Heartspace Yoga & Healing Arts

Welcome to Heartspace!

Heartspace is a community-oriented studio that offers yoga and healing arts from a range of traditions.  Located in the Capital Region, we have studios centrally located near Washington Park in Albany and on Monument Square in downtown Troy.  We provide a safe, supportive and tranquil setting with excellent instruction to help improve overall health, reduce stress, and invite a peaceful and calm mind through the practice of yoga. We offer instruction for all levels from beginners to advanced with daily drop-in yoga and pilates classes, workshops, special events, yoga teacher training, and several community classes per week, which are offered by donation.

with gratitude,
Elizabeth and Andrew,  Heartspace Owners and Managers



New to Heartspace?  Welcome!   When you take your first class at Heartspace, your second class is free: 2 Classes for $16.    Your second class is good for 30 days after your first class on this pass. Click here to purchase our Introductory Offer.  Please email us if you have questions about classes, rates, instructors, or our studios.  We'd like to help you find a class that is right for you! 

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Foster Care Special Upcoming Free Yoga Class: Restore and Renew Yoga for Parents Providing Foster Care to Children, Friday December 9, 6-7PM.  In coordination, with Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth, we're offering a free gentle hatha yoga class: Restore and Renew for Foster Parents; for both those providing foster parenting and those interested in learning more about foster parenting on Friday December 16 6PM at our Troy Studio.   Sign up here for free.   A brief reception will follow.

Family Yoga, Saturday December 10, 3:30PM Troy Studio.  By donation.  

Early Morning Yoga at Heartspace Unlimited for only $50/month.     Start your day off right and come join us at either Troy or Albany for our 6:45 - 7:45AM classes during the week.   In Albany and Troy, we offer classes Monday, Tuesday (Pilates in Albany), and Thursday.    Click here to purchase your one month morning unlimited pass for $50.   Good for 30 days from the first class taken.  No multi-month commitment required.

Master Classes with Lauren Toolin. Cultivating Calm: A Practice for Pratyhara.  Saturday December 17, 2016 9 - 11AM, Albany Studio.  These workshops are a great opportunity to deepen your practice, work with a top instructor, and connect with a dedicated group of yogis. $25  Click here to register.

Prenatal Partner Yoga and Massage Workshop, Sunday December 11, 11AM - 1PM.   Instructor Rosy Mulligan.  Albany Studio.  In this fun and hands-on workshop, partners will be building their tool kit for supporting their partner during the birthing journey. Partners will learn techniques for breath awareness, partner poses, acupressure and massage, which can help strengthen and relax the laboring woman's body during pregnancy and labor. We will explore visualization and and relaxation techniques that can further assist during labor.   $40 per couple to preregister by November 30.   $50 after that date.  Space limited to 12 couples.

Restorative Yoga Class in Albany.  Sunday December 11, 1:30 - 3PM with Rosy Mulligan. Regular class pricing applies.  

Gong Bath in Troy.    Saturday Dec 17, 4- 5:15pm.  (Rescheduled from Dec 3) Restore and renew and you let the sounds and resonance of the gongs envelop you. Practice asana, meditate, lay down and rest, sleep, whatever makes sense during the time. No experience required.  Led by Jim and Nick Pavoldi of the Gong Lab and Diane Simpson offering chakra bowl vibrations.    Click here to sign up. $20.   Our next event will be Saturday Feb 4, 2017. 

Upcoming Series Beginning January 2017

Prenatal Yoga Six-Week Series.  Instructor Rosy Mulligan.  Six-week Series, Sundays 11AM - 12:15PM, January 8, 2017 - February 12, 2017. Albany studio. This prenatal yoga series is designed to nurture the foundation of a life-long bond between mother and baby. Instruction will mindfully support the preparation of the mother's body for birth, while providing essential skills for relaxation.   $75. Click here for more information or to preregister.   

Brand New Beginners Yoga Six-Week Series.  Saturdays January 14 - February 18, 2017, 11:45AM - 1PM.  Albany Studio.    Whether you're brand new, just dipping your toe into it now, or want to revisit some of the foundations of yoga, please consider this upcoming series.   Instructor Rebecca Volpe.   $75. Click here for more information or to preregister.

Yoga Therapy for Managing Stress and Anxiety.  A Six-Week Series with Bruce McEwen.   Sundays 2:30PM - 4PM.   January 15 - February 19, 2017.  Troy Studio.    Fear and anxiety are important psychological responses that enable us to avoid danger and prepare for challenging situations. This course will explore evidence-base methods to manage and befriend these emotional responses so that we are able to meet the social, professional, environmental, and other challenges of modern life while becoming less overwhelmed by stress and anxiety.

Specific methods used in the course include:

  • Energizing and grounding asana sequences for relief from stress and anxiety.
  • Pranayama, and progressive muscle relaxation to calm and relax both body and mind.
  • Mindfulness meditations to help train our minds to observe and befriend our thoughts and our emotional responses.
  • Inspiring poems and similar resources.

Cost: $75.  Click here to register.  If interested, please sign up soon as this series has sold out for the past two years.

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Albany Heartspace:

747 Madison Avenue
Albany, NY 12208

located in rear of building
on lower level

Troy Heartspace:

10 2nd Street
Troy, NY 12180

located at the corner of 2nd St and Broadway
2nd floor - entrance next to Lucas Confectionery & Wine Bar

Contact Us:

(518) 512-3390

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