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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...
Popular 'Kosher' Yoga and Fitness Studio in Crown Heights

Popular ‘Kosher’ Yoga and Fitness Studio in Crown Heights

Sarede Switzer, a guru in “kosher” yoga, runs a successful yoga and fitness studio in Crown Heights, NY with a mostly religious, female client base. “The majority of my clientele are Jewish religious women who don’t feel so comfortable going to a regular yoga studio, where it’s a mixed class or a religious element like...
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...
Jewish Meditation Class in Jerusalem

Jewish Meditation Class in Jerusalem

Don’t miss this weekly Jewish Meditation Class in Jerusalem at The Shalev Center for Jewish Personal Growth. Cultivating awareness and introspection is the foundation for any kind of personal growth work, especially yoga. This is a unique weekly opportunity to quite down and re-connect with yourself and with G-d. Class is facilitated by Rabbi Hillel...
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...
Torah Yoga Retreat, Feb 2013

Torah Yoga Retreat, Feb 2013

We’re thrilled to share the news of a forthcoming Torah Yoga retreat led by Diane Bloomfield. If you don’t already own a copy of Diane’s book, then buy one! No Jewish Yogish bookshelf is complete without one. Here’s the link to the retreat, with some more information below- http://isabellafreedman.org/torahyoga All-inclusive 5-night stay presented in partnership...
We won an award!

We won an award!

We are thrilled to receive our first web award! The folks at Snippetfact have given us an award for the information that is on Jewishyoganetwork.org – and the way that we strive to provide quality writing that will inform and enlighten readers. Thank you for being part of our community, and please continue to contribute...
Jewish meditation retreat

Jewish meditation retreat

‘Tis the season to get silent! There’s a Jewish meditation retreat in Israel run by the Shalev centre – a charming couple – with an opportunity for people to get still, centered and grounded. Forget your greasy doughnuts and latkes – this is going to be a healthy Chanukah in the hills of the Galilee....