Heartspace Yoga & Healing Arts

Welcome to Heartspace!

Heartspace is a community-oriented studio that offers yoga and healing arts from a range of traditions.  We have two studios near Washington Park in Albany and on Monument Square in downtown Troy.  We seek to 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 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



$45 Morning Monthly Pass at Heartspace.   This pass allows you to take unlimited morning classes at both of our studios for classes that end prior to 8:45AM.  We currently offer 6:45AM yoga and pilates classes Monday to Thursday at Albany and Tuesday and Thursday in Troy.  Take up to four classes per week and get your per class cost below $3.  

Unlimited Monthly Passes at Heartspace:  We offer unlimited passes for all classes at both our studios for as low as $90 per month with a one-year commitment.   A three month commitment is $110 per month and a single monthly unlimited pass is $140.  Contact info@heartspacealbany.com for more details or purchase your pass online or at the studios.

Introductory Offer:  Your first class at Heartspace Albany and at Troy are only $6 each.  Come enjoy a class at either or both of our studios for $6 per class.  Click here to view our schedules for both studios and click here to purchase your $6 class passes for Troy and Albany.  This offer can only be used one time per client, per studio.  Existing clients to Heartspace can also take advantage of this offer.



Living Greatly: Ayurveda 101 Series with Lauren Toolin.  Troy Studio.  Lauren leads this Tuesday night series for all who want to take charge of their diet, longevity and wellness!    Tuesday nights, 7:30 -9PM.  Dec 9 & 23, 2014 and Jan 6 & 20, 2015.  Cost: $89 includes classes and supplies.  Contact Lauren at ltoolin@gmail.com to register.  


Yoga Therapy for Stress Management and Relief from Anxiety and Depression Series  Eight-week winter series begins Jan 11, 2015. Troy Studio.  Sundays 3:30 - 5PM.  Instructor Bruce Viveka McEwen.  PhD, E-RYT.  Fear and anxiety are important psychological responses that enable us to avoid danger and prepare for challenging situations. In this course we will learn to manage and befriend these emotional responses so that we are able to meet the social, professional, environmental, and other challenges of modern life without becoming overwhelmed by anxiety and depression.  Cost $90.  Click here to preregister.   Questions? Email andrew@heartspacealbany.com. 


The Perfect Chatturanga.  Instructor Jennilee Toner.  Saturday November 8, 2-4PM. Troy Studio.   Promoting her new book, Jennilee will bring her enthusiasm and energy to Heartspace Troy this fall.  Learn alignment and strengthening techniques to safely move and flow in a dynamic vinyasa sequence.  Cost $25 to preregister in advance.  $30 at the door. Preregister here.   


Jivayate: A Restorative Practice for Stressful Times.  Instructor Lauren Toolin ERYT.  Saturday November 22, 1:30 - 4PM.  Troy Studio 

Yearning for a nurturing respite focused on stress management and self-care?   In Sanskrit, Jivayate means 'to restore to life'.    In this time of seasonal change and hustle and bustle, give yourself the gift of a restorative yoga practice and learn practical techniques, based on Yoga and Ayurveda, to bring more balance and renewal to your winter days.  Cost.  $30 to preregister by November 4th.  $35 after that date. Preregister here.  



New Class Spotlight

Ashtanga Morning Mysore at Heartspace Albany offered six days a week, Sundays to Friday. The studio is open from 5:30am - 8AM. Mysore is not led but all instruction is done on a one-on-one basis while everyone practices their own portion of the Ashtanga sequence. We will make the space available to you and instructor Sarah Appelhans and Katy Aitchison will provide assistance and guidance as needed. New ashtangis are welcome! If you have an ashtanga practice, you can come at anytime but will need to conclude by 8AM.  Come for your daily practice with others and share community. By donation. Not offered on Saturdays or full or new moons.


Baby and Me Classes Tuesdays, 11am-12pm in Albany.  Instructor Megan Affonso   For parents and babies six weeks old up to approximately six months, just before they start crawling around; also a great post-natal class for moms.  Breathe, stretch, have fun, make friends, and connect with your baby.   $12 drop in.  Class size capped at 15.    We plan to start a new class for "big" kids later in the fall once these little ones start moving around.   


Prenatal Yoga classes are ongoing in Troy and Albany.  Helping to foster the sacred connection between mother and baby, instructor Megan Affonso leads ongoing drop-in classes in Troy, 4:30 - 5:45 PM and  in Albany, 5:30 - 6:45 PM.  Use a class card of your choice or $16 for drop in.   Email us at info@heartspacealbany.com for more information.

Drop-In, Multi-Class and Monthly Pass Pricing

Drop-In Pricing:

  • 75/90 minute class $16.  Student and Senior (62+) $12. 
  • 60 minute class $12

Multi-Class Passes (Transferable, Good for 6 Months from Date of First Class Taken on Pass): 

  • 5 Classes $70 (Student and Senior $50);
  • 10 Classes $125;
  • 20 Classes $225. 

Monthly Class Passes (not transferable)

  • 4 Classes $48;
  • 6 Classes $60.

Unlimited Monthly Passes (not transferable)

  • $90 with 1-year commitment;
  • $110 with 3-month commitment;
  • $140 for single month (pass is not transferable to others)

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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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