and September 12 at 7:30pm

Nine weekends that will enrich the rest of your life.  Melding dynamic vinyasa with precise alignment, Absolute Yoga's Refined Flow Teacher Training will enable students and aspiring teachers alike to explore a comprehensive, embodied practice whether they are looking to deepen their own personal yoga experience or guide others in theirs. The Refined Flow approach focuses on proper alignment of asanas (postures), meditation and pranayama, with in-depth studies in anatomy and physiology as they relate to yoga, philosophy, teaching skills and the business of yoga.

Our mission with the Absolute Yoga Refined Flow Teacher Training Program is to guide you on a journey to deepen your own practice and knowledge of yourself, while empowering you to safely teach and inspire others to live their most vibrant, joyful lives. It is our firm belief that happy, healthy people are the only people who can help build a happy, healthy world. This is the work of being a teacher. It begins with the individual and spreads as you live yoga – live union – live love – in your life. For more information, visit our Teacher Training page or email us.


- Testimonials -

Outstanding, experienced instructors. I especially like the spirituality in many of the classes. I also like the serene and spa-like atmosphere of the studio. Being able to purchase a package of individual classes suits my hectic schedule and limited budget. There are many different classes offered at many different times by different instructors. Very important for my unpredictable schedule. The variety will keep me challenged and engaged.

-Kathleen B.-

I felt welcome the moment I walked in. The soft lighting, candles, music and scent of the studio was very peaceful - exactly what I needed at the end of my day. It was my first yoga class and although there were many skill levels represented in class, [the instructor] made me feel at ease immediately. She encouraged me along the way, praised me, corrected my postures, and remembered my name! I was made aware of your free week trial from my sister, and after this first class, I purchased a [series] for 15 more classes! Thank you!

-Breanne R.-

I originally purchased the Groupon online and have found through my search and attendance at many different yoga studios that Absolute yoga is my favorite! I feel very comfortable in the studio, the teachers are amazing, and feel that I have obtained an amazing, concentrated workout.

-Elizabeth S.-

The studio is very clean and the energy is very good.  The instructor that I had was very knowledgeable and gave me good guidance.  I was delighted...my Endorphins were flying!!

-Helene K.-

Dependability, consistently excellent teaching, well-organized and maintained studio, organized business practices and the SPIRIT (mentioned last but certainly not least!)

-Sarah H.-

I like everything about your services. The studio is warm and inviting. Your staff is completely considerate, educated  and welcoming.  Every time I leave the studio, I feel centered and focused.  Absolute yoga has truly changed my life.

-Michelle B.-


News Updates
Upcoming Workshops and Events!


ABSOLUTE YOGA REFINED FLOW 200-HOUR YOGA TEACHER TRAINING BEGINS OCTOBER 5.  If you are looking for a program to deepen your knowledge of yoga or you desire to teach yoga, our 200-hour comprehensive program is for you.  Directed by Leslie Luft, owner and director of Absolute Yoga, E-RYT 500, and Elyce Neuhauser, E-RYT 500, this one weekend a month program melds dynamic vinyasa with precise alignment resulting in a Refined Flow training.  This is a comprehensive Yoga Alliance registered training.

NEW ABSOLUTE YOGA BEGINNER SERIES STARTS SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 25 at 10:30am and TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27 at 6:00pm.
Know anyone who would benefit from yoga but is again to come to a class?  This is the perfect class for them and its always a perfect time to start.  This 8 week series is recommended for those new to yoga and for students who wish to review the basic foundations of a yoga practice.  We will explore basic poses (asana), breathing techniques (pranayama) and meditation and yoga philosophy. Each week will explore a new dimension of the practice.

CREATE YOUR BEST PLAYLIST: A MUSIC WORKSHOP FOR YOGA TEACHERS WITH ELYCE NEUHAUSER
Sat, Oct 20 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Music can be an integral part of a yoga class, creating a mood, feeling state, and energy that can inspire both you and your students. However a playlist that doesn’t quite fit with the asana and sequences of your class can alternatively cause cacophony for both you and your students. Join Elyce as you explore ways to create appropriate playlists, whether your classes are energetic or gentle, and everything in between. Attendees should have Spotify or iTunes on a Smart Phone, iPad, or laptop. Bring your device with you to this workshop.

MINDFULNESS MEDITATION & CRYSTAL SINGING BOWLS WITH CATHERINE EPSTEIN
Wed, Oct 24 at 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Soothe Your Soul with Singing Bowls! Join us for an evening of peace and relaxation. Give yourself the gift of mindfulness practice and let stress and tension melt away! No meditation experience necessary! Class is given by Catherine Epstein of Jewels of the Lotus, formerly of Sea Cliff - now located within Absolute Yoga Studio! Catherine is a Reiki Master and Transformational Life Coach, specializing in sound and vibrational healing work. Chairs and floor seating available.

YOGA FOR GRIEF: HEALING AND PEACE FOR ALL BODIES WITH OLGA LUCIA
Sun, Oct 28 at 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Grief is a normal part of life. Yoga for Grief is for anyone suffering a loss and experiencing the grief process. Grief can manifest in the emotional, mental, and, most notably, physical self. Through the practice of yoga and meditation, this workshop will facilitate healing and connection for both mind and body. This workshop will include a yoga class, meditation, and a reflection circle. The goal will be to learn how yoga and meditation can promote self-care, decrease stress, and create a sense of community.

ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE: AROMA RESTORATIVE YOGA WORKSHOP WITH DAWN PEER
Sat, Nov 2 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
“Gratitude makes sense of the past, brings peace for today, and creates vision for tomorrow" - Melody Beattie
When we restore, refresh, and renew our mind, body, and spirit with Restorative Yoga and Aromatherapy, we’re able to raise our vibration to be in alignment with goodness. Restorative Yoga is supported yoga postures that help relieve the effects of chronic stress. With the support of props, such as bolsters, blocks, blankets the body relaxes releases tension and the mind gets calm and peaceful.

YOGA, CREATIVITY & CRAFTS FOR CHILDREN WORKSHOP WITH TARA VENEZIA
Sat, Nov 10 at 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Practicing yoga is a wonderful way to inspire children to feel good about themselves and the world around them. Through physical movement and mindful thinking, it can help children build the self-confidence and focusing skills they need to navigate through their busy lives. It also serves as a beneficial tool to help guide them in opening up to their innate and natural creativity. Join us for an afternoon of yoga and creative fun. In this workshop, children will learn yoga poses inspired by the autumn season. We will then have fun creating with crafts designed to foster and develop their focusing skills. What a wonderful way to help children transition through this beautiful, changing time of the year. The class, for AGES 6-10, will be taught by Tara Venezia. Tara has 14 years of experience as a teaching assistant in grades K-5. She has developed and taught a Girl Scout yoga program. She has been trained as a children’s yoga teacher through Yogi Beans LLC. She also has training in Teaching Yoga to Children with Disabilities.

YOGI BEANS TWEEN YOGA TEACHER TRAINING WITH LAUREN CHAITOFF
Sat, Nov 17 - Sun, Nov 18 at 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Translating the Practice of Yoga into a Language Kids Understand and Enjoy! Investment: $375 / Early Bird: $325 (expires October 6)
For more information, visit yogibeans.com, email teachertraining@yogibeans.com or call 212-585-BEAN

CLASSICAL YOGA NIDRA WITH NANCY RICH
Wed, Nov 28 at 7:30pm - 9:00pm
For those who believe in the power and the beauty of their dreams, Classical Yoga Nidra is the perfect vehicle. The sessions are done laying down or sitting and are appropriate for EVERYONE, regardless of perceived limitation. Participants are guided into a profound, deep state of relaxed awareness, between awake and asleep, where they activate the forces of the universe that create the reality that they want to experience. Yoga Nidra allows us to heal deeply held patterns of energy in our bodies, manifest health and wellness, and consciously create whatever it is that we want to create for ourselves in this lifetime! Tap into your innate, unlimited potential to heal and to dream your life’s dreams into reality. Experience the peace and joy that you are.

WINTER MEDITATION & RESTORATIVE YOGA WORKSHOP WITH MARGARET JENNINGS
Fri, Dec 7 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Ease into seasonal changes with a calming restorative class. Just as our bodies have muscle memory, so does our mind and spirit. The more we practice deep relaxation, the more we can access a sense of peace when life brings us challenges. In this workshop, you will learn tools to build resiliency in managing anxiety and stress through easeful movement, supported rest, and a powerful meditation technique from master teacher Dandapani. What we cultivate on our mats follows us off the mat. You will leave feeling relaxed, refreshed and empowered to manage the stresses of life!

 


 

 

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