Classes & Workshops

Weekly public classes at Heartspace Troy

Tuesdays at 5:45pm Tantra Vinyasa is a complete hatha practice weaving philosophy, asana, pranayama, and meditation. More advanced postures and pranayama, bandha and mudra may also be explored. For advanced beginners.

Wednesdays at 9am With Hatha Yoga you will develop flexibility, strength and balance with an emphasis on alignment and energetic balancing. Class offers a broad range of asana, breathing and restorative postures.

Master Classes

9:00 – 11:00 am

Heartspace Yoga, Albany, NY


September 16th 

October 7th 

November 4th

Yoga for Young Ones

Weekend Immersion and Training

Friday August 18, 5:30pm-8:00pm – Saturday August 19, 12:30pm-6pm – Sunday August 20, 9am-4pm
Lilananada Yoga Glenville NY

Learn techniques to share the gift of yoga with children.

Yoga is a fun, gentle way for kids to build a lifelong foundation for well being. It cultivates strong healthy bodies, and an increased ability focus, reflect and relax. There isn’t a better time to share this healing art with our future!

This unique, creative movement program focuses on cooperation, not competition, imagination and respect for Self and the beings with whom we share this glorious planet.

This workshop is eligible for Yoga Alliance Continuing Ed credits 

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Yoga Vidya Teacher Training Open House

Friday Aug 25th
6pm – 7:30pm
Heartspace Albany
Join Lauren Toolin, faculty and students for a free hatha yoga class followed by tea and Q&A. Sample just a few of the techniques you’ll be learning as a student of Yoga Vidya and get your questions answered by experienced practitioners.
If you’ve been on the fence about a training bring your questions. There are weekend and weekday options with just a few spaces left in each.

Not only does Lauren offer the baseline in yoga teacher trainings with her 200 hour program, she also offers continuing education so once you achieve your registration through the national governing body of yoga teachers, the Yoga Alliance, you’ll have the tools to keep it, with regular practice, teaching and education. When you’re ready, sign up for Yoga Vidya’s Advance Yoga Teacher Training program to become a 500 hour yoga teacher.



The Basics and Beyond

Saturday August 26 – Saturday August 27, 2017
Heartspace Albany

Take your knowledge of Ayurveda to the next level. This course is for those who have a familiarity with Ayurveda. We will review the basics of ayurvedic philosophy, dosha and lifestyle as a basis for deeper exploration of the science including psychology, physiology, diet and hatha practices for balance and vigor.

This workshop is eligible for Yoga Alliance Continuing Ed credits  

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7th Annual Women’s Liberation Festival

Sunday September 24th, 2017
9am -5pm
Stablegate Farm
Castleton-on-Hudson, NY
Join Lauren Toolin and special guests for a day of discovery and joyful liberation! We’ll explore what it means to be a fully realized woman and engage the world with all our beauty and power. This day is about creating a sacred, playful sanctuary for you to validate and give voice to power and joy and awaken your dormant Goddess.
Your day includes Lauren’s famous Embodying the Goddess Yoga, an Empowered Communication PlayShop with Meg Affonso and Divine Feminine Circle time with shaman and healer Shari Parslow, a fabulous lunch and so much more…
Two work study positions (@50% tuition) available

Ayurveda and Women’s Health Series

Tuesdays October 17 – November 14th
10am – 12pm
Lotus Wellness
1813 5th Ave Troy, NY
This special series offers an in-depth view into how the sister sciences of Yoga and Ayurveda can foster optimal health for women. We will lay a framework for deep nourishment at all levels: nutritional, hormonal, emotional and spiritual.  We will practice yoga, explore the ages and stages of womanhood from an Ayurvedic perspective and learn to incorporate daily routine and ritual that will keep us luscious, healthy and thriving!  

Includes a special session on ayurvedic skin care with expert Barbara Ritrovato for eliminating toxins and caring for yourself from the outside in, as well as inside out.

 $148 includes classes plus a Personalized Ayurvedic Kit