From Edgartown, take Edgartown/West Tisbury Road until it
forks and bear right onto State Road. Stay on State Road for
2 miles. Look for the Vineyard Yoga sign on the right just past
Vineyard Gardens. Turn right into Middletown Village onto
Cournoyer Road. You will see a second Vineyard Yoga sign at
the very end of the Cournoyer Road cul-de-sac.
From Vineyard Haven, take State Road to West Tisbury. Look
for the Vineyard Yoga sign on the left just after the Fire
Station. Turn left into Middletown Village onto Cournoyer
Road. You will see a second Vineyard Yoga sign at the very
end of the Cournoyer Road cul-de-sac.
!$70.00 (3-month exp)
Mat rental !$2.00
Towel rental !$2.00
Hot Yoga students, to save money, bring a mat,
large towel (60" or longer) & water.
All classes are 75-90 minutes.
First time students please arrive early to fill
Hatha Yoga & Asana's
All disciplines of yoga have been passed down by word of mouth
from a guru (teacher) to their students. Traditionally students
dedicated their entire lives to the guru's teachings and practiced
everything that is taught, without question. Hatha Yoga came
to the west in the 1920's and since then has been changed and
adapted to fit our cultural needs.
Many years ago in the U.S., Vinyasa was a term used mainly
for Ashtanga Vinyasa. Presently, the term is widely used by
many instructors who teach very different types of classes.
The most common misconception about a Vinyasa class is
that it is a "flow" moving directly from one posture to the
next without stopping. This is not true. Vinyasa is moving
from one posture to the next using an inhale or exhale
breathing pattern. The postures do not have to be linked
together to do this, but they can be.
The Vinyasa lineage was passed down by Sri Tirumala
Kristnamacharia, who was born in 1888 in a remote village in
India. It is believed that his teacher was