Urban Yoga Foundation: Hatha Yoga in an Urban Sanctuary

Hatha Yoga in an Urban Sanctuary

Brooklyn, United States

Urban Yoga Foundation

Non-profit organization

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Urban Yoga Foundation is a nonprofit organization that educates and empowers communities to be proactive about issues affecting their health.

Tour Highlights

  • Move through the poses of hatha yoga while supporting efforts to bring the mindfulness of yoga to underserved students.
  • Balance mind and body in an intimate urban sanctuary.
  • Strengthen your core muscles and engage in a challenging yet peaceful workout.

Revenue is invested in bringing yoga and accessible health resources to underserved students in New York City.

Tour Details

  • Duration

    1 hour

  • Difficulty

    Easy (short walking distances, low or no physical effort)

  • Clothing & Equipment

    Loose, comfortable clothing

Tour Description

Escape the hustle and bustle of Manhattan with a relaxing hatha yoga workshop. Hatha yoga - the basis of all yoga systems - attempts to balance mind and body via physical postures or “asanas,” purification practices, controlled breathing, relaxation, and meditation. With the help of your instructor, calm your mind, strengthen your body, and achieve a meaningful experience. Rejuvenate with wellness activities like mindful meditation and body drumming. Listen to meditative music and relax in a peaceful atmosphere. Revenue from this experience will be invested in outreach programs that instill the benefits of mindfulness, yoga practice, and holistic healing in the diverse communities of NYC, helping young students manage stress and maintain health consciousness.

Please note that comfortable clothing you can move in is required for this activity. Yoga mats can also be provided for an additional cost.

Vetted & Visited By

Ribbon ambassador
Chris Blatchly
October 22, 2016

1 Visitor Review

    Kelly ●  Jan 31, 2018

    I had a great morning yoga class with Urban Yoga Foundation! The instructor, Boo, was very friendly and incredibly knowledgeable. The atmosphere of the class was supportive, peaceful, and relaxing. A yoga novice myself, the class was fun and made me want to continue and improve my skills! Knowing the money is going to a great cause was the cherry on top :)

Tour Start Address

380 Macdonough Street, Brooklyn, New York, United States

More About Urban Yoga Foundation


To provide underserved students and the greater community with the language, yoga poses, breathing and mindfulness techniques that enable personal growth, character development, and creative self-expression.

Main Programs

  • Teacher training

  • Urban Sanctuary

  • Corporate programs

  • School programs

  • Studio classes/workshops

  • Weekend retreats

Awards & Recognition

BELL: Building Educated Leaders for Life
West Harlem Development Corporation
American Cancer Society