Heartspace Yoga & Healing Arts

Upcoming Events and Announcements 


 New Classes and Schedule Updates

Prenatal Yoga classes will be ongoing in Troy and Albany.  Helping to foster the sacred connection between mother and baby, instructor Megan Affonso leads ongoing drop-in classes beginning Tuesday May 6 in Troy, 4:30 - 5:45 PM and Thursday May 8 in Albany, 5:30 - 6:45 PM.  Use a class card of your choice or $15 for drop in.   Email us at info@heartspacealbany.com for more information.  

Sunday Schedule in Albany: Effective May, 2014, the Sunday schedule in Albany will be 9AM Vinyasa with Nancy, 10:30AM Kripalu Yoga with Carrie, 12:00 Vinyasa and Meditation with Martha.  Please note, the class with Martha will no longer be community class by donation.  Drop in rates apply.

New weekday classes in Troy: Effective May, 2014, we're adding Yoga at Noon on Mondays and Rise and Shine Yoga at 7AM on Thursdays


Yoga Teacher Training at Heartspace

Lauren Toolin E-RYT has been training and mentoring teachers at Heartspace since 2007.  

  • 200-Hour YTT:  Whether you are interested in instructing or informing the foundations of your own practice, this training will provide you the knowledge you need.  Based upon the ancient and classical teachings of Yoga, yet made applicable to the modern day, this program will enrich your knowledge of Yoga philosophy, lifestyle, practices, and teaching methodologies.  Cultivate your personal Yogic journey and your ability to guide others through your teaching.
  • 300-Hour Advanced Training:  For experienced practitioners and certified teachers, this multi-module life changer is an in-depth and personal journey into more intricate, esoteric, and therapeutic philsophies and applications. Next module: advanced teaching skills.  July 19-20 and August 2-3.
  • Specialized Trainings:  Yoga for Young Ones Weekend Immersion and Training, July 26-27.  A unique creative movement program for children.  Albany studio.  

Click here to learn more about these programs, read testimonials, dates and registration information. 

Community Events



Yoga and Gong Bath.  Troy Studio. First Saturday of Every Month.  Yoga class 2:30 - 3:30   Gong Bath 4 - 5:30 PM.  Set yourself up for a deeply relaxing experience with yoga and then sink in and restore with the gongs.  Tea served between sessions.  Come for both the yoga and gong bath or just the gong bath session.  Both sessions by donation.  Suggested donation for yoga and gongs, $20-$25.  Suggested donation for just the gong bath session $10-$20.

Family Yoga, Troy studio, Second Saturday of Every Month, 3:30 - 4:30 PM.  Bring your entire family to yoga and practice together! Family yoga begins with thoughtfully tuning in, followed by fun, mindful, playful and meditative practices that includes postures, partner poses and group poses. Class will conclude with relaxation and guided imagery. Adults awaken your inner-child with laughter and love. This class is sure to inspire the entire family's relationship. Heartspace loves families of all sorts - your family can only be defined by you. Bring anyone you love and have fun!  This event will be held the second Saturday of every month.  Community class, offered by donation.




Devotion in Motion: A Bhakti and Yoga Asana workshop with John Smrtic Albany Studio.  Saturday May 31, 2:30 - 5PM.  Cost $30.  Early bird price prior to May 31 is $25.  Save the date - registration links upcoming. 


Partner Yoga and Therapeutic Flying Workshop. Troy Studio. Saturday June 14th, 1:30 - 4:30 PM.  In this workshop explore the power of connection, trust, surrender, and healing touch through a playful partner yoga flow and gravity defying therapeutic flying postures.  Instructors Kristin Dasenback and Stephen Masullo.  Cost: $30 or $25 early bird price before June 1. Click here for more information or to register. 

Kirtan Soul Revival, Thursday June 19 at Heartspace Troy.  $15 to preregister.  $20 at the door.

Prema Hara, Wednesday June 25th at Heartspace Albany with John Smrtic.








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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