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Teaching at O2 Since: 2015 Jemila’s Thoughts on Eka Pada Raja Kapotasana: “One time at my old studio in NYC I tried to keep up with the lady next to me, and we got pretty deep in the weeds on this pose, and I felt a snap-pop-pinch in my low back (which is bad) and realized I was letting my ego guide me, so I backed out. From child’s pose, I peeked over to see what other amazing feats this woman could perform. And...

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“You all know that I have a passion for yoga. I love what I do and truly believe that I am part of a growing energetic movement to make people (including myself) calmer, more peaceful, happier, and healthier. My passion for yoga doesn’t stop when I step off my mat or out from the front of a class. Instead, yoga spills into everything in my life including what I eat and feed to family and friends, what I buy, and how I...

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Teaching at O2 Since: 2012 Kate’s Thoughts on Eka Pada Raja Kapotasana: “Love love love Eka Pada Raja Kapotasana.  I’m a huge sucker for backbends and heart openers, and when combined with some hip flexor and shoulder opening, I’m in heaven.  It’s such a perfect pose for this time of year when the weather starts to change and things get hectic — we get a little stressed out and tend to...

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The ABC’s of Gift Cards

The ABC’s of Gift Cards


Posted By on Oct 29, 2017 in News and Deals |

So you’ve got O2 Yogis on your gift list and you’d like to purchase a gift card.  We think that’s a great!  We put together this handy “cheat sheet” to help you navigate the steps to make this dream come true. To begin, click here and you will see this:   From the drop down menu, select the appropriate gift card you’d like to purchase.  During the holidays, we often have some special gift card...

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Teaching at O2 Since: 2015 Melissa’s Thoughts on Bird of Paradise: “In Sanskrit, the pose is called Svarga Dvijasana. Dvija means ‘twice born’ and Svarga means ‘paradise.’ The pose is designed to emulate the shape of the tropical flower Bird of Paradise, fostering a sense of renewal within the body. It’s beautiful to watch a student come into the full expression of this pose. So much is...

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Teaching at O2 Since: 2012 Erika’s Thoughts on Bird of Paradise: “Bird of Paradise is a challenging pose for my body. My hips and shoulders are on the tighter side, so I need a lot of preparatory poses in order to safely get into it. Of course, because it’s hard, it’s exactly the sort of pose I need to incorporate into my practice. Working towards challenging poses helps to push us beyond our comfort zones and make us into...

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