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Yoga is for everyone, at any age, and in any physical condition! You donít have to be strong and flexible to do yoga, but yoga will help you gain strength and flexibility. It can both calm you and energize you.

Come and join me for yoga in Westchester County, New York. I hold classes in South Salem, White Plains, Mount Kisco, Yonkers, and Rye. If you have a specific condition that you would like to address, be it structural, physiological, or psychological (or some combination of these!),  private yoga therapy sessions might be best for you. You can schedule private yoga or yoga therapy sessions at my South Salem location or in your own home.


I am trained, and teach, in the Viniyoga style.  Viniyoga is a contemplative, breath-centered style of yoga characterized by: 


Emphasis on the breath - linking breath to movement; using the breath to support and enhance movement, to energize, to de-stress, to refresh.


Repetition of two or three poses, setting up a gentle rhythm, which warms up the muscles and joints and makes it safer to subsequently hold poses for several breaths


Adaptations of poses for each individual practitioner Ė getting the pose into the person, not the person into the pose!

For more information about Viniyoga, please go to the American Viniyoga Institute web site.

Stephanie and a colleague on the dock - Yoga on Lake Rippowam
Photo courtesy Carol Gracie

About the name...

The Rippowam Tribe occupied the area that is now northeastern Westchester County in New York and northwest Fairfield County in Connecticut, the area in which I live and teach. My South Salem classes are held in view of Lake Rippowam and, weather permitting, we have class outside at the lakefront.  


Stephanie Harding

South Salem, NY





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This page was last updated on March 29, 2014