1 Guilles Lane
Woodbury, NY 11797
 
516.682.9642
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Anusara Inspired Level 1


This class is taught by:

Leslie Luft

Leslie is the owner and director of Absolute Yoga and an E-RYT 500 Yoga Alliance registered instructor. Prior to opening the studio and becoming a full-time yoga instructor and practitioner, Leslie spent 20 years working as a corporate/securities attorney in New York City and Long Island. When the stress of her career and the commute, together with her full time job as a mom to her two children, became overwhelming, she turned to yoga, which she had dabbled with on and off in college. Enjoying the many benefits that yoga had to offer her, she was inspired to get her teaching certification and bring the gift of yoga to others. Leslie received her 200 hour Yoga Alliance certification in ISHTA Yoga. Developed by Guru Alan Finger, ISHTA yoga is a modern, dynamic distillation of spiritual traditions which allows you to develop a personal yoga practice that meets your individual needs. Leslie has continued her studies in various styles of yoga, including Anusara™ yoga and is an Anusara™-inspired instructor. She has her 500 hour Yoga Alliance teaching certification from the Long Island Yoga School. She brings to her classes the benefits of each of these various styles, combining emphasis on the breath, with precise alignment, in a dynamic Anusara™ inspired sequence, encouraging her students to open not only their bodies and their mind, but also their hearts. She also has a certification in Pre-Natal yoga. Leslie credits her husband with encouraging her to follow her heart on her yogic journey and share her joy with others in the studio. She is thankful to all of her teachers who have inspired her and given her guidance over the years.
Based on the powerful Hatha yoga system founded by John Friend, that unifies a unique and elegant system of physical alignment with heart-oriented spiritual philosophy. This Level 1 class is designed for those who are new to yoga or who want to review the fundamentals. Level 1 classes are taught at a slower pace to allow you to experience postures fully and to learn to incorporate modifications appropriate for your abilities and limitations.

Upcoming classes:

  • Mon Jun 26 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Leslie Luft
  • Wed Jun 28 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm with Leslie Luft
  • Fri Jun 30 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Leslie Luft
  • Mon Jul 03 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Leslie Luft
  • Wed Jul 05 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm with Leslie Luft
  • Fri Jul 07 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Leslie Luft
  • Mon Jul 10 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Leslie Luft
  • Wed Jul 12 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm with Leslie Luft
  • Fri Jul 14 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Leslie Luft
  • Mon Jul 17 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Leslie Luft
  • Wed Jul 19 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm with Leslie Luft
  • Fri Jul 21 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Leslie Luft
  • Mon Jul 24 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Leslie Luft
  • Wed Jul 26 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm with Leslie Luft
  • Fri Jul 28 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Leslie Luft
  • Mon Jul 31 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Leslie Luft
  • Wed Aug 02 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm with Leslie Luft
  • Fri Aug 04 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Leslie Luft
  • Mon Aug 07 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Leslie Luft
  • Wed Aug 09 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm with Leslie Luft