Events Duration Price
  • Spirit Boxing 1 hour 30 minutes $25.00 Book Now
    Empower yourself with a rigorous introduction to this archetypal, performative sport.

    Be prepared to sweat during this balanced and challenging workout: intention setting, jump rope cardio, sun salutation warm ups, the basics of shadow boxing (stance, footwork, punch combinations, defensive stance), partner drills, upper body / core conditioning, wrist therapy, asana, breath and relaxation.

    No experience necessary for this all level workshop. Bring sneakers to be worn indoors.

    Emily trained as an amateur boxer from 2005 to 2010, and was a 2x finalist in the New York Daily News Golden Gloves. She was an assistant coach with "Discovering Your Hidden Warrior," a yoga / boxing program at Kripalu in 2008 & 2009. She offers an integrated yogic approach to classic Western boxing taught by private sessions and group workshops for youth and adults, as well as within queer communities.
Wellness or Integrative Duration Price
  • Buddhist Studies 1 hour 15 minutes $15.00 Book Now
    November Buddhist Studies will focus on supporting the qualities of the heart. The six paramitas, or invaluable qualities, can help structure the application of practice in daily life. They include generosity, patience, discipline, diligence, determination, and wisdom. This course will explore how each one can relate to difficult conversations - both internally and with others.

    Third Root is holds a Secular Buddhist Studies Program on Monday nights with a talented pool of Buddhism and meditation teachers that resonate with the teaching styles and philosophy and style at Third Root! Each month will feature a pair of teachers for 4 consecutive Monday nights, and topics will change monthly. Each evening will feature a dharma talk, meditation, and a question and answer period.

    $15 suggested donation.
  • Healthy Feasting: Surviving and Enjoying the Holidays with Shweta Parmar 2 hours $25.00 Book Now
    Feel torn or challenged on how to be healthy during the holiday season? Feel disconnected during the festivities? Too stressful?

    Yes, healthy feasting IS possible and not an oxymoron! For many people, the holiday season can be joyous, stressful, emotional, fun, restful, hectic, lonely, flu-ish, relaxing, __________ (fill in what its like for you!) More often than not, it can be a time where you have even more on your plate – literally and figuratively – making food and life experiences harder to chew and digest! Eating healthy, yoga, exercising, restful sleep go out the window. This often results in feeling blah, heavy, moody, emotional, exhausted, lost. It doesn’t have to be like that! Ayurveda, ancient Indian healing wisdom & twin sister of Yoga, offers guidance for transforming such imbalances to easeful celebrating with yourself, family, and friends!!

    In this workshop, you will learn:

    1) An Overview of Ayurvedic theory & principles, focusing on understanding and feeling your Fire of Life (Agni)
    2) Simple, Practical Tips on Healthy Eating Habits at Potlucks
    3) Cultivating Mind-LESSness during Holiday Hecticness.
    4) Healthy Holiday Recipes (including Herbal Wine!) & for each dosha!
    5) Rejuvenation from Post-Holiday Fatigue

    Sliding Scale $18-35

    About the facilitator: Shweta Parmar’s mission to heal from polycystic kidney disease and her endless search for her True Self is driven by her reverence and love for Mother Nature, Ayurveda, Yoga and Universal Oneness. As an Ayurveda practitioner/ therapist of GutsierLiving, she supports people who eat organic and healthy and still feel like crap, regain lasting energy in their day to day. She is passionate of healing the planet by healing birthing as an AyurDoula of BabyTheMama. She has served as a former community organizer for immigrant rights issues, Programs Director at Edgar Cayce’s Association of Enlightenment NYC, and Ayurveda Center of Balance NYC.
  • Trans Health Forum: 'Mindfulness: Body Mind and Me' 4 hours $0.00 Book Now
    This forum is a platform for transgender identified healers and transgender community members to build and identify each other as a web of support to maintain wellness.

    - Guided Meditation: Mindfulness
    - Guest Speaker & Discussion
    - Yoga: Mindfulness, Movement & Me
    - Meet Greet & Connect: Practitioners & Community Support Services
    - Food & Refreshments(community raffle for ThirdRoot Service)

    MEDITATION & YOGA: Something to take home
    Participants will be led through the practice of mindfulness and becoming more present to self in order to come to the world through our best self (health, compassion, love, and gratitude)

    GUEST SPEAKER & DISCUSSION:
    This is an opportunity for participants to discuss what being sustainable in their health is all about (access, fears, successful experiences).
    From the perspective of a Transgender Practitioner the facilitator of the discussion will lead a discussion about what it means for community to seek health services in aresistant paradigm and how to support self in taking care of body spirit and mind through maintaining and sustain personal health

    MEET GREET & SERVICES
    Health Practitioners, Service Providers, and access toBrooklyn Agency resources will be available for participants to explore, ask questions and book appointments for treatment in the future.

    RAFFLES: 4 Lucky Winners Receive either a community acupuncture session or a Queer & Trans Community Yoga Class for FREE as a raffle to the participants of the day.
Yoga Duration Price
  • Basics 1 hour 15 minutes $15.00 Book Now
    Basics is a welcoming hatha class for those new to yoga. Gain familiarity with basic yoga poses (asana) and breath work (pranayama) through this supportive practice.
  • Basics 1 hour 30 minutes $15.00 Book Now
    Basics is a welcoming hatha class for those new to yoga. Gain familiarity with basic yoga poses (asana) and breath work (pranayama) through this supportive practice.
  • Beginner's Yoga 1 hour 15 minutes $15.00 Book Now
    Thoughtful, intelligent & safe, this on-going class guides beloved newbies through an introduction to yoga asana (poses), pranayama (breath), and sequencing.Yoga class etiquette and student/teacher relationship demystified! Students of all ages, levels and abilities are welcome to this slow moving class that speaks to the beginner's mind.
  • Core & Restore 1 hour 30 minutes $15.00 Book Now
    Core and Restore is an open-level class that utilizes core-targeted poses and exercises for the wellness of abs, internal organs, and the back. Long held poses and breath work for deep relaxation. Great for postnatal students and those with low back pain.
  • Gentle 1 hour 15 minutes $15.00 Book Now
    Gentle Yoga is a slow-paced, attentive, graceful hatha yoga class that moves through asana and is intended to create space in the mind and body. This non-strenuous class is useful for anyone just beginning yoga, for people with injuries or other physical ability differences, and anyone looking to release and
    relax.
  • Gifts to Self Yoga Class 2 hours $25.00 Book Now
    While holidays can bring festive cheer, wonderful food, and quality time with family and friends; at times, they also create experiences of stress, commercial expectations and frenzied emotions.It is during these moments that self-care through yoga and meditation can be especially beneficial. Why not give back to self as much as we give to others? This workshop offers ways to explore certain tender and subtle aspects of your practice: meditative pranayama/breathing, grounding asanas/postures, and time for reflection/observing practiced responses to stress/discomfort.

    Students are invited to bring a journal to record thoughts, feelings, or ideas for moving their practice forward.
    This is an opportunity to cultivate the transformation of yoga & self-care that can be a precious gift by itself.
  • Intermediate 1 hour 30 minutes $15.00 Book Now
    Intermediate is a blend of Hatha, Iyengar, and Vinyasa techniques, for those familiar with the poses, and are working to open and strengthen the body. We learn more demanding poses, such as inversions, arm-balances, longer holds and a more complex sequencing.
  • Intermediate / Advanced 1 hour 15 minutes $15.00 Book Now
    Intermediate/Advanced is a class for those with a long-standing yoga practice who wish to deepen their practice through more advanced inversions, binds, arm balances, meditation, and breath work.
  • Morning Flow 1 hour 30 minutes $15.00 Book Now

    Morning Flow is an open level class - which strives to simultaneously move and breathe the body and mind into awakening.Alignment instruction is delivered as an embodiment of the asana practice rather than as an addition. We’ll move in a steady stream, flowing into your day.
  • New Years Day Practice 2 hours $25.00 Book Now
  • Open 1 hour 15 minutes $15.00 Book Now
    ‘Open Level’ classes are Hatha Vinyasa where people of any yoga experience are welcome
  • Post-Thanksgiving Vinyasa Flow: Honoring Earth a Benefit Class 2 hours $25.00 Book Now
    Through a flowing asana practice, breathing, chanting, meditation and journaling, we will honor Mother Earth and the connection between all of us who share this planet.We will work to sink beneath the concrete and to put our roots in the dirt.In community we will acknowledge the ways we have hurt ourselves and the earth (both individually and collectively), we will honor where we are in the present moment, and we will create commitments and send out our prayers for more healing of our own body/mind/spirit and for the world.

    This is an open level class.Please bring a journal and a tea mug.
    $18 - $35 Sliding Scale 50% of the proceeds will be donated to Rising Youth for a Sustainable Earth (generationryse.org)
  • Pre / Post Natal Yoga 1 hour 30 minutes $15.00 Book Now
    Prenatal/Postnatal Yoga will support you through the journey of pregnancy and birth with modifications on common poses for your body and the baby within that you can bring into general classes as well.
  • Psoas Release Party! 4 hours $50.00 Book Now
    A free and happy psoas allows the body to move with peak efficiency and little strain. Your psoas muscle is the main hip flexor of the body and the main engine of walking. It is essentially responsible for holding us upright while standing. Issues with the psoas can lead to any number of problems throughout your body—both physical and emotional.
    Lower back pain and other joint discomfort as well as disturbances to the nervous system can be linked to the psoas.This is not a yoga class. You will spend the afternoon awakening, learning about andreleasing the Iliopsoas muscle group and understanding its core function within the body.
    Jonathan FitzGordon is author of Psoas Release Party! and creator of the CoreWalking Program. He is psoatically obsessed and thinks the psoas is the answer to any question about the body.

    $50 online, or $40-60 sliding scale in person. Community Health Scholars can direct inquiries about pricing to Geleni Fontaine at geleni@thirdroot.org.

    Jonathan has been practicing yoga since 1995 and has been teaching since 2000, having studied with some of the yoga community’s leading teachers. He owned and operated the Yoga Center of Brooklyn from 2001-2009 and created the CoreWalking Program in 2005 because walking is something we all do and walking correctly is an amazing way to bring positive change to our ageing bodies.
  • Queer & Trans Yoga 1 hour 15 minutes $15.00 Book Now
    Queer and Trans Yoga is a class specifically for LGBT community that leaves heterosexism and transphobia outside the classroom and allows for you to be fully present and embodied. This class builds community as we create space fo reach other and all of our different bodies and genders.
  • Queer & Trans Yoga 1 hour 30 minutes $15.00 Book Now
    Queer and Trans Yoga is a class specifically for LGBT community that leaves heterosexism and transphobia outside the classroom and allows for you to be fully present and embodied. This class builds community as we create space for each other and all of our different bodies and genders.
  • Restorative 1 hour 15 minutes $15.00 Book Now
    What could be more challenging in
    NYC than breathing deep and staying
    with that breath? Challenge yourself
    to restore. This class is a series of hip,
    heart, and neck openers, emphasiz-
    ing breathing through the spine and
    strengthening the core for folks who
    sit a lot.
  • Self-Massage: Movement and Myofascial Release with/Alicia Ohs 3 hours $40.00 Book Now
    Cost: $40 advance registration/$45 day of (includes $5 materials fee)

    Learn simples stretches and deep-tissue release techniques for a deeper sense of relaxation. Through yoga you will learn to warm up the body; through self-massage and “ball rolling” you will release tension in the muscles, freeing oxygen and blood flow. Expect to feel relief in the hips, shoulders, and back. All with simple household items to take home!

    About the Facilitator:

    Alicia Ohs has been practicing yoga for over 15 years and teaching for 9. She certified through OM Yoga in 2005, and studied as an advanced anatomy student with Leslie Kaminoff, author of ‘Yoga Anatomy’ and founder of The Breathing Project, NYC. She taught at Sadhana and Satya in upstate New York from 2006-2007.

    In the last few years, Alicia has geared her teaching practice towards working with activists, artists and those dealing with injury. She teaches workshops in anatomy awareness, self-care and personal empowerment through yoga at Third Root Community Health Center, The Audre Lorde Project, and The Leadership Program. She still loves the pool-o-sweat on the mat practice and dips her toe in the power Vinyasa waters by taking and subbing classes at Kula Yoga Project.

    Alicia considers yoga a healing technique that all people should have access to regardless of age, race and class. She has taught in California, New Mexico and throughout New York, from privates to prison.

    Alicia holds a BFA in Experimental Theatre from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. She works as a professional dancer and theatre artist, currently as a collaborating and performing member of Faye Driscoll Dance Group.
  • Stand Up! Demystifying Handstands and Other Inversions 1 hour 30 minutes $18.00 Book Now
    Are you curious about inversions? Do you get panicky whenever the teacher announces "If you have an inversion practice . . . "?Inversions are fun, empowering and incredibly powerful.They are also terrifying for beginners and if approached incorrectly, potentially dangerous.In this workshop we will break down inversions to their basic elements and explore exercises to make our inversions safe and fun!We will focus on the principal yoga inversions including handstand, headstand and shoulderstand.Whether you are brand new to inversions, or have an established practice, this workshop will help you gain confidence and practical skills to take it to the next level.
  • Sunrise 1 hour 15 minutes $15.00 Book Now
    Bring in a beautiful new day with yoga! We’ll start this short ‘n sweet session with kriyas to cleanse the system, pranayam (breath control) to lift the spirits, and meditative rounds of Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutations) to warm the body. Heart-opening flows and grounding postures form the core of the class, which ends in a 10 minute meditation to ensure you’re ready for anything the day brings you.
  • TANGO for absolute beginners & PARTNER YOGA 2 hours $25.00 Book Now
    Both Partner Yoga and Traditional Argentine Tango
    are practices shared by two people that are relaxing, exhilarating and just plain fun.
    We will start off with a basic series of individual and partner yoga exercises,
    learning to breath and stretch in tandem with a friend to get more out of your yoga practice. We will then build up to a basic lesson in the fundamental elements of tango,
    including musicality, the embrace, lead, follow, and improvisation.

    This class is for absolute beginners—dancers and non-movers alike!
    Come on your own or bring a friend to practice with you!
  • Turn! Turn! Turn! A Time to Learn ... Chakras 1 hour 15 minutes $18.00 Book Now
    This is a lecture based workshop on the 7 primary chakras. We'll explore the elements, sacred vibrations, and emotional / physical qualities of each chakra. You'll also learn what are considered excesses and deficits of each plexus as they relate to our emotional landscape & personal history, which can be a powerful self-diagnostic tool for one's own healing journey & overall well-being.
  • Turn! Turn! Turn! Winter Solstice Salutations 1 hour 30 minutes $20.00 Book Now
    Move through a somatic mapping experience from ground to crown in this Winter Solstice Salutation Flow. We'll practice Surya Namaskar sequentially through the chakra system to balance mind and body as the season turns. This open level yoga practice is not recommended for beginners.
  • Turn! Turn! Turn! Yoga Nidra 45 minutes $12.00 Book Now
    This Winter Solstice Yoga Nidra (psychic sleep) is a deeply restorative practice. We will incorporate chakra visualization & intention setting for 2015.
  • Winter Solstice Salutations 1 hour 15 minutes $25.00 Book Now
    Welcome the Winter Solstice with this ritual practice of Sun Salutations in flowing repetitions divisible by the auspicious number 108.
  • Yoga en Español 1 hour 15 minutes $15.00 Book Now
    Clase abierta dictada completamente en espanol.
    Es una clasebasada en alineamiento preciso en la que fluiras con gracia de una postura a la otra, conectandote con los ritmos naturales del cuerpo y estableciendo una conexionintima con la esencia de tu Ser. La atencion al alineamiento facilitara la fluidez energetica y de respiracion, creando un ambiente ideal para ganar mas flexibilidad, tonificar los musculos y elevar tu nivel de conocimiento para incluir todos los aspectos de tu Ser y la esencia de la cual se manifiestan.


    Open level class taught fully in Spanish.
    An alignment based graceful flow that will connect you to the natural rhythms and innate wisdom of your body while establishing an intimate connection with the source of your being. The precise alignment cues will allow you to experience a deeper breath and energy flow, creating a suitable environment to gain more flexibility, strength and heighten your awareness to include al aspects of your Self and the essence from which they manifest.
  • Yoga for Abundant Bodies 1 hour 15 minutes $15.00 Book Now
    Welcome to a yoga class specially designed to celebrate practitioners of all shapes and sizes. Using empathy, respect and a few yoga props, we’ll be exploring yogic techniques in a warm safe space.
  • Yoga for All: Diversity Training for Yoga Teacher 3 hours $50.00 Book Now
    This is a workshop for certified yoga teachers and those currently engaged in a 200-hour training that seek more skills in working across varied communities. We will include basic definitions of forms of discrimination, stories of harm caused by unskillful teachers in a yoga classroom, reflection on the experiences that each of us bring into the room, and a discussion of 'best practices' when working with various communities outside of our own.
    Come to this workshop if:
    -Yoga informs how you show up in the world, and you dream of seeing it practiced and offered more broadly across humanity
    -You want to see yoga as a practice and expression ofjustice
    -You crave more skills to engage your students of many backgrounds and experiences
    -You feel frustrated by who is often in the yoga classroom, and who is not
  • Yoga for Survivors: Exploring Embodiment and Transformation 1 hour 45 minutes $35.00 Book Now
  • Yoga for Your Back 1 hour 30 minutes $15.00 Book Now
    Nourish a positive relationship with your back in this therapeutic yoga class designed especially for chronic back concerns. We will strengthen the core and supporting muscle groups, increase range of motion, improve posture, and draw awareness to the inner-healer through breath control (pranayam) and meditation (dhyana). Whether you’re recovering from a specific injury, have “desk neck,” or simply prefer a gentle & healing yoga class, all are welcome to Yoga for Your Back.
  • Yoga Nidra - Chakra Visualization 1 hour $25.00 Book Now
    Yoga Nidra (psychic sleep) that incorporates intention setting for 2015. Chakra visualization will be used during this deeply restorative practice.
  • Yoga Practice of Gratitude 2 hours $25.00 Book Now
    This time of year can bring a host of emotions, habits and conflicting narratives in our lives which we sometimes bring into our yoga practice. While this is a natural human experience, it can be overwhelming, and at times, difficult to navigate. This yoga workshop on gratitude is designed to expand the simplicity of mindfulness in practice that connects us to our truths on and off of our mats. The intention is to appreciate simply being in what is and connecting to a grounding practice: long sun salutations, standing postures, seated and supine poses followed by a deeply guided meditation. In this 2-hour session, students are invited to tap into their own sense of gratitude through pranayama (breath awareness), asanas (physically expansive movements), and quiet meditation (internal awareness of energy held in peace & stillness).

    $18-$35 Sliding Scale 50% of the proceeds will be donated to Rising Youth for a Sustainable Earth (generationryse.org)
Packages Duration Price
  • 10 Class Yoga Card 0 $120.00 Book Now
    Expires 90 days from first use
  • 20 Class Yoga Card 0 $220.00 Book Now
    Expires 180 days from first use
  • Community Acupuncture 6 Session Card 0 $100.00 Book Now
    Expires 60 days from purchase.
  • New Student Special 0 $27.00 Book Now
    For first time yoga students only. Expires 30 days from first use.
  • Turn! Turn! Turn! A Time to Learn ... Chakras Half-Day Workshop 3 hours 30 minutes $42.00 Book Now
    Sign up for all 3 parts of Emily's Chakra Workshop.
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