Yoga Therapy • Ayurvedic Consultations • Workshops

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Yoga Therapy

You deserve to be pain free. Learn how to refine your alignment and how to use your practice to create balance. Ami offers Private Yoga Sessions, Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy, Private Group Yoga, Lifestyle Consultations and Stress Reduction Seminars.


Ayurvedic Wellness Consultations

As the seasons change, as we age, as we experience emotional shifts, Ayurveda works to helps us to find and maintain our equilibrium.  Its primary method of promoting health and longevity is through diet and lifestyle.  Ayurveda also works with herbs, massage and cleansing techniques to help us heal.


Upcoming Workshops & Class Schedule


BEtter Sleep & more Energy
Thursday, june 28, 6-8pm
$25 / View PDF

Do you have insomnia or sleep difficulties?
Do you wake up feeling tired or have low energy?

In this course you will:

  • Understand how your hormones contribute to lack of energy and sleep disturbances.
  • Learn relaxation techniques to soothe your nervous system.
  • Understand how diet and lifestyle effects sleep and energy.
  • Learn simple steps to sleep more soundly and have more energy!

SPRING INTO BALANCE: yoga Kriyas & Ayurveda
with Ami and Carissa
Saturday, May 12th, 3:00-5:30pm
$45 / View PDF

In the spring season we need to lighten up, purify our organs and shake off our winter inactivity! This workshop incorporates Yogic Kriyas (internal cleansing), self-massage, Pranayama, Asanas, talk and discussion. Includes detoxifying teas and digestive elixir samples.


SATURDAY, MAY 12TH, 3:00-6:00PM


Spring is the ideal time to let go of toxins. Learn a daily Ayurvedic regiment, Dinacarya, to gain better health and immunity. Join together with others in support to "clean house" through: cleansing diet, dinacarya, asana, pranayama and meditation. We will learn how to create balance for our unique system and create more vitality. Recipes, a shopping list and all instructions for cleansing will be provided. A dosha questioneer and Ayurvedic mini-consult is included. Mini consult sessions are by appointment with Ami. To schedule, please call 845-532-4167. *Please note: This cleanse is designed in conjunction with Ami & Carisa's upcoming Spring Into Balance: Yogic Kriyas and Ayurveda Workshop on Saturday, May 12th. If you have already taken Ami's Ayurvedic workshops you can choose to omit the workshop.VIEW PDF FLYER

Ami's yoga class schedule
winter/spring 2018

Here you will find my regular teaching schedule at The Living Seed Yoga & Holistic Health Center, New Paltz and Hudson Valley Healing Center, Poughkeepsie.


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Ami Jayaprada Hirschstein, AHC, C-IAYT

Ami Jayaprada Hirschstein is a Certified Ayurvedic Health Counselor and Yoga Therapist. She founded and directed two New Paltz Yoga studios: Jai Ma Yoga Center from 1999-2015 and YogAlive 2015-2017. Ami has received teaching certifications as an Anusara Yoga and Kripalu Yoga Teacher and Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapist. She has been teaching holistic healing and yoga since 1995.

Ami is a Certified Ayurvedic Health Counselor with the Kripalu School of Ayurveda. She belongs to the International Association of Yoga Therapists. Ami has been leading Yoga Teacher Trainings since 2001. 

Ami specializes in therapeutic yoga, teaching her students how to come into alignment, eliminate pain and deepen their practice. Her classes inspire and empower students to embrace life more fully. Ami works with clients to create balance and health through diet and lifestyle. The body, mind, senses and spirit all shape a person’s sense of well-being.  Ami’s holistic approach works with all these aspects to guide her clients and students to make life changing shifts.  Ami helps her clients stay on track by working with them to set and achieve goals.

She is the author of “108 Yoga Poses” and her articles been featured in several publications, such as Mountain Bike Magazine. Ami has studied meditation, Ayurveda, energy work, Sanskrit, philosophy and various forms of Yoga throughout the US and India.