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The Yoga of Rosh Chodesh

The Yoga of Rosh Chodesh

BY KEREN ELIEZAR kerenoryoga.wordpress.com February 1st of 2014 coincides with Rosh Chodesh of Adar I. Adar I is the added month that balances the Jewish calendar on its solar-lunar cycle verifying that the appropriate months align with the correct seasons. It precedes Adar II, the time of the joyous celebration of Purim. Together, these two...
JW3 Yoga Launch, UK

JW3 Yoga Launch, UK

Estelle Eugene organised a Jewish day of yoga at JW3, the ground-breaking new JCC in North London (for the non-British, the name JW3 is a play on the postal code NW3 for North West London…). Estelle writes that it was “a most enjoyable Jewish Yoga Network Day on Sunday at the new JW3 Centre in...
Jewish Yoga Day in London!

Jewish Yoga Day in London!

We are thrilled to announce the Jewish Yoga Network’s next yoga day at the exciting new JCC in London, JW3. ========> CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR TICKET AND DISCOVER MORE!!! Wonderful, exhilarating, liberating yoga with first-rate teachers and the opportunity to explore how Judaism can blend with and enhance the practice of both. 10AM –...
Art, Dance, Israel & Ecology

Art, Dance, Israel & Ecology

Filmmaker Stacey Menchel is launching an excellent film project that explores art, dance and ecology within Israel. It’s a project that touches the heart of the Jewish Yoga Network, as we continue to explore the interplay between tradition, culture and physical expression. Here’s some more information about the project below and check out the link...
The Task of Teaching Yoga to the already Spiritually Enlightened

The Task of Teaching Yoga to the already Spiritually Enlightened

by Gina Dimant of Ahava Yoga (ahavayoga.blogspot.com) Stepping into a room of Jewish women is thrilling- it is like being in the middle of a fire works show. Every mind is so full, open and has room for more. They have been served the appetizer and main course of mysticism and growth that Judaism has...
Shabbasana, Practicing Yoga As You Usher In The Sabbath

Shabbasana, Practicing Yoga As You Usher In The Sabbath

There’s cool things afoot in Washington – Check out this article from http://www.shalomlife.com/health/19782/exclusive-shabbasana-practicing-yoga-as-you-usher-in-the-sabbath/ _______ Shalom Life chats with Greg Marzullo, whose Yoga for Shabbat initiative is catching on in Washington, DCBy: Daniel Koren Published: July 8th, 2013 Yoga may have become a commonplace enterprise since expanding into Western culture, but let us not forget that...
Yoga for 9 Days

Yoga for 9 Days

Friends, here are some thoughts on yoga for Tisha B’Av and during the nine days. It was a response to a question posted on our Facebook page by Rachel Leah Bello of http://goldenpathnurse.wordpress.com/ ******* One temple was destroyed because if sinaat chinam – hate… Relationship from one person to another. The other temple was destroyed...
Torah Yoga Summer 2013

Torah Yoga Summer 2013

Entering Sarah’s Tent: A Preparation for Rosh Hashanah http://isabellafreedman.org/torahyoga Monday, July 22 – Sunday, July 28, 2013 Experience the wonder of Torah study and the groundedness of yoga practice with Diane Bloomfield, whose teachings spring forth from her own deep learning in Jerusalem. This 6-day course is part of an ongoing series of Torah Yoga...
JYN panel in Los Angeles

JYN panel in Los Angeles

The Jewish Yoga Network was delighted to sponsor a yoga panel in Los Angeles featuring some of our Los Angeles-based teachers. Ida Unger reports from the Kalsman Week of Jewish Wisdom and Healing April 22 & April 26. http://jewishwisdomandwellness.org/about/ During the JYN sponsored panel for the Kalman Institute’s Week of Jewish Wisdom and Healing, four...
Beit Shemesh Asana

Beit Shemesh Asana

Orthodox yoga teacher Avraham Kohlberg leads a yoga class in the city of Beit Shemesh, Israel on April 5. Sending out a big Shalom to Avraham… As seen on
Jewish Yoga Network event in Beverly Hills!

Jewish Yoga Network event in Beverly Hills!

Thanks to the work of Ida Unger, the Jewish Yoga Network is thrilled to co-sponsor an event in Beverly Hills. Is Yoga Kosher? Why These Jews Stand on Their Heads Hosted by Jewish Yoga Network Place: Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills, 8844 Burton Way, Beverly Hills, CA, 90211 Date: Monday, April 22, 2013 Time: Dinner...
Torah Yoga Masterclass in Manhattan

Torah Yoga Masterclass in Manhattan

Torah Yoga author Diane Bloomfield is visiting NYC for a one-off Masterclass! This is not-to-be-missed for the yogish folk in the Big Apple – check it out… The great 19th-century hassidic Rebbe known as the Sfat Emet teaches that ‘the Torah is engraved in the body of a person, only it is hidden.’ Through the...