For those who recognize their role in health and self-improvement:

We provide: down-to-earth Yoga programs for all levels of practice, Meditation & Mindfulness training for groups & corporations, Meditative Body-Centered Psychotherapy.

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“My approach has a balanced focus, on wellness and health. The difficult Asana (hatha yoga posture) is not the one with the fancy technique, the pretty looking one, or the fashionable one. The difficult Asana is to be with yourself with complete honesty, to be with your strength and weakness, to be with your pain, and at the same time doing no harm. The difficult task in Yoga is to face the truth of your self.”
– Dr. Lakshyan Schanzer

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Yoga

Yoga engages the healing forces of the BodyMind as a system.

Yoga for Every Body.

meditation

Meditation

“Bringing back a wandering attention is the very root of judgement, character, and will.”

– William James, Principles of Psychology, 1890.

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Psychotherapy

Meditative, Body-centered
integrating East and West
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Yoga Over 50

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For the student who feels like the Tin Man: Easy floor pose activity and deep relaxation.

How to Meditate

Learn how to control your wandering mind.

Beginner's Yoga I

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Learn the basic yoga therapeutic series that will last a lifetime.

Beginner's Yoga II

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Explore your potential. Go deeper into the basic therapeutic series.

Intermediate-Advanced Yoga

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Same therapeutic release as Beginner's Yoga II. Use your strength and flexibility to develop advanced posture technique.

Self-Therapy

self therapy
Learn a Self-Psychotherapy process. This program is application of the principles of yoga psychology. Solo, pair and small group exercises.

Yoga Psychology

Why do you feel better after a yoga class, massage, psychotherapy or any healing experience? Learn 5 yoga principles that underlie a healing experience.

Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy can provide relief from stress, grief, depression, anxiety and panic, trauma, relationship difficulties, and eating and sleeping problems.

Special Programs

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Private workshops, weekend retreats, or 5 day intensive professional trainings – we have worked with just about every imaginable group or type of special need.
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What students have to say

This is exactly what I have been seeking to study

Your classes at the studio went over very well. The last class really went to the center of the material you have been mulling and reworking. As a student, I welcome the opportunity to deepen my understanding of the psychology of the asana practice. As teacher, I would like to guide others to practice and listen in this way. Yoga as self-therapy… I think this is what you are bringing in, your understanding both in theory and practice. Personally, I couldn’t ask for more. This is exactly what I have been seeking to study. So please! continue to develop and formulate your ideas, systemize when possible so students will have some reference of the material.

Yoga Teacher & Studio owner

I keep coming back because the others just don’t compare

I have been studying yoga with The Yoga Studio and Lakshyan for over ten years. I have tried other studios and keep coming back because the others just don’t compare. Lakshyan has been teaching yoga for over 30 years and is very knowledgeable not just on the practice of yoga, but how to alter each posture to work within your own limits. Class sizes are smaller which allow for personal attention. The emphasis is on doing postures correctly instead of pushing yourself beyond your ability and possibly causing injury. Don’t get me wrong, it is still a workout! I highly recommend giving The Yoga Studio a try.

Yoga Student

I highly recommend Lakshyan’s yoga studio

I have been taking yoga classes with Lakshyan for a little over a year. He has a wonderful instructional style, thoroughly explains and demonstrates the yoga movements and breathing exercises, and is attentive to his student’s physical abilities and level of comfort in class. I have found the techniques and breathing exercises demonstrated in class to be very helpful in decompressing after a stressful day/week. I especially find the deep relaxation exercises we engage in at the end of each class to be helpful. As a practicing child psychologist, I am very aware of the benefits of exercise and relaxation training/meditation on physical and emotional well-being. I highly recommend Lakshyan’s yoga studio.

Yoga Student and Psychologist
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