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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.
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Upcoming Workshops & Class Schedule
 

alleviating depression: mood balancing with yoga therapy & ayurveda
sAturday, november 3

4-6pm/The Living seed
$35 / View PDF

Yoga and Ayurveda have clinically proven methods that help alleviate depression and create balance in the mind, body, soul and senses. In this workshop you will do yoga poses that have been medically tested to improve mood. We will discuss how diet and lifestyle effects your emotions. You will learn simple ways to help you feel more motivated, happy and alive.

back care basic:yoga therapy for a healthy back
Sunday, november 4, 3-5pm/hVhc
$45advance / View PDF

GOT BACK PAIN?

Learn tools to heal your back.  Unlock patterns and chronically held tension while re-educating your body in healthy alignment.

"My back surgery years ago, only reduced the frequency of my sciatic pain. At the recommendation of my physical therapist, I decided to give YOGA a chance. My friends suggested Ami and they were right. Ami's straightforward approach to daily stretching for only 15 minutes not only stopped my pain, but also gives me extra energy." -Ken W.

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intro to ayurveda
saturday, november 10

1-3PM/Whole Sky Yoga
price $25

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Ayurveda is the ancient healing science of India and sister science to yoga. Based on a five elemental theory, Ayurveda works on creating balance through diet and lifestyle. It considers each person a unique combination of the five elements and gives lifestyle tools accordingly. Come learn about your dosha and Ayurvedic self care techniques.

 

Ami's yoga class schedule
FALL 2018

Here you will find my regular teaching schedule at The Living Seed Yoga & Holistic Health Center, New Paltz. Look for my workshops at Hudson Valley Healing Center, Poughkeepsie and at Whole Sky Yoga, Stone Ridge.

 
 
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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.