For the fun of it, I have climbed Bald Mountain at least once each of my thirteen summers in Maine…….Until late this summer, climbing Bald seemed optional—a nice thing to do, but not something I HAD to do. Continue reading
Welcome to Karen Sheingold Yoga
Offering classes, individual instruction and workshops
“The class I attended with my sister, brother, daughter and niece was a highlight of my Rangeley week. We all loved it! Everyone had very specific positive comments about how they felt afterwards.
My brother felt taller and… stood up straighter in his 6’5” frame! My sister’s troublesome hip and ankle were greatly relieved of discomfort. My niece said she was breathing easier. My daughter reported feeling ‘more alive!’ I appreciated feeling more connected with my authentic self, always a challenge in the midst of family time.
We all enjoyed your humor and how relatable you made the practice to such a wide range of students. You make it look easy! THANK YOU!”
Kim Chandler, Director, Innerlight Yoga, Newport, RI
“I started taking Karen’s yoga classes regularly when I started chemotherapy for breast cancer. I continued going twice a week thoughout my chemotherapy and during the many weeks of radiation therapy……Karen’s classes have become a wonderful spiritual and physical practice that I am continuing to enjoy now that my treatment is over….I always feel invigorated and happy when I leave. ”
Amy E. Kahn, Psy.D, Amherst, MA
“Yoga?! Are you kidding? I’m 70 years old and retiring. You seriously think there’s a rosy future for these sedentary old muscles? Well, that was two years and it seems like a lifetime ago. How did I make it to 70 without yoga and without Karen?”
Gail Perlman, Northampton, MA
“Karen is an extraordinary teacher and her alignment-based style of teaching has had profound benefits for me…last summer I was able to raise my arm straight up for the first time in 12 years. Later I realized I was clapping joyfully at a concert…”
Farnsworth Lobenstine, Amherst, MA
As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, all of my yoga classes and private sessions are virtual.
As different as this summer is from any you have known, notice the many signs of nature, of new life, of seasonal changes. Summer can still be summer. You can still be you. And your yoga practice can still help you move deeply, practicing in your own space, outdoors or online. Stay safe and well.
Gentle Yoga continues via Zoom
MONDAYS, 9-10 am
THURSDAYS, 11 am to noon