Schedule updates while Clear Yoga is being renovated.

A few weeks ago the roof on the building at Montgomery Row was damaged due to high winds.  Clear Yoga experienced significant damage to the floor and ceiling.  They are being repaired and replaced.  Our plan is to keep teaching.    Weekday classes are at Dream Studio, 5 Hook Road in Rhinebeck.  Saturday classes at at Sacred Space on Glen Pond Road in Red Hook.  Please bring props to these studios.


9.30-10.45am level 1 with Jess.  (Dream)

9-10.30am level 1/2 with Jess (Dream)
12.30-1.30pm Beginner class with Jess (Dream).

8.30-9.30am level 1 with Jess (Dream)

9.30-11am level 2 with Jess (Dream)
12.30-1.30pm beginner with Cher (Dream)

8.30-10.45am level 3 with Jess. March 31st: Pranayama from 10.20-11.20am. (Dream)
12.30-2pm level 1/2 with Cher. (Dream).


9.30-11am General level  with Jess(Sacred Space)

11.30-12.30pm Beginner with Jess (Sacred Space)

Directions to. Dream Studio:

From north:9G turn right onto Old Post Road at CJs Pizzeria just before the Rt. 9 and 9G intersection.  Take first right onto Hook Road.

From Red Hook, turn right at 9G interesection into Rt. 9G north and take a left onto Old Post Road by CJs Pizzeria and take first right.

From Rhinebeck on Rt 9: turn onto 9G north and take first left onto Old Post Road and then first right.

From 9G going north: turn left just after intersection to Rt 9 onto Old Post Road, Hook road is first road on right.

Directions to Sacred Space

On route 9 in Red Hook. Turn onto Firehouse Lane just by Rhinebeck Bank.  Take right onto Glen Pond Road. Take left to Sacred Space.

What is Iyengar Yoga?

The yoga of physical exercise comes under the heading of “hatha” yoga. Yoga masters have developed many styles of hatha yoga.

Iyengar yoga students named Iyengar yoga after Shri B.K.S. Iyengar of Pune, India.

Iyengar yoga is a vigorous approach that emphasizes a balance between strength, flexibility and endurance.

Iyengar Yoga utilizes precision in movement and attention to subtle aspects of posture and breath to develop self-awareness.

Iyengar Yoga is accessible to everyone regardless of age, ability, or physical limitations.

The intensity of Iyengar yoga comes from the mental attention required practicing the poses.

The Iyengar method is rich in it’s diversity of postures and has many therapeutic applications.

What can you expect from an Iyengar yoga class?

A safe, methodical progression of yoga postures
Technique – precision, alignment and awareness in performing the yoga postures
Sequencing to develop strength, flexibility, stamina, concentration and relaxation
Clear demonstration and explanation by well-qualified teachers
Individual correction and adjustment by the teacher when necessary

Teacher substitutes and class cancellations


Sheila Bunnell will be teaching all Jess’s classes from Tuesday February 28th to Saturday March 11th.

Check here, or Facebook, or at 845 876 6129, for details on class cancellations.

 Monthly Pranayama class

Last Friday of every month: 10.20-11.20am.  This class will take place directly after the level 3 class.

 February 24th, March 31st, April 28th, May 26th.

Coming up …

Sunday March 26th: Restorative and Asana e with Cher. 2-3.30pm at Dream Studio.

Sunday April 2nd: The Science of Ayurveda with Ami Hirschstein

Sunday April 30th: A workshop with Tori Milner.

Sunday June 4th:  Rajashree Tuppee from Pune India.

Save the Date: Manouso Manos.  July 14-16th.

Save the Date: Peter Scott November 11-12th.


Further Reading:

Read a 13 page article on lower back pain

Read this article by Patricia Walden and Jarvis Chen on Kriya Yoga

Read about inversion and the eyes